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Media News Briefing for Thursday, May 19th

By Michael Hurtig
Thursday, May 19th, 2011
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Tablet Apps for Magazines are Proving Themselves, and May Indeed be the Future of Publishing. This fact has been much disputed, however the number of minutes that users are spending reading publications on tablets are impressive – Paidcontent reports 30-34 minutes on average. Compared with the minimal amount of time average users spend reading on unique websites, these apps are providing a stable ground for publishers. PAIDCONTENT

Atlantic Online Opens its Office Doors to Readers, Taking Pitches for Stories and Seeking Feedback. MASHABLE

Media Majors May Delay Hulu’s Addition of New Content. THR