“Imagine reading the news on your computer…”

A report from the 1980s. It reminds me of a lesson once in kindergarten when we made up fantastical stories imagining What Life Would Be Like in the Year 2000….

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I live in South Africa with my husband and two small children, doing things, thinking about things and sometimes writing about them.
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3 Responses to “Imagine reading the news on your computer…”

  1. Mikey says:

    And now, thanks to that brilliant invention, newspapers are dying, the internet news sites don’t make enough money to support a proper newsroom, and quality journalism is in terminal decline.

  2. tallstar7 says:

    Well, quality journalism in South Africa has been absent for quite a long time. The quality of the print media is appalling in comparison to what you can find online. Are newspapers really dying? Surely the money’s always been in the advertising; doesn’t that hold up a newsroom whether they’re publishing online or on paper? Tell us more, oh Mikey in the journalistic know…

  3. Mikey says:

    I don’t think I can put it any better than this:

    http://www.salon.com/opinion/kamiya/2009/02/17/newspapers/

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