America’s news deserts and the 2024 election
Mar 19, 2024
Episode 1121

America’s news deserts and the 2024 election

Today, a special series from Marketplace Morning Report: "Democracy in the Desert."

Today, we’re bringing you a special series from “Marketplace Morning Report” that explores how communities are impacted by the absence of local news coverage, especially in a big election year. As part of the “Democracy in the Desert” series, host David Brancaccio travels to “news deserts” in Texas, North Carolina and Virginia to learn how various business models are struggling to inform voters, and where newspaper economics went wrong.

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The team

Marissa Cabrera Senior Producer
Courtney Bergsieker Associate Producer