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Gov. Raimondo slams biggest media outlets in RI

Gov. Gina Raimondo is slamming Rhode Island's biggest media outlets for what she sees as critical or insufficient coverage of her administration.

Raimondo said at Brown University Tuesday she's relying more on social media and "micro local media

WJAR-TV frequently interviews Raimondo, who says it used to be a "nice back-and-forth" but now it's billed as going one-on-one, like a fight motif.

"One-on-one" is commonly used to describe exclusive interviews.

Raimondo called The Providence Journal a "shadow of its former self," with fewer reporters. She says broadcast news has become almost like talk radio.



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