Why The New York Times Is Covering Newspaper Closures as a National Story (and How Local Outlets Can Collaborate)


The crisis of local newspapers, in The New York Times’ eyes, is now a national story.

Choked out by Facebook, Google, and other digital giants for advertising dollars, consolidated by profit-seeking corporations, and ultimately closing up shop as the community watchdogs and drivers of civic engagement, the struggles of local media—especially legacy newspapers are not unfamiliar to Nieman Lab readers.

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