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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors Columnist 

Newspapers going the way of the pay phone


January 19, 2022

Barb and I were invited to speak to students during career day at the high school last week.

The author of more than 115 books, she had quite a bit to say. As a former newspaperman I didn’t.

As much as I enjoyed my time in the business, it’s hard to seriously encourage young folks to get newspaper jobs.

Newspapers are fast going the way of the pay phone.

I kept thinking about my visit to the Bozeman Chronicle last month. I’d spent 20 years there as a reporter and editor during which time circulation grew to the point that a new facility was deemed necessary.

I remember moving into tha...

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