Author Eric Alterman takes a long and loving look at what makes newspapers great, why we need them, and why they may not survive the 21st century.

Author Eric Alterman takes a long and loving look at what makes newspapers great, why we need them, and why they may not survive the 21st century.

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Kelly Toughill is an associate professor of journalism at the University of King's College and founder of Polestar Immigration Research Inc.