Canadian Magazine Industry News
16 April 2010,     TORONTO
Best of the Web, April 12-16
Turning Social Media Into a Business [Folio]:
Folio reports on a 2009 Forrester Research study called "The Social Technographics of Business Buyers," which says b-to-b buyers and decision makers are among the most active groups in social media.

British Prime Minister Criticizes Newspaper Pay Walls
[Ad Age]:
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has stood up to Rupert Murdoch on his use of pay walls for websites, Ad Age reports.

Rogers to offer Apple iPad plans [Financial Post]:
The Financial Post reports that Rogers Communications Inc. will be selling data plans for the iPad in Canada when it is released in late May — a month later than initially anticipated.

News Sites Rethink Anonymous Online Comments [The New York Times]:
The New York Times reports many news sites are questioning whether anonymous comments should be allowed as the web “grows up.”

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