Local Media Upheaval

Local Media Upheaval

Kojo examines the changes in the local media scene and looks ahead to how readers will get community news amid the upheaval impacting smaller, alternative publications.

This week the conservative daily Washington Examiner announced a shift in its business model, moving from a daily to weekly print edition. The Examiner's move follows other big changes for local media, including The Washington Post's announcement that a paywall is coming soon for its most frequent online readers. Kojo examines the changes in the local media scene and looks ahead to how readers will get community news amid the upheaval.

Guests

Mark Jurkowitz

Associate Director, Project for Excellence in Journalism; former ombudsman of The Boston Globe.

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