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Publishing Vet Paul Conley Joins as Editorial Director

Paul Conley, a publishing vet whose experience runs the gamut from b-to-b to consumer financial journalism, is now editorial director with In this role, Conley will oversee the... | Folio Magazine – 2012-02-07

The New Yorker's David Remnick Moves Beyond the Magazine (Video)

The magazine's editor says that tablets are great, and that even phones offer new opportunities for long-form content. | AllThingsD – 2012-02-01

VIDEO: International festival of comic books

Comic book fans gather in the French city of Angouleme to celebrate the 39th international festival of comic books. | BBC News – 2012-02-01

VIDEO: Amazon expects low growth for late 2011

Amazon has been pushing into new markets with products like the Kindle e-book, but investors are worried that the expansion is coming at the expense of profits. | BBC News – 2012-01-31

Oneworld appoints managing director

Daniel Scott is to step into the newly created role of managing director at Oneworld, effective... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-30

Milbank appointed Octopus publishing director

Octopus has appointed Richard Milbank, previously non-fiction publishing director at Atlantic... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-25

Doorley new Hachette Ireland editorial director

Hachette Ireland has promoted commissioning editor Ciara Doorley to the position of editorial... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Abrams made director of Jewish Book Week

Journalist and TV researcher Hester Abrams has been appointed to the role of director of literary... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Luke appointed BIC executive director

Karina Luke has been appointed executive director of Book Industry Communication (BIC), taking up... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-10

ACE appoints new executive director, arts

Arts Council England has appointed Simon Mellor, currently the general director of the Manchester... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-04

Collegiate Times shifts publishing to Twitter, Facebook for shooting coverage

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... | Poynter. – 2011-12-09

Changes to Daggers announced as Martin wins Ellis Peters

Andrew Martin’s First World War novel The Somme Stations (Faber) has won this year’s... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-01

Twitter hires ad director from Google

Google's director of YouTube display advertising, Bruce Daisley, to be Twitter's first UK sales directorTwitter has hired Google's director of YouTube display advertising, Bruce Daisley, as its first... | Guardian – 2011-12-01

Atlantic appoints O'Keeffe as editorial director

Atlantic Books has appointed Sara O'Keeffe, currently a senior commissioning editor at Orion... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-25

Rita Lewis becomes publishing director of InStyle magazine

InStyle magazine, the IPC Southbank-owned fashion and beauty title, has named Rita Lewis as its new publishing director, effective 3 January 2012. | Media Week – 2011-11-25

VIDEO: Kerouac's 'lost' book published

American author Jack Kerouac's first ever novel, which was thought to be lost, has been published 40 years after his death. | BBC News – 2011-11-25

Giffords book describes emotional shooting struggle

Representative Gabrielle Giffords vows to return to U.S. Congress in a new book that describes her months of intense therapy and her emotional struggle to come to terms with being shot in the head at... | CBC – 2011-11-05

Tumblr Director Coatney Talks Social Strategy and Platform Monetization

Magazine publishers and editors are bombarded with social networking platforms and are constantly cultivating ideas as to how to take advantage of them to reach readers, monetize and refer traffic. | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-05

VIDEO: Terry Jones on online publishing

A new website aimed at helping authors to publish their work has been praised by author and Monty Python star, Terry Jones. | BBC News – 2011-11-04

Muhammad cartoon sparks attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo - video

The Paris offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have been destroyed by fire | Guardian – 2011-11-02

Esquire ad director Darren Singh appointed publisher of ShortList

Darren Singh, advertising director for Hearst's Esquire magazine, has been appointed publisher of ShortList. | Media Week – 2011-10-25

IPC appoints Emily Hutchings as NME publishing director

IPC Media has appointed Emily Hutchings, the current publisher of weekly titles Now and Soaplife, as publishing director of music titles NME and Uncut. | Media Week – 2011-10-24

Wolff out as Adweek editorial director Rumors about Adweek execs being unhappy with editorial director Michael Wolff first surfaced two months ago in the New York Post and have heated up since. (“He’s not being fired,” the... | Poynter. – 2011-10-18

Jobs set course forward for music, movies, books

Steve Jobs made it easy for people to entertain themselves on high-tech devices, and he unveiled gadget after gadget with an effortless touch. But away from the bright lights of the stage, Jobs was a... | – 2011-10-07

PPA appoints James Papworth as marketing director

The Professional Publishers Association (PPA), the body for UK magazine publishers, has appointed former IPC leader James Papworth as its first marketing director in three years. | Media Week – 2011-09-23

Signore new Transworld editorial director

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 20/09/2011 - 08:35 Transworld has appointed Michelle Signore, currently editor-in-chief at John Blake, to the role of editorial director.... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-20

Martin joins Kindle Million Club

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 14:24 A Game of Thrones author George RR Martin has become the latest author to sell one million copies of his books for the Amazon... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-19

River Publishing appoints new commercial director

Jacquie Duckworth, former associate publisher of Conde Nast's Easy Living, has joined River Publishing as commercial director. | Media Week – 2011-09-19

Rimmel London sponsors Glam Media in fashion week video deal

Glam Media, the women's publishing network behind, has teamed up with Rimmel London for an exclusive video partnership deal across its style sites for London Fashion Week. | Media Week – 2011-09-16

Ellis Watson appointed managing director of DC Thomson

Regional newspaper publisher DC Thomson has appointed the former Trinity Mirror boss and chief executive of Simon Cowell's entertainment company Syco as its new managing director. | Media Week – 2011-09-05

VIDEO: Amazon merger opposed

The Booksellers Association has formally opposed Amazon's attempts to merge with The Book Depository. | BBC News – 2011-09-02

In Situ Media appoints new sales director

Former Haymarket Publishing advertising director Dominic Lawrence-Jones has been appointed sales director at In Situ Media, the leisure centre advertising specialist. | Media Week – 2011-09-01

Quercus hires finance director, reshuffles board

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 30/08/2011 - 09:00 Quercus has appointed a new finance director and reshuffled its board of directors. Paul Lenton, a chartered accountant who last... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-30

Hearst Magazines group publishing director returns to IPC Media

Drew Kirkland, group publishing director for weekly women's and TV titles at Hearst Magazines UK, has been appointed publishing director for TV brands at IPC Media. | Media Week – 2011-08-24

Grant appointed World Book Day director

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 12:03 World Book Day has appointed Kirsten Grant as director, with Cathy Schofield stepping down from her position as co-ordinator... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-19

Here's What An iPad Looked Like in 1994 (Video)

A clip from 17 years ago, where a newspaper publisher predicts the rise of Apple's tablet, and the future of newspaper industry. Guess which forecast panned out? | AllThingsD – 2011-08-13

Xoogler Doug Edwards Talks About New Book on His Time at the Search Borg (Video)

"I'm Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59" is a pretty fair rendition of what it's like to be strapped to a rocket ship of a start-up. | AllThingsD – 2011-07-28

Titles by Jaycee Dugard, George R.R. Martin bolster sagging publishing industry

Jaycee Dugard's memoir, "A Stolen Life," has been zipping off bookstore shelves since its release two Tuesdays ago. Theo Puleston, 9, of Davis looks for some summer reading last week at the... | SacBee – 2011-07-25

HC hits digital Martin milestone

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 20/07/2011 - 14:45 HarperCollins sold more than 10,000 e-books of George RR Martin's A Dance with Dragons last week, its biggest digital performance... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-20

Main to join Picador as editorial director

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 19/07/2011 - 10:17 Simon & Schuster senior commissioning editor Francesca Main is leaving the publisher to become editorial director at Picador. read... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-19

Can Harry Potter cast an online spell?

J.K. Rowling's Pottermore website could be the 'next wave' in publishing, but don't count the paper book out just yet. | CBC – 2011-07-15

Neil appointed HMV commercial director

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/07/2011 - 08:50 Michael Neil, Waterstone's former commercial director, has joined HMV as its new commercial director. He has been appointed to the... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-11

Jane Macken becomes managing director of HBM

Haymarket Business Media (HBM), the UK's digital publisher of the year*, has named Jane Macken as its managing director. | Media Week – 2011-07-05

Morgan to be Arts Council libraries director

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 05/07/2011 - 09:59 Nicola Morgan is to be the libraries director at the Arts Council. Morgan is currently programme manager, sector improvement at... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-05

Rose Fenton appointed Free Word director

Publication Date: Tue, 05/07/2011 - 08:30 Free Word has appointed Rose Fenton as director of the organisation, with her first day to be 12th September. The Free Word Centre in London is a house of... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-05

Robert Newman Officially Joins Reader’s Digest as Creative Director

Robert Newman is now creative director with Reader’s Digest; he served as a consulting creative director with RD since December. | Folio Magazine – 2011-06-30

Publisher pleads with fans: No spoilers for new George R.R. Martin book

Fans of HBO's "Game of Thrones" may be grumbling about having to wait a year until next season, but for the millions who read the books on which the show is based, that may seem like a very short... | – 2011-06-29

Literacy encourages success, says former director of Ofsted

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 08/06/2011 - 09:29 An early engagement with books in the home is a core function of a child's future success, the former director of Ofsted has said.... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-08

Adam Moss Brings Photo Director Jody Quon Back to 'New York'

My, that didn't take long, did it? Sometime in the past month, while nobody was looking, departed New York magazine photography director Jody Quon quietly snuck back onto the weekly's masthead, just... | The New York Observer – 2011-06-01

Murdoch’s The Daily loses an art director recruited from NYT

The Huffington Post Gabriel Dance is the seventh staffer to leave The Daily since February’s launch. (In 2009, he was one of the “New York Times Renegades” profiled by New York magazine —... | Poynter. – 2011-05-28

Martin Amis: My father's English language

How should 'controversy' be pronounced? How are 'refute' and 'decimate' misused? Kingsley Amis's guide, The King's English, revealed all. Martin Amis celebrates his father's interest in... | Guardian – 2011-05-27

Brightcove Strikes Video Syndication Deal with AOL’s 5min Media

Brightcove, an online video platform, and 5min Media, a Web video syndication platform and division of the newly-formed AOL Group, have expanded their partnership. | Folio Magazine – 2011-05-25

Jane Pratt Named Editor/Creative Director, Style, With SAY Media

Jane Pratt, former editor-in-chief of Sassy and Jane magazines, has been named editor and creative director of style with SAY Media. In this new role, she will be acting as editor-in-chief for... | Folio Magazine – 2011-05-16

St. Martin's Prepares for Run on Book by Bin Laden's Killer

Three weeks shy of a year ago, St. Martin's Press signed up a book by a Navy SEAL Team Six sniper, chronicling how he became an elite warrior and the battle that nearly cost him his life. Today, with... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-05-02

St. Martin's Prepares for Run on Book by Seals

Three weeks shy of a year ago, St. Martin's Press signed up a book by a Navy SEAL Team Six sniper, chronicling how he became an elite warrior and the battle that nearly cost him his life. Today, with... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-05-02

The Newsweek/Daily Beast Company names Jane Harman Director

In the days after Sidney Harman’s death (due to leukemia complications) on April 13th, the media speculated who would replace him in the role of Newsweek chairman. General responses to the question... | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-22

Specific Media appoints UK publisher services director

Ad network Specific Media has appointed Fox Networks Group's Graeme Lynch as its new UK publisher services director. | Media Week – 2011-04-11

Zapd Aims for the Big Leagues With Web Publishing Mobile App (Plus Video) [eMoney]

Pressplane has launched its latest creation called Zapd, an iPhone application that allows you to build a Web site from the phone in 60 seconds. Here's the story of two very enthusiastic... | AllThingsD – 2011-04-07

Media Decoder: Self-Publisher Signs Four-Book Deal With St. Martin's

Amanda Hocking, the 26-year-old author who shot to fame by selling more than a million copies of her self-published books, has signed a deal with St. Martin's Press. | The New York Times – 2011-03-24

Five jobs go at Atlantic, including commercial director Scott

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 16:23 Atlantic Books has made five positions redundant, including commercial director Daniel Scott, a cut of around 15% to the 34-strong... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-16

Android Market e-books goes live; music and movies to follow?

By Tim Conneally, Betanews The Android Market has never had any specific ban on carrying and selling straight up text documents, and users could search through the market and find apps that were, in... | Betanews – 2011-02-25

Future appoints former investment banker Wolstenholme as director

Magazine publisher Future, owner of Total Film and Classic Rock, has appointed former media investment banker Manjit Wolstenholme as non-executive director. | Media Week – 2011-02-10

The story behind Wikileaks: Inside Julian Assange's War on Secrecy - video

The Guardian's Alan Rusbridger, David Leigh and Luke Harding on the book that charts Julian Assange and WikiLeaks' transformation from rebel hackers to global celebrities Alan RusbridgerDavid... | Guardian – 2011-01-31

Global appoints Shine Group's Thorogood as director of digital

Global Radio has appointed Christopher Thorogood to the new role of director of digital, following the departure last year of Robin Pembrooke, group director of online and interactive. | Media Week – 2011-01-13

Amazon Elects HP Palm’s Rubinstein as a Director Inc., the largest online retailer, appointed Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Jon Rubinstein to its board, adding expertise in mobile devices as it expands sales of the Kindle electronic book... | BusinessWeek – 2010-12-17

Blake Edwards dies at 88; 'Pink Panther' director was master of slapstick comedy

Writer-director Blake Edwards was also known for his legendary disputes with studio chiefs. He collaborated in film with his wife, Julie Andrews, and his movie '10' was a cinematic sensation in... | L.A. Times – 2010-12-17

Essence Magazine defends choice of white fashion director

The editor of Essence Magazine defended Wednesday her recent hiring of a white fashion director -- a first for the 40-year-old publication that celebrates black women. | Yahoo – 2010-07-29

Norwegian publishing legend joins Johnston Press as non-exec director

Johnston Press has appointed Norwegian publishing veteran Kjell Aamot as a non-executive director. | Yahoo – 2010-07-21

iBooks App Updated to Support Audio and Video Content [Apple]

# apple The iBooks app 's been updated to not only include support for audio and video content, but to also offer "substantial performance improvements when reading PDFs." The free update appears to... | Yahoo – 2010-07-19

Publisher Withdraws Martin Amis Bio After Amis Complains

The Book "was being described as an authorised biography of the celebrated novelist. | Arts Journal – 2010-07-05

This England Publishing managing director to champion print in new role

This England Publishing, part of the DC Thomson group, has appointed Neil O'Brien as managing director. | Print Week – 2010-06-17

Roger Ebert Bringing Back 'At the Movies'

Film critic Roger Ebert wrote in the Chicago Sun-Times Friday that he and his wife Chaz will soon launch a movie review television show that revives the "At the Movies" title. | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-26

AP Appoints Deputy Director of Photography

Denis Paquin, who has been national sports photo editor for The Associated Press since 2007 and worked in a variety of news photo assignments, has been appointed deputy director of photography for... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-24 Launches New Video Series

The Boston Globe on Wednesday launched a new video series on to air during peak traffic hours on weekdays. Globe Today is a minute-and-a-half take on the day's top stories and weather... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-24

The Viral Video The Book Publishing Industry Wants To Believe

What direction is the book industry heading? Penguin Group subsidiary Dorling Kindersley Books prepared this video on the "end of publishing" for a sales conference and it was reportedly such a hit... | via Yahoo! Finance – 2010-03-17

Random House Establishes Group to Write Video Game Story Content

Novels based on video games are nothing new, but Random House wants to do more than novelize existing games -- they want to have an active hand in creating them. Hence the creation of a new group... | – 2010-03-01

Mediaspectrum Names Lane a Managing Director

Mediaspectrum has hired David Lane as managing director in Europe, Middle East and Africa, where is responsible for advancing the company's efforts to transform media companies' advertising sales,... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-12

Inland Press Association Names Interim Executive Director

Inland Press Association's executive committee on Friday appointed Catherine L. Scott, the association's director of operations for the past four years, as interim executive director to work... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-04-03

MEI Releases Page Director ALS 5.4

Managing Editor Inc. has released Page Director Ad Layout System 5.4, which is optimized for compatibility with Adobe Creative Suite 4. MEI said QuarkXPress 8.0 compatibility soon also will be... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-18

Condé Nast Strikes Video Deal with Hulu

As the drumbeat for magazine publishers to start charging for online content grows louder, Condé Nast announced today a new content distribution relationship with, the online video hub... | Folio Mag – 2009-03-12

Vance Publishing Hires Thomas Fogarty as Director of Production

Vance Publishing Corporation President Peggy Walker has announced the hiring of Thomas M. Fogarty as the company’s Director of Production. His responsibilities include the production and delivery... | Centre Daily Times – 2009-03-09

Johnston Press adds video platform to its 323 regional websites

LONDON - Johnston Press is incorporating ad-supported video content across its 323 regional websites, as part of its wider strategy to expand its online video presence. | Media Week – 2009-02-26

St. Martin’s Expands KenKen Publishing Program

Earlier this month, the New York Times added a new puzzle, KenKen, to its daily paper. It was the first new puzzle the paper had introduced since the 1950s. And one U.S. publisher is poised to take... | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-26

Director of Digital Publishing Howard Owens Leaves GateHouse

NEW YORK Howard Owens has left GateHouse Media as director of digital publishing. Brad Dennison, GateHouse's current vice president of news, has been tapped to fill Owens role, according to a... | Editor & Publisher – 2009-02-25

Kodak Sells CTP Systems, Promotes Martin

Kodak sold thermal platesetters, digital plates and workflow software to newspaper printers in four states and announced a new sales chief for the market, David Martin. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-18

New York Magazine to Build Out Video Content is expected to announce tomorrow a partnership with New York magazine's to build and deploy a Web 2.0 video service. Magnify will build a custom video player and provide... | Folio Mag – 2009-02-17

Poynter Institute Names New Managing Director

Butch Ward has assumed an expanded role at The Poynter Institute as its managing director. Ward will continue to teach while leading the Institute's business departments, including marketing,... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-12

Director to publish book on making "Twilight"

"Twilight" took moviegoers on a magical trip into the world of vampires, but director Catherine Hardwicke will pierce the film's fantasy bubble in a new book detailing how it was made. | Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2009-02-04

Somali Media under Attack, Radio Director killed and other one injured

Somali Media under Attack, Radio Director killed and other one injured Hornafric Media director was shot dead to day in Mogadhu by three men armed with pistols following after when he left a meeting... | Online Journalism Review – 2009-02-04

HarperCollins’s New Format: Video Books

HarperCollins today released a video edition of What Would Google Do?, a business book by Jeff Jarvis. The video 23-minute video conveys the major themes of the book and is available on | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-03

Book Festival Director Rallies to Save Atlanta Writing Programs

Darren Wang, executive director of the Decatur Book Festival, helped establish new writing programs in Atlanta following the downsizing at the Margaret Mitchell House and Museum. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-26

Discovery mines its video vault to cash in on the Web

As users spend more time watching videos on the Internet, the clips are fast becoming an ancillary revenue stream for media companies. | International Herald Tribune – 2009-01-26

AP Provides Video Streaming to Record Millions on Inauguration Day

Brian Scanlon, AP's director of election services, said there was "unprecedented demand" for Inauguration Day services. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-22

WSJ. Magazine Names Design Director

NEW YORK, Jan. 12, 2009 -- Alex Grossman has been named design director for WSJ., the recently launched lifestyle glossy magazine from The Wall Street Journal. In this role, he will oversee all... | GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-12

Comic Book Movies That Will Save The Day In 2009

We give you a rundown of the 10 most-anticipated comic book movies of 2009, including "Dragonball Evolution," "Coraline" and, of course, "Watchmen." | Vh1 – 2009-01-08

Goodwin Resigns Glunz & Jensen Post, Remains Director

Bruce Goodwin resigns as President of Glunz & Jensen's punch-bending operations (formerly K & F Inc.) effective Jan. 1, 2009, at which time the operations will be headed by Kent Deal as general... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-18

Circulation Director or Top Circulation Executive

Directors are increasingly pessimistic about salaries in 2008, despite a slight rise in compensation, with overall company revenue playing an increasingly important role. | Folio Mag – 2008-12-04

Publishing Director Out at Entrepreneur Media

Bob Kelly is out as publishing director at Irvine, California-based Entrepreneur magazine publisher Entrepreneur Media. The position was recently eliminated, a company spokesperson confirmed with... | Folio Mag – 2008-12-04

Vijay Gomes appointed as Managing Director - Concept Media

23 November 2008 Dubai - Vijay Gomes has been promoted as Managing Director of Concept Media Concept Media which encompasses a variety of publications like magazines, directories and guides that are... | Zawya – 2008-11-23

BBC Trust expected to knock back online local video plans

Controversial plans by BBC management to launch a £68m network of local news websites with video content are expected to be rejected in their current form by the BBC Trust, based on evidence... | Guardian Unlimited – 2008-11-20

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