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O'Toole, Randal
June 2009
Liberty (08941408);Jun2009, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p7
The author gives his opinion on the future of newspapers in view of the death of Rocky Mountain News and the print version of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. He disagrees with "The New York Times" that without newspapers, corruption will rise, legislation will be captured by vested interest and voter turnout will fall. He declares that newspapers are the biggest proponent of wild schemes promoted by corrupt denizens of city hall. He finds absurd the notion that bloggers and other internet media cannot replace newspapers.


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