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Google unveils mobile-formatted news magazine Currents

Betanews – 2011-12-09

Google on Thursday officially launched Google Currents, a news reading application for Android and iOS-based smartphones and tablets, and publishing backend for content producers. Similar in concept to Flipboard, Zite or any of the dozens of "iPad...
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What do lad mags and rapists have in common?

Guardian – 2011-12-09

A new study reveals the public find it hard to differentiate between the language used by convicted sex offenders and mainstream magazines"Go and smash her on a park bench." Are these the words of a sex offender or those printed in one of the UK's...
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Working Mother

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-09

Ozzie Winner: Best Redesign, Consumer For 32 years, Working Mother has served as a guide for an audience walking the personal and professional line. In that time, it has seen its readership, and its business model, evolve.
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Papers to give up print on Mondays in favour of online reading

Guardian – 2011-12-08

One of America's largest newspaper publisher, MediaNews Group, has come up with an intriguing cost-saving plan.Three of its daily titles will stop publishing in print on Mondays later this month and take down paywalls on that day to enable readers...
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CWA to launch readers' initiative

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) is to launch a new initiative, the Crime Readers...
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Facebook Wants Writers and Famous People to Promote Its New Subscribe Feature

AllThingsD – 2011-12-07

Facebook will "imminently" launch a plugin for publishers and public figures to ask their readers to subscribe on Facebook directly from their own Web sites.
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Flipboard Comes to the iPhone

AdWeek – 2011-12-07

Flipboard, the popular newsreading startup, is taking its first step beyond the iPad—it announced plans to launch its iPhone app today. Normally, there's nothing unusual about a startup launching an iPhone app. Flipboard is a bit different, because...
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PPA demonstrates the power of magazine ads with Magnify

Media Week – 2011-12-07

Advertising is an integral part of the magazine experience, and readers are as aware of them as they are editorial, and almost as likely to respond to them as they would a feature, according to the latest industry research.
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W H Smith supports Asda's Kobo move

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

W H Smith has backed rival retailer Asda's move to join WHS in selling Kobo e-readers. The...
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Asda to sell Kobo e-readers

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

Asda will begin selling the Kobo wireless e-reader for £67 this Friday (9th December). The...
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Oh the irony! Readers launch campaign to save a newspaper on Facebook

Guardian – 2011-12-06

I attended a breakfast lecture this morning - at the Savoy, since you ask - about the ongoing transition from print to online. I accepted the Chatham House rules so I can't go into details.However, the excellent speaker illustrated how, if...
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Are publishers putting the squeeze on bloggers?

Guardian – 2011-12-05

There are worrying signs from some quarters that online reviewers are being held to much stricter terms than traditional journalists receiving review copiesLast month Sam Jordison asked here if broadsheet book reviews were "bland, boring and...
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Daunt: Waterstone's should be choice of 'serious reader'

The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

Waterstone's m.d. James Daunt has called Amazon a "ruthless, money-making devil",...
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Orion to extend early reader coverage for 2012

The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

Orion is to extend its early reader series after achieving sales of 1.3 million units for the...
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Crisis? What crisis? Newspaper publishers still see a future for print

Guardian – 2011-12-02

I spoke at a Limerick University conference yesterday entitled Regional newspapers in crisis?The conference organisers cleverly hedged their bets by appending that question mark. I removed it by asserting that there most definitely is a crisis....
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NRS to launch combined print and online readership figures

Media Week – 2011-12-02

The NRS will publish its first estimates for the combined offline and online readership of newspaper and magazine brands in spring 2012.
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Usborne seeks "boutique" publishing boost

The Bookseller – 2011-12-02

Usborne is focusing on series and younger readers to help grow its fiction sales in the coming...
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Barnes & Noble expects to sell millions of Nooks, but quarterly loss sends stock tumbling

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-12-01

Barnes & Noble said Thursday it plans to invest more heavily in its Nook e-book reader and digital media, even as it reported a third-quarter loss as sales of physical books continued to decline.
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Community marriage: Spot.Us merges with the Public Insight Network

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-01

The community-funded news platform Spot.Us announced this week that it has been acquired by the Public Insight Network (PIN).Spot.Us is site that allows readers to make microdonations towards journalism stories. The site displays journalist's...
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Kobo 2012 Book Club Launches - Offered for Free with Purchase of the Kobo eReader Touch Edition

CNW – 2011-12-01

There's Never Been a Better Time to Buy: Popular Kobo Touch eReaders Now Offer Even More Value - Include a Free Book Every Month
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