February 11, 2009
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Publishing Changes

Banks and newspapers aren’t the only industries that are melting before our eyes; trade publishing is also vanishing into the mist. Latest: a giant magazine distributor suddenly closes up and goes home. This, in turn, will strand magazine publishers who rely on newsstand sales and book publishers who sell at grocery stores, drug stores, convenience stores, places of that ilk.

Andrew Sullivan finds good arguments that micropayments are not the entire answer. Kathryn Cramer says she sees a way through.

Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again.