Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Fewer reporters covering local news
The press room at the San Mateo County Government Center in Redwood City once used to bustle with a dozen reporters or more. Today it is staffed by two or three scribes. The same thing has happened at Los Angeles County Hall of Administration. James Rainey of the LA Times reports that fewer and fewer journalists are covering the biggest local government in America.
Posted by San Francisco Peninsula Press Club at 6:32 PM