Apple boss Steve Jobs had a secret meeting with New York Times' publisher Arthur Sulzberger and other executives to show off the iPad and explain what he thinks it means for publishing. Jobs ordered a mango lassi and penne pasta, neither of which are on the Pranna restaurant menu, New York magazine reported. Jobs, apparently …
You are forgetting Jobs is a lot more intelligent and shrewd than Murdoch... Jobs has far more leverage was well since we all know traditional media is collapsing and Murdoch is really at a disadvantage as the iPad takes over much of his newspaper and news channel empire.
We'll see... but Murdoch isn't tech savvy, so Jobs will crush him at every turn.
Jobs was also wearing a raincoat. Under the raincoat were a dozen fake rolex's. He would 'flash' the watches, with big huge eyes and say, "Wanna buy a watch for Mongo?"
You know what the IPAD means for publishers. Nothing, because those old clowns don't even know they are dead yet. They are still breathing, but it's the last gasps of 'death'.
I personally love the feel of the NY Times in my hands. I can read it, fold it up and take it with me on trips. Alas, that's one more thing I have to let go.
For Paris, What's a News Paper?