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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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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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Sherborne start for Winstone indie venture

The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

Wayne Winstone, former head of children's books for Ottakar's and Waterstones and...
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HuffPost Book Club Goes Live

Media Bistro – 2012-01-09

The HuffPost Book Club is now live, as readers around the globe discuss The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht. In this encore edition of the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), Huffington Post Books editor Andrew Losowsky discussed how writers and readers can...
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A more digital focus for Sun-Times Media after purchase by Chicago investors?

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-23

A local investment group is buying up Sun-Times Media for over $20 million in a move that may bring more digital focus to the media company. The Chicago Sun-Times, one of the papers owned by Sun-Times Media, announced the deal, which was previewed...
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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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HuffPost Book Club on the Menu

Media Bistro – 2011-12-16

Today on the Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), Huffington Post Books editor Andrew Losowsky discussed how writers and readers can get involved in the site's newest venture. Losowsky explained how HuffPost Book Club will work. The social reading...
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Outbrain raises $35M for content discovery platform

GigaOM – 2011-12-14

Outbrain, a content discovery platform that helps online publishers drive engagement, has raised $35 million in a Series D round led by Index Ventures with participation from existing investors Carmel Ventures and Lightspeed Venture Partners. That...
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The Art of Reading

Slate – 2011-12-08

1861: The Civil War Awakening, by Adam Goodheart The most brilliant passage I read this year was about beards. Specifically, about the beards that American men wore before the Civil War—John Brown beards, Old Testament beards, perhaps the greatest...
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Newspaper owners team up in deal-finding venture

Boston.com – 2011-11-18

A group of newspaper publishers and other media companies are teaming up to sell more advertising aimed at people looking for online deals.
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Media firms' ad venture targets online deals

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-11-17

ONLINE DEALS Media firms in ad venture A group of newspaper publishers and other media companies, including The Chronicle's parent, Hearst Corp., are teaming up to sell more advertising targeting people looking for...
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Spotzot Secures $2.2 Million for Mobile Coupon Network

AllThingsD – 2011-11-17

Santa Clara, Calif.-based Spotzot, which aggregates coupons, daily deals and other online promotions, has raised $2.2 million in capital. The company's first round was led by Cervin Ventures, Inventus Capital Partners and TiE-Silicon Valley Angels....
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Callaway Digital Arts talks book-apps, brands and edutainment

Guardian – 2011-11-16

Chief executive Rex Ishibashi on exploring the crossover between digital books and video gamesThe world of book-apps is a crowded place, with traditional publishers jostling with developers and startups (and sometimes collaborating with them) to...
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Paolini eyes sci-fi for next venture

The Bookseller – 2011-11-10

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 10/11/2011 - 09:00 Christopher Paolini is likely to turn his hand to science fiction for his next work, as the final book in his epic Inheritance Cycle series is published this week. The series has...
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Adobe Buys Ad-Platform Auditude

AdWeek – 2011-11-02

Adobe is buying Auditude, an online video ad-platform. The deal lets Adobe monetize its video publishing tools, according to ZDNet, by integrating Auditude’s ad server with its digital marketing. The deal is the latest move into web advertising...
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Moving Quickly At Bettie Youngs Books

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-28

When talking business with Bettie Youngs, publisher of Bettie Youngs Books, you’ll quickly get an idea of the scale of her ambition, as you’ll hear a lot of numbers. She wrote her first book in graduate school and has since authored 36 books, and...
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Spielberg's 'Tintin' will open in Europe two months before U.S.

L.A. Times – 2011-10-27

Paramount Pictures and Sony Pictures decided to release 'The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn' in Europe first because the comic book series is popular there but is unknown to most U.S. moviegoers.It has already had star-studded,...
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‘Kill Shakespeare’ Invited To Sundance

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-21

In July 2009, PW met informally with two former independent film producers just outside the chaotic exhibition floor of the San Diego Comic-Con to hear about a comics project with the provocative title of Kill Shakespeare. Since that meeting, Kill...
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Cheetham to launch Head of Zeus next summer

The Bookseller – 2011-10-21

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 21/10/2011 - 08:25 Anthony Cheetham will unveil his new publishing company, Head of Zeus, in the summer of next year, with a biography of Catherine the Great by Robert K Massie bought from Random...
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Somper sets up author training company

The Bookseller – 2011-10-21

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 21/10/2011 - 11:35 Vampirates author and long-time children's book publicist Justin Somper has set up Author Profile, a training company aimed at helping authors navigate the media and social...
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