Local News is on the Wane in the US

June 12, 2011
Is the D.C.'s newseum like the natural history museum-- a display of the bones of past life?

 A Federal Study Finds That Local Reporting Has Waned


FCC Hearings in Richmond VA 2003: Media Ownership

June 17, 2010
Dharma Dailey testifies about the need for local media.
Commissioner Michael Copps organized hearings on media ownership, starting in 2003. This one was held in Richmond, Virginia. Local Filmmaker, Curator, James Parrish held his monthly Flicker meeting as a warm-up for the FCC hearing, with a video about media consolidation and presentations by many media activists who had come to Richmond for the occasion.