One Story magazine launches One Teen Story, aimed at getting young readers to fall in love with short stories.
New International Literary Magazine Covers the Intimate Side of War
A new online magazine enlists top writers to covers stories of underrepresented world conflicts, underlining the personal, the intimate and the introspective.
AOL’s New Mag App Uses Algorithms to “Read You”
AOL has launched Editions, a new magazine app that customizes content based on user behavior.
Online Upstarts vs. Magazines, Who Will Win the Writers?
What’s to stop magazines, as they transition to digital, from aping their online competition and once again acquiring long-form narrative?
Time Inc. to Launch Digital Tablet Editions for All 21 U.S. Titles
Titles such as InStyle, Entertainment Weekly, and Essence will now join People, Time, Sports Illustrated and Fortune, as digital tablet editions.
Is There a Print Future for Literary Magazines?
By Hannah Johnson We publishing people have a special love for ink and paper, for the satisfaction of holding an object that we helped create. At the same time, we must also learn to embrace an increasingly digital future. Magazine publishers are also facing a rapidly changing industry in which more consumers want to get content online rather than mailed …
The Atavist: New Publisher/E-Reading Platform to Launch Soon
By Hannah Johnson What can you do with a 7,000-word article or essay? Magazines typically won’t run something that long; blog readers won’t take the time to read something that long, and book buyers won’t pay for something that short. Enter The Atavist, a new e-reading startup founded by two journalists with a lot to say and not enough space …
Apple’s Digital Newsstand: Should Publishers Sign On?
By Helen Gregg A potential deal between Apple and major periodical publishers has already been covered by The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg News. Apple is moving forward with plans to sell magazines and newspapers on the iPad though its iTunes store, and recently the company has begun approaching publishers. A few days after Bloomberg’s story, the Journal cited reports …
Sweden’s Bonnier Produces Slick Digital Mag Concept
By Siobhan O’Leary Sweden’s Bonnier Publishing Group, which owns German publishers arsEdition, Carlsen, Piper, Thienemann and Ullstein, has teamed up with British design firm Berg to develop the digital magazine concept Mag+, reports the Boersenblatt. Like many of its American counterparts, who announced over the past month a variety of digital magazine concepts designed for Tablet computers, Bonnier’s project is also …
Global Trade Talk: Digital Mag Newsstand to Launch Next Week; Nook Gets Mixed Reviews; B&T and Blackwell Swap Companies
By Edward Nawotka Magazine publishers News Corp., Time Inc., Condé Nast, Hearst and Meredith, are forming a consortium and funding a project to create “a reading application, a ‘robust’ publishing platform, a digital storefront for consumers and a new line-up of ‘immersive advertising opportunities,’” says the Financial Times. The project will launch next week, says The Guardian. Though products, such …