Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper's book reviews

World Jan 15, 2019

Stephen King steps in to save Maine paper's book reviews

When Stephen King's local newspaper, under financial pressure, announced it would cut regional book reviews, the horror author swooped in — and managed to save the section with just a few tweets. The story began on Friday, when King shared that The Portland Press Herald, ...

Business Oct 16, 2018

As more papers fold, 'news deserts' expanding in U.S.: study

More than 1,800 US newspapers have closed since 2004, leaving expanding "news deserts" with little or no local reporting on public affairs, researchers said in a report Monday. The study by the University of North Carolina School of Media and Journalism, an update of a ...