Monday, January 03, 2011

The “Digital Newsstand” Race Becomes: Who Is More Willing To Trick Users, Apple Or Google? [TechCrunch]

Another perspective on journalism 2.0

A story in the Wall Street Journal this evening details how Google, Apple, Amazon and others are all racing to try to do deals with major publishers in order to set up their “digital newsstands”. Of course, all of this has been going on for months now as the publishers seem to be aware that tablets (okay, really just the iPad so far) are actually taking off this time and they’d be wise to get on board. The problem, naturally, is that they want to be on board on their terms. And those, naturally, are old school terms. In other words, out-of-date and somewhat sleazy terms.

The “Digital Newsstand” Race Becomes: Who Is More Willing To Trick Users, Apple Or Google?

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