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Apps help Rashbass prepare for The Economist's first fall

Media Week – 2012-02-08

The Economist is the magazine industry's undisputed star performer, achieving 61 consecutive circulation rises over the last 31 years, but group chief executive Andrew Rashbass expects global print sales to fall for the first time in 2012, so why is...
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Gannett's profits plunge by 33%

Guardian – 2012-01-31

Gannett, the largest newspaper publisher in the United States, posted lower than expected earnings for the final three months of 2011.It reported a 33% drop in income to $116.9m (£74m) compared with $174.1m (£111m) in the same period the year...
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955 Dreams gets $3.25M to re-imagine mobile publishing

GigaOM – 2012-01-26

955 Dreams has gotten plenty of praise for its stunning iOS apps, which create next generation albums and magazines in app form. Now, the company is getting the love from investors, who are pouring in $3.25 million in a seed round for the small...
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Mediaspectrum’s Adrenalin 2.0 Offers Enhanced Analytics, Android Compatibility

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-26

Mediaspectrum, a “cloud computing platform,” has released a 2.0 version of its Adrenalin tool, which allows publishers to create customized apps, integrated with advertising and subscription systems.
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'Agile' publishing at Digital Book World

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Publishers may be falling out of love with apps, but they need to fall in love with their...
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Mecom to launch digital paywall and review future of 65 free titles

Guardian – 2012-01-24

Wide-ranging strategic review by new chief executive Tom Toumazis aims to slash costs by €70mMecom is to introduce digital pay models across its top newspaper titles, slash costs by €70m and potentially close or sell 65 free titles, following a...
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Polar Mobile Raises $6 Million For HTML5-Based Publishing Platform, MediaEverywhere

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-23

Polar Mobile, a digital media platform provider that builds apps for some of the biggest media companies, today announced it has secured an additional $6 million in funding. The new round, led by growth equity firm Georgian Partners, joins more than...
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Appstores.com lets anyone build their own app store

GigaOM – 2012-01-20

Appstores.com is launching an app distribution network that allows web publishers to curate their own app galleries, highlighting relevant apps for their audience. Appstores.com is also releasing a mobile ad unit that allows web publishers to...
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New York Post Launches New Kindle Fire App

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-18

Add the New York Post to the growing list of publications that are releasing apps optimized for the Kindle Fire and in this case, other seven-inch Android tablets too. “This app adds to our array of critically-acclaimed and successful app ...
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Online Publications Need Better Apps

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-16

Rebecca McPheters says online magazines and newspapers need better apps: Of the 5,000 magazine and newspaper iPad apps we’ve evaluated for McPheters & Co.’s iMonitor service since April 2010, far too many simply do not work w ...
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One-third of newspaper and magazine iPad apps have ‘significant malfunctions’

Poynter. – 2012-01-14

Ad Age McPheters & Co. finds at least one “serious shortcoming” in about a third of the 5,000 newspaper and magazine iPad apps it has evaluated for its iMonitor service. “Authentication errors, in which the app fails to recognize existing…...
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Ebooks and apps innovation exciting publishers despite price concerns

Guardian – 2012-01-13

Companies hope quality will be key weapon against wave of 99p competition on ebook and app storesThe evolution of books into interactive, digital products is far from over, according to Henry Volans, head of digital publishing at Faber & Faber....
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Immediate launches Lonely Planet and Top Gear iPad apps

Media Week – 2012-01-13

Immediate Media has launched two iPad apps for Lonely Planet and Top Gear magazines, both priced at £3.99.
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Magazines and Newspapers Need to Build Better Apps

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-13

While it is still early in the migration process, Apple's iPad and other tablets appear to be a very good thing for the publishing industry, allowing publishers to monetize their content while avoiding the printing and distribution costs associat...
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Kindle Store for iPad Dodges Apple's 30 Percent Rule

AllThingsD – 2012-01-11

Amazon's Kindle Store is now iPad optimized. The company on Tuesday introduced a new touch-friendly version of its e-book storefront for iPad that allows readers to purchase and read Kindle books whether it be in Safari with Kindle Cloud Reader or...
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Medialets Launches Invite-Only Buying Platform for Mobile

AdWeek – 2012-01-10

Mobile rich media ad platform Medialets is getting into the matchmaking business. In an announcement today, the New York-based company said it is launching Medialets Private Marketplace, an invitation-only buying platform to connect advertisers with...
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Meredith Acquires FamilyFun Magazine from Disney Publishing Worldwide

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-04

Meredith Corporation is acquiring the assets of Disney Publishing Worldwide’s FamilyFun. Beginning in March 2012, FamilyFun and its associated special interest publications, as well as Toyhopper and other magazine apps, will be published by ...
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App download surge on Christmas Day

The Bookseller – 2011-12-30

The number of apps downloaded on Google and Apple surged 125% worldwide to 242m on Christmas Day...
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Can HTML5 Future-Proof Your Mobile Strategy?

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-21

Now that the early enthusiasm behind generating magazine apps for tablet and smart phone devices has settled into a more or less pragmatic approach for publishers, a nagging question is bubbling ever closer to the top of digital content development...
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21st-century publishing builds on a healthy radical tradition

Guardian – 2011-12-18

Far from killing off the book, the digital age is proving a boon to innovative publishers and authors, many of whom are using new technology to breathe life back into old ideas. Here, we survey four of the most interesting venturesUnbound: the...
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