Is hard copy news necessary?

How relevant is hard copy news? In today’s fast paced world, people can access current events faster on the Internet than they can by waiting for their daily newspaper to arrive. Breaking news and weather are just a few clicks away at all times. 
     There seems to be an age preferential between the two types of news. Younger folk seem to prefer the Internet, while seniors prefer hard copy. This is changing as more and more seniors become computer and Internet savvy. What do you think?