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FCC: Local Journalism Falls Short

While there are more media outlets then ever, fewer are doing the local journalism necessary to keep institutions accountable to the public, according to a new report issued by the Federal Communications Commission.

"A shortage of reporting manifests itself in invisible ways: stories not written, scandals not exposed, government waste not discovered, health dangers not identified in time, local elections involving candidates about whom we know little," the report says.

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