Bill Dietrich

Bill Dietrich was science reporter for The Seattle Times and faculty advisor for The Planet magazine at Western Washington University’s Huxley College of the Environment. He now is a mostly retired journalist and author, and lives in Anacortes.

America’s Crisis of Local News

It’s a national crisis that’s been accelerating at warp speed since 1990, when newspaper revenue began to crater because the internet eliminated want ads and much of print retail advertising.