Linda Perlstein talks with Education Next about what the decline of newspapers means for coverage of education.

“National education policy is now affecting everyday what happens in the local classrooms in a way it never did before. The reporter in a small town who’s covering classroom or school board issues is really covering national news.” – Linda Perlstein, on the challenges facing journalists

For more on this topic, see “Disappearing Ink,” by Michael Petrilli in the Fall 2009 issue of Education Next.

Last updated February 18, 2010