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Media Futures - Newspapers

Duration:
29 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 11 June 2013

As more and more news is available online, the idea of buying a traditional newspaper is fast becoming a thing of the past. Or is it? Some parts of the world are still enjoying strong print circulation. And even places like the west where newspaper sales are plummeting, it has often proved difficult to make the digital alternative pay its way. In part one of this four-part series, Mark Coles asks what is the future for newspapers? And if they survive, how will they need to change?

(Image: Newspapers on a stand. Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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