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Forecasting the Impact of the Digital Content Joint Venture

Folio Mag – 2009-12-22

Next Issue Media, the joint venture between Time Inc., Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith and The News Corporation to create a common digital content format and storefront to distribute it, has attracted heavy media attention. However, beyond the five...
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Failing Diamond Minimum, Asylum Press Offers Title Direct

Publishers Wekly – 2009-04-06

Indie comics publisher Asylum Press has been forced to distribute the latest issue of its tongue-in-cheek adventure comic, Fearless Dawn, direct to retailers after the issue failed to meet Diamond Comics Distributors’ new minimum order.
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Glam Gets $10M in Private Financing

Folio Mag – 2009-04-06

Glam Media has secured $10 million in financing from Mizuho Venture Capital, a subsidiary of Japan's Mizuho Bank, the online content network announced today. It’s the company’s fifth round of financing in as many years.
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Waltham's Back Pages Books starts publishing business

The Daily News Tribune – 2009-04-02

Alex Green called his bookstore's new publishing business a "one-man show, with a lot of volunteers." Green, owner of Back Pages Books, which opened on Moody Street on 2005, started a new venture this week with the release of Back Pages Publishers...
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Local news media needs dual business models, not dueling business models

Online Journalism Review – 2009-03-13

I own and run a hyperlocal site www.sunvalleyonline.com . While we've managed to be one of the few pure-play local Internet media ventures to eke out a profit, the financial returns aren't anything to write home about.
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Seattle paper's fate to be known next week

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-12

The packing boxes arrived Wednesday at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, but its parent company still isn't saying when its last edition will roll off the presses, or whether the newspaper will live on as an Internet-only venture.
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Stephen King's agent pleased at e-book debut

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-03-04

It's not the sensation of his first effort, but Stephen King's latest e-adventure is another best-seller. King's agent, Ralph Vicinanza, said Tuesday that downloads of King's novella "UR," available only as an e-book and released to coincide with...
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Triond Unveils Innovative Online Publishing Service; Secures $1.5 Million in Funding

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-03-02

Triond, a privately held company, today officially launched its Web publishing service and announced it secured $1.5M in funding from Giza Venture Capital. Spearheaded by experts in Web software development and online revenue generation, Triond...
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6 Ways to Publish Your Own Book

Mashable – 2009-03-02

Shevonne Polastre is a freelance Technical Writer who assists companies and non-profits. She authors FreeAgentWriter , a blog about the technology world. Online self-publishing services have given users the tools they need to create, publish and...
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IV Holdings invests in Content Syndicate

AME Info – 2009-02-23

Content Syndicate has received strategic investment from Interactive Ventures Holding Company (IV Holdings), a leading Middle East venture capital firm based out of Amman, Jordan.
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Is Hulu's Heave-Ho First Salvo in Digital Content War?

TechNewsWorld.com – 2009-02-20

What Hulu giveth, Hulu taketh away. At first applauded for its openness in providing its content to other distributors, the online streaming video company -- a joint venture of NBC Universal and News Corp. -- this week pulled back that content from...
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Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to fuel publishing industry growth and encourage reading

AME Info – 2009-02-16

The 19th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), 17 - 22 March aims to increase growth opportunities in the regional publishing sector and inspire more people to enjoy reading, according to organisers Kitab, a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi...
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New York Times Editor: content does not want to be free

e-Consultancy – 2009-02-09

Facing the worst financial situation in its history and being challenged to produce more revenue from its increasingly important digital ventures, The New York Times is revisiting a tried and true business model: charging people for content.
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Trudy Corp. in Preliminary Deal with PCS Edventures

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-06

Trudy Corp., home to the Soundprints and Studio Mouse imprints, has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by the educational technology company PCS Edventures.
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Kemp Named CEO of Northstar Travel Media

Folio Mag – 2009-01-28

Former Penton CEO and Veronis Suhler Stevenson managing director Tom Kemp has been named chairman and CEO of Boston Ventures-owned Northstar Travel Media.
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NYT Co. Looks to Sell Boston Red Sox Stake

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-28

The New York Times Co. said Tuesday it has retained Goldman, Sachs & Co. as its financial advisor to explore the possible sale of its 17.75% stake in New England Sports Ventures LLC, the owner of the Boston Red Sox baseball team and its iconic...
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Astrix Faces Battles, on and Off the Page

New York Times – 2009-01-20

Two thousand years after he took on Julius Caesar and the Roman army, the pugnacious cartoon character Astérix is provoking another fight. Last week the French company Hachette Livre bought a majority stake in Albert-René, the longtime publisher...
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Asterix battles new Romans in publishing dispute

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2009-01-14

Asterix may still be fighting Roman invaders in comic strip adventures that have sold millions of copies around the world, but the plucky Gaul's author stands accused of surrender -- to commercial interests.
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New Media Venture Turns Bloggers Into Print Journalists

Wired News – 2009-01-12

A new media startup is launching a twice-daily free print newspaper in cities across the country that aggregate localized blog posts.
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Austin Ventures to buy financial publication publisher

BizJournals – 2008-12-22

Austin Ventures has reached an agreement to acquire Connecticut-based financial information publisher Asset International Inc.
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