Why print still matters Paid Members Public
Even in the digital age, we should value the unique qualities print can offer.
Life after newsprint can be rosy - as The Independent shows Paid Members Public
How is The Indy doing in its post-print existence? Rather well, it turns out…
Print's not dead - it's regenerating Paid Members Public
During one of my lecturing sessions at City [http://www.city.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/interactive-journalism], University of London last week, I made the point that just because you’re most associated with digital, doesn’t mean you don’t – and can’t – love print, too. That’s certainly the
Easy question of the week: can online journalism hold politics to account? Paid Members Public
Roy Greenslade [http://www.theguardian.com/media/greenslade/2016/feb/17/newsprint-newspapers-even-in-the-digital-age-remain-very-special] : > So, in conclusion, ponder this question: in a world without newsprint, will journalists be able to carry out their central mission to prevent government, big business and the various institutions from doing as they like? Yes. Next question?
The end of the printed Independent: the shock we all knew was coming Paid Members Public
For years, those of us who have been thinking deeply about the digital translation have been asking the same question: > What happens when one of our national newspapers closes – or goes online only? Anyone who didn’t know that day was coming has either been sticking their head in the
Gosh has been selling comics in London for 30 years Paid Members Public
30 years of selling comics in London [http://www.goshlondon.com/2016/02/gosh-its-our-30th-birthday/] Gosh, a London comics shop, is 30 years old: > So not a bad year for comics, and not a bad year for us: on the 14th February 1986, Gosh! Comics opened its doors for the first
Reach of print newspapers falling fast Paid Members Public
Just 31% of Brits get their news from print newspapers [http://www.talkingnewmedia.com/2015/12/16/ofcom-report-reveals-falling-readership-for-uk-print-newspapers-rdio-bids-farewell/] And that’s down from 40% a year ago. Worryingly, there’s a rise in those who don’t follow the news at all.
Failing industry to still be propped up by falling print revenues in 2020 Paid Members Public
I’m astonished by how many people are sharing this report as good news: > At an aggregated level, combining revenues from the newspaper, book, and magazine industries across more than 50 markets worldwide, we forecast that just 24% of revenue will come from digital in 2020, up from 14% in