Monthly Archives: August 2017

The printed word is not dead yet

We keep being told that the printed word is dying with fewer people buying newspapers, magazine and books. The future for communication is electronic rather than printed, so we are told. But is that necessarily the case? I was interested to read this week about the Future Library project in Norway. Organised by Oslo city […]

Style replaces substance

Hardly a week goes by without more gloomy news about local newspaper closures. The latest example came just last week with the news of the closure of three local weeklies in London. ¬†Interestingly, the trade magazine Press Gazette says that London now has fewer newspapers per resident than any other part of the UK. However, […]