As someone who makes his living in journalism, it's been tough to see so many local daily newspapers either stop publishing, lay off workers or go all online. It happens almost every day now. There's a danger that one of the most important roles of the media is being severely weakened. The media is supposed to act as a watchdog--asking important questions of powerful people, covering tough issues and offering the opportunity for readers to make their voices known as well.
The decline… Continue