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The newspaper industry is already pressing to go through changes; the recession is simply accelerating the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some countries’ most established regional papers have seen their circulation plummets.
And without advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. A new general estimates hundreds of jobs gone in the local newspapers in the past year alone.
In chattering, people are discussing how to cover the city for over two hundred and thirty years. Like most newspapers, the chronicle has to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down, adapting to what choice has been a necessity. People within this industry realize this is a different world, it’s a different way doing things and we have to adopt except on the whole that it was dying of source. People were ..to change and or they have to do or they have to abide by the way, so.
The newspaper is still the corner stone here but website is their growth market. In the last year on the just chronicle side, we’ve just seen about four hundred and fifty percent increase in unit uses which is quite staggering at the moment showing any signs to know.
So it is really tremendous news with reaching so people with no product.
At everything epping forest dot. UK is flourishing by a local newspaper editor who told ?
Local newspaper is struggling with economic downturn, there’s fewer houses for sale, so there are fewer properties possession reducce, people aren’t buying cars so the motoring cycle gets smaller. And the things with job situation pages get more reduce? But community websites offer cheap advertising, providing a community need. Er, if you get the message around they are there, I wish I had the way to do. That’s the thing to do.(not so clear of what he means)
Local radio and TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance journalism with financial realities, a dilemma to go back many, many years.
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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the country’s biggest and
most established regional newspapers have seen their
circulations plummets. And with
advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. The new AG
estimates around 1000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

In Chester, people have sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down. Adapting wasn’t a choice but a necessity.

People within the industry realized that it’s, it’s a different world, it’s a different way of doing things. And then we have to adapt anything staff of, and we have
accepted
that on the whole. I think this is, there were dinosaurs, there were always people that would
not accept change, but they, they have to do, or they have to fall by the wayside.  

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.

In the last year on the Chester Chronicle site, we’ve seen about 450% increases in
unit users which is, is quite staggering and that’s not the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it’s really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people with our product.


In Essex, everythingeppingforest.co.uk is also flourishing, set up by a local newspaper editor, who took redundancy.

Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate,
with fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced, people aren’t buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller, and the same with jobs, you know, the situation is fighting up page get more, more reduce. But community website’s offering cheap advertising, providing a community need, if you can get a message around, ‘they are there’ which I’ve managed to do. Often that’s the way you ahead.


Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes; the common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.

Tom Parmenter, Sky News.
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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures may *. In the past 5 years, some of the country’s biggest and most established newspapers have seen the circulations plummet. Without advertising, revenue continuing to fall, adopting to change has been a tough process. The new AJ estimate around thousands of jobs has got off the local newspapers in the past year alone.

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In Chester, people are set down to discuss how they would cover that city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down. Adopting wasn’t a choice, but a necessity.


“People within this industry realized that it’s a different world, it’s a different way of doing things. And we have to adopt other things on the stuff and I have to accept that on the whole. I think that there are dinosaurs or always people that would not accept change, but, they have to or have to fall by the right side ”

The newspaper is still the corner stone here, but the website is in their growth market.

“In the last year on Chester Chronicle website, we’ve seen bounds of 450% increasing units users which is quite a staggering moment and it’s really a tremendous news really reach many people without product.”

In Essex, EverythingEppingForest. Co.UK is also flourishing, set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

“local papers are struggling. And with the current economic climate, there are fewer houses are for sale, so that the property section is reduced, people are not buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller. And the same with jobs in another situation * gets more and more reduce ,but communicating websites offering cheap advertising, um, providing community needs, I think, if you can get messages around there, which I managed to do, um, I think that’s what we have. ”

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes, the common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.
Tom Pamenter, SKY NEWS.
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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process.
The figures make grim reading. In the past five years some of the country's biggest most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. With advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process.
The new AG estimates around 1,000 jobs gone local newspapers in the past year alone.
“Got a Chester Roman amphitheater misplaced on Google maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.”
In Chester people have sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers the chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down; adapting wasn't a choice, but a necessity.
"People within the industry realize that it’s a different world and different way doing things and we’ve had to adapt and I think staff will accept of that on the whole. I think there are always dinosaurs there are always people would not accept change, but they’ve had to do or they’ve had to fall by the wayside. "
The newspaper is still the cornerstone here but the website is their growth market.

"In the last year on Chester chronicle side we’ve seen about 450 percent increases in unit users, which is quite staggering, and that’s not the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it’s really tremendous news we are reaching so many more people with our product."
In Essex, “everythingeppingforest.co.uk" is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.
"Local papers are struggling with current economic climate. There are fewer houses for sale so that property section is reduced. People aren’t buying cars so the motoring section gets smaller, and the same with jobs. You know the situation______ gets more, en, more reduce, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing of the community need. If you get the message round they are there which I’ve managed to do. I think that's the way it ahead."
Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities---a dilemma that goes back many, many years.

Tom Parmenter, SKY News.

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Plummet骤降,爆跌
Chronicle.....新闻》(报刊名)
Amphitheater古罗马的圆形剧场, 竞技场
Magistrate地方法官
Wayside “go by the wayside”: 被搁置或被抛弃
Cornerstone 奠基石
on phantom932

The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the country’s biggest most establish regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And with advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting changes has been a tough process. The News AG estimate 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

In Chester, people have sat down to discuss how they should cover their city to over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronic has to cut jobs, advertising revenues are down. A
dapting wasn’t a choice, but a necessity.


“People within the industry realize that it is a different world. It is a different way to everything, and we have to adapt it . And I think the stuff, I’ve to accept, on the whole, I think it’s, there were dinosaurs, there always are people they will not accept change. But they have to or they have to fail by the wayside.”

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here but the website’s their grow market.

“In the last year on the chronic site, we have seen it bowed to 450% increase in unit users, which is, it’s a quiet staggering and it’s not a moment to show any sign of letting-up. So it’s very tremendous news we reach so many people without product.”

In Essex, EVERYTHINGEPPING.co.uk is also flourishing, set by a local newspaper edit who took redundancy.

Local Newspaper is struggling with economic climate. There is few houses for sale, so their property section is reduce. People aren’t buying car, so the motoring section get smaller, and the same with the jobs, you know, the situation fails comparison, get more, more reduce. But community website’s offering cheap advertising, providing a community need. If you can get the message around, ‘they’re there’, which I managed to do. I think that’s the way ahead.

The common concern is how to balance good journalism and financial realities. A dilemma, that goes back many, many years.

TOM PARMENTER SKY NEWS






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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the countries’ biggest and most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And with advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. The new AG estimates around 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

Got a Chester Roman Amphitheater misplaced on Google Maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.

In Chester, people have sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down adapting wasn't the choice, but a necessity.

"People within the industry realize that it is a different world, it's a different way doing things. And then we have to adapt and I think stuff of, I have to accept
/ that, on the whole, I think this, that there were always dinosaurs, there were always people that would not accept change, but they have to do or they have to fall by the wayside. "

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.

"... it was a meerkat on its, stood on its back legs, looking through
the patio window, it was absolutely frozen, shivering."


“In the last year, on the Chester Chronicle site, we've seen about 450% increases in
unique users, which is quite steady going and that's not the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it is really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people without product. “

In Essex, EverythingEppingForest.co.uk is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

"Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate.
There are fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced. People aren't buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller and the same with jobs, you know, the situation is
frankly patchy, it should get more, more reduced, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing the community needs. If you didn’t get the message around, 'they are there', which I manage to do, I think that's the way ahead."

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.

Tom Parmenter, SKY News.
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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the countries’ biggest and most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And without advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. There new AG estimates around 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

Got a Chester Roman Amphitheater misplaced on Google Maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.

In Chester, people've sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down, adapting wasn't the choice, but a necessity.

"People within the industry realize that it is a different world, it's a different way to doing things. And we have to adapt and I think stuff of, I have to accept
that, on the whole, I think this, that there were always dinosaurs, there were always people that would not accept change, but they have to do or they have to fall by the wayside. "

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.

"... it was a meerkat on its, stood on its back legs, looking through
the patio window
, it was absolutely frozen, shivering."


“In the last year, on the Chester Chronicle site, we've seen about 450% increases in
unique users, which is quite steady going
and that's not the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it is really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people without product. “

In Essex, EverythingEppingForest.co.uk is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

"Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate.
There are fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced. People aren't buying cars, so
the motoring section gets smaller and the same with jobs, you know, the situation is frankly patchy, it should get more, more reduced, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing the community needs. If you
get the message around, 'they are there', which I manage to do, I think that's the way ahead."

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.

Tom Parmenter, SKY News.
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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the countries’ biggest and most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And with(如果without, 这个意思也太mind-bendingadvertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. The annual GA estimates around 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

GAThe GA is the trade association for the UK gift and home industry and has been supporting and promoting this sector of the British economy for over 60 years.


http://www.ga-uk.org/



Got a Chester Roman Amphitheater misplaced on Google Maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.

In Chester, people've sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down, adapting wasn't the choice, but a necessity.

"People within the industry realize that it is a different world, it's a different way /(就算有也该是 of) doing things. And we have to adapt and I think stuff of, I have to accept that, on the whole, I think this, that there were always dinosaurs, there were always people that would not accept change, but they have to do or they have to fall by the wayside. "

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.

"... it was a meerkat on its, stood on its back legs, looking through the patio window, it was absolutely frozen, shivering."


“In the last year, on the Chester Chronicle site, we've seen about 450% increases in unique users, which is quite steady going and that's not the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it is really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people without product. “

In Essex, EverythingEppingForest.co.uk is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

"Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate.
There are fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced. People aren't buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller and the same with jobs, you know, the situation is frankly patchy, it should get more, more reduced, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing the community needs. If youget the message around, 'they are there', which I manage to do, I think that's the way ahead."

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.

Tom Parmenter, SKY News.



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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the countries’ biggest and most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And with advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. The new GA estimates around 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

Got a Chester Roman Amphitheater misplaced on Google Maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.

In Chester, people've sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down, adapting wasn't the choice, but a necessity.

"People within the industry realize that it is a different world, it's a different way
doing things. And we have to adapt and I think stuff of, I have to accept that, on the whole, I think this, that there were always dinosaurs, there were always people that would not accept change, but they have to do or they have to fall by the wayside. "


The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.

"... it was a meerkat on its, stood on its back legs, looking through the patio window, it was absolutely frozen, shivering."


“In the last year, on the Chester Chronicle site, we've seen about 450% increases in unique users, which is quite steady going and that's not the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it is really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people without product. “

In Essex, EverythingEppingForest.co.uk is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

"Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate.
There are fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced. People aren't buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller and the same with jobs, you know, the situation is frankly patchy, it should get more, more reduced, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing the community needs. If youget the message around, 'they are there', which I manage to do, I think that's the way ahead."

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.

Tom Parmenter, SKY News.
这个修改稿有六个问题, 有两个很明显(staggering, with our product),而且有网友已经听出正确的了,我不知道最后的定稿怎么会还是错的. 最后一个地方的发音和修改稿给出的发音差异很大,我觉得最起码应该标示出来,不应该作为定论出现. 所有问题我在下面的稿子里纠正了:

The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the countries’ biggest and most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And with advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. The new GA estimates around 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

Got a Chester Roman Amphitheater misplaced on Google Maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.

In Chester, people've sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down, adapting wasn't the choice, but a necessity.

"People within the industry realize that it is a different world, it's a different way
doing things. And we have to adapt and I think stuff of, I have to accept that, on the whole, I think this, that there were always dinosaurs, there were always people that would not accept change, but they have to do or they have to fall by the wayside. "

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.

"... it was a meerkat on its, stood on its back legs, looking through the patio window, it was absolutely frozen, shivering."


“In the last year, on the Chester Chronicle site, we've seen about 450% increase in unique users, which is quite staggering and that's not at the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it is really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people with our product. “

In Essex, EverythingEppingForest.co.uk is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

"Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate.
There are fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced. People aren't buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller and the same with jobs, you know, the stiuations vacant page(职位空缺版面) gets more, more reduced, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing the community needs. If youget the message around, 'they are there', which I have managed to do, I think that's the way ahead."

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.
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水平有限加上没有仔细,造成麻烦,很抱歉~
您指出的又听了下,都接受,谢谢~
普特所有的整理稿都是大家的劳动成果,非常期待和感谢您和大家对整理稿错误的指出。由于权限问题,本人无法编辑头稿,无法第一时间修改,再次抱歉~

The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the countries’ biggest and most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And with advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. The annual GA estimates around 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

Got a Chester Roman Amphitheater misplaced on Google Maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.

In Chester, people've sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down, adapting wasn't the choice, but a necessity.

"People within the industry realize that it is a different world, it's a different way
doing things. And we have to adapt and I think stuff of, I have to accept that, on the whole, I think this, that there were always dinosaurs, there were always people that would not accept change, but they have to do or they have to fall by the wayside. "

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.

"... it was a meerkat on its, stood on its back legs, looking through the
patio window, it was absolutely frozen, shivering."


“In the last year, on the Chester Chronicle site, we've seen about 450% increase in unique users, which is quite staggering and that's not at the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it is really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people with our product. “

In Essex, EverythingEppingForest.co.uk is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

"Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate.
There are fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced. People aren't buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller and the same with jobs, you know, the stiuations vacant page gets more, more reduced, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing the community needs. If you get the message around, 'they are there', which I have managed to do, I think that's the way ahead."

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.
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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the countries’ biggest and most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And with advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. The annual GA estimates around 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.
Got a Chester Roman Amphitheater misplaced on Google Maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.
In Chester, people've sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down, adapting wasn't the choice, but a necessity.
"People within the industry realize that it is a different world, it's a different way
doing things. And we have to adapt and I think staff have...have / accepted that, on the whole, I think this, that there were always dinosaurs, there were always people that would not accept change, but they have to do or they have to fall by the wayside. "

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.
"... it was a meerkat on its, stood on its back legs, looking through the patio window, it / absolutely looked frozen, shivering."

“In the last year, on the Chester Chronicle site, we've seen about 450% increase in unique users, which is quite staggering and that's not at the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it is really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people with our product. “
In Essex, EverythingEppingForest.co.uk is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

"Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate. There are fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced. People aren't buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller and the same with jobs, you know, the stiuations vacant page gets more, more reduced, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing the community needs. If you get the message around, “There !There!'(=好啦,好啦!), which I have managed to do, I think that's the way ahead."

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.
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The newspaper industry was already pressing through changes. The recession has simply accelerated the process. The figures make grim reading. In the past five years, some of the countries’ biggest and most established regional newspapers have seen their circulations plummet. And with advertising revenue continuing to fall, adapting to change has been a tough process. The new GA estimates around 1,000 jobs have gone in local newspapers in the past year alone.

Got a Chester Roman Amphitheater misplaced on Google Maps, it's currently where the Chester Magistrate Court is.

In Chester, people've sat down to discuss how they should cover their city for over 230 years. Like most newspapers, the Chronicle has had to cut jobs. Advertising revenues are down, adapting wasn't a choice, but a necessity.

"People within the industry realize that it is a different world, it's a different way
doing things. And we have to adapt and I think stuff of, I have to accept that, on the whole, I think this, that there were always dinosaurs, there were always people that would not accept change, but they have to do or they have to fall by the wayside. "

The newspaper is still the cornerstone here, but the website is their growth market.

"... it was a meerkat on its, stood on its back legs, looking through the patio window, it was absolutely frozen, shivering."


“In the last year, on the Chester Chronicle site, we've seen about 450% increase in unique users, which is quite staggering and that's not at the moment showing any sign of letting-up. So it is really tremendous news that we are reaching so many more people with our product. “

In Essex, EverythingEppingForest.co.uk is also flourishing. Set up by a local newspaper editor who took redundancy.

"Local papers are struggling with the current economic climate.
There are fewer houses for sale, so their property section is reduced. People aren't buying cars, so the motoring section gets smaller and the same with jobs, you know, the stiuations vacant page(职位空缺版面) gets more, more reduced, but community websites offering cheap advertising, providing the community needs. If youget the message around, 'they are there', which I have managed to do, I think that's the way ahead."

Local radio and regional TV are going through similar changes. The common concern is how to balance good journalism with financial realities, a dilemma that goes back many, many years.
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