On this edition of Your Call's media roundtable, we'll discuss what happens when hedge funds and private equity firms buy newspapers. In many cases, they lay off dozens or hundreds of journalists, leaving the public with a shadow of the local news coverage they once had.
Some journalists are organizing and fighting back. They are calling for local buyers to step up, and want the public service mission of newspapers to be fulfilled.
Jason Blevins, former Denver Post writer
George Kelly, breaking news reporter with the East Bay Times
Laura Rodriguez, HOY Chicago reporter