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Publishers in the UK are Expecting Digital Revenues to Increase by 15% This Year

Editor & Publisher – 2013-04-10

Digital revenue growth among online publishers in the UK is expected to grow by 15 per cent in 2013 according to the fifth annual organisation census by the Association of Online Publishers, while...

AOP Census Predicts 15% Rise in Digital Revenue this Year

Editor & Publisher – 2013-04-11

Digital revenue growth among online publishers in the UK is expected to grow by 15 per cent in 2013 according to the fifth annual organisation census by the Association of Online Publishers, while...

More Than a Digital Book World

Publishers Weekly – 2013-04-12

With e-book and total digital sales posting steady—if generally smaller—increases in 2012, sales of print books held up fairly well across the book trade and at most major houses.

In a Constant State of Flux and Frenzy: Digital Solutions in India 2013

Publishers Weekly – 2013-04-13

Time was, when a company got a winning product (or formula), it was set for a few generations, or at least for several years. Not so today—even less so in the content or in the digital space.

New Statesman strides into its next century in both print and digital

Guardian – 2013-04-14

While our website can be fast, funny and irreverent, our magazine can be reflective, considered and deliberativeWhat's the point of a political and cultural magazine in the digital age? When the New...

MPA Is Getting Closer to Digital Magazine Ad Standards

AdWeek – 2013-04-15

Magazine publishers have found new fans for their content on tablets and e-readers, but will they ever be able to get advertisers to give them the same commitment? In the three years since consumers...

Led Zeppelin digital-book author Neal Preston: "It's right up the vein"

Yahoo! News – 2013-04-16

By Sharon Waxman LOS ANGELES ( - Led Zeppelin, that band that wrote the book on heavy rock, is now helping to rewrite the book on digital publications. Acclaimed rock photographer Neal...

Startup InsideClimate News’ Pulitzer marks a 'score' for digital-native journalism

Editors Weblog – 2013-04-17

Office-less, seven-person startup InsideClimate News beat The Boston Globe and The Washington Post for the Pulitzer Prize in national reporting, announced Monday. The committee’s choice marked...

Pears’ digital novel débuted at LBF

The Bookseller – 2013-04-17

Author Iain Pears and publisher Faber displayed the work in progress of Pears’ latest novel...

Skateboarder Magazine Goes Digital-First

Folio Magazine – 2013-04-18

Skateboarder Magazine isn't abandoning print altogether, but--not surprisingly for a young, male enthusiast title--it's going to concentrate a lot more on digital from now on.

Why digital book publishers are starting to embrace data

GigaOM – 2013-04-18

How are book publishers learning more about our evolving reading habits? Not surprisingly, ebook publishers are turning the industry toward thinking more about making data-driven...

What Does “Post-Digital” Book Discovery Look Like?

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-18

The challenge with digital is discovery, so David Roth-Ey of Fourth Estate and William Collins, is now looking at new ways to engage potential readers, including live events.

How Deep Has Digital Backlist Gone?

Publishers Weekly – 2013-04-20

E-book reading is becoming more common, and one way publishers are trying to take advantage of the growth in the use of digital readers is by plumbing their backlists, refurbishing classic and...

Digital Public Library of America Launches with 2 Million Items

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-22

Digital Public Library of America has gone live with some 2 million items, making a variety of digital collections from across the country free to access online in one place.

Travel+Escape's New Digital Magazine Dares You to Face Your Fears

CNW – 2013-04-22

Launch Issue Features Base Jumping and Space Tourism Available for iPad and iPhone on the App Store To Tweet This Release: To Preview the Digital Magazine Experience ...

Gannett's Digital Revenue Jumps

The Wall Street Journal – 2013-04-23

Gannett's first-quarter earnings rose 53%, helped by higher revenue from its broadcast business, circulation from publishing and a tax benefit. Digital revenue jumped 76%.

Is a Digital Book as Devout as a Physical Copy?

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-26

The devout of all faiths adore their books. They mark their most cherished passages and pass them on to the next generation. Can the same ever be said for a digital edition?

iOS reading platform Readmill partners with digital marketplace Gumroad

GigaOM – 2013-04-26

iOS reading platform Readmill announced three partnerships Friday. The Berlin-based startup is working with digital marketplace Gumroad, and has also partnered with U.K. companies Faber Factory and...

Rufoof Gives Boost to Arabic Digital Content

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-29

Rufoof, an startup in Dubai, aims to make Arabic digital content more widely available by solving ebook formatting issues and providing an app-based ebook platform.

HarperCollins to launch digital-first mystery imprint, with monthly royalty payments

GigaOM – 2013-04-30

HarperCollins will launch a digital-first line of mysteries and thrillers this fall. The company also said that as of August 1, it will pay all of its digital-first authors royalties on a monthly...

Hearst Gets its Million Digital Subscribers

Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-03

Last year, Hearst Magazines head David Carey said his company would have a million people subscribing to its tablet editions by the end of 2012.   That didn’t happen, and they...

Canadian poets go digital to redefine their craft

CBC – 2013-05-07

With National Poetry Month having just ended, five Canadian poets recently spoke with the CBC Community about what poetry means in the digital environment.

Auto Trader puts brakes on print edition as part of move to digital

Guardian – 2013-05-07

Trader Media Group confirms publication will go online only in June as website traffic reaches 11 million readers a monthThe final print edition of Auto Trader will be published in June, nearly four...

Digital consumer protection revealed in Queen's Speech

The Bookseller – 2013-05-08

Consumer protection laws will be updated to include digital purchases such as e-books, the Queen...

Hearst Magazines appoints president of digital media

Media Week – 2013-05-09

Hearst Magazines has created the position of president of digital media and appointed Troy Young from Say Media to the role.

Australian publisher 'on a journey from print to digital'

Guardian – 2013-05-09

Greg Hywood, chief executive of the Australian newspaper publisher, Fairfax Media, believes his company could abandon newsprint in favour of digital "in three, five or 10 years."In future, he...

An App That Turns Digital Reading Into A Social Activity

Fast Company – 2013-05-13

Dotdotdot imagines its users as one big book discussion group, with everyone wielding the same highlighter. Instapaper and Readability have both found success offering a simple, core interaction:...

A Peek at Hearst’s Digital Strategy

Folio Magazine – 2013-05-15

NEW YORK—Chris Wilkes admitted he was initially uncertain of how Hearst's digital efforts would play out—he even made sure to keep his old job when he started his work on tablets.

MEI Portico Version 2.5 for Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Now Available

Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-15

Jenkintown, PA (May 14, 2013) — MEI Portico™ version 2.5 has been released today as part of Managing Editor Inc.’s lineup of solutions for digital publishers....

Argentine import laws stifling digital sales

The Bookseller – 2013-05-20

The Argentine government’s economic protectionism is thwarting the growth of e-book sales,...

L,B's Blackfriars to publish crowd-sourced digital novel

The Bookseller – 2013-05-20

Little, Brown's Blackfriars digital-only imprint will publish a novel created by authors...

Digital Pioneer Goes Back to Print: No Ebook of Stephen King’s Latest

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-22

Despite his early support for ebooks, Stephen King latest novel, Joyland will be published in print only, with no digital version anticipated.

PublishNews Brazil: Brasilia Debates the Future of Digital Publishing

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-25

In this week's PublishNews Brazil, we look at Brasilia's debate on future of digital publishing, FNLIJ's awards for kid's lit, and Brazil's turn as the focus of the Gothenburg Book Fair in 2014.

Dwell Hires Yahoo Commerce Head to Run Digital Ops

Folio Magazine – 2013-05-29

Dwell Media has brought on former Yahoo VP of Commerce Brandon Huff to head its growing digital operations, including e-commerce efforts the company has been pursuing 

Insight: How Three UK Publishers Are Finally Making The Most Of Digital

Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-28

For the first time in a long time some optimism is returning to the publishing industry. Circulation numbers and revenues were decimated by the rise of the internet and while the future for print...

Khaled Hosseini's latest inspires digital Echo experience

CBC – 2013-05-30

A map of Afghanistan. Footage of a weeping man. A weather report for Kabul. An unusual new digital companion to Khaled Hosseini's And The Mountains Echoed is taking shape through vivid imagery,...

Parade Magazine Tries to Improve Appeal to Digital Readers

Editor & Publisher – 2013-05-30

Parade magazine is introducing a new logo this Sunday for the first time in more than 30 years, adopting a look reminiscent of Parade in the 1950s. But the retro look is just part of a series of...

Seeing Through Digital Eyes At The Biggest Book Expo In The Country

Fast Company – 2013-05-31

Book Expo America, BEA, used to be the place to go to get your hands dirty with printer's ink--all the books were hot off the presses. Now the annual industry gathering at New York City's Javitz...

A lesson from the book business: How to embrace digital transformation & make money from it

Poynter. – 2013-06-03

E-books have risen from next to nothing when the Kindle was introduced in 2007 to 14 percent of consumer publishing revenues this year. And that share is expected to bubble to 28 percent by 2016. So...

SkyDrive, Complex team up for digital magazine distribution

PC World – 2013-06-04

Microsoft’s SkyDrive will host the latest digital issue of Complex magazine, in what might be an effective cost-saving solution for niche publications. Microsoft representatives also indicated...

Facing Challenges, Mexico Commits to Digital Publishing Push

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-06

Mexico's digital publishing industry has been hampered by low internet penetration, yet the government and publishers are fighting to move ahead and innovate.

Growing love for digital magazines

Guardian – 2013-06-06

More than half the British population have bought and read digital magazines, according to research by lekiosk, the digital newsstand app that enables people to purchase magazines.Some other...

National Geographic Aligns Print, Digital Content Teams

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-07

  Lauded for its digital content recently, National Geographic is taking steps to sync that award-winning multimedia content across all channels. 

HC runs digital innovation contest

The Bookseller – 2013-06-06

  HarperCollins is challenging developers to create new digital products that reimagine...

Philip Pullman Calls for UK Authors to Be Paid for Digital Library Loans

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-14

In the UK, authors are paid by the government when their physical books are borrowed (around 6p per loan), but digital titles are not yet a part of that agreement.

Daily Mail: digital-only book reviews will be 'customary'

The Bookseller – 2013-06-14

  The Daily Mail's consultant literary editor Jane Mays has predicted that reviewing...

Consumer rights bill 'will boost sale of digital content'

The Bookseller – 2013-06-14

Richard Mollet, chief executive of The Publishers Association, has welcomed the "clarity...

Joshua Tallent of Ebook Architects on the State of Digital Publishing

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-17

Joshua Tallent, well-known ebook expert and founder of Ebook Architects, shares his views on current issues in digital publishing and ebook development.

Digital news is finally starting to pay

Guardian – 2013-06-20

Workable revenue models are emerging that make the future look brighter for publishers, a new report has foundNewspaper publishers beleaguered by digital developments for the past decade are starting...

Creating A Digital Library A Bookless Students

Fast Company – 2013-06-20

This Kickstarter tries to answer the question of why--in a world of digital media--kids in the developing world don’t have access to books. When Rebecca McDonald moved to Haiti after the...

Culturally Hip Korea Blames Digital Devices for Decline in Reading

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-24

A visit to the Seoul Book Fair reveals publishers are still wary of ebooks and blame smart devices for the decline in reading, even as Korean culture has become hip abroad.

Indy's Edward Snowden photo error was digital-only

Guardian – 2013-06-25

Independent's front page featuring picture of a man wrongly identified as NSA whistleblower did not make it into print editionTurns out Monkey's Monday tale about the Independent front page wrongly...

Byrne Leaving BusinessWeek to Start Digital Media Company

BusinessWeek – 2009-11-25

John A. Byrne, for years one of BusinessWeek's most prolific writers and later one its most admired editors, is leaving the magazine to launch his own digital media company. Byrne, 56, an executive...

So Your CEO Says You Need to Be A “Digital First” Publisher? | Part Two

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-21

More on the key areas you need to focus on for your digital strategy.

The Atlantic Launches a Digital Weekly

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-14


How Digital Informed Inc.’s Redesign

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-12


Video: Hearst Digital Media’s Whitmore and Welker on the Group’s Next Steps

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-11

The Hearst Magazines Digital Media division oversees more than 28 websites and 14 mobile sites, and is formulating strategies to increase advertiser ROI in the digital space while also enhancing the...

Helping Readers Make Sense of Your Digital Brand Offers

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-07

Have a well-defined set of expectations for customers based on platform and device.

The Age of Digital Printing: Printing and Paper 2012

Publishers Weekly – 2012-10-26

Digital print production has long been heralded for its ability to offer publishers the capability to economically produce books as needed and in smaller quantities than traditional offset printing.

Gannett Chief Digital Officer: 'The Sole Issue We Should Think About is How We Monetise Mobile'

Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-26

Publishers are all struggling to keep up with the shift to mobile, but US newspaper company Gannett is having to do things a little faster than most.  "The majority of our digital traffic...

Digital Edition Briefs | 6.27.13

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-27


These Digital Publishers Aren't Freaking Out Over Mozilla's Move

AdWeek – 2013-06-28

Mozilla was thrust back into the spotlight last week when the tech company again made clear it intends to block third-party cookies on Firefox. This week the Interactve Advertising Bureau fired back...

No Surprise: Student-Age Digital Natives Still Like Libraries, Print

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-28

A new Pew report takes a look at how 16-29 year olds view print books and libraries versus ebooks and digital offerings. Print is still the favorite among younger Americans.

Hachette UK's digital sales '£50m in 2012'

The Bookseller – 2013-06-28

Hachette UK's digital sales were £50m in 2012, its chief executive Tim Hely Hutchinson...

Execs Debate Role of Digital Apps, E-books at Licensing Expo

Publishers Weekly – 2013-06-29

Publishers, intellectual property owners, app and game developers, and other licensing executives are wrestling with how to monetize digital content and distribution, as well as how to use digital...

Digital rights protection and the future of writing

Guardian – 2013-06-30

SiDiM, an ingenious new rights protections system, may point the way to the experimental literature of the futureGermany's Fraunhofer Institute recently revealed that it is working on a new digital...

Court throws out Google digital books class status

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-07-02

Federal appeals court said certifying a class of authors was premature, and that merits of Google's 'fair use' defense should have been determined first.

Authors lose class status in Google digital books case

Reuters – 2013-07-01

(Reuters) - Google Inc notched a legal victory in its bid to create the world's largest digital books library, winning the reversal of a court order that had allowed authors challenging the project...

Google wins significant ruling in digital books lawsuit

San Jose Mercury News – 2013-07-02

Google will be allowed to present its argument that showing excerpts from books online is a 'fair use' under copyright law, before a court decides on letting the Authors Guild proceed with a...

News UK chief backs digital paywalls

Guardian – 2013-07-02

Mike Darcey says some organisations are sacrificing profits by staying free to view as they attempt to attract usersMike Darcey, the chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK publishing operation,...

Digital Edition and App Quality Control

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-03

How to limit your customer service ahead of time.

For the First Time, You Can Actually Own the Digital Comics You Buy

Wired – 2013-07-03

Image Comics announced that it will now sell all of its digital comics as downloadable via its website for both desktop and mobile users ? making it the first major American comics publisher to offer...

Genre Fiction and Digital Publishing: A Marriage Made in Heaven

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-03

The continuing growth of digital publishing has put even more energy into the flourishing genres of SF, fantasy, mystery and romance publishing, says Wired.

NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-02

NBCUniversal, one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies, has partnered with digital publisher Lion Forge Comics to develop licensed comic books based on popular TV shows...

Fairfax Launches Digital Subscriptions for The Sydney Morning Heald and The Age

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-02

  July 2, 2013: A new era in Australian publishing begins today as Fairfax Media launches digital subscriptions for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age websites and m-sites, and for its SMH...

How Digital Publishers Can Impress Media Buyers

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-03

Digital publishers are in trouble. There is incredible competition for direct buys from agencies. This is the cash cow, and if publishers had their preference, this is where 90% of their sales would...

Daily Star Sunday editor Gareth Morgan given new digital role

Guardian – 2013-07-08

Morgan named head of Northern & Shell's new digital newsroom as Richard Desmond bolsters his newspapers' online operationsGareth Morgan, the editor of the Daily Star Sunday, has been appointed head...

Q&A: Hearst Digital's Mike Smith

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-10


Omnipress Launches New Digital Publishing Platform Using Atex Web CMS Technology

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-09

Melbourne, FL – Atex, a leading supplier of Content Management, Advertising and Audience workflow solutions (, is pleased to announce that Omnipress, provider of educational...

Rogers Media Magazine Titles Reach Digital Landmark with One Million Tablet App Downloads

CNW – 2013-07-10

- With more tablet apps than any other Canadian publisher, Rogers Media celebrates one million downloads for its magazine apps-among them Chatelaine, Maclean's and HELLO! Canada - - Milestone inc...

IDG's PCWorld Going Digital-Only

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-11


So Your CEO Says You Need to Be A “Digital First” Publisher? | Part Three

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-12

eNewsletters, today, are the product.

PC World magazine ends print version -- will focus on digital

Betanews – 2013-07-11

Print media is dying; some may argue it is already dead. With the launch of the iPad and the current industry trend of tablet media consumption, consumers don’t want to clutter their homes with...

Digital marketing unravelled

The Bookseller – 2013-07-12

Nailing a Facebook news feed, working with Amazon’s algorithm, and building anticipation...

New York Times to launch digital magazine

Crains New York – 2013-07-13

Building on the success of its Pulitzer Prize winning interactive article "Snow Fall," the New York Times will launch what it's calling "an immersive digital magazine experience."Sam Sifton, the...

National Native American magazine going digital – 2013-07-15

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A weekly magazine that is a leading source of Native American news is abandoning print in favor of an online-only presence, in a cost-cutting move that worries some readers...

Guardian publisher cuts annual losses as digital revenues grow by nearly 30%

Guardian – 2013-07-16

• Guardian News & Media increases digital revenues to £55.9m• Parent company GMG reports profits before tax of £22.7mGuardian News & Media cut its annual loss by 30% to £30.4m in the year to...

NYT to Launch “Immersive Digital Magazine” and New Food News Product, Led by Sam Sifton

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-15

In a letter to the newsroom Friday, New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson announced that the company is launching a new, “immersive digital magazine experience,” as...

Aquafadas Takes Off With New Digital Publishing System Release Version 3.0

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-19

Montpellier, France -- July 11, 2013 -- Aquafadas, innovative developer of digital publishing solutions, today announced the release of the Aquafadas Digital Publishing System 3.0,...

Digital Virgo buys VirginMega

The Bookseller – 2013-07-22

Mobile and interactive media group Digital Virgo has bought VirginMedia, the online sales...

How News Organizations are Experimenting with ‘Digestible Digital Weeklies’ on Mobile Devices

Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-22

In the world of magazines, monthly printing provides content in tidy but untimely bundles, while Web posting does so in immediate but disorderly bursts.   Hoping to seize on the advantages of...

The Hollywood Reporter Names Daniel Strauss Digital GM

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-24


Chile’s Ebooks Patagonia on Latin America’s Digital Potential

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-24

In an interview, Javier Sepúlveda Hales of Ebooks Patagonia describes how his digital-only publishing company in Chile competes in Latin America and globally.

Digital fiction to overtake paperbacks in 2014, says Nielsen

The Bookseller – 2013-07-24

Nielsen is predicting that fiction e-books will overtake sales of fiction paperbacks, but not...

5 Digital Metrics Your Magazine Should Consider

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-25

Social media should absolutely be part of your 360-degree view.

AARP Study: Don’t Write Off Boomers and Seniors in Your Digital Strategy

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-26


Digital story generator promotes Maas

The Bookseller – 2013-07-25

Bloomsbury is promoting its forthcoming title Crown of Midnight by creating a digital story...

EA financials: 76% of revenues digital, and Apple its biggest retail partner

Guardian – 2013-07-25

$104m of mobile sales second only to Xbox 360 in value for the publisher in its last quarter, as it prepares for a new wave of competitionIt's strange to talk about "digital" revenues for games...

Management Shuffle at Hearst Magazines Digital

Folio Magazine – 2013-07-29


Hearst Magazines Finds Chief Digital Exec at The New York Times

AdWeek – 2013-07-29

In its second major digital hire of late, Hearst Magazines has hired Todd Haskell from The New York Times as svp and chief digital revenue officer. Haskell will be responsible for driving sales and...

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