Newsweek announced that it will halt publication of its print edition with the Dec. 31 issue and transition to an all-digital, tablet-optimized version early next year. It's far too soon to determine whether Newsweek's shift to digital will turn its fortunes around, but it's clear that tablets are the future of printed media--not to mention the future of companies that sell those books, magazines and newspapers.
Newsweek magazine will halt publication of its print edition with the Dec. 31 edition, transitioning to an all-digital, tablet-optimized version dubbed Newsweek Global in early 2013.
The New York Times is rolling out a new HTML5-based application for the iPad, a move enabling the venerable news daily to skirt the revenue sharing requirements that come with offering native iOS apps via Apple's App Store.
If hearing about what's going on in the world feels like winning a prize, you are far more likely to download a news app. That's according to a national research study in to media consumption habits.
One-third of U.S. adults access news content via mobile device at least once every week, according to a new survey conducted by the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.