- Just Posted: Spotlight on Research Kenneth Dautrich discusses his research on the future of the First Amendment.
- Spotlight on Research Matthew Powers talks about his research on local news startups.
- Spotlight on Research JoAnn Sciarrino discusses digital ad agencies and community papers.
Over the past decade, a new media baron has emerged. Private equity funds, hedge funds and investment groups have swooped into to buy and manage newspapers. With the industry in distress and publishers struggling to adapt to the digital age, many communities are in danger of losing their primary source of local news and information. This report explores the long-ranging social, economic and political impact of this shift in ownership.