Guest Opinion: Social media may be fun, but it’s no replacement for newspapers

National Newspaper Week is Oct. 2-8 by Al Cross

I love social media.
They keep me in touch with dozens of friends,

whom I might otherwise have contact with just every few years, or every few decades.

They let me share articles that I think bring greater understanding of a subject, usually with a comment of my own, and enjoy similar sharing by others.

They let me share my own writing, reaching a wider audience than I did when I worked for . . .