John Oliver Goes To Bat For Newspapers

John Oliver brought his brand of acerbic advocacy to newspaper journalism in Sunday's episode of Last Week Tonight. In his monologue, he decries the profession's endangerment and assails some of the more absurd turns its digital transition has taken, among them Tronc. 

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Gregg Palermo says:

August 9, 2016 at 9:25 am

It’s no big secret that radio and TV news staffs routinely pilfer the stories of their local daily.

    alicia farmer says:

    August 9, 2016 at 1:25 pm

    If it wasn’t for local newspapers, most local TV news would be 95% crime, car wrecks, and weather hype – instead of the normal 85%.

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