The item reported in Ha’aretz — the Israeli newspaper — based on an interview with NYT publisher Arthur Sulzberger at Davos, is sparking a clarification.
“So let me clear the air on this issue. It is my heartfelt view that newspapers will be around–in print–for a long time. But I also believe that we must be prepared for that judgment to be wrong. My five-year timeframe is about being ready to support our news, advertising and other critical operations on digital revenue alone …whenever that time comes.”