Comments on: Less news=good news, AP study says Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 By: Mob media: Hate mail and other comments from our readers. Wed, 04 Jun 2008 04:13:27 +0000 Part of the problem especially at the local level is that there are fewer and fewer topics covered by decreasing numbers of journalists. Local newspaper web sites create ad space by using reader comments to fill up the pages. And those are often filled with the kind of screaming, hostile diatribes that people looking for meaningful media content avoid.