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How coronavirus changed our local newspapers

Jun 01, 2020 - BBC

By BBC News NI Image copyright The coronavirus crisis has been arguably one of the most testing times in publishing history.

With mass gatherings a thing of the past and sporting events cancelled, newspapers have had to find new ways to fill their pages.

Newspapers were facing challenges before the pandemic, but many have kept printing despite pressure on sales.

The Mourne Observer, based in County Down, first went into publication in 1949.

The paper would n...