"One good thing though. The linear nature of the paper meant that I was forced to read stories I would otherwise have skipped were I on the web."

"The news I get in print is the news that defines the rest of the world."

These comments are the simple reason that I subscribe to the week and still purchase 2-4 papers a week (no particular preference)
The random act of discovery, that enables me to have a broader view of the world than just the mobile/tech related news that I would otherwise spend my time reading on the web

Like you though for the actual news headlines, this has been transplanted to digital for the last ten years and in the last three completely to my phone