The Printed Word Is Dead


“The last paper edition of The New York Times will appear in 2018.”

This quote comes from Dick Brass, Vice Chairman of Technology Development at Microsoft back in 2001. The photo is from “The Advertising Brief, 8th August, 2002”. You can see the full article regarding the end of print in the images below.

It’s getting hard to imagine this coming true anymore, but we’ll see in three years. And as the author M G Moinuddin point out, don’t forget about the larger picture: [if newspapers die] “what will the market use to wrap fish?”