Printed newspaper sales and online news subscriptions


Falling sales of newspapers and a rising number of tablet computers are seeing readers move from printed to online news.

The market is adapting with schemes to get readers to pay for web-based news, leaving questions over the viability of the current range of the printed press.

Giles Dilnot spoke to Patrick Smith of, Steve Aukland of Local World and Ashley Highfield of Johnston Press.

Studio debate: Matthew Parris and blogger Guido Fawkes


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