Possibly because I work on

Possibly because I work on the Internet arm of an publishing company, I found this article at Wired [“Publishing Without A Net“] to be inordinately interesting. A couple of choice quotes:

“We feel the Internet is still relatively new, and we as a company are being careful as to how we want to deal with it,” said Maurie Perl, senior vice president of corporate communications of Cond» Nast, the parent company of Vanity Fair and The New Yorker.
“Right now we view it as more of a business opportunity than an editorial opportunity,” she said.