Survey Finds Slack Editing on Magazine Web Sites

The only thing standard about magazines’ Web sites is that there are no standards.

That is the chief finding of a research project conducted by the Columbia Journalism Review, which surveyed 665 consumer magazines on the practices and profitability of their Web sites.

“There isn’t yet a generally accepted set of norms for this new medium,” said Victor Navasky, chairman of the magazine. “There’s chaos out there.”

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