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The Future of Charlottesville (and all local) Media

A fascinating discussion last week, and I hope to be able to make the next one.

…After recent staff cuts, furloughs and the shutdown of local printing for the Daily Progress , will Media General be doing more downsizing? … What about the partnership between the non-profit Charlottesville Tomorrow and the Daily Progress, being watched nationally as a possible future model for local news? …  University of Virginia media studies professor Bruce Williams began with a historical overview of how changing “media regimes” in the U.S. have impacted political communication and civil society, and how the recent ‘broadcast era’ may have been an anomaly in the larger sweep of American history.

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