The Daily

The Daily closes up shop with a holiday-themed musical

By libertyc
December 15, 2012 // 1 Comment

As most of you are perfectly well aware, there are a lot of really bad YouTube videos floating around out there online. But occasionally, a video comes along that it so ragingly [...]

Morning Roundup — Stories you may have missed

By libertyc
December 4, 2012 // 1 Comment

Barnes & Noble: Taking the Nook to Foreign Markets (Good E-Reader) ex-Google Chief to Publish Book About Digital Future (Digital Book World) Why Rupert Murdoch’s Bold Bet on The Daily was [...]

Future Publishing introduces a new iPad-only magazine

By libertyc
August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

“Wherever one door closes,” as the saying goes, “another door is almost sure to open.” That was the first cliche that popped into my head, at any rate, when I read an [...]

AOL joins news aggregation app war with “Editions” iPad app

By Chris Walters
August 4, 2011 // 0 Comments

AOL has just launched a new iPad app, Editions, which serves up a custom daily “magazine” of content from both its own sites and others (but mostly its own). Like Zite, Flipboard, Pulse, [...]

More staff leaves Rupert Murdoch’s The Daily iPad newspaper

By libertyc
May 29, 2011 // 1 Comment

On the Huffington Post, Michael Calderone reports that a number of executives have been leaving Rupert Murdoch’s iPad newspaper The Daily lately. Latest to go is art director for news Gabriel [...]

The Daily reports $10 million loss, 800,000 downloads in its first quarter

By libertyc
May 5, 2011 // 1 Comment

PaidContent reports that in its Q3 earnings call, News Corp. reported it lost $10 million on The Daily in its first quarter of operation. The paper has been downloaded 800,000 times since its launch. [...]

Study of iPad users identifies obstacles for The Daily

By libertyc
March 31, 2011 // 1 Comment

From the press release by media research firm knowDigital: To attract a large number of users and generate substantial subscription revenue, The Daily – the news-based application released by News [...]

The Daily to start charging in the US next week

By libertyc
March 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

That’s what an article in The Telegraph says, quoting Jonathan Miller, the chief digital officer at News Corporation.  He also said that The Daily will launch in Western Europe in the first [...]

The Daily extends trial period, plans Android expansion

By libertyc
February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

EBookNewser and a number of other sites are reporting that The Daily has extended its two-week free trial period to at least February 28th. It has also been reported that The Daily will henceforth [...]

Tools of Change: Workship – designing iPad apps

By libertyc
February 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Jennifer Brook (The New York Times), William Couch (USA TODAY), Craig Mod (PREPOST / Flipboard) Brook: designs mobile apps for the Times. Bad things happen when past and future collide. Gadgets often [...]

Should publishers kill off chain bookstores with print-on-demand?

By libertyc
February 8, 2011 // 11 Comments

David Peck, co-founder of the Mischief & Mayhem Books publishing collective, had an interesting piece in yesterday’s The Daily suggesting that the end of big chain bookstores may be nigh and [...]

The Daily first impression: Eh, seen better

By libertyc
February 8, 2011 // 1 Comment

I was looking at a post on ReadWriteWeb about The Daily today, and finally got around to reading through the current edition myself. I find I am largely in agreement with Richard MacManus about the [...]

Review of the typography of The Daily

By libertyc
February 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

We’ve all seen plenty of reviews of The Daily, but how about a review of its typography! As a “font fan” I found this fascinating. Here’s a snippet: … While the content [...]

“Index of The Daily” – new site for a new maga/newspaper thingy

By libertyc
February 3, 2011 // 5 Comments

There a new site called The Daily: Indexed, which is “A very unofficial table of contents” of the magazine. If you are interested you might want to go over and take a look. I downloaded a [...]

The Daily iPad periodical: Prospects for success and wish lists

By libertyc
January 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

As the launch date of Rupert Murdoch’s iPad periodical The Daily approaches, more pundits are weighing in on what they want from it, or how it could succeed or fail. At PaidContent, Evan Rudowski [...]

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