January 13, 2014
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#15 Death of the Alt-Weekly
Former Montreal Mirror editor Rupert Bottenberg on the end of an era.

Several Canadian alternative newsweeklies are gone and the rest are struggling. Rupert Bottenberg spent 13 years as the music editor of the Montreal Mirror, which ended its 27 year run in 2012. He remembers his tenure and reflects on what alt-weeklies meant and where they went wrong.

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