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8/8/11: Big Stories, Small Towns

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By Doug Fabrizio

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8/8/11: Big Stories, Small Towns

Salt Lake City, Utah – Much is being made of the crisis in journalism today. Circulation is down, newsrooms are cutting back and established papers have had to end publication. But a report from Stanford is showing that rural and small-town newspapers are relatively healthy. Monday, we're talking about community journalism and the portrait it paints of American life. Our guests are Stanford's Geoff McGhee and Judy Muller author of a new book that looks at what she calls "big stories from small towns

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