With 20,000 or more journalists and other newspaper professionals out of work, and tradtional printed newspapers seeming to shrink all the time, who's going to cover local news?
Publisher Carll Tucker, right, developed a local news franchise and sold it to Gannett; now it's just not the same.
But maybe by applying some old-fashioned country editor principles to modern technology, his franchise business plan will save local news franchises.
Personal finance columnist and author Jane Bryant Quinn, left, says she is involved because she's a believer in local news.
Take a look at our story on Jilted Journalists.
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