Local is About Perspective.

Author:Long, Dan
Position:Comments - Letter to the editor

Yet, regional news is local. Best to define "local" before saying if something is or is not local. ("Shoptalk: What is Local News?" June 2019) I'm a newspaperman, but I've worked in TV and radio. What happens in "the next town over" does indeed impact you, so that would make it "local," right? Or maybe not. I think this is really a rural versus metro look at news. People, especially news people who are in large metro areas, see their city as "local" even though it might take two hours...

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