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    Health care journalism is critical: How local news helps

    December 24, 2018 by Rose Hoban

    Health care journalism is critical: How local news helps

    In 2011, I came to the stark realization that I was one of the last reporters left in North Carolina focused on covering health care. It shocked me then — and continues to shock me now — that even as our medical system grows more complicated and political, many news outlets have eliminated their health reporters.