section 40

Local journalism will die if those who claim to champion a free Press get their way

As journalists, we pride ourselves at being good at knowing what people want to read, and good at getting them to read the things we feel they need to read.

However, getting people to show an interest in the processes of journalism, and the things which could damage the ability of journalists to keep the public in the know, is another story entirely.

But if you like your local newspaper, or at the very least appreciate the fact that there’s a local newsroom covering the things which matter to your community, then I implore you to read on.

Because local journalism is facing perhaps it’s gravest threat. 

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