Will print newspapers disappear? By Andrea Mateo November 28 th 2010
The first successful newspaper in the united states was the Boston News-Letter, began by postmaster John Campbell in 1704 Two more papers made their appearance in the 1720's, in Philadelphia and New York
At war's end in 1783 there were forty-three newspapers in print. The growth of newspapers begin to grow throughout the states By 1814 there were 346 newspapers. In 1880 the census reported 11,314 different newspapers in the United States.
The industrial revolution, as it transformed all aspects of American life and society, dramatically affected newspapers. Both the numbers of papers and their paid circulations continued to rise.
1950 was the beginning of a decline for news papers due to radio and TV. In 2007 we have seen the biggest decline for printed newspaper. Due to internet and many other multi-media source.
Younger generations are turning to online news papers to find out local information. With the growth of technology we are able to access any newspaper any where in the world by one click of a button through the biggest stream of multi media
As older generation die off we will see less of a demand for printed newspapers. By 2040 the newspaper readers will drop to half the size it is today
This is a graph from the Audit Bureau of Circulations data. It shows the ups and downs in the demand for print newspaper.
The Pew Research Center says that Americans get there news through the internet. Six out of ten people use online media to find there resource and local news that is 59% of people. This makes the internet the third most popularly way to get news.
Will News papers still have a future are will we soon say goodbye?