Chris Anderson

Bob Sacks (aka BoSacks) is a printing/publishing industry consultant and president of The Precision Media Group (BoSacks.com). He is also the co-founder of the research company Media-Ideas (Media-Ideas.net), and publisher and editor of a daily international e-newsletter, Heard on the Web. Sacks has held posts as director of manufacturing and distribution, senior sales manager (paper), chief of operations, pressman, circulator and almost every other job this industry has to offer.

Chris Anderson, the long-time editor-in-chief of Condé Nast’s flagship tech and science publication Wired magazine, is stepping down from his post, the magazine announced Friday. Already a successful entrepreneur, Anderson is leaving the publication to concentrate on 3D Robotics, a company he cofounded in 2009 that makes DIY Drones.

Anderson announced his decision to leave the company at an all-staff meeting at the magazine’s main office in San Francisco on Friday, VentureBeat reported.

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.)

Larry Hackett, Managing Editor of People, was elected president of the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) at the annual meeting of the organization on Tuesday, April 20, 2010.

If everything is getting cheaper each year as many forecasters will tell you, is the same true for the actual words we read?

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