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SBD/Issue 94/Hot Reads
Published January 28, 2010
Thursday, January 28, 2010
The Manchester GUARDIAN's Mercedes Bunz writes with the release of the Apple iPad, "Publishers are hoping that Apple will offer the same magic for the print world that it did for the music industry with iTunes. So is digital journalism suddenly saleable?" (GUARDIAN.co.uk).
CRAIN'S N.Y. BUSINESS' Hilary Bokewitz writes of sponsorship for Winter Olympic teams, "For sports like skiing and ice hockey, which have wide appeal and a built-in base of fans … there's money to go around. But for more obscure events like skeleton, luge and biathlon … tradition can't trump the financial crisis" (CRAINSNEWYORK.com).
- Overview of capacity, events and features of 11 Olympic venues.
- Snowboarding has more pop culture appeal than ever before.
- Are any of the interests involved making money on the Games?
- Public spending on tickets is under considerable scrutiny.