The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy



August 10th, 2013

Google’s New “In-Depth Articles” Feature a Boon to Book and Periodical Publishers

Google just announced that they will reward the authors of the very best in-depth articles on popular search topics by highlighting the top three in page 1 search results. Google offers a range of sample topics in its announcement: censorship, Gloria Steinem, Lego, the NSA, the United Nations, and Taylor Swift. I’d bet that the criteria is…

June 27th, 2013

A Digital Education, Part II

I continued to be amazed by contents of the Wired 20th anniversary edition. The full extent by which the history reported in Wired over the past two decades mirrors the most important developments in digital technology is uncanny. The magazine experienced an editorial crisis when in 1998 it became a part of private company Condé Nast, best…