Category digital publishing

Print Publishing In the Mobile Age: Phoenix or Supernova?

When Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post, an event that closely followed John Henry’s purchase of The Boston Globe, several journalists leaped forward to try to explain why a wildly successful, somewhat reclusive businessman on the West Coast would buy up an East Coast, old media icon. Since Bezos himself offers […]

Five Tips On How Traditional Media Can Survive In A Mobile Age

This past Friday, I learned that authorities had apprehended the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing via Boston.com’s Live Blog, which aggregated tweets and short updates from reporters, police, and citizens into a single, curated stream. Watching and waiting for the Live Blog to update every three to five minutes made me feel more […]

What If Print Magazines Never Existed? Three Ways to Improve the Digital Reading Experience

In preparation for my appearance at this week’s SWIPE 2.0 conference, I read The Association of Magazine Media report on magazine readers and smartphones. You can view the report here. The data in this report suggests that the industry is doing a lot of things right in what is undeniably its early days. It also […]