New Technology Threatens the Newspaper Industry – in 1845

An article in the Economist about an eerily familiar outcry…


“CHANGE is in the air. A new communications technology threatens a dramatic upheaval in America’s newspaper industry, overturning the status quo and disrupting the business model that has served the industry for years. This “great revolution”, warns one editor, will mean that some publications “must submit to destiny, and go out of existence.”

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