iPad Magazine Done Right: The New Yorker App

05.25.2011 Books and Literature

Finally. I’ve been extremely unhappy with the slate of magazine translations to the iPad. I’ve tried several and haven’t found them to be compelling enough to leave behind the print versions. And a big part of that has been the price. The price for iPad magazines has been shockingly high and there’s been no break [...]

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Will (or Should) Magazines Resist Digitization By Their Very Nature?

12.28.2010 Books and Literature

There have been a lot of heated arguments over the past year about the eventual fate of the entire magazine industry in the digital world. And through it all, I’m not sure I’m reading or hearing anything that really addresses the fundamental function of magazines. Many are fighting the high costs of production and plummeting [...]

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