In a PSA interview with a local newspaper editor, PSA learned more about how newspaper journalism is surviving today. According to this article, digital news subscription is up as more people subscribe to trusted national newspapers such as the New York Times.
In El Paso and Las Cruces, local news is now coming from Gannet of the USA Today network with over 100 local newsrooms focused on learning to listen to how national news is viewed by the local population.
“The biggest crisis of journalism in America is the crisis of local news,” New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet said at a recent Recode conference. “I don’t know what the model is for them. We’ve got to figure it out.”