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Future of Newspapers and Magazines

Original Air Date: Friday, November 02, 2012

The Edmonton Journal and the Calgary Herald stopped publication of the Sunday edition in June; and next year, there will be a price to pay, to read articles “online”. The Globe and Mail started charging for content posted to its website last week; and the Toronto Star announced similar plans on Monday.

Some industry insiders say print media is suffering because publications are prioritizing delivery over content. Others say they should be interacting more with other mediums such as bloggers.

Do newspapers and magazines as we know them have a future?

Joining us to debate the evolution of print media are Steven Sandor, editor of Avenue Edmonton Magazine and Stuart Thomson, blogger with the Edmonton Journal.

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