It's been two years since Next Issue Media was first announced but the subscription-swapping, all-you-can-read digital news-stand is set to launch tomorrow.
Magazine publishers tripped over themselves to get on the iPad, because they thought they could sell you pretty things like this to revive their depressed print business, but then Apple was kind of a dick about it, and even though Apple took it all back, magazine publishers are still totally leery about being…
If I saw this girl walking by on the street, I'd be perplexed, too. I like it. But turns out it's all part of a viral marketing campaign by Hearst Corporation to get you to buy... Cosmo for Guys? Ugh!
The Great iPad Magazine isn't here yet—but it's getting closer all the time. Popular Mechanics' app, set to launch next month, already looks like the new best magazine on the iPad.
Rather than provide quality content to the App Store, humungus publisher Hearst is taking a page from the now-banned Perfect Acumen playbook: charge people for other people's content.
All of the pieces are coming together for a new magazine distribution model, and by June the shape of things to come will be obvious, predicts Folio Magazine's Josh Gordon in a breathless piece. E-readers are so prominent and becoming so cheap, people called this the "year of the e-reader" at the Consumer Electronics…
Global publishing giant Hearst, the name behind newspapers like the San Francisco Chronicle and magazines like Esquire and Popular Mechanics, is planning a wireless e-reader with a large screen.