The SXSW interactive mentor session “Digital Age Editing: A Magazine Editor’s View” was hosted by editors Pam McCarthy of The New Yorker and Brandon Holley of Lucky Magazine.
In this video, Ziff Davis Enterprise shows some of the basic interactive features of its mobile products and why they are important to the company's new OmniDigital strategy.
Controversy over the amount of airbrushing acceptable in magazine ads flared up again last week when the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority banned L'Oreal ads featuring actress Julia Roberts and model Christy Turlington.
The technology options available to publishers looking to enhance print content with scannable codes have grown in the past year. One of the more intriguing offerings comes from technology firm Digimarc, which enables magazine and newspaper publishers to embed digital watermarks—invisible codes readable by a smartphone in the manner of QR Codes—into print pages.
In a recent discussion presented by the Center for Communication, panelists explore the role of the editor in the increasingly integrated world of print, Web, iPad and mobile apps.
The Flipboard app creates a continuously-updated magazine-like reading experience from content recommended by friends on Facebook and Twitter. Released July 21, the app quickly became one of the top free news apps in Apple's App Store and is "generally ... always in the top 50" in one or another app category, according to Flipboard spokesperson Marci McCue.
A team of publishing veterans, including a former Newsweek president, is launching a new "series of digital weeklies" created specifically for mobile devices. Nomad Editions will feature content on topics such as food, movies, surfing. Check out the promotional video showing some of Nomad Editions' features.
For publishers, the transition from print into multichannel publishing can be fraught with questions of timing and strategic approach. This FREE whitepaper offers top tips from executives in various publishing segments on making the transition from a print to a digital world.
Learn the latest on the impact of the Internet on trademark registrations for publishers with this Publishing Executive FREE whitepaper.
Printing Impressions, Publishing Executive and Book Business magazines, co-sponsors of the Annual Gold Ink Awards, will announce the gold award winners of the 2010 competition on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 beginning at 10:00 am ET on Twitter @goldinkawards.
Wired magazine recently launched its iPad edition, selling for $4.99. For those of you who don't have an iPad or don't feel like shelling out the $4.99 to check it out, this video shows some of the iPad edition's features. (Although the actual experience of viewing it on the iPad does not quite seem the same without the upbeat music playing in the background, and the process of navigating around is just a tad bit slower than it looks skillfully edited video.)
From Networkworld: "Sony's latest flexible display prototype is thin and sturdy enough to be wrapped up while still showing video images. The 4.1-inch screen has a resolution of 432 by 240 pixels, which is similar to that offered by many mass-market cell phones, and will be detailed at a display conference in Seattle this week." Sony released this video in advance of the conference.
Variety plans to charge visitors $248/year for access to online content.