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The Former Harvard Law Dean Who Wants Government to Save the News Business

Martha Minow explains why the government must save local news.

"I think it’s possible to imagine a tax that is brought against the large platform companies, and the revenues, at least partly, are put in a reserve that’s available for local media," Minow said. "I think that there’s a serious opportunity for building a public internet with public resources that would not be ad-driven. Rather, it would be modeled on public broadcasting."

Read more in Washington Monthly.

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