Should you’re studying this from a print version you’re holding in your palms, depend your fortunate stars. As a result of my pals, newspapers are quickly changing into a dying commodity. Huge cities and small cities round the US are watching their solely supply of native information, loss of life notices and highschool sports activities dry up and disappear. Many states, my residence state of Michigan amongst them, have communities that haven’t any entry to a newspaper in any respect, coining a brand new and disturbing phrase— information deserts.
That is Nationwide Newspaper Week (Oct. 3-9), one week a 12