An iPad magazine called Zite has recently joined the ranks of Netflix and Mashable Follow in allowing users to curate their own content from multiple sources.   Following its launch in mid-March, Zite was the number one free news app on iTunes, with 100,000 downloads in the first five days and 160,000 by the end of the month.   Early adopters responded well to the app, requesting – and receiving –  additional features like Instapaper for offline reading and Delicious for bookmarking articles.  But publishers had a few concerns.  We asked Zite president Ali Devar to explain the app and to tell us what’s next for the company.  Read his responses after the jump:

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