Our View: Print media still doing well


The Internet is not the latest, “greatest” thing to come along and threaten to upend the newspaper industry.

In 1927, Charles Lindbergh’s historic flight across the Atlantic Ocean was covered by Fox Movietone News. It sparked rumors and fears of the end of the newspaper industry.

The advent of radio news and later, television broadcasts, led to the more rumors that newspapers were done as an industry.

But ink and pulp have persevered.

Not every newspaper from 100 years ago is still around, but many of the ones that are left are stalwarts of what good journalism should be.


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