Local News Is Struggling — But Handouts From Digital Giants Aren’t the Answer

by Tom Grubisich
Two very smart thinkers about the future of American journalism — Steve Waldman and Emily Bell — have called for Facebook and other hugely prosperous digital enterprises to pay reparations for what their success is allegedly costing journalism and democracy. I’ve worked in journalism all my life, but I don’t buy Waldman and Bell’s arguments.Read the full article