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Hearst Ups Equity Interest in Fitch Group to 50 Percent

Folio Magazine – 2012-02-10

Hearst Corporation has upped its equity interest in global credit ratings agency Fitch Group again, adding an additional 10 percent. The transaction, valued at $177 million, brings Heart’s total equity interest to 50 percent.
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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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Wall Street Journal rapped over climate change stance

Guardian – 2012-02-02

Leading scientists, including climate change experts, complain about opinion piece akin to 'dentists practising cardiology'The Wall Street Journal has received a dressing down from a large group of leading scientists for promoting retrograde and...
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The Economist's Chinese competition

Guardian – 2012-01-30

The Economist has introduced a weekly section devoted to the coverage of China. In a leader announcing the move, the magazine said it is the first time since 1942 - when the US section was introduced - that it is dedicating an entire section to a...
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Why do smartphone owners buy tablets?

Betanews – 2012-01-26

For a company which business depends on collecting data, Google sure was slow tabulating its report on smartphone usage. The study is available today, but the data is already outdated given strong holiday e-book reader and tablet sales and global...
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33Across Acquires Publishing Data Gold Mine Tynt

AdWeek – 2012-01-25

Facebook may be the biggest social network on the planet, but social ad targeting firm 33Across says it now has the distinction of managing the world’s largest social and interest graph. The company was set to announce today that it has acquired...
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Atlantic Media Taps Editor-in-Chief for New Global Business Brand

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-20

The Atlantic Media Company names Kevin Delaney as editor-in-chief of its still untitled digital global business brand. Delaney brings over a decade of experience at The Wall Street Journal to this developing role.
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S&S buys three novels from 'global' Desai

The Bookseller – 2012-01-20

Simon & Schuster is to publish two new novels by Kishwar Desai, along with a re-release of...
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vjoon’s Alliance with Adobe® in Tablet Publishing Pays Off for Customers

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-19

vjoon®, a leading provider of cross-media publishing platforms and a global Adobe Digital Publishing Suite (DPS) reseller, announces that vjoon customers such as Condé Nast, National Geographic, Reader’s Digest, Red Bull, ...
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How to make money from digital news

Guardian – 2012-01-18

There is still cash to be made from journalism when the presses stop rollingAdvertising still dominates the newspaper revenue model. Depending upon the particular country, it is not uncommon to see print dailies getting 70% to 80% of their revenue...
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FT Launches Initiative to Showcase ‘Bigger’, ‘Faster’ and ‘Smarter’ Ad Campaigns

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-17

LONDON: 17 JANUARY 2012: The FT today unveils a global market-leading initiative created to ensure advertisers are getting the maximum return on their marketing investments. The initiative includes a video presentation demonstrating how advertising...
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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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How the FT and NYT aim to make paywalls pay

Guardian – 2012-01-09

The two newspapers are working hard at converting readers to the digital paid-for modelEvery newspaper, magazine or website is working on a paywall of sorts and closely monitoring what everyone else is doing. In almost every news company, execs are...
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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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E-book prices spark battle between publishers, retailers

CBC – 2011-12-17

The issue of e-book prices has sparked a global controversy as publishers lock horns with book retailers over how much consumers should pay.
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Jobs Bio a Global Hit: International Bestsellers December 2011

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-16

A few days after Amazon announced that the Steve Jobs biography was its top-selling book of 2011 (combined print and e-book sales), the book debuted on bestseller charts around the world, including the three countries highlighted this month. Steve...
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'Liberating' new imprint from Palgrave Macmillan

The Bookseller – 2011-12-15

Palgrave Macmillan is to launch a global imprint which it claims will "liberate"...
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Will Android apps be worth the effort for developers in 2012?

Guardian – 2011-12-14

iPhone making more money says Flurry, but fortune may favour the multi-platform braves next yearWhy are so many notable apps still only available for iPhone (and iPad) rather than Android? It's a state of affairs that has sparked controversy on our...
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Pearson to sell FTSE stake for £450m

Guardian – 2011-12-12

Financial Times and Penguin owner Pearson to sell 50% stake in FTSE International group in shift from financial dataPearson is to sell its 50% stake in the FTSE International group to the London Stock Exchange for £450m in cash.The company, owner...
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BBC Short Story Award to accept global entries in 2012

The Bookseller – 2011-12-09

The BBC's award for short fiction is to turn international for one year to celebrate the...
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