Digital Books: ‘Enhanced’ — But for Whom?

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Barbara Cartland is latest author to be wooed by digital

The Bookseller – 2011-02-11

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 07:59 The estate of the romance writer Barbara Cartland has fallen to the embrace of digital, in a move that sees her print publisher...

Yahoo! to launch Livestand, a personalization platform and digital newsstand

Editors Weblog – 2011-02-11

Yahoo is to launch a digital newsstand and personalization platform called "Livestand from Yahoo!" sometime in the first half of this year, paidContent reported. According to Yahoo's corporate blog,...

Time Inc. Launching 'All Access' Digital Subscription Plan

Folio Magazine – 2011-02-11

At a press conference this morning, Time Inc. announced it is launching an "all access" digital subscription plan in an effort to offer their brands to readers on any platform.

Yahoo plans digital newsstand for tablets

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-02-10

Yahoo unveiled plans Thursday to launch a digital newsstand for tablet devices, distributing content from a broad range of publishers to users in exchange for a cut of advertising and subscription...

Digital and Kobo help push sales at Indigo

The Bookseller – 2011-02-09

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 07:00 Profits at Indigo Books & Music have dropped by $4.4m year-on-year in its fourth quarter. The Canadian book retailer reported...

Future hits 32% digital contribution, but print ad revenue falls

Media Week – 2011-02-09

The digital contribution to total ad revenues at Future has reached 32%, increasing by 25% over the final quarter of last year and helping to offset a 10% fall in print advertising at the special...

Literacy still crucial in digital age, says Mollet

The Bookseller – 2011-02-08

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 07:28 PA chief executive Richard Mollet has stressed the "political . . . and social imperative to promote literacy", calling on...

Yell casts JR Hartley ad into digital era

Guardian – 2011-02-05

Author's search for fly-fishing book becomes DJ's hunt for trance mix in search company's update of classic 1980s adAlmost 30 years after lovable gent JR Hartley and his hunt for a book about fly...

Regional publishers to add digital editions to ABC

Media Week – 2011-02-02

The Audit Bureau of Circulation has extended its cross-platform certificate for regional publishers, allowing regional newspapers to include figures for their digital editions alongside print...

'Captain America' launches digital comic book series

The Independent – 2011-02-02

On February 6, as the first trailer for the film adventure Captain America: The First Avenger is shown on the Super Bowl telecast, a new eight-part digital comic book will be launched by Marvel.

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...

Hearst To Buy Lagardere Magazine, Digital Units for $889 Million

Folio Magazine – 2011-01-31

Hearst Corp. announced today that it has made an offer of 651 million euros (or about $889 million) for Lagardere's international press and magazine business, including 102 titles in 15 countries,...

It's a Digital Book World

Publishers Weekly – 2011-01-31

There was no shortage of debates and discussions at last week's second annual Digital Book World, where about 1,300 members of the trade publishing industry turned out in New York to explore ways to...

LibreDigital Raises $4 Million for Digital Reading Technologies

Digital Media Wire – 2011-01-31

Austin, Texas - LibreDigital, a provider of e-book and digital periodical aggregation and distribution services, announced on Monday that it has raised $4 million in new funding.read more

Man Booker to accept digital submissions for first time

The Bookseller – 2011-01-28

Written By: Katie Allen E-books are to be accepted for entry for the Man Booker prize for the first time in 2011 as a number of changes are made to the rules. Publishers are being asked to submit a...

Barnes & Noble Digital Newsstand Passes 650,000 Periodical Downloads

Folio Magazine – 2011-01-27

While publishers and Apple haggle over the pending launch of a digital newsstand, Barnes & Noble took the opportunity to remind everyone that it not only has a functional newsstand, but it's chugging...

Kindle Singles debuts pithy digital works

The Independent – 2011-01-27

Amazon on Wednesday released the first of a new line of short digital books pitched as quick, captivating works for its popular Kindle electronic readers.

eBookFling Brings Digital Libraries to Kindle, Nook

PC World – 2011-01-27

Borrowers can create a wish list queue of books they would like to read and lenders earn 1 credit for every 5 books they list on the site as available for borrowing.

Paste Returns? Music Mag Acquired, Set to Relaunch as Digital Edition

Folio Magazine – 2011-01-26

The assets of music magazine Paste—which folded in print last fall but kept Pastemagazine.com alive—have been sold to Wolfgang's Vault, owner of a variety of music sites including

Digital Soars, Print Improves For Meredith in Second Quarter

Folio Magazine – 2011-01-25

Total revenue jumped 9 percent to $367 million for Meredith Corp in the second quarter of fiscal 2011, driven by strong advertising growth and integrated marketing services. Total advertising revenue...

Rupert Murdoch's iPad digital newspaper raises many questions – but who has the answers?

Guardian – 2011-01-23

iPad and iPhone apps create mini-paywalls around mobile news – so is there a strategy involved?Welcome to the land of media mystification where no tablet is set in stone. On the one hand, Rupert...

FutureBook 'digital innovation' awards open for entries

The Bookseller – 2011-01-19

Entry is now open for The Bookseller's...

News Corp, Apple delay iPad digital newspaper: report

Reuters – 2011-01-14

(Reuters) - News Corp and Apple Inc are delaying the launch of the media conglomerate's digital newspaper for the iPad, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

Global appoints Shine Group's Thorogood as director of digital

Media Week – 2011-01-13

Global Radio has appointed Christopher Thorogood to the new role of director of digital, following the departure last year of Robin Pembrooke, group director of online and interactive.

Digital sales amount to 20% of Harper number one

The Bookseller – 2011-01-13

HarperCollins' digital sales of Stuart...

News Corp to launch digital newspaper January 19

Reuters – 2011-01-11

NEW YORK (Reuters) - News Corp's will launch its long anticipated digital newspaper for tablet devices on January 19 at a joint news event attended by Chairman Rupert Murdoch and Apple Inc Chief...

Digital "may ease tough trading year" in 2011

The Bookseller – 2011-01-07

Growing e-book sales could lead to the Total...

Can Google Steal Digital Magazine Biz From Apple?

The New York Observer – 2011-01-03

The relationship between Apple and major magazine publishers ended the year on a sour note. Sales of magazine apps on the iPad, initially promising, had fallen off at a dismal rate. 

Google exploring digital newsstand: report

Reuters – 2011-01-03

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc has approached several magazine publishers about creating a digital newsstand, in a move that could open a new front in the Internet company's rivalry with Apple...

What’s Ahead for Media and Digital Businesses in 2011

The New York Times – 2011-01-03

An unusual perspective on file-sharing, online privacy, pay walls, WikiLeaks and other issues of import to the media and digital worlds in 2011.

Prisa Sells 44% of Digital Plus Division for 976 Million Euros

BusinessWeek – 2010-12-28

Promotora de Informaciones SA, the publisher of Spain’s El Pais newspaper, sold stakes in pay- television unit Digital Plus for 976 million euros ($1.29 billion) to reduce debt.

Heading to a Digital Holiday

Publishers Weekly – 2010-12-20

With holiday shopping in full swing comes more evidence that e-book sales should enjoy a big bump over the next few weeks. According to an analysis of consumer book-buying behavior conducted by...

Former Inc. Editor Joins Digital Startup Nomad Editions

Folio Magazine – 2010-12-16

Nomad Editions, the digital media company launched by a group that includes former Newsweek president Mark Edmiston, has launched a custom media division led by former Inc. editor Chris Leach, who...

Waterstone's looks to cloud for digital growth

The Bookseller – 2010-12-16

Waterstone's managing director Dominic Myers...

Digital Book World Announces Publishing Innovation Awards

Publishers Weekly – 2010-12-14

Digital Book World has announced a new awards program focused on e-books and book apps. The Publishing Innovation Awards will recognize the best e-books and book apps for their origination,...

Pocket Canons go digital through Amazon

The Bookseller – 2010-12-13

Canongate Books is producing a digital...

Murdoch's digital newspaper The Daily put back until next year

Media Week – 2010-12-10

The Daily, Rupert Murdoch's new US digital newspaper, will not be launched this month as expected, but will be available via tablet computers in the first quarter of 2011.

The Media Equation: Buzz Bissinger’s Full Conversion to Digital

New York Times – 2010-08-03

After a savage televised rant against blogs two years ago, Buzz Bissinger today is a habitual Twitter user.

Ad Networks Abound for Mobile/Digital Editions—But Can Smaller Publishers Play, Too?

Folio Mag – 2010-07-30

There seems to be almost no end to the number of mobile ad networks popping up, such as Medialets, Jumptap, Millenial Media and Quattro. Apple offers its own ad network in iAd, which serves ads to...

More digital content urged in Arabic

Yahoo – 2010-07-30

The creation of more digital content in Arabic is the key to promoting digital media literacy in the region, ictQATAR secretary general Dr Hessa al-Jaber said.

Beyond Digital Magazines: Tablets, E-Readers and Mobile Apps

Folio Mag – 2010-07-29

APPLE PRODUCTS SUCH AS the iPhone and iPad are dominating much of the content-centric behavior of consumers but casting a wide net across all emerging devices in the e-reader, smartphone and tablet...

Digital content in Arabic ‘key to media literacy’

Yahoo – 2010-07-29

ictQATAR secretary general Dr Hessa al-Jaber sees the creation of more digital content in Arabic as a key to promoting digital media literacy in the region.

Condé Nast Realigns Management for Digital Growth

Folio Mag – 2010-07-23

Big consumer publisher Condé Nast has announced another wave of changes, this time affecting senior leadership. Most notably, consumer marketing group president Robert A.

Digital-content industry on the boil

Yahoo – 2010-07-22

New association joins drive to sell overseas

E-book, digital publishing zone debut in HK Book Fair

Yahoo – 2010-07-22

HONG KONG : The annual Hong Kong Book Fair is where you can find the latest fad in the reading world.

Print Media Icons Are Falling Under Digital Wave

Yahoo – 2010-07-16

With online media slowly gaining ascendency over print media and attempting to snatch the lion’s share of ad-revenue, the print media is losing its hallowed icons. Business Week and News Week two...

Publishers Say New Products Go Beyond Digital Magazines

Folio Mag – 2010-06-30

At a time when magazine publishers are racing to market with applications for tablets and smartphones, Bonnier Corp. and Interweave have launched new digital products specifically for viewing on...

Digital Publishing Asia Pacific 2010 to Be Held in Beijing in November

Yahoo – 2010-06-17

With support from key industry organizations including China Mobile Communications Association, International Copyright Exchange and Taiwan Digital Publishing Forum, Digital Publishing Asia Pacific...

B-to-B Vets Team Up to Offer Digital Pre-Press and Production Services

Folio Mag – 2010-06-17

Outsourcing back office operations is becoming standard operating procedure for publishers but a new company offers the chance to keep the business in the U.S.—and possibly find jobs for those...

ImpreMedia to Share Digital Content With Spanish-Language Giant Univision

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-30

In yet another indication that the publisher of the Spanish-language dailies El Diario La Prensa and La Opinion is now a major force in multimedia, impreMedia's digital unit announced Tuesday it is...

Is This the Year the Pulitzer Prizes Finally Send a Message on Digital Journalism?

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-29

Online content has been eligible for a Pulitzer Prize since 1999, but a Web-only story or project has yet to win. "Pulitzer Gold" author Roy J. Harris Jr. talks about whether this could be the year...

YA Hot, Digital Not at Upbeat Bologna

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-24

The mood at the Bologna Book Fair has been much improved over last year when publishers were...

How Marvel, DC Comics move into the digital age

Chicago Sun-Times – 2010-03-19

Ihnatko: Marvel and DC aren't the only graphic novel and comic producers, but as the industry leaders, they are the focal point for the demand for digital content sweeping through every facet of the...

New York Wins ASME’s General Excellence Digital Ellie Award

Folio Mag – 2010-03-18

The American Society of Magazine Editors today unveiled the winners of its first-ever digital Ellies awards. New York magazine took the award in the general excellence category as well as best...

Worldcolor Updates Digital Publishing Service

Folio Mag – 2010-03-17

Magazine printer Worldcolor has updated its digital edition technology to include interactive features such as search, video, audio and Flash. The new service, called V2, is being marketed to...

ABC Revises Definition of Digital Magazines

Folio Mag – 2010-03-17

The Audit Bureau of Circulations' board of directors has ruled to modify its definition of a digital magazine in the U.S. and Canada to accommodate new devices such as the Apple iPad.

Grisham Goes Digital...Finally

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-16

After a lengthy holdout, John Grisham is allowing his books to become available...

Barnes & Noble Names GM of Digital Newsstand, Emerging Content

DDI Magazine – 2010-03-09

New York-based Barnes & Noble Inc. announced that it has named Jonathan Shar as general manager, Digital Newsstand and Emerging Content, Barnes & Noble.com (www.bn.com).

Barnes & Noble names head of digital content

AP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-08

Book retailer Barnes & Noble Inc. said Monday it named Jonathan Shar general manager, digital newsstand and emerging content of its Web site.

Interweave, PressLift.com Team Up to Offer Digital Galleys

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-05

Arts and crafts publisher Interweave is teaming with PressLift.com, a new mult-media press and...

Pearson profits rise by 13% as FT publisher embraces digital future

Independent – 2010-03-02

Shares in Pearson hit an eight-year high yesterday after the publisher of the Financial Times and Penguin books announced a 13 per cent increase in pre-tax profits.

AP Moves To Help Publishers Sell Digital Content

NewsFactor via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-01

Paid news content may be making a comeback. The Associated Press said Friday that it will set up a division to help its member newspapers and broadcasters sell content to the new generation of...

Digital Editions on a Shoestring

Folio Mag – 2010-02-26

That Lonny, a middle-market shelter and home design title, launched with virtually a $19.00 monthly production budget belies the work and expertise that goes on behind the scenes.

New BPA Rules for Digital Editions in 2010

Folio Mag – 2010-02-26

At BPA Worldwide’s December 2009 meeting, the Board of Directors passed some new rules that were set to go into effect this year for members reporting digital editions.

Can Publishers Attract (And Retain) The Best Digital Talent?

Folio Mag – 2010-02-26

As Director of Business Technology at Time Inc., Raanan Bar-Cohen oversaw the development of Time Magazine’s complete full-text archive, going back to 1923. In 2006, Bar-Cohen left Time Inc. for...

Random House Forms Digital Leadership Team

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-25

In memos distributed to Random House employees Thursday, chairman Markus Dohle and Madeline...

Rapidshare gets court order to clamp down on digital book piracy

Los Angeles Times – 2010-02-25

Book publishers are hoping to close a chapter on their fight against digital piracy, having won a key legal victory against RapidShare, a popular website that was found by the court host pirated...

Government confirms: no u-turn over Digital Economy Bill

The Book Seller – 2010-02-23

The government has confirmed that there has...

O'Reilly Digital Distribution Debuts at TOC

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-23

Looking to turn its e-publishing expertise into a new business, O'Reilly Media is launching...

Wal-Mart To Buy Digital Content Provider Vudu

Fox News – 2010-02-22

Wal-Mart To Buy Digital Content Provider Vudu

OverDrive To Expand Digital Distribution Services

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-22

Marking its fifth straight year of double-digital growth, digital wholesale vendor OverDrive ...

Macmillan Debuts Interactive Digital Textbook Platform

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-22

Macmillan is launching, Dynamic Books, a new digital publishing platform and line of interactive...

Judge puts off ruling on Google's proposed digital book settlement

Washington Post – 2010-02-19

NEW YORK -- Google confronted a barrage of criticism from opponents of its proposed digital book settlement Thursday as the Internet search giant tried to persuade a federal judge to approve a deal...

Amazon Expands Kindle Digital Text Platform to Enable Authors and Publishers Worldwide to Publish Spanish, Portuguese ...

Finanzen.net – 2010-02-19

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) today announced that authors and publishers around the world can now use the self-service Kindle Digital Text ...

Google seeks court approval of digital book project

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-02-18

Google, along with supporters and opponents of its ambitious digital book project, are set to appear in a Manhattan courtroom Thursday after five years of legal wrangling.

ReadHowYouWant and IPG Digital Partner to Offer E-books for Visually Impaired

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-17

Large-print publisher ReadHowYouWant has partnered with Independent Publishers Group Digital...

S&S Debuts Digital Author Widget

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-17

S&S has developed an author widget that will display information on all the books of an S&S...

Penguin to Offer Digital Catalogs

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-16

Beginning in March, the Penguin Group will begin making its catalogs available digitally...

Apple's iPad could be game-changer in digital-media censorship

Washington Post – 2010-02-14

I live in a country (France) where censorship is a big deal. It comes mostly from greedy celebrities; they use a legal system that largely favors them. Often, they find a compassionate judge to rule...

Ingram Digital, Ex Libris Offer Access to MyiLibrary e-Content

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-10

Ingram Digital has teamed with Ex Libris, a library automation and software developer, to...

Advertising Revenue Declines at NYT Co. Moderate in Q4, Digital Swings Positive

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-10

The New York Times Co. reported its earnings per share as 44 cents in Q4, compared with 36 cents for the same period a year ago, beating Wall Street expectations. CEO Janet Robinson (left) said the...

Staying Clear with Your Publishing Mission in a Transformative Digital Age

Folio Mag – 2010-01-29

For all the shiny new toys on display at last month’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas—from apps for everything, to TV everywhere, to e-readers that make breakfast—the scene was stolen by...

Creating and Marketing One-Off Digital Editions

Folio Mag – 2010-01-29

For a few years now, publishers have been utilizing digital editions as an alternative way of reaching their core print subscribers, whether it’s for economical or environmental reasons.

Digital Book World: Baker & Taylor Shows Off Kurzweil’s Blio e-Reader

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-28

Baker & Taylor senior v-p Linda Gagnon showed off Blio, e-reading software developed by visionary technologist Ray Kurzweil’s KNFB Reading Technology, at a session during the final day of Digital...

Digital Book World: Little Consensus on e-Book Pricing, Timing

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-28

There was little consensus at two Digital Book World panels yesterday discussing e-book pricing and when e-books should be released. Kobo's Michael Tamblyn showed a chart that indicated $8.76 was...

Digital Book World: Debating E-Rights Issues

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

In a dynamic panel at Digital Book World about rights in the electronic age, a number of hot-button, complex issues were broached on Tuesday afternoon.

Digital Book World: Piracy, Avid Readers and New Business Models

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

Macmillan president Brian Napack’s call for publishers to fight digital book piracy with a coordinated program of lawsuits, takedown pressure and anti-piracy legislation seemed to energize the...

Forecasting the Impact of the Digital Content Joint Venture

Folio Mag – 2009-12-22

Next Issue Media, the joint venture between Time Inc., Conde Nast, Hearst, Meredith and The News Corporation to create a common digital content format and storefront to distribute it, has attracted...

Digital Magazine Outlook 2010

Folio Mag – 2009-12-22

At the AD Show in July, Popular Science publisher Gregg Hano gave attendees his view of the future of digital publishing—not just for 2010 but also for the next five years—some of which have...

The New Face of Digital Editions

Folio Mag – 2009-12-22

As publishers continue to seek out the newest and best technologies to enhance digital readership (and drive online revenue), a slew of advanced e-readers—such as the Apple tablet, Mag+ and an...

Digital Book 2009: an eBook Stimulus Plan for Publishing

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-04-06

The Association of American Publishers reported last week that eBook sales represent the fastest growing segment of the industry while US book sales are in decline across all major book publishing...

Texterity Plans Launch of New Digital Reader

Folio Mag – 2009-03-25

Digital publishing vendor Texterity has announced plans to launch a new version of its Coverleaf Reader.

Playboy Makes Digital Archive Free

Folio Mag – 2009-03-23

Playboy went live yesterday with a digital version of its archive, allowing users to instantly view more than 50 back issues of Playboy for free.

HC Goes Digital With Catalogues

Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-23

Although questions still remain about the viability of digital galleys, at least one major house is going paperless with its catalogues. HarperCollins will be dropping the traditional bound...

B&N Digital Initiatives Coming, Riggio Promises

Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-19

Barnes & Noble has a broad range of digital initiatives in development, CEO Steve Riggio said, though he declined to reveal when any new services maybe rolled out.

Government considers a 'digital rights agency' to police legal use of copyright content online

PublicTechnology.net – 2009-03-16

The Government has invited views on the role a 'digital rights agency' should play in protecting and promoting the legal use of copyright content online, and how industry, consumer groups and...

Baker & Taylor Announce New Digital Media Distribution Platform

EContent Magazine – 2009-03-13

Baker & Taylor, Inc., a distributor of books and entertainment products, launched the first phase of its integrated digital media distribution platform through a strategic licensing partnership with...

The 10 Major Newspapers That Will Either Fold or Go Digital Next

Time Magazine – 2009-03-09

24/7 Wall St. has created a list of the 10 major daily papers that are most likely to either fold or shut their print operations and only publish online

MPA Announces Digital Award Winners

Folio Mag – 2009-03-03

The Magazine Publishers of America announced the winners of its annual Digital Awards during its Magazines 24/7 event today in New York. Taking Web Site of the Year honors were Wired.com (in the...

Condé, Time Inc. Lead Digital Awards Nominees

Folio Mag – 2009-02-25

Nominees for the Magazine Publishers of America's third annual Digital Awards have been announced. And, as usual, Time Inc. and Condé Nast-owned properties dominate the field of finalists.

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