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Murdoch: Newspapers will reach new heights this century

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Simon_Cowbell, Nov 18, 2008.

  1. Simon_Cowbell

    Simon_Cowbell Active Member


    Unfortunately, my place panicked and already has ruined its product.
  2. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    Perhaps he should've said newspapers reach new depths.
  3. Bullwinkle

    Bullwinkle Member

    Not sure there are too many journalists out there who wrote their own obituary.
  4. Bubbler

    Bubbler Well-Known Member

    I see his point, though he could have phrased it better. There are a lot of journalists who are afraid of the changes needed to survive. The resistance to blogging, etc.
  5. spaceman

    spaceman Active Member

    the banner ad on this page is for Newspaper Obituaries.
  6. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    Coming from the man who brought us "fair and balanced" and The Page 3 Girl:

    Effects of the Page 3 girl

    The decision to make the page three girl topless was made while Murdoch was out of the country - but it’s unlikey that he disagreed with the effect it made: sales rose 40% to 2.1 million copies within a year.

    If you’ve wondered why you’re unable to buy The Sun in North America, the page three girl is one of the reasons. In Britain it’s legal for women as young as 16 to pose topless, which is considered underage in the US and Canada.
  7. Drip

    Drip Active Member

    I found this to be very interesting.
  8. Twoback

    Twoback Active Member

    Interesting. Murdoch comes along and declares the future of newspapers to be sound and there are like 6 comments on this thread.
    Good news apparently does not sell on this board, either.
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