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The simple reason ad-blocking software has any traction at all is because publishers have messed their readers around: blocking the ad blockers is not the answer.

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Crossmedia bricolage for magazines, a useful way to think about the crossmedia content many editors are developing out of the work they do for print, using whatever is at hand to expand out into developing digital platforms.

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The Word magazine has closed. It won’t continue as a digital-only magazine; the cost of quality content prohibits a migration to the iPad.

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Brand evangelists tend to ignore is the fact that multi-platform magazine brands have way more deadlines than simple magazines. So what’s a poor put-upon editor to do?

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Will e-commerce in digital magazines kill editorial integrity?

When you’re flying do you pack a Kindle? An iPad, paperbacks, magazines? All of the above? Australian Business Traveller editor David Flynn is asking flyers how they read in-flight.

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Sports Illustrated 2012′s swimsuit issue has been released and with all its iPad bells & whistles, it sounds like it might just deliver on Editor Terry McDonell’s 2009 digital fantasy.

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Most of us, the 99%, are getting to grips with the idea that our magazines will be mainly digital in the future. Not the 1%. Those guys can look forward to the pleasant slap of polybagged print on their doormats for some time to come.

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Don’t reset your router, your internet connection is fine. The crowdsourced New Yorker magazine cover on the left looks like that on the newsstands.

The inspiration for the ultimate print-digital integration cover came from reader Brett Culbert’s entry to the magazine’s annual Eustace Tilley competition that has readers submit their own interpretations of the publication’s original 1925 cover illustration by Rea Irvin. Two things are interesting about this…

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Kerry Lauerman, Editor-in-Chief at Salon.com, blogged a surprising statistic this week | 33 percent fewer posts on the Salon.com website brought 40 percent greater traffic, year on year. That’s not in the script. What happened?

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