Last month the EU proposed a new copyright law , which shows a growing concern over how to rein in plagiarism, “fake news” and the power of internet giants like Google and Facebook.
The simple answer is that while there is no “one size fits all” solution for every magazine publisher, there are some basic rules of thumb that every publisher can follow, as well as monetization models that work better for certain publishers.
It is now a well-established fact that, among consumers, smartphone devices are, by a good and growing margin, the dominant form factor for consuming most content.
Today we are all publishers. We can blog, tweet and offer our opinions on any subject that grabs us. We can also re-tweet other people’s work with a click or tap of a button. The amazing power to communicate to vast audiences that was once in the hands of a professional class is now available to all.