Freitag, März 13, 2009

NYT: Bad News for Newspaper, Good News for News(paper)

On Wednesday Richard Pérez Pena wrote at the New York Time Media & Advertising section

“In 2009 and 2010, all the two-newspaper markets will become one-newspaper markets, and you will start to see one-newspaper markets become no-newspaper markets,” said Mike Simonton, a senior director at Fitch Ratings, who analyzes the industry ..."


Yesterday, the NYT published this graph of the newspaper landscape dying


But Nick Bilton is comforting the newspaper industry and journalists with:

The Paper is dying, but it's just a device ... Newspapers and news organizations are not going anywhere, except onto your phone, e-book reader, laptop and maybe even your shower wall ...