It's too early to say, but the way things are heading I'd say a resounding yes. E-readers and tablets can grab new issues of magazines and charge accounts with little involvement from a user. They just turn on their device and presto! A new issue of The New Yorker is downloaded instantly without even raising a finger. It's a win-win situation for both publishers and readers. There is less overhead for the publishers, and the readers get the magazine they want on the day of publication. No longer waiting for deliveries, no longer tipping pesky paperboys. This is the wave of the future.