Monday, December 21, 2009

Nation Continues Its March Toward a 'Paperless' Society

SAN FRANCISCO - OCTOBER 30:  Newspapers are se...Image by Getty Images via Daylife
The blog "Reflections of a Newsosaur," reports that 142 daily and weekly newspapers folded (in a bad way) in 2009.

The number of newspapers that ceased publication was nearly triple the 53 newspapers that  shutdown in 2008. According to the Newspaper Association of America, there were approximately 1,408 daily newspapers published in the U.S. in 2008.

Among newspapers that breathed their last in 2009 were The Tucson Citizen, The Rocky Mountain News, The Philadelphia Bulletin and The Washington (D.C.) Blade.
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