NYT future in doubt

The publisher of the New York Times has confessed that the newspaper will eventually cease to be printed in the future.

Speaking at the Wan-Ifra International Newsroom Summit, Arthur Sulzberger Jr. admitted “we will stop printing the New York Times sometime in the future”.

The NYT is fighting to stay relevant to a new generation of readers by adding social networking features, supplemented with plans to introduce a paywall to the website early next year.

The paper posted a revenue increase for the first time in almost three years in July.

(Source: Media Week)

This article appears in issue 252 of Media Digest.

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