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A new Flipboard-clone with massive potential reach, R.I.P. Newsstand, and news stories embedded deeper inside iOS — it was a big day for news on iPhones and iPads.
The newspaper world’s most prominent exemplar of responsive design is also putting a bet on Apple’s App Store — at a price point aimed at people who wouldn’t normally pay full fare.
It’s a rare moment: Legacy media leading the way on digital strategy, and watching the web-only guys follow behind.
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The company, which has its roots in blogging, is working with smaller publishers to produce simple, lightweight magazines for smartphones and tablets. Justin Ellis
Screen shot of Apple's Podcasts app for iOS
Podcasts get promoted/demoted on iOS devices, getting their own app but losing the exposure of iTunes.
The magazine believes readers wants magazine-sized content throughout the day, not just at iPad time. Justin Ellis
The magazine industry’s agreed on a Netflix-like all-you-can-eat model for some of its top titles. Is it a model that can work — for magazines or for newspapers?
It may look like a money-losing proposition, but Amazon Prime builds loyalty and boosts consumption. What’s the lesson for news organizations to take from it?
Plus: keys to sustainability for nonprofit news, an auspicious start for Apple Newsstand, and all the rest of this week’s required reading.
The Slovakian startup’s model may not be a perfect fit for the United States, but all news publishers could learn from its ideas about scarcity.
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