The Persistence of a Local Press: A Folk Memory?

  • John Hill


One of the continuing puzzles surrounding the media industry concerns the continuing loyalty which large sections of the general public appear to be displaying towards newspapers, particularly their local newspapers. Despite the fact that the Internet has now been in existence for 25 years and could have been expected to have demolished in large part what had become an arthritic sector, the British local newspaper industry, at least in the UK, while wounded, is still alive.


Middle Class Newspaper Industry News Medium Local Newspaper Medium Industry 
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  • John Hill
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  1. 1.UK

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