Will Print Be Extinct ? Again?
And it seems the sauntering pace of technology has launched into an instant-access gallop, threatening to leave movable type even farther behind. E-books alone may not be eating away at confidence in print. The bigger issue for many is competition for a shrinking audience. In July 2004, the National Endowment for the Arts' report Reading at Risk announced findings of a significant decline in the number of readers in the U.S.