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04/18/2012

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As someone who grinds out daily editorials on a small daily, I think much of the problem comes from above. Larger dailies that are part of a chain have little interest in local issues. Small independent dailies, caught in a steady decline of ad revenue, have editorial boards that tend to dodge controversy and don't want to upset advertisers.
I recall that oft-stated challenge, which applies directly to editorial writers, to "comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable." We just have to continue to push the envelope

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