Less Than Rigorous Local Media Coverage Failing Voters

Increasingly, school boards are becoming the focus for national politics. And the local media is generally not up to the job of informing voters. “Without local media informing the citizenry, this trend may continue unchecked,” according to Jack Frimet, Shradha Dinesh, and Michael Foley, analysts from an undergraduate-led think tank at William & Mary called DisinfoLab. 

This unregulated money distorting our politics and our discourse is the result of the 2010 Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. FEC.