Local News Falls to COVID Hammer

As the effects of coronavirus impact an already-struggling industry, communities across Australia have watched as their news outlets close their doors.
The economic fallout has been described as an “extinction event” for the media – and news outlets in suburban, regional and rural areas are being particularly hard hit.
The Daily was joined by Gary Dickson, the research and projects manager for the Public Interest Journalism Initiative, to discuss the devastation and the future of journalism.

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