By close of business tomorrow, one of Kentucky’s pioneering digital media platforms will no longer exist. Insider Louisville, a brave experiment in online information that launched in 2010, will shut down Aug. 7.
More than 2,000 American newspapers have closed in the last 15 years. About 7,000 are left, many financially struggling and endangered.
At The Kentucky 100, we don’t claim to be a journalism bastion. But we are a convener of citizens, a conversation starter and a thought provoker. Like other media platforms, we depend on sponsors.
If you value civic engagement, you must invest in it.