Newspapers Are Struggling To Survive Technology
Newspapers are struggling to survive technology. More people are reading online news each day instead of subscribing to a newspaper. My first paid writing was in a newspaper, so naturally this makes me sad. Subscribers alone don't keep the paper afloat, but advertisers do. In the end, if there are no subscribers, there's no need for advertising which of course means the demise of the paper. Many of the old guard, Washington Post, New York Times and others are managing to remain solvent. But for how long? I can't imagine getting my morning coffee and not having a paper to read at the kitchen table. Yes, I have electronic gadgets, but somehow it just isn't the same. There are things lacking when using a Kindle, iPad, or computer. There's a smell and feel to a real newspaper that is missed. Maybe it's nostalgia on my part, I don't know, but I'd sure like to see the world wide newspapers continue on. I do my part by subscribing to one. What do you read? Read more at How Do Newspapers Make Money?
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