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GBH News covers the revival of community journalism

Nice doubleheader on the revival of local news in Greater Boston from my friends at GBH News. Jeremy Siegel reports on three startups in the suburbs — the Burlington Buzz, the Framingham Source and the Marblehead Beacon — as well as Boston Black News, a radio outlet. (Jeremy interviewed me as well.)

Tori Bedford has a piece on the ownership transition at The Bay State Banner, which has been covering the Black community since 1965 and whose new executives have some ambitious expansion plans.

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1 Comment

  1. Ian Caldwell

    Great to see that local news coverage is bouncing back in some communities! I hope it will see a resurgence in more communities, especially those where Gannett has gutted local newspapers.

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