Inaugural issue of Maclean's magazine for iPad features content from Maclean's Newsmakers 2010 special issue
TORONTO, Dec. 22 /CNW/ - Readers of Canada's national current affairs magazine can now enjoy Maclean's at their tech-savvy fingertips with the Maclean's App for iPad, now available on the App Store. The inaugural issue of Maclean's magazine for iPad features content from Maclean's Newsmakers
2010 special issue.
Each issue of Maclean's comes complete with all the news, commentary, photography and columnists that have made the magazine the country's most indispensable weekly read for more than a century. The content is beautifully rendered for iPad with an array of enhancements that bring the pages to life: embedded video, photo galleries, digital links, a live letters section, issue-at-a-glance and other navigation tools, and also gives readers the ability to save their favourite articles and share them with friends and family via Facebook, Twitter and e-mail.
The inaugural Newsmakers 2010 issue features:
• an animated video cover;
• dozens of beautiful photos/photo galleries;
• video of Justin Bieber performing live;
• video montage of newsmakers who passed away in 2010;
• our regular columnists: Andrew Coyne, Scott Feschuk, Paul Wells and more.
"Maclean's is dedicated to bringing readers relevant and thought-provoking content on today's latest technology," says Maclean's publisher and editor-in-chief Ken Whyte. "With the new Maclean's App for iPad, our readers can now enjoy everything they love about Maclean's from the convenience of iPad."
While the Maclean's App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore, each downloadable issue is priced at $2.99. Maclean's 6th annual and biggest-ever Newsmakers edition looks at the year's winners and whiners, heroes and heartbreakers, sinners and saints. Among them: Newsmaker of the Year Sidney Crosby and other Canadian Olympic heroes; Justin Bieber and Toronto Mayor Rob Ford; the arrival of British Prime Minister David Cameron and the election of Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first female president; and the exits of Michaëlle Jean, Simon Cowell, Lloyd Robertson and Cathy cartoons; the dramatic rescue of the Chilean miners, the many setbacks of Barack Obama, the comeback of Conrad Black—and the triumphant return of Betty White.
Maclean's is Canada's only national weekly current affairs magazine. Maclean's enlightens, engages and entertains 2.4 million readers with strong investigative reporting and exclusive stories from leading journalists in the fields of international affairs, social issues, national politics, business and culture. Visit
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