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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: A Newspaper's Job is to Report it All

There are approximately 1,250 daily newspapers and a little more than 7,000 weekly newspapers in the United States. They all have one main job, and that is to inform the public about what is happening in the world, the country, and the community.

Good and bad, the newspaper, no matter its size, has a responsibility to print the news without consideration of who it might offend. Larger publications and daily papers receive little backlash when they publish stories with controversial subject matter, probably because they serve a wide area, creating a disconnect with readers.

But the weekly ne...


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