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Nearly 50 Percent of Internet Users in Europe Visit Newspaper Sites

LONDON, UK, 19 January 2012 - comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing that 379.4 million Europeans went... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-19

Playboy to Close Chicago Headquarters

Playboy has announced it will complete its westward shift by closing the company’s Chicago headquarters and relocating all departments to Los Angeles. | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-18

A more digital focus for Sun-Times Media after purchase by Chicago investors?

A local investment group is buying up Sun-Times Media for over $20 million in a move that may bring more digital focus to the media company. The Chicago Sun-Times, one of the papers owned by... | Editors Weblog – 2011-12-23

Gannett plans to erect paywalls as Chicago title starts charging

Paywalls are going up at scores of US newspapers. The largest publisher, Gannett, has announced plans to charge online users from early next year.The Chicago Sun-Times and its 39 affiliated suburban... | Guardian – 2011-12-08

Chicago Tribune mulls new weekly books section

Crain’s Chicago Business Lynne Marek reports the Chicago Tribune is planning to launch the section in January, and is expected to charge about $2 for it. The 32-page prototype for Printers Row —... | Poynter. – 2011-10-26

Shock image threshold falls under internet pressure

PARIS (Reuters) - The threshold for publishing gruesome images like those of Muammar Gaddafi's death is falling as the internet and social media make many of the editorial decisions that used to be... | Reuters – 2011-10-22

Agent Ben Mason hired by father of Meredith Kercher

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 11:05 The literary agent Ben Mason has been hired by the father of the murdered English student Meredith Kercher to represent him in a... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Time Inc. veteran Fenner named Chicago magazine editor-in-chief

Romenesko Memos | Poynter. – 2011-08-30

Every book wanted by internet pioneer

Internet pioneer Brewster Kahle wants to preserve a physical copy of every book ever published. | CBC – 2011-08-02

Internet archivist seeks 1 of every book written

Tucked away in a small warehouse on a dead-end street, an Internet pioneer is building a bunker to protect an endangered species: the printed word. | Boston.com – 2011-08-01

Groupon India Data Published on Internet, Said Researcher

The user database of Groupon's Indian subsidiary, SoSasta, was published on the Internet and indexed by Google, according to an Australian security consultant. | PC World – 2011-06-28

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

Internet Advertising Hits Record $7.3 Billion in First Quarter

Internet advertising in the U.S. totaled $7.3 billion in the U.S. in the first quarter of 2011, up 23 percent over the same period in 2010 and set the highest first quarter level ever for the... | Folio Magazine – 2011-05-26

Internet companies must fund creativity, claims French minister

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Mon, 23/05/2011 - 15:35 French culture minister Frédéric Mitterrand has said internet companies must contribute more to financing creativity.... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-23

Bonnie Fuller 2.0: On the Internet, Nobody Knows You're A Famous Magazine Editor!

In the lobby of the Hollywood Life offices in a nondescript Midtown East office tower, a young writer in thigh-high lacy stockings, short-shorts and a black fedora importuned the receptionist for... | The New York Observer – 2011-05-18

From China to Chicago

River North Editions may have just launched in March, but IPG's rebranded distribution program for scholarly titles published by approximately a dozen international presses is already making a big... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-05-16

Father's concern for journalist daughter believed to be in Iranian custody

Diplomatic efforts to communicate with al-Jazeera's Dorothy Parvaz after her deportation from SyriaThe father of a journalist who was deported to Iran by Syria and has been held there for nearly two... | Guardian – 2011-05-13

The future of alt-weeklies?: Chicago Reader switches to magazine format

Chicago Tribune This week’s Reader will be bound by staples and feature a glossy cover, reports Phil Rosenthal. “The goal is to make the Reader seem less disposable, more indispensable and more... | Poynter. – 2011-04-28

Amazon failure takes down sites across Internet

(04-22) 06:14 PDT New York, NY (AP) -- Amazon.com struggled Friday morning to restore computers used by other major websites such as Reddit as an outage stretched beyond 24 hours. Though better known... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-04-22

Internet 'Right to be Forgotten' debate hits Spain

In a case that Google Inc. and privacy experts call a first of its kind, Spain's Data Protection Agency has ordered the search engine giant to remove links to material on about 90 people. The... | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-04-20

IAB Reports 2010 Internet Ad Revenues Up Almost 15 Percent

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) shared in its 2010 full year report that annual Internet advertising revenues increased by 14.9 percent from 2009 to 2010, rising from $22.66 million in 2009... | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-14

20 Game-Changing Events That Shaped the Internet, Part 2

We continue to look at the events that made the Internet into what it is today. In this part we examine blogs, Napster, Skype, online books, Facebook, and more. | PC World – 2011-04-04

NY court: Keep Internet copyright disputes at home

(03-24) 15:48 PDT Albany, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's top court ruled Thursday that publishers should file Internet copyright infringement lawsuits in courts where their businesses are located, even if... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-03-25

USA Today tackles challenges of the Internet with advertising-friendly topics and device-specific content

USA Today's strategy to fight back against threats from the Internet includes expanding its coverage of advertising-friendly topics and designing content specifically for smartphones and tablets,... | Editors Weblog – 2011-03-24

Media Decoder: Internet Users Turned to Social Networks in Elections, Survey Finds

One in five adults who use the Internet, including a growing number of older, conservative Republicans, turned to social networks during last year’s elections, according to study published Thursday. | The New York Times – 2011-03-17

Indians mourn loss of father of comic books

Indians mourned Saturday the death of Anant Pai, known as the father of the nation's comic book industry, whose vibrant adaptations of Hindu mythology educated and entertained children for decades. | The Independent – 2011-02-28

What effect has the internet had on journalism?

The web is a valuable tool, but old-fashioned press practices can still be bestFor Peter Beaumont, this newspaper's foreign affairs editor, the revolution in Egypt revealed more than the power of the... | Guardian – 2011-02-20

Google CEO sees signs of Internet bubble: report

ZURICH (Reuters) - There are clear signs of a new Internet bubble in corporate valuations, Google's chief executive Eric Schmidt said in an interview with a Swiss magazine on Thursday. | Reuters – 2011-02-11

Profit from the Internet? Harper's Publisher Calls Out The Atlantic Over Earnings Boast

Earlier this month, The Atlantic shocked many by announcing that, for the first time in decades, they had made some money on an actual smart-person magazine. To what strategy did it owe this windfall... | The New York Observer – 2011-01-19

In Italy, Internet decreases as principal source of news

The number of Italians who use the Internet to get informed is decreasing, says Italian website LSDI, analysing the Report on "Citizens and new technology" which was released in December 2010 by... | Editors Weblog – 2011-01-17

Obama Wants Universal Internet ID That Is Not Facebook

The Obama Administration is planning to give the Commerce Department control over a new effort to create a universal Internet ID for every American. | The New York Observer – 2011-01-10

Web leaders debate the use of paywalls, Twitter and internet TV in 2011

The success of The Times paywall has shown it is possible to achieve greater revenue with quality content than via advertising, but raises questions about the influence of such titles in the future,... | Media Week – 2010-12-16

The Master Switch: Is the Internet due for a takeover?

Tim Wu's "The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires" has been out for a few weeks now and has already become one of those books that prognosticators and opinionators feel obliged... | Salon.com – 2010-12-13

Techmeme Offers Tech News at Internet Speed

Techmeme uses algorithms to constantly find the latest tech news, and has added a human editor too. | New York Times – 2010-07-13

Media should include more positive messages about the internet, says new campaign

The media industry has been challenged with portraying a more positive message about internet use in a new campaign to get the UK population online. In a mission statement, Manifesto for a Networked... | Yahoo – 2010-07-12

Finland Makes Internet a 'Basic Right'

When one thinks of basic rights, things like voting, clean water or education might come to mind. Now, add Internet access to that list. Finland this month became the first country in the world to... | PBS – 2010-07-05

Coal fuels much of Internet "cloud", says Greenpeace

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The 'cloud' of data which is becoming the heart of the Internet is creating an all too real cloud of pollution as Facebook, Apple and others build data centers powered by... | Reuters – 2010-03-30

'Chicago Tribune': Our Parent Co.'s Bankruptcy Typifies Huge Fees These Days

To report on the huge fees that lawyers and other professionals are making from bankruptcies these days, Chicago Tribune reporter Michael Oneal found the perfect example in his own building: Tribune... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-28

A Writer Recalls His Mentor, Critic and Father, All in One Complex Man

Hanif Kureishi’s affecting new memoir, “My Ear at His Heart,” is ruminative and minor-key. | New York Times – 2010-03-23

EU says it will ask US, others to publish draft anti-piracy deal to soothe Internet worries

BRUSSELS - The European Union said Monday it wants the United States and others to publish a draft global anti-piracy deal to end rumors that it advocates cutting off Internet access for illegal... | Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune – 2010-03-22

ING Resumes Annual Conference -- at Graph Expo in Chicago

The International Newspaper Group will convene its conference this year in Chicago in conjunction with Graph Expo 2010. Co-located with the show in McCormick Place, the conference begins Saturday,... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-18

Venezuela denies plans to censor Internet

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela is not planning to censor the Web or to shut down social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook, officials said on Monday, after President Hugo Chavez called for... | Reuters – 2010-03-15

Warren steps down as Chicago Reader publisher to do more with Chicago News Cooperative

I'm leaving the Reader, taking on enhanced duties with the Chicago News Cooperative and pursuing other intriguing journalism opportunities. I will always be grateful for the confidence shown by... | Poynter Institute – 2010-03-08

James Warren Leaves 'Chicago Reader' for Chicago News Co-op

Recently appointed Chicago Reader Publisher James Warren is stepping down to join the Chicago News Cooperative. | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-08

Internet prompts the publishing itch in over-60s

LONDON (Reuters) - The Internet is helping older British readers rekindle a love of books and writing, and an overwhelming majority of senior citizens see the medium as a positive development,... | Reuters – 2010-02-08

Media Talk: Kindle Books in Snack Sizes

FT Press is selling stripped-down, 1,000- to 2,000-word versions of books, for $1.99, and a new series of essays of about 5,000 words, for $2.99. | New York Times – 2010-02-08

Narrower, Shallower 'Chicago Tribune' Debuts

The Chicago Tribune debuted its narrower broadsheet and shallower tabloid pages Monday. | Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-08

China Internet CEO laments state-controlled media

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will never have its voice heard on the international stage unless the government loosens its tight grip over the media and film industry, the CEO of the country's No. 2... | Reuters – 2010-02-03

Chicago Dailies Re-Endorse Favorite Candidates on Election Eve

On Monday, the day before Chicago and Illinois go to the polls for party primary elections, the Chicago Sun-Times published a re-endorsement of its favorite Democratic candidate for Cook County... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-01

Top internet highlights of 2009

The cream of the web from the last 12 months according to podcasters Helen Zaltzman and Olly Mann. | BBC – 2009-12-31

Arabic-language Internet is coming of age

Yahoo's acquisition of Maktoob.com this year encourages start-ups and investors to work on online content and services for the world's 300 million Arabic speakers. | LA Times – 2009-12-26

Learning from Murdoch’s Internet Missteps

The history of the Internet is peppered with important dates: there’s the invention of IP (Vint Cerf, 1973), the creation of the World Wide Web (Tim Berners Lee, 1989), the first cat video on... | Folio Mag – 2009-12-23

China to require Internet domain name registration

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has issued new Internet regulations, including what appears to be an effort to create a "whitelist" of approved websites that could potentially place much of the Internet... | Reuters – 2009-12-22

European Newspapers Find Creative Ways to Thrive in the Internet Age

A few newspaper publishers are providing news on the Web for free, but are relying more on readers than advertisers, turning a profit by charging for associated services and online activities. | New York Times – 2009-03-31

Ad Sales Up on Internet, but ’08 Pace Was Slower

Internet advertising in the U.S. rose in 2008, according to a report, but the growth is starting to flatten. | New York Times – 2009-03-31

FOLIO: Growth Summit Kicks Off in Chicago

CHICAGO—The fifth annual FOLIO: Summit kicks off this week with more than 200 C-level executives and directors expected to attend. This year’s conference will focus on actionable strategies to... | Folio Mag – 2009-03-16

One Book One Chicago author critical of city

Mayor Daley's 16th selection today for the One Book, One Chicago program was written by an author who said her literary achievements came despite growing up in Chicago. Daley picked the 25th... | Chicago Tribune – 2009-03-11

World's Oldest Publisher Launches Internet-Based Publishing for the Legal Community

CAMBRIDGE, England, BOSTON and STOCKHOLM, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cambridge University Press Founded by Henry VIII in High-Tech Internet Publishing Deal With Boston University and Swedish... | ITNews – 2009-03-11

'Chicago Sun-Times' Publisher Takes on New Duties in STMG Reorg

Sun-Times Media Group (STMG) Tuesday announced a series of management changes, and the departure of two longtime executives. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-03

Pearson boosted by education and the internet

Pearson, the publishing group, announced yesterday that its profits were continuing to grow on the back of a strong demand for its educational products and increased digital revenues. | Times Online – 2009-03-02

Borders to Close Chicago Flagship

Borders will close its 49,881 sq. ft. store in Chicago next January. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-26

Research and Markets: By 2013, 155 Million of US Internet Users Will Consume Some Form of User-Created Content, up ...

Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/82ef37/usergenerated_con ) has announced the addition of eMarketer's new report " User-Generated Content: More Popular than... | Centre Daily Times – 2009-02-26

Verizon taps Clear Channel to supply Internet Radio content

Verizon Wireless has selected Clear Channel Radio to supply radio-station content to Verizon Hub customers. (VZ) (VOD) | BizJournals – 2009-02-25

'Chicago Tribune' Calls for Illinois Senator to Resign

"The benefit of the doubt had already been stretched thin and taut by the time Roland Burris offered his third version of the events leading to his appointment to the U.S. Senate," the editorial... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-18

More 'Chicago Trib' Cuts As Jerusalem, Rome Bureaus Closed

The Chicago Tribune fired at least 10 newsroom employee Thursday, including a Pulitzer Prize winner and the correspondents in the Middle East and Rome. | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-12

More Cuts Coming, 'Chicago Tribune' CEO Says

In a memo to employees Friday, Chicago Tribune Media Group CEO Tony Hunter said there will be more job reductions at the flagship Trib and siblings such as RedEye as the company takes ¿decisive... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-06

EU media chief rules out Internet freedom law

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) - A European Union law to reinforce freedom on the Internet would be unnecessary and put operators in a difficult position, the bloc's top telecoms and media regulator... | Reuters – 2009-02-03

Reed Launches New Chicago Con; Moves NYCC to Fall 2010

Reed Exhibitions plans to launch a new comics and pop culture convention, in April of 2010 at the McCormack Place convention facility in downtown Chicago and plans to move the New York Comic-con... | Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-03

Tribune Co. Selects $900 Million Bidder to Buy Chicago Cubs

After a nearly two-year process that spanned the privatization of Tribune Co., the Illinois governor's corruption scandal and the virtual collapse of the credit market, Tribune has picked a winning... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-23

AOL's 'total reinvention' relies on stand-alone sites AOL no longer a 'walled garden' on the Internet

Akin to a magazine model of niche titles for fragmented audiences interested in specific subjects, AOL counts more than 70 sites in its publishing portfolio and plans to add 30 more in the coming... | San Jose Mercury News – 2009-01-19

China claims world leadership in internet users

China now has more internet users than any other country in the world, as many millions more Chinese in cities and the countryside get connected to the web, a report suggests. | Times Online – 2009-01-14

Go Internet Media gets $10M in 1st round

Go Internet Media Inc., an Internet advertising network specializing in customized consumer acquisition services for vertical markets, said Tuesday it received $10 million in a first round of... | BizJournals – 2009-01-13

'Chicago Tribune': We Goofed On Redesign

"You spoke, we listened," reads the headline for a note to readers from Editor Gerould W. Kern, in an extraordinary mea culpa wrapped around its A-section Thursday. The Tribune acknowledges that its... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-08

`Chicago Sun-Times' Parent Seeking 7% Union Pay Cut

Sun-Times Media Group (STMG) is asking all unionized employees at the flagship Chicago Sun-Times and its siblings to agree to a 7% decrease in their compensation, according to a memo to Chicago... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-07

China to 'clean up' the internet

China launches a new campaign to get rid of unhealthy, vulgar and pornographic content. | BBC – 2009-01-05

'Chicago Sun-Times' Parent Closing Another Printing Plant

Sun-Times Media Group (STMG), which in the past two years has consolidated its printing facilities from five to three, is consolidating again. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-22

The Media Equation: A Scandal in Chicago That Justifies Investigative Journalism

Newspapers, smacked around for lacking relevance the last few years, have found a compelling spokesman: Rod R. Blagojevich, the governor of Illinois. | New York Times – 2008-12-15

Governor sought firing of Chicago Tribune editorial writer

Editorial board's criticism of governor spurred bid to tie aid for Wrigley rehab to firing, complaint says Angry over critical editorials, Gov. Rod Blagojevich threatened to withhold state money for... | Chicago Tribune – 2008-12-10

UPDATED: 'Chicago Tribune' Delayed Governor Wiretap Stories At Fed's Request

U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald, who ordered the arrest of Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich Tuesday morning, said that at his office's request the Chicago Tribune agreed to delay publication of a... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-09

'Wall Street Journal' Editor Sizes Up Competition

A year after being taken over by Rupert Murdoch, The Wall Street Journal is expanding its coverage — despite the sputtering economy. Robert Thomson, the Journal 's managing editor, says his paper... | NPR – 2008-12-09

'Chicago Tribune' Dining Editor Narrowly Escapes Mumbai Violence

Chicago Tribune Dining Editor Judy Hevrdejs narrowly escaped last week's violence in Mumbai. In Sunday's editions, she described running through the Taj Mahal Palace hotel, just a few steps ahead of... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-01

I-Tool Tips: Google brings Life Magazine images to the Internet

A photograph -- especially an historic one -- is "information" as much as any statistic. So it's worth mentioning the recent debut of Google's database of Life Magazine images. | The Sacramento Bee – 2008-11-27

Internet ad revenue rises 11 pct in 3Q to $5.9 bln

Internet advertising revenue rose 11 percent in the third quarter to an estimated $5.9 billion, the second best quarter on record as advertisers put money into ads where impact is more easily... | AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-11-20

'Chicago Sun-Times' Auctions off Prints of Nov. 5 Page One

The Chicago Sun-Times is selling a limited number of canvas prints of its Nov. 5 front page -- featuring President-Elect Barack Obama with the headline "Mr. President" -- on eBay. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-19

Chicago publisher faces wave of resignations

CHICAGO — The Sun-Times Media Group Inc. said Tuesday its chairman of the board, several board members and its chief financial officer are all leaving their posts, and the embattled publisher is... | Columbia Missourian – 2008-11-19

Internet shake-up: Yahoo's Yang to step down as CEO

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is stepping down as chief executive, ending a rocky reign marked by his refusal to sell the Internet company to Microsoft for $47.5 billion more than triple Yahoo's... | USA Today – 2008-11-18

Rupert Murdoch says newspapers will survive — and can even thrive — in Internet Age

SYDNEY, Australia - Global media magnate Rupert Murdoch says doomsayers who are predicting the Internet will kill off newspapers are "misguided cynics" who fail to grasp that the online world is... | Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune – 2008-11-17

Kevin Rose of Digg: the Most Famous Man on the Internet

It's Kevin Rose's Internet; we're just using it. Rose isn't only the founder of Digg, a news/technology/nonsense site that has 30 million visitors a month. He also has his own TV network... | Fox News – 2008-11-09

Obama will take to Internet as Roosevelt took to radio

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Barack Obama's Internet-savvy campaign team will revolutionize White House communications like late president Franklin Roosevelt (FDR) did with the radio, according to NDN think... | AFP via Yahoo!Xtra News – 2008-11-09

The Internet vs. books: Peaceful coexistence

The instant knowledge provided by the Web is invaluable, as is the deeper communion provided by books. "On or about December, 1910," Virginia Woolf once wrote, "the world changed." Sometime during... | Los Angeles Times – 2008-11-09

FCC opens up unused TV frequencies to Internet

Vermont officials say a move by the Federal Communications Commission is a great leap forward in efforts to bring high-speed Internet to rural areas. | Boston Globe – 2008-11-08

'Chicago Tribune' Likely to Print 'Wall Street Journal'

NEW YORK With printing and severance negotiations under way, when Dow Jones & Co. closes its Naperville, Ill., plant, the Chicago Tribune's Freedom Center seems likely to take over printing The Wall... | Editor & Publisher – 2008-11-07

FCC head, Google co-founder see cheaper Internet

High-speed wireless Internet will be cheaper and more available across the United States in the near future, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission and a Google co-founder said on... | Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-11-07

Tribune May Retain Half Of Chicago Cubs, Report Says

Newspaper publisher and broadcaster Tribune may end up holding 50 percent or more of its storied Chicago Cubs baseball franchise as the credit crunch stalled sales talks, The Wall Street Journal... | New York Times – 2008-11-07

FCC votes to turn empty TV spectrum into wireless Internet access

The plan allows high-tech firms such as Google and Microsoft to develop a new generation of devices that will use the 'white spaces' between channels to go online. Federal regulators on Tuesday... | Los Angeles Times – 2008-11-05

U.S. News & World Report goes all-Internet

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. News & World Report said it would stop most of its print publications and devote itself to Internet publication. | UPI – 2008-11-05

Internet collaboration still in infancy: Wikipedia founder

The age of public collaboration over the Internet is still only in its infancy, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales told AFP in an interview. | AFP via Yahoo! News – 2008-11-01

Netflix, TiVo team up to deliver films on demand via Internet

One of the longest-awaited partnerships in home video finally appears to be ready as Netflix and TiVo Thursday unveil a plan to offer customers films on demand via the Internet. | USA Today – 2008-10-30

Google and NASA are Working on an Interplanetary Internet

In an initiative energized by Google Vice-President and Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf, the International Space Station could be testing a brand new way of communicating with Earth. In 2009, it... | Universe Today – 2008-10-29

Human Rights and Internet Companies: Google, Yahoo and Microsoft Agree to Principles

For almost two years, EFF has been a participant in negotiations between human rights groups, investors, academics and Internet companies -- including Yahoo!, Google, and Microsoft -- aimed at... | Electronic Frontier Foundations – 2008-10-29

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