Posts Tagged ‘ magazine ’

The ‘Long Tail’ Comes To Magazines

Apr 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, The New Media Update

Today’s New York Times profiles a new technology from Hewlett Packard, MagCloud, that enables indie publishers to print small batches of custom magazines. Individuals and businesses create their custom magazines, and upload them to the MagCloud site in high-resolution PDF format. No money changes hands until MagCloud receives a customer order, and prints out copies […]

Hearst Debuts Wireless e-Reader

Feb 27th, 2009 | By | Category: General, The New Media Update

In a bid to stay afloat in an industry in crisis, magazine and newspaper publishing giant Hearst Corp. is getting set to launch an “electronic reader” later this year, a device designed with periodical-reading in mind. Hearst publishes a number of titles, including magazines Seventeen, Cosmopolitan and Esquire, and newspaper The San Francisco Chronicle. Fortune […]

PC Magazine Axes Print Edition

Nov 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, General

Another one bites the dust: industry stalwart PC Magazine will print its last paper issue this coming January, according to an announcement from Editor-in-Chief Lance Ulanoff. Increased print and delivery expenses contributed to the decision to move away from the print edition of the magazine, which has been around for 27 years. Ulanoff paints the […]