Luddites used to break machines that were taking their jobs.
Newspapers publish news online for free, supported by advertising. When that fails, they try to introduce paywalls.
Television programmes exist to get viewers to watch adverts.
e-Books are more expensive than printed books.
CD prices are at the cheapest they have ever been.
It costs more for airport taxes than for flights.
If you buy your flight by a credit card, there's a fee that isn't a fixed amount, and doesn't depend on the amount of the transaction, but depends on how many people are taking how many flights.
The BBC can justify closing down radio channels because they are not popular enough.
The BBC can justify closing down radio channels because they are too popular.
Celebrity magazines exist - and perpetuate themselves by creating their own celebrities. Pap will eat itself.