What role does local media play in our cities? Studies have shown that local newspapers increase the accountability of local government, keeping bureaucratic costs down while serving as a democratizing force. Is it time to consider local media to be a type of public space, subsidized in recognition of its function as a public good? Join us as we discuss whether media can and should be used to further public interests and the benefits that might come from doing so. Co-presented by Department of Here.
+ Nazli Parvizi / independent consultant
+ Audrey Cooper / San Francisco Chronicle
+ Jay Cheng / The Bay City Beacon
+ Lev Kushner / Department of Here
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