Linux Magazine is dead. Long live Linux Magazine!

Posted by jenwren1010 on Jun 24, 2008 4:08 AM EDT
iTWire; By Davey Winder
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Just a couple of weeks ago Linux New Media acquired the subscriber base of Linux Magazine in the USA. Now comes the news that it is axing the paper version and moving publication online.

Does this mean that print is dead? The last paper edition of the US Linux Magazine, a different publication to Linux Magazine the rest of the world over, will be the current June 2008 one. Its new owners have decided to abandon the costly print production process in favour of a more profitable online publication model. Many publishers still maintain a print presence while trying to establish an online one as well, and you might think that Linux New Media is opting for a fully focussed online approach. But appearances can be deceiving.

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