Sunday, December 28, 2008

2008 tough, but Herald-Zeitung still strong

Doug Toney writes:

Newspapers have survived for centuries. And that’s part of the problem. Getting your news printed on a piece of newsprint and having it delivered to your door has been around a long, long time. For many of us, it’s comforting; it’s tradition.

But for many of the younger crowd, it’s not near as comfortable as the Internet. The Wii and Xbox generation are comforted by the glow of the screen of their phone or their computer screen or television.

Newspapers have come and gone for generations. But the challenges in the 20th century and now in the 21st century seem to have been the greatest threat yet to the future of newspapers.


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