Printted Newspaper vs. Online Newspapers

1118 WordsApr 18, 20085 Pages
Online newspapers vs. print newspapers In an early morning of a winter day with cold wind and snow breeze blowing out, hardly any people are waiting to put a quarter into an old automated newsstand to get there newspapers at a corner near the Union Station in downtown of St. Louis city. Hardly to find young people in that crowded but aged people are likely to prefer the traditional newspapers than the new type which is online. In contrast, most of young people who tend to spend most of their lifetime on the internet would rather choose online newspapers to update news. It is a recent debate whether the effectiveness of online newspapers are against old time print newspaper. In this paper, I am going to look at how online newspapers…show more content…
In the new model period, young people prefer to go online, update the news rather than reading the printed, it is because to them, news online are faster, easy to look for what they need and they just shut their computer down without instead of looking for a trash. They can have their lunch in a coffee shop; scroll down for the news instead of open page by page. But they forget that, that will put more pressure on their eyes without their notice. “ ..There is no doubt that growth in electronic media is the future, but there is still a future for print.”, said Larry Killman, World Association of Newspapers. (“Paper battle online new sites”) In the near future, we can see that the tendency of the newspaper will be decreasing but it will not be gone for the next at least 10 years. From those information above, and in my opinion, the young ages are getting lazier and they rather sit in their room, look at the screen than go out and pick a newspaper, and since the new technology provide a small, convenience, reasonable price laptop, the number of people have their own laptop is increasing enormously. Beside that, most of the online news is free, while you have to pay for the newspaper everyday if you want to read the printed. I read online news everyday in the morning and it is very convenient for me because as a student, I am

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