Wednesday, April 29, 2009

High school papers continue despite turmoil in the industry

Hazel Dehn reads the New York Times daily and knows that turmoil in the newspaper industry has led to widespread layoffs, bankruptcy filings and closings. Yet she and some of her classmates on the La Follette High School newspaper hope to continue to write in college and, possibly, beyond.

"I think reporting the news is incredibly important," says Dehn, 17, looking up from her computer at school where she was writing a story about the recent North Korean missile launch.

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