Media future

Murdoch's 'The Daily' to hit iPads on Wednesday

The Daily is an online news venture designed for the iPad, based on a bet by Rupert Murdoch that news consumers will put up a little cash for news on their little screen. The Los Angeles-based (or career-connected) journalists involved include former Page Six columnist Richard Johnson, critic Heather Havrilesky, reporter/producers Deborah Hastings and Soo Youn and reporter Hunter Walker. LA Observed author Veronique de Turenne is on board to write for the culture section.

Some pre-reactions from New Media observers:
5 Things I Want From the iPad-Only Newspaper The Daily
Nine Questions on Murdoch’s Doubly Cool “Daily"
Why The Daily will succeed – or not


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