Canadian Magazine Industry News
17 July 2009,     NATIONAL
Best of Mag News Around the Web, July 13-17
Every day, Masthead scours the Web for the best, most relevant publishing-related stories and posts links to these pieces in the Mag News Around the Web section. On Fridays, we round-up these stories in our main news section. Feel free to post links to things you have found interesting or useful in the comments section.

Lots of great pieces this week covering all sides of the business, including a round-up of five paid online magazine sites worth watching (do you think any of them are promising?), a fascinating interview with legendary writer Gay Talese, a profile of New Yorker illustrator Barry Blitt (the "Terrorist Obama" guy), and a 15-year-old's report on how his generation consumes media.

Interesting side note: We got most of these links from Twitter.  
  1. Five paid online models worth watching [MinOnline]
  2. Gay Talese on the nonfiction writing life [The Paris Review]
  3. Inside the mind of New Yorker illustrator Barry Blitt [Ryerson Review of Journalism]
  4. How teens consumer media: A report from the front lines [The Guardian]
  5. Reinventing BusinessWeek [Buzz Machine]
  6. A freelancer on the Thieving Editor and The Sanctimonious Editor [Digested]
  7. If only magazines didn't build websites [Folio:]
  8. The CPM gap between online ads and conferences [Seth Godin]
  9. Paid content and blog sponsorships generate highest e-profits [Folio:]
  10. The Tyee redesign includes new classified advertising section [The Tyee]
  11. U.S. consumer mag ads plunge 29.5% in Q2 [Folio:]
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