Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Participants wanted for Shifting Landscape of Magazines - Web 2.0 Study

The study welcomes the participation of anyone who is working, or has worked, in magazines. The more people contributing to this important conversation the better, so please join in. To participate, all you have to do is browse the site and comment, comment, comment. Based on the interest of people who would like to participate (but haven’t had a chance to yet), the study has been extended to run until the end of January 2010. Thank you to everyone who has participated so far.

This past May, media veteran Joel Johnson wrote a post on Boing Boing about the tensions between and Wired magazine, expressing fear that mainstream magazines would not be able to make the transition to online because “they can’t accept that the work at which they have excelled for years will be just as important when it’s online — and online only.” Thirty minutes later the first response to Johnson’s piece was posted, followed by a steady stream of comments that would sustain...READ MORE


Happy Holidays from the AMPA team!

Wishing you and your loved ones a warm and relaxing holiday season.

The AMPA office will be closed from December 24th, returning on January 4th, 2010.