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WHAT’S THE NEWS ON NEWS? The challenges of 2020 have resulted in an important year for major news networks, yet there

Social media and local news were important sources for news during 2020, but they need to be improved to better serve the public

is still a ‘crisis of factuality’ around the world. Bad actors, foreign and domestic, have injected disinformation into public discourse and no country seems immune to hyper-politicised reporting. The closing of local news sources has caused an increasing distrust of news, which seems largely to focus on the interests of large, capital cities. We’ve collected some data on news consumption from a number of sources with the hope that an analysis of the facts can help us create better and wider-ranging factuality.


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