AdWeek – 2011-10-06
Its no secret that Oprah Winfreys OWN network has been struggling since its launch this past January, with ratings currently behind those of its predecessor, Discovery Health. Now, OWN executives are hitting the reset button on the network, sources told the New York Postand theyre willing to drop a lot of cash to do it. Discovery Communications is reportedly investing millions of dollars in an effort to promote OWNs new programming and reel in more viewers. In the lead-up to their...
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GigaOM – 2011-12-14
Outbrain, a content discovery platform that helps online publishers drive engagement, has raised $35 million in a Series D round led by Index Ventures with participation from existing investors...
Poynter. – 2011-09-01
CNNs purchase of Zite this week underscores the importance of news publishers investing in the platforms that people use to discover content on tablet devices. Apps like Zite and Read more
Digital Media Wire – 2011-02-15
New York - Outbrain, a provider of content discovery and recommendation technology for publishers, announced on Monday that it has closed an $11 million, third round of funding.read more
Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-23
Authorities and employees are puzzling over the discovery of a loaded shotgun -- with a pistol grip not usually associated with hunting -- that was discovered hidden in the downtown offices of the...
Reuters – 2009-03-17
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Media company Discovery Communications Inc has sued Amazon.com, accusing the online retailer's Kindle of infringing its patent on electronic book technology.
International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-17
Discovery Communications Inc. says the Kindle electronic book readers from Amazon.com Inc. violate a patent that Discovery registered in 2007. Discovery sued Amazon in Delaware on Tuesday.
CNET – 2009-03-03
Six of fifteen companies pitching at the start-up conference Tuesday are offering new ways for you to find Web content you're likely to enjoy.
International Herald Tribune – 2009-01-26
As users spend more time watching videos on the Internet, the clips are fast becoming an ancillary revenue stream for media companies.
Media Week – 2009-01-19
Discovery Networks' UK chief Dan Brooke is leaving the company, with international chief operating officer, Sahar Elhabashi, taking charge until a replacement is found.
Media Week – 2009-01-13
LONDON - Discovery Networks EMEA has appointed BSkyB executive David Rey as chief operating officer.
Guardian Unlimited – 2008-11-27
Yudu launched in September this year as a self-publishing network and an experiment on online publishing. The firm employs 16 staff at bases in London, Lancashire and Boston in the US, and is...
The News & Observer – 2008-11-24
It's really not a shock that Bob Young reads a lot. He's the founder and chief executive of Lulu.com, an online book publisher. Lulu, which is moving its headquarters to Raleigh from Morrisville...
Broadcasting and Cable – 2008-09-24
Nine branded YouTube channels launch in U.S., targeted international channels to come later.
EnterpriseContentManagementConnection-ECM – 2008-07-31
ZyLAB, an innovative developer of Information Access Solutions, today announced that it is included in four separate July 2008 Gartner reports that focus on compliance, e-Discovery and content...
The Oklahoman – 2008-07-09
Joan Anderson, author of the best-selling novel "A Year by the Sea, took a year's hiatus from her family to spend 12 months on her own in Cape Cod, sorting through the debris of her life. The...
New York Times – 1970-01-01
Last fall Discovery spent $250 million buying the United States portion of HowStuffWorks; now it is striving to make the site more appealing to users and advertisers.
The Atlantic – 2012-05-17
Curators of rare books are finding that blogging gives their discoveries greater exposure, an example of how virtual work can support even the most tactile of pursuits.
The Bookseller – 2012-07-10
A new app discovery campaign has been launched for Kobo by mobile marketing agency Yodelmobile....
The Bookseller – 2012-07-17
Aspiring authors are being given the chance to pitch their novels to a panel of agents at a new...
GigaOM – 2012-07-19
Trapit, an AI-based discovery engine for Web content from the group behind Siri, is releasing its iPad app Thursday after launching a Web version last November. Trapit wants to compete against news...
Media Week – 2012-10-16
Hearst Magazines has appointed Amanda Turnbull as group publishing director of Esquire and Harper's Bazaar, replacing Tess Macleod Smith who left last year to join Net-a-Porter.
Los Angeles Times – 2012-11-09
Writer-neurologist Oliver Sacks, no stranger to exploring the odd workings of the human mind, reveals a few of his own exploits in new book 'Hallucinations.'NEW YORK — Oliver Sacks never meant...
Publishing Perspectives – 2012-12-19
Bookateria, a new book discovery and sales site, features titles that are being discussed, reviewed and recommended by those in the industry and the media.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-01-16
How two gallery owners found 'Rhoda's Ocean' – an unpublished children's book hiding under a pile of laundry.
GigaOM – 2013-01-18
Here's the main problem with book discovery online: Right now, it doesn't really work. New research shows that frequent book buyers visit sites like Pinterest and Goodreads regularly, but those...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-19
Laura Hazard Owen sums up the problem with book discovery like this: “It doesn’t really work." She offers several solutions gleaned from Digital Book World 2013.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-02-05
By incorporating trillions of calculations, Bookish.com, the new online bookstore financed by Hachette, Penguin and S&S, promises to apply Big Data to book discovery.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-02-27
By focusing on movie tie-ins and visual curation, UK app developers of The Nudge List hope to attract book buyers not accustomed to using traditional book sites.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-03-22
True online book discovery requires serendipity, which can't be programmed. The process is more going on a blind date and then falling in love with someone else.
GigaOM – 2013-04-03
Web discovery engine Trapit is launching a set of tools for publishers. Publishing clients can use the tools to create their own white-label iPad and web apps that surface content around given...
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.
GigaOM – 2013-05-21
The six finalists of the Publishing Hackathon held over the weekend in New York focus on discovering books in new ways -- whether it's by browsing book jackets or getting recommendations based on...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-06-05
The literary community has long believed that Agee's work 'Let Us Now Praise Famous Men' was rejected by Fortune magazine for its cryptic narrative, but a newly discovered typescript indicates that...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-07-02
Monitor readers share their favorite book picks.
AdWeek – 2013-09-25
Discovery Communications has inked a deal with ThingLink as the media giant looks to bring more visualization to its websites—and its burgeoning native ad business. ThingLink is a Finnish...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-25
Enthrill's Kevin Franco discusses his company's distribution platform to make ebooks salable in brick-and-mortar stores through ebook gift cards and author cards.
The Bookseller – 2013-11-08
Espresso Education, the UK provider of digital education resources for primary schools, has been...
Los Angeles Times – 2013-11-15
Amid efforts to persuade readers the Celts made a world map using a network of sacred sites, Graham Robb offers a vivid, respectful look at their culture."Anyone who writes about Druids and...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-11-27
Germany's Skoobe, Flipintu and LOG.OS are bringing fresh ideas and insight to helping German readers find their next book to read or buy.
The Bookseller – 2014-01-17
Anna Davis of Curtis Brown, agent for the Stella Gibbons estate, had no idea of the existence of...
AdWeek – 2014-01-25
Here's one way that Gravity, AOL's latest technology acquisition, could help the entire Web video industry: fix discovery. The difficulty in finding Web video content, particularly in a...
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-01-29
In the age of the internet, online promotional videos offer the best opportunity for persistent book discovery, argues Gabriel Pena i Ballesté of Bookmovies.tv.
Publishers Weekly – 2013-07-25
BookVibe allows users to search their tweets and extract the books that are being discussed by the people they follow on Twitter.
Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-03
Off the Shelf will highlight titles released at least one year earlier.
Publishing Perspectives – 2014-03-07
UK-based startup ValoBox offers an attractive revenue sharing model for those who use social media as a catalyst to sell books, empowering discovery.
Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-22
The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance has announced the dates for its fall regional trade show through 2017.
GigaOM – 2014-07-23
Video curation startup Frequency added Chromecast support to its Android app this week, making it possible for Frequency users to cast any of the app’s curated channels of online video sources...
Advertising Age – 2014-07-31
While it will be perpetually linked to Ireland, Guinness is now brewed locally in more than 40 countries across the globe, from Nigeria to Australia. In the U.S., however, the Diageo-owned brand...
GigaOM – 2014-08-04
Rhapsody has acquired music discovery startup Ex.fm, and the Ex.fm team is joining Rhapsody's team to work on its subscription product. Music discovery startup Ex.fm has been acquired by Rhapsody...
Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-08
Over the past few years, some regional booksellers associations have moved away from holding fall trade shows in favor of onferences or forums to reflect a greater emphasis on authors and education.
Advertising Age – 2014-08-14
Given the long-running success of Discovery's Shark Week, now in its 27th year, it's no surprise that the heavily hyped TV programming event attracts not only theme-week imitators but detractors....
Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-23
“Terrific” is a word that came up frequently when booksellers commented on the NAIBA conference held last weekend (Sept. 19-21) at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, Va.
CNW – 2014-10-16
MONTRÉAL, Oct. 15, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - An important scientific breakthrough by a team of IRCM researchers led by Michel Cayouette, PhD, is being published today by The Journal of Neuroscience. The...
Folio Magazine – 2014-11-26
As time spent gains ground on page views as the universal metric for engagement, publishers are trying to figure out the best ways to keep readers on their sites.
CNW – 2014-12-04
– Discovery named Channel of the Year – – CTV and Proper Television's MASTERCHEF CANADA recognized as Show of the Year (Non-Scripted) – – Bell Media congratulates production partner Paperny...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-01-29
Digital distributor Trajectory has an algorithm it claims can extract a book's 'personality' in order to offer better recommendations.
The Huffington Post – 2015-02-08
MONROEVILLE, Ala. — One morning late last summer, Tonja B. Carter was doing some legal work for her prized client, Harper Lee, when she found herself thumbing through an old manuscript of what she...
The Washington Post – 2015-02-17
MONROEVILLE, Ala. — Would you like to understand how the “new” Harper Lee novel, “Go Set a Watchman,” came to be billed as a long-lost, blockbuster sequel to “To Kill a Mockingbird” —...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-05-04
Jim Bryant of Trajectory.com argues that advancements natural language processing leading to keywords may unlock a revolution in book discovery. The post How Keywords, Machine Learning Unlock Book...
BBC – 2015-05-26
A leading literary magazine that claimed to have found an unpublished poem by Philip Larkin admits that it was the work of a different writer.
Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-27
Discovery Communications’ publishing program is set to expand with an array of new titles from Time Inc. Books, Parragon, and other licensees.
Engadget – 2015-05-28
Finding kid-friendly content in the clutter of inappropriate digital entertainment is one of the hardest tasks for parents. Google Play will now include a discovery tool that makes it easier for...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-05-28
Executives from Goodreads, HarperCollins, and Penguin Random House shared book discovery tactics in the age of overload at BEA's IDPF conference on Tuesday. The post Where’s Waldo the Reader?...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-29
On May 12, nearly 300 people gathered at the Standard Hotel in New York City’s Meatpacking District to celebrate 25 years of Barnes & Noble’s Discover Great New Writers Program.
The Guardian – 2015-06-19
As the curtain raises on Independent Bookshop Week, Helen Dunmore argues that, despite the convenience of shopping online, readers need to browse real shelves packed with real booksThe 10 best...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24
Latino digital network MiTu announced on Tuesday that it is expanding its relationship with Discovery Communications' U.S. Hispanic division in a new multiplatform development deal.
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-06-26
Jim Bryant draws examples from Trajectory.com bookselling partners in China to argue that superior, localized metadata increases book sales — everywhere. The post Employing Localized Data for...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-28
Discovery Communications has survived its brush with mighty Comcast.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-08-11
Some scholars suggest that the Bard may have smoked marijuana for inspiration, but others are skeptical.
Fast Company – 2015-08-27
The messaging app is adding Mashable, IGN, and Tastemade to the Discover tab, upping its count to 15 publishers.In an ongoing effort to bring more media brands onto its Discover platform—and boost...
Digiday – 2015-08-31
Virtual reality may still be closer to science fiction for most people, but don't tell that to Discovery. The company's new eight-person virtual reality unit has gone deep on the tech with videos...
The Huffington Post – 2015-09-18
It's a truism that "content is king," but content without well-targeted distribution leaves a lonely kingdom. So, perhaps distribution is queen? Even if you have both of those, though, young people...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-09-21
French app BookWeather is a social network that rates books as you might describe the weather, that also offers a bespoke physical book subscription service. The post France’s BookWeather App...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-10-21
Judith E. Markham, managing editor at the publishing arm of Our Daily Bread Ministries, and Carol Holquist, publisher of the press, are retiring. They are being replaced, respectively, by Joyce...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-10-23
A host of organizations are working to make publishing more effective worldwide.
The Bookseller – 2015-10-28
Curtis Brown and Conville and Walsh are to host a Twitter based event dedicated to "de-mystifying" the publishing process for prospective authors, called Discovery Day Online. Following the...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-11-09
A Mellon grant is funding UPScope, a new visual discovery platform for long-form scholarly platform from the Association of American University Presses. The post Grant Funds New University Press...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-12-11
A new app aims to shake up book recommendations with a little help from some bookshelf selfies.
Publishing Perspectives – 2016-01-07
Intellogo Founder and CEO Neil Balthaser examines the challenge of discoverability and provides a solution for the flood of content on self-publishing platforms. The post Curation, Discovery, and...
Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-13
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. This is actually kind of an exciting time of year on the movie calendar, after awards season, not yet...