If you have a few minutes this weekend, please read Julie Sandorf’s article on local news, our feature read today. “The decline of local coverage—a lack of eyes upon the street—leads to chronic civic problems,” she writes. Sandorf is the president of the Charles H. Revson Foundation.
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“A community is made up of shared moments, and local news is crucial for sharing these moments,” writes Sandorf. “If these moments are lost, we all lose.” Thank you for reading and supporting EdNC.
North Carolina Farm Bureau President Larry Wooten’s tenure will draw to a close next week. Wooten has served on EdNC’s Board of Directors. Here NC State looks back over his education, career, and leadership.
Rebuilding local news coverage is part of a civic-repair program we must pursue to restore the democratic promise of our cities and of our country.... Read the rest