Bainum: Without Local News, Empathy Drops ‘And Polarization Rises’

November 2, 2021

The video originally appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources on October 31, 2021. The full video can be found here.

Brian Stelter talks to Maryland businessman Stewart Bainum about plans for The Baltimore Banner, a subscription-based nonprofit news site that intends to launch in 2022. Without strong local news coverage, Bainum says, “it’s difficult for people on this side of town to know what the stories are on the other side of town.”

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