by Conor Friedersdorf
It's a question I've long pondered, so let me ask Dish readers:
Does your local newspaper act as a watchdog on local government? Any interesting examples of successes or failures? And in places where newspapers no longer serve this function, has anything replaced them? Any ideas for what might?
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