Amanpour and Company

Crisis in Local News = Crisis in Democracy

Clip: 07/27/2020 | 17m 29s Video has closed captioning.

The global pandemic has impacted nearly every industry -- including local journalism, which was on shaky ground even before COVID-19. Margaret Sullivan is the media columnist for the Washington Post, and in her new book she sounds the alarm on the disappearance of local media outlets. She speaks with Michel Martin about the danger this poses -- and what needs to happen before it’s too late.

Aired: 07/27/20

Rating: NR

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PBS and WNET, in collaboration with CNN, launched Amanpour and Company in September 2018. The series features wide-ranging, in-depth conversations with global thought leaders and cultural influencers on issues impacting the world each day, from politics, business, technology and arts, to science and sports.

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