The must love small businesses and their contribution to the community at the Wingecarribee Shire Council … not. In announcing the availability of digital editions of magazines at the local library as part of their eMagazine strategy, the council press release included this line:
No longer do they have to make the trip to the newsagent to get some of the most popular international issues.
It’s clumsy, insensitive and ignorant. Councils should be the last organisations taking steps to reduce foot traffic for small businesses in their areas.