Tag Archives: newspapers

What will they say when you’re gone?

I often read the obituaries in the Sydney Morning Herald. When I first came to Australia (1998), alongside the usual parade of worthies, local and international, there would be a fair sprinkling (especially in the weekend edition) of rich eccentric British people – minor royals, members of the landed gentry, toffs of various kinds – […]

In other news, people will not pay for content

From the BBC: These are tough times for newspapers. They are losing readers and advertising to the internet and desperately trying to find solutions that will save their businesses in the longterm. Rupert Murdoch thinks the answer is to charge for his papers’ content online, putting The Times, the Sunday Times and, most recently, the […]