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Who Wants to be a Magazine?

Something strange is happening in the digital magazine space at the moment. The idea of being a digital magazine has never been sexier or more sought after. The styling, design quality, photo-realism, sharpness and typographical cool of the magazine idea is as strong as it has ever been. Magazines are to die for if you are not a magazine.

Facebook the 400lb gorilla of social media has just launched a new app Paper. Under the headline “the best Facebook … Keep Reading

Flipboard a Threat to Digital Magazines?

Paul Armstrong blogging at PaidContent thinks that Flipboard poses a major threat to content industries and magazine publishers in particular:

The reality the publishing needs to understand, though, is that Flipboard has (smartly) maneuvered itself into a powerful position. With the flick of a switch, it could deal a serious blow not only to the traditional old media but also to a variety of digital platforms – Tumblr, Flickr, WordPress, among others – as it pivots from purely curation-based interaction

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