WASHINGTON (Reuters) – congressional Spies said on Sunday that administrators had agreed to increase government loans to additional media sources in the neighborhood, as a feature of a covid aid law.
House spokeswoman Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic frontrunner Chuck Schumer said the measure would extend qualification “for nonprofit and nearby newspapers, television and radio stations.”
A large number of nearby newspapers, television and radio shows were not eligible for the underlying” control protection program, ” approved by Congress in March, as they were claimed by large parenting organizations.
US media sources, facing a decline in paper revenues recently, have seen their revenues fall, even with the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a report released in October by Democratic Senator Maria Cantwell, U.S. newspapers should in any case reduce 7,000 Representatives by 2020 and leave only 30,000 newsroom professions.
Papers have made extreme slices to stay afloat in 2020, and have made new types of paper cuts and reduced the number of days you print papers. The Salt Lake Tribune said in October it would stop printing and transporting a daily paper and move to a week-by-week printed paper that will be transported by mail in 2021.
By the end of 2020, total U.S. paper revenues have fallen by about 70 percent since 2005, while newsroom activities have fallen by 59 percent, according to the report.
Recently, bunches, who spoke with neighborhood documents and sent information sources, asked U.S. officials to give direct help, including up in the government publication.
Unlike many different organizations, news organizations were harmed at that time before the pandemic. Work in U.S. newsrooms fell 25% from 2008 to 2018, Pew Research Center reported a shortage of 28,000 positions.