Eating Crows

Counting Eating Crows: Had to have my memory jogged by a letter to Romenesko about the now-ironic suggestion in June, 2002, on Salon.com that Jann Wenner shut down Rolling Stone. I predicted then (and later) that Salon would cross the finish line first in a race to death. Ironic, isn’t in, that Salon is now […]

Industry experts & clueless reporters

Industry experts & clueless reporters: The LA Times (subscription required) reports the supermarket workers strike is hurting magazine newsstand sales. Quote: Though most magazines are available by subscription, about half of all magazine sales in the U.S. are through supermarkets, industry experts say. Fashion magazines, gossipy tabloids and lifestyle periodicals, in particular, are prominently displayed […]