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Mail Online returns to double-digit growth

Guardian – 2011-04-28

DMGT network's daily average browsers rise 16.5% on February, as guardian.co.uk's traffic improves by more than 10%Mail Online, the most popular UK newspaper website network, returned to double-digit growth in March.The Daily Mail & General Trust...
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Journalists, authors and bloggers on the Orwell Prize shortlist

Guardian – 2011-04-27

The shortlists for the 2011 Orwell Prize - which is dedicated to rewarding those who come closest to achieving George Orwell's ambition "to make political writing into an art" - have been announced.They are divided into three categories - books,...
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Have trade magazines got a shelf life?

Guardian – 2011-04-25

As two more titles ditch their print format to go online only, what is the long-term future for trade magazines?It helps to have a sense of perspective if you are a senior trade magazine publishing executive, on the front line of the media...
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New York Times website attracts 100,000 subscribers

Guardian – 2011-04-22

Earnings fall 58% as digital advertising fails to make up for a fall in print adsMore than 100,000 people have paid for online access to the New York Times since the paper began charging for it three weeks ago, the publisher said on Thursday.The...
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Interview: TigerSpike on the three key trends in mobile publishing

Guardian – 2011-04-21

EMEA managing director Nic Newman on how newspaper and magazine execs are viewing the apps marketWhat counts as a successful apps strategy for print publishers nowadays? Experiment, innovate and iterate, while trying not to pour money down the...
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Master Georgie wins Booker's Best of Beryl

The Bookseller – 2011-04-20

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Tue, 19/04/2011 - 21:45 Beryl Bainbridge’s Crimean War novel Master Georgie has been voted the Man Booker Best of Beryl. Shortlisted in 1998, when it lost out to Ian McEwan’s Amsterdam, the novel was...
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PA welcomes court ruling on Digital Economy Act

The Bookseller – 2011-04-20

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 20/04/2011 - 12:11 The Publishers Association has said it is "delighted" by the High Court ruling in favour of the government in a legal challenge against the Digital Economy Act. read more
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ProPublica makes history with web-based Pulitzer Prize win

Guardian – 2011-04-19

The first Pulitzer Prize won by print-free investigative journalism goes to independent news group ProPublicaFor the first time in the history of the Pulitzer Prize – the highest honour in American journalism – the award has gone to a series of...
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Turning photojournalism upside down

Guardian – 2011-04-19

A new book on Northern Ireland's Troubles continues Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin's challenge to photography's collusion with the horrors of warIn a recent interview, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin described photojournalism as "a...
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William Rusher obituary

Guardian – 2011-04-18

Polemicist, publisher of National Review and a standard bearer for the American rightIf the paramount development in American politics over the last third of the 20th century was the shift of the national centre of gravity to the right, few did more...
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Former Los Angeles County prosecutor challenges God in his new book

L.A. Times – 2011-04-17

Vincent Bugliosi, who wrote 'Helter Skelter' after he put Charles Manson in prison, tackles 'the God question' from his agnostic point of view.As a prosecutor, Vincent Bugliosi put Charles Manson behind bars. As an author, he outlined legal cases...
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De Waal, Kaletsky and Vulliamy make Samuel Johnson longlist

The Bookseller – 2011-04-15

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 08:46 Titles on topics from Second World War bombers to the life of Roald Dahl have been longlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction 2011. The list of 18 books also...
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Paul Allen says book not revenge against Gates

Boston.com – 2011-04-15

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen defends his new book in an upcoming episode of "60 Minutes." He says it was meant as an important slice of technology history and not as revenge against Bill Gates.
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Tor pushes for China Miéville ‘year’

The Bookseller – 2011-04-15

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 14:59 Tor is to rejacket three-times Arthur C Clarke Award-winning novelist China Miéville to coincide with publication of his latest novel, Embassytown, in hardback. The new look, on...
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MairDumont launches into UK

The Bookseller – 2011-04-14

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:15 German travel publisher MairDumont is to launch into the English-language market, with a new subsidiary to be based in the UK. read more
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Profits up at W H Smith amid "soft" book market

The Bookseller – 2011-04-14

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:57 Like for like book sales at W H Smith have fallen by 3% in a "soft" market as the retailer reported a 3% increase in profits to £64m. In its interim management statement, for the...
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Welfare cuts demonstrators to hold rally outside the Daily Mail

Guardian – 2011-04-14

A demonstration is set to take place outside the Daily Mail's offices this afternoon by people who are angry with the paper's stance on state welfare.Among those expected to attend will be people who are disabled, sick, unemployed and those on low...
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London Book Fair 2011: An Evolutionary Phase

Publishers Weekly – 2011-04-11

This year's London Book Fair is taking place at a time of unique change. The shift from the printed word to the downloaded text is accelerating; chains and standalone bookstores are closing down around the world; and the very future of the book...
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MCA reveals pre-LBF deals

The Bookseller – 2011-04-06

Written By: Graeme Neill and Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:50 A Freddie Mercury biography and a six-figure deal signed following a trans-Atlantic auction are among the pre London Book Fair deals agented by Mulcahy Conway...
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New Ideas for Directories

Folio Magazine – 2011-04-06

B-to-b publishers have long relied on directories (or buyer’s guides, depending on company terminology) to produce revenue and establish themselves as a valuable resource to their readers. Now, b-to-b publishers are finding new ways to add value to...
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