Report issued by ranking member of Senate committee calls local journalism 'irreplaceable'


Local journalism is "essential for healthy communities, competitive marketplaces, and a thriving democracy," states a 67-page report issued by Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the ranking member of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.  The report was released in advance of the committee's hearing this week on the impact of Big Tech platforms on local news and consumer privacy.

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