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Newspapers: Gone With The Twentysomethings?

“Young newspaper readers are no different than older people who enjoy newspapers (aside from being better-looking). We are looking for an in-depth analysis of issues that blogs, TV and radio are incapable of providing. We are also the minority of the two youth groups. Young people who are not inclined to read newspapers - the majority - have unfortunately already chosen sides. Their teammates include lightweight print media that no medium predicated upon the word news could or should compete against.”

For the rest of the comment by Taylor Summerville/Hartford Courant, click here. (Hat Tip to Blogmeister Ryan Pitts)

Question (to you twentysomethings that inhabit this blog): Is there anyway that newspapers can woo you into reading them?


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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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