Credit where it's due, this longtime Kansas City newsman has the inside scoop on a bunch of newsies hoping that donations will guide them through coronavirus harsh times.
However, this link offers more insight in the trend:
Translation . . . It's just another online scheme hoping that people will pay to read what they already believe . . . Just like every right-wing news site, church bulletin and mommy blog.
Still, credit where it's due . . . Here's a great look at the team who will be cracking out "journalism" that's mostly partisan talking points with very little (if any) rebuttal.
One of the biggest casualties of the contraction and diminution of major metropolitan daily newspapers has been coverage of local and state governments. Where The Kansas City Star, for example, used to provide government coverage of most area municipalities and most county governments, only Kansas City's City Hall gets regular coverage now.