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AUDIO: 'Woman's Weekly hasn't changed in a century'

BBC News – 2011-11-04

One hundred years since it was founded, Woman's Weekly now sells 340,000 copies a week, compared to two million back in the fifties. So how has the magazine survived and what impact has it had over the past century?
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Future sells three audio visual titles to MyHobbyStore

Future Publishing has sold its audio visual titles, Hi-Fi Choice, What Satellite & Digital TV and Home Cinema Choice, to specialist publisher MyHobbyStore. | Media Week – 2011-10-11

Johann Hari blames plagiarism on ignorance, pledges to post audio of all interviews in the future

The Independent | Poynter. – 2011-09-16

ReadSpeaker Launches Web-Based Math Audio Reader for Publishers to Make Their Educational Content More Accessible

Do you have math notations in your e-learning content that you want your users to be able to listen to? ReadSpeaker creates the online text-to-speech service that gives users better access to courses... | CNW – 2011-09-06

AUDIO: 'Ebooks could threaten writing'

Booker Prize winning author Graham Swift believes digital publishing could threaten the livelihood of authors in the future because they are being paid too little. | BBC News – 2011-08-17

Cinchcast Launches Audio Platform Cloud Solution for Digital Publishers

Cinchcast, whose technology has been used by BlogTalkRadio since 2006, released a cloud-based audio solution for digital publishers. | Folio Magazine – 2011-07-07

AUDIO: The 'worrying' battle for books

Arts editor Will Gompertz's second report into the impact of technology on the publishing industry | BBC News – 2011-06-29

AUDIO: Are traditional books doomed?

Sara Lloyd, Pan Macmillan: "The basic process of writing will stay quite stable, but the authors who will do particularly well are ones who think about how to build a digital audience." | BBC News – 2011-06-28

Getting the Word Out: Audio Book Marketing 2011

The Audio Publishers Association is set to kick off its 14th annual June Is Audiobook Month campaign, designed to celebrate the industry and bring greater awareness of audiobooks. As formats and... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-05-16

AUDIO: Are ebooks killing off paper books?

The Publishers Association have released new figures which explain how much damage ebooks are doing to their paper based alternatives. | BBC News – 2011-05-03

Audio Pioneer, Newsweek Chairman Sidney Harman Dies at 92

Washington - Sidney Harman, the audio equipment entrepreneur who in the past eight months acquired Newsweek magazine and merged it with online news site The Daily Beast, died Tuesday night in D.C.... | Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-14

AUDIO: Which book do you most treasure?

Author Kate Mosse tells BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast about the top 100 books people would pass onto their children or grandchildren. | BBC News – 2011-04-07

Audio books added to Kindle downloads

Amazon.com on Thursday added books read aloud by celebrities, authors and others to the library of works that can be wirelessly downloaded to the latest generation Kindle electronic readers. | The Independent – 2011-03-25

Harper Changes the Audio Equation

Of the 150 titles on HarperCollins’s spring audio list, only two are being published on CD; the rest are being released as digital downloads. Although CD sales have been declining in the audio... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-07

Brilliance Teams with Chicken Soup for Audio Editions

Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing and Brilliance Audio have started a new imprint, Chicken Soup for the Soul on Brilliance Audio. The imprint will publish and distribute audiobook editions of... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-01-11

Audio Pioneer Sidney Harman Buys Struggling Newsweek

Sidney Harman, a 91-year-old audio pioneer, will be the new owner of Newsweek, The Washington Post Company announced after a two-and-a-half-month search. | New York Times – 2010-08-03

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

New Audio Books Publisher, Faith Audio Center, Launched

Sara Lowe has launched a new company, Faith Audio Center, a publisher/producer of original audio books, with online retail sales only. The company's first title, 'The Unbelievable (but True!) Story... | Broadcast Newsroom – 2009-02-26

Canvastic K-8 publishing tool adds audio recording

Canvastic, the publishing tool for kids in grades K-8, has been updated with audio support. | Macworld – 2008-08-15

Stephen King to release audio digital story

Hodder & Stoughton will publish an original audio digital short story by bestselling author... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-21

AUDIO: E-books 'lend themselves to erotica'

Rowan Pelling, former editor of Erotic Review and Telegraph Review, and Tom Tivnan, features editor for The Bookseller, discuss the rise in popularity of e-books particularly in genres such as... | BBC World – 2012-03-14

Announcing the Return of the Audio Book Club

In the May issue of the Slate Book Review, Meghan O’Rourke writes about Are You My Mother?, cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s therapy-fueled exploration of her relationship with her mom. Writes... | Slate – 2012-05-04

Flipboard integrates audio in app

Flipboard, the popular social news magazine, starts integrating audio into its app for Apple's hand-held devices. | BBC World – 2012-05-16

AUDIO: Does booze ruin book clubs?

Ana Sampson, co-author of The Book Club Bible, tells The World At One's Martha Kearney about the do's and dont's of literary circles. | BBC News – 2012-05-16

Flipboard Adds Audio to Its Social Magazine

Flipboard wants to be the first magazine with a soundtrack. The company is releasing an update on Tuesday that integrates music-sharing service SoundCloud as well as radio programs from NPR and... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-16

The Audio Book Club on Are You My Mother?

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Are You My Mother?, click the arrow on the player below. | Slate – 2012-06-02

The Audio Book Club on Fifty Shades of Grey

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Fifty Shades of Grey, click the arrow on the player below. | Slate – 2012-06-29

AUDIO: How do you write about sex?

The mummy porn novel Fifty Shades of Grey has made the subject of sex, fashionable again. Author John Banville, and Rachel Johnson, whose book Shire Hell was the winner of the bad sex in fiction... | BBC News – 2012-07-06

AUDIO: Can a film ever do a book justice?

Crime writer Peter James told BBC Radio 5 live he would not blindly trust a producer to turn a book of his into a film. | BBC News – 2012-10-10

The Audio Book Club on NW

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of NW, click the arrow on the player below. | Slate – 2012-11-30

AudioGO acquires US rival Blackstone Audio

Bath-based AudioGO has bought US audiobook publisher Blackstone Audio from founders Craig and... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-03

Faber Voices offers poetry e-books with audio

Faber has launched a series of digital-only poetry e-books being described as "a new way to... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-08

HoZ and AudioGO to co-publish on audio

Head of Zeus and AudioGO are to co-publish audiobook versions of titles in light of the audio... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-25

The Audio Book Club on Pride and Prejudice

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Pride and Prejudice, click the arrow on the player below. | Slate – 2013-02-02

Economist Considers Audio-Only Subscription

The Economist is considering providing an audio-only subscription, according to Nick Blunden, global digital publisher of the title. The weekly print title, which is also available online and has... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-02-22

Quercus partners with W F Howes on audio

Quercus is collaborating with audio publisher W F Howes to "dramatically increase" the... | The Bookseller – 2013-03-18

The Audio Book Club on Tenth of December 

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Tenth of December, click the arrow on the player below.  | Slate – 2013-06-19

AUDIO: Should adults read children's books?

Jennie Bristow, associate fellow at the University of Kent, says grown-ups read children's books because they feel 'disenchanted with adult culture'. | BBC News – 2013-06-25

AUDIO: 'Gandolfini was lightning in a bottle'

Variety Magazine's Jon Weisman remembers James Gandolfini, the US actor best known for his role as a therapy-seeking mob boss in The Sopranos, who has died at the age of 51. | BBC World – 2013-06-20

Audio books give actors career-changing roles

Gabra Zackman is a new kind of acting star: She is heard, but unheard-of. | SacBee – 2013-06-30

AUDIO: 'We just know he is brilliant already'

Tom Spilsbury, editor of the Doctor Who magazine, says of Peter Capaldi: "He just is the doctor". | BBC News – 2013-08-05

AUDIO: Grimm's stories 'full of sex and violence'

It is 200 years since Grimm's Fairy Tales were first published. The BBC's Berlin correspondent Steve Evans reports. | BBC World – 2013-08-06

AUDIO: The tricks to stop people skim-reading

A new book about Gandhi says that he was worried about people skim-reading his work in the early 20th century. | BBC World – 2013-08-14

AUDIO: Roeg reflects on 60-year career

Veteran filmmaker Nicolas Roeg has published a book of memoirs, featuring insights from a career spanning six decades. | BBC World – 2013-08-28

AUDIO: 'Father figure for poetry community'

Seamus Heaney was "the head of our poetry community", the poetry editor at his publisher Faber and Faber has said. | BBC News – 2013-08-30

AUDIO: German media takeover 'glorifies war'

The regulator of commercial radio, Ofcom, is considering a request to block a big take-over of a British radio station because the media group which has bought it publishes a controversial magazine... | BBC World – 2013-09-02

Octavia Spencer Set To Narrate Children's Audio Book, 'The Case Of The Time-Capsule Bandit'

NEW YORK -- Writing a children's book isn't enough for Oscar winner Octavia Spencer. She's also narrating the audio edition. Spencer's "The Case of the Time-Capsule Bandit" comes out Oct. 15. It's... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-26

AUDIO: The business of James Bond

Ajay Chowdhury, editor of the James Bond International Fan Club magazine, talks about the 'business of Bond.' | BBC World – 2013-09-26

AUDIO: Fleming niece praises new Bond book

The niece of James Bond creator Ian Fleming praises author William Boyd for his new 007 novel. | BBC World – 2013-09-26

AUDIO: Big Issue sellers 'worthy of support'

Founder of the Big Issue John Bird discusses why only 25% of people who pay for the magazine actually take a copy. | BBC News – 2013-09-30

AUDIO: Japan's 'shocking' erotic art

The British Museum is daring to exhibit the most comprehensive exhibition of Japanese Shunga, explicit and erotic paintings, prints and books used historically for education and entertainment. | BBC World – 2013-10-01

AUDIO: Bookshops 'are a pleasure'

Waterstones chief executive James Daunt and critic Alexandra Heminsley discuss the future of the publishing industry on 'Super Thursday'. | BBC World – 2013-10-10

AUDIO: 'People realise the value of books'

In the world of books, 10 October is Super Thursday - the day many publishing houses release what they hope will be their biggest sellers for the Christmas market. The BBC's Will Gompertz reports. | BBC World – 2013-10-10

'Homeland': The Audio Book

Damian Lewis narrates an original story about his exiled character's whereabouts. | The Wall Street Journal – 2013-10-11

AUDIO: Morrissey book published as classic

Author of Morrissey Dr Gavin Hopps and former literary editor of The Times Erica Wagner, discuss the decision made by Penguin to classify Morrissey's new autobiography as a classic. | BBC World – 2013-10-11

'Homeland' And Audible Partner For Audio Stories Continuing The Drama

When this week's episode of "Homeland" ends, the story doesn't. Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Audible have partnered to bring more "Homeland" to viewers through new audio... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-12

Tantor Media: More than Audio

Tantor Media’s decision last year to begin publishing print books to augment its audiobook and e-book titles has paid dividends, helping to boost total company sales in a number of ways. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-10-13

AUDIO: LGBT list 'drives innovation'

OUTstanding, a networking group for gay and lesbian business professionals, has published its first top 50 most inspiring lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender boardroom professionals in an attempt... | BBC World – 2013-10-22

AUDIO: How Qatar woman topped Art Power list

Sheikha Al-Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, daughter of the Emir of Qatar, has topped the 2013 Power 100 list from ArtReview Magazine. The BBC's arts editor Will Gompertz reports. | BBC World – 2013-10-24

AUDIO: The art of speaking eloquently

A new book by Mark Forsyth called The Elements of Eloquence examines what makes a beautiful sentence. | BBC News – 2013-11-11

AUDIO: Topsy and Tim on TV after 50 years

Cressida Cowell, author of the How to Train Your Dragon book series, and Greg Childs, former executive producer for CBBC & Cbeebies, discuss the re-introduction of classic children's TV. | BBC News – 2013-11-11

AUDIO: Technology should 'empower' women

Belinda Parmar, founder of technology blog Little Miss Geek, and Lindsay Frankel, assistant editor of Glamour Magazine, debate if women's magazines offer enough technology. | BBC – 2013-11-15

AUDIO: Executive-employee pay gap 'widening'

Steve Tatton, editor of the Income Data Services Executive Compensation Review, and Chris Williamson, chief economist at Markit magazine discuss figures that suggest a widening pay gap. | BBC News – 2013-11-18

AUDIO: Why do we like time travel stories?

Ann VanderMeer, who co-edited the The Time Traveller's Almanac, and Ronald Mallett, author of the book The Time Traveller, discuss the appeal of stories about time travel. | BBC World – 2013-11-20

December 2013 Audio Books: In the Studio

Diaz adds narration to her body of work and more in this week's audio books news. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-12-06

Personalised audio for SourceBooks' Put Me in the Story app

Sourcebooks' Put Me in the Story personalised-book series has launched a new 'universal... | The Bookseller – 2013-12-19

AUDIO: Dragon sequel will be 'from scratch'

The writer hired to pen a sequel to the 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' trilogy says he will start the new book from scratch. | BBC World – 2013-12-19

The Audio Book Club Plucks The Good Lord Bird

This month, Dan Kois, David Haglund, and Emily Bazelon discuss James McBride’s National Book Award winner for fiction, The Good Lord Bird. The novel makes a farcical cross-dressing comedy of John... | Slate – 2014-01-10

AUDIO: 'Important' to publish degenerate art

Douglas Dodds speaks to the BBC's Will Gompertz about the V&A's decision to publish so-called 'degenerate art' online. | BBC World – 2014-01-30

The Audio Book Club on The Group

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of The Group, click the arrow on the player below. | Slate – 2014-02-07

February 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

All-star cast gathers for ‘Suspicious Incidents’ and more in this month's audio book news. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-07

Your Brain On Audio Books: Distracted, Forgetful, And Bored

Of all the ways to enjoy a book, minds wander most when we're listening to someone else read it.With so much focus in the publishing world on e-books, you might have missed the recent explosion in... | Fast Company – 2014-02-12

Talking Audio with January LaVoy

Accomplished theater and television actress January LaVoy has been steadily building a reputation as an audiobook narrator for the past five years, and in 2013 she was named PW’s Audiobook Narrator... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-07

The Audio Book Club Live in Seattle!

This month Slate’s Audio Book Club hits the road for a live show at Town Hall Seattle. Dan Kois, Hanna Rosin, and special guest star Hugh Howey (Wool) discuss Kurt Vonnegut’s classic novel of war... | Slate – 2014-03-08

March 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

Kay to give the play-by-play of Rivera’s ‘Closer’ and more in this month's audio book news. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-07

Changes at PRH Audio

Penguin Random House Audio, which was unified under the direction of Amanda D'Acierno in September, announced further promotions and changes in its reporting structure. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-10

AUDIO: Hotel offers to pay term time fines

Hotelier Lee Quince defends his offer to reimburse school fines if families book holidays with his company in term time. | BBC – 2014-03-13

AUDIO: Prison book restrictions "sensible"

Prisons minister Jeremy Wright has defended regulations which prevent prisoners being sent books and other items. | BBC – 2014-03-25

O’Reilly Abdicates Throne, Patterson Claims Audio Crown

Rocketing to the top of this month’s list of bestselling audiobooks—and snatching the #1 spot from the mega-selling Bill O’Reilly—is James Patterson and Mark Sullivan’s Private L.A. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-28

The Audio Book Club Wonders Where’d You Go, Bernadette

This month, Dan Kois, Emily Bazelon, and Meghan O’Rourke discuss Maria Semple’s best-selling comic novel Where’d You Go, Bernadette. Our critics discuss the novel’s unique... | Slate – 2014-04-11

April 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

Danes in the booth for Macmillan and more in this month's audio book news. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-11

Recorded Books Buys HighBridge Audio

Recorded Books Inc. has acquired HighBridge Audio, the audiobook imprint of Workman Publishing. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-05

The Audio Book Club Visits the Dept. of Speculation

This month, Dan Kois, Jessica Winter, and Meghan O’Rourke discuss Jenny Offill’s slim but potent novel Dept. of Speculation. Does the novel’s bifurcated structure work? Is its theme of the... | Slate – 2014-05-09

May 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

Isaacs takes on ‘Night Heron’ and more in this month's audio book news. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-09

Audio on the Rise: Focus on Audio 2014

Preliminary sales estimates from the Association of American Publishers StatShot program showed that sales of digital downloads of audiobooks rose about 18% in 2013, while sales of physical audio... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-16

Audio Education: Focus on Audio 2014

Formal training exists for pretty much every artistic discipline. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-16

In the Studio with Macmillan Audio: Focus on Audio 2014

It’s six p.m., and I’m at John Marshall Media near Times Square in New York City, sitting in the recording booth where Kathleen McInerney has been narrating two audiobooks back-to-back for the... | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-16

ESPN's Kate Fagan Talks New Memoir The Reappearing Act and LGBT Issues (AUDIO)

This week I talked with Kate Fagan, ESPN columnist and former University of Colorado basketball player, about her new, must-read memoir, The Reappearing Act. This timely book addresses sexual... | The Huffington Post – 2014-05-22

Fall 2014 Audio

Audio publishers are putting their stamp on a bumper crop of titles this season and we’ve gathered together some of our favorite highlights from their forthcoming lists. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-30

AUDIO: The decline of teen magazines for girls

Marina Gask and Daisy Buchanan discuss the decline of teen magazines in the digital age. | BBC – 2014-06-05

The Audio Book Club Reads Americanah

This month, Dan Kois, Jamelle Bouie, and Emily Bazelon discuss Americanah, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s novel about two Nigerians who migrate west: Ifemelu to America, and Obinze to London. Is the... | Slate – 2014-06-06

AUDIO: Dolly Parton the book worm

Singer Dolly Parton talks about her love of books and what inspired her to start reading. She is embarking on a UK tour and will be playing at Glastonbury music festival. | BBC World – 2014-06-11

Audio innovation wins FutureBook Hack prize

The UK publishing industry’s first hackathon resulted in a host of fresh ideas in the... | The Bookseller – 2014-06-19

What's the best streaming audio service?

In the Albany Business Review's weekly edition published today, I wrote about the risks for brands when they play music in their retail locations without proper licensing. I provided a graphic with... | Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-06-20

The Audio Book Club Meets Karl Ove

This month, Dan Kois, David Haglund, and New York Times Book Review editor Parul Sehgal discuss My Struggle: Book One, the Norwegian writer Karl Ove Knausgaard’s six-book autobiographical epic. Can... | Slate – 2014-07-11

July 2014 Audio Books: In the Studio

Random House goes Wilde and more in this month's audio book news. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-11

Publishers give Web articles audio options

Digital publishers are moving the battle for audience attention from their eyeballs to their eardrums. The post Publishers give Web articles audio options appeared first on Digiday. | Digiday – 2014-07-14

Amazon 'testing e-book/audio subscription service'

Amazon appears to be testing an e-book and audiobook subscription programme in the US called... | The Bookseller – 2014-07-16

Old school meet new school: Sony’s Walkman ZX1 pushes hi-res audio to mainstream

Neil Young isn't the only one pushing high-resolution audio files: Sony's newest $700 Walkman also plays such music and it's reportedly selling well in Japan. There's no timeframe for a U.S. launch... | GigaOM – 2014-07-21

The Audio Book Club Asks, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, click the arrow on the player below. | Slate – 2014-08-08

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