Local News Can Save Us. But Not if the Government Steps In

We need better ways to build back our small town newsrooms.

Right now, America is teetering on the brink of a lot of things, most of which aren’t good. Most of them can be traced back to the public health crisis that changed everything almost two years ago it isn’t over yet. As a new variant threatens to undo the progress made by vaccines, more Americans are…




Political commentary and analysis on political and economic analysis, all from the perspective of millennial thinkers. We’re a centrist publication but we resist Trump.

Recommended from Medium

People don’t understand how journalism works.

The war against fake news

Fake News: Mailman in MI Alleges Election Fraud

Trump’s ‘Fake News’ Propaganda Campaign Is Metastasizing

Content Creators: These metrics are important for you

Introducing Eyewitness — The Newsgathering Bot Platform

On ‘corporate’ and ‘independent’ media

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Samuel O'Brient

Samuel O'Brient

Financial news writer by day, political commentator by night. Former economic policy analyst. Founder and Publisher of My Side of the Aisle.

More from Medium

Is Anonymity the Greatest Challenge to Social Media Integrity?

The Legendary General Charles McGee-Tuskegee Airman — 102

US Media Consumers Trapped in Both-Sides Multiverse