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In Amanda Knox Tale, a Delicate Bet for Publishers

The New York Times – 2012-02-14

Amanda Knox at the appeal of her murder conviction in Perugia, Italy. She spent nearly four years in jail before being freed.
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Researchers Boycott Elsevier Journal Publisher

The New York Times – 2012-02-14

More than 5,700 researchers are denouncing the pricing policies of the journal publisher Elsevier in a growing furor over open access to the fruits of scientific research.
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Activision's Hirshberg Says as CEO His Call of Duty is to Take Creative Risks

AllThingsD – 2012-02-11

Activision Publishing's CEO Eric Hirshberg said as the maker the most successful first-shooter, Call of Duty, it was a risk bringing a children's game to market. But Skylanders: Spryo's Adventure has been totally worth it.
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Amazon's Kindle Ice Queen Is Back, Now With a Couple of Kids

AdWeek – 2012-02-10

After seeing Samsung's spirited swing at Apple users, Amazon's continuing anti-Apple pandering just feels weak. The new ad for the Kindle Fire pits a dorky, single iPad user against a Kindle-reading mom in a bikini—the same ice queen from the 2010...
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Billionaires are Investing in Australian Newspaper Publishers

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-10

Billionaire Gina Rinehart recently invested $146 million in Fairfax Media, the publisher of the Sydney Morning Herald and the Financial Review . Known as the "Iron Lady," Rinehart is the heir of mining magnate Lang Hancock and is believ ...
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Cheetham's Head of Zeus lines up launch list

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Anthony Cheetham's latest publishing start-up, Head of Zeus, will publish 24 titles between...
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H&S to publish Holocaust survivor memoirs

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Hodder & Stoughton has acquired the memoirs of Sam Pivnik, one of the few living British...
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i boosts circulation by nearly 10%

Guardian – 2012-02-10

Daily up month on month to 240,000 with the help of TV advertising campaignAlexander Lebedev's 20p daily i boosted its headline circulation by nearly 10% month on month in January to more than 240,000 with the help of a TV advertising campaign.The...
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Kickstarter Raises $600K for Web Comic, but ‘Ashes’ Is Threatened

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-10

Crowd-funding, the technical term for fund-raising sites like Kickstarter.com, has been an increasingly popular way for cartoonists to raise money to publish independent comic and graphic novel projects. While Kickstarter has just hit a new high...
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Orion nets Guardiola biog

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Orion will publish the biography of FC Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola. Non-fiction publisher...
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Paravion Press: Hand-making Books from a Cave in Greece

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-10

In a time when digital and print-on-demand technology are streamlining how books are created and delivered, Paravion Press believes there still is a market for well-crafted, hand-made books. “Paravion hopes to keep hold of a patch of turf for the...
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Penguin halts e-books sales to libraries

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-10

(02-09) 18:55 PST NEW YORK, (AP) -- Penguin Group (USA), which publishes such best-sellers as Kathryn Stockett's "The Help" and "Elizabeth Gilbert's "Eat, Pray, Love," has stopped selling e-books to libraries. Simon &...
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Piano Media, Group Paywalls and Lessons From TV Subscriptions

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-10

Tomáš Bella likes thinking big. The CEO of Piano Media, the Slovakian company that is building a consortium of 12 publishers and 50 sites in eastern Europe using its paywall technology, wants publishers to charge readers for onl ...
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Publishing Community Reacts to Zane Interview

Media Bistro – 2012-02-10

Our interview with erotica pioneer Zane sparked several debates Wednesday. Should authors get higher royalties for handling their own marketing? Does an African-American section in bookstores hinder or help sales? Read the full interview and share...
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Salman Rushdie Gets a Soundtrack

Media Bistro – 2012-02-10

This week Booktrack released a Salman Rushdie story with a soundtrack played by the New Zealand Orchestra. In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), we spoke with Brooke Geahan, the vice president of the app-based publisher. The...
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Sizzle, Sizzle... Fizzle, Fizzle...

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-10

The more things change, the more they stay the same”—the old saw describes the state of Christian fiction in 2012. Try to spot inspirational fiction trends for spring, and you could get run over by an Amish buggy. But could the bonnet craze be...
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Tess Macleod Smith joins Net-a-Porter

Media Week – 2012-02-10

The Net-a-Porter Group has hired Tess Macleod Smith as its new group publishing director.
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The Value Of a Book

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-10

How much money is a book really worth? Is it the $25 to $30 publishers typically ask for the hardcover edition? Is it the discounted price plus shipping that an online retailer charges? What if there’s only a Kindle edition you can buy, for 99...
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Under the Covers: Harlequin’s Images of Romance

BusinessWeek – 2012-02-10

From 'The Manatee' in 1949 through images of Fabio and the just-issued 'Once Upon a Valentine,' Harlequin has published memorable covers
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Cape to publish unfinished Patrick White novel

The Bookseller – 2012-02-09

Jonathan Cape will publish the unfinished novel The Hanging Garden by Australian author Patrick...
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