Tag: digital magazines

by Julie Keck

1. Bloomberg hires a founder of The Verge to lead online initiatives (Ravi Somaiya / New York Times) 2. Wikipedia blocks anonymous edits (and trolling) from a congressional IP address (Abby Phillip / Washington Post) 3. Major League Baseball cries foul on net neutrality proposal (Amy Schatz / Re/code) 4. Google’s $1B purchase of Twitch [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Netflix passes 50 million subscribers (Alex Wilhelm / TechCrunch) 2. Why digital publishers want to be in the magazine business (Lucia Moses / Digiday) 3. Here’s how many subscribers Aereo had last year (Peter Kafka / Re/code) 4. Dutch courts lets e-book reseller stay online (Loek Essers / PC World) 5. Opinion: Forbes strategy [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Editor’s note: This is part two of a two-part series from Susan Currie Sivek on magazines and analytics. Click here for part one. Magazines have made major strides in integrating multimedia production into their existing production processes. Digital projects that used to be tacked on to print content are now, in many cases, seamlessly developed [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Starting a new magazine is no easy task in today’s competitive, complex media world, but a new book offers aspiring magazine entrepreneurs, students, and instructors a resource for the adventure. I recently interviewed Mary Hogarth, the author of the just-released book How to Launch a Magazine in this Digital Age. Hogarth is the leader of [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

First Look Media has gotten plenty of coverage for its strategy of creating “digital magazines” based on the work of specific journalists with unique voices who will dive deeply into focused topics. Its first magazine, The Intercept, went live on Feb. 10 and features reporting by Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras and Jeremy Scahill. Like others, [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Facebook unveils shared photo albums (Mashable) 2. Why magazine iPad subscription numbers are worse than you thought (Ad Age) 3. Vine gets better with age: How screens, speed and network are changing the future of online video (GigaOm) 4. Honolulu Civil Beat helps the public fight for better records access (Nieman Lab) 5. Google [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Whether teaching magazine production or other types of journalism, educators sometimes want to create magazine-like collections of students’ work, sometimes with added multimedia. It would be nice if it were always possible to develop a multimedia publication using the most sophisticated, professional-level tools out there — but sometimes that just won’t work. A different approach [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Guardian bombshells in an escalating battle against journalism (Columbia Journalism Review) 2. Apple betting that a golden touch can entice an iPhone upgrade this fall (GigaOm) 3. CBS, Time Warner and the disruption of TV (The New Yorker) 4. Digital magazines: How popular are they? (Guardian) 5. Blueprint for modern media from the new [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Digital magazine publishing is increasingly within reach for all kinds of content creators — big, small, non-profit, for profit. As another way to reuse existing content and reach audiences, digital magazines might especially appeal to non-profit and public media news organizations. At least two such organizations — ProPublica and Oregon Public Broadcasting — have launched [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Shield law won’t keep government from spying on press (New York Observer) 2. Apple CEO: We rejected settlement in e-book suit (CNET) 3. The New York Times experiments with native advertising…on two wheels (Nieman Lab) 4. At high school papers, the ink is drying up (NYT) 5. One-quarter of tablet owners prefer digital magazines [...] more »