Local Journalism

Special | 26m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Local journalism has been faltering for more than a decade, creating news deserts across the country, many in underserved communities. How will this affect our democracy and our society? This episode explores the reasons for the decline, how the lack of local journalism affects communities and some of the innovative models that are trying to fill the void.

Aired: 01/28/22

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

BackStory is a local public television program presented by WGTE.

BackStory is made possible, in part, by KeyBank, with additional support from the League of Women Voters.