A New Colorado Venture Aims To Keep Local News In Local Hands

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The Colorado Sun, a 2.5-year-old digital news site based in Denver, is acquiring a family-run chain of 24 suburban Colorado newspapers as part of an effort to preserve hyper-local journalism. The Colorado Sun has partnered with the non-profit National Trust for Local News to run the papers.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Larry Ryckman, editor of the Colorado Sun, and Elizabeth Hansen Shapiro, CEO and co-founder of the National Trust for Local News, about the partnership.

This segment aired on May 13, 2021.


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