The Future Of Publishing Blog by Thad McIlroy



July 23rd, 2008

Esquire Magazine Takes a Stab at the Future of Publishing

A glowing article in last Monday’s New York Times alerted readers that Esquire magazine, celebrating its 75th anniversary this year, has figured out a trick to gain admittance to the future of publishing party. The cover of its September issue, or rather the cover of the newsstand version of the September issue, will be “printed”…

June 15th, 2008

Steve Ballmer Forecasts the Death of Print Media

I am still reeling from Steve Ballmer’s atrociously ill-considered remarks to The Washington Post  (Ballmer, as most recall, is CEO of Microsoft, when Bill G. is not at home) that “there will be no media consumption left in 10 years that is not delivered over an IP network. There will be no newspapers, no magazines…