Digital Magazines

Is It Time to Put Your Magazine Out of Its Misery?
April 11, 2018 at 10:02 am

Many U.S. magazines are barely keeping their heads above water. And with further advertising declines, more paper price increases, a newsstand system that’s circling the drain and the prospect of huge postal increases, it’s likely to get uglier in Magazine Land. No doubt we’ll see more titles give up on their magazines and go digital-only.…

Apple Acquires Digital Newsstand Texture
March 14, 2018 at 8:00 am

As the debate continues over fake news and the role that aggregators like Facebook have played in spreading it, Apple is making an acquisition that could help it lay out a position as a purveyor of trusted information. The iPhone maker is buying Texture, a magazine virtual newsstand that’s known as the “Netflix of magazine publishing”…

Press Release: New York, The New Yorker Lead Ellie Awards Pack
March 14, 2018 at 8:00 am

NEW YORK, NY (March 13, 2018)—The winners of the 2018 National Magazine Awards for Print and Digital Media were announced today at the Ellie Awards Annual Luncheon at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. New York and The New Yorker both won three Ellies. GQ was the only other publication to receive more than…

Are Digital Editions Dead?
October 17, 2017 at 2:04 pm

Digital editions have been around for a long time, going all the way back to the late 90's.  But in 2010 when the iPad hit the digital runway, publishers jumped on the tablet bandwagon faster than they could shout, “Hallelujah!”. The struggling publishing industry had found itself a savior. One shouldn’t be surprised given that…

Press Release: Flipboard Opens Platform to All Publishers & Embraces Mobile Standards
October 10, 2017 at 10:38 am

October 10, 2017 — Palo Alto, Calif. — Today, Flipboard launches a new self-service program for publishers: for the first time publishers around the world can easily join Flipboard, have their stories discovered by readers on the platform and build a new channel for traffic to their websites. Flipboard is also rolling out the Reader…

Bob Guccione Jr. Is Back, This Time With A Lust For Digital
April 10, 2017 at 2:02 pm

You may have heard of the Gucciones. The late Bob Guccione was the founder of adult magazine Penthouse, and his son, Bob Guccione Jr., founded Spin and Gear, and published Discover magazine. Now, after nearly a decade away from the magazine publishing business, Guccione Jr. is back, poised to launch a digital magazine in an…

Time Inc. Faces Choice of Sale or Reinvention as Digital Power
December 13, 2016 at 2:03 pm

Time Inc. is facing one of its most critical decisions since the magazine publisher was founded by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden in 1922. Should the company’s board agree to a sale as its print advertising lifeblood continues to drain away? Or should it let new Chief Executive Officer Rich Battista implement his grand vision…

'Teen Vogue' Cuts To Quarterly, Ramps Up Digital
November 8, 2016 at 2:19 pm

Teen Vogue is cutting back from a monthly to a quarterly circulation and investing in the magazine's digital, video and social content. The new print edition will debut in spring 2017 and have a "collectible" feel. In a statement, Jim Norton, chief business officer and president of revenue for Condé Nast, said the move "will…