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From abortion to recession, border security to crime, energy policy to inflation, the partisan framing of major issues by most corporate media are calculated efforts to influence you and define debate.
Last week, for the first time in 1,152 days, Forum columnist and reporter Tammy Swift drove to an office and went to work. And she found that as much things have changed, they have completely stayed the same.
In today’s partisan political climate, it is rare for Democrats and Republicans to agree on anything, but the Journalism Competition and Preservation Act is one important exception. Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle agree: we need to pass the JCPA to ensure that publishers — especially small and local publishers — are treated fairly and can serve their communities.
In a report this week in the Grand Forks Herald, the owner of the Drayton, North Dakota, Valley News & Views said that if a buyer isn’t found by next month, the weekly publication will close so she can focus on her health.

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If the larger American public engaged, their numbers would dwarf the Tucker Carlson or Rachel Maddow audience, but they're too busy watching "Young Sheldon."
It sure puts some perspective on the array of things that we stress about daily in the newsroom but are only minor issues after all.
The shock drop, which comes before Amazon earnings later in the day, spilled over to Europe where technology led sectoral fallers with a decline of 2% and soured the mood across global financial markets in another busy day of central bank meetings.
The wording announcing the sale led some social media users to suggest the media company would soon allow only subscribers access.

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