MCI Communications and The News Corporation … intend to launch a global online newspaper … the electronic newspaper, the first of its kind, would be available to users of the Internet, the worldwide network of computers.
Predictor: Greg, ClarkPrediction, in context:
In a 1995 article for the London Times, reporter Eric Reguly quoted News Corporation executive Greg Clark. Reguly writes:”MCI Communications and The News Corporation, which signed a $2.4 billion deal last month to create an information and entertainment alliance, said they intend to launch a global online newspaper as one of their first projects. Greg Clark, president of the news technology group of News Corp., said the electronic newspaper, the first of its kind, would be available to users of the Internet, the worldwide network of computers. ‘We envisage that we’ll be able to draw on all the News Corporation titles worldwide,’ he said. News Corp., parent company of The Times, owns more than 100 titles, including The Australian and The New York Post … how subscribers would pay for it has yet to be decided.”
Date of prediction: January 1, 1995
Topic of prediction: Getting, Sharing Information
Name of publication: Times (London)
Title, headline, chapter name: Online for an Internet First
Quote Type: Direct quote
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