Jun 12, 2018
The local media landscape is pretty fluid right now: extinct or shrunken newspapers, online-only outlets, freshly grown media entities that may or may not be objective. What's all this mean for local government? Is a reliable, objective media purely about watchdog dynamics? What about when local government needs to get its messages out? What happens when the local government IS the news source? It's too big a topic to solve on a podcast episode, but it's worth the talk.
Episode 44: Chief Storyteller - http://municipalequation.libsyn.com/ep-44-chief-storyteller
Michael Grass, Route Fifty - https://www.govexec.com/voices/michael-grass/8755/
By the Bay - http://bythebay.cool
By the Bay featured in Editor and Publisher - https://www.editorandpublisher.com/columns/business-of-news-by-the-bay-dives-deep-to-explain-local-topics-and-elections/
Adweek coverage of The Source - https://www.adweek.com/digital/l-a-metro-launches-blog-local-transit-reporters-contribute/
"To Inform and to Serve," sampled on this episode - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nT5DtcPAjZ8