The New Single Copy, Feb. 27, 2012. Quotes from the Mr. Magazine™ Feb. 20 blog:

Comments from Editors
It has always been the opinion of The New Single Copy that magazine publishing begins with the editors, so it is always worthwhile listening to what they have to say. Speaking on the website, “All Things Digital” (allthingsd.com, 2/17/12), David Remnick, editor of The New Yorker, arguably the world’s best magazine, was said to feel that, “If he had his way, each issue would be behind an online paywall.” He then offered a defense of the printed publication, “The New Yorker – you roll it up, you put it in your bag. It’s quite easy. It’s pretty good technology.”
Chris Keyes, editor of Outside, was interviewed recently by Samir Husni director of the Magazine Innovation Center at the University of Mississippi (available on mrmagazine.wordpress.com). Asked if he agrees that “people don’t want bells and whistles when it come to their [digital] apps,” Keyes replied “I think that’s largely true, but I don’t think that they necessarily want the exact same thing in terms of just a PDF format of the magazine.” Most memorably, on the state of magazine publishing, he said, “If you’re in the business right now and not excited about all the changes, then you should get out of the business!”

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