Sunday, March 15, 2009

A tough week leads readers to respond

Melanie Sill writes:

People have plenty to say about what's wrong with journalism and newspapers, what has enduring value and what they fear losing. Many talk about political bias and alternative information sources, but others also see newspapers as community informers whose roles have not yet been replaced by other media.

I'm encouraged by the passion and breadth of this debate, if it's possible to be encouraged in a time filled with wrenching change and erosion of the financial support system for independent journalism.

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