The pandemic is accelerating the demise of rural, small-town newspapers

SOME WITH LONG-TIME
ASSOCIATIONS WITH MY FAMILY

Small-town weekly newspapers across the country are writing their own obituaries as the coronavirus pandemic shutters businesses that provide advertising revenue.”

“The April 1 headline of The Lake Preston Times in Lake Preston, South Dakota, read ‘This is It!’ It was no April Fool’s joke: The paper was printing its last issue after nearly 140 years of publication.”

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