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    Thanks for the answer to my question. I couldn't agree more. Also, I get sick of people saying "newspapers are dying" and the like. They'll never go away, just change how you use them. I miss being in the business, but I don't miss the paychecks.


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    I as well go shirtless for bedtime Chris. I'm glad we have something in common. Care to elaborate on the remaining attire of your pajamas? Eh Eh?? Cmon, out with it!!

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    And on Hersom, the guy's an old timer that should be on his way out for the last five years.


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    If you were a superhero, which one would you be? CW: Batman. No question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    Thanks for the answer to my question. I couldn't agree more. Also, I get sick of people saying "newspapers are dying" and the like. They'll never go away, just change how you use them. I miss being in the business, but I don't miss the paychecks.
    I dunno GC, it's true that the way we use newspapers will change and not "end" (it will keep moving from print to electronic) but wouldn't you agree that newspapers as a source of news are dying? It's impossible for them to compete with TV and the internet as a current news source and increasingly they're weak on investigative journalism so really, what is their place in the news media spectrum?


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    Quote Originally Posted by weR138 View Post
    I dunno GC, it's true that the way we use newspapers will change and not "end" (it will keep moving from print to electronic) but wouldn't you agree that newspapers as a source of news are dying? It's impossible for them to compete with TV and the internet as a current news source and increasingly they're weak on investigative journalism so really, what is their place in the news media spectrum?
    I'd agree they no longer break news, but being a source of news? They'll always be a news source. To say they are dying is to say they eventually will be dead.


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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    I'd agree they no longer break news, but being a source of news? They'll always be a news source. To say they are dying is to say they eventually will be dead.
    I think they will eventually be dead as far as real news is concerned. They can fill up with info but it is not news after we already know it ya know? You read the paper to find out what happened yesterday. You go to the internet or radio to find out what is going on now. That's how I see it anyway.


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    I think they will eventually be dead as far as real news is concerned. They can fill up with info but it is not news after we already know it ya know? You read the paper to find out what happened yesterday. You go to the internet or radio to find out what is going on now. That's how I see it anyway.
    You won't get that breaking news. But the indepth stories will always be there. The feature stories, etc. (this is in the printed form)
    Newspapers online will adapt and compete.


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    Good answer to my question Chris. No doubt Fizer would manhandle Craig if there was no official.



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    Quote Originally Posted by GeronimusClone View Post
    You won't get that breaking news. But the indepth stories will always be there. The feature stories, etc. (this is in the printed form)
    Newspapers online will adapt and compete.
    I agree with the online part. As a firm they will always be around. The actual physical newspaper is dying though. Would you not agree with that? You can find the same stuff online, at least in most communities.


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    Even if a hard copy paper ceases in our lifetimes I still see the "New York Times" or "Des Moines Register" still existing as an entity. They will just be web sources with their roots in the old newspapers. I don't see this going away because just because the end medium dies, the news gathering structure is still there and viable especially on a local level.



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    You skipped my question Chris. I read it again and I know why. It wasn't very good.


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    Quote Originally Posted by yaman3 View Post
    I agree with the online part. As a firm they will always be around. The actual physical newspaper is dying though. Would you not agree with that? You can find the same stuff online, at least in most communities.
    It's a long ways out. A lot of these smaller community newspapers haven't even made the transition online yet. A complete change is a long ways away. And I don't think you'll ever see the end of the paper totally. Too many people still prefer to have the newspaper and are willing to pay for it.
    I mean, people thought the newspaper would be gone by the end of the last decade. That didn't come close to happening.


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