Wednesday on CoastLine: Local Journalism after Annapolis

Jul 6, 2018

On Wednesday’s CoastLine, across the country, people are mourning the slain journalists of the Capital Gazette in Annapolis. We explore the purpose – and the challenges – of local journalism.


Tim Buckland, New Hanover County and State Politics Reporter

Rob Kaiser, Publisher of the Greater Wilmington Business Journal  

Benjamin Schachtman, Managing Editor, Port City Daily


What are your thoughts concerning the deadly attack on the Capital Gazette? Do you think this factors into the gun debate or are these entirely separate issues? On Wednesday’s CoastLine, we explore the purpose of local journalism. How does local reporting impact your life?

Are journalists increasingly coming under attack? Why or why not? If yes, what’s the reason? Tell us:


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