Tablet versus Tabloid — you decide

This is the week that a bunch of major newspaper and magazine publishers announced their joint venture to create a “highly featured reading application” and “robust publishing platform” to enable all sorts of new portable digital devices, such as the much-rumored but never officially announced Apple tablet.

See the press release from Hearst, Condé Nast, Meredith, News Corporation and Time Inc.

Meanwhile, Time has an online video  of one prototype, while News Corp. has a couple showing off another….

Take your pick…
Tablet interface & apps:

Tabloid interface:

Tabloid apps:

Many thanks to ace photojournalist Bob Krist, whose blog pointed me to the first of these.

mild-mannered reporter who fell deeper into computers and the Web during three trips through graduate school in the 1980s and 1990s, then began teaching journalism, media studies and Web production, most recently as a faculty member at Radford University.

Posted in Digital Culture, Journalism, Multimedia, Newspapers, Online-Only
One comment on “Tablet versus Tabloid — you decide
  1. […] links at Wired magazine, including Conde Nast, Sports Illustrated and Bonnier demos. (I added some other tabs for comparison to a post about the SI demo a few weeks ago.) Possibly related posts: (automatically […]

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