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The Internet and the Threat it Poses to Local Media
Lessons from News in Schools

Patterson, Thomas E.

Publisher:  Carnegie-Knight Task Force, New York, USA
Year Published:  2007  
Pages:  20 pp.  
Resource Type:  Article

Internet news is trumping both television news and local newspapers as a daily mode of classroom instruction. Furthermore, national and international news site, such as and are trumping local news sites in American news. These developments threaten the economic viabilityof local news outlets but also the special contribution they make to American democracy.

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