“A year or so we took the word ‘publications’ off the building and took it off of our business cards. There was this final commitment to the fact that we are a company that makes quality content…and we’re going to put that on whatever medium it makes sense.”
75 years ago the railroads thought they were in the railroad business when they needed to see they were in the transportation business. There were 132 Class I railroad companies in 1939; there are now seven.
Publishers like Condé Nast finally seem to be realizing they are in the content business not the newspaper or magazine business.