RIP print media

Reading a newspaper

Print is dead. It isn’t dying. There is no chance of a resurrection. It’s done.

Gone.

Save the trees!

Or is it? While many still believe that technology will save all, there’s still something that can be said about picking up a newspaper and reading long-form articles or books without the use of electricity (other than lighting in the room). While there may never be a need or ability for print media to make a full recovery, there will (likely) always be a need to chop down more trees and squeeze for squids for their ink.

Thanks to our friends at GetSatisfaction, we can compare newspapers, magazines, and digital media in this interesting infographic. Click to enlarge.

Death of Print
Written by Connor Livingston

+Connor Livingston is a tech blogger who will be launching his own site soon, Lythyum. He lives in Oceanside, California, and has never surfed in his life. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.
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  • Notolls

    Dying… yes, but a slow and difficult dead.
    No quick dead for print media yet, IMHO.

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  • Anonymous

    thank you very much

  • Anonymous

    thank you…

  • http://www.dermist.com botoks

    Dying… yes, but a slow and difficult dead.  Thank you