Taking Over Local News

Local newspapers are an important part of communities across the country. But the newspaper industry is changing. 30 years ago, there was a lot of money in journalism—but now, many local papers are struggling to stay in business.

So why is one company trying to buy as many of them as it can?

Guests: Nick Ferraro, Dakota Country Reporter, Saint Paul Pioneer Press; Michael Griffin, Professor of Media & Cultural Studies; Hannah Catlin ’21, News Editor, The Mac Weekly