Commentary: Long live newspapers! – Caribbean News Now

Melissa Martin is an author, columnist, educator, and therapist. She resides in the US.

By Melissa Martin, PhD

Bring out cookies, punch, and party hats! It’s time to celebrate National Newspaper Week.

“Radio was supposed kill newspapers. It didn’t. Television was supposed to kill newspapers. It didn’t. Neither will the Internet. Newspapers won’t die,” writes Jaime Richards.

National Newspaper Week

The 78th annual National Newspaper Week is the recognition of the service of newspapers and their employees across North America and is sponsored by Newspaper Association Managers. The annual celebration in October of every year marks the impact of newspapers in their communities.

The 2018 theme – “Journalism matters. NOW more…

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