On the future of print and the death of Newsweek

Jonathan Alter (no relation) quoted in the Atlantic about the death (or suicide) of Newsweek:

In the 1920s, people (including FDR) thought radio would mean the end of newspapers and in the 1950s they thought TV would mean the end of radio. In truth, old media doesn’t die, it just goes from mass media to niche media. The same will happen to print. Baby boomers raised on print won’t give it up entirely until they die off four or five decades from now.

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