By Robert Gillis
Published in the Foxboro Reporter 7/2017
“The truly literate and involved American should be reading the local newspaper. Weekly newspapers and the internet are also vital to maintaining an educated citizenry. We must ensure that they continue to flourish because they are all important resources for maintaining a healthy democracy.” — John W. Whitehead, “Why Local Newspapers Are the Basis of Democracy,” Huffington Post, 5/14/2009
Years ago when I was a kid, and sold papers for the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald was very close to folding.… Click here to read the rest of this post!