Commentary by: Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.com    Over the weekend I was out-of-town and stopped into a grocery store where, as I always do, I went in search of the newspaper rack. I found a three-tiered rack with the state newspaper and New York Times on the top shelf, the Boston Globe on the second shelf and tucked on the bottom shelf  in the left hand corner, barely visible, was the local newspaper. I am proud to say I have written for both the New York Times and the Boston Globe. As well, I have a writing assignment on tap with a nationally circulated periodical. That said, most of my career in journalism has been spent as a local newspaper reporter. This translates into countless…