Media Insiders Say Internet Hurts Journalism

The Atlantic: In a poll of prominent members of the national news media, nearly two-thirds say the Internet is hurting journalism more than it is helping. The poll, conducted by The Atlantic and National Journal, asked 43 media insiders whether, on balance, journalism has been helped more or hurt more by the rise of news […]

Hearst to launch a wireless e-reader

Fortune reports: “Hearst, which publishes magazines ranging from Cosmopolitan to Esquire and newspapers including the financially imperiled San Francisco Chronicle, has developed a wireless e-reader with a large-format screen suited to the reading and advertising requirements of newspapers and magazines.”

Hearst Magazine Increased Web Traffic By 150% with SEO and Wordtracker

This post was submitted by Rachelle Money, who works with Wordtracker and writes for its newsletter. Since using the Wordtracker keyword research tool Dan Roberts says Hearst Publication’s online traffic has grown 150%. Hearst publishes 15 of the world’s most popular magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Esquire, Oprah’s O Magazine, and Good Housekeeping as well as […]

New West launches print magazine

While the print industry is struggling, some websites are still expanding into print. New West Publishing, the company that has published the award-winning website NewWest.net since 2005, has launched a quarterly print magazine.

Magazine publishers expect online to keep growing in recession

Most magazine publishers say they are expecting softness in print while online continues to grow, according to FolioMag.com. The article includes verbatim responses from publishers representing different aspects of the industry, including large and small, b-to-b and consumer, and city and regional.