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The new era of journalism, heavily comprised of a twenty-four hour news cycle, digital media and all subsequent methods of access, has spawned the collaboration between Apple Inc. and News Corporation owner, Rupert Murdoch. Two powerhouses have converged to do something groundbreaking, so to speak. What’s on the table, or should I say tablet, is The Daily, a newspaper application tailor-made for the iPad. Subscribers are asked to purchase a subscription for 99 cents per week, amounting to just a few pennies a day. Publishing new information daily, this newspaper app enables subscribers to access a wide range of articles covering several genres.
Print media has long been said to be a dying medium. Although it seems to be dying slowly, I’m thinking it’s on its last legs especially after the major layoffs during the recession. Since journalists love doing what they do, many are trying to find ways to save the medium and have enlisted the help of several companies to do just that.