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Tory MP Louise Mensch calls for subsidies for local newspapers

Guardian :: Tory MP Louise Mensch has called for the government to consider a form of subsidy to support the ailing local newspaper market, arguing that community-level coverage is still far more powerful than a "Facebook campaign and a couple of tweets". Mensch, who led a private members' debate in Westminster Hall on Wednesday, said that "now is not the time to wipe out our local press" as doing so would represent a "threat to democracy".

Continue to read Mark Sweney, www.guardian.co.uk

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