Next Issue Media launches with all-you-can-read pricing model

Though digital magazine circulation has increased significantly in recent months, it remains a mere one percent of overall circulation, Ad Age reported last week. A group of five major publishers is hoping Next Issue Media, a company launching its full-feature product tomorrow, can change that.

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As tablet usage grows, can publishers evolve fast enough?

As the buzz around the new iPad launch continues, both traditional and online publishers are “caught between the gravitational pull of the legacy tradition and the need to chart a faster digital course.” That was a key finding in a recent Pew Research Center study on the state of the publishing industry.

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Reddit turns its attention to collegiate communities

While news-sharing site Reddit harbors many unique communities such as rage comic lovers, zombie aficionados, geeks and several others, its low on robust college communities — which is strange considering that a large percentage of Reddit’s total users are either students or recent graduates with lots of collegiate pride.

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Strong New Yorker iPad app sales promising for digital publishing

Publishers have struggled with trying to make money off digital publishing since the dawn of the Internet. But The New Yorker’s iPad app, which has had strong sales compared to its peers, might be a model to look to when it comes to successfully selling a magazine in digital form.

Conde Nast buys 285 Reddit domains

Conde Nast Digital made a bulk purchase of 285 .com domains associated with the name of the company’s social link sharing community Reddit.