2018 brings reasons for concern, hope for journalism

RTDNA is taking a look back on 2018: The Year in Journalism.

RTDNA Executive Director Dan Shelley writes about attacks on journalists and signs that trust in the media is on the rise:

“Local television news is poised to maintain its position as the de facto leader in local news coverage, thanks to yearly increases in total revenue, stable employment, and relatively robust viewership numbers.”

Shelley said 2018 was a tough year for journalism, but he sees cause for hope. Read the full column here.

The WBA Newsroom will be off for the long weekend. We’ll be back on Jan. 2. Happy New Year!