No, newspapers are not dead: Yelvington

Steve Yelvington, the former newspaper exec now consulting on the online end of the business, writes a solid, emotional post on how print isn’t dead. It’s time to stop the irrational negativity, he argues.

Yes, there are challenges. Yes, there are debt loads and circulation declines and advertising struggles and a migration to digital. But there are profits inside newspapers that remain, and once the larger economic issues are dealt with, out the other end will be the newspaper.

“We can be sure that the future won’t be like the past, but that doesn’t mean there is no future.”