Publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore, an online news mediaum, has stated that physical newspapers will die out in two years.
According to Sowore, “in another two years, you’ll only find them in museums.
The publisher and activitist said this at the weekend while featuring as a guest on South West Political Circuit, a talk show to you later show on Fresh FM, Ibadan.
Asked to comment on the future and prospects of online news media, Sowore who is aspiring to contest the 2019 presidential election, said news is going to be de-centralized and digitalised.
His words: “I give physical newspapers two years, they’ll be dead by then. In another two years, you’ll only find them in museums.
“News is going to become de-centralized, it’s goimg to become digitalized. People whomcannot innocate will be oit of their jobs.
“Even the radio station as you have it will no longer be physical. The biggest radio station will no longer be the biggest building in Ibadan or anywhere else. Things are changing, we’re innovating”.
Sowore said innovation is part of what he is bringing to the table as a presidential aspirant.
“That is why I am running, Like I said yesteday, I have disrupted the media space, it is time to disruot the political space.”
Also on the shiw was the Minister of Communication, Adebayo Shittu, who had a serious exchange with Sowore over the latter’s comments that he would kick President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) out of power by February 15, 2019.