In London, Ontario, A News at 6 p.m. is more popular than Global, CBC or CTV’s national newscast. But the station is losing millions of dollars each year and has to deal with corporate decisions that seem indifferent to local needs. Alyssa Friesen speaks with A reporter Nick Paparella on why local news matters to London and what would be lost if the station went off the air.

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Alyssa Friesen was the Online Editor for the Winter 2011 issue of the Ryerson Review of Journalism.

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