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Trinity Mirror buys email and mobile firm Communicator Corp for £8m

Guardian – 2012-01-04

Publisher's acquisition is part of strategy to build digital marketing services business Trinity Mirror, the publisher of titles including the Daily Mirror and the People, has acquired an email and mobile communications company for £8m in cash.The...
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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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National Libraries Day website goes live

The Bookseller – 2011-12-23

The website offering resources for National Libraries Day, the national day to celebrate...
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Mail Online tops 80m monthly online browsers

Guardian – 2011-12-22

UK's most popular newspaper website hits new high, as guardian.co.uk's monthly users rise to more than 63 millionMail Online topped 80 million monthly online browsers for the first time in November in a busy news period when guardian.co.uk also...
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Times says it should have credited Techdirt for breaking news about music website

Poynter. – 2011-12-15

Techdirt Thursday, Techdirt’s Mike Masnick broke a story about the federal government finally returning the domain of a music site to its owner after seizing it last year. Friday afternoon, The New York Times published its own story… Read more
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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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Johnston Press hands new mobile ad offering to YOC

Media Week – 2011-12-13

Johnston Press, the regional publisher, has appointed mobile ad network YOC to sell advertising on its newly launched network of 211 local mobile websites.
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Collegiate Times shifts publishing to Twitter, Facebook for shooting coverage

Poynter. – 2011-12-09

The website of Virginia Tech’s independent student newspaper, The Collegiate Times, struggled with traffic as people sought information on a campus shooting Thursday. For a while, the home page redirected to a sparsely designed “breaking news”...
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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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The 2011 Eddie and Ozzie Award Winners

Folio Magazine – 2011-12-09

FOLIO:’s Eddie and Ozzie awards competition is the largest of its kind for magazine publishers. It also has the proud distinction of being the only awards event open to magazines and websites of all kinds—consumer, b-to-b, association, custom and...
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The true measure of print sales decline

Guardian – 2011-12-09

I hope to come back later to look at the latest set of ABC figures. But, for the moment, just note the totals.In the month of November, the 11 daily paid-for national titles sold an average of 8,897,221 copies a day. Just one year ago (before 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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The pros and cons of Apple's Newsstand for newspaper publishers

Editors Weblog – 2011-12-05

Taking a bite of the Apple... Are there more rewards or dangers?Apple certainly has a lot of offer new publishers, as Editor & Publisher notes in an article published today about Apple Newsstand.The article by Tim Sohn reports that newspaper...
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Redpoint Media Group unveils redesign of up! magazine and upmagazine.com

CNW – 2011-12-02

CALGARY, Dec. 1, 2011 /CNW/ - RedPoint Media Group Inc. introduces a newly designed inflight magazine and complementary website to all WestJet travellers, as part of its
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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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Publishers need advertisers to value their online readership

Guardian – 2011-11-28

The most sophisticated products, the ones able to deliver engagement and value to advertisers, are being ignoredNewspaper publishers need to quickly solve a troublesome equation. As carbon-based readership keeps dwindling, the growing legion of...
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Andrew Rashbass: 'The biggest reason we're successful is that we are lucky'

Guardian – 2011-11-27

Economist's chief executive explains how a mistake transformed his website and why he is relaxed about losing print salesAndrew Rashbass, the chief executive of the Economist group, starts by putting it down to good fortune. That's not the financial...
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Shares in magazine publisher Future fall 20% after it reports £19.3m loss

Guardian – 2011-11-24

Publisher blames torrid year on its US operations and freezes dividend until 2013Shares in Future, the publisher of magazine titles including Total Film and Metal Hammer, plunged more than 20% to a 12-year low on Thursday after the company reported...
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The Guardian puts PaidContent up for sale for $20m

Media Week – 2011-11-22

The Guardian has put its PaidContent website up for sale with a price tag of $20m (£12.7m), three years after it bought the New York-based digital publishing and events business.
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In the year of the e-book, 5 lessons from — and for — news organizations

Poynter. – 2011-11-19

Mark 2011 as the year news organizations discovered e-books. Sure, Time Magazine tried one back in 2010, but this year at least 10 other newspapers, magazines or news websites have published at least 17 electronic-only books seeking bigger… Read...
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