Are the newspaper and magazine industries reaching their final hour? This question has been raised more and more frequently during recent weeks.
We all know that the trend of a lot more young people using the internet to communicate, meet friends and find jobs is already highly evident and on the rise. Accompanying this is the consequential rise of young people discarding magazines and newspapers as sources for information or jobseeking solutions.
As someone who works in an online environment, I have this habit of relating a large portion of my ‘in real life’ experiences (what online chatters refer to as irl) to online phenomena or occurrences.
I recently watched a movie called Factory Girl, which rekindled an old interest in the roots of pop art and everything Warhol, so to speak. As a result I’ve been finding some startling similarities between Andy Warhol and some recent views on online vs. traditional print recruitment methods.