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Newspapers are dying as world goes digital

Gossip & Rumours Written by  Wednesday, 25 July 2018 13:12 font size decrease font size increase font size 0
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  Estimated US daily newspaper circulation, print and digital combined, fell 11 per cent to 31 million in 2017, according to the Pew Research Center. As recently as 2000, weekday subscriptions totalled 55.8 million. In just the last three years, employment in newsrooms has fallen 15 per cent.

 

The trend began more than a decade ago, when car dealerships, real estate companies and other businesses moved online and stopped paying newspapers for classified ads. Readers increasingly migrated to the Internet and mobile apps and spent more hours on social media such as Facebook.

 

Over time, newspapers lost two-thirds of their revenue, and they slashed jobs as a result

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