The law is to late tyo save the printed newspaper - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 28.11.07 | 06:26 (IST)

    With most analysts predicting the death of the printed newspaper as we know it within 10 years. This new law is too late. More and more people in developed countries are turning away from printed news, and getting their news free either online, via 24 hour TV news channels, that can also be received on mobile phones. News print requires the destruction of vast amounts of trees in some cases whole forests have disappeared for something that is thrown away after one day. SONY have developed a high tech plastic folding paper that will be updated every so often that will eventually replace the paper newspaper, but this is only a short term reprieve. Also in Israel newspapers are very expensive compared to those abroad. We all must move with the times. Personally I shall not regret those smelly relics of a bygone age that leave your fingers dirty going the way of the Dinasour.

    from the article: A new era for newspapers
    First published 00:00 27.11.07 | Last updated 00:00 27.11.07
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