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Aspen Residents Wonder If Local Journalism Can Still Tell The Truth

The newsroom staff of The Aspen Times was demoralized when the paper’s corporate owners refused to let it cover a libel suit filed by a real estate developer, former staffers say. One editor quit, and another was fired after writing an opinion piece about the episode. Now residents of the vacation town are wondering if local journalism can still fearlessly tell the truth. 

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