Some Fear Decline Of Local News As Publications Seek Out Digital Audiences04:44

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Some experts say local news can thrive online. But others say online media can't replace the watchdog function of a local newspaper.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson takes a closer look at the state of local news with NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik (@davidfolkenflik).

This segment aired on July 26, 2018.

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