From Statehouse to Newsroom: The Role Public Policy Can Play in Rebuilding Local News

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Efforts in many states across the U.S. to advance legislation to counter the collapse of local news are on the rise. Learn about the various types of legislation being proposed and how to support efforts in your state and help to promote long-term sustainability and accessibility of quality local journalism. Panelists will share various approaches, demystify policy-making mechanisms and discuss the role advocacy can play in bolstering local news ecosystems.


Graciela Mochkofsky

Bruce Putterman


Steve Waldman

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