So true John.. . . and the tragedy is valuable information then gets lost.
The one constant is paper. It doesn't suffer from any of the above, or compatilibilty issues, or version problems when people make tweaks electronically. It's not at the mercy of the Zucherbergs and Musks of this world.
Don't get me wrong; I'm a fan of electronic media and use it all the time (not Facebook). But there needs to be physical copies, which will always be there.