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FT owner Pearson reports revenue rise of 6%

Guardian – 2011-07-29

FT Group profits rise on strong growth in the digital marketPearson has reported a 7% year-on-year revenue increase at the FT Group, the division that publishes the Financial Times, as overall sales at the Penguin publisher rose 6% to £2.4bn in the...
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ShareThis Hires Adsense Vet As CEO

AdWeek – 2011-07-26

ShareThis, a widely used content sharing widget, has its sights on advertising dollars and has hired ad industry vet Kurt Abrahamson as CEO to lead the charge. Cincinnati resident Tim Schigel has run the Palo Alto-based startup since 2008; he’ll...
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Media Decoder: A Lucky Magazine Alliance With Fashion Bloggers

The New York Times – 2011-07-23

Lucky Magazine has introduced a collaborative venture with 50 bloggers that it is calling the Lucky Style Collective.
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Can Apple and Adobe Play Nice?

AdWeek – 2011-07-22

The ongoing tension between Apple and Adobe seemed to flare up again Thursday with the launch of the new Mac operating system, OS X Lion—although the situation wasn't quite as bad as it initially appeared. In the past, Apple CEO Steve Jobs has been...
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Puffin revives Price's Adventure series

The Bookseller – 2011-07-19

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 11:21 Puffin is reviving Willard Price's Adventure series, which will be penned by Henry Tumour author Anthony McGowan, after signing a deal with his estate. Publisher Amanda Punter and...
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Octopus donates to Healthy Planet

The Bookseller – 2011-07-14

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 15:10 Octopus Publishing Group has agreed to donate books to new charity venture Books For Free. The green initiative is an arm of charity Healthy Planet, which sets up pop-up shops in...
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More foreign newspapers to be published in London

Guardian – 2011-07-12

More foreign newspapers are about to be printed in London, enabling people to read them in the capital on the same morning that they are published. Three companies - Stroma, Océ and Newspaper Abroad - have formed a partnership to produce almost 100...
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Anthony Cheetham out at Atlantic, already planning new venture

The Bookseller – 2011-07-01

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Fri, 01/07/2011 - 11:46 Anthony Cheetham has left Atlantic Books and resigned as a director of the company. It is understood that Cheetham left the publisher yesterday (30th June) with a memo circulated...
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Bedford Square partners with Open Road in US

The Bookseller – 2011-06-29

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 29/06/2011 - 14:10 Open Road has entered into a partnership with Ed Victor's Bedford Square Books, making the publishing venture's list available in the US as e-books and print on demand...
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Detroit project seeks to link journalism and civic engagement

Editors Weblog – 2011-06-29

Detroit has braved huge economic and social difficulties in the past decade. With the collapse of its industry and a dramatic decline in population, newspapers have struggled to keep up with the rapidly changing city. Its two major papers, Detroit...
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Media Decoder: Politico Enters E-Book Venture With Random House

The New York Times – 2011-06-27

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How the Daily Mail protects its paper behind a digital wall

Guardian – 2011-06-26

It's delightfully different – and that is the secret of the Daily Mail digital offeringThere are two things to say about the extraordinary rise and rise of the Daily Mail's online operation. One is that with unique browsers up 82.6% in a year (to...
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JK Rowling keeps Harry Potter fans guessing over next venture

Guardian – 2011-06-21

Online campaign builds up excitement but the revelation of an eighth Harry Potter book seems unlikelyHarry Potter fans are on tenterhooks before a press conference in which JK Rowling has promised to lift the veil on her next venture.The author last...
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Kindle: Opportunity for independent publishers, journalists, and spammers alike

Editors Weblog – 2011-06-21

On Monday, Amazon announced that John Locke became the first independent author to join the ranks of those who have sold a million or more books on Amazon's Kindle. Locke published his books entirely through Amazon's self-publishing system, selling...
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Bertelsmann to close book club division

Guardian – 2011-06-16

Direct Group to cease operating as standalone division in restructure that aims to save up to €5bn over three to five yearsBertelsmann is to close the division housing its book clubs, a move that effectively spells the end of a 61-year-old business...
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Ingram opens Lightning Source Australia arm

The Bookseller – 2011-06-16

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 09:29 Ingram has opened Lightning Source Australia, its fifth international print on demand facility. Lightning Source already operates print on demand facilities at its Tennessee...
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Desmond: US OK! for sale, but no UK sell-off

Guardian – 2011-06-14

Tycoon says Time Warner has expressed interest in celebrity magazine, but he is unlikely to offload Express or Star titlesRichard Desmond has confirmed he expects to sell the US edition of OK! magazine, but is unlikely to offload his UK national...
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Kindle-only children's series launched

The Bookseller – 2011-06-13

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 09:00 Intellectual property agency 1454 has developed a new interactive children's adventure series that will be published exclusively on the Kindle worldwide. It is thought to be the...
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New children's series launched just for Kindle

The Bookseller – 2011-06-13

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 14/06/2011 - 08:50 Intellectual property agency 1454 has developed a new interactive children's adventure series that will be published exclusively on the Kindle worldwide. It is thought to be the...
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Google in Talks to Buy AdMeld for $400 Million

AdWeek – 2011-06-11

Google is in talks to buy AdMeld, a display advertising company, for $400 million, according to the New York Times. TechCrunch first reported the acquisition, but inside sources told the Times that the deal hadn’t been finalized and that...
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