The Role of Local Media

The Hinckley Institute Radio Hour (Original Air Date: December 8, 2021) — This week on the program, a panel of experts discusses the role that local media plays in Utah and across the country.

This week’s panel gets into how local media lead to more accountable government, greater awareness of local issues and engagement with local communities. The panel includesJay Evensen, senior editorial columnist at the Deseret News, Lauren Gustus, executive editor of  The Salt Lake Tribune, Josh McCrain, assistant professor with the political science department at the University of Utah and Renai Bodley Miller, general manager of KPCW. Moderating today’s discussion is Elaine Clark, news director at KUER.

This forum was recorded on September 18th, 2021.