Local News Is Dying, and It’s Taking Small Town America With It

“Local news outlets play a vital role in the daily lives of communities who are often ignored by mega-media companies that are disconnected geographically and culturally,” said Hugo Balta , the president of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, in an email.

“The regionalization of content production, a failed one-size-fits-all practice, is irrelevant to already underserved communities like Hispanics, especially in small markets where information about local government, education, health and other important issues is indispensable.”

“The public is suffering,” Balta said.

Here’s the full Bloomberg article: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-09-05/local-news-is-dying-and-it-s-taking-small-town-america-with-it

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