Broadcasters Push for Local Journalism Tax Break Bill
By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 8-9-21
Local broadcasters are urging the Senate to provide tax credits to stations that staff up their newsrooms, citing, in part, Big Tech’s “devouring” of their local ad market.
In a letter to Senate leadership, all 50 state broadcaster associations called for passage of the Local Journalism Sustainability Act.
They said the bill “would provide local newsrooms a lifeline that would enable them to sustain, and in some cases, significantly improve the critical public service these local media outlets provide their communities.” » Read More
By Richard T. Kaplar|2021-08-10T19:34:04-04:00August 9th, 2021|Issue Watch|Comments Off on Broadcasters Push for Local Journalism Tax Break Bill