So, is local news dying? Old mentalities are certainly dying, but only because new ones are being born.
Over recent years, the percentage of those weathercasters concerned with climate change has increased rapidly, moving closer in line with the attitudes of climate scientists overall.
Older generations are more likely to value and watch news, but they are more likely to pull out of viewing as time goes on.
If the proposed legislation becomes law, it would offer substantial help to many local newsrooms at a critical time.
Increased attention has been paid to the trauma of journalism in recent years, more so since the pandemic hit.
Gray Television’s investigative team is launching a weekly show across the group’s stations in 102 markets.