The Washington Post – 2012-04-21
Some pity, please, for the family of journalist A.J. Jacobs, whose monomaniacal book stunts must create the kind of domestic unrest that used to exist only in Kaufman-and-Hart plays.
“Mommy, why did Daddy snarl at me when I interrupted his reading?” “Because he’s trying to get through the entire Encyclopedia Britannica, and he’s only as far as Balzac.” “Mommy, why is Daddy wearing a long beard and smelling like road kill?” “Hush, sweetie, he’s obeying the proscriptions of...
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Reuters – 2012-02-11
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) - Nine months before he was sued by his former illustrator for payments over their "Walking Dead" comic book and the TV show it spawned, Robert Kirkman made a joke he probably...
Folio Magazine – 2012-02-09
Stora Enso has announced a restructuring plan that aims to cut costs in its annual magazine paper operation by about $63.6 million by third quarter 2013, with the goal of improving efficiency and...
The Bookseller – 2012-02-07
Hachette parent company Lagardere has reported a 5.9% fall for net sales in its Publishing...
The Bookseller – 2012-01-26
Matteo Berlucchi, chief executive of the social e-retailer Anobii, has urged publishers to drop...
SacBee – 2012-01-24
Jack Gantos' "Dead End in Norvelt" has won the John Newbery Medal for the best children's book of 2011. Chris Raschka's "A Ball for Daisy" won the Randolph Caldecott award for best illustrated story.
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...
The Bookseller – 2011-12-08
Sales and profit have fallen in the last year at book wholesaler Gardners but the company said it...
CNW – 2011-11-18
Multiplatform Content Initiative Will Include a Magazine with a Targeted Circulation of over 400,000 Copies
The Bookseller – 2011-11-08
Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 10:15 Lagardère Publishing has reported a net sale decrease of 2.5% on a like-for-like basis in its third quarter, attributing the...
The New York Times – 2011-10-18
Jim Lee, co-publisher of DC Entertainment, showcases the graphic novel "Superman: Earth One" on the Kindle Fire.
Reuters – 2011-09-28
LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Bloomsbury Publishing, home to the Harry Potter books in Britain, launched its first purely digital imprint on Wednesday which it said would bring out-of-print titles...
The Bookseller – 2011-09-27
Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 10:33 Quercus saw an inevitable downturn in sales in the first half of 2011 after its Stieg Larsson enhanced 2010 numbers, but still...
The Bookseller – 2011-09-15
Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 09:00 French publishers Albin Michel, Flammarion and Gallimard have confirmed they have dropped charges against Google for...
EContent Magazine – 2011-09-12
Posted in ArticleIt's hard to know what to think about the state of publishing. Every other day someone is declaring the book to be dead -- and in between, there is someone rebutting the doomsday...
PC World – 2011-09-09
Three French publishers have dropped lawsuits against Google alleging that the company infringed their copyright.
The Bookseller – 2011-09-08
Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 09:00 French publishers Albin Michel, Flammarion and Gallimard appear to be dropping charges against Google for digitising...
Folio Magazine – 2011-08-30
Despite the decline of paper product use among publishers, prices for paper havent fallen the way many hoped they would. Some say that this is the result of demand meeting supply, while others...
Media Week – 2011-08-18
BBC Top Gear Magazine has increased its dominance among the automotive titles by virtue of holding sales steady while rivals fell, with Bauer's Car down 13.5%.
San Jose Mercury News – 2011-08-17
Kepler's Books owner, others to gather in Palo Alto today in solidarity against Amazon's tax fight.
Reuters – 2011-08-06
TORONTO, Aug 5 (Reuters) - Shares of Yellow Media Inc slid again on Friday after analysts cut their price targets on the Canadian phone directory publisher, which is struggling to make a transition...
Poynter. – 2011-07-19
Folio Magazine – 2011-07-15
Reasons why explored at Yale Publishing Conference.
The Bookseller – 2011-07-14
Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 10:06 Revenues at Bertrams have fallen 7.5% on a like for like basis, its parent company Smiths News has said. In a trading statement...
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...
Publishers Weekly – 2011-07-08
Unit sales of print books sold through outlets measured by Nielsen BookScan fell 10.2%, to 307.1 million, in the first six months of 2011 ended July 3. The decline comes as no surprise as e-book...
Poynter. – 2011-07-07
Romenesko Misc. The Bill Lane Center for the American West at Stanford University has just published an analysis of rural newspapers that tracks the growth of that media category, from Bostons...
The Bookseller – 2011-07-07
Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 07/07/2011 - 09:02 WH Smiths like-for-like sales have dropped 4%, but the bookseller remains "confident" about its final year results, it said...
The Bookseller – 2011-06-27
Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 27/06/2011 - 08:34 A green charity offering books for free aims to open an outlet in every town in the UK, and has called on publishers to donate...
L.A. Times – 2011-06-17
Kindles are convenient, but they just aren't as good as books.Several weeks into December last year, my parents suggested I might like a Kindle for Christmas.
The Bookseller – 2011-05-31
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 31/05/2011 - 14:18 Journalist and Pluto Books author Syed Saleem Shahzad has been found dead near Islamabad, after going missing on Sunday (29th...
The Bookseller – 2011-05-19
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 19/05/2011 - 09:15 The percentage of e-book purchases has dropped back from the high of the post-Christmas period, falling to 2.5% of all book...
Media Week – 2011-05-17
Yell Group, the indebted directories publisher, has reported pre-tax profits slipped 5.7% to £66.3m in the 12 months to the end of March.
The New York Times – 2011-05-06
A $5 million lawsuit against Simon & Schuster over a book by former President Jimmy Carter was dropped by the plaintiffs on Thursday, three months after it was filed. The plaintiffs in the...
Guardian – 2011-05-05
The owner of a Brazilian newspaper, Valerio Nascimento, was shot in the back and killed by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday, designated as World Press Freedom Day.Nascimento had published only four...
Boston.com – 2011-04-21
The publisher of The New York Times and 17 other daily newspapers says its first-quarter earnings fell 58 percent because of a decline in print advertising revenue.
Guardian – 2011-04-14
A Brazilian journalist who had received several death threats was shot dead on Saturday while eating in a restaurant.Luciano Pedrosa, who worked for Metro FM and Vitoria TV in Vitoria de Santo Antao,...
The Bookseller – 2011-04-13
Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 09:26 Sales at wholesaler Bertrams dropped 3% in the last six months, with library sales down 25%. But strong international sales and a...
The Bookseller – 2011-03-10
Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:18 Profits at Hachette Livre fell almost 17% in 2010, a year in which the company's revenues "returned to normal" following the...
San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-02-08
(02-08) 07:04 PST Sacramento, Calif. (AP) -- Newspaper publisher McClatchy is reporting a 42 percent drop in fourth-quarter earnings, hurt by a decline in revenue and rising interest expenses on its...
Folio Magazine – 2011-02-04
New York--There was a question during the morning session today at the Media Dealmakers Summit that crystallized what a lot of people are thinking about the future. "Are tablets and e-readers the...
Folio Magazine – 2011-01-27
While magazine Web sites are starting to take a back seat to other channels that reach readers on a daily basis (such as Facebook and Twitter) they remain the centerpiece for many publishers' digital...
Reuters – 2011-01-22
Rubbishing those who hail the digital age as the end for books, publishing industry players and best-selling authors on Saturday hailed a new dawn for publishing, with India's voracious readers at...
Guardian – 2011-01-20
Celebrity chef's book Jamie's 30-Minute Meals is huge seller for PearsonJamie Oliver is helping Financial Times publisher Pearson to serve up record profits following the success of the celebrity...
Editors Weblog – 2011-01-18
A few answers have started to emerge about the effect of paid online content, said The New York Times yesterday. The paper looked at what it describes as "Steven Brill's Journalism Online...
CBC – 2011-01-06
A new edition of Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer will replace the n-word with "slave" in an effort to boost acceptance of the books.
The New York Observer – 2010-12-29
Digital sales dropped for every magazine that provides provide subscription data to the American Bureau of Circulation, reports WWD's MemoPad.
The New York Observer – 2010-12-17
Google traded the standard keyboard's Caps Lock key for a Search key on the new CR-8 notebook released last week. If you ask us, it's hard to say if this is a good move or not. Pressing the Search...
New York Times – 2010-07-18
Mr. Junco, Hello magazines founder and publisher, presided over his familys multimillion-dollar publishing empire.
San Jose Mercury News – 2010-07-12
CLEVELAND (AP) Comic book writer Harvey Pekar, whose "American Splendor" was made into a 2003 film starring Paul Giamatti, was found dead in his home early Monday, authorities said.
Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-01
Matthew Harrison Petersohn, who founded the Progress Newspapers chain of weeklies in suburban Philadelphia, has died, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
AP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-30
AMC network says it's bringing the popular "Walking Dead" comic book to TV as a live-action series set to debut in October.
Reuters – 2010-03-26
Reuters - Four dead authors have made a shortlist of six writers whose books are being considered for a "lost" Booker Prize that dates back 40 years.
EARTHtimes.org – 2010-03-20
Bogota - A newspaper publisher known for his attacks on corruption and nepotism in Colombia has been shot dead, news reports said Saturday....
Folio Mag – 2010-02-28
By now, the painful ritual is all-too-familiar: Youre at ad close and pages are below budget once again. To preserve margins, you must cut costs. But how much and where?
Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-24
Former The Associated Press reporter LeRoy W. Tillman Jr., who covered the city of Washington for more than a decade, was found dead in his home on Feb. 17. He was 54.
New York Times – 2010-02-20
Ms. Hirlimans innovative solution to writers block a quarter-century ago gave her a national career as a performance artist.
The Sun – 2010-02-18
KATE and Gerry McCann 'pleased' that ban remains on book about missing tot
Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-17
Barnes & Nobles board has rejected the request of investor Ron Burkle to remove its poison...
Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-08
When Vital Voice shut down in October, it left Missouri without any gay and lesbian-oriented newspaper except for a few entertainment publications that circulate in bars.
New York Times – 2010-02-08
The editor of Health said cost concerns did not drive the decision to recycle recipes from Real Simple.
AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-04-06
The Pentagon's 18-year ban on media covering the return of fallen U.S. service members ended with a solemn ceremony for the arrival of a flag-draped casket of an airman felled in Afghanistan.
New York Times – 2009-03-23
George Weber, a reporter on ABC radio for more than a dozen years, was found murdered in his Brooklyn apartment, the victim of an apparent stabbing, police said.
International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-17
Mediaset Group, the media empire founded by Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, on Tuesday reported a 9.5 percent drop in 2008 earnings.
The Book Seller – 2009-03-16
The Netherlands largest bookselling chain...
Bloomberg – 2009-03-13
March 13 (Bloomberg) -- Roberto Bolano s posthumous conquest of the literary world continues. The late Chilean writer was honored with the 2008 National Book Critics Circle award in fiction last...
Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-12
Detroit may not be the only town that trims back on its newspaper frequency.
WMCTV Memphis – 2009-03-10
The Clarksdale Press Register will publish two days a week beginning April 1.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-10
Upsurge in violence
Reuters – 2009-03-02
LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. entertainment and media sector reached $150.8 billion in 2008, the highest since 2001, but this year isn't shaping up so well.
AFP via Yahoo! News – 2009-02-26
Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Thursday lifted a ban on media coverage of the return of flag-draped coffins of fallen soldiers from wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, reversing a controversial policy...
NY1 News – 2009-02-26
Former Amsterdam News publisher Wilbert Tatum has died. Tatum, 76, was vacationing with his wife in Croatia when he became ill and passed away yesterday.
WEEK-TV Peoria – 2009-02-26
Peoria sciencefiction author Philip Jose Farmer has died at the age of 91. A message on his website said Farmer died in his sleep this morning. Farmer won awards for his writing beginning in 1953,...
InternetNews.com – 2009-02-25
Commentary: Some papers look to online content to save the day, but fret that micropayments or a fully ad-supported newsroom won't pay the bills.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-24
The chairman of News Corp. finally weighed in on the controversial New York Post cartoon by offering an apology on the paper's Web site early this morning. "As the chairman of the New York Post, I...
Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-20
Christopher Nolan, who suffered from cerebral palsy due to being deprived of oxygen at birth, died at the Beaumont Hospital today in Dublin, Ireland. He was 43.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-20
The two papers -- The Daily Mail of Catskill, N.Y., and the Register-Star of Hudson, N.Y. -- announced Thursday plans to go to a five day schedule. Both papers are owned by Johnson Newspapers of...
Daily Record – 2009-02-19
NEW YORK -- A New York Post cartoon by an illustrator with Morris ties appears to link President Obama to a violent chimpanzee drew outrage Wednesday from civil rights leaders and elected officials...
Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-19
"It broadly mocks Washington's efforts to revive the economy," Editor in Chief Col Allan said in a statement. "Again, Al Sharpton reveals himself as nothing more than a publicity opportunist."
BizJournals – 2009-02-12
With revenue continuing to decline across all of its media businesses, Journal Communications Inc., the publisher of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reported a large write-down on the value of its...
International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-09
Sales of U.S. magazines at newsstands and other retail outlets dropped during the second half of 2008 as readers looked for ways to trim discretionary spending, but overall circulation was largely...
New York Times – 2009-02-03
Mr. Lent was a children?s book author and award-winning artist whose detailed work illustrated beloved books like ?Tikki Tikki Tembo? and ?The Funny Little Woman.?
Market Watch – 2009-01-29
Newspaper publisher and broadcaster Media General Inc. says it swung to a fourth-quarter loss on a charge related to the diminished value of some of its assets and a steep decline in print...
Folio Mag – 2009-01-28
Less than a year ago, a pair of small, niche music magazines with small but devoted followingsNo Depression and Harpfolded. We never saw it coming, said Scott Crawford, who founded Harp in...
Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-27
School group sales fell 5.4% at McGraw-Hill Education, leading to a 2.5% decline in revenue for all of MHE. Profits, hurt by a larger restructuring charge tied to eliminating 455 positions, fell...
AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-01-20
Lee Enterprises Inc., publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and other newspapers, said Tuesday its fiscal first-quarter earnings tumbled 69 percent as the nation's recession exacerbated...
The New York Observer – 2009-01-20
The New York Times ' Richard Goldstein reports that former light-heavyweight champion and author José Torres has died in Ponce, Puerto Rico. He was 72-years-old. Mr. Torres, whose professional...
New York Times – 2009-01-19
Mr. Turner was a leading historian whose book German Big Business and the Rise of Hitler (1985) challenged the widely held theory that German industrialists were the Nazi Partys most...
International Herald Tribune – 2009-01-16
British writer John Mortimer, creator of the curmudgeonly criminal lawyer Rumpole of the Bailey, has died at 85, his publisher said Friday.
Boston Globe – 2009-01-16
Alan Stiles, the former publisher of Men's Fitness and Esquire magazines, has died after being struck by a commuter train. He was 54.
Editor & Publisher – 2009-01-16
NEW YORK A new report suggests that Gannett is testing a service that would take the place of Associated Press content at some of its dozens of daily newspapers.
New York Times – 2009-01-12
Ms. Christensen was a distinguished Danish poet whose work was a cornerstone of modern Scandinavian poetry.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-12
The three-year-old awards, sponsored by the Syracuse University S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications to honor coverage of the media, is expanding to include more Web categories, while...
Folio Mag – 2009-01-08
Late last week, 8020, the publisher of JPG magazine heralded for its community-driven editorial model, announced it had run out of money and would shut down.
New York Times – 2009-01-05
The prolific, award-winning novelist pounded out more than 100 books and five screenplays during his career.
Forbes – 2008-12-31
We are saddened to learn that Bob Nylen, a co-founder of Beliefnet.com and the first board member of online health company Waterfront Media, died Dec. 24 of cancer at the age of 64.
New York Times – 2008-12-31
Mr. Nylen was a founder and the publisher of New England Monthly, a highly regarded regional magazine published from 1984 to 1990.
Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-31
Richard John Benavitch, a retired electronics technician for The Star-Ledger, Newark, N.J., died last Wednesday. He was 69.
New York Times – 2008-12-31
In the 1960s and afterward, Mr. Sharp was on the cutting edge of the American avant-garde as a performer, writer, curator, video artist and much else.
International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-23
Fast won the first Edgar Award given by the Mystery Writers of America and went on to publish popular books on body language, the Beatles and human relationships.
Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-19
"Our publisher informed AP earlier this month that while we have not changed our objections to the terms and cost of our relationship with AP, we have decided to honor the contract,"...
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