Smithsonian Magazine

The State of Magazines on the iPad: a Giant Mess
June 5, 2013

About a year ago, I decided, perhaps like many others, to go all digital with my magazine subscriptions. All the paper magazines my wife and I subscribed to were cluttering up the house and becoming a pain to dispose of in plastic trash bags. It was a grand experiment, and eco-friendly, to convert almost all to the iPad.

The experiment has not worked out as well as I'd hoped. The biggest problem for me has been the immediacy of the reading experience. It became painfully obvious last night when I was downloading the June issue of Scientific American.

First Gale-Smithsonian Collections Come to Libraries Worldwide
May 30, 2013

Gale, part of Cengage Learning and a leading publisher of research and reference resources for libraries, schools and businesses, today announced the availability of Air & Space and Smithsonian Magazine Archive, the first resource in the line of Gale - Smithsonian Institution collections.

Titanic, The Magazine
April 17, 2012

Are there actual magazines out there covering the anniversary of the disaster? But of course there are. In our world, we cover everything. There is a niche for every niche. This year, Smithsonian Magazine got there first with their coverage of the sinking of the Titanic in their March issue. As a rule, I’m a big fan of illustrated covers and I love that this issue covered the story in a different way.

Industry Executives’ Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and More
November 17, 2006

• Hearst Magazines International names Jay McGill senior vice president.• Bill Shaw becomes publisher of SmartMoney, effective Jan. 1, 2007.• Patricia Davis is appointed associate publisher, marketing, AARP Publications. • Robert Love joins Rodale’s Best Life as editor at large.• Best Life also appoints Jack Otter as deputy editor.• Advantage Business Media names Matt Lally…