My local newspaper, the San Francisco Chronicle, has lately been pushing local news onto the home page more than ever before. Today’s front page is filled with local and regional news with nary a national story. Is it time for local newspapers — even large metro papers like the Chronicle — to focus much more on local news and less on national and international news? If you’re a newspaper reader, would that upset you? If you’re more of an online newspaper reader, how much do you count on your local newspaper site for local vs. national or international news? And what sources do you use most for local news: local TV, alternative weeklies, blogs, local newspapers, email lists? Share your thoughts in the comments below and I’ll run the best ones in the next Your Take Roundup.
How important is local news to you?
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