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Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 finally an e-book

CBC – 2011-11-30

Science fiction and fantasy author Ray Bradbury, longtime enemy of the e-book, has finally allowed his dystopian classic Fahrenheit 451 to be published in digital format.

`The Color Purple' finally released as an e-book

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-09-20

(09-20) 05:01 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- Alice Walker's "The Color Purple," a Pulitzer Prize winner in 1983 and still a widely taught and talked about novel, is finally coming out as an e-book. But not...

Twitter Finally Unveils Analytics (But Only in Private Beta)

AllThingsD – 2011-09-13

Twitter unveiled its long-awaited analytics product today, based on data provided about tweets and clicks facilitated by its link shortening service and "Tweet Button" tool for publishers.

Finally, a Better Way to Measure Impressions?

AdWeek – 2011-08-22

Ad impression numbers are about to go down—that is, at least, if RealVu has anything to do with it. The Salt Lake City-based ad tech startup has, with the blessing of IAB and accreditation from the...

Murdoch scandal: Is his domination of the British political class finally coming to an end?

Slate – 2011-07-22

It was about two decades ago, but I can still remember how long it took and how much atmosphere it sucked out of the room. In a sort of dress rehearsal for more recent events, a pair of Guardian...

Google's +1 Button Is Finally Ready for Publishers

AllThingsD – 2011-06-01

As expected, Google today released its +1 button for publishers, which solicits user votes to move Web pages higher in Google rankings. The product was oddly delayed given +1 is has been live in many...

Magazine Association Finally Finds a New Chairman

AdWeek – 2011-04-12

The Association of Magazine Media has named Michael Clinton as its new chairman, plugging a vacancy created when Jack Griffin was forced to give up that post in February after he was fired as CEO of...

It’s Finally Here: The NYT’s Paywall

EContent Magazine – 2011-03-18

Posted in ArticleIt's been a long time coming, but the New York Times has finally announced the details of the paywall it's been talking about for what feels like years. It' a little complicated, so...

And finally, The New York Times paywall has arrived!

Editors Weblog – 2011-03-17

"Today marks a significant transition for The New York Times as we introduce digital subscriptions", announces Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., publisher of the paper, today, March 17th, on the paper's...

Writer who was rejected 100 times is finally rewarded

The Independent – 2011-01-05

A web designer and aspiring children's author, whose debut novel was turned down by 100 literary agents and publishers prior to being picked up by Andersen Press, was yesterday rewarded for his...

Kindle Finally Learns How To Share

The New York Observer – 2010-12-30

Amazon quietly enabled their Kindle e-reader with a lending feature that allows users to give e-books away for fourteen day periods, reports eBookNewser.

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...

Grisham Goes Digital...Finally

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-16

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

News Analysis: Is the Day of Tiny Ads Finally Here?

New York Times – 2010-02-01

Maybe Apple’s iPad will tip the balance toward the perenially next big thing on the small screen.

Google Goggles: will we finally ditch the travel guidebook?

Times Online – 2009-12-23

The death of the travel guidebook has long been prophesied because of the explosion of travel information online, but travel blogs and forums have not had the swingeing impact that the doomsayers...

Good News, Finally: 'Tucson Citizen' Will NOT Close Saturday

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-18

The Tucson Citizen will not close as planned on Saturday because there are continuing negotiations with two interested buyers, the newspaper's publisher, Gannett Co. Inc., announced Tuesday.

Vicki Iseman, Lobbyist Linked to John McCain, Finally Sues 'NYT'

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-30

Rumors surfaced one year ago.

David Hirshey Victorious As HarperCollins Beauty Contest For $2.5 Million Sarah Silverman Book Finally Ends

The New York Observer – 2008-12-12

Nearly a month of suspense at 10 East 53rd Street came to a close yesterday when HarperCollins house joker David Hirshey was informed that Sarah Silverman had chosen him over two of his colleagues...

'Providence Journal' Finally Reports Layoffs

Editor And Publisher – 2008-10-10

More than two weeks after telling staffers that some 31 newsroom employees would be laid off, The Providence Journal finally reported the news to readers Friday in a story that declared the cuts...

After a Century, a Literary Reputation Finally Blooms

New York Times – 2008-09-13

Joaquim Maria Machado de Assis died 100 years ago this month and has since gone from being a fringe figure in the English-speaking world to a literary favorite hailed as an unjustly-neglected...

Nielsen Business Media and Hollywood Reporter: Finally For Sale? via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-04

Is it? That's been the speculation for a long time now, and Sharon Waxman, the former NYT reporter, says that Hollywood Reporter and the other 41 trade papers in Nielsen Business Media division is...

End of a Kafkaesque nightmare: writer's papers finally come to light

Guardian Unlimited – 2008-07-09

News: Previously unseen documents and personal belongings of the writer Franz Kafka, which were hoarded for 40 years in a Tel Aviv flat by executor's secretary, may soon be revealed

Finally! Pottermore will open in April

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-03-09

After lengthy beta testing, the Harry Potter website Pottermore will be open to the public starting in early April.

Zinio finally hits the PlayBook, becomes your Berry own magazine stand

Engadget – 2012-03-20

Zinio's had a comfortable spot sitting on the Android and iOS stores for months, but up until now, it'd been steering clear of a certain App World. Fast forward to today and the digital magazine...

Harry Potter E-Books Finally Arrive on J.K. Rowling's Pottermore

PC World – 2012-03-27

Pottermore was due to go live in October, but it missed its launch. The is expected to open to the public early next month.

Finally, E-Books for Potter

The Wall Street Journal – 2012-03-28

The bookstore feature of J.K. Rowling's Pottermore website went live Tuesday, enabling English-language readers to buy the digital and audiobook editions of all seven Harry Potter novels.

John Derbyshire Has (Finally) Been Fired

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-04-08

National Review editor Rich Lowry has finally announced the firing of controversial writer John Derbyshire. Lowry broke the news on the NR website Saturday night saying that Derb,...

DOJ Finally Sues Apple and Publishers for E-Book Price Fixing

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-04-11

Apple and a handful of publishers got hit with a price-fixing lawsuit on Wednesday, with the Department of Justice finally snipping the string on the sword of Damocles that's been dangling over...

Flipboard finally brings its magazine-like news reader to Android

Betanews – 2012-06-22

Flipboard, the social newsreader with a stylish magazine-like design, has emerged from beta and is now available free for all Android devices, including the Kindle Fire (although it’s optimized for...

She finally let her gift shine out

SacBee – 2012-07-15

In her three novels and two short-story collections, Joan Frank has chosen one of the most difficult (and interesting) of all topics. As she puts it, "Contemporary relations between men and...

Tribune Finally Wins Court Nod to Exit Bankruptcy

Editor & Publisher – 2012-07-16

(Reuters) - Tribune Co has won court approval to emerge from bankruptcy, more than 3-1/2 years after seeking Chapter 11 protection following a leveraged buyout that saddled the publisher of the...

Emotional Eaters Finally Get 'Chicken Soup for the Soul' Soups

BusinessWeek – 2012-08-30

The publisher of the popular series of inspirational self-help books is spinning off a new line of comfort foods

In Japan, Kindle May Finally Push Publishers Into E-books

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-05

Like Kobo, Amazon's Japan e-bookstore is hampered by limited title selection, but the recent launch will motivate publishers to finally digitize their catalogs.

Amazon Kindle finally hits Japan

The Bookseller – 2012-11-19

A marathon wait and one Herculean wrestling match with recalcitrant publishers later, the Kindle...

Hearst: Women finally embracing online magazines thanks to 7-inch screens

GigaOM – 2013-02-12

The arrival of the iPad was supposed to boost online subscription sales for magazines. It didn't work out that way. But smaller devices like the iPad Mini and Nook are starting to change that.

Ray Bradbury's work finally available digitally in the UK

Guardian – 2013-02-20

A new deal with HarperCollins includes works currently out of print, but the science-fiction author was dismissive of ebooksThe ebooks of the late Ray Bradbury, who once memorably dismissed digital...

Christian Self-Publishers Finally Get Some Respect

Publishers Weekly – 2013-03-29

These days, Christian self-publishing has moved from the Rodney Dangerfield era to the Aretha Franklin age.

German Readers Finally Embracing Ebooks, Self-Publishing

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-04-03

Discussions at this year's Leipzig Book Fair proved that ebooks and self publishing are gaining wider acceptance in Germany, and readers are more open to digitization.

Occupy’s legacy: The media finally covers social protest fairly – 2013-04-14

Occupy's message about income inequality took hold because the media, for once, took a grassroots protest seriously

Is Interactive Fiction Finally Reaching Critical Mass?

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-17

Several new high profile interactive fiction titles have been released so far this year, suggesting that publishers and readers may finally be ready for the medium.

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...

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...

Finally, a Good Summer Literary Feud

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-07-19

Ah, nothing like an old-fashioned East Coast-West Coast literary feud to spice up the summer.  The scrappy upstarts at the Los Angeles Review of Books are apparently beefing with Robert...

Newsweek Finally Has a New Owner

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-04

Barry Diller was finally able to correct a mistake on Saturday when the business mogul finally sold the digital remains of Newsweek to IBT media, the owners and publishers of...

The Feud Between Barnes & Noble and Simon & Schuster Is Finally Over

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-20

Barnes & Noble and Simon & Schuster have finally reached an agreement after months of squabbling over book pricing, reports to Publishers Weekly.    

Is That Quantum Computer for Real? There May Finally Be a Test

Wired – 2013-08-23

How do you know if a quantum computer is real? Quanta Magazine investigates a new protocol that offers a possible solution.    

Maya Angelou Will Finally Be Honored by the National Book Foundation

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-09-06

Maya Angelou, author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, will finally receive an honorary National Book Award this year.    

Jennifer Weiner: I’m Glad The NYT Is Finally Covering Commercial Fiction, And Sorry If I Went Too Far

The Huffington Post – 2013-09-10

When Terry McMillan published “Waiting to Exhale” in 1992, it was a game-changer. It sold 4 million copies, spent 38 weeks on the bestseller list, and showed the publishing world that there was...

Facebook finally allows you to edit your embarrassing tyops, er, typos

Engadget – 2013-09-27

If you've ever written "poo" instead of "pool" or "duck" instead of, er, "suck" in your Facebook status updates, then we've got good news for you. At long last, you can finally edit your post after...

Morrissey's Autobiography Is Finally Being Released

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-10-04

After a mysterious and bizarre alleged disagreement with his publisher, a possible publicity stunt, and lots of anticipation, Morrissey has announced that that his autobiography, all 480 pages of it,...

Official Facebook app (finally!) available for Windows 8.1 users

PC World – 2013-10-17

For all the improvements Microsoft has made in bolstering the Windows Store's app selection, one insistent question has held back the company's dreams of grandeur: "Yeah, but where's Facebook?"...

Samsung finally offering the ATIV Book 9 Plus in the US with a 256GB SSD, Core i7

Engadget – 2013-10-18

If you read our review of Samsung's new flagship Ultrabook, the ATIV Book 9 Plus, you know we mostly adore it: it's exceptionally thin, runs cool and rocks a best-in-class display. Unfortunately for...

After 15 Years, PEN International Finally Opens in Myanmar

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-31

After years of being blocked by a hostile government, a PEN International Center has finally opened in Myanmar, with 23 active members.

Flipboard finally comes to Windows 8.1

Betanews – 2013-11-15

There is a ton of valuable news and information on the internet. Unfortunately, this information is scattered across the web, which makes for a frustrating experience. Sure, you can utilize an RSS...

Hands-on: Flipboard (finally) lands on Windows 8.1

PC World – 2013-11-15

Microsoft is continuing to fill in the gaps in its Windows Store catalog with the arrival of Flipboard for Windows 8.1. Just like its iOS and Android counterparts, Flipboard's Windows 8.1 app offers...

Tim Geithner Finally Moving to Wall Street

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-11-16

After a year spent working on a book and touring the lucrative speaking circuit, former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner finally got a new job with a private-equity firm, following a long line of...

Did Preacher Finally Find a Home at AMC?

AdWeek – 2013-11-19

It's been a long way for Preacher from the comic book page to the small screen, but an adaptation of the salty DC Comics horror/Western book (formerly with DC's corporate sibling HBO) might...

Goodreads and Second Screen integration finally hitting Kindle Fire HD and HDX

Engadget – 2013-11-18

Today marks the debut of two features we've been waiting for since Amazon first announced its new Kindle Fire line lo so many weeks ago. Goodreads and Second Screen integration will be rolling out to...

Twitter Finally Appoints a Woman to Its Board of Directors

The Atlantic Wire – 2013-12-05

Twitter's Board of Directors is no longer 100 percent men, after the company announced the appointment of former publishing CEO Marjorie Scardino to its ranks.    

Are Millennial Women Finally Getting Paid The Same As Their Male Peers?

Fast Company – 2013-12-16

Twenty-something women are asking for--and getting--higher wages. But there's still a long way to go in changing the culture of the workplace, both within and outside of the white-collar world.Last...

How Facebook's Mobile Ad Network Could (Finally) Upend A Backwards Industry

Fast Company – 2014-01-25

By understanding our tastes and habits, Facebook could steal billions of dollars in ads from traditional media and get Madison Avenue out of the stone age.Facebook has never been a company lacking in...

'Gone Girl' Finally Hits Paperback

Publishers Weekly – 2013-12-02

With more than 6 million copies sold, and 71 weeks spent on the New York Times's hardcover bestseller list, Gillian Flynn's thriller, Gone Girl, is coming to paperback.

Mika Brzezinski's Dad Finally Appears On 'Morning Joe'... And He Might Never Be Back Again

The Huffington Post – 2014-02-28

Mika Brzezinski might be regretting persuading her father to come on "Morning Joe." The MSNBC co-host said she has been trying to get her dad, the former National Security Advisor, to be a guest on...

My fictional fantasy: Finally, a world where writers matter! – 2014-03-08

I was once among those who scoffed at writers' conferences. Then I attended AWP and felt powerfully transformed

J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Beowulf' Translation Finally Being Released

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-21

About 90 years ago, J.R.R. Tolkien translated the 11th-century Old English epic poem "Beowulf" and then put it on the shelf. It remained there unpublished -- until now. For the first time ever,...

Superman Artwork Featuring JFK Finally Finds Home In His Boston Museum

The Huffington Post – 2014-03-21

BOSTON (AP) — Superman has finally soared into the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston. Legendary comic book artist Al Plastino thought he donated the 10 hand-drawn comic...

Tennessee Williams' 'Crazy Night' finally published

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-03-25

NEW YORK (AP) -- Before his mother became the model for Blanche DuBois of "A Streetcar Named Desire" and his sister the inspiration for Laura Wingfield of "The Glass Menagerie," Tennessee Williams...

Is Dawn Finally Breaking For E-books in Spanish? Spanish Books Spring 2014

Publishers Weekly – 2014-04-04

In recent months, the double-digit sales growth of e-books in English has begun to plateau, but since the Spanish-language book market tends to be around three to five years behind the...

Amazon speaks – finally – about its dispute with publisher Hachette

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-04

Amazon senior vice president of Kindle content Russ Grandinetti told The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is acting 'in the long term interest of our customers.'

Harper Lee's classic, 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' is finally available as an e-book

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-10

'To Kill a Mockingbird,' the 1961 Pulitzer Prize winner that often appears on 'most-loved books' lists, has been released as an e-book for a new generation of readers.

Twitter’s “buy now” button could finally unlock micropayments for the media

GigaOM – 2014-07-12

Past experiments in micropayments on Twitter have flopped. Could the new "buy now" button be the answer struggling media companies and publishers have been longing for? Paul Armstrong looks at the...

Creator of Scott Pilgrim Finally Returns With New Graphic Novel Seconds

Wired – 2014-07-15

More than 10 years after the first Scott Pilgrim book came out, O'Malley is back with Seconds, his first new graphic novel since the series ended.

Amazon Finally Explains Why It's Fighting A Big Publisher

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-30

Amazon is finally opening up about its fight with publisher Hachette. The two companies have been embroiled in contentious negotiations over e-book pricing for months. Until now, no one was talking...

This week in bitcoin: Free payment processing finally takes true advantage of bitcoin tech

GigaOM – 2014-08-01

BitPay killed off its transaction fees on its starter plan, making bitcoin payment processing free for merchants. Coinbase then followed suit for nonprofits. This week in bitcoin: Free payment...

Sandstorm’s decentralized hosting platform could finally make indie web apps viable

GigaOM – 2014-08-01

Currently crowdfunding, Sandstorm is a genuinely exciting opportunity for the creation of a viable, federation-friendly indie web-app ecosystem. It promises the benefits of running your own server,...

Two reasons now might finally be the right time for iPhone to gain NFC

GigaOM – 2014-08-29

Every year, we hear the rumor that the next iPhone will get NFC support and this year is no exception. However, there are two important differences that could mean the time is right for NFC in the...

Google Glass finally goes on sale on the US Google Play store

GigaOM – 2014-09-05

Google Glass has arguably shed its techie-exclusive image, and people interested in Google’s computerized spectacles have been able to buy them from Google’s dedicated Glass sales site...

It’s finally here: Apple’s first foray into wearable technology is called Apple Watch

GigaOM – 2014-09-09

The speculation is over: Apple's long-rumored smartwatch is called the Apple Watch. Pricing starts at $349 and it will be available in early 2015. It’s finally here: Apple’s first foray...

Flipboard is finally available on Windows Phone

PC World – 2014-10-02

Flipboard: it’s been one of the great white whales of the Windows Phone platform, but Microsoft has finally landed it.Flipboard’s newsreader app can now be downloaded from the Windows Phone...

Moroccans Finally Make a Stand in Frankfurt

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-10-14

Working in multiple language and genres, twelve publishers from Morocco exhibited together at the 2014 Frankfurt Book Fair.

“I spent 10 years doing New York all wrong”: Adelle Waldman on youth, loneliness and finally finding Brooklyn – 2014-10-14

I loved the city, until debt, job frustrations and loneliness took over. Then I found my people and it all changed

The hoverboard is finally real

Stuff – 2014-10-22

This post was originally published on Mashable.

The New Yorker Finally Realized Us Plebeians Don't Get Their Cartoons

The Huffington Post – 2014-10-24

Hey, highbrow literary references aren't for everyone. But then, why are you reading The New Yorker? Longtime New Yorker Cartoon Editor Bob Mankoff just launched a new series in which he breaks down...

Flipboard Finally Ditches Its iPad Roots With a Smarter Phone App

Wired – 2014-10-29

Flipboard may have been the original iPad magazine, but now it's making its app smarter for its growing smartphone audience. The post Flipboard Finally Ditches Its iPad Roots With a Smarter Phone App...

Late to the party, Amazon finally publishes its diversity numbers

GigaOM – 2014-11-01

Amazon's employee demographics numbers are more diverse than most of their tech counterparts. But those stats may be misleading.

11 Tips For Finally Starting Your Own Sketchbook, And Sticking To It

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-04

It was artist Paul Klee who said, "A drawing is simply a line going for a walk." His quote aptly captures the simplicity of sketching -- an art form so beautifully uncomplicated it requires only a...

Unicode Is Finally Proposing More Diverse Emoji

Fast Company – 2014-11-05

Adding to the emoji library is not as easy as one might think.This week, the Unicode Consortium, a group that oversees the way text is coded into computer-readable language, published a study...

NEOMG finally explains why it took down John Kasich video

Poynter. – 2014-11-05

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Why the Northeast Ohio Media Group took down that John Kasich video Candidates were expecting an audio interview, not video, and the governor's office...

Rare Steinbeck WWII Story Finally Published

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-06

NEW YORK (AP) — In July 1944, Orson Welles wrapped up one of his wartime radio broadcasts with a brief, emotional reading of one of the country's favorite authors, John Steinbeck. The piece was...

The University of Virginia Finally Confronts Its Rape Problem

Slate – 2014-11-25

Last Wednesday, Rolling Stone magazine published a graphic and horrifying story on a gang rape that allegedly occurred at a University of Virginia fraternity house in the fall of 2012. The student,...

Twitter finally delivers group messaging and video

Engadget – 2015-01-27

At its heart, Twitter seems to be suffering from some sort of existential crisis, struggling to work out if it's a social network, a messaging service or a publishing platform. Today sees the company...

The Guy Who Knows Everything About Comics Finally Made a Graphic Novel

Wired – 2015-02-03

If you've written the book on making comics, what kind of comics do you make? For Scott McCloud, it's an ambitious graphic novel about creativity itself. The post The Guy Who Knows Everything About...

Has Patch finally cracked the code on hyperlocal?

Digiday – 2015-02-06

The publisher has turned a profit a year after its sale by AOL but faces questions about its future. The post Has Patch finally cracked the code on hyperlocal? appeared first on Digiday.

Finally: DC, Marvel announce new line-up with more female characters

Stuff – 2015-02-08

Last summer, two-time National Book Award finalist Gene Luen Yang ("American Born Chinese") gave a rousing speech at the Library of Congress, letting his fellow writers know at the National Book...

Users of BlackBerry's older phones can finally cruise Tinder, play Candy Crush

CBC – 2015-02-20

BlackBerry users whose smartphones wouldn't let them book a date on Tinder or play Candy Crush will finally have a chance to join the crowd through a new software update.

We’re all genre readers now: Can we finally stop the tired “pixies and dragons” vs. literary fiction wars? – 2015-03-12

When Ursula Le Guin accused Kazuo Ishiguro of despising fantasy, she invoked a divide that's increasingly obsolete

The Breakout Hit Outlander Is Finally Attracting Women to Starz

AdWeek – 2015-03-30

Game of Thrones isn't the only highly anticipated returning premium cable program based on a hugely popular book series with a rabid fan base. Starz has its own budding hit in Outlander, based on...

‘The Goldfinch’ paperback finally arrives, but who’s left to read it?

The Washington Post – 2015-04-06

Donna Tartt’s “The Goldfinch” is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed novels in recent memory, and this week it’s finally available in paperback (Back Bay, $20). Published in...

Apple finally realized that audiobooks aren't music

Engadget – 2015-04-14

Have you scratched your head wondering why Apple would put audiobooks in iOS' music player, rather than... y'know, a book app? So has Apple. Besides a redesigned music app, the early iOS 8.4 beta...

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