The magazine as platform

Developing better, more robust and open publishing platforms in particular should be the publishing industry's priority. In a digital world, publishing is a process, not an event, in which the lines between information gatherers, sources and consumers are blurred.…

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Flipping out over aggregation

A conceptual problem arises from thinking about Flipboard in publishing terms (an error Flipboard itself encourages), when its actual role in the value chain is much closer to that of a traditional re-seller of goods, in this case news content.…

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Putting readers first

The long-term survival of traditional news-gathering organizations such as the post depends on figuring out how content originators can participate financially in the value exchanges that occur around their content once it is released into the wild.…

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