(CBS) They have been informing us about our world for centuries, but today they are an endangered species. Are newspapers really yesterday’s news? Our Cover Story is reported by Jeff Greenfield:
When it comes to news about the news, no news is good news.
The Rocky Mountain News recently wrapped up operations. The Tribune Company filed for bankruptcy protection. The New York Times and Washington Post have announced layoffs.
And the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, which has been in production for more than 140 years, continues to produce news stories, but beginning this month it’s doing so only online with a reduced staff. The Ann Arbor News will follow suit in July.
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