David Remnick , the editor of The New Yorker , sat in a conference room on the 11th floor at Condé Nast headquarters with Robert A. Sauerberg Jr., the president of Condé Nast, and Eddy Cue, the vice president for Internet services at Apple . The latest print issue, with an erased image of Osama Bin Laden on the cover, was on the table an inch away from its digital sibling, the new New Yorker app for the iPad , which was made available on Monday for subscription.
"Whether it's in there," he said, pointing to the magazine, "or on there," pointing to the iPad, "is going to cost about a dollar under this plan. That's what a song costs. A lot has gone into it. Imaginative effort, editorial footwork, fact-checking and copy editing, all at the highest level every week. All of that that for the price of a song? Seems like a pretty good deal to me."