Provocative metaphor? Simplistic soundbite? Journalistic sensationalism? Legitimate description of a truly critical situation?
All news is local news. Even the biggest national or international headlines begin as local stories (from somewhere) that go on to be widely syndicated. Without local journalism, there is no journalism.
How will democracy and journalism evolve in the ‘post-print’, digital age?
How can we tell some of the critical stories that mainline media cannot afford to tell?