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Chinese authors sue Apple for copyright infringement: report

Reuters – 2012-01-09

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A group of Chinese authors has sued Apple Inc for 11.9 million yuan ($1.9 million) in compensation for allegedly providing copyright-infringing books for download through its online store, Chinese financial magazine Caixin...
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iPad photo magazine Once offers unique compensation model

GigaOM – 2011-08-25

Typically, periodical contributors are paid either via per-item fee or through a salary, if at all. New iPad magazine Once thinks that a new format calls for a new compensation model; one that provides contributors with a more direct share of the...
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The Top Pay Grade

Publishers Weekly – 2011-08-12

Executives in different parts of the publishing business did fairly well in 2010, according to PW's annual look at salaries. With the exception of those at Books-A-Million and Scholastic, compensation for the top managers went up in the past year as...
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BSkyB directors to weigh up future of James Murdoch

Guardian – 2011-07-17

Board meeting will also consider whether to pay special dividend to investors or buy own shares to boost priceBSkyB directors will consider a payback of up to £2bn for investors and discuss James Murdoch's future as chairman when they gather in 10...
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Ebooks: the latest frontier for spam

Guardian – 2011-06-23

The ease with which you can license content and repackage it to sell as an ebook has created a growing problem for Amazon and other resellers – spam ebooks. Distributors are worried, tooWith Google clamping down on content farms, the attention of...
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Sienna Miller accepts £100,000 from NoW

Guardian – 2011-05-13

Actor is first celebrity to settle claim since tabloid admitted hacking several public figures' voicemail messagesActor Sienna Miller accepted £100,000 compensation from News of the World on Friday after the paper accepted unconditional liability...
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Journalists strike at German broadsheet Süddeutsche Zeitung

Guardian – 2011-05-05

More than 150 journalists down tools at respected Munich-based newspaper over plan to cut pay and increase working hoursJournalists from one of Germany's most-respected broadsheets have gone on strike in a bitter argument over pay and working...
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Borders "could become $1.5bn company"

The Bookseller – 2011-04-14

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 14/04/2011 - 09:11 Borders could become a bookseller with sales of $1.5bn if it emerges from bankruptcy, according to a compensation services firm which has recommended more than $8m in bonuses...
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Blogger Files Class Action Against Huffington Post Over Pay

Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-13

New York - A Huffington Post blogger has filed a class action lawsuit against the company, seeking $105 million in compensation for the thousands of unpaid contributors to the site. Jonathan Tasini, who previously helped lead a lawsuit where...
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NY Times CEO's 2010 compensation falls 8 percent

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-03-19

(03-18) 16:09 PDT New York, NY (AP) -- The publisher of The New York Times trimmed its CEO's pay package by 8 percent last year as it cut costs in response to a prolonged slump in advertising revenue. That's according...
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10 lessons from Heat magazine

Guardian – 2011-01-24

If there's one thing Sam Delaney learned when he was editor of the gossip magazine, it's that all of us – even Radio 4 listeners – love a juicy celebrity story. He also learned a few things about celebrities themselves…About two years ago I was...
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Boston Globe Union Slams Sulzberger's, Robinson's Raises in Letter

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-26

The union that represnts workers at The Boston Globe is asking its members to sign a letter protesting the compensation packages received by the two top executives at Globe parent company The New York Times Co.
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Apple's iPad could be game-changer in digital-media censorship

Washington Post – 2010-02-14

I live in a country (France) where censorship is a big deal. It comes mostly from greedy celebrities; they use a legal system that largely favors them. Often, they find a compassionate judge to rule on the issue of extracting money as compensation...
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Marr book publisher pays out to activist

Guardian Unlimited – 2009-04-02

Macmillan agrees to pay undisclosed damages to Erin Pizzey after History of Modern Britain falsely links her to terror group The publisher of Andrew Marr's best-selling book A History of Modern Britain has agreed to pay "significant" compensation...
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McClatchy CEO Pruitt's Pay Tumbled 40% in '08

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-31

In a tough year that drove The McClatchy Co.'s stock down to penny stock levels and forced three rounds of layoffs, Chairman and CEO Gary Pruitt's total compensation fell by about 40% in 2008 compared to the year before, the company disclosed...
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'Wall Street Journal' Librarian Laments Shutdown

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-11

Assistant Librarian Leslie A. Norman, who is losing her job when the paper's library closes, wrote in the memo posted on a librarian list serve that digital search products cannot replace the "knowledge about how to research using all the tricks...
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AP Wants Credit and Compensation for Iconic Obama Image

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-04

On buttons, posters and Web sites, the image was everywhere during last year's presidential campaign: A pensive Barack Obama looking upward, as if to the future, splashed in a Warholesque red, white and blue and underlined with the caption HOPE,...
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Bankruptcy Court OKs New Tribune Co. Severance Policy

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-03

Tribune Co., which had said it intended to stop paying deferred compensation and other payments to former employees, said it won verbal approval Tuesday from U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware for a new severance policy that would apply to employees...
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`Chicago Sun-Times' Parent Seeking 7% Union Pay Cut

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-07

Sun-Times Media Group (STMG) is asking all unionized employees at the flagship Chicago Sun-Times and its siblings to agree to a 7% decrease in their compensation, according to a memo to Chicago Newspaper Guild members Wednesday.
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Circulation Director or Top Circulation Executive

Folio Mag – 2008-12-04

Directors are increasingly pessimistic about salaries in 2008, despite a slight rise in compensation, with overall company revenue playing an increasingly important role.
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