Local News Gannett and the last great local hope The central area of the newsroom at USA Today in McLean, Virginia. on March 8, 2017. (Photo by Greg Kahn) This post will be published on May 13, 2016. Has America ever needed a media watchdog more than now? Help us by joining CJR today. David Uberti is a CJR staff writer and senior Delacorte fellow. Follow him on Twitter @DavidUberti.