April 12, 2020

Quoted in The Washington Times

Coronavirus outbreak may be last straw for small-town weekly newspapers

The Washington Times’ Christopher Vondracek quoted Jim Fallows in his April 7, 2020 article on the effects on local journalism of the Coronavirus pandemic. “Right at this moment, they [newspapers] should be thought of as restaurants and theaters that are forced to close that have been forced to go dark. There has just been an immediate ripple effect [during covid-19] on local journalism.”

Read the article here.