Saturday, 21 March 2009

From Newspapers to New Media

The Seattle Post-Intelligencer will cease publishing in paper format and is going fully online. I wonder how long before other newspapers follow suit? This has to be good for the environment and it appears to be a natural progression in terms of 'technology-driven evolution'. Newspapers moving to online-only formats provide yet another example of the increasing irrelevance of the boundaries between traditional communications industries, particularly the division between carriage and content providers. This is having a significant impact on traditional models of regulating media communications industries.

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