Tag Archives: News deserts

Vulture Capitalism In 2020

Vulture capitalism in 2020: Ken Doctor says the 25 percent stake Alden Global Capital got in Tribune Publishing is the latest wakeup call.

“The old world is over, and the new one — one of ghost newspapers, news deserts and under informed communities — is headed straight for us.”

 

Finding News Deserts By ZIP Code

Finding news deserts by ZIP code: Michelle Ferrier writes about the Media Deserts Project.

It’s a “research effort that is trying to map the ways in which many of America’s rural communities are indeed impoverished by the lack of fresh, daily local news and information,” she writes, and find media audiences.