I certainly believe that the days of the printed newspaper are numbered. With handheld devices like smartphones, tablet computers, and e-Reader’s becoming more common place, as populations change, and the percentage of tech-savvy consumers increases, paper and ink newspapers face extinction as “quaint” concepts from a bygone day.
One of my pet peeves though is online news – where the death of printed newspapers will lead – is that it is not as thoroughly proofread as the printed newspapers currently are. This is something I sincerely hope changes.
Take for example this spelling of “Gary Ablett” on the Geelong Advertiser website this morning: