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In the past decade and a half, nearly one in five newspapers have disappeared, leaving thousands of communities in so-called “news deserts,” according to a study out of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
What’s the connection between local news and trust in media? And what effect can the absence of local journalism have on voter participation?
This Election Day, Kojo speaks to local journalism advocates about what happens when a community news source folds — and what’s being done to keep the public informed.
Produced by Julie Depenbrock
- Alexa Mills Editor, Washington City Paper; @alexatimeaus
- Doug Tallman Senior News Editor, Montgomery Community Media; @Media_Doug
- Penny Muse Abernathy Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Media Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- Steven Waldman Co-Founder and President, Report for America
- Chris Six Editor, Fauquier Times
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