Local newspapers are on life support; banks could provide the cure they need

AMERICAN BANKER—March 10, 2023—Community news organizations are often integral to the vitality of a community. Studies, and common sense, have indicated that communities that lack good local news have less civic involvement, more corruption, higher taxes and lower voter turnout.

So, isn’t it about time for the government to encourage banks to treat local news as an essential community service?

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