The move for most publications these days is from print to web. CNET, the nearly 20-year-old online technology news and review site, which is part of CBS, is bucking that trend. Monday it announced the launch of a new quarterly magazine.
Lindsey Turrentine, editor-in-chief of CNET Reviews, said that the print magazine will give readers things they can’t get online, such as splashy photography, long form articles and a 24-page gift guide. “It’s complementary to what’s online,” she told CBS This Morning.
“There’s no consumer tech magazine on the market today,” said CNET News editor-in-chief Connie Guglielmo. “We write in a very different voice. We’re not trying to scare anyone away from tech. We’re trying to make it accessible, and since tech is such a big part of everyone’s lives, it’s a great opportunity to get our brand out.”
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SOURCE: CBS News