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@Nathania -- ditto, I subscribe to Fast Company, Foreign Policy, BusinessWeek and many other print magazine. There's just something about being able to write on the page, look at the images, even see the ads in print that does not translate so well online. It's a sensory experience.

@Carolyn Ann -- I confess I buy the Italian edition of Elle magazine for the articles ;-) True, I swear, much better than the fare in the US and British editions of Elle. Some of the book reviews that stretch my learning I find there... and also the fun odd quiz on my shopping persona. Going back to what you are saying, the touch of a glossy page, the artsy photography are much more of a pleasure to tuck into than the screen.

Well, now I have an excuse for all those magazines I buy! :-)

There's a lot of relaxation in a magazine, a cup of coffee and a quiet place to enjoy both. The LCD screen of my iBook can't even begin to compare!

Continuing that thought, there's something about the feel of the pages of a book or a newspaper that Internet news just can't seem to match: the flickering of a cathode-ray tube stops you blinking, and the LCD screen is so sterile in comparison to the pages of a book. There's a definite tactile pleasure to the paper of a page. :-)

Carolyn Ann

Carolyn Ann

This is so interesting to me because even though I'm a Senior Editor at an online marketing company, I subscribe to the print edition of Inc. magazine.

I love sitting down with it every month and taking it in. It's some of the best writing out there. Very sticky :)

But then I go find the articles online and email them to co-workers and clients :)

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