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Rock in a hard place? Rolling Stone’s rebirth is the year’s most unlikely media story

Two years after the ink dried on its last issue, the magazine plans to grab the gen X market and run with it.

<em>New Matilda</em> editor <b>Marni Cordell</b> pens a farewell letter to readers as <em>New Matilda</em> published its final edition on Friday. But this isn't the end of the <em>New Matilda</em> site...

New Matilda farewells its readers…for now

New Matilda editor Marni Cordell pens a farewell letter to readers as New Matilda published its final edition on Friday. But this isn't the end of the New Matilda site...

<em>New Matilda</em> editor <b>Marni Cordell</b> discusses the precarious future of the website: yes, it is still closing, unless a knight in shining armour appears very, very soon.

No new New Matilda…yet

New Matilda editor Marni Cordell discusses the precarious future of the website: yes, it is still closing, unless a knight in shining armour appears very, very soon.

A by-word for B-grade celebrities in bikinis and coarse blokey humour, <i>Ralph</i> magazine breathed its last VB-scented breath last week. Former writer <b>Jason Mountney</b> remembers when it was good.

RIP Ralph, where lads used to learn a thing or two

A by-word for B-grade celebrities in bikinis and coarse blokey humour, Ralph magazine breathed its last VB-scented breath last week. Former writer Jason Mountney remembers when it was good.

With <a href="http://www.crikey.com.au/2010/05/27/breaking-new-matilda-to-fold/">news</a> that <em>New Matilda</em> is folding, the tiny Aussie political blogosphere has shrunk even further. Replicating the magazine model online just doesn't work, says <b>Mark Bahnisch</b>.

What next for the Aussie blogosphere?

With news that New Matilda is folding, the tiny Aussie political blogosphere has shrunk even further. Replicating the magazine model online just doesn't work, says Mark Bahnisch.

Australian online comment website <em>New Matilda</em> is preparing shut its virtual doors, after funding for the venture dried up.

New media death watch: New Matilda to fold

Australian online comment website New Matilda is preparing shut its virtual doors, after funding for the venture dried up.

The <em>Sun Herald</em> has followed the lead of the <em>Herald Sun</em> in dropping theatre and arts coverage. But as newspaper readers and revenues dry up, can they really afford to marginalise the large arts-loving audience? asks <b>Jason Whittaker</b>.

Can newspapers afford to snub theatre-goers?

The Sun Herald has followed the lead of the Herald Sun in dropping theatre and arts coverage. But as newspaper readers and revenues dry up, can they really afford to marginalise the large arts-loving audience? asks Jason Whittaker.

Ailing newsweekly <em>Newsweek</em>'s biggest problem is that it's coming second in a two-horse-race with <em>TIME</em> magazine, says <b>Dan McGinn</b>. Both rags would actually be better off with <em>more</em> competitors.

It’s not that Newsweek is bad — it’s that TIME is better

Ailing newsweekly Newsweek's biggest problem is that it's coming second in a two-horse-race with TIME magazine, says Dan McGinn. Both rags would actually be better off with more competitors.

<em>Newsweek</em> magazine is on the market. Sure, it's had "losses in the tens of millions for the last two years", but 1.5 million subscribers should count for something. Any bidders?

For Sale: Newsweek

Newsweek magazine is on the market. Sure, it's had "losses in the tens of millions for the last two years", but 1.5 million subscribers should count for something. Any bidders?

<em>Business Insider</em> crunches the numbers on the iPad economy: even if iPads sell beyond all expectations, the return for magazines will just be small change compared to their print revenue.

Why the iPad can’t save the magazine industry

Business Insider crunches the numbers on the iPad economy: even if iPads sell beyond all expectations, the return for magazines will just be small change compared to their print revenue.

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