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Hold the Phone: Web Not Dead

Piling onto the bad news about magazine sales on the iPdad, Bradford Cross on his blog Measuring Measures, makes the case that the iPad is "destroying the future of journalism," in which he calls the embrace of the device by the publishing industry, "a desperate final grasp at the past."

The models have changed, he says, and no amount of hoping is going to make a subscription model work, according to Cross. People will not get content form just one source (even if you cal it an app) any longer. "It is finally sinking in that mobile devices are part of the Internet," writes Cross. "The iPad doesn't set us up for a return to pre-Internet business models. The web is not dead."

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