Decline in Readers, Ads Leads Hundreds of Newspapers to Fold

More than 1,400 cities and towns across the U.S. have lost a newspaper over the past 15 years, according to an Associated Press analysis.

  • Published 11 March 2019

WAYNESVILLE, Mo. (AP) — Five minutes late, Darrell Todd Maurina sweeps into a meeting room and plugs in his laptop computer. He places a Wi-Fi hotspot on the table and turns on a digital recorder. The earplug in his left ear is attached to a police scanner in his pants pocket. He wears a tie; Maurina insists upon professionalism. He is the press — in its entirety. Maurina, who posts his work to Facebook, is… Read at AP News