Tag: digital magazines

New at PBS MediaShift: Magazine Multimedia and Analytics

New at PBS MediaShift: Magazine Multimedia and Analytics

I have two new posts up at PBS MediaShift: one on the integration of multimedia production into magazine production processes (which finally seems to have become a more natural part of the workflow), and a second sort-of-follow-up piece on how magazines know when their multimedia works…analytics! The use of analytics to refine digital magazine content …

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Thinking about Paper Magazines: What’s Irreplaceable?

Thinking about Paper Magazines: What’s Irreplaceable?

Yes, I’m blogging about paper. My digital magazine conversion, a conversation with a student yesterday, and this article from Folio – about SPIN’s new print/digital strategy – are making me think more about the dead-tree stuff. What do I miss, even just a little, about paper magazines? What qualities truly can’t be replicated in digital …

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Finally, a Satisfying iPad Magazine Experience

Finally, a Satisfying iPad Magazine Experience

So I decided I might like to get a subscription to Bloomberg Businessweek. It’s a magazine that’s popped up on my radar a few times lately, both for some interesting longer stories and for its innovative design. I explored my subscription options: Through the Businessweek website: 50 issues plus 4 “bonus issues” for $40, including …

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Magazine Industry Terror

Magazine Industry Terror

So I saw this interesting little graphic over at the Association of Magazine Media (formerly the MPA) E-Reading blog, and it brought only one thing to mind: Hmmm… [A more substantial post next week, I promise!]

Research Ideas: Digital Magazine Publishing for the Masses

Research Ideas: Digital Magazine Publishing for the Masses

I’m contemplating the best angle for a new research project about the world of digital magazine publishing. I’m including here not just the magazines that have released iPad and other mobile apps, but also web-based publishing like that offered by Zinio, Yudu, Texterity, NoLayout, and others. I’m interested in to what degree these digital magazine …

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