“What’s black and white and completely over? It’s Newspapers.” Political comedian, Jon Stewart, of the Daily Show believes that the Internet has brought the demise to the newspaper industry. Like Stewart, many believe that the interactive nature of the Internet and cheaper online advertising has financially destroyed the newspaper. The Internet allows citizens to gain access to free information and news at anytime. Newspapers will need to be able to charge citizens and overcome the mass amount of free information. With the emergence of new technology, such as the tablet, newspapers are being given an opportunity to adapt. With over 105 million tablets sold, this platform is leaving the door open for the electronic newspaper. While many believe the newspaper is dying, others believe that by adapting to a mobile interface it can thrive. The newspaper must embrace the capabilities of the Internet. By embracing the capabilities of the Internet, is there an economic and design model that will allow the newspaper industry to thrive?

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