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Founded in 2003 / ISSN: 1696-019X / e-ISSN: 2386-3978 / Depósito Legal: M-5852-2003
DOI: 10.31921/doxacom
Issue number: 4, January-June 2006

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Xosé López Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Title Local daily newspapers: A lot of changes and a few of journalism Summary Local newspapers have nowadays many problems to increase their number of readers, and even to keep them and avoid severe losses. After a decade of changes in design and content, new readers hardly arrive, while newspapers lose suscriptors, for biological reasons in many cases. Competence of free and online press multiply the problems of this sector, which increases the number of newspapers but is incapable to give satisfactory answers to its current challenges. Although the changes introduced in the last decade, local press did not potenciated enough the journalist work. Some believe that they should return to a ‘traditional journalism’, very close to its readers, to whom provide useful information. It should also combine written publishing with online proposals, and free media directed towards defined segments of the market. Keywords Local press, Journalism, Press media.

 

doi: https://doi.org/10.31921/doxacom.n4a4

 

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