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By Toby Mundy   June 2002

Local papers on the web

No self-respecting newspaper is without a web presence. The FT has poured tens of millions of pounds into and produced a stupendous website on which all life can found-eventually. It is also accompanied by excellent daily e-mail digests. Of the other broadsheets, the Guardian’s,, is the best by miles, with pages of additional reporting, sample chapters from books, a superb archive and a comprehensive weblog from the world’s media.

The version of Britain presented by these snappy metropolitan publications is only partial. For the local press, “Newspapers in Britain,”, provides a giddying…

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