Denver’s Rocky Mountain News closed its doors this month after 150 years. They blame the ascent of the Internet.
Ironically, they composed their farewell in the form of an Internet video:
Seriously though, the newspaper industry is being hit hard, having newer audiences moving on to Craigslist, blogs and online content. 3The last time I bought a newspaper was the copy of the Globe and Mail on the day my son was born. I’m starting to think the sheer novelty of reading news on thin tarp-like spreads of greyish paper will be enough for him.