11/25/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Japan's Newspapers: Doomed But Going Strong

Due to a shrinking population and an expanding Internet, the decline and fall of newspapers in Japan is all but guaranteed.

"I am in a dying industry," laments Kenichi Miyata, a senior editor and writer at the Asahi newspaper, a national daily with a circulation of 8 million. "Young people do not read newspapers, and our population is getting very old very rapidly."

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