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Is the Local Newspaper Failing?

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Printed Date: Nov 28 2021 at 11:01pm


Topic: Is the Local Newspaper Failing?
Posted By: John Beagle
Subject: Is the Local Newspaper Failing?
Date Posted: Aug 02 2007 at 3:06pm
We all know that nationally, newspaper circulation is down. But what about locally?
 
Well the local story is just like the national story. Many people prefer to get their news online.
 
Read about how little http://www.MainStreetMonroe%20.com - Main Street Monroe is taking market share away from the Middletown Journal:
 
SMB Now

http://www.smbnow.com/articles.asp?a=169 - Small Businesses taking Local Newspaper Share



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Replies:
Posted By: arwendt
Date Posted: Aug 06 2007 at 9:23am

I think the paper has been struggling for years.

 
If it was making any decent amount of money why would Thomson have traded it to Cox about 9 years ago?


Posted By: Bill Rogers
Date Posted: Aug 06 2007 at 10:38am
It's just the natural progression of things. As new technology emerges, innovation will pull all media towards the digital and away from the old methods of distribution.



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