Canadian Magazine Industry News
4 February 2010,    
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The iPad: Our shiny new ball and chain [The Globe and Mail]:
Ivor Tossell at The Globe and Mail contemplates what the iPad means beyond the fact that users will soon be able to be on the internet in any physical position.
Hearst, Meredith Try Web-to-Print Titles [Mediaweek]:
Mediaweek reports on a seemingly reversed trend, web to print magazines. Meredith is launching a magazine based on, an online social network built on food.

Inc. Edit Staff to Try Virtual Office for One Month [Folio]:
In one of Masthead's most popular web links of the week, Folio reports that for the month of February, Inc. magazine editorial staff will work on a virtual office from home. Is this the way of the future?

Five Things Your Digital Staff Is Dying To Tell You [Folio]:
Staying with digital and Folio, it reports on the things your digital media staff want to say, but usually can’t.  Including why are all the higher-ups publishing (print) people?

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