“As long as small-town newspapers and small market radio stations pay attention to what's going on in their communities, I think the future is almost unlimited,” according to Smiglewski, who was interviewed shortly before his retirement as the publisher of the Granite Falls Tribune to engage with a community of Bush Foundation fellows. “The stuff we report isn't found anywhere else and there's a need for that,” he added.
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