Going to pieces


"Going to pieces" by Chris Davis for Memphis Flyer, March 14, 2019

"Ending rural and regional home delivery also contributed to the nationwide rise of what are now being called "news deserts," a dynamic that worsened with corporate acquisition and subsequent shuttering of hometown and family newspapers in places where 40 to 60 percent of the population may not have broadband or wi-fi access. News deserts are most common in Southern states, according to the UNC report, and less likely to affect younger, whiter, and more affluent communities."

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