Ned and the first reader: Ned Desmond, whose name may sound like a TV news anchorman, is the executive editor of Time Interactive and is the current featured guest on PaidContent.org’s ContentNext Blogview series.
Seth seethes: Seth Godin evokes Lincoln, who I think once said something like, “Travelocity can fool some of the people some of the time, but may regret it if that person blogs.” Update: The WSJ (it’s free, this week) has an article by Scott McCartney today that explains what has Seth seething.
Election-year covers: Chronologically, here are the Time & Newsweek covers that featured a candidate (or spouse) in 2004. Both magazines did a campaign related cover in late October that did not feature either candidate. (Cover archives: Time, Newsweek)
Sitting on it: The Newsweek special election report, as blogged earlier, has lots of behind-the-scenes information the magazine agreed to hold until after November 2. The (pro-Bush) NY Post now editorializes that some of the information was so important it should not have been held back. Quote: Because the magazine promised the campaigns that anything […]
Literacy for kids: Just ran across this press release about the organization, “magazine publishers family literacy project,” designed to provide magazine subscriptions to children whose family may otherwise not be able to afford them. Glad to be able to pass along this link to magazineliteracy.org, that, at least from little I know, sounds like a […]