A millennial buys the local paper

In the summer of 2018, Angela Long embarked on a 22,000-kilometre journey, traversing eight provinces and a territory – from Dawson City, Yukon, to Cape Breton, N.S. – to learn from residents, reporters and experts about journalism’s importance in rural markets. In this series, she tells the stories of local news survivors and the roles they play in bolstering their communities.

In her latest piece, published on J-Source, you can read about how, in 2014, Daniel Bushman, at the age of 29, Bushman bought his hometown paper, the Watrous Manitou.