Thursday, February 19, 2009

Online Newspapers: Advantages and Disadvantages

Online newspapers are becoming more and more popular to news readers because of the internet boom in the past ten years. Advantages and disadvantages are listed below. Please comment based on your experience.

  • It's easy to access at many points during the day
  • It's mostly free
  • It's more environmentally friendly than getting a printed newspaper
  • It's faster to access
  • It's convenient to users that are not able to receive the printed version (not in the same location as the printed paper)


  • The newspaper companies are not receiving as much money
  • People will use their computers more and more
  • This could become the only source of newspapers
  • More jobs are being cut (ex: delivery services)


  1. Thanks for your post.Quite interesting.Instant breaking news updates makes the online newspapers more attractive to the readers. Through online newspaper we can able to know what happened today as well as we can find out old story by searching on specific dates.To read more,click on link
    Breaking news today


Please add to advantages and disadvantages of this technology. Also, please share your experience with the technology.