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Gannett plans to erect paywalls as Chicago title starts charging

Guardian – 2011-12-08

Paywalls are going up at scores of US newspapers. The largest publisher, Gannett, has announced plans to charge online users from early next year.The Chicago Sun-Times and its 39 affiliated suburban titles - owned by a group of investors - will...
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Flipboard Comes to the iPhone

AdWeek – 2011-12-07

Flipboard, the popular newsreading startup, is taking its first step beyond the iPad—it announced plans to launch its iPhone app today. Normally, there's nothing unusual about a startup launching an iPhone app. Flipboard is a bit different, because...
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Europe probes Apple’s e-book deal with publishers

GigaOM – 2011-12-06

European antitrust regulators have announced the launch of a formal investigation into the relationship between Apple and five of the world's largest publishers, in a move that could reshape the digital book market.
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European Commission opens formal investigation into sale of e-books

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

The European Commission has announced it has opened formal antitrust proceedings to investigate...
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OFT closes e-book probe, but EC inquiry continues

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

The European Commission has announced it has opened formal antitrust proceedings to investigate...
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Google’s Admeld Deal Gets the Green Light

AdWeek – 2011-12-03

Google’s advertising horsepower is about to get even greater. In a blog post Friday, Google’s VP of display advertising Neal Mohan announced that the Department of Justice had approved its $400 million acquisition of the New York-based online...
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A Talk with Neil Van Uum

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-02

Last November, when Barnes & Noble announced that it was putting itself up for sale, Neil Van Uum’s bank called in the loan for his Joseph-Beth Booksellers chain. The ensuing bankruptcy has since wound down, but only after three of the six JoBeth...
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Changes to Daggers announced as Martin wins Ellis Peters

The Bookseller – 2011-12-01

Andrew Martin’s First World War novel The Somme Stations (Faber) has won this year’s...
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Community marriage: Spot.Us merges with the Public Insight Network

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-01

The community-funded news platform Spot.Us announced this week that it has been acquired by the Public Insight Network (PIN).Spot.Us is site that allows readers to make microdonations towards journalism stories. The site displays journalist's...
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Twitter hires ad director from Google

Guardian – 2011-12-01

Google's director of YouTube display advertising, Bruce Daisley, to be Twitter's first UK sales directorTwitter has hired Google's director of YouTube display advertising, Bruce Daisley, as its first UK sales director.Daisley has run Google's...
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Publishers need advertisers to value their online readership

Guardian – 2011-11-28

The most sophisticated products, the ones able to deliver engagement and value to advertisers, are being ignoredNewspaper publishers need to quickly solve a troublesome equation. As carbon-based readership keeps dwindling, the growing legion of...
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In Fight with Amazon, Libraries Caught in the Crossfire

Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-25

When Penguin announced last week that it was disabling library e-book lending on the Kindle and pulling its latest e-book titles from all library lending platforms, libraries and readers took the hit, but to some observers they were collateral...
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German Catholic Church to sell Wetbild

The Bookseller – 2011-11-24

Germany’s Catholic Church has announced this week its intention to sell Weltbild, one of...
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Australian newspaper closures

Guardian – 2011-11-22

There are signs that the Australian regional newspaper industry is contracting in much the same way as that in the United States and Britain.In what is being described as the first systematic closure of Australian paid-for newspapers, a publisher...
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A Groupon for Newspapers?

AdWeek – 2011-11-17

Newspapers, in danger of having their advertising lunch eaten by Groupon and its ilk, have teamed up to form an online deals platform. Eight publishing and media companies are launching the common digital shopping platform, called Find n Save. The...
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Low growth at Reed Elsevier

The Bookseller – 2011-11-17

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 17/11/2011 - 09:45 Reed Elsevier Plc has reported underlying revenue growth of 1% in the nine months to the end of September 2011. In an interim management statement, the company announced...
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Roanoke reorganizes for digital first publishing, lays off 3

Poynter. – 2011-11-15

MediaWire Memo The Roanoke Times is reorganizing its online news department as it shifts to a digital first strategy that editor Carole Tarrant calls “just the first wave in what will be an ongoing evolution.” In a memo that announced… Read more
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Conde Nast To Put All 18 Titles on NOOK Tablet

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-14

Conde Nast announced today that all 18 of its magazines will soon be available on the Barnes & Noble NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color. Seventeen of those magazines will be available on NOOK by the end of November while Vogue will join the platform in...
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Google Buys Startups Apture, Katango

AdWeek – 2011-11-11

Google’s acquisition spree continued this week with the announcement that the tech giant bought two startups, Apture and Katango, for undisclosed amounts. Apture, a startup aiming to bring a richer reading experience to partners' websites like The...
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Independent suffers biggest fall after cutting overseas edition and bulks

Guardian – 2011-11-11

Alexander Lebedev-owned paper reports 26.84% year-on-year drop, the worst hit of the UK quality newspapersThe Independent suffered the biggest decline in circulation of any national newspaper in October, recording monthly and annual sales falls of...
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