Newspapers ‘extinct’ in 7 years, predicts futurist

The newspaper will be extinct by 2017 in the U.S. and 2019 in the U.K., according to Australian Ross Dawson, a so-called “futurist.” Newspapers in Canada will survive until 2020. (Even though papers in Canada reported  actual profits and growth last year.)  The Wall Blog has several infographics, which explain Dawson’s rationale. But are newspapers going “extinct” or evolving into websites, mobile and iPad apps, and eventually, well, who knows?

Ragan Insider Premium Content
Ragan Insider Content
To read the full story, log in.
Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content.
Sign up today

Already a member? Log in here.
Learn more about Ragan Insider.