Comments on: Magazines vs digital startups http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/10/22/magazines-vs-digital-startups/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Moopheus http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/10/22/magazines-vs-digital-startups/comment-page-1/#comment-44081 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:40:22 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=19129#comment-44081 It’s worth noting that the decline of general-circulation magazines became noticeable well before web publishing became a significant factor. Newsstand sales fell rapidly during the early 90s and paper and postage costs escalated. Some were being affected by the changes in the mass-market distribution system (i.e., to supermarkets and drugstores) that was decimating the paperback book business.

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By: MaysonLancaster http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2012/10/22/magazines-vs-digital-startups/comment-page-1/#comment-44077 Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:23:20 +0000 https://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=19129#comment-44077 So, how about The Magazine, the small digital publication recently launched by Marco Arment of Instapaper fame? How many paper and ink publications are profitable a week after launch?

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