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The Huffington Post Launches a Weekly Newsmagazine for iPad
Huffington repurposes content from the site — mixed in with some new pieces – and presents in a magazine-like format and frequency

Who made it?

The design direction for the app comes courtesy of Josh Klenert— creative director at AOL Mobile — whose previous tablet work includes last year’s SPD 45 app

Why would I want to get this?

It offers a weekly round-up of news stories found on The Huffington Post, wrapped in a beautifully designed layout that is very print-like — more even than we what we tend to see with magazine apps that are adapted from a print source.

What am I going to find inside?

More than just a collection of posts taken from the website put in a pretty package, there’s original content being produced for this as well, and the heart of the magazine is the inclusion of three longform pieces in each issue — although I’m not very clear on whether these are always produced just for the magazine, or if they appear on the site as well. In terms of general content, it follows what you see in other newsweeklies — shorter newsbits and essays at the front, features in the well, and then media coverage in the back.

Complete article here.