NY Bar Association Launches Effort to Save Local News

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The Associated Press reported that NYSBA launched a task force to study the problem and provide a legal perspective on the challenges facing American journalism.

The New York State Bar Association is launching a new effort designed to support and protect local news outlets as the industry continues to shrink.

The Association announced Monday that it is creating a task force to study the problem and provide a legal perspective on the challenges facing American journalism.

According to the Association, the number of local news organizations in New York has fallen by 34 percent since 2004.

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