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Discussion

All Politics is Local: Future of Local Journalism

Will journalists still be able to exercise their function as the fourth power in a democratically constituted state? What new business models for sustaining local news might emerge? And which role can the state and civil society play in strengthening the supply of quality journalism, which is essential for citizens to control political power and for opinion-forming processes? With Mary Ellen Klas (Miami Herald Tallahassee), Gregor Peter Schmitz (Augsburger Allgemeine Zeitung), Lauren Harris (Columbia Journalism Review).

Speakers:

Mary Ellen Klas, Bureau Chef, Miami Herald - Tallahassee

Gregor Peter Schmitz, Chief Editor, Augsburger Allgemeine Zeitung

Lauren Harris, Journalist, Columbia Journalism Review

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