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US Senate panel to look at future of newspapers

A letter from US Senator John Kerry vowed to act to maintain the ''vital public service newspapers provide.'' A letter from US Senator John Kerry vowed to act to maintain the ''vital public service newspapers provide.'' (Abd Raouf/ Associated Press)
By James Vaznis
Globe Staff / April 20, 2009

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Senator John F. Kerry will hold hearings in Washington next week on the financial problems facing the newspaper industry, as dwindling advertising dollars push many US papers to the brink of closure. (Full article: 560 words)

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