The newsweekly Newsweek is like Tom Cruise at the end of Interview with the Vampire: it may still be alive, but it is not looking very good. At least that is what users of the digital edition are telling the publisher.
Newsweek probably won't go away until someone drives a stick through its heart. Bought by audio businessman Sidney Harman for a dollar from The Washington Post in 2010, the magazine embarrassed itself with a series of silly front cover stories under the editorial leadership of Tina Brown.
The Wonderfactory, a New York-based digital strategy and design agency focused on publishers and advertisers, and WoodWing Software, supplier of innovative cross-media publishing solutions, have collaborated on a publishing industry first: tools that enable publishers to produce beautifully-designed and compelling content for the iPad in almost the same way they create content for print.
Kerry Bessey and Maurice Edelson have been appointed executive vice presidents of Time Inc.- Edward R. McCarrick has announced he will retire as worldwide publisher of Time magazine at the end of the year.- AARP has named Nancy Perry Graham as editor of AARP The Magazine.