Digital Magazines

Next Issue Media Updates their Texture App, Adding Landscape Reading to All Magazines
March 9, 2016 at 2:48 pm

The digital newsstand Texture from Next Issue Media has updated its app, adding landscape reading to all magazines. The update also adds a feature where if you are reading an article through one of the daily feeds, when you are finished you can proceed to the next issue. Previously, the reader could download the whole…

David Saabye to Lead ALM’s Digital- & Data-Driven Mission as New Chief Digital Officer
February 18, 2016 at 1:57 pm

On Tuesday B2B publisher ALM announced the appointment of new chief digital officer David Saabye. Saabye, formerly the vice president of operations at ALM and before that vice president of digital, will lead the publisher’s digital efforts across all brands. “David’s extensive media and digital expertise will help us create more, and enhanced, cross-vertical offerings…

Mr. Magazine Interview Series: Brain, Child EIC on Growing Digital Footprint to Preserve Print
February 16, 2016 at 2:44 pm

Following are a few highlights from Samir “Mr. Magazine” Husni’s interview with Brain, Child editor-in-chief Marcelle Soviero. Initially an avid reader of Brain, Child, a literary magazine which features essays on parenting for “thinking mothers,” Soviero purchased the brand in 2012 saving it from closure. In the four years since, Soviero has worked to expand…

Yahoo Shuts Down Video Service; Videos to Live in Digital Mags
January 6, 2016 at 12:47 pm

Yahoo has shut down Yahoo Screen, the video hub the beleaguered company launched over two years ago to unite its many original and syndicated programming under one roof. Yahoo Screen was home to everything from the recent streaming of an overseas NFL game to licensed clips of “Saturday Night Live” to the slate of original series launched last…

Facts, R.I.P.
December 14, 2015 at 1:05 pm

The phys­ic­ally and in­tel­lec­tu­ally tower­ing Daniel Patrick Moyni­han, who held seni­or po­s­i­tions in the ad­min­is­tra­tions of two Re­pub­lic­an pres­id­ents and then rep­res­en­ted New York as a Demo­crat­ic sen­at­or for 24 years, had strong con­vic­tions. But he be­lieved, above all, that gov­ern­ment de­cisions must be groun­ded in em­pir­ic­al evid­ence, not in ideo­lo­gic­al pref­er­ence. “Every­one is en­titled…

Enthusiasm for the Digital Edition Fade at Many Magazine Firms, Even as Access Continues to Grow Through Library Systems
December 8, 2015 at 10:48 am

The digital edition was, for about two years, the one area of magazine circulation that looked promising, as digital circulation went from “not reported” to near 10 percent, in some cases. Titles such as Wired grew their digital subscriptions to that magic 10 percent level, helping overcome declines seen in newsstand sales. But growth slowed, and…

The Non-Linear Reading Revolution Is Now. Here's How Publishers Are Handling It
December 3, 2015 at 1:59 pm

Going mobile is more than just big pages fitting on tiny screens. Mobile requires content to be organized so that it can be quickly served up in bite-sized chunks into any of the myriad forms that users might want, because today’s consumers want their content their way, on their devices, and in their timeframes. Publishers…

Press Release: The Numismatist Launches 127-year Digital Archives
December 3, 2015 at 11:49 am

London—December 3, 2015—The official magazine of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), The Numismatist, has announced today the launch of its complete digital archives. The prestigious monthly publication has for 127 years been the definitive guide for numismatists around the globe, and is now available digitally with every issue published. It is displayed and searchable from…

The Revolution of Collaborative Media Communication
November 9, 2015 at 5:32 pm

We in the media business have been rightfully concerned about the technology changes of the last two decades and what these new systems of broad communications have done to our businesses and our bottom lines. Communication, which is the business we are actually in, has changed in scale, scope, ease of use and, perhaps most…

8 Ways Publishers Can Master Mobile
November 9, 2015 at 5:16 pm

Mobile continues to be one of the hottest topics in publishing—and for good reason. Mobile media consumption continues its dramatic rise while the platform proves difficult for publishers trying to hold and monetize audiences. Adapting content to fit mobile’s small screens and fast-paced interactions has been a struggle. And the mobile ad user experience has…