Decline of local journalism threatens democracy

Just as in Canada, Britain is reviewing the role that government should play in intervening to support journalism.

The latest news comes when British Prime Minister Theresa May said earlier this week that the decline of local journalism is both a threat to democracy, and it fueling the rise of fake news.

“This is dangerous for our democracy. When trusted and credible news sources decline, we can become vulnerable to news which is untrustworthy,” she said.

You can read more what is taking place in Britain here.