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Film: The Newspaper Crisis of 1945

Print newspapers once dominated America’s news media and culture. Those days are long past; they’ll not return. Embedded below, though, is a short film describing a newspaper strike in 1945, told from the point-of-view of a New York newspaper and emphasizing how important newspapers once were. Posted at Daily Adams and FREE WHITEWATER.

The fight for a free press – in Britain

Newspaper bosses last night announced plans to mount an extraordinary legal challenge to plans to impose on the Press a Royal Charter written by politicians. They are to argue that the Government’s handling of a rival Royal Charter proposed by the newspaper and magazine industry was unlawful. Industry bodies – through the Press Standards Board…

The Collapse of Serious Local News

When even a news outsourcing firm‘s criticism of local journalism has a sad ring of truth, one can see how far newspapers have fallen. It’s also why bloggers and other citizen journalists now fill a role that some newspapers have abandoned. Journatic is a company that provides supposedly local stories to the American media, and…

Libertarian Newspaper Chain Sells Off Remaining Properties

But it’s a story about the newspaper industry more than libertarians: It’s the end of the road for libertarian R.C. Hoiles’ modest media empire. Freedom Communications Inc. announced this morning the sale of all that remains of its company seven daily newspapers, including its flagship, The Orange County Register to 2100 Trust LLC, a company…