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FiveThirtyEight Politics
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What Happens When Local News Disappears
45 minutes Posted Oct 14, 2021 at 2:34 pm.
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Local news is disappearing across the country. From 2008 to 2019, the percentage of people who said they got their news from local papers fell by more than half. Staff writer at The Atlantic Elaine Godfrey and political science professor Danny Hayes discuss the role local news plays in society and what happens when it erodes.