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Pitchforks and Printed Electronics

Print is dead. Long live print. Tom Pain's 21st century pamphlet connects to the internet to showcase user generated content from activists in Syria and bloggers in Preston (UK). The web gets physical with Interactive Newsprint - a new platform for community news, whilst legacy news organisations abandon print for screen based delivery. Can interactive newsprint offer community news groups and activists a cheap and viable alternative to the smartphone generation? Panelists from The Guardian, Citizenside and the Interactive Newsprint project in the UK put forward their cases - but the the live demo of paper that connects to the internet might just sway the naysayers....

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Paul Egglestone, Digital Director, University of Central Lancashire

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