Has Your Local News Been Outsourced? 10 Tools to Identify and Support Truly Local Journalism
Who produces the local news you read, see and hear? Has it been outsourced to people in another state, or maybe even another country? How can you tell?
On this week’s episode of This American Life, Ira Glass and the team explore what happens when U.S. media corporations outsource local journalism to workers around the world. Most troubling, perhaps, is the way these companies are trying to hide what they are doing.