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A sign of the Times… but who will pay the price?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2009/jan/05/the-times-raises-weekday-price-to-90p

The Times today will be hitting newshelves across the nation at the price of 90pence a copy… Questions start to rumble in my digital mind as we see yet another broadsheet upping the cover price to match the Telegraphs Q4 price rise.

So it begs to question,  if 2008 was the year the bank s collapsed, could 2009 finally see of an already long suffering print journalism industry, or at least kneecap a few fledgling titles? The Times’ Online web prescense (www.timesonline.co.uk) will surely keep the brand alive, long into the next decade (unless Murdoch’s cronies really do dessert him), but how much life is left for the print version?

Answers on a postcard…

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