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report print email Source: Editorial: Has the internet hurt newspapers?
The Collapse of Print
July 22, 2012 | 11:09 AM

Ray, you are partially correct. The daily's will fall first because of the overhead. Ultimately the weekly's will follow. Print is an antiquated product much like the typewriter. There is still a demand for news, it's how people consume it that's different. Look at the music industry. People still like music. When was the last time you bought a CD. People consume music by downloading on ITunes. The problem with the newspaper model online is it's broken. Your trading dollars for pennies. Without a print product, nobody makes a living on their website. For the print industry this is very painful. But remember, their demise creates huge opportunities for entrepreneurs to step in and take those dollars.

Sam Anthony
Biz Post
Coldwell Banker
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