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Poll: Do You Miss the Local Newspaper That Once Served Your Community?

U-T San Diego takeover of North County Times is latest shakeout of smaller county dailies.

Another quake hit the media landscape Tuesday when U-T San Diego’s owners of the North County Times. It was a reminder of how many local papers have folded, including the Encinitas Coast-Dispatch, The Vista Press, La Mesa Scout, Lemon Grove Review, El Cajon Californian and San Dieguito Citizen. U-T columnist Logan Jenkins recalled the old Oceanside Blade-Citizen and Escondido Times Advocate, and wrote: “In the sparsely populated aquarium of daily newspapers, they’ve survived for 16 years but now they’ve been devoured and now what?” What paper do you miss?

Russel Ray September 17, 2012 at 05:07 PM
"they're more objective" -- There's my laughter for the next century............lol I canceled my subscription today so you and I create a wash. I did find it interesting that their "stop subscription" line had "a high call volume" today so it took me several calls to finally get through to cancel.
F. Dunn September 17, 2012 at 05:32 PM
Kevin, I didn't even know till today (following a link to a Voice of San Diego article) that UT's customer service isn't even in California. It's somewhere in the Midwest.
Tom Yarnall September 21, 2012 at 07:58 PM
I like to give something worthwhile and will be giving UT subscriptions as Xmas presents this year.
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