Navigation Links
Print Media Under Siege - Are Readers Disappearing?
Date:3/13/2009

- Changing physician behaviors forecast print news decline and consumer shift to web news -

LITTLE FALLS, N.J., March 13 /PRNewswire/ --

Background: The New York Times reports on the closing and downsizing of many U.S. newspapers just a day after 24/7 Wall St. issued its list of 10 major daily papers most likely to fold or shut their print operations and only publish online. While the New York Times reports that three papers are ceasing to print hard copies, 24/7 Wall St., evaluated the 50 largest daily newspapers in the United States based on their financial strength, competition in their markets and how much money they are losing, lists eight papers that could cease publication in the next 18 months.

What: Robert Stern, publisher, MedPage Today(R), can outline how the decline in print media readership as exemplified by changing physician behaviors as they shift to web news. Physicians are often at the vanguard of changing media trends.

Why: As news seekers begin to segment their interests and book-mark specialty sites to meet their needs of obtaining business, sports, medical and other news, physicians are an indicator of the greater national consumer trend shifting from readership of print peer-reviewed journals to their online counterparts(1). Physicians are more active than consumers when it comes to new media(2), with 83% of physicians watching video clips online compared to 34% of US adults(3). Now, they will need to tackle the info-trust issues that plague the web.

Who: Robert Stern, MA, CCMEP, publisher and founder of MedPage Today, medical information pioneer. Stern was start-up investor and founder of FingerTip Formulary a web site enabling visitors to assess formulary drug status for health plans. With background in film and TV, Stern brought the possibilities of breaking medical news to the web and launched MedPage Today, the only peer-reviewed source with live-video feeds for breaking medical news (content reviewed by University of Pennsylvania).

When: By phone at your convenience

(1) ePharma Physician v8.0 study, Manhattan Research 2008

(2) ibid

(3) ibid


'/>"/>
SOURCE MedPage Today
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. ComPsych(R) Corp. Announces Health at Work(SM) Award Winners: Sprint, Erie Insurance, City of Naperville and Green Hills Public Library
2. Molecular fingerprint of breast-cancer drug resistance can predict response to treatment
3. Explorer completes the map ... for the bodys blueprint
4. National Domestic Violence Hotline Unveils 10-Year Blueprint to Significantly Reduce Domestic Violence in America
5. eHealth Initiative Releases Blueprint Representing Consensus on an Action Plan for Transforming U.S. Healthcare Using Health IT
6. Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Defibrillator Lead Lawsuit Claims Center Opens to Aid Victims
7. Muur-Lab Launches 3D Printing Service
8. Another Medtronic Sprint Fidelis Lead Lawsuit is Filed in Federal District Court
9. MU research team makes progress toward printing organs
10. PCMA Launches New Print Ad Campaign Highlighting Costs Associated With the Independent Drugstore Lobbys Agenda
11. Agendias MammaPrint(R), the Only FDA-Cleared Breast Cancer Prognosis Test, is Now Widely Available to U.S. Patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... ... As part of its ongoing series of aquatic therapy related webinars, HydroWorx ... dynamic expert and thoughtful presentation to give attendees a better sense of how to ... free to attend, but registration is required. , Rehabilitation of Offensive Lineman ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... Glendale, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 10, 2016 , ... ... can be harder to find. Unfortunately, this can leave patients with dental emergencies at ... Glendale , is now offering emergency dental care. , Common dental emergencies include:, ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Intalere’s 2016 ... more than 200 of the country’s top healthcare executives to share insights on ... benefit of the Forum is the provider-centric perspective, experience, expertise and strategy shared ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... AHRA: ... winner and inspirational speaker Jan Fox will serve as keynote speaker at the ... provide participants with tools to more effectively communicate with their own organizational staff ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... ... February 10, 2016 , ... Everseat has joined ... readily available to physicians. The integration will enable Allscripts users to post open ... Everseat’s free mobile app. , The partnership gives Everseat substantial added power to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/10/2016)... , February 10, 2016 ... new market research report "Pharmaceutical Packaging Equipment Market by ... Labeling & Serialization), by Product Type (Tablet, Powder, Cream, ... published by MarketsandMarkets, studies the global market during the forecast ... to grow at a CAGR of 6.9% during the ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , Feb. 9, 2016 On ... Administration (FDA) met with its Arthritis Advisory ... biosimilar of Johnson & Johnson,s Remicade and ... approved in the U.S. The Biologics Prescribers ... groups - Alliance for Patient Access, American ...
(Date:2/10/2016)... , February 10, 2016 ... Medicine, Targeted Therapeutics and Companion Diagnostic Market to ... Participants, and Environment" research report indicates that the ... $149 billion by 2020 growing at a CAGR ... companion diagnostics and targeted therapeutics and is dominated ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: