There is no question our economy is hurting right now. Another obvious fact — interest in local news is higher than ever. As the COVID-19 pandemic deepens, there has never been a more important time to have access to solid, local information away from the cesspool of nastiness that has become social media.
Our weekly page views at thefacts.com are averaging 75 percent higher than they were in the same weeks in 2019. In July alone, we hit more than 1.5 million page views, certainly bolstered by daily COVID-19 reports and other select stories we offer to all readers free of charge.