The Future of Local News?

Newspapers are caught in a graveyard spiral. Reduced advertising budgets mean cuts in reporting staffs which in turn lead to less and less reporting on local news. People stop reading the paper because there is no content relevant to them.

EveryBlock is a highly localized new website that provides information about everything from crime to food establishment inspections, fire calls and car crashes. Is this what the future of local news looks like?

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