So much local news coverage is tied to the news cycle at a time when audiences are also expecting insights, context, impact, and an understanding of stories as they unfold.
The American Press Institute is launching a new effort to support accountability and government reporting that better prioritizes the needs of local communities.
“It’s not that nobody wants to read local news; it’s just that not enough people do to make it a viable business.”
Over the next several months, the Weather Channel plans to infuse climate coverage into its morning, afternoon and even entertainment programs.
Despite the chaos and uncertainty of 2020, it was a year of journalistic and financial growth for the nonprofit news industry.