Apple News Won’t Save Magazines. That’s Not Such a Bad Thing.

I don’t think we’re there yet. While various interested parties are trying sell Apple News+ as an obvious win-win-win-win-win for publishers, readers, Apple, democracy, cats, dogs and the perfect flaky pie crust, color me skeptical. Oh, there was no shortage of optimism when Apple announced the Netflix-ization of printed matter. The pantheon of publishing muckamucks mouthed all of the expected sentiments: Tom Harty, president and CEO of Meredith Corp.: “Apple News+ validates the power of premium content from great and trusted brands, and being a part of it makes good business sense. Apple News+ will be an extremely valuable mass platform to attract new paid subscribers to our titles.” Troy Young, president of Hearst Magazines: “At Hearst Magazines, we are hyperfocused on creating consumer value through our storied brands, high-quality content and great experiences. Apple News+ amplifies our ability to do this in a premium environment with a key audience, elevating the digital magazine experience for millions of iPhone, iPad and Mac users.” Bob Sauerberg, then-president and CEO of Condé Nast: “We’re constantly innovating how we connect with our audiences and bring them the content they crave on the platforms they use every day. Apple News+ represents an exciting opportunity to bring a premium experience to millions more readers, so they can enjoy the conversation-shifting journalism, influential points of view and unparalleled visual storytelling they’ve come to expect... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Here’s a List of All of the Magazines Available on Apple News+

Apple News+, the tech giant's new paid subscription product for periodicals, went live in March to much fanfare, promising more revenue to help support quality journalism and the ability for media brands to reach new readers perusing the library of magazines and newspapers available on the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An A-to-Z List of All of the Magazines Available on Apple News+

Below is a full list of every magazine currently available on Apple News+, sorted alphabetically. For a list broken out by category, click here. 220 Triathlon 3D Artist 3D World ABC Soaps in Depth Adweek Afar Airbnb All About History All About Space Allrecipes Allure Alta American History Animal... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Apple News shows promise delivering traffic but won’t make up for Facebook shortfalls

Apple News has been a nice traffic booster for news publishers, but lifestyle pubs feel left out. The post Apple News shows promise delivering traffic but won’t make up for Facebook shortfalls appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Apple News Poaches New York Magazine Executive Editor

Does Lauren Kern's new role signal an era of original content at Apple? The post Apple News Poaches New York Magazine Executive Editor appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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More bad news: Meredith Corp. shutters upscale women's magazine

More magazine, which began publishing in 1997 and billed itself as "the magazine for women of style and substance," is shutting down, publisher Meredith Corp. announced Thursday. In a statement, the... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Apple News arrives in the UK with 14 newspaper and magazine partners

Newsfeed aggregator included in iOS 9.1 update features content from the BBC, Telegraph, Times, Guardian, Sun and Sky NewsApple’s News app has launched in the UK with a range of publisher partners including the BBC, Telegraph, Guardian, Sun and Sky News.The Apple News app, which aims to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Why BuzzFeed News premiered a show on Apple News before Facebook, YouTube, Twitter

Apple paid BuzzFeed to release a show first on Apple News, and the publisher was also able to make money through an ad-revenue split. The post Why BuzzFeed News premiered a show on Apple News before Facebook, YouTube, Twitter appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Apple Music for journalism? Apple plans paid subscription service for news

Apple plans to integrate recently acquired magazine app Texture into Apple News and debut its own premium subscription offering, according to people familiar with the matter. The move is part of a broader push by the iPhone maker to generate more revenue from online content and services.The... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Apple expands test to sell ads in Apple News

Apple News is expanding its DoubleClick for Publishers test to publishers just as they look harder for ways to monetize their content outside of Facebook. The post Apple expands test to sell ads in Apple News appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digiday Research poll: Apple News dominates publisher focus after Facebook’s news feed changes

Digiday's online poll of publisher executives found that they believe Apple News should be their priority following Facebook's algorithm change. The post Digiday Research poll: Apple News dominates publisher focus after Facebook’s news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Change Sounds Like Bad News for Publishers

The modified algorithm will place higher value on posts by friends, family, and colleagues — at the expense of media brands. The post Facebook’s Latest News Feed Change Sounds Like Bad News for Publishers appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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BookCon 2015: A Bad Apple for the Big Apple

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BEA 2014: Good News, Bad News at Town Hall

What American Booksellers Association CEO Oren Teicher called Amazon's "bullying assault of a major publisher" was a key concern among indie booksellers at both Thursday afternoon's ABA Town Hall and Annual Meeting. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Good News, Bad News, and the Future: Manga 2014

It’s 2014, and for North American manga publishers, the digital revolution is well underway. Where there once were only a handful of publishers offering their titles online or via ebook apps, now almost all of them are offering, or negotiating to offer at least some of their current and backlist... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Magazines Are Dead, or Why There's No Such Thing as a (Mere) Magazine Company Anymore

In the Oct. 21 issue of Advertising Age, you'll find the closely watched annual Magazine A-List, which honors 10 glossies that are doing really, really well. I'm part of the editorial team that, each summer and fall, works on the list (which involves a lot of in-depth research and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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The Need For Digital Content Grows, But Will It Be Enough to Save News Outlets?

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As brands block coronavirus, streaming app Newsy opens an ad slot free from bad news

Digital publisher develops commercial break that avoids pandemic stories, as industry struggles with skittish advertisers. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Why Are News Aggregators Still a Thing?

Nearly five months after News Corp announced it was launching a product billed as a “generous aggregation” of news and the antidote to Google News' monopolistic position, the company debuted Knewz.com on January 29. Its launch didn’t generate much consumer-side buzz, despite it having an... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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These Bad Things

One night, when he was seven or eight, she read her son a story from a book called These Bad Things. It was surprisingly scary, and she knew she should stop, but they were so far in. She wanted to see how it ended. The post These Bad Things appeared first on Guernica. Continue reading at Guernica

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