Big changes, small changes. These are some of the many local stories that made a difference.
Most Americans believe local news outlets are doing fine financially. Yet less than 1 in 6 subscribe to keep them afloat.
Local media will recognize in 2021 that, in order to be trusted and sustainable, they will need to operationalize their whole organization around understanding who their local community is, and what news and information offerings that community wants and needs.
Arts and music drive conversations, encourage economic impact through travel and exploration, and bridge the gap between languages and cultures.
Congressional leaders said that lawmakers agreed to expand forgivable government loans to additional struggling local news outlets as part of a $900 billion COVID-19 relief bill.