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["Hear it here today, read it in the newspaper tomorrow!" - Rush Limbaugh on his radio program. In today's digital world, print newspapers as scarce as hen's teeth because by the time they get the printing presses rolling the story has been out on the internet, radio and TV for hours/days. Print's final bastion is local stories USA Today/New York Times etc. don't bother to print.]

“If we weren’t covering it, no one would know what’s going on,”
-- Katherina Sourine

Student journalists across the country have stepped in to help fill a void after more than 2,000 newspapers have closed or merged, leaving more than 1,300 communities without any local news coverage.

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Ann Arbor became the first city of any size to lose its only daily newspaper when The Ann Arbor News ceased daily print publication after 174 years and many rounds of staff cuts.

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During the academic year its print edition, with a circulation of about 7,500, is dropped off five days a week at more than 100 locations on and off campus, said Tommy Dye, 20, the paper’s business manager. Print costs are mostly covered by advertising revenue, helped in large part by special sections, ...

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Still, as reader habits have shifted, the newsroom has embraced a more digital future.

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Like the local news industry at large, the Daily, which had a daily circulation of 10,000 copies only a few years ago, has struggled to retain print readers.

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More at:
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/student-ne...
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