If, seventy years ago, you asked Henry Luce….

…”What is Time magazine for?” he’d probably talk about setting society’s agenda, capturing the attention of the educated and powerful and most of all, delivering the best weekly news package he could.

Today, the answer is clear. The purpose of the magazine is to make as much money as possible. Everything else is in service of that goal.

The rest of  a very good article is here on Seth Godin’s website

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One Response to If, seventy years ago, you asked Henry Luce….

  1. Kate says:

    An interesting article, jb, but it’s a tad cynical and over-simplified in my mind.

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