The Digital half dozen.
1. An open letter to Superman (Big Fashionista)
"Firstly, let's talk money. I assume you are being paid at The Daily Planet? You are? Well being a blogger is slightly different. As a blogger, you are expected to eat your 'raised profile' sleep under 'increased traffic' and wear 'more followers'." (h/t One Man And His Blog)
2. The Economist shows Newsweek there is life left in print (The Drum)
The Economist was never in the breaking news business and that's a strength right now, says Mark Lowe.
Meanwhile, a bullish Condé Naste CEO: "Our print business, even in the worst moment, continues to grow and the margins are sharper and the gross profit margins are mouthwatering . . . When this economy recovers, the print business is going to be on fire."
4. Big Issue trials digital with vendors selling access cards (Journalism.co.uk)
Selling digital from the street, an interesting development.
5. Three questions for the New York Times (paidContent)
Including, just what explains the subscriber growth?
6. The next 100 million iPads (Asymco)
The exponential rise of the tablet computer. To find out why this really does matter to publishers and journalists, read the piece I wrote earlier this week.