Which should local journalism be? Especially in relatively small communities.
Is it more valuable to focus on accentuating the positives and reinforcing community spirit? Or to serve as the only vehicle for holding tight-knit elected officials and other ‘insiders’ to account?
Here’s an interesting story as to how that conflict played out in a small US community.
How would you like to see it play out in Hawke’s Bay? BayBuzz is now conducting its latest reader survey. We’d welcome your views on this and other aspects of our future direction. If you haven’t taken our survey yet, please take 5-8 minutes to help chart our direction. Here’s the survey.