Memo to Newspapers: Incremental Change is Not Helping: Tech News and Analysis « Making the transition from being traditional print publishers to digital-first media outlets hasn’t been easy for newspapers — in fact, many have stubbornly resisted, and tried to dip their toes into digital waters gradually without investing any substantial effort or resources. As media analyst Frederic Filloux pointed out in a post yesterday at The Monday Note, this strategy (or lack of a strategy) is turning out to be a slow-motion train wreck.
News Corp is taking the iPad very seriously as a new way to distribute the news. The media giant is taking it so seriously that it is developing a new publication called the Daily which will only be available on the iPad (no print edition, no Website). What Should An iPad Newspaper Look Like?
Tablet-publishing: de stand van zaken (deel 1) | Publishr In veel jaarlijstjes wordt de iPad als belangrijkste mediatrend van 2010 gezien.
Do you trust Apple's App Store with the future of 'print'? Richard Branson and Rupert Murdoch have begun battling it out to create a superior subscription-based magazine in the iPad iPublishing 3.0 race, but Apple's [AAPL] recent move to ban an iOS magazine dedicated to the competing Android smartphone OS shows that Apple's app store approvals team could begin an age of censorship... [This story is from Computerworld's Apple Holic blog. Follow on Twitter or subscribe via RSS to make sure you don't miss a beat.]
iPad apps – still more dash than cash
iPad publishing: Why the real challenge is the competition for attention | Technology There's optimism but a lack of confidence in the news industry when it comes to exploiting the iPad, as I wrote yesterday. Conde Nast is doing selectively ambitious projects, and a handful of titles are carefully pushing out sensitively planned apps - aware of the scrutiny of developing for this high-profile platform. (And yes, Samsung Galaxy Tab, and others, will have their day.) Beyond the traditional media industry, there have been few innovative models for iPad news apps. Flipboard is the highest profile, making a magazine from your feeds.
By Sam Martin - January 4, 2011 Magazine publishers are sure that 2011 is the year of the tablet. Again. Content This Week: Tabletapalooza
The future of publishing: E-publish or perish JOHN GRISHAM, a prolific author of legal thrillers, long refused to allow his books to be sold in electronic form. In a television interview last year, he lamented that e-books and heavy discounting of printed books by big retailers were “a disaster in the long term” for the publishing industry.
The future of tablet fixation
There is no way around this fact: the first batch of magazines adapted to the iPad failed to deliver. Six months after the initial excitement, the mood has turned turned sour. iPad publishing: time to switch to v2.0
De ondergang van het digitale tijdschrift – hoe digitaal uitgeven dwingt tot innoveren « Digital Native Afgelopen week werd bekend dat de verkoop van tijdschriften voor de iPad sterk is gedaald. Bekende tijdschriften als Vanity Fair en Men’s Health hebben te maken met een sterke daling van het aantal verkochte nummers, tot meer dan 40% in het geval van Glamour. Zelfs de grote voorloper op dit gebied, Wired Magazine, zakte van een gemiddelde van 31.000 naar ongeveer 22.000 per maand.
Toen we een jaar geleden digitaal lezen introduceerden in Nederland rekenden we op een succes, maar niet op de verkoopaantallen die we een jaar later zien. 1 jaar na introductie: Nederlandse markt digitaal lezen groeit harder dan VS | Publishr
Magazine editors and publishers are excited about tablet devices like the iPad. In them, they see a chance to give consumers the best that digital media can offer — and to be able to charge them for the content. But does the profit from the apps justify the expense of building and marketing them? MediaShift . Are Magazine iPad Apps Profitable in the Long Haul?
What If the iPad Magazine is Already Obsolete? Ever since the iPad was announced, there has been no end of talk about how it and other tablets represent the future of magazines.
Is there any chance that the iPad can save certain premium magazines and/or newspapers
What are the most innovative books and/or magazine apps on the iPad