The editorsweblog.org blog is currently transformed into “The Editors BlogConf in Seoul” with reports and discussions around the 12th World Editors Forum. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you should. This is a sneak preview to the future of newspapers. Some current highlights from the blog:
One of the biggest dailies in Sweden, Göteborgs-Posten, turns tabloid before year end. The death of broadsheet can be studied in several articles on Editorsweblog.org today as it reports from World Editors Forum in Istanbul. For example, only two months after its launch, the Polish tabloid Fakt became the biggest newspaper in Poland.
“The biggest single threat to broadsheets comes from the fact that readers have less time to read.”, said George Brock, Managing Editor of The Times of London.
Furthermore, “tabloids are the future for Mexican papers, says El Universal editor Raymundo Riva-Palacio.