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Between a pandemic and a presidential election, 2020 appears to have heightened a worrisome rise in misinformation and intense political polarization in the U.S.
Northwestern University’s Medill Spiegel Research Center found that 49% of digital subscribers didn’t go to the websites they had paid for even once a month, putting them in a category known in news-industry slang as “zombies.”
The news business — and local news, in particular — is an industry practically begging to be disrupted. While national news outlets have largely found a new model that works, many local newspapers are trying everything to find something that might change their fates.
As part of its commitment to creating a better-informed world, The E.W. Scripps Company will run a commercial interruption-free special on its local television stations to spark a national dialogue around implicit bias.