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Facebook expands 'local news' to 400 U.S. cities

Nov 29, 2018 - 10:51 AM

Unveiled in January, Facebook's 'Today In' feature shows 'local alerts from relevant government pages' which may include information city council meetings, crime or weather, for example

LOCAL NEWS. In the areas above in the US, the social network will be rolling out its 'Today In' local news feature. Photo from Facebook

Goodbye, New York: Becoming a reporter in the Bayou

Jan 24, 2015 - 11:30 PM

I still don’t know whether journalism is ultimately the career for me but I do know that each time I pursued a lead spoke with sources and crafted a story I felt alive