The Death of Print

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But here’s the weird thing: Preston has seen the figures – and yet he’s still arguing that print newspapers should stop worrying about digital. As evidence he cites a single document: a report by ‘analyst’ Jim Chisholm which argues that “in the UK at least, there is no such correlation [between online rise and print decline]”. Chisholm’s report continues…

“This is true at both a micro-level in terms of UK newspaper titles and groups and at a macro-level comparing national internet adoption with circulation performance. Indeed, the opposite case could be argued: that newspapers that do well on the web also do better in print… Understandably worried traditional journalists should know that the internet is not a threat.”>