Briefing: The future of journalism

Policy product type
LGiU essential policy briefing
Published date
February 28, 2019
Author
Neil Merrick LGiU associate
Issues Covered
  • ad revenue competition
  • decline of local news reporting
  • impact of online platforms
Categories
Culture and sport, Devolution, Democracy, Scrutiny and Governance, Public Trust, Social media and digital technology, Technology and transformation
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