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E-Textbooks Should Be Free-Textbooks

Slate – 2012-01-24

The rules of the game dictate that any effort to move into America’s large and lucrative education publishing industry must be swaddled in pieties, and the electronic textbook initiative announced by Apple last week was no exception. Apple, which...
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Naxos to release all unabridged Dickens titles

The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Audiobook publisher Naxos will join the fray surrounding the Charles Dickens bicentenary as it...
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Digital Domain: For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War

The New York Times – 2011-12-25

E-books and audio books on the Web site of the New York Public Library. Publishers are waiting for an industrywide approach to e-lending to gel.
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Gannett buys thousands of iPhones and iPads for its journalists

Guardian – 2011-12-23

Gannett, the largest US newspaper publisher, is providing its editorial staff with iPhones, iPads and netbooks.The company has told employees that it is buying thousands of devices. In the memo from Gannett's newspaper chief, Bob Dickey, he says...
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Tennant to voice Chitty audiobook

The Bookseller – 2011-12-21

Scottish actor David Tennant, known for his roles in “Doctor Who” and with the Royal...
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Doctor Who: new ebook recalls the BBC's gamble on a now roaring success

Guardian – 2011-12-20

Martin Belam remembers the good and bad times of the classic sci-fi series ahead of its Christmas specialIt's that time of year when minds turn to Christmas TV – and few shows come bigger than the Doctor Who Christmas special. It's such a monster...
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Andrew Rashbass: 'The biggest reason we're successful is that we are lucky'

Guardian – 2011-11-27

Economist's chief executive explains how a mistake transformed his website and why he is relaxed about losing print salesAndrew Rashbass, the chief executive of the Economist group, starts by putting it down to good fortune. That's not the financial...
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AUDIO: 'Woman's Weekly hasn't changed in a century'

BBC News – 2011-11-04

One hundred years since it was founded, Woman's Weekly now sells 340,000 copies a week, compared to two million back in the fifties. So how has the magazine survived and what impact has it had over the past century?
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Future sells three audio visual titles to MyHobbyStore

Media Week – 2011-10-11

Future Publishing has sold its audio visual titles, Hi-Fi Choice, What Satellite & Digital TV and Home Cinema Choice, to specialist publisher MyHobbyStore.
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Book Business Has Big Hopes for Biography of Steve Jobs

The New York Times – 2011-10-07

Industry experts said the biography of Steve Jobs could easily sell millions of copies in print, audio and e-book editions.
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S&S buys US congresswoman Giffords' memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-10-04

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 04/10/2011 - 07:30 Simon & Schuster has bought a memoir by US congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was gravely wounded in a shooting earlier this year which cost the lives of six people. The book,...
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2010 profits fall at Canongate

The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 08:49 Profits at Canongate for its 2010 financial year fell by 42.7%, which the publisher said reflected the cost of acquiring specialist audio publisher CSA, as well as investing in...
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Man Booker teams up with iBookstore

The Bookseller – 2011-09-28

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 28/09/2011 - 08:45 The Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2011 is to host an event at the Apple Store in Covent Garden, London, as it links up with the iBookstore. Shortlisted authors Carol Birch, Patrick...
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Check Out What You Can Check Out at a Wisconsin Library: The Apple iPad

AllThingsD – 2011-09-22

While many libraries are now checking out e-books and digital audiobooks in addition to physical media, the Eau Claire library is taking things a step further by lending out iPads themselves.
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Penguin to publish Neil Young memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 14:40 Neil Young has become the latest rock legend to sell his autobiography, with Viking buying UK rights to the former Buffalo Springfield guitarist's life story. Publishing...
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Johann Hari blames plagiarism on ignorance, pledges to post audio of all interviews in the future

Poynter. – 2011-09-16

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Disney 'Furious' at NBC for Breaking Embargo on Kennedy Book

AdWeek – 2011-09-14

Disney execs are “furious” that the world exclusive on the embargoed Jackie Kennedy book and audiotapes was broken by NBC, and not ABC, according to the New York Post’s Keith Kelly. Both ABC and the book’s publisher, Hyperion, are owned by...
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ReadSpeaker Launches Web-Based Math Audio Reader for Publishers to Make Their Educational Content More Accessible

CNW – 2011-09-06

Do you have math notations in your e-learning content that you want your users to be able to listen to? ReadSpeaker creates the online text-to-speech service that gives users better access to courses using
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Apple pulls Financial Times app

Editors Weblog – 2011-08-31

The Financial Times digital application has been removed from the iTunes App Store after Apple revised its policy to ensure that it could obtain 30% of all subscription fees purchased within the store itself.As MacRumours reports, the company...
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AUDIO: 'Ebooks could threaten writing'

BBC News – 2011-08-17

Booker Prize winning author Graham Swift believes digital publishing could threaten the livelihood of authors in the future because they are being paid too little.
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