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The Amazon Price Check App and The Battle over 'Showrooming'

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-09

If “showrooming” wasn’t part of the industry lexicon before last week, it is now, thanks to Amazon’s price check app that gives customers up to $15 in discounts to those who scan prices of...

Idaho newspaper publishes prominent fact-check of senator’s press release

Poynter. – 2011-10-11

The Visual Side of Journalism The Times-News of Twin Falls, Idaho ran a full-page illustration on its Sunday opinion section front that fact-checked, point-by-point, a press release from Republican...

Check Out What You Can Check Out at a Wisconsin Library: The Apple iPad

AllThingsD – 2011-09-22

While many libraries are now checking out e-books and digital audiobooks in addition to physical media, the Eau Claire library is taking things a step further by lending out iPads themselves.

Baltimore libraries will soon check out Nooks in addition to books

Baltimore Sun – 2011-08-08

Pilot program to lend out electronic readers, pre-loaded with best-sellersThe City That Reads will soon be a leader in bringing new technology to library patrons — electronically. Two branches of...

News Corp's Australian papers check their books for wrongful payments

Guardian – 2011-07-13

News Limited boss says 'ludicrous' claims that phone-hacking scandal may extend to Australia demand a responseRupert Murdoch's Australian newspapers have launched a review of all editorial...

Publishers Starting to Name-Check iTunes "Top Grossing Apps"

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-31

From Yahoo's The Cutline: At a panel during the TechCrunch conference in New York last week, Greg Clayman, publisher of News Corp.'s Daily iPad publication, said the application had "almost a million...

You’ll be able to check out books on your Kindle – and write in them

Poynter. – 2011-04-21

paidContent.orgAmazon announced this morning that sometime later this year, Kindle owners and Kindle app users will be able to check out its e-books from local libraries. The service will enable...

Check it Out: Amazon Will Add 11,000 U.S. Libraries to the Kindle [eMoney]

AllThingsD – 2011-04-20

Amazon just eliminated one of the biggest differences between the Kindle and competing e-readers. It said today it will be rolling out the Kindle Library Lending feature later this year, allowing...

Check Google Books data for errors, publishers warned

The Bookseller – 2011-02-04

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 09:01 Publishers are being warned to check their Google Books data online as thousands of titles have been mistakenly attributed to...

Check out Punch, the Mad mag for the iPad people

GigaOM – 2012-04-12

Punch is an iPad-only satire magazine that combines pop culture references and popular Internet memes with interactive game play. The New York-based start-up launched its app, and well let's just...

Art Check: Gursky's Extraterrestrial Perspective

Publishers Weekly – 2012-04-27

Three photos that tell a very short version of Gursky's story: his images are epic, his subject matter is the entire world, and his perspective is, in his words, "alien”—a view from above and...

Art Check: Harvey Pekar, Back From the Dead

Publishers Weekly – 2012-05-04

For Harvey Pekar's Cleveland, Top Shelf and Zip Comics recruited artist Joseph Remnant, whose work recalls longtime Pekar collaborator R. Crumb, but with a lighter touch and a charm all its own.

Art Check: A Broadway Couple Shoots NYC

Publishers Weekly – 2012-05-11

In the handsome new coffee table book The Outdoor Museum, stage actress Margery Gray Harnick sets the scene while her husband, Pulitzer-winning lyricist Sheldon Harnick, provides poetic accompaniment.

10 reasons to check out Funny Or Die’s iPad magazine

GigaOM – 2012-06-10

Funny Or Die has never been afraid of diversifying, leading to a history filled with successes and less-than-successes. It's early to say what category The Occasional, the company's new experiment in...

Paul Krugman Shows Newsweek How to Fact Check

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-08-22

Paul Krugman is pretty much done picking on Niall Ferguson for his widely-criticized takedown of President Obama and is moving on to Ferguson's publisher Newsweek. As Krugman sees it, the...

NYT reporter was supposed to help fact-check a column, not send it to CIA

Poynter. – 2012-08-29

Politico Mark Mazzetti reports on national security for The New York Times. He sent the text of a Maureen Dowd column that hadn’t yet been published to CIA spokesperson Marie Harf, Dylan Byers...

Want to Know What Lena Dunham's Advice Is Worth? Check Her Twitter Account

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-10-10

Lena Dunham's advice is worth upwards of $3.5 million, the reported amount that Random House paid the creator and star of Girls to write her first book, a collection of...

Digg survey: Two in 10 'check Google Reader many times a day'

Betanews – 2013-04-12

The furor over Google Reader's eminent demise, while quieter, is by no means over. Today, Digg pours gasoline on the fire, by publishing results from a survey about subscription habits. Late last...

Check It Out with Michael Kelley: The Provincetown Public Press

Publishers Weekly – 2013-09-06

Editors Note: When we first signed up the great Nancy Pearl to helm the “Check It Out” library column for Publishers Weekly, she agreed to do it for a year—and then she gave us two great years!

Check Out Your Favourite Digital Magazines Free at the Library

CNW – 2013-09-16

Zinio e-magazines added to library's growing e-content selection TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - Toronto Public Library customers now have access to hundreds of current and popular digital maga...

Check It Out With Michael Kelley

Publishers Weekly – 2013-10-20

The Belfer Audio Archive at New York’s Syracuse University houses one of the preeminent collections of historical sound recordings in the U.S.

Check unsigned files at VirusTotal with Sysinternals’ Sigcheck

Betanews – 2013-10-28

Microsoft Sysinternals has released Sigcheck 2.0, the latest edition of its digital signature verification tool. Okay, it’s true, a command line utility which scans for signed executables doesn’t...

Check Out the Top 10 Brands on Tumblr

AdWeek – 2013-10-29

Tumblr has work to do before becoming the next big marketing channel, but that hasn't stopped brands from getting on board with the hip publishing platform. Union Metrics shared a Top 10 list...

Check Out the First Tweets Ever Sent By Nike, ESPN, Xbox, Coke and More

Advertising Age – 2013-11-07

Twitter was founded in 2006, but for brands it all began in 2009 when a critical mass of the nation's biggest marketers started tweeting.As Twitter begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange...

“Hello, baby. Check me out”: Animals speak but don’t say much

Salon.com – 2013-11-10

Painstaking research identified animal "speech." But despite scientists' hopes, critters are stuck on the basics

ALA 2014 Preview: Check it out with Michael Kelley: A Deeper Dive

Publishers Weekly – 2013-12-02

Can metered reading work for library e-books? Maybe, maybe not. But the world of digital reading demands experimentation, and who better for publishers to experiment with than libraries?

Reality Check: Mobile Ads Have a Way to Go

Digiday – 2013-12-19

The mobile ad world has become one of haves and have nots. The Wall Street Journal concentrates on the haves, the platforms like Facebook, but the world of publishers isn’t so luckily.The post...

An app to check your cholesterol is the latest way smartphones are evolving into medical devices

PC World – 2013-12-21

On mobile phones, health, and fitness are rapidly becoming big business. The latest idea? A concept from researchers at Cornell which demonstrates how your phone could be used to check your...

Airline Business 2014: Centennial Commercial Health Check

CNW – 2014-01-20

Book - Cruising to Profits reveals unconventional methods for airlines to make more money MONTREAL, Jan. 20, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Millennium Aviation, Inc. released its strategic airline managem...

The Check Is in the Mail: Patterson Sends over $267,000 to Booksellers

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-19

This week James Patterson mailed the first installment of his $1 million pledge to 54 indie booksellers and the NCIBA for California Bookstore Day.

Check It Out with Michael Kelley: Small Libraries Make a Big Impact

Publishers Weekly – 2014-02-07

Big libraries get all the attention. But in late September of 2013, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) issued an interesting report on small and rural libraries in the United States.

Dude, Check Out This Book Of Gnarly Surfing Photos

Fast Company – 2014-03-04

A new book from Taschen chronicles the rising tide of surf culture.The design history surrounding the ancient art of surfing is perhaps richer and more colorful than that of any other sport. Since...

Check Out This Page-For-Page Digital Companion For Khaled Hosseini's Latest Novel

Fast Company – 2014-03-04

Afghan tourism footage, real-time weather info, historical photos, interactive video, and more complement the best-seller And the Mountains Echoed.How often can you say that every page of a book...

Check It Out With Michael Kelley: The Digital Public Library of America

Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-07

When it was first proposed, the Digital Public Library of America—a visionary project that aims to make discoverable and accessible online the gems of local library collections nationwide—drew...

HBO adapts 'The Normal Heart' for TV – check out the trailer

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-03-14

The HBO adaptation of 'The Normal Heart' stars Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, and Jim Parsons.

HBO adapts 'The Normal Heart' for TV – check out the trailer (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-03-14

The HBO adaptation of 'The Normal Heart' stars Mark Ruffalo, Julia Roberts, and Jim Parsons.

RPT-Bankers fear leaks from ECB health check

Reuters – 2014-03-19

(Repeats, without changes, story first published on Tuesday)

U.S. Fed to release results of financial industry health check

Reuters – 2014-03-20

WASHINGTON, March 20 (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and other banks will find out if the Federal Reserve thinks they can cope with the next financial crisis when it publishes...

Fed to release results of financial industry health check

Reuters – 2014-03-20

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Morgan Stanley and other banks will find out if the Federal Reserve thinks they can cope with the next financial crisis when it publishes the results...

Check Your Email, Amazon May Have Just Given You Money

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-25

Good news: Amazon is giving out a whole lot of money, and you might be getting some of it. On Tuesday morning, the online retailer sent emails to many customers informing them that they had earned a...

Check it Out with Michael Kelley: Simon & Schuster’s E-book Lending Pilot

Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-04

When it comes to the library e-book lending market, it’s fair to say that Simon & Schuster has been the most cautious of the major houses.

Check Out How Big The 'Game Of Thrones' Dragons Will Get

The Huffington Post – 2014-04-18

George R.R. Martin has released an excerpt from his upcoming history of Westeros book. In a post on his website, the author finally answers the question “Game of Thrones” fans have been...

Check It Out With Michael Kelley: Open Access Publishing

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-02

Can a group of libraries help to pioneer a new path in academic publishing?

Check it Out with Michael Kelley: E-books for Arizona Libraries

Publishers Weekly – 2014-05-30

We’ve heard a lot about the progress libraries have made in the e-book realm.

7 Crowdfunded Comics to Check Out

Publishers Weekly – 2014-06-18

Seven new and notable comics-related projects that are worthy of attention—or support, including "transmedia" storytelling, a "Cringe"-worthy collection, Tezuka on Mars, and the truth behind the...

At This School, You Can Check Out Drones Like Library Books

The Atlantic – 2014-06-23

Instead of a library card, you'll need training, a professor's endorsement, and a willingness to assume liability for accidents.

Check it Out with Michael Kelley: The Rise in Digital Pricing

Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-04

Pricing has always been a sensitive topic for publishers and libraries, dating back to the advent of “big deal” style e-journal packages and the so-called serials crisis.

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies': Check out the new trailer

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-30

'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' director Peter Jackson recently revealed a new trailer for the film. 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies' is set to be released this December.

Check it Out with Peter Brantley: E-book Subscriptions

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-01

With the launch of Kindle Unlimited (KU), Amazon’s subscription service, consumer-oriented e-book subscription services are beginning to look like a coming thing.

Looking for a new green spot for a data center? Check out this desalination plant

GigaOM – 2014-08-15

A green data center union on the coast of Northern California: a water cleaning plant and a new data center. Looking for a new green spot for a data center? Check out this desalination plant...

Check it Out with Michael Kelley: ALA Moves on Legislative Goals

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-29

Much of the media coverage of libraries in 2014 to date has centered on the modest progress made on the e-book issue. But 2014 has been a year of significant progress for libraries in the public...

Want a full HD Chromebook? Check out the new Toshiba Chromebook 2

GigaOM – 2014-09-03

As expected, Toshiba revamped its Chromebook this week, bringing more battery life on a single charge. The device is lighter and slimmer as well, plus there's a 1080p option with high-quality IPS...

Why Don’t Publishers Fact Check Memoirs More Closely?

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-09-09

Writing for The Atlantic, Kate Newman wonders why memoirs aren't fact-checked more closely and questions whether a lack of resources is really to blame.

Fox News Contributor: Women's Magazine Readers Want To 'Check Out The Latest Fashions,' Not Politics

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-12

Attention all women who read articles aimed at women: You probably only care about shoes, not health care, equal pay or reproductive justice. At least that's what a Fox News panel would have you...

Premier Inn's new smart hotel lets you book, check in and get cosy with an app

Engadget – 2014-09-30

More than four years in the making, Premier Inn has taken the wraps off its first smart hotel rooms. The UK's biggest hotel chain has embraced mobile with both hands, letting you book your stay,...

Check It Out with Michael Kelley: How Libraries Preserve E-books

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-03

As the e-book market develops on a licensed-access model, librarians caution that we are tumbling toward a digital memory hole in which large portions of our literary heritage could one day be lost...

'Olive Kitteridge': Check out the new trailer for the miniseries

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-10-08

'Olive Kitteridge' is being adapted as an HBO miniseries that will air this November.

'Olive Kitteridge': Check out the new trailer for the miniseries (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-10-08

'Olive Kitteridge' is being adapted as an HBO miniseries that will air this November.

Easyjet now lets you check in using a photo of your passport

Engadget – 2014-10-13

Despite being known for low-cost flights, Easyjet often leads the pack when it comes to taking the hassle out of travel. While you can already book a flight using its apps, the airline today...

'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1': Check out the new trailer (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-10-21

The new movie in the 'Hunger Games' series is being released this November.

Check It Out with Peter Brantley: New Standards for E-book Distribution

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-31

In a fast-changing industry like publishing, the simple things are often the most useful.

Check out how designers are fusing fashion and tech

Engadget – 2014-11-08

Some of fashion's most innovative designers showed off their high-tech collections at the Make: Wearables on the Runway fashion show at Engadget Expand in New York. Make: Magazine Contributing Editor...

Check Out Paper's Staggering Traffic From Its #BreakTheInternet Kim Kardashian Cover

AdWeek – 2014-11-14

Here are this week's 10 most compelling data points from the digital marketing space, including one whopper stat that reveals what a success #BreakTheInternet was for Paper Magazine as well as...

Uber to Boston Users: Check the Car Before You Get In

Boston.com – 2014-12-20

Uber has deployed a “safe ride checklist” in Boston that will pop up for Boston users when they go to book a ride through the app.

Check it Out with Peter Brantley: Privacy for Library Patrons

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-02

Patron privacy has long been a concern for libraries and library users in the digital age.

Check It Out: Couple's Chic Library Wedding Reception One For The Books

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-05

Since medical professionals Michelle Ciarlo and Christopher Jones met as passionate academics, their wedding reception in a majestic library proved to be an appropriate chapter in their love story.

Coming in 2015: reality check for VC-engorged digital media

Digiday – 2015-01-06

Bleacher Report founder Bryan Goldberg writes that the major digital publishing narrative in 2015 will be revenue. Everything else will be a function of how publishers thrive or struggle to...

Check it Out with Andrew Richard Albanese: Why Do People Challenge Books?

Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-30

For many, the tragic events in Paris have highlighted the importance of free expression.

'Game of Thrones' season 5: Check out the trailer

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-02-03

A new trailer has arrived for the HBO drama's upcoming season, which premieres on April 12.

'Game of Thrones' season 5: Check out the trailer (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-02-03

A new trailer has arrived for the HBO drama's upcoming season, which premieres on April 12.

'The Casual Vacancy': Check out the trailer for the TV adaptation

The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-02-04

'Vacancy' debuts on the BBC on Feb. 15.

Reality Check: Sizing Up VC-Backed Publishers' Prospects

Advertising Age – 2015-02-10

Amid widening concerns that another startup bubble has formed, digital media remains a white-hot market among the private-investment community.Last year, venture capital poured at least $683 million...

Check it Out with Andrew Richard Albanese: The Race for ALA Presidency

Publishers Weekly – 2015-02-27

As the story goes, in October 1897, the American Library Association (ALA) plunged into controversy when Rutherford P. Hayes (the son of former U.S. president Rutherford B. Hayes) seized the ALA...

Check it Out with Peter Brantley: Changes for the NYPL's Summer Reading Program

Publishers Weekly – 2015-04-10

I just returned from a great visit to the Bologna Children’s Book Fair, where I detailed for a large group of librarians a fascinating development: my current employer, the New York Public Library,...

Keeping Tech in Check

Publishing Executive – 2015-04-02

By Denis Wilson For the second edition of the Publishing Executive Technology Issue , contributor Brian...

Brands to Publishers: Let Us Check Your Viewability Rates or We'll Stop Buying Ads

Advertising Age – 2015-05-26

Earlier this month Google announced that video ads running on YouTube have a chance to be seen 91% of the time. That's great, and a lot better than the 46% of video ads that Google runs outside of...

White House briefing room cleared for security check

Poynter. – 2015-06-10

Bloomberg | CNBC | USA Today The White House press briefing room was evacuated Tuesday afternoon in response to an unspecified threat, multiple sources reported Tuesday. Secret Service...

City controller: L.A. paid Wells Fargo for 'nonexistent' check printing

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23

Los Angeles City Controller Ron Galperin says the city paid more than $500,000 to Wells Fargo Bank for "nonexistent services" -- charges for printing checks that the city was actually printing itself.

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