Local news is one of the most important bases of democracy in the United States and around the world. Local outlets are able to tailor their news provide their readership with information specific to their localities. These smaller news providers can play a crucial role in countering misinformation and rebuild public trust in the news. The Knight Foundation and Gallup found that people have higher trust in local news sources than their national counterparts. This trust extends to local journalists as well who are reported as more caring, trustworthy and unbiased.
Check out a list of reputable local news sources from each part of the United States: