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Karash: Reflections on JoCo News Coverage

Hearne Christopher’s Johnson County Sun on Death Row? column made me pause and reflect on how much the JoCo news coverage scene has changed over the past 20 years.

Sadly, it has not changed for the better, despite the best efforts of a small group of people who continue to toil in that vineyard of news. In the late 1980s, when I moved to this area, local media organizations were locked in a pitched battle over Johnson County news.

The Sun came out twice a week and the Kansas City Star and Times operated as separate, competing bureaus in fast-growing JoCo land.

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