Tells Ad Age that the rush to put magazines on tablets is "sheer insanity and insecurity and fear"
Jann Wenner, who has done his share of celebrity interviews for Rolling Stone (Bill Clinton, Al Gore, Barack Obama, etc.), knows how to give a good one, and his Q&A in the current issue of Ad Age is a doozy.
As it happens, he spends much of it talking Apple (AAPL) and the iPad. Among the soundbites:
Wenner can be a blowhard, but he knows a thing or two about the magazine business. You can read the rest of his Ad Age interview here.
Tells a Danish publisher he can't sell a magazine about Google's OS in Apple's App Store
Tuesday seems to have been Apple's (AAPL) day for saying "No."
First Apple Legal ordered the Chinese manufacturer of a Steve Jobs look-alike doll to stop making the popular action figure.
Then a representative from developer relations informed the CEO of Mediaprovider, a small magazine publisher based in Denmark, that he couldn't put a magazine about Google's MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Nov 26, 2010 6:27 PM ET
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