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Newspapers' Future Hinges On Digital

  • BBC , Tuesday, August 7, 2012 1:32 PM

Newspapers continue to face "significant problems" from digital news competition according to Claire Enders, of media consultancy Enders Analysis. Speaking to Radio 4's Today programmes, Enders said more than one mainstream UK newspaper will cease to be printed on paper within five years. But as The Financial Times remains profitable now digital subscribers having overtaken numbers buying the paper version, the future may be solely digital according to Carla Buzasi, of the Huffington Post UK online publication. Buzasi said that a digital first strategy may offer newspapers "short term pain for long term gain". Listen to the interview at the jump.

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