2008-05-02

All Gramophone articles to be online

Gramophone to put 85 years of classical music articles online (The Guardian, 2/5/08)

By early September, every word ever printed in the magazine will be available free in its searchable online archive.

By January 2009 the archive will be linked to a download and mail order service.

Venerable Classical-Music Magazine Plans to Add Online Sales to Its Reviews (The New York Times, 1/5/08)

[Gramophone] dismissed the notion that selling CDs would have any impact on the magazine’s editorial integrity.

Mr. Jolly called Gramophone’s reviewers, who are freelancers, “very independent-minded people.” He said there was a “huge Chinese wall” between the magazine’s business and editorial sides.