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Publishing Vet Paul Conley Joins MyBankTracker.com as Editorial Director

Folio Magazine – 2012-02-07

Paul Conley, a publishing vet whose experience runs the gamut from b-to-b to consumer financial journalism, is now editorial director with MyBankTracker.com. In this role, Conley will oversee the news and analysis operations of the site.
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French chain Decitre launches online community

The Bookseller – 2012-02-06

The Decitre chain of bookstores has created an online community to help consumers find books to...
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Why investors bought 71 US newspapers last year

Guardian – 2012-01-31

There is still a newspaper publishing market in the United States. Seventy-one of the country's daily newspapers changed hands last year in deals totalling just under $800m (£509m).Why? A New York Times article concedes that answering that question...
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KeepRecipes creates an iTunes for cookbooks

GigaOM – 2012-01-27

KeepRecipes is launching an “iTunes for recipes” on Friday, in hopes of building an online marketplace for buying and selling culinary ideas. It's starting small, but KeepRecipes hopes to show cookbook publishers they can make money online and...
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31 Percent of Delivered Digital Ads Not Seen By Consumers

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-20

In a new study undertaken by comScore to support the release of a new digital ad measurement solution, the company found that 31 percent of ads are delivered, but not seen by consumers.
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Apple's iTunes education gamble is about building loyal consumers early

Betanews – 2012-01-20

Two months ago, I argued here on BetaNews that despite the ever-increasing chorus of negativity surrounding Apple, its best days are ahead. One of my reasons for my belief is the young consumer, where the Cupertino company is building a considerable...
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Media Deal Brings Ads to Photographs

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

Consumers have gotten used to seeing digital advertisements near articles they read, before videos they watch or next to search results on the Internet. Now they will probably start seeing more ads placed on photographs. On Thursday, Vibrant Media,...
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Moving Toward A Hybrid Market

Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-20

Even as more consumers buy dedicated digital reading devices and tablets, a hybrid market for books is developing in which readers will buy both print and digital books. That was one of the main conclusions from Verso Digital’s “2011 Survey of...
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Survey: 59 Per Cent of Newspaper Readers Say Price Has Put Them Off

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

The National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) says the results of a consumer survey make an “overwhelming’” case for an Office of Fair Trading review of the newspaper and magazine industry. The survey, which was ...
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A “Conservative” Estimate: Apple Will Sell 48 Million iPads in Calendar 2012

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-18

Whether it debuts in February or in March, Apple’s hotly anticipated iPad 3 will likely raise the bar for its rivals, and perhaps further buttress a postulate All Things Digital has reported before: Consumers don’t want tablets, t ...
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New Pan Mac site targets direct-to-consumer

The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

Pan Macmillan has launched a new website at www.panmacmillan.com with the infrastructure to...
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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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Future cuts directors' pay by a quarter

Guardian – 2012-01-13

Publisher takes action in 2011 after slumping to a £19m loss but awards newly promoted senior execs with a 10% pay riseFuture Publishing cut the amount it paid directors by more than a quarter in 2011 after slumping to a £19m loss – but has...
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Future sells New York operation for $3m

Guardian – 2012-01-13

Magazine publisher Future has sold its loss-making New York division to NewBay MediaFuture Publishing has sold off its loss-making New York operation – home to magazines including Guitar World, Revolver and Guitar Aficionado – in a deal worth...
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Was ‘The Daily’ iPad magazine launched ahead of its time?

Poynter. – 2012-01-12

Reuters At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, David Brinker, The Daily’s senior vice president of business development and operations, mentioned the iPad magazine’s one-year anniversary is coming Feb. 2. Then, Lucas Shaw reports, he...
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Consumer Mag Advertising Sputters in Second Half 2011

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-11

Early PIB gains in revenue and pages negated in the third and fourth quarters.
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December retail sales up 4.1%

The Bookseller – 2012-01-10

Print book sales have “remained tough”, hit by consumer caution and growing e-book...
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The Rise of Media Quants

AdWeek – 2012-01-10

The promise of the Internet was a digital world in which the consumer was king. But in The Daily You, Joseph Turow, a professor of communications at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School, argues that today’s hypercustomized media...
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Paul Dacre's Daily Mail front page highlights the power of the editor

Guardian – 2012-01-08

Video following Stephen Lawrence verdict indicates the impact that the Leveson inquiry is having on the pressPaul Dacre may be the only newspaper editor not turning up to see Lord Justice Leveson over the next fortnight, but his 12-minute video...
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US publishers create company to monitor use of news output

Guardian – 2012-01-06

The Associated Press and 28 US news organisations are launching a company to measure the unpaid online use of their original reporting.It will also seek to convert unauthorised websites, blogs and other news-gathering services into paying...
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