PAULINE’S PICKS: Are Dive Bars The Latest Victim of Newspaper Downturn?


Back in the old days, reporters would file their stories in the afternoon and then head over to a bar where they would have a few and schmooze with the cops and politician who were also enjoying a pint. With the 24-hour news cycle that the internet has brought, fewer newsies are lurking around these haunts, most likely because they’re up in their offices — maybe even drinking alone?

Marketwatch had its reporters look into writer bars that have closed thanks to the change in the way journalism is done now.

Check it out here.

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