Addressing the members from the Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers newspaper publishing institution, Rupert Murdoch (75) said: Yes, there is a future for news, but not in traditional news print.
"Power is moving away from the old elite in our industry - the editors, the chief executives and, let’s face it, the proprietors.
A new generation of media consumers has risen demanding content delivered when they want it, how they want it, and very much as they want it.
This new media audience - and we are talking here of tens of millions of young people around the world - is already using technology, especially the web, to inform, entertain and above all to educate themselves.
This knowledge revolution empowers the reader, the student, the cancer patient, the victim of injustice, anyone with a vital need for the right information.
It is part of wider changes that reach far beyond the media industry [...]"
via Times Online: Murdoch speech at Stationers Hall (Full text)
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Die Welt hat die alte, neue Rede übersetzt
Übrigens, die nach Spiegel "Späte Einsicht" hat Rupert Murdoch bereits im April 2005 vor der American Society of Newspaper Editors präsentiert.
Text der April 2005 Rede