Print publications tend to be more stable because their technology doesn't change at a fast pace.
"Is a more comfortable reading experience, a more strategic read."(Webber)
Taken more seriously by sources.
Don't have to wait for an article to download
Don't have to wait for pictures to download
Print publications don't have software that crashes
Is touchable, and has "physical presence."(McCarthy)
Print is superior to online when the onliine publication is unable to reach their target audience due to them
not being onine.
"in the course of going to one article you want[in a magazine], you pass by other articles.
You see promotions for other articles and so the opportunity for you to just browse through the magazine and see stuff is there."(McCarthy)
Hard time leveraging commerce. Can't sell more than subscriptions, t-shirts, books, etc.
Magazines aim for one particular target, while online is able to reach all
Online publications can have up to 20 million visitors because it is free and reaches everyone. Print depends on subscriptions, therefore reaching far less customers.
Online magazines that are not linked to print publications tend to have 2-to-5 times more
material than print magazines have on the same topic.