Skip to comments.New Report Names Newspapers as the Fastest Shrinking Industry in America
Posted on 03/18/2012 6:57:26 AM PDT by Zakeet
A new report issued this week from the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) and social media network Linkedin that studied a wide range of industries showed that the newspaper industry suffered the biggest decline of any from 2007-2011.
While renewables grew 49.2%, the Internet 24.6% and online publishing 24.3%, newspapers led the way in a downward direction, shrinking a whopping 28.4%.
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Here at the New York Times, we have no idea why that could possibly be happening
“New Report Names Newspapers as the Fastest Shrinking Industry in America”
Now let’s shrink the 0’pinheads!
Thank God! This phenomenon is due to the left’s attempt to dumb everyone down and now their constituents can’t read so why take a paper? The smart people that DO READ don’t care to read their lies.
This is definitely poetic justice!
Let me help with your understanding.
NEWS papers is a misnomer.
Todays papers are merely Democrat party, liberal, Socialist, Communist, Propaganda papers.
There isn’t an honest Journalist in the business.
It is shrinking because half of the country does not want to be kept aware and the other half recognises the lies being spewed by Obama voters.
Thanks Zakeet. The concept of the local paper has surged back into viability in the small towns around here.
What? Me Worry?
That about sums it up. The local papers where I live have gone from twisting or spinning, to just making up their own stories and statistics.
For the most part, I won’t miss them.
Couldn’t happen to a more deserving group of conceited bastards.
Yesterday’s news today! Sums up all printed newspapers. By the time you read it, it has been all over the TV, radio or internet from 1 to 5 days ago.
The only reason they stay in business is due to the fact that businesses need to advertise...and they do at outlandish rates set by these dinosaurs. Now the internet is making advertising affordable for everyone with news that is fresh and instant.
Times and technology have changed but not the buggy whip industry (and newspapers). Their time has come and gone with only one exception...hometown newspapers that serve only the community they are printed in and carry only local news. They are the only ones that will survive and actually perform a useful service.
10:20 AM and I already have the smile of the day. Thanks
I can’t imagine why the newspaper business is going downhill. The people who decide what to print and how to spin it, are dutifully following the orders of their Dear Leader, so why aren’t we peons buying it?
Just as people like Gary Trudeau, a good little follower, obey the WH marching orders, so do the editors and ‘reporters’ of most of the newspapers in this country.
It should be a slam dunk - except for the majority of folks who aren’t buying it - figuratively and literally.
I read the other day that one of the big encyclopedias (in print since the late 1700’s) will no longer produce a print version.
Times and technology have changed that business.
It’s happened before. Years ago, most cities had a morning paper and an afternoon paper. New York had multiple morning and evening papers. But most cities lost their afternoon papers years ago, around the time that TV was growing. The morning papers survived for years after, but now even they are being squeezed by cable TV news and the internet.
I heard that some major big city daily was considering just becoming a web site, with no print edition at all.
We could well see newspapers as we have known them disappear. The only remaining printed papers could be local ad flyer type papers.
Politics is also a factor. Why pay to read propaganda from a liberal paper?
That is Encyclopedia Brittanica. They will no longer have a print version. Time and technology are changing the need for a printed encyclopedia.
Newspapers these days cover stories from both points of view: socialist AND communist.
The pro-occupy, anti-corporation press can’t understand why they can’t make money?
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