Forty-one percent of tablet-bound readers prefer reading on the web, compared to the 30% who would rather launch an app from a specific publisher, according to a new survey from the Online Publishers Association. Aggregated news-reading apps like Flipboard and Zite rated surprisingly low on the list, according to Read Write Web.
Flipboard has now officially launched on all Android devices and integrated Google+ and YouTube, reports TechCrunch.
The Guardian was crowned "website of the year" and took home four other prizes at the 2012 Online Media Awards last night, the newspaper proudly reports. The Huffington Post and MailOnline were also honoured.
Quick-response codes are making their way into the next three issues of The Atlantic. Using a smartphone app, print readers will be able to scan select pages of the magazine, allowing them to access video interviews and other multimedia content. There are seven add-ons throughout the issue, Mashable reports.
The Wall Street Journal is launching a new video hub, reports paidContent, which will be integrated with Facebook.
Politico is making money via subscriptions, reports AdWeek, with a 96% renewal rate on its highly-focused subscription service Politico Pro. Meanwhile, Michael Calderone has written about the Politico newsroom's “stressful, hamster wheel environment” in the Huffington magazine (via Romenesko).
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