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Great to see another local, independent, regional newspaper: Eyre Peninsula Advocate

Check out the terrific story about the launch of the Eyre Peninsular Advocate, a new local and independent newspaper to rise in the wake of a corporate rural newspaper closure.

Another SA regional newspaper is reborn
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The new weekly Eyre Peninsula Advocate hit the newsstands last week, heralding the return of print news to eastern and western Eyre Peninsula.

Papers and Publications Managing Director Andrew Manuel said the reception from communities from Cleve to Ceduna had been amazing.

“Regional newspapers are so important to people living in the country,” Andrew said.

“When local newspapers close, it hits communities hard.

“Newspapers keep people connected to their communities and each other through sharing the stories that locals care about.

Check out the online version of the Eyre Peninsular Advocate too. Their subscriptions options are modest:

Just as our parliament, and democracy, would benefit from more genuinely independent representation, so do local communities benefit from more independent media outlets. I hope we see more indie papers start up, and thrive.

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