Local Television News Isn't Local, Isn't News

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Federal Communications Commissioner Michael J. Copps says he's "flat out alarmed" by a study of local television news by the Norman Lear Center at USC's Annenberg School for Communications and Journalism. It's titled, "Local TV News in the Los Angeles Media Market: Are Stations Serving the Public Interest."



  • Marty Kaplan - research professor, USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism; Norman Lear chair in entertainment, media and society
  • Stacy Woelfel - Chairman, Radio, Television and Digital New Association


Warren Olney