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If you want to support local journalism, become a member of The Milpitas Beat today. 

There’s no use in sugar-coating it: Local journalism is in jeopardy. All across this country, newspapers, faced with decreasing revenue, are closing up shop. And many of the newspapers that are still surviving have been gobbled up by private equity firms. These firms put their sole focus on building profit, and not community -- and in the process, they have turned once-vibrant newspapers into shells of their former selves.

Now, during the COVID-19 pandemic, local journalism is in even more trouble. At The Milpitas Beat, we've had to cease printing our monthly newspaper, and also cut back on our staff's hours, in an effort to survive this challenging time. 

This is a moment in history where we are most in need of local journalism. Please consider becoming a Patron. By making a small monthly contribution, you can support us in being more sustainable, so that we can deliver in-depth, high-quality journalism to -- and for -- the community. 

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