Global Journalist: Local News in Global Decline - Part 3 | KBIA

Global Journalist: Local News in Global Decline - Part 3

Jun 20, 2019

The Philadelphia Inquirer's newsroom shortly after its bankruptcy was announced in 2009.
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Local newspapers have been eviscerated over the last 15 years as social media and the internet have destroyed their business model. Yet all is not doom and gloom.

In the third part of our series on the global crisis in local news with the Index on Censorship, a look at new business models to support local journalism as well as how robot reporters might yet save their human counterparts.

We'll also get a look at efforts to keep "deep fake" videos from going viral on the internet and further distorting our public conversation.


Joining the program:

Producer: Edom Kassaye
Visual editor: Megan Smaltz