What Is Local News?

fox13009bdOver the next few weeks, we’ll be studying the way local news outlets deliver information. The quest is to learn what is considered news, to locate trends in coverage, and to understand the relationship between the outlets and their audiences.

The image on the left represents the location of stories covered during the January 30, 2009 5 PM news on Fox 29. Click on it to learn about the stories and their locations.0109phillymagtiClick on the above map to learn about feature stories from the January issue of Philadelphia magazine.

020209inqrrThe map above represents the locations of stories in the local section of the Philadelphia Inquirer on February 2, 2009.

020309dnld The map on the left indicates locations of stories covered in the Daily News from February 3, 2009.

0209phillymaglsThe map below reveals the locations covered in the February 2009 issue of Philadelphia magazine.

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