Local media has been on a downward spiral; Newspapers are closing down and laying off staff. With this trend continuing people are turning more to national spotlights which harbor an environment that benefits from and creates competitive competition politically. This emphasizes a pattern of heightened partisanship in the news sources prevailing and calls for a return of local news to its rightful place in the economic and information value chain. Newsprime founder Roberto Prado and co-founder Alberto Pando weigh in on the conversation and the ways Newsprime will address these issues.

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