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Is there a future for local newspapers?

The last edition of the Liverpool Post has rolled off the presses, after it failed to tackle dropping sales.

So are local newspapers dying out?

Kent University journalism professor Tim Luckhurst told BBC Radio 5 live's Breakfast: "It isn't print that's dead - it's paying for print... the internet has taught [people] that news is free."

The paper's former editor Mike Unger agreed, telling the programme: "We have to reflect modern society."

  • 19 Dec 2013
  • From the section UK
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