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Mecom to launch digital paywall and review future of 65 free titles

Guardian – 2012-01-24

Wide-ranging strategic review by new chief executive Tom Toumazis aims to slash costs by €70mMecom is to introduce digital pay models across its top newspaper titles, slash costs by €70m and...

Aperture Debuts ‘The PhotoBook Review’

Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-06

Aperture, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to promoting photography, is gearing up for a big year in 2012. In addition to celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, it has teamed with Paris Photo,...

Barnes & Noble falls on guidance cut, Nook review

Boston.com – 2012-01-06

Barnes & Noble is considering options for its quickly growing but expensive Nook e-book reading business, its latest attempt to regain profitability as the publishing industry adapts to the rising...

MP joins BA in calling for earlier response to Portas review

The Bookseller – 2012-01-04

An MP has joined the Bookseller Association's calls for the government to respond to the Mary...

BA: 'no time to waste' in implementing Portas review

The Bookseller – 2011-12-13

The Booksellers Association has welcomed Mary Portas’ report into the future of the high...

Doncaster campaigners look to judicial review

The Bookseller – 2011-11-25

Doncaster campaigners are considering applying for judicial review over library closures,...

PA's Mollet to present on Hargreaves Review

The Bookseller – 2011-10-26

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 09:04 Publishers Association chief executive Richard Mollet will be among the panel giving evidence to the Business, Innovation...

Godfray asks BL to "review" Amazon link

The Bookseller – 2011-10-19

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 15:01 Tim Godfray, chief executive of The Booksellers Association, has asked British Library c.e.o. Dame Lynne Brindley to review the...

Camden campaigners to try for library judicial review

The Bookseller – 2011-10-17

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 10:14 Camden library campaigners have become the latest group to apply for judicial review over library closures. The Camden Public...

Magazines Begin to Sell the Fashion They Review

The New York Times – 2011-09-26

The Madison Avenue office of Moda Operandi, an e-commerce site founded by Lauren Santo Domingo, right, and Aslaug Magnusdottir. The site will work with Vogue magazine to allow customers to preorder...

ALCS welcomes support for Hargreaves Review

The Bookseller – 2011-08-04

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:12 The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society has welcomed the government support for the Hargreaves Review into intellectual...

U.K.'s Mirror to Review Procedures

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-07-27

In the wake of Britain's phone-hacking scandal, publisher Trinity Mirror said it would review the editorial practices at all its newspaper titles, while its rival, the Daily Mail, said none of its...

Daily Mirror publisher to review editorial controls

Guardian – 2011-07-26

Trinity Mirror move comes as share price falls amid allegations that phone hacking was not confined to News of the WorldTrinity Mirror has begun a review of its editorial controls and procedures amid...

Isle of Wight denied library closures review

The Bookseller – 2011-07-26

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 16:29 The High Court has rejected an application by an Isle of Wight resident to bring a judicial review claim over the island's...

Telegraph Media Group ordered to pay damages over Lynn Barber book review

Guardian – 2011-07-26

Daily Telegraph publisher ordered to pay £65,000 to author Dr Sarah Thornton after losing libel and malicious falsehood caseTelegraph Media Group, the publisher of the Daily Telegraph, has been...

Telegraph ordered to pay damages over book review

The Bookseller – 2011-07-26

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 17:11 Telegraph Media Group has been ordered to pay £65,000 in damages after losing a high court case for libel and malicious...

Brent libraries judicial review: day two

The Bookseller – 2011-07-21

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:18 Brent council's plan to close six of its 12 libraries was made "with great care and expressed attention to the 1964 Act" and...

Brent libraries judicial review: day one

The Bookseller – 2011-07-20

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 20/07/2011 - 09:10 Brent council failed to comply with its legal obligations under the 1964 Public Libraries and Museums Act when planning the...

Review: Juan Williams book ‘self-interested preaching to the choir’ about NPR departure

Poynter. – 2011-07-11

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Library campaigners win right to judicial review over closures

The Bookseller – 2011-07-07

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Gloucestershire campaigners await judicial review hearing

The Bookseller – 2011-07-06

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 08:02 A court hearing to decide whether permission will be given for a judicial review to proceed against Gloucestershire library cuts...

Legal aid body 'ignores appeals review' over library costs

The Bookseller – 2011-07-06

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 16:25 The Legal Services Commission, which handles legal aid, has been accused of "cynically changing the rules" by ignoring the...

Review: 5 e-book readers for less than $175

Boston.com – 2011-06-16

When Amazon.com's ground-breaking Kindle e-book reader came out in 2007, it cost $399. Now, some e-readers, including the most recent Kindle entry, can be had for just north of $100.

Agent Peter Cox offers 'impartial' review of author contracts

The Bookseller – 2011-06-09

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 10:05 Literary agent Peter Cox has offered to review "any" contract given to an author by an agent for free in order to ensure that the...

Review copies of upcoming books go digital

Boston.com – 2011-05-23

NEWBURYPORT — The e-book revolution has opened a new frontier: In an old brick building overlooking a boatyard on the Merrimack River, a company is offering a new way to publicize books in the...

Hargreaves says no to 'fair use' clause in copyright review

The Bookseller – 2011-05-18

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:55 Publishers appear to have got a reprieve in the Hargreaves Review into intellectual property with it recommending against imposing...

Brooks launches News International review

Guardian – 2011-04-21

News International's chief executive Rebekah Brooks has launched a three-year internal review of the company under the slogan "changing the game."Every division - including editorial, advertising and...

Publisher of 'Three Cups of Tea' to Conduct Review

The New York Times – 2011-04-18

Viking, the publisher of "Three Cups of Tea," said in a statement on Monday that it will review the book and its contents with the author, Greg Mortenson.

NYT Book Review Leaves Boldface Reviewer Unnamed

The New York Observer – 2011-04-04

"Power, to be useful, must be understood in its components, including its limits. By the same token, ideals must be brought, at some point, into relationship with the circumstances the leader is...

Dutch Media landscape annual review

Editors Weblog – 2011-03-23

The Dutch Media Authority has been publishing an annual Media Monitor since 2002 on on-going trends in the Dutch media landscape. As RNW's Media Network reported, a special edition for an...

New Northcliffe chief launches 'radical' review

Guardian – 2011-03-21

Former Metro boss says 'step change' could involve reducing number of days on which papers publish, and possibly closuresSteve Auckland, Northcliffe Media's new managing director, is to launch a...

Libraries face threat from review

The Independent – 2011-03-16

The law ensuring local authorities provide a "comprehensive" library service could be under threat, industry experts have warned.

Recommendation and review 'less important' for online shoppers

The Bookseller – 2011-03-15

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 09:58 Price and range have been highlighted as the most important factors in buying habits of online book buyers, with recommendation...

Review: What if Google went over to the dark side?

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-03-06

Siva Vaidhyanathan's new book, "The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry)," contains a number of arresting observations that will likely jolt many readers about their relationship to...

Book Review Gets With the Times, Kindles Interest in E-Book Sales

The New York Observer – 2011-02-12

ArtsBeat announced today that this week's New York Times Book Review will feature, for the first time, bestseller lists accounting for the sales of e-books. The lists, all of which appear on the...

Kindle gets real page numbers; better note, highlight & review sharing

Betanews – 2011-02-08

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Amazon on Monday pre-released a software update for Kindle e-readers running the 3.0 software which updates the interface for magazines and newspapers, adds a quick review...

The Daily: a review of Murdoch's iPad newspaper

Guardian – 2011-02-03

Rupert Murdoch's iPad launch the Daily offers glitzy graphics, video and live updates at low cost – but will it find a niche?Blog: the Daily's launch as it happenedThe Daily's launch: in picturesDan...

PA opposes review of Digital Economy Act

The Bookseller – 2011-02-02

Written By: Charlotte Williams The Publishers Association [PA] has attacked the culture secretary's decision to allow communications watchdog Ofcom to "delay" the Digital Economy Act. Culture...

Book Review: Never ending stories for 'Twilight' fans

Yahoo – 2010-07-26

The Internet was designed by some very smart people and it quickly grew to become the last bastion of stupidity for mankind. However, that is not what this book is about.

Government launches publishing industry review

Yahoo – 2010-07-21

The federal government is asking Canadians to share their thoughts on the domestic publishing industry and whether changes need to be made to Canada's foreign investment policy for the book sector.

Howard Schultz talks to Harvard Business Review: A preview of his upcoming book?

Yahoo – 2010-07-16

The interview offers insight into Schultz's thinking since he reassumed the role of CEO in early 2008. It's polished enough that it could be a broad-brush outline of the book he plans to publish...

Google's China webpage licence under review: government

Reuters – 2010-07-07

BEIJING (Reuters) - Google's application to renew its webpage license in China is currently under review with no set deadline, a government official said on Wednesday.

Lorin Stein Named 'Paris Review' Editor

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-05

Lorin Stein has been named editor of the Paris Review. Stein, who's been an editor at FSG since...

Paris Review names Lorin Stein as its new editor

AP – 2010-03-05

AP - The Paris Review will soon have a new editor: Lorin Stein, who has worked with such authors as Denis Johnson, Jonathan Franzen and Richard Price.

Review: 'The Ghost Writer' a waking nightmare

San Francisco Chronicle – 2010-02-26

The Ghost Writer RATING: (WILD APPLAUSE) Drama. Starring Ewan McGregor, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Williams and Kim Cattrall. Directed by Roman Polanski. (R. 128 minutes. At Bay Area theaters.) A tone...

Google in talks to buy review site Yelp: reports

Reuters – 2009-12-18

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc is in talks to buy Yelp Inc, the popular website for reviews of local businesses, in a deal that could help the Internet search leader tap a lucrative local ads...

Book review: 'Stones into Schools' by Greg Mortenson

Washington Post – 2009-12-20

From the author of "Three Cups of Tea" comes "Stones into Schools" which details all the good that has been done because of "Tea"'s success.

Review: Kindle e-book reader comes to the iPhone

AP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-04

Amazon.com Inc. has received a lot of attention and respectable sales for its Kindle e-book reader, but it's hardly made a dent in the hardcover armor of the old-fashioned paper book.

Review: Mediterranean Hot and Spicy

Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-17

Aglaia Kremezi, an expert on Greek cuisine, presents more than 100 recipes flavored with the subtle spices of the Mediterranean. Sections on mezes, appetizers and salads; main courses; and breads...

Responding To Amazon Review, Author Makes A House Call

Arts Journal – 2009-02-11

"When Wittenberg University professor Dan Fleisch read on Amazon.com that Michel Cuhaci of Ottawa had received a flawed copy of Fleisch's book 'A Student's Guide to Maxwell's Equation,' he posted a...

'NY Times' Self-Review a Balancing Act for Reporter

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-09

"We would have written a story about this given the same set of events about another company, but not necessarily about a company this size," Times scribe Richard Perez-Pena says about his...

End in sight for BBC Worldwide review

Media Week – 2009-02-05

LONDON - The BBC Trust's review into BBC Worldwide's remit is to be completed in the spring, the BBC watchdog announced today (5 February).

Journal plays with peer review

The Scientist – 2009-02-03

Ever wondered it would be like to tell a journal "Nah, I don't think I want reviewers to re-review my manuscript"?

A re-review of peer review: Leading journal looks to end the 'review nightmare'

EurekAlert! – 2009-01-27

( BioMed Central ) BioMed Central's Journal of Biology has launched a new experimental policy giving authors the option of deciding whether or not they wish to have referees re-review their...

Kenya media welcomes law review

BBC News – 2009-01-08

The Kenyan media cautiously welcomes President Mwai Kibaki's review into a contentious media law, just days after he signed the bill.

Former Time Deputy Managing Editor Named Editor of Harvard Business Review

Folio Mag – 2009-01-06

Longtime Time deputy managing editor Adi Ignatius has left the magazine to become editor-in-chief of Harvard Business Review. Ignatius [pictured] replaces Thomas Stewart, who left the magazine last...

Online, National Review's reputation is put to the test

International Herald Tribune – 2008-11-17

Thanks to the coarsening effect the Internet is having on U.S. political discourse, the magazine may have lost its reputation as the cradle for conservative intellectuals and the home for erudite...

At National Review, a Threat to Its Reputation for Erudition

New York Times – 2008-11-17

The magazine faces the twin challenges of re-energizing the conservative movement while trying to stay relevant.

Borders UK to review Icelandic bank facility

The Bookseller – 2008-10-13

Borders UK is understood to be reviewing its...

Spokane's 'Spokesman-Review' Names New Editor

Editor And Publisher – 2008-10-08

Gary Graham, who has been The Spokesman-Review's managing editor for five years, has been named editor of the newspaper.

The perfect book review: a ban

Guardian – 2008-10-01

Nicholas Lezard: There's no surer way to get attention, and no better marketing

In Search of the Long Tail: Crowdsourcing the Book Review Process

Wired News – 2008-09-24

"Crowdsourcing," author Jeff Howe got an amusing email from an unemployed guy who asked for a free copy of his book. First instincts were overcome and then he got to thinking: isn't that what...

BOOK REVIEW: 'I Am Death': You'll just die laughing

Miami Herald – 2008-09-17

These days, if a film or TV show or book has anything to do with the words "mob" or "organized crime," I'm pretty much guaranteed to respond by saying, "I'll pass."

Sunday Times appoints News Review editor

Guardian – 2008-09-17

Susannah Herbert, the Sunday Times literary editor, is to edit the paper's News Review section. By Ben Dowell

Book review: When companies get cheap, workers get unhappy

USA Today – 2008-08-11

TIn David Kusnet's new book, Love the Work, Hate the Job, the author sees the juxtaposition of workers striving for quality and management focused on short-term profits as an unavoidable source of...

Seven Increases Consolidated Media Stake to 5%, Review Reports

Bloomberg.com – 2008-08-03

Seven has 5 percent of Consolidated Media, up from the 4.82 percent the newspaper revealed last month, the newspaper reported, without saying where it got the information.

Sunday Times news review editor Eleanor Mills to be Times Saturday editor

Guardian – 2008-07-30

Times editor James Harding is planning his most radical management change yet - bringing in Eleanor Mills from the Sunday Times to become Saturday editor. By Stephen Brook

Memoir review: 'Books' by Larry McMurtry

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-07-21

Books A Memoir By Larry McMurtry Simon & Schuster; 259 pages; $24 Larry McMurtry, author of some 40 books and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his 1986 novel "Lonesome Dove," has lived a dual life...

Book review: Smoke and Mirrors

International Herald Tribune – 2008-07-15

"Smoke and Mirrors" is a smart, insightful book about modern China - the likes of which seem to come out every month. What sets Pallavi Aiyer's work apart is that, as an Indian writer, she puts a...

Fiction review: 'Lost in Uttar Pradesh'

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-07-12

Lost in Uttar Pradesh By Evan S. Connell Counterpoint; 360 pages; $27 Americans probably best know Evan Connell for writing the novel "Mrs. Bridge," set in his native Kansas City, a book made into...

Book Review: Beyond the Great Wall

International Herald Tribune – 2008-07-11

The book's voyage through "the Other China" opens up vast worlds of other Chinas scarcely known to cooks and food lovers.

Seven Network Buys a Stake in Consolidated Media, Review Says

Bloomberg.com – 2008-07-10

July 11 (Bloomberg) -- Seven Network Ltd. , controlled by billionaire Kerry Stokes , has bought a A$100 million ($96.2 million) stake in James Packer 's Consolidated Media Holdings Ltd.

Thoreau in Cape Cod: A Book Review

Bostonist – 2008-07-08

In his ecological writing, Henry David Thoreau took inspiration from the places in which he found himself. Always open to his environment, he nonetheless kept coming back to himself, meaning that...

Fiction review: Read your 'Broccoli'

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-06-28

Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love By Lara Vapnyar Pantheon; 148 pages; $20 How many Americans are writing in Russian and publishing first-rate short stories in Russia? Lara Vapnyar moved from...

Fiction review: Noah Hawley's 'The Punch'

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-06-28

The Punch By Noah Hawley Chronicle Books; 308 pages; $23.95 The phrase "quality assurance," that most glossy of corporate glosses, was bound to end up the target of a novel's barbs. What satirist...

Slate writer deliberately inserts untruths in review of ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’

Poynter. – 2012-02-16

The newly-released book “The Lifespan of a Fact” has benefited from some decent publicity. An excerpt of the book appeared in Harper’s, and there have been interesting articles in...

Book review: ‘Gillespie and I,’ by Jane Harris

The Washington Post – 2012-02-21

There’s a saying that when you go on traveling tours, you get to know whom the designated jerk is going to be within three days, and if you don’t know it by then, you’re the jerk. In this...

Review of Anthony Shadid’s “Night Draws Near”

The Washington Post – 2012-02-18

Former Washington Post foreign correspondent and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Shadid died Thursday while reporting from Syria for the New York Times. His 2005 book, “Night Draws Near,”...

Book review: ‘Brave Dragons,’ about an American basketball coach in China

The Washington Post – 2012-02-18

It seems fitting that “Brave Dragons,” Jim Yardley’s rollicking book about basketball in China, should come out just as the world gets swept up in “Linsanity,” the electrifying rise of...

Book review: ‘The Real Romney,’ by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman

The Washington Post – 2012-02-11

The position of Republican presidential aspirant, like that of New York Giants quarterback, is rich in patrilineal psychodrama. There is the slowly unfurling, three-generation saga of the Bushes; the...

Book review: ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers,’ by Katherine Boo

The Washington Post – 2012-02-11

This is an astonishing book. It is astonishing on several levels: as a worm’s-eye view of the “undercity” of one of the world’s largest metropolises; as an intensely reported, deeply felt...

Kindle Fire review: Changing the landscape of the tablet game

The Washington Post – 2011-11-14

If you’re planning to review something such as Amazon’s new tablet, the Kindle Fire, you need two things: time, and a big list of music, movies and books you want to dive into. Sure, the Fire is...

Book review: 'Watergate'

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-19

Thomas Mallon's novel deftly paints a picture of 1970s America and adds an imaginative back story to the characters.Watergate

Review: 'Carl Van Vechten & the Harlem Renaissance' by Emily Bernard

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-19

In 'Carl Van Vechten & the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black & White,' Emily Bernard profiles the arts critic, a complicated supporter of black culture.Carl Van Vechten & the Harlem Renaissance

Book review: 'The American Way of Eating' by Tracie McMillan

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-19

Tracie McMillan takes us to agricultural fields, Wal-Mart and Applebee's, where she works short stints and tries to eat healthfully on meager pay.The American Way of Eating

Book review: 'Monstress' by Lysley Tenorio

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-17

The author's short stories paint vivid pictures of growing up Filipino American.In a smoke-stained San Francisco hotel room, Felix Starro is making fake blood.

Book review: 'Killing the Messenger' by Thomas Peele

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-11

The murder of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey and a family's violent rise to prominence is given gripping life.On a morning in August 2007, a slender masked man ran up to Chauncey Bailey on an...

Review: Thinking, Fast and Slow

Hindustan Times – 2012-02-18

Common sense can prove to be misleading, as this book on human cognition tells us forcefully

Review: The Other Country - Dispatches from the Mofussil

Hindustan Times – 2012-01-21

Veteran journalist Mrinal Pande’s book could very well be compared to a train journey through the Indian heartland. The book, which brings together a wide-ranging selection of essays by Pande,...

Book review: 'Enemies: A History of the FBI' by Tim Weiner

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-22

In 'Enemies: A History of the FBI,' Tim Weiner ('Legacy of Ashes') offers a scathing indictment of the FBI, before J. Edgar Hoover and since.Each week, the FBI sends reporters an email of "top ten...

Book review: 'The Flame Alphabet' by Ben Marcus

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-24

The death of language is explored via plague-carrying children and their horror-struck parents in a wildly inventive tale by Ben Marcus.Spend too much time with 24-hour news networks and it's easy to...

Review: The Politics of Climate Change and the Global Crisis

Hindustan Times – 2012-02-25

A book that rings the alarm bells over how the climate change politics spares the rich and responsible

Book review: 'Zona' by Geoff Dyer

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-26

With care and craft, the novelist and essayist seeks to summarize Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 art film 'Stalker,' finding elements that will keep the non- cinéaste onboard.Zona

Book review: ‘No Mark Upon Her’ by Deborah Crombie

The Washington Post – 2012-02-27

The laconic protagonists of yesteryear would have found it quite strange, all the family-talk indulged in by Deborah Crombie’s married protagonists, Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid of...

'Exploring Mars,' by Scott Hubbard: book review

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-28

Exploring Mars Chronicles From a Decade of Discovery By Scott Hubbard; foreword by Bill Nye ( University of Arizona Press; 194 pages; $17.95 paperback) Dispatching robot spacecraft to Mars is a...

'The Wolf Gift' review: Anne Rice teases, but payoff is slight

Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-01

Anne Rice's novel about a young man's entry into the world of werewolves has a slow buildup and a less-than-potent bite.How's your back feeling? Sore?

Slate to Begin a Monthly Review of Books

The New York Times – 2012-03-02

The Web magazine will publish an expanded look at books on the first Saturday of each month, as stand-alone book review sections in newspapers have dwindled.

Slate's New Book Review; Japan's Impossible E-Book Quota

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-02

Today in publishing and literature: Slate's new book review section goes live, The Day of the Triffids is getting the Sam Raimi treatment, and Japan's publishers set a lofty and impractical...

Book Review: 'Power, Inc.' by David Rothkopf

BusinessWeek – 2012-03-02

A sprawling new book makes the case that companies, not kings, now rule the world

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