D.C. TV News Teams Say They’re #BetterTogether


“In these unprecedented times, we want you to know that no matter who you choose, we are all here for you,” the Tweet from TEGNA-owned WUSA-9 in Washington, D.C., posted on March 26 reads. “Because local news is your news, and together, we’re better.”

Some 8,900 views later, the CBS affiliate and all TV stations serving the National Capital Region are getting attention for drawing a cease-fire in their competitive battles in a sign of unison that every local television station is vital for information regarding how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting them and their neighbors.

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