Tag Archives: News Desert

News Deserts and the Challenge to Democracy

By Deborah Steinborn

What do Glen­nville, Geor­gia, and Youngstown, Ohio, have in com­mon? The small town in the Deep South and the mid-sized Mid­west­ern city both have lost their sole local news­pa­pers in recent years.

For more infor­ma­tion, see the UNC report “News Deserts and Ghost News­pa­pers” (or click the graphic)

Read more »