Coronavirus Sends Local Papers, Radio Into Crisis

Even though demand for local news has never been higher than during the pandemic and websites are seeing upwards of five times their usual traffic, local newspapers and some radio broadcasters are already facing layoffs. “Economically, this is devastating,” said one radio executive. “We are modeling daily on how to keep people when we have no money coming in the door.”

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