UK print newspapers dead by 2019 – US ones by 2017

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http://rossdawsonblog.com/weblog/archives/2010/10/launch_of_newsp.html

Ok, so it is speculation, but speculation based on trends, which if anything are being exacerbated by the current tricky economic climate.

Anyhow this post uses a series of metrics to predict when newspapers in their print form will become extinct. The UK will apparently be a print-free zone by 2019.

It is worth remembering that many in the newspaper indusrty have also made similar predictions. The Guar’s Ed Alan Rusbridger has said that he thinks the paper’s print edition could be gone as soon as 2015 http://paidcontent.co.uk/article/419-stop-the-presses-sunset-for-print-in-fiv…

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