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Native Writes: Leave the print alone

Posted: Thursday, May 22nd, 2014




A visiting attorney recently told me that he began his working life at a newspaper, but switched to law because he could see the “writing on the wall.”

In our lifetime, he said, print media would cease to exist.

He’s from a metro area.

I told him that I would fight it with every bit of my being.

Looking at his cell for the next text message, he asked why I would want to.

I told him there are people in the rural areas, especially low-income places like the San Luis Valley, who would lose much of their news and information.

By then, I figured his last contact with an actual book was in law school.



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