Portland Town Hall to Address Dangerous Amateur Journalism

‘Uberization’ of broadcast news threatens longtime standards Portland broadcast news has a legacy of professionalism, setting the standard for the industry. But a new trend in amateur journalism is threatening safety, jobs and the overall quality of reporting in the city and its surrounding communities, all for the sake of corporate profits. The future of the industry will be discussed at a town hall meeting on July 27 to decide whether we will “Uberize” the news or trust the professionals that now [...]

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