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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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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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New York Times Digital Subscription Numbers Grow 20 Percent

AllThingsD – 2012-02-02

The New York Times ended 2011 with 390,000 digital subscribers, up about 20 percent from its third-quarter total. Some of the new subscriptions came from the publisher's International Herald Tribune, which started digital sales last fall. The Times...
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Mediaspectrum’s Adrenalin 2.0 Offers Enhanced Analytics, Android Compatibility

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-26

Mediaspectrum, a “cloud computing platform,” has released a 2.0 version of its Adrenalin tool, which allows publishers to create customized apps, integrated with advertising and subscription systems.
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Apple's iBooks Author EULA is more and less evil than you think

Betanews – 2012-01-23

There's a strange concept in marketing that no publicity is really bad. If people talk about you, it broadly raises brand awareness. People eventually forget the bad news but not the brand. Who remembers last year's furor over Apple's onerous...
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Pearson reveals profit upgrade and predicts 10% boost in full-year earnings

Guardian – 2012-01-19

Financial Times publisher says it earned £2bn in digital revenues last year and £600m from emerging marketsPearson, the owner of the Financial Times and book publisher Penguin, announced a profit upgrade and now expects full-year earnings to be up...
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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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Harry Potter magic helps Bloomsbury Publishing to bumper Christmas

Guardian – 2012-01-16

Sales of ebooks up 38% thanks to bestsellers such as Heston at Home and Harry Potter box setBloomsbury Publishing has reported a bumper Christmas with sales of ebooks up 38%, thanks to bestsellers such as Heston at Home and the Harry Potter box...
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The Sun Newspaper Going Premium In Mobile App For £4.99 A Month

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-13

The UK’s highest-circulating newspaper may not yet be going ahead with web fees but it has introduced a subscription smartphone app, priced £4.99 ($7.65) a month. News International’s mass-market The Sun launched on ...
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Barnes & Noble offers Nook discounts

Boston.com – 2012-01-10

Barnes & Noble said Monday it will offer its e-reader devices at a discount if buyers purchase a digital subscription to People magazine or The New York Times.
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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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100 Italian newspapers facing closure

Guardian – 2012-01-03

Up to 100 newspaper titles in Italy are facing closure because of the government's subsidy cuts - down from €170m a year to €53m (£142/£44m). The include Liberazione, a communist daily; L'Unita, the paper founded by Antonio Gramsci; Il...
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iPads and Kindles force newspapers further away from print

Guardian – 2011-12-25

Economics of the digital world are only too evident to the press as handheld devices strike a death knell for old business modelsA million iPads and Kindles may have been unwrapped on Sunday – according to tentative analyst estimates – an influx...
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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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Vogue launches online archive of every American issue in its 119-year history

Guardian – 2011-12-16

The 400,000 images no doubt constitute the world's most glamorous picture library – but subscription comes at a priceIn 1988, when the printers received the image for the November issue of American Vogue – the first under a new editor – they...
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High Country News sends out surprisingly truthful press release

Poynter. – 2011-12-14

One of the more unusual — and honest — press releases comes today from Colorado’s High Country News. The magazine announced a change to its subscriptions that allow full subscribers access to its website, a new digital edition and premium… Read...
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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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Gannett plans to erect paywalls as Chicago title starts charging

Guardian – 2011-12-08

Paywalls are going up at scores of US newspapers. The largest publisher, Gannett, has announced plans to charge online users from early next year.The Chicago Sun-Times and its 39 affiliated suburban titles - owned by a group of investors - will...
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Consumer Reports Bundles iPad Sub with Print Edition

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-01

Consumer Reports is joining the ranks of publishers offering iPad subscriptions bundled at no extra cost to its print subscribers, beginning with its January 2012 issue, set to hit newsstands next week.
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Economist publisher boosts profits after digital-only subscribers top 100,000

Guardian – 2011-11-28

Publisher of the Economist reports 6% increase in operating profits to £26.2m as ad revenue grows by 12%The publisher of the Economist has reported a 6% year-on-year increase in operating profits to £26.2m in the first half of 2011, thanks to a...
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