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Clickable and swipe-able: the future of magazines

Gaw, Aivory (2011) Clickable and swipe-able: the future of magazines. POLIS: journalism and society at the LSE (06 Feb 2011). Website.

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Abstract

The magazine industry is facing a unique crossroads with the development of tablet technologies like the iPad. The Internet and its unlimited flow of information means that the articles people read in magazines are now in abundance online. If the Internet can do what a magazine does, and better, what is the point of a magazine? ` In 2009, Editor in Chief of Wired Magazine UK, David Rowan quoted William Gibson by saying “the future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed yet”. On 3 February, 2011, hosted by the LSE Media Group, David Rowan spoke about the future of Wired UK, especially it’s clickable and swipeable future. POLIS intern Aivory Gaw reports.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/polis/
Additional Information: © 2011 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HE Transportation and Communications
P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN1990 Broadcasting
Sets: Research centres and groups > POLIS
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 15:10
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2019 00:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/77513

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