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How To Save Print Media: “T-Post” Is A Wearable Magazine

Everyone’s thinking digital when it comes to saving the news publishing industry, but maybe the answer is to actually go more for the physical. That’s kind of the idea behind T-Post, a magazine you can wear. Each shirt concentrates on an off-beat (yet relevant) news story; past articles have covered how “Google Earth was being used to find a lost Eden” or “The ethics of mind-enhancing super drugs.” The editors then have artists come up with a related graphic for the front of the shirt, and print the text of the story on the inside. This, in the eyes of the T-Post editors, constitutes an “issue,” which comes out every six weeks. The genius catch: to get your hands on one you have to be a subscriber. OK, so it might not be the most efficient way to get your news. But at least you won’t have to deal with messy ink hands. After the jump, a video by the folks at T-Post, breaking down the details. [Dossier]

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