Travel Weekend: I doubt I’ll be posting anything until Monday (unless Samir Husni is quoted somewhere), but if I run into some friendly wi-fi, I have a couple of items to post that folks have e-mailed me.
You’re so vain, you probably think this magazine is for you: Slate’s Daniel Gross has some thoughts on the “no-action auction” of New York Magazine. I’ve refrained from blogging this topic because of my “no transaction coverage” policy. The chorus of “I’m thinking of buying it” claims by everyone in the magazine world is especially […]
Custom publishing update: Fashion Wire Daily is reporting that Bloomingdale’s is launching a magazine (not a catlog, they say). More on this later, I’m sure. (via iwantmedia.com)
Amazon launches full-text search: Amazon.com today launched its full-text search feature, “Search Inside the Book.” (Here is a rexblog flashback comment about this and another one). I don’t need to say anything more about this as Gary Wolf has done so already in an excellent story that will appear in the next issue of Wired. […]
Does anybody really care? Yesterday, according to mediapost’s Ross Fadner, “Newsstand Inc. and Zinio Systems Wednesday unveiled new digital publishing initiatives that are likely to accelerate the migration of printed media to digital formats.” According to the article, “Newsstand, which produces exact online replicas of print versions of magazines, newspapers and newsletters, announced plans to […]