Check Your Local Listings…Carefully



The New York Times reports on a “fast-growing network of nearly 1,300 websites that aim to fill a void left by vanishing local newspapers across the country. Yet the network, now in all 50 states, is built not on traditional journalism but on propaganda ordered up by dozens of conservative think tanks, political operatives, corporate executives and public-relations professionals…”

A friend of The Laurel writes, “The ones in CT don’t seem to be as overly political as the ones highlighted in the Times. But they exist.” Here are some of the Connecticut websites:

Metric Media

Bridgeport Times

Constitution State News

Hartford Reporter

Franklin Archer 



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