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Opinion: Leveling the Media Playing Field

Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) made news earlier this month when she announced she was seeking $2.3 billion in tax credits and grants for local newspapers and broadcasters. Local news has always been a central component to Americans, and it’s unsurprising Congress wants to support local journalism. When I was growing up in Arizona, you could almost always

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The Difference Between “Fake News” and Local News

In numerous polls, large numbers of Americans say “the media” regularly present “fake news,” ranging from skewing to downright lying. But they really are talking about the national “media,” a club that’s difficult to define and whose view is insular, to say the least. A few dozen outlets, from TV networks to national newspapers to

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