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The Social Value of Local Journalism 2020 – FULL REPORT

Journalism’s role in developing social capital It is well documented that local journalism provides a vital role in terms of truth and democracy. Independent journalism spreads information, exposes injustice, supports freedom of speech, and holds those in power to account. Less well-documented is local journalism’s essential role in the social and economic wellbeing of communities. …

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