Penny Abernathy talks about the decline of local news on new Gallup podcast

Penny Abernathy

LISTEN to this “Out of the Echo Chamber” podcast in which UNC Hussman Knight Chair in Journalism and Digital Economics Penny Abernathy explores the decline of local news with host Jonathan T. Rothwell.

Abernathy’s chat with Rothwell comes on the heels of the release of the “State of Public Trust in Local News” report, part of Knight Foundation’s Trust, Media and Democracy initiative with Gallup.

The report, released Oct. 29, probes Americans’ perceptions and assessments of local media.

Listen to the “Out of the Echo Chamber” podcast with Abernathy here.

Read the full “State of Public Trust in Local Media” report here.

Learn more about Abernathy’s groundbreaking research on U.S. news deserts at usnewsdeserts.com.