Newspapers in Peril?
Sagging subscriptions, shrinking circulation and dwindling advertising are the triple threats to the survival of the nation’s dailies. And the power and pull of the Internet are causing many newspapers to flail, fail or fold. But are newspapers dying, or is it premature and unreasonable to sound the death knell? Two journalism scholars offer their views.
This Time It's Different
By W. Joseph Campbell, associate professor, American University
Hold The Obituaries
By Gene Policinski, vice president, executive director, First Amendment Center
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