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Coming to a Printer Near You: Magazines!

Why wait for the postman to deliver your next copy of Glamour or Golf Digest when you can print it out at home? This is the half-baked idea that Hewlett-Packard and magazine mogul Conde Nast are proposing this week. The two companies are teaming up to offer printer-fueled content from Conde Nast magazines including Allure, Wired, and Epicurious.

Can Google's Android Undercut iTunes for News?

Google is considering a plan to charge publishers less to sell news to Android users than the 30% fee that Apple typically charges to sell apps on iTunes. Will that be enough to attract news publishers?

Dirty Apps? Apple's Erratic Censorship

Steve Jobs's dictate that apps for Apple's iPad and iPhone contain no pornography or nudity affects plenty of major magazines, including Playboy, Cosmopolitan and W. How are they dealing with it?

Glamour App Hits the iPad

While the first wave of magazines made available on the iPad consisted largely of male-oriented titles, Glamour's Apple app goes live today.

Conde Nast Overhaul Focuses on Digital Growth

A management overhaul at Conde Nast is meant to help its iconic magazines -- including Vogue, Vanity Fair and The New Yorker -- flourish in this century as they did in the last.

Hearst Magazines Hires a Conde Nast Vet as New President

David Carey had the inside track to becoming Conde Nast's next CEO, but instead he's been named president of archrival Hearst Magazines. Among his hits at Conde Nast are The New Yorker, Wired and Golf Digest. Portfolio didn't fare so well.

Biz Brief: Food Companies Up Ad Spending

While many marketers continue to tighten their belts due to the rough economy, at least one segment of the print advertising industry is more than willing to spend. Large food manufacturers combined to up their ad spending by 12.4 percent in the year's first quarter.

Will Conde Nast's W Survive? And If So, as What?

W magazine undoubtedly got its lease on life renewed Tuesday when its parent company, Conde Nast, hired Stefano Tonchi (pictured) from The New York Times to be the high-end fashion title's new editor in chief. But is it a long-term lease, or is it more of the month-to-month variety?

Vanity Fair's Young Hollywood Whitewash

Vanity Fair recently delivered its annual Hollywood issue to howls of protest from around the blogosphere and the analog world. The problem: Of the nine supposedly up-and-coming starlets featured on the fold-out cover, not one is African-American, Asian or Hispanic. The average skin tone on display is as white as the new-fallen snow.

The Dirtiest Lunch Rooms in the Media Business

The American print-publishing industry isn't healthy -- and the food it's serving its workers may not be, either. A quick survey of cafeteria health inspection records shows some alarming results. Lunch anyone?

Top Publishers Link Arms in E-Reader Push

Five media companies that spend most of their time in bitter competition with one another are now joining forces in a new venture intended to midwife the arrival of portable digital magazines and newspapers on a mass scale.

Conde Nast shutting down Portfolio

In 2007, New York magazine posed the question, will Portfolio magazine prove the naysayers wrong? Now we know the answer to that question is...