Senate to examine future of newspapers

The Boston Globe reports that the Senate will hold hearings on the future of newspapers:

Senator John F. Kerry will hold hearings in Washington next week on the financial problems facing the newspaper industry, as dwindling advertising dollars push many US papers to the brink of closure.

The hearings by the Senate Commerce Committee, beginning April 30, are the latest effort in the nation’s capital to help out newspapers. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin, Democrat of Maryland, introduced a bill last month that would enable newspaper companies to restructure as nonprofits.

[Continue reading Senate Hearings]

I’m sure we’re all safe now.

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