National News

Journalism Industry Needs Coronavirus Relief Funding

The collapse in advertising revenue during the pandemic ex-acerbated the already perilous financial position of news outlets, who have been decimated by Google and Facebook’s monopolistic actions. The Tampa Bay Times was even forced to cut back to two days a week of printed copies. The forgivable loans will allow these newsrooms to obtain some sense of normalcy but will not nearly restore the damage done during this crisis. […]