November 11, 2020

How Local News Can Ease the Angry Polarization of the Trump Era

In his November 11, 2020 commentary, Boston PBS media platform GBH’s Dan Kennedy references Jim Fallows’s now four year old prescription for overcoming the anger and divisiveness that had given rise to Donald Trump’s toxic brand of right-wing populism: a renewed engagement with community life. Kennedy laments that this advice was not heeded.