Newspapers, we're here to cover you
April 30, 2020
National Newspaper Association president
We need to get through this time and tighten our belts,
just as we have through two World Wars, terrorist attacks and other epidemics
Newspapers in the United States have traveled rough seas to the First Amendment freedoms we enjoy today. From the colonial Stamp Act through wartime censorship to today, when thousands of newspapers were slammed with the public health emergency known as COVID-19, people who work for newspapers have never had completely smooth sailing.
Now most of the businesses that advertise with us are shut down. The...