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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
The end of local newspapers
A worrying story reported on the BBC as: Media Wales and Daily Post job cuts 'death throes' of press. It would seem that there is a place for local news, and most particularly a vehicle for holding local politicians accountable. Yet, if the public won't buy the papers, if they prefer to get their news online and generic, then the business of newspapers seems defunct.