First music. Then movies. Now Apple targets the newspaper and magazine industry for disruption.
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With all of the hardware announcements this month -- Kindle HD, Nokia Lumia 920, HTC Windows Phone 8S and 8X, Apple iPhone 5 -- it's great to see some news on the content front.
When it comes to wine magazines/content, here's my initial wine hit list: Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, Wine Advocate, Sommelier Journal, and Decanter. But which are the best digital options?
One thing that becomes readily apparent is that theater, arts, culture coverage is one of the most difficult (possibly eternally impossible?) beats to achieve return on investment.