- Local news publishers just want the ability to band together to fight for their future.
- Ironically, however, current antitrust laws actually protect Big Tech from publishers taking any organized action.
- The editors of the USA TODAY Network Tennessee adapted and endorsed this editorial from the News Media Alliance.
Quality local journalism is essential to creating an informed and engaged public and protecting a thriving democracy.
Over the last year, the publications of the USA TODAY Network Tennessee have published public service journalism covering the coal ash clean up in East Tennessee, the tornadoes that decimated Middle Tennessee, and West Tennessee stories including the Jackson Generals baseball team saga and the Byhalia pipeline saga in Memphis.
Our journalists are your neighbors, fellow shoppers and congregants, and volunteers who are dedicated to covering the communities they live, play and work in.
Local journalism, however, has suffered…