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Digital Rights Managment to be dropped by Tor and other Macmillan sci-fi books

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-27

Digital Rights Management software was originally meant to restrict pirating of e-books, but many complain because of the restrictions it places on users.
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GfK MRI Launches Digital Ad Measuring Service

To address the growing need for accountability in digital marketing, GfK MRI has launched a syndicated service called Starch Digital. | Folio Magazine – 2012-02-09

HC: digital 'at 20%' of UK revenues

HarperCollins' financial performance continues to be unclear, with parent company News Corp... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-09

GigaOm Buys Digital-Media News Site PaidContent

GigaOm, the digital-media company that publishes a popular tech blog of the same name, is buying the digital-media news site PaidContent.org from London-based Guardian News & Media, GigaOM said... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-08

Orion to publish R J Ellory digital exclusive

Orion is publishing an exclusive trilogy of short stories by crime writer R J Ellory, called... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-06

Now and Then Jumps into Digital Short Pool

In early 2011, Amazon launched Kindle Singles, and among those who saw the potential of the short-form digital content model were Chandos Erwin, managing director of the digital agency Oatmeal Beach,... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-03

Digital Ad Lab to discuss future of printed mags at Digital London

The future of print-based publishing will be on the agenda at the next meeting of the Digital Ad Lab (DAL), which will take place during the Digital London exhibition at Excel next month. | PrintWeek – 2012-02-02

Digital-only short story trails Fforde novel

Random House has released the first direct-to-digital fiction title by bestselling author Katie... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

New York Times Digital Subscription Numbers Grow 20 Percent

The New York Times ended 2011 with 390,000 digital subscribers, up about 20 percent from its third-quarter total. Some of the new subscriptions came from the publisher's International Herald Tribune,... | AllThingsD – 2012-02-02

January book spend falls as digital bites

Printed book sales fell 12% year on year in January, with spending falling to its lowest point... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-01

Big names lose print traction in digital 2011

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'Agile' publishing at Digital Book World

Publishers may be falling out of love with apps, but they need to fall in love with their... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

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

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... | Guardian – 2012-01-24

Move to Digital: Lose Your Unwanted Books

Want to replace your traditional library with ebooks? Here are some sites and tools that can help you make your physical books disappear. | PC World – 2012-01-23

Post-Christmas digital sales rocket

Publishers have reported e-book sales surging by up to 355% post-Christmas, as Nielsen BookScan... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Digital Books: ‘Enhanced’ — But for Whom?

Today's Wall Street Journal takes a look at a new lineup of "enhanced" digital books that incorporate music, video and high-tech graphics. But as one Wharton expert notes, the market for these... | Knowledge@Wharton – 2012-01-21

31 Percent of Delivered Digital Ads Not Seen By Consumers

In a new study undertaken by comScore to support the release of a new digital ad measurement solution, the company found that 31 percent of ads are delivered, but not seen by consumers. | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-20

Panarea Digital Debuts Nearpod For Schools

Panarea Digital is an e-book, app, and mobile technology developer with a focus on education. The firm has produced interactive e-books for Barnes & Noble and other companies, but Panarea Digital is... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-20

Electrik surges into digital publishing

A group of children's authors has formed a collective called Electrik Inc to publish their... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-19

Report: Apple's educational announcement will focus on tools for developing digital textbooks

At a Thursday event in New York, Apple will announce a set of tools that make it easier to publish interactive textbooks and other digital educational content, said two people with knowledge of the... | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-01-19

How to make money from digital news

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YA market ripe for digital, say publishers

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German book retailer to restructure to face digital challenge

The earnings of German book retailer Thalia's parent group Douglas Holding will be hit by the... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

Jackie Collins backlist for digital

Simon and Schuster will release blockbuster writer Jackie Collins’ backlist in digital... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-13

EPMG Launches Hispanic Newspaper Digital Network

EPMG, the multicultural media placement firm based in San Diego, CA, is launching its digital division, which focuses on the development of digital properties including web and mobile sites, online... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-12

Wenner Hires New Digital Chief, Again

Wenner Media has named a new chief digital officer, David Kang, who becomes the third person to hold the position in less than a year. Wenner hired its first chief digital officer, Steven Schwartz,... | AdWeek – 2012-01-11

Publishers look to digital as physical sales slump £100m in 2011

Strong e-book sales over the festive period compensated for the decline in physical sales,... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-05

Mystery Apple event to focus on education, iTunes U, digital publishing?

The secretive Apple event planned for the end of Jan 2012 has attracted claims that it involves the textbook and digital publishing industry. | ZDNet – 2012-01-04

Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

Physical book sales in the final week of the year totalled £22.5m — down 70% week on... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-04

Digital Domain: For Libraries and Publishers, an E-Book Tug of War

E-books and audio books on the Web site of the New York Public Library. Publishers are waiting for an industrywide approach to e-lending to gel. | The New York Times – 2011-12-25

A more digital focus for Sun-Times Media after purchase by Chicago investors?

A local investment group is buying up Sun-Times Media for over $20 million in a move that may bring more digital focus to the media company. The Chicago Sun-Times, one of the papers owned by... | Editors Weblog – 2011-12-23

Amazon may benefit as digital goods sales jump

(Reuters) - Digital goods are the fastest-growing category online this holiday, led by e-books, suggesting Amazon.com Inc's strategy of blanketing the world with cheap e-readers and tablet computers... | Reuters – 2011-12-23

Ziff Davis Enterprise Debuts Live Digital Event for Tablet, Smartphone and Web Consumption

Ealier this month, Ziff Davis Enterprise [ZDE] completed a significant step in its OmniDigital strategy, rolled out earlier this year. | Folio Magazine – 2011-12-22

S&S' Reidy: Digital could 'reshape international business'

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Digital start-ups swell IPG membership

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Rodale Makes Digital Hire

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Digital marketeers set for busy Christmas Day

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Trinity restructures regionals for digital push

Trinity Mirror has restructured the management structure across its regional division and is creating 20 new digital positions as it looks to increase its focus on digital publishing and streamline... | Media Week – 2011-12-16

RH expands digital team

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History Press makes redundancies, grows digital

The History Press is in consultation with a "small number" of staff over redundancies,... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-13

Between the Lines: Author Amy Tan discusses first digital work

Since it started up in April, the San Francisco digital publishing site www.byliner.com has specialized in long-form narrative nonfiction. | SacBee – 2011-12-12

Survey: heaviest buyers moving to digital

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Condé Nast Partners with AdMeld in Private Digital Ad Exchange

In a major magazine publisher first, Condé Nast launched a private advertising exchange for select digital clientele. Partnering with service provider AdMeld, inventory from Condé’s entire digital... | Folio Magazine – 2011-12-08

John Blake prepares for 2012 digital push

John Blake has promoted four members of staff to reflect a new emphasis on digital publishing for... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-08

Orion acquires digital rights to Household's backlist

Orion has acquired digital publishing rights to the entire backlist of thriller writer Geoffrey... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-08

Package print with digital to thrive, says Schnittman

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Flashman gets digital

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Report: Digital ad exec Laura Lang chosen to lead Time Inc.

The Wall Street Journal | Poynter. – 2011-12-01

Time Inc. Finds Future In Digital Ad Executive

Laura Lang, Time Inc.'s new CEO, is new to magazines but she is well-versed in the digital media landscape. The publisher plucked her from digital ad firm Digitas Inc. | The Wall Street Journal – 2011-12-01

Digital Mastery: the rise and rise of The Economist

Once upon a time, people may have stereotyped of The Economist as a dry, formal publication, which aged company executives would leaf through in their dusty studies. But if those days ever existed,... | Editors Weblog – 2011-11-29

For Some, Digital Revenues a Sorely Needed Boon

With print advertising on the run, digital continues to rise. | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-29

Economist publisher boosts profits after digital-only subscribers top 100,000

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Digital Book Census shows rates creep up

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Finding Your Way Through the Digital Maze: E-Solutions 2011

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Survey: Magazine e-readers want more digital content

Association of Magazine Media | Poynter. – 2011-11-22

Digital ad revenue exceeds print for first time at Atlantic Media

The New York Times This is apparently the first time such a well-known magazine publisher has achieved the milestone, Jeremy Peters reports. Although The Wall Street Journal reports Monday that print... | Poynter. – 2011-11-21

Wenner Media Digital Boss Michael Bloom Leaves After Six Months

Bloom joined the publisher, which owns Rolling Stone, Us Weekly, and Men’s Journal, in May. Friday afternoon he sent out a memo announcing his departure. | AllThingsD – 2011-11-19

Digital Readers 11 Percent of Total Magazine Audience

For those who still doubt that magazine content has a place in the digital world, new data proves magazines’ growing digital prowess. | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-18

13 Ways to Jumpstart Digital Revenue

To conclude min day's Digital Summit at the Grand Hyatt in New York City this week, three digital publishing executives shared actionable tips on how to ramp up revenue, regardless of company scale. | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-17

Callaway Digital Arts talks book-apps, brands and edutainment

Chief executive Rex Ishibashi on exploring the crossover between digital books and video gamesThe world of book-apps is a crowded place, with traditional publishers jostling with developers and... | Guardian – 2011-11-16

Roanoke reorganizes for digital first publishing, lays off 3

MediaWire Memo The Roanoke Times is reorganizing its online news department as it shifts to a digital first strategy that editor Carole Tarrant calls “just the first wave in what will be an ongoing... | Poynter. – 2011-11-15

New digital short works series for Penguin

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Digital Devices Riding High

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Ziff Davis Realigns Management of eWEEK for Digital Transition

In the wake of its recent announcement to convert to an all-digital portfolio, Ziff Davis Enterprise realigns its eWEEK editorial staff. This translates to the division of eWEEK editor-in-chief... | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-11

The Times' Digital Head Steps Down; Conde Goes Hollywood

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Industry struggling with digital skills lag

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NYT Times Co.'s top digital executive to retire

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Books24x7: Professional Books Go Digital

Given e-books’ recent growth in the trade, professional books are clearly ahead of the digital curve. Books24x7 was one of the earliest companies in the professional e-book space, licensing and... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-04

Magazine ABC rule change allows inclusion of overseas digital editions

The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) has adapted its consumer magazine reporting standards to allow publishers to include their overseas digital editions. | Media Week – 2011-11-03

Yahoo unveils digital magazine designed for tablets

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-11-03

National Geographic Magazine Exceeds 100,000 Paid Digital Subscribers

National Geographic Magazine topped 100,000 paid digital subscribers this past weekend and the magazine's special series on world population, which was collected into one app called "7 Billion", was... | Folio Magazine – 2011-11-02

News Leadership 3.0 -- The business of going digital first at Morris Communications

Although the Journal Register Company has claimed the name “Digital First” for their new spinoff, JRC is not the only news organization making big—and long—bets on the ascendancy of digital... | Online Journalism Review – 2011-11-02

B&N new digital device expected "next Monday"

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 01/11/2011 - 09:49 Barnes & Noble is expected to reveal its latest digital device next Monday, as tablet competition hots up in the wake of Amazon... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-01

Digital Catalogues Take Over

Going from paper to electronic catalogues has become one of the biggest upheavals in the way independent bookstores buy, on a par with cutbacks in field sales reps. “I don’t think our choice is... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-28

Magazine Publishers Look to Where Digital is Booming: The Book Business

After the initial flurry of excitement surrounding the release of their digital editions, magazine publishers are now beginning to focus on the strategies behind the products. In addition to complete... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-28

Survey: Professionals Not Replacing Print With Digital?

This week alone, Ziff Davis Enterprise announced it will replace its three remaining print magazines with digital editions in 2012 and Hanley Wood president and CEO Frank Anton indicated that more... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-28

Ziff Davis Enterprise To Go All-Digital In 2012

Ziff Davis Enterprise has launched a new strategy called OmniDigital that will take the company all-digital with emphasis in four keys areas--traditional websites, mobile websites, tablets and... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-26

Oops! The Economist discovers it’s been giving away digital subscriptions

paidContent.org The Economist is revoking premium digital subscriptions from some users after realizing it’s been accidentally giving them full digital access — for five years, in some cases. The... | Poynter. – 2011-10-21

Should digital design look more like print?

Mike McCue, co-founder of Flipboard, told attendees of the Web 2.0 summit in San Francisco on Wednesday: "I believe the future of the web really is going to be more like print"The story was reported... | Editors Weblog – 2011-10-21

Issuu Adpages Makes Print Ads Digital-Ready

In the digital sector, some publishers are still waiting for online advertising to become as profitable as its print counterpart once was. Many complain digital ad offerings are not comparable to the... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-20

New York Times digital subscribers up 40,000

NYT has 324,000 readers paying for online content following strong summer, while its publisher posts healthy Q3 profitThe New York Times has added more than 40,000 new digital subscribers since June,... | Guardian – 2011-10-20

Erica Jong's 'Fear of Flying' goes digital

(10-18) 06:37 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- Erica Jong is the latest author to embark on a different kind of digital path. Jong has signed with the electronic publisher Open Road Integrated Media to release... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-10-18

Trends: Digital Advertising

A vast array of technologies and trends are transforming online marketing. Because it’s hard to wade through the changes, we’ve whittled them down to six that are significant. The death of the... | AdWeek – 2011-10-18

Digital to dominate by 2020

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 08:30 More than half of people working in the industry think sales of e-books will overtake those of their printed counterparts by the end... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-17

Authonomy launches digital imprint

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 13:30 Authonomy, HarperCollins' writing community for unpublished authors, is launching a new imprint with plans to publish 12 titles... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

News Leadership 3.0 -- Use cases for digital media: comScore report shows why they matter

Audiences aren’t what they used to be, especially for the news business. Once upon a time, publishers and advertisers mostly cared about were audience demographics. That’s because most... | Online Journalism Review – 2011-10-12

Digital and face-to-face drive Haymarket to £5.2m pre-tax profit

Haymarket, the international consumer and business publisher, has reported 2010 pre-tax profits of £5.2m after increasing revenues by 4% to £230.7m. | Media Week – 2011-10-07

Digital sales 'could be 15%' by year's end

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 14:39 Independent publishers are predicting that e-book sales may make up as much as 15% of their total sales by the end of 2011,... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Digital sales surging in Spain

Written By: Paul Rigg Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 15:10 The Spanish book trade is preparing for unexpectedly fast growth in digital sales, Liber, the international book fair for the Spanish... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

Frankfurt 2011: Going Digital Abroad

Last year at the Frankfurt Book Fair everyone was talking about digital rights. Same as the year before. With the e-book market exploding in the U.S., the fair is devoting more and more space to... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-07

Morris Communications merges print and online divisions during digital-first transition

Digital journey | Poynter. – 2011-10-07

Adobe Releases Single Edition in Digital Publishing Suite

In an expanded effort to support all of publishers’ app needs, Adobe’s Digital Suite now includes Single Edition capability. The service is available for iPad app creation, and supports apps... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-06

Publishing Scotland to launch digital fund for indies

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:21 Publishing Scotland has launched a "Go-Digital Fund" to support Scottish-based book publishers develop their digital... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Spanish book fair looks to digital growth

Written By: Robert Stokes Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 15:18 Liber, the 29th International Book Fair for the Spanish speaking world, starts today [5th October] in Madrid and takes place... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Librarians fear over digital stalemate

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:15 Librarians have warned that the year-long stalemate with the major publishers over the terms of e-book lending could damage the... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-30

Digital Advertising Logs Record-Breaking Quarter

Interactive advertising revenues totaled a record $14.9 billion in the first half of 2011, a 23.2 percent increase over last year. The growth rate is comparable to pre-recession levels, said Sherrill... | AdWeek – 2011-09-28

Study Shows Only 38.4 Percent of Digital Media Users Engage with Mag Content

As publishers prep for the next big tablet hope (Amazon is set to release its much-awaited tablet device on Wednesday), a new survey released from global business advisory firm FTI Consulting, Inc.... | Folio Magazine – 2011-09-28

Amazon founder heads digital advance on Guardian books power list

Jeff Bezos tops a list of the 100 most powerful people in publishing which charts the transformation of the books industry by digital technologySeismic shifts in the publishing world, transforming... | Guardian – 2011-09-23

Amazon opens digital lending across US

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 12:05 Amazon has made books for the Kindle available across 11,000 local libraries in the United States. Customers can search for books... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-21

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