More bad news for journalism: Report says local reporting has declined

Less coverage of state governments and municipalities means the powers that be are proceeding unchecked by media watchdogs. This probably won’t end well.

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Seriously. If it isn’t doom, it’s gloom. If it isn’t layoffs, it’s declining readership and dwindling ad revenue. Perhaps The New York Times can cheer up this reporter:

Here’s a headline from today: “A Federal Study Finds That Local Reporting Has Waned.”


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