By Philip Elmer-DeWitt
June 22, 2010

Will a generation raised on computers ever appreciate the wonders of a printed newspaper?

Apple’s (AAPL) iPad is the punchline in Tuesday’s Doonesbury by Gary Trudeau. Click here for the full strip via

The joke may be a bit premature. For all the talk about the iPad breathing new life into a struggling industry, there’s no evidence that America’s newspapers have benefited materially since the device was released.

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