It’s widely accepted that the Internet will kill off printed newspapers, it’s just a question of when. To find an answer, futurist Ross Dawson has compiled a Newspaper Extinction Timeline.
Dawson has used a number of factors to build the timeline. These include global influences like the falling cost of mobile phones, tablets and e-readers; the development of high performance digital paper and trends in advertising and digital news monetisation. National influences affecting newspapers’ decline include technology uptake, government and economic development in each country.
You can read more about how Dawson compiled the timeline in his blog post.
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