It’s an idea from another time, another era: getting a print newspaper delivered to your home or office so you can keep current on news. As noted newspaper consultant Ken Doctor recently wrote: “By 2020, we’ll be used to a few days a week of print, or maybe just ‘the Sunday paper,’ and wonder why we chopped down whole forests; didn’t we always have these tablets? Newsprint is going the way of the steam engine, to be visited in theme parks. U.S. newspaper companies are using only a little more than half of what they consumed, in newsprint, a decade ago.” So if that’s the case, how many times do you really want to read the newspaper in print each week? Every day? A couple times a week? Just on Sundays? Never? Vote in our poll and explain your print consumption pattern more eloquently in the comments below.
Poll: How Often Do You Want to Read Your Local Paper in Print?
By Mark Glaser
June 1, 2012
Photo of press grippers on the Kansas City Star's printing press by "Chris Murphy":http://www.flickr.com/people/chrism70/ via Flickr.
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