Your Local TV News (Soon With More Snuggie Ads)

The Philadelphia Inquirer’s TV critic, Jonathan Storm on how “local TV broadcasters, both in Philadelphia and across the country, [are] reeling and, in some cases, fighting for survival,” including by finding “non-traditional advertisers” (think Snuggie, “hanging tomato plants, and watering globes”) and, also, by “shedding salary,” often from “behind the scenes.”

Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.