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Viking buys popular science sun study

The Bookseller – 2012-02-10

Penguin has acquired a title written by solar physicist Doctor Lucie Green, which looks at the...

Ownership of tablets, e-readers jumps during holiday season

L.A. Times – 2012-01-24

In the U.S., 19% of adults owned tablets and electronic book readers in January, nearly double the percentage in the previous month, a survey finds. The growth comes as PC sales slow.Remember when...

Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Faber and Faber has set up a social media hub, The Spark, for teenagers to get involved in Faber...

Survey: 59 Per Cent of Newspaper Readers Say Price Has Put Them Off

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

The National Federation of Retail Newsagents (NFRN) says the results of a consumer survey make an “overwhelming’” case for an Office of Fair Trading review of the newspaper and...

Vook: iBooks Author has limited appeal for writers, readers

GigaOM – 2012-01-20

Following Apple's unveiling of e-book publishing platform iBooks Author Thursday, I reached out to Vook, the startup founded in 2009 by Brad Inman that provides a top-to-bottom publishing experience...

Washington Post Invites Readers To Subscribe To Staff On Facebook

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-20

Today, Mark S. Luckie — the founder of 10,000 Words, and now full-time social media guy at WaPo – invited readers to subscribe to its staff on Facebook. He wrote: Looking to connect with...

Cleveland Plain Dealer readers confused by decision to pull Non Sequitur comic

Poynter. – 2012-01-18

The Plain Dealer decided not to publish a Non Sequitur comic Friday that depicts a bunny looking at a police lineup of other animals and saying, “They all really do look alike to me.” In its...

Reading Agency to cheer up readers

The Bookseller – 2012-01-09

The Reading Agency is to launch a Mood-boosting Books campaign, teaming up with Vintage and its...

1 in 40 people now have e-readers

The Bookseller – 2012-01-04

Over 90% of the e-readers bought over Christmas were Kindles, according to research released...

Denmark's newspaper readers desert print

Guardian – 2011-12-23

We tend to think that it is only British and American newspapers that are losing sales and readers.Here's a reminder that it is happening elsewhere. The graph below may be indistinct, but the picture...

YouGov: books 'among most popular online buys'

The Bookseller – 2011-12-21

Books are among the items most commonly bought online, according to a report from market research...

E-Book Readers Face Sticker Shock

AllThingsD – 2011-12-16

Cheap new e-readers are expected to be one of the hottest gifts this holiday season. But new owners of Kindles and Nooks may be in for sticker shock on Christmas morning: The price gap between the...

Sticker Shock For E-Book Readers

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-12-15

New owners of Kindles and Nooks may be in for a surprise: the prices of some popular e-books have soared, and in some cases, the e-books are even more expensive than their printed equivalents.

CWA to launch readers' initiative

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) is to launch a new initiative, the Crime Readers...

Asda to sell Kobo e-readers

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

Asda will begin selling the Kobo wireless e-reader for £67 this Friday (9th December). The...

Oh the irony! Readers launch campaign to save a newspaper on Facebook

Guardian – 2011-12-06

I attended a breakfast lecture this morning - at the Savoy, since you ask - about the ongoing transition from print to online. I accepted the Chatham House rules so I can't go into details.However,...

Survey: Magazine e-readers want more digital content

Poynter. – 2011-11-22

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iPad Magazine Readers to Publishers: More, Please

AllThingsD – 2011-11-21

Publishers' hopes for the iPad and e-readers have come back to earth. But the people who actually download these things like them quite a bit, according to a new survey.

Digital Readers 11 Percent of Total Magazine Audience

Folio Magazine – 2011-11-18

For those who still doubt that magazine content has a place in the digital world, new data proves magazines’ growing digital prowess.

The readers' editor on... the removal of share prices from the financial pages

Guardian – 2011-11-14

Share prices have been dropped from print as a response to the changing ways in which our readership consumes journalismOne of the innovations at the Guardian when the paper went from a broadsheet to...

E-readers Are Big Winners in Tablet Wars

PC World – 2011-11-09

As budget media tablets race to the bottom on price, e-book readers are the real winners receiving deep price cuts and improved features.

Yahoo hopes to reach readers with iPad magazine

Boston.com – 2011-11-03

Yahoo is joining the computer tablet bandwagon with a digital magazine designed for the iPad.

Tablet Users Are Heavy News Readers

AdWeek – 2011-10-25

A year and a half since the Apple iPad was introduced, a new study shows that reading news has become a big part of what people use tablets for. But publishers still have a way to go to get people to...

How to introduce a new editor to the readers...

Guardian – 2011-10-20

Publishers often issue statements praising their incoming editors, but few are as fulsome and effusive as the one just published on his newspapers' websites by Eric Meyer.He runs three weekly papers...

FBF: Bricks and mortar shops need own e-readers

The Bookseller – 2011-10-13

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 08:57 Retailers will need to develop and market their own dedicated e-book readers if they are to compete with Amazon, delegates at...

2011 Man Booker shortlist most popular ever

The Bookseller – 2011-09-23

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 23/09/2011 - 08:10 Sales of the six novels in contention for the 2011 Man Booker Prize have totalled 37,500 copies across all print editions since...

More Readers, Sales for E-books

Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-23

There are almost as many e-book surveys as there are digital conferences. Two new surveys released last week provided more information, one on the impact digital readers have had on consumers'...

'Sports Illustrated' Goes High-Tech in Search of Younger Readers

AdWeek – 2011-09-07

For its latest college football tour, Sports Illustrated is going high-tech. The Time Inc. weekly is taking its Sports Illustrated Heisman Tour to 10 high-profile college football games, where it...

Newspaper magazines still matter; they deliver women readers

Guardian – 2011-09-04

As the Observer magazine reaches 45, there's life – and money – in supplements in the digital ageThe actual birthday – 45 years of the Observer Magazine – falls on Tuesday (though a "Not to be...

ABBYY FineReader now supports popular e-reader formats

Betanews – 2011-09-03

Moscow-based optical character recognition specialist ABBYY has released a major new update of its renowned OCR application. ABBYY FineReader 11 Professional Edition, which allows users to convert...

Advertising: A Magazine Bets That Readers Play Tag

The New York Times – 2011-08-23

Glamour wants readers to scan the Facebook icon next to the singer Rihanna, and other icons placed throughout the issue.

How Readers Respond When a Magazine Goes Digital-Only

Folio Magazine – 2011-08-23

Linux Journal feels the heat but also hears the praise.

Newspaper ad covering front page ‘shocks’ staff, but it’s ‘a real snoozer’ to readers

Poynter. – 2011-08-16

Romenesko Misc. A Richmond Times-Dispatch newsroom employee who asked not to be named says “the news staff is shocked and angry” over Sunday’s Wells Fargo ad wrapped around page one, but publisher...

Tablets More Effective Than E-Readers in Ad Engagement

Folio Magazine – 2011-08-09

In a new study released by Gfk MRI Starch Advertising Research, the collected data finds users are more likely to engage with magazine advertisements on tablets than on the e-reader platform.

Between the lines: Sacramento-area readers continue their summer book lists

SacBee – 2011-08-01

In early June, we asked you to share your summer reading lists with other readers. What books would you be spending time with on the beach, in the mountains or during that flight to the East Coast?...

Sony to launch upgraded e-readers

The Bookseller – 2011-07-14

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 14/07/2011 - 09:14 Sony is to launch a range of upgraded e-readers in the US to challenge Amazon's Kindle. The range of Sony Readers, priced from...

Beach-Worthy E-Readers

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-06-29

If you're heading to the beach this summer and you plan to read an e-book, you won't want to take your iPad. Luckily, the latest versions of the Nook and the Kindle offer glare-free screens and other...

Judging E-Readers by Their Book Readability

AllThingsD – 2011-06-29

If you're heading to the beach this summer and you plan to read an e-book, you won't want to take your iPad. Luckily, the latest versions of the Nook and the Kindle offer glare-free screens and other...

Mercury titles set to rock readers

The Bookseller – 2011-06-16

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 16/06/2011 - 15:44 Publishers are vying to be the champions as they bring out titles to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the death of...

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.

Council cutbacks hit blind readers using RNIB scheme

The Bookseller – 2011-06-02

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 09:33 Local authority cutbacks to the Royal National Institute for the Blind’s Talking Books service are leaving blind and visually...

Ofsted: libraries the key for 'keen readers'

The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 09:01 A new Ofsted report into the teaching of English, "Excellence in English", has highlighted schools' investment in books, home...

Nook Color a favourite among female readers

Editors Weblog – 2011-05-23

iPad is the number one tablet, but its status is being challenged at least on one front: The New York Times reported that the sales of women's magazines on Barnes & Noble's Nook Color e-reader, or...

Study Finds Readers More Likely to Skim Over Articles on an iPad Than in a Newspaper

Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-23

Research conducted by Miratech shows that paper is the clear winner for reader concentration and retention.

'Go the F— to Sleep' proves a popular lullaby with bleary-eyed adults

L.A. Times – 2011-05-18

The upcoming humorous picture book by Adam Mansbach, illustrated by Ricardo Cortes, is a viral sensation and No. 1 on Amazon.The No. 1 book on Amazon.com isn't "Bossypants" by Tina Fey or "Dead...

Comic shops seek readers on Free Comic Book Day

CBC – 2011-05-07

A decade after Joe Field was inspired by people queuing for free ice cream, his plan to lure new and lapsed readers by offering up free comic books has become an annual event embraced by publishers...

iPad users may not become book readers, report finds

The Bookseller – 2011-04-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:00 A large proportion of iPad owners in the US have not used the device to read an e-book, a survey from media and publishing...

Readers, Influence and Profit?

Editor & Publisher – 2011-04-28

How Le Canard Enchaine, a French satirical weekly containing no photos and no ads, consistently outsells rival newspapers.

Did author of 'Tea' lie to readers, fans?

SacBee – 2011-04-25

Best-selling author, lecturer and philanthropist Greg Mortenson – whose appearances in Sacramento in 2008 and 2009 for "Three Cups of Tea" were sold-out events – is under siege in a big way. In...

The readers' editor… on what really annoys readers

Guardian – 2011-04-24

Observer readers feel passionately that we should always get the story right'Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything," said laconic lawman Wyatt Earp, blowing the smoke off his Colt .45 after the...

Vatican newspaper goes online – but readers will soon have to pay

Guardian – 2011-04-20

Italian edition of L'Osservatore Romano will be available free until September, when a 'very low' charge will come inThe Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, has launched an online edition, but...

Mail Online becomes world's second most-popular news website

Guardian – 2011-04-19

Associated Newspapers' online network passes Huffington Post with 39.6m unique visitors in MarchMail Online, Associated Newspapers' online network, has overtaken the Huffington Post to become the...

Fiction Express seeks interaction from readers for digital series

The Bookseller – 2011-04-15

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 15/04/2011 - 08:56 An e-fiction venture aimed at tweens and teenagers is being launched by packager Discovery Books in May. Called Fiction Express,...

E-readers infiltrate book clubs

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-04-06

When confronting that powerful force known as tradition, club members say new technologies can lead to intra-club resentments and upend entrenched protocols.

Reading habits and readers' thoughts on The Daily

Editors Weblog – 2011-04-01

It has been two months since its launch and two weeks since the end of its free trial period, so how is Rupert Murdoch's tablet-only The Daily doing so far? While there aren't official figures about...

Popular Science sells 10,000 iPad subscriptions

Editors Weblog – 2011-03-30

Apple has received a not-so-positive reputation for having strict regulations for publishers who want to have apps on the iPad. It has become common knowledge that Apple gets a 30 percent cut of the...

Why iPads Will Beat E-Readers

PC World – 2011-03-29

As the market moves from paper to a primarily electronic medium, a new generation of authors will rethink what it means to write a book, and come up with ways to take advantage of the iPad's...

Borders collapse: readers turn to e-books

The Sydney Morning Herald – 2011-03-28

Interest in e-books has jumped since Borders and Angus & Robertson slipped into voluntary administration.

Microsoft and Apple Sue Over E-Readers, App Store

Folio Magazine – 2011-03-22

As the competition heats up, so do the lawsuits.

Popular Science Offers a Peek behind the Apple, Google Subscription Plans

Folio Magazine – 2011-03-10

Popular Science has been at the front of the pack in terms of early adoption since the start of the apps race.

How readers can correct newspaper errors

Guardian – 2011-02-18

Washington Post readers who spot mistakes in their paper can now do more than shake their heads, send a letter to the editor, or write an email.They can write their own corrections by submitting them...

More over-50s own e-readers than youngsters

The Bookseller – 2011-02-17

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 17/02/2011 - 13:50 More people aged over 55 own e-readers than the younger generation, according to a new study on digital reading habits. Data...

Staff and readers suffer in the local newspaper squeeze

Guardian – 2011-02-14

Consolidation has become the feared C-word in the regional pressDaily Mail & General Trust has never been known to run one business agenda when the company could be running three. So the Northcliffe...

Help File: E-book readers, except Kindle, offer digital loans from libraries

The Washington Post – 2011-02-13

Q: What e-book readers will let me take out digital loans from local libraries?

Kindle puts readers and friends on same page

The Independent – 2011-02-08

Amazon on Monday released a preview version of a Kindle software update that puts electronic book readers on the same page with friends still clinging to ink and paper works.

Readers try to predict how much the New York Times will charge for an online subscription.

Slate – 2010-12-15

Sometime next month, the New York Times will try again to do online what it does offline: Make readers pay. Media pundits are already speculating about whether this experiment will work—the...

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...

Media urged to make full use of ICT to relay info to readers

Yahoo – 2010-07-29

LEDANG: The media in Johor has been urged to adopt and optimise the latest information and communications technologies (ICT) to better relay Government policies to the people.

Conde Nast's Reddit asks readers for help

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-07-17

Though it's owned by a large media company, Reddit needs money, and it's turning to its loyal audience for help.

Murdoch offers freebies to get readers beyond paywall

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-06-20

The Times of London last week began closing down its free website and will charge for access.

University Readers Launches Harvard Business Publishing Collection; Expands its Online Library of Business Content to ...

Yahoo – 2010-06-21

University Readers distributes new readings in online library with the Harvard Business Publishing Collection.

Besser to Head Putnam Books for Young Readers

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-16

Penguin Young Readers Group announced today that, effective April 12, Jennifer Besser will join...

Readers Are Devouring Apple Book Apps

BusinessWeek – 2010-03-15

Demand for digital book applications on Apple devices gives developers and publishers fresh ways to make money—a mixed blessing for Amazon

E-Book Price Increase May Stir Readers’ Passions

New York Times – 2010-02-13

The most voracious readers of e-books have shown a reflexive hostility to prices higher than $9.99 for popular titles.

BA calls on readers to support independent bookshops

The Book Seller – 2010-02-10

The Booksellers Association’s Meryl Halls has...

Books, Readers and Teachers: A Wrap-Up

New York Times – 2010-02-06

Students and teachers weigh in with passionate and personal picks for their favorite titles and authors to read and teach.

Some News Outlets Ready to Try Charging Online Readers

New York Times – 2010-02-03

A new Steven Brill endeavor enables news outlets to charge their online readers. The tattered news industry may be ready to give it a whirl.

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...

Putnam Books for Young Readers' Paulsen Gets Own Imprint

Publishers Wekly – 2009-12-17

Putnam Books for Young Readers president and publisher Nancy Paulsen is launching an eponymous imprint, Nancy Paulsen Books, with the first titles landing in 2011. Paulsen, who has led the division...

Kindle Readers Ignite Protest Over E-Book Prices

Wired News – 2009-04-06

A group of Kindle e-book readers is protesting the price of e-books being higher than $10. Their rationale is that Kindle books cannot be distributed, traded or sold, and should cost much lower than...

'Washington Post' Readers Get to Vote on New Fitness Columnist

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-31

It's not exactly letting readers choose a Pentagon correspondent or the next managing editor of the paper. But The Washington Post is taking reader choice to another level with an online competition...

Made-to-order magazine lets readers choose

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-18

Time Inc. is experimenting with a customized magazine that combines reader-selected sections from eight publications as it tries to mimic in printed form the personalized news feeds that have become...

'Seattle Times' Executive Editor Tackles 'P-I' Readers Head-On

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-18

Executive Editor David Boardman of The Seattle Times greeted thousands of new readers this morning with a Page One column directed at former subscribers of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Abu Dhabi encourages young readers with book vouchers, gifts

Middle East Online – 2009-03-16

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair new initiatives take school and university students into account.

The iPhone e-book readers' guide

Macworld.com via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-12

The arrival of Amazon.com’s Kindle for iPhone app certainly raises the profile of Apple’s handheld wonder as an e-book platform. Of the many fine things the iPhone is already—planner, organizer,...

Haller Moves to Penguin Young Readers

Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-11

Jennifer Haller, v-p and associate publisher of the children’s book group at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, is moving to Penguin Young Readers Group as v-p and associate publisher, effective March 26.

Could customized newspapers bring readers back?

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-09

In an effort to attract more readers, The Los Angeles Daily News will begin offering a print-at-home paper this summer.

'Victorville Daily Press' E-mail Edition Reaches 10,000 Readers

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-02

The Victorville (Calif.) Daily Press is using the Email Edition Verican, earning the paper advertising revenue in addition to that from its print edition and Web site. The Email Edition is an e-mail...

Book App Makes E-Book Readers Out Of Smartphones

InformationWeek – 2009-02-10

Shortcovers' digital book platform essentially turns iPhones, BlackBerrys, and Microsoft Mobile handsets into rivals of Amazon's Kindle e-book reader.

Hitwise: Interest In E-Books, E-Book Readers On The Rise

WebProNews – 2009-02-02

The market for e-books and e-book readers seems to be growing bigger and bigger. It's not at all time to declare the death of the paperback, but new UK data from Hitwise shows that searches for...

'USA Today' Finds Doritos Crystal Ball Most Popular Super Bowl Ad

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-02

A Frito-Lay ad for Doritos featuring an office worker using a crystal ball to ¿free Doritos¿ was the most popular Super Bowl ad in USA Today¿s annual ¿Ad Meter¿ competition, according...

Magazine Readers Inspired By Obamas' Love Affair

NPR – 2009-01-28

Some of the nation's most popular magazines give listeners a sneak preview of their upcoming issues. Yanick Rice Lamb, of Heart & Soul magazine and Harriette Cole, of Ebony magazine, discuss their...

Encyclopaedia Britannica to let readers edit content

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2009-01-23

Encyclopaedia Britannica, the authoritative reference book first published in 1768, is to let readers edit its entries, it said Friday, as it battles to keep pace with Internet resources like...

Wall of Silence? 'L.A. Times' Readers Ask, Whatever Happened to Phil Spector?

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-21

Megastar record producer Phil Spector has been on trial for murder since October, but you'd hardly know it by reading the Los Angeles Times, some of its readers are complaining.

Kentucky Bill Seeks Protections for High School Reporters

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-20

Student journalists working for public high school newspapers would be entitled to free speech and freedom of the press protections similar to their professional counterparts under a proposal before...

Kentucky author, quilter and dollmaker Verna Mae Slone dies at 94

Lexington Herald-Leader – 2009-01-06

At a point in life when most people slow down, Verna Mae Slone found her voice. She was a quilter, a dollmaker and the mother of five sons. But after Slone found her voice, she also became the...

Popular and respected cell transplantation journal goes 'open-access'

EurekAlert! – 2009-01-06

( Cell Transplantation Center of Excellence for Aging and Brain Repair ) Cell Transplantation-the Regenerative Medicine Journal, the number two journal in the field of transplantation, has become an...

More readers picking up electronic books

International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-24

This year, thanks in part to the popularity of Amazon.com's wireless Kindle device, the e-book has started to take hold.

Critics Say Newbery-Winning Books Are Too Challenging for Young Readers

Washington Post – 2008-12-16

The Newbery Medal has been the gold standard in children's literature for more than eight decades. On the January day when the annual winner is announced, bookstores nationwide sell out, libraries...

How the e-book readers rate

San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-12-15

Sony Reader Digital Book PRS-505 Cnet rating: 3.5 stars out of 5 (very good) The good: Holds thousands of titles; excellent high-contrast screen is easy to read in bright environments; 128 MB...

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