Ashland daily Independent
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#1 Jul 28, 2010
i would like to take this time to ask all ashlanders to start boycotting the paper.Over here in carter county they quit printing people letters to the editor because they was getting some heat from the corrupt county officials.I personal think if we boycott the paper they will change there way over there.I need to get different people at the paper.They don't believe in our right to freedom of speech.Let all band together in carter,greenup,and boyd county.let's our Voice be heard we can get him where it's hurt there purse,money is all people listen to now days.
#2 Jul 28, 2010
How do you know they've been getting head from corrupt county officials? What evidence do you have of this?
#3 Jul 29, 2010
It's is all over the upcoming election in carter county.Mr.blakeley don't want any letters or comments no more in the paper in grayson nor the ashland paper.He has already taken the opinions out of jim short and billy barker and even pastor varney.The was a jailer candidate been arrested for dui they came out over here in our grayson paper,they threatening to sue the paper,even so it the truth the paper i guess don't want to spend money.That more money in the pockets,Carter county is so corrupt,i afraid someone is going to get hurt really bad.thank you guys
#4 Jul 29, 2010
Boycot the papaer all ya want. Wont work they are running themselves into the ground anyways. Putting it online for free rather than charging? Trust me i worked there i know. Hours got cut more and more as people found out about it on the web. So dont worry about boycotting it.
#5 Jul 29, 2010
Newspapers don't usually charge to read the paper online. The New York Times is free online, so I don't think anyone is going to pay to read The Independent online. And I doubt they are going broke from it either. This is just another avenue to charge for advertising. That is how websites are used to make money. I do agree, however, that The Independent has been going down hill for a while. The stories aren't accurate and the prices keep going up.
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