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Novelties: Online Textbooks Aim to Make Science Leap From the Page

The New York Times – 2011-12-18

An interactive graphic in “Principles of Biology,” an electronic textbook from Nature Publishing, teaches students about the symptoms of a stroke.
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Are long and short form writing mutually exclusive?

Poynter. – 2011-12-17

In today’s publishing world, Twitter and the blogosphere are the new breeding grounds for many book authors, yet some writers express frustration when trying to strike a balance between the demands of both short and long writing. Some simply bow…...
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Christopher Hitchens' first loyalty was to the truth

L.A. Times – 2011-12-17

Agree with him or not, it was impossible not to be stirred by Christopher Hitchens' willingness to stake out unpopular positions and to say things that others weren't willing to say. Even near the end of his life, Hitchens had a coldblooded...
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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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Author Russell Hoban dies; wrote kids' 'Frances' books, post-apocalyptic 'Riddley Walker'

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-12-16

LONDON -- Russell Hoban, the prolific fantasy and children's author perhaps best known for "Riddley Walker," a post-apocalyptic novel that relied on a language he created, has died, his publisher said Thursday.
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Baking brothers rise to the occasion for Headline

The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

Headline has bought world rights to cookery book The Fabulous Baker Brothers. Deputy publishing...
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Digital marketeers set for busy Christmas Day

The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

Publishers are planning to up their marketing campaigns over the crucial festive period,...
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Final volume from Patrick Leigh Fermor

The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

John Murray is to publish a posthumous book by travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor, who died in...
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More Greg Hughes for Quercus

The Bookseller – 2011-12-16

Quercus has acquired a second book by prize-winning YA author Greg Hughes, with plans to publish...
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New York Times CEO Janet Robinson Steps Down; No Replacement Named

AllThingsD – 2011-12-16

New York Times CEO Janet Robinson is stepping down after a seven-year run. The company says it will conduct a job search for her replacement and that, in the interim, publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr. will handle her duties as well as his own. The...
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NYT CEO Janet Robinson to step down

Guardian – 2011-12-16

NYT chairman and publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr to be interim chief executive when Robinson retires at end of 2011New York Times chief executive Janet Robinson is to step down after seven years, but will receive $4.5m (£2.9m) to stay on for 12...
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The Amazon Workaround

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-16

Fear that Amazon will come to dominate the bookselling market is nothing new in the publishing industry. But last week, as booksellers continued to decry the company’s price check app (which could be used to access prices on booksellers’ sideline...
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Trinity restructures regionals for digital push

Media Week – 2011-12-16

Trinity Mirror has restructured the management structure across its regional division and is creating 20 new digital positions as it looks to increase its focus on digital publishing and streamline its reporting structure.
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Faber to publish Cowell biography

The Bookseller – 2011-12-15

Faber is to publish a "definitive" biography of entertainment mogul Simon Cowell by...
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Fashion books: From brain food to eye candy

Chicago Tribune – 2011-12-15

If fashion is a candy store, publishers are the kids running wild in it. The result is a selection of coffee-table books for holiday giving that alternate between deeply satisfying and a fun sugar rush.
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Flipboard adds 1M subscribers: Good lesson for iPad apps

GigaOM – 2011-12-15

For Flipboard, making the move to the smaller screen of the iPhone seems to have been a risk well worth taking; the personalized news delivery service has already added 1 million new users since the iPhone app launched. It's a good lesson for iOS...
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Glam Media moves closer to IPO, filing seen in Q2

Reuters – 2011-12-15

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Glam Media, the women's lifestyle online publishing and advertising company, is close to selecting bankers to lead an initial stock offering slated for 2012, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Graphic book reimagines key time in Steve Jobs' life

Reuters – 2011-12-15

(Reuters) - Another new book about late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs is hitting bookshelves next month, this one a graphic narrative exploring the innovator's spiritual development, the publishers announced on Wednesday.
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High school newspaper’s article on homosexuality won’t be posted online

Poynter. – 2011-12-15

The Blade The student newspaper at Sylvania Northview High School near Toledo published an opinion package called “A deeper look into homosexuality,” with five columns stating varying views on homosexuality and a poll. Principal Steve Swaggerty...
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Kristen Baldwin on Bringing EW to Tablets: 'We really wanted to wait until we got it right'

Media Bistro – 2011-12-15

Video: Entertainment Weekly's executive editor says rushing into the tablet field too early could be a mistake for publishers, and gives the key to writing EW's signature punchy blurbs. Kristen Baldwin on Bringing EW to Tablets: 'We really wanted to...
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