The end of the print Herald: the view from 2011

With Greg Hywood foreshadowing the abandonment of weekday print SMH and Age editions, I am reminded of a 2011 blog post I wrote for the CQ section of SBS online. Here is the critical paragraph….  scary! And only out by one year (though it may yet all fall into place as I foretold).

With the print newspaper now effectively gone, the last hard-copy edition of the Sydney Morning Herald had been produced in 2017 for that year’s double dissolution Federal election, tablet-based multimedia communication units now carry instantaneous news updates tailored to individual pro-sumer profiles.