News Deserts

From the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media: This is the fourth report by the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, documenting and analyzing the loss of local news and its implications for our democracy. In the years immediately following the 2008...

More Newspaper Layoffs

Kristen Hare and Ren LaForme at Poynter: Layoffs were underway Friday at Gannett, which merged with GateHouse in late 2019 to become the largest newspaper chain in the U.S. with 261 newspapers in 46 states.We don’t yet have a clear picture of how many people and...

Newspapers in Crisis

Newspapers were on the decline even before COVID-19 Now things are much worse as advertising has dried up. Meg James at The Los Angeles Times: The print industry’s demise has larger implications, Doctor and others say. Without reporters keeping tabs on city halls,...