Courtesy of Open Culture. Hear John Malkovich read from Plato’s “Allegory of the Cave” to music mixed by Sean Lennon, Yoko Ono, Rick Ocasek, OMD and others.

Earlier this fall, Victor Navasky and Evan Cornog produced a volume of essays written by editors, writers, art directors and other about the “art” of putting together magazines: The Art of Making Magazines: On Being an Editor and Other Views from the Industry. It sounds […]

Could Next Issue Media’s business model be the future for magazine publishers? It’s been called Netflix for magazines. From Wired (emphasis added): “This week, Next Issue Media released a new Android tablet newsstand for magazines from equity partners Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith and Time Inc. […]

The trade association for consumber magazine publishers has a new name. To reflect changes in how publishers interact with readers (if you call them that anymore), the Magazine Publishers of America now calls itself MPA-the Association of Magazine Media. From the press release: “Reflecting the […]

Working in magazines, and having just purchased my iPad, I was quick to download the new Wired multimedia magazine iPad app when it was available last week. I love it. It shows what’s possible when thinking beyond the page. It also sounds like they did […]

Who says a digital magazine has to look like a printed magazine at all? Even before the much anticipated Apple iPad even hits consumers hands media companies have been hard a work adapting their magazines, newspapers and books for digital distribution. But why does the […]