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March 21, Segment Two – Community newspapers, how are they doing?

By on March 23rd, 2013

While many news publications and media outlets cutting back staff and losing subscribers to the promise that the same information could be found on the Internet, some small-town papers have taken a different approach to dealing with a slowly failing business model. We spoke with somebody who has been with the same weekly paper in North Central Florida for 42 years. Jim McGauley, the publisher and editor of the weekly Baker County Press, spoke with us about how community papers have evolved and continued to survive during this transition.


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