Are Newspapers Dead Yet?

Friday, January 28, 2011


This week we present an encore presentation of our show on the survival of newspapers. Despite all the doomsaying about the fate of the newspaper over the last couple of years, they appear to be soldiering on, and some are even turning a profit. Brooke looks at the current state of the daily and does a little prognosticating on their continued viability in the marketplace.

Comments [7]


News papers have been dead for a couple of years now and i think they should finally atleast consider retirement. The whole idea is retarted to still have news papers because everything is technology now of days. Plus the cost of ink and paper should have already caused them to come to a hhalting stop.

Mar. 11 2011 01:12 PM
Dion Twayne Watson from Southside

the internet is taking over newspapers. with some much information on the internet and now being able to search the internet from your cell phone. The news paper industry will soon be out of business.

Mar. 10 2011 11:35 AM
Will Hernan

Newspapers need to find a way to stay around simply because now that every thing is online or on a computer of some sorts what will we do if there is ever society gets so complicated that it steps backwards and the internet overloads because so many people are on it all the time. so Newspapers step- up with a new game plan and soon

Feb. 17 2011 12:13 PM
Zachary Hinton from Raleigh

My Uncle actually works for the newspaper in Winston Salem and I told him that I wanted to be a journalist and writer for a newspaper and he screamed "No! Don't do it!" My uncle informed me that newspapers are a failing industry. People are now going online for information instead of picking up papers and reading. I agree with OScar, Newspapers need to set up some plan in order to continue to be popular. Maybe add an ipad or video in the middle lol; something anything, or else blogs and twitter will take over.

Feb. 16 2011 12:53 PM
Oscar Romero

With the mass amount of information on the internet it seems that the newspaper industry will soon be extinct. It is most definitely time for newspapers to revise their game plan if it is planned that they stay a part of our american society. But as it stands newspapers are slowly on the path towards extinction, and their gaining speed.

Feb. 04 2011 11:28 AM
Donald Armel from Statesboro, GA

Newspapers need to stop competing directly with eMedia. They have a better opportunity to report local news, sports and politics which is where eMedia is less nimble. Marketing has been using one to one printing technology for some time now. Newspapers could also become just as customized, delivering only the sections requested. I think print media has many qualities that can easily be capitalized on given a certain amount of introspection by management.

Feb. 01 2011 07:31 AM
David Green from Morenci, Mich.

I enjoyed listening to the show from last year once again. With the rapid changes in journalism, I'd really like to hear a follow-up on the stories reported to see how things now stand and how things have changed once again.

Jan. 30 2011 07:50 PM

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