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Designing the future of the newspaper – an iPad app for collaborative viewing

The newspaper is a dying breed. In fact, Philip Meyer predicted in his 2004 book that the final copy of the final newspaper will appear on someone’s doorstep one day in 2043. Anna Benckert, interaction design master’s student, has explored how major media companies can be engaged in curating news material from external sources, and she has designed a tablet newspaper with two faces: view and read.