Can Deep Pockets Revive Local Media?

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Dasgupta, Sunil, host. Interview with Scott Copeland. "Can Deep Pockets Revive Local Media?" I Hate Politics (Podcasts). Sep 29, 2023.


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Two and a half years after he bought the Bethesda Magazine and Bethesda Beat, Rockville-based real-estate developer Scott Copeland speaks with Sunil Dasgupta about the media business, rebranding Bethesda Beat as MoCo360, his own political education, and the troubles with housing and public education in the county. Local news re Safe Streets Act, the ban on gas-powered leaf blowers, a possible new housing moratorium in Frederick County, and the growing prospect of a strike at Kaiser Permanente Mid-Atlantic. Music from local Southern soul band, King Soul: Safe Streets Act: Gas leaf blower ban: