Tag: gourmet

by Susan Currie Sivek

The big news in the magazine industry last week was that Newsweek, founded nearly eight decades ago, is moving to a digital-only product after a final print edition on December 31. The timing is remarkable. Three years ago this week, I wrote my first piece for MediaShift about a similar announcement from much-beloved food and [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

In an earlier age, we learned new skills as apprentices to master craftspeople, absorbing expertise by working side by side. Today, though, you might be more likely to learn a new craft or skill from a website or through a social media buddy — or even from a digital magazine. Traditional print magazines that teach [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

The murder happened in the kitchen with a laptop. That possible explanation for the death of Gourmet magazine sounds like a solution from the game Clue. The 68-year-old food magazine met its end this month when publisher Condé Nast cut it and two other magazines. Some blamed Gourmet’s demise on the Internet and its theft [...] more »