New York Times To Stop Printing… Eventually

New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger predicts that the New York Times will go out-of-print by 2015. The only way readers will be able to read the New York Times is online, which will not be enough to support the current newsroom, therefore it will eventually result in downsizing. Read the full article here.

Source one: Susan Patterson Plank, Vice President of Marketing & Digital Development and General Manager of the Iowa City Press-Citizen at The Des Moines Register. She would be a good source because of her job position at the Iowa City Press-Citizen. She should be very knowledgeable on how a similar situation would affect Iowa City. I located her online by going to iowapresscitizen.com and looking up the Press-Citizen’s history and current state. She is listed as the General Manager as of 2008.

Source two: Jane Singer, Associate Professor at the University of Iowa. She would be a good source because of her background and knowledge in how digital journalism has affected print-press. She “was Prodigy’s first news manager, in charge of one of the first around-the-clock news products ever to be delivered to people’s homes through a computer (UIowa).” I located her online by going to the University of Iowa’s website and then going to the Journalism Department’s website.

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