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New Pan Mac site targets direct-to-consumer

The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

Pan Macmillan has launched a new website at www.panmacmillan.com with the infrastructure to...

LSSI 'revises UK targets'

The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

American library management firm LSSI has retreated from its target of managing 15% of UK public...

Scholastic targets younger market

The Bookseller – 2011-11-28

Scholastic UK is building its younger fiction in order to replicate its strength in the Young...

Media firms' ad venture targets online deals

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-11-17

ONLINE DEALS Media firms in ad venture A group of newspaper publishers and other media companies, including The Chronicle's parent, Hearst Corp., are teaming up to sell more advertising targeting...

Penguin targets growth in children's

The Bookseller – 2011-09-15

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 11:35 Penguin is "significantly" increasing its investment in its children's division, with a focus on pre-school, big brands and the...

Buyouts Magazine-Blackstone targets $3B-3.75B for mezzanine fund

Reuters – 2011-07-28

NEW YORK, July 28 (Buyouts Magazine) - The Blackstone Group LP , best known for its buyout business, plans to raise $3 billion to $3.75 billion for mezzanine and related debt investments.

Acquisitive Klebanoff targets UK agents

The Bookseller – 2011-06-17

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 17/06/2011 - 09:02 E-books pioneer Arthur Klebanoff has made a targeted approach to UK agents over backlist digital rights,...

Conde Nast Targets Non-Media Budgets with Ideactive Unit

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-23

Conde Nast has launched a new marketing services division called the Ideactive Unit, which is taking aim at the non-media budgets of current Conde Nast advertisers, as well as new clients.

Mango targets office women through Stylist magazine

Media Week – 2011-03-16

High street fashion brand Mango is to partner with Shortlist Media's Stylist magazine for a series of 11 advertorials, which will include a competition to "bring a style party to your office".

With Facebook's help, author strategically targets site's users for book sales

The Washington Post – 2011-02-06

I went to a dance recently. I had jitters of the first-date variety, so I fussed over what to wear. I chose colors that flattered me. I had a snappy opening line ready.

Mobile devices, social media targets for crime

CBC – 2011-01-05

The allure of new technologies will be tarnished as cybercriminals use them to pick the pockets of unsuspecting consumers, warns security software firm McAfee.

Al Qaeda targets American recruits with English magazine

Reuters – 2010-07-12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Al Qaeda magazine posted online with articles such as "make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom" is a bid to recruit Americans to launch attacks in the United States, a senior...

Software Developer Targets Publishers with Platform for Self-Selecting Content

Folio Mag – 2009-12-16

A digital publisher is using a software platform it developed to create publications on-demand similar to Time Inc.’s Mine project, but is completely digital and more targeted.

China targets Google in pornography crackdown

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-01-05

China warned Google and other popular Web portals Monday that they must do more to block pornographic material from reaching Chinese users, the latest in a series of government crackdowns targeting...

Grgprint.com targets small-format work with Heidelberg CD74 buy

PrintWeek – 2008-10-06

Large-format printer Grgprint.com has bolstered its presence in the smaller-format market with the purchase of a secondhand Heidelberg CD74 packaging press.

WSJ magazine targets upscale market

Financial Times – 2008-09-04

The Wall Street Journal will this weekend launch an upmarket lifestyle magazine, in a bet that luxury advertising revenues can hold up even as shrinking bonuses bring the credit crunch home to Wall...

Journal targets affluent with lifestyle magazine

Denver Post – 2008-09-04

The Wall Street Journal's new glossy lifestyle magazine for high-end consumers debuts with Saturday's newspaper as the company looks to boost advertising opportunities amid an overall decline in the...

Sainsbury's targets book buyers

The Bookseller – 2008-08-11

Sainsbury's has targeted unlocking the...

Candidate's anti-gay comic book targets AG

UPI – 2008-07-22

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 21 (UPI) -- An Oklahoma county commissioner's re-election campaign is distributing an anti-gay comic book that links the state attorney general to "the homosexual agenda."

New Cosmo title targets a caliente market

Crains New York – 2012-04-26

Cosmopolitan for Latinas will arrive on newsstands May 1, Hearst Magazines announced Wednesday, and it promises to show why the publisher has launched another print title at a time when many...

E-tailer Fishpond targets publishers

The Bookseller – 2012-05-04

Online retailer Fishpond.co.uk is looking to build relationships with publishers large and small...

Indian free magazine targets autorickshaw passengers

Guardian – 2012-08-05

Mumbai commuters offered Meter Down to read on their journeys – but can't take copies away with themFree newspapers have become a feature of public transport systems the world over, targeting...

Path targets its family audience with new iPad app and landscape mode

GigaOM – 2012-11-01

Path is finally expanding to the iPad, America's most popular tablet and a natural place for Path's family-oriented users to head next. In landscape mode, the iPad app allows users to see popular...

Digital Islam: Tunisian Start-up Targets Muslims with E-books

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-06

Tunisia’s ISLAMeBooks, one of several new digital start-ups in the Arab world, is looking to help explain Islamic practice and theology to a wider readership.

S&S children's targets digital, international sales

The Bookseller – 2012-11-26

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books is predicting this Christmas and Boxing Day will be...

Next-Gen Eye Track Gear Targets Local Media

Editor & Publisher – 2012-11-26

Publishers looking to prove that eyeballs really are glued to their online ads and pre-roll may have a new metric to make their case. Eye tracking technology, once a cost-prohibitive tool for only...

Targets missed, Nook sells stake to Pearson to secure book distribution

GigaOM – 2012-12-28

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft welcome Pearson to the Nook Media table as the education publisher lays down $89.5 to help secure distribution. But Nook is already set to miss targets set during its...

German Copyright Law Targets Google Links

The New York Times – 2013-03-02

A bill broadening protections for news publishers was approved by the Bundestag, but critics said the measure did not go far enough.

New award targets Scandinavian crime fiction

The Bookseller – 2013-03-11

A new prize for Best Scandinavian Crime Novel of the Year, the Petrona Award, has announced its...

Russian Government Targets $100m at Book Industry in Crisis

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-10

With 20% of Russia's bookstores having closed and book sales in free fall, the government is investing $100m to promote reading and change in the industry.

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp reborn as publishing arm targets smartphones

Guardian – 2013-07-01

Chief executive says company aims to 'own the second screen' through deals such as Sun's Premier League highlights serviceNews Corporation, the newly devolved publishing division in Rupert Murdoch's...

Anonymous targets controversial Alberta zoo

CBC – 2013-07-14

Internet activists are taking up the fight against a controversial private zoo in Alberta this week after an anonymous whistleblower published a disturbing video allegedly shot there over Canada Day...

Graphic Novel Collaboration Targets a Geopolitical Conundrum

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-08-23

The US State Department sponsored publication of the graphic novel, Two Legends of Uzbekistan, is an unusual experiment in soft power cultural diplomacy.

Randall Kennedy targets affirmative action in 'For Discrimination'

Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-30

'For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law' by Harvard law professor Randall Kennedy offers a clear-eyed take on American's battle over affirmative action and diversity.Why is America...

Man Booker Prize winner Eleanor Catton targets literary sexism

Los Angeles Times – 2013-10-17

The 28-year-old novelist from New Zealand, the youngest ever to win the prize, addressed the critics who have approached her complex novel with trite assumptions about gender.Running on a mere 2½...

Celebrity Weekly 'Closer' Targets Women 40 and Up With Valerie Harper, JFK

Advertising Age – 2013-10-30

Grocery store shoppers in New York on Wednesday will see a new celebrity magazine vying for their attention at checkout: Bauer Publishing's Closer Weekly. Where the Kardashians and other young celebs...

Mail Online targets £60m revenues in 2014

The Guardian – 2013-11-21

Publisher aims to continue 2013's 50% growth to hit point at which website's income would exceed newspapers' declineMail Online has set a target of making more than £60m in revenues in 2014, with...

NSA’s backdoor catalog exposed: Targets include Juniper, Cisco, Samsung, Huawei

GigaOM – 2013-12-29

Germany's Der Spiegel has published details of some of the techniques used by the NSA's Tailored Access Operations unit, which allows the agency to perform targeted, aggressive hacking.

EA, Activision Blizzard sales beat targets, shares rise

Reuters – 2014-05-07

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Video game publishers Electronic Arts Inc and Activision Blizzard Inc posted quarterly profit and revenue that beat expectations on Tuesday, sparking a rally in their shares.

UPDATE 1-Lagardere targets growth, downplays Amazon row

Reuters – 2014-05-28

* Publishing arm seeking quick end to Amazon dispute (Adds background, analyst comment, Amazon)

Startup Targets Pinterest Users With Native Mobile Ad Format

Advertising Age – 2014-05-29

A startup that provides and optimizes content for Pinterest is going to start competing with the scrapbooking site for ad dollars.Cincinnati-based Ahalogy provides marketers with Pinterest-ready...

L'Oreal Targets Ads Based on Hair Color in Online Photos

Advertising Age – 2014-05-23

L'Oreal Ombre hair color products -- born last year from a project that mined YouTube data to tap into a hair-highlighting trend -- have become the first brand to use a technology that places ads on...

Lincoln Targets Millennials With 'Dream Ride'

AdWeek – 2014-06-28

Lincoln’s new campaign—dubbed Dream Ride—makes a big push to sell millennials on the 2015 Lincoln MKC crossover SUV with an interactive microsite, social advertising and an...

Fisher-Price Targets Millennial Moms for the Royal Baby's Birthday

AdWeek – 2014-07-01

The idea of brands becoming publishers has been around for a couple years, as businesses have en masse created social media pages and content blogs to promote their wares. But few companies applied...

BHP likely to smash ore export targets

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2014-07-13

BHP Billiton looks set to easily beat its iron ore export target for the 2014 financial year, after data published by its Port Hedland neighbours indirectly shed light on BHP's performance.

Hyperlocal Targets $100K From Sponsored

Editor & Publisher – 2014-07-14

Can sponsored content work all the way down to the neighborhood level? One hyperlocal publisher thinks so, and says he’s on track to earn more than $100,000 in sponsored columns and posts...

YoYo's game development tool now targets Xbox One

PC World – 2014-08-11

Scottish company YoYo Games has added support for Microsoft’s Xbox One to GameMaker: Studio, and will let developers write games that can be exported to run on that console as well as all current...

Security startup vArmour targets the hybrid cloud with a $21M funding round

GigaOM – 2014-08-20

The stealth startup helps people understand how network traffic flows throughout their data centers in order to prevent hacking attacks. Security startup vArmour targets the hybrid cloud with a $21M...

TiVo targets cord cutters with new over-the-air DVR

GigaOM – 2014-08-25

TiVo is cutting the cord for its latest DVR, which only works with over-the-air antennas. But will high monthly service fees give cord cutters a sticker shock? TiVo targets cord cutters with new...

YourFry targets ‘tech heads’

The Bookseller – 2014-09-18

Penguin Random House and author Stephen Fry are launching a “global digital storytelling...

Pearson targets literacy with five-year project

The Bookseller – 2014-09-22

Pearson is launching a five-year project on literacy by inviting people to contribute tips on...

How fast food targets you: The secret science — and sauce — behind McDonald’s, Snickers, Fritos and more

Salon.com – 2014-11-10

Technology and marketing have revolutionized desire -- and made us crave salty, fatty foods

NSA spy program targets mobile networks worldwide

PC World – 2014-12-07

The NSA has conducted a covert campaign to intercept internal communications of operators and trade groups in order to infiltrate mobile networks worldwide, according to the latest revelations from...

Larry Tomczak Targets Ellen DeGeneres, Anderson Cooper And Hollywood For 'Promoting Homosexuality'

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-09

Ellen DeGeneres is featuring hot young celebrities like Taylor Swift on her talk show in an effort to "attract young girls," a conservative Christian author and evangelist has claimed. Larry...

You’re not alone, Forbes: Publishers are malware’s new favorite targets

Digiday – 2015-02-12

With its recent malware attack, Forbes joined a growing club of publishers whose assets were compromised by hackers. Learn how to protect yourself. Sponsor content by GeoEdge. The post You’re not...

US government still hunting WikiLeaks as Obama targets whistleblowers

The Guardian – 2015-03-05

The Department of Justice and the FBI are pursuing a ‘multi-subject long-term’ investigation of the open-information website, court documents revealThe US government is conducting an active,...

Oyster breaks out of its subscription shell, targets Amazon with e-book store

PC World – 2015-04-08

E-book subscription service Oyster has opened an online book store, a move that pits the young company against heavyweight Amazon.Oyster’s ebook store has the support of the top five publishers in...

Clinton will unveil aggressive economic agenda that targets Wall Street, high earners

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-11

After months of running on broad themes backed by little in the way of actual policy proposals, aides to Hillary Rodham Clinton say that on Monday she will announce a far-reaching plan to...

Rumors, sensationalism are China censorship targets on Tencent's WeChat - study

Reuters – 2015-07-20

BEIJING (Reuters) - Censorship is ever-present on China's Internet, but on Tencent Holding Ltd's mobile social network WeChat the kinds of posts culled often differ from elsewhere, according to a...

Gene Simmons' home searched by LAPD; rocker and family aren't targets of inquiry

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-21

Rocker Gene Simmons' Benedict Canyon home was searched Thursday by the Los Angeles Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, but authorities said the KISS front man and his...

Twitter sets employee diversity targets

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-29

The Twitter workforce is 34% female. By next year, the social media site wants to boost that number to 35%.

Turkish warplanes strike Islamic State targets in Syria for first time

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-29

Deepening the involvement of a reluctant ally in the fight against the militants of Islamic State, Turkey for the first time sent warplanes to strike targets associated with the jihadist group inside...

Twitter publishes targets for a 'more diverse' workforce in 2016

The Guardian – 2015-08-31

Aims to increase proportion of women and underrepresented minorities, with no African American or Hispanic staff currently in US leadership positionsTwitter has outlined its ambitions to boost the...

James O'Keefe targets Hillary Clinton, hits unnamed Canadian instead

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-01

More from Trail Guide Aug. 31 Inside Hillary Clinton's emails: gefilte fish and a confused help desk Aug. 30 Iowa poll: Bernie Sanders down single-digits to Hillary Clinton Aug. 28 Hillary Clinton...

Donald Trump Targets Politico In Latest Fit About The Press

The Huffington Post – 2015-09-25

Politico seems to be the latest addition to Donald Trump's list of media enemies -- as if his feuds with Fox News, The Des Moines Register, a New York Times reporter and an Associated...

Half of IT security pros think their organizations are unlikely attack targets

Betanews – 2015-10-28

According to a new study published by the Ponemon Institute and sponsored by behavioral analytics specialist Prelert, half of IT security practitioners in the US view their organization as an...

Iranian cyberespionage group attacked over 1,600 high-profile targets in one year

PC World – 2015-11-09

In a single year, a cyberespionage group with possible ties to the Iranian government has targeted over 1,600 defense officials, diplomats, researchers, human rights activists, journalists and other...

Bastei Lübbe Targets Millennials With New Mobile Platform

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-11-11

In 2016, German publisher Bastei Lübbe will launch Oolipo, a streaming platform that aims to attract millennials with serialized digital content. The post Bastei Lübbe Targets Millennials With New...

U.S. airstrike targets top Islamic State leader in Libya

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-15

The Pentagon announced Saturday that an airstrike targeted the leader of Islamic State in Libya, an attack that marks the first time the U.S. has directly gone after the extremist group outside of...

Airbnb targets business travelers with hair dryers, ironing boards

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-15

Business travelers in the U.S. last year spent $292 billion while on the road, a 6.7% increase over 2013, according to a study by the Global Business Travel Assn.That total is expected to jump an...

Trinity Mirror regionals face strikes over journalists' digital traffic targets

The Guardian – 2015-12-15

Staff at five newspapers including the Liverpool Echo and Birmingham Post are fighting introduction of ‘individual digital audience goals’The publisher of the Daily Mirror is facing strike action...

Why Trinity Mirror was right to abandon individual targets for staff

The Guardian – 2016-01-05

And why the NUJ was right to threaten strike action in order to prevent the introduction of a clickbait culture into the publisher’s regional newsroomsIn June last year, Trinity Mirror announced...

(VIDEO) FreeWheel Targets Dynamic Ad Insertion for Linear TV

The Huffington Post – 2016-01-08

FreeWheel, a pioneering adtech company  that enables many of the world's leading digital video publishers manage dynamic ad insertion, has unveiled a solution that allows insertion into linear...

'Slow global e-book growth' hits Kobo targets

The Bookseller – 2016-02-18

Rakuten recorded a 7.8bn yen (£47m) impairment charge for its Kobo division, according to its financial results for the three months to end December 2015.    

BBC struggles to hit targets for staff diversity

The Guardian – 2016-03-03

The day after Trevor Phillips criticises the BBC for failing to attract minority audiences, FoI request reveals only 12.2% of staff are from BAME backgroundsThe BBC is struggling to meet its own...

Gawker Targets the Gamut of Ad Formats (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2016-04-08

VAIL, CO -- Gawker Media is surveying all the tools in a publisher's chest. "In the old days, publishers' sales process was just about filling that vessel," Gawker Media executive director Paul...

Dennis the Menace to get CGI makeover as Beano targets YouTube generation

The Guardian – 2016-06-08

New TV series and movie in the pipeline as 78-year-old magazine launches digital hub for seven- to-10-year-oldsDennis the Menace is to get a TV makeover and possibly a movie as part of a digital...

Tour de France targets a new kind of cheating: mechanical doping

CBC – 2016-07-01

The Tour de France kicks off July 2. And this year, the event's organizers are cracking down a new form of cheating: mechanical doping, where cyclists use hidden motors to get ahead. Matthew Pioro,...

Bill sent to governor targets the use of drones in already unlawful activities

Los Angeles Times – 2016-08-24

Essential Politics: California Assembly agrees to extend climate change law Aug. 24, 2016, 12:23 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. We've...

Russian hacker collective targets over 85 leading US companies

Betanews – 2016-09-26

A group of hackers speaking Russian and using Russian servers are out hunting for American companies' user credentials, an exclusive story published on The Epoch Times claims. This group, allegedly...

LAPD gang injunctions deny targets due process, ACLU lawsuit says

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-26

The Los Angeles Police Department has violated the due process rights of thousands of city residents by serving them with gang injunctions without first allowing them to challenge those orders in...

Hillary Clinton targets Arizona in home stretch

Los Angeles Times – 2016-10-28

Campaign 2016 updates: FBI says it will investigate new emails related to Hillary Clinton's use of private server Oct. 28, 2016, 12:12 p.m. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton vie for votes in the...

Porsche targets 20,000 electric car sales a year -Automobilwoche

Reuters – 2016-11-27

FRANKFURT, Nov 27 (Reuters) - Volkswagen's Porsche division expects annual sales of about 20,000 for its first all-electric car, the Mission E, the luxury carmaker's chief executive told a German...

Obama says he would speak out if Trump targets Dreamers

Los Angeles Times – 2017-01-19

Trump's Cabinet: Senate hearings continue Jan. 18, 2017, 12:35 p.m. This is our look at President-elect Donald Trump's transition and the outgoing Obama administration: Senate hearings continue for...

League tables: New targets see 282 secondaries underperforming

BBC – 2017-01-19

As new school league tables are published, the government says 282 secondaries are underperforming.

US targets Al-Qaeda in second day of Yemen strikes

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-04

US warplanes pounded Al-Qaeda targets in Yemen for a second straight day Friday, killing eight militants, security and tribal sources said, as Washington steps up its air war against the jihadists. ...

Israeli warplanes hit targets in Syria as tensions flare

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-17

Israeli warplanes struck several targets in Syria early Friday, prompting retaliatory missile launches, in the most serious incident between the two countries since the Syrian civil war began six...

Suicide attacker targets Bangladesh army camp

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-17

A man blew himself up on Friday at a camp for Bangladesh's elite security forces, wounding two others, in an apparent botched suicide attack. Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said a man carrying...

Kendrick Lamar targets Donald Trump on new song 'The Heart Part 4'

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-25

Today in Entertainment: New Kendrick Lamar song; Harry Potter ride gets an upgrade March 24, 2017, 12:05 p.m. With the arrival of spring, blockbuster movie season has gotten an early start with...

Book People appoints Kittlety as it targets schools business

The Bookseller – 2017-03-28

The Book People has appointed former Troubadour sales director, Rob Kittlety, as managing director of field sales.

California expects to be unscathed as Trump targets Clean Power Plan

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-29

California politics updates: Gov. Brown reacts to Trump's plan to roll back climate rules March 28, 2017, 12:40 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily look at California political and government...

Activist targets GM share structure, board

Yahoo! News – 2017-03-29

Investor David Einhorn unveiled a proposal Tuesday to try to boost General Motors share price by creating two classes of stock, signaling a possible battle at the carmaker's annual meeting. GM...

Redmayne targets growth for HC

The Bookseller – 2017-04-07

HarperCollins UK saw its sales fall in its past financial year, but profits improved, with c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne determined to grow the business again.

Toyota FT-4X Concept Targets Casual Adventurers

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-12

From the design group that created the polarizing FJ Cruiser comes a concept for buyers seeking casual adventures, combining off-road capabilities with urban-focused compact proportions and effic...

Toyota's New York concept targets casual off-roaders

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-13

Toyota's New York Auto Show car is a crossover for those who prefer to scroll rather than stroll in the great outdoors. Toyota says that the bright orange and white SUV 'lite' is the first vehicle...

Multi-state search targets man who posted Facebook video of himself shooting a stranger

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-18

Authorities in several states were on the lookout Monday for a man police say shot a Cleveland retiree collecting aluminum cans and then posted video of the apparently random killing on Facebook. "He...

Trump targets Democrat Ossoff ahead of key Georgia election

Yahoo! News – 2017-04-17

The president is weighing in on the special House elections, accusing the media of downplaying last week's Republican victory in Kansas while disparaging the Democrat leading the polls in...

L.A. school board targets McTeacher's Nights, but not all fast-food fundraisers

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-19

Fast-food restaurants got something of a reprieve from the Los Angeles Board of Education on Tuesday with the softening of a proposed ban on their involvement in fundraisers. In a resolution approved...

Trump targets key Dodd-Frank financial regulations and taxes in new executive actions

Los Angeles Times – 2017-04-22

President Trump, who has vowed to dismantle the landmark Dodd-Frank financial reform law, took aim at two of its pillars Friday. During an appearance at the Treasury Department, Trump signed two...

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