The Halt, The Lame & The iPad

“Content publishers are like the halt and the lame who flock to Lourdes in search of a miraculous cure. The pilgrims’ desperate hope is that Steve Jobs will restore their businesses to health by blessing them with “apps”—a new way for them to charge readers for content and revive full-page advertisements in electronic form. Burn me for saying so, but they’re dreaming.”

— from “Apple’s Way: Why publishers should beware the App Store,” by Jacob Weisberg in Slate

David Griffin: Call your office.

≡  cartoon via Slate

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