The New York Review of Magazines

iPad Impinging on Editorial Freedoms

By Joel Meares

Turns out the iPad might be less savior than Trojan horse. This week, Apple denied Pulitzer-prize winning cartoonist Mark Fiore his iPhone (and subsequently iPad) application because it conflicts with the product’s license, which reserves the right for the company to deny applications it considers objectionable. So the company we’re hoping will save us — and our industry — might be about to impinge on our editorial freedoms? Ryan Chittum’s great piece for explores the implications of this latest Apple move for journalism’s future on Apple-made gizmos.

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