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Georgia Paper Plays Obama Below Fold, Under ‘Dog Attacks Kids’

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Yes, we all know that local news is king. People buy newspapers, especially in small towns, to find out what is happening in their city councils and their neighborhoods. But did the Rockdale (GA) Citizen really have to play Obama winning the presidential election below the fold (with the smallest head count on the page no less) underneath a story headlined “Dog Attacks Kids at School”?

Officials at the Citizen have yet to comment on their decision on the play of the stories.

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November 5, 2008 at 3:49 pm

Posted in Newspapers, Obama

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