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Study: Death of newspapers contributing to political polarization

by WorldTribune Staff, February 1, 2019 Since 2004, some 1,800 local newspapers have shut down. With cable news and social media filling the void, the United States has become a much more politically polarized nation, a study said. Fewer local newspapers mean fewer opportunities for citizens to find out about local politicians. As a result, […]
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