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Apple wants $10 billion textbook industry on iPad

Number of the day $10 billion That's the size of the U.S. textbook industry , according to the Association of American Publishers. The market has become a tantalizing target for Apple , which is... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-01-18

Electronic Book Industry Investigated by U.S. Over Antitrust

The U.S. is probing the possibility of anticompetitive practices in the e-book industry, the acting chief of the U.S. Justice Department’s antitrust division told a House committee in Washington. | BusinessWeek – 2011-12-08

Justice Department confirms investigation of e-book industry

The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust arm said it was looking into potentially unfair pricing practices by electronic booksellers, joining European regulators and state attorneys general in a... | L.A. Times – 2011-12-08

E-book market forecast to hit $5.2B as the book industry burns

I've never seen an industry change faster than digital publishing, where the sudden love of e-books created a "backdraft" that set the entire value chain aflame. These three large-scale shifts will... | GigaOM – 2011-12-02

Earning More Than an ‘A’: Master's Programs Fill the Needs for a More Complex Industry

The wide world of publishing is changing; everyone will tell you that. But if you ask what about publishing is changing, you’ll likely hear about the decline of physical books or the growth of... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-11-18

Australian book industry moves to ease import restrictions

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:15 Australia’s publishers have moved to compromise in the battle to protect their industry from parallel importing. According to... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-09

Industry struggling with digital skills lag

Written By: Tom Holman Publication Date: Tue, 08/11/2011 - 15:57 The books industry is not doing enough to attract and train staff to take advantage of the surge in e-book sales, this year’s... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-08

Amazon subscription service could rewrite book industry

A rumoured push by to create a Netflix Inc.-like service for digital books could change the way we consume the printed word, Dan Misener writes. | CBC – 2011-09-13

How Chartbeat wants to help save the media industry

Chartbeat's Tony Haile says the company created a special version of its real-time analytics service called Newsbeat because it wants to help publishers understand their online businesses better, by... | GigaOM – 2011-07-31

Titles by Jaycee Dugard, George R.R. Martin bolster sagging publishing industry

Jaycee Dugard's memoir, "A Stolen Life," has been zipping off bookstore shelves since its release two Tuesdays ago. Theo Puleston, 9, of Davis looks for some summer reading last week at the... | SacBee – 2011-07-25

Flipboard Adds Industry News Feeds From LinkedIn

Flipboard, the social magazine iPad app, has incorporated content from another social network, LinkedIn -- adding the professional network's industry news to previous integrations with Twitter,... | AllThingsD – 2011-06-30

2011 U.S. Newspaper Publishing Industry - Jobs & Wages Report

Research and Markets report features 2011 current and 2012 forecast estimates on the median wages and salaries nationally and for all 50 U.S. States. | Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-27

Which are the important book fairs for the print industry?

Somya Kedia speaks to publishers, printers and organisers about the trends at book fairs | PrintWeek – 2011-05-17

Blackwell and Faber double winners at The Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 22:30 Quercus has been crowned 2011's best publisher at The Bookseller Industry Awards, as Sainsbury's scooped the Bookseller of the... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-16

Quercus publisher of the year at The Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 09:00 Quercus has been crowned 2011's best publisher at The Bookseller Industry Awards, as Sainsbury's scooped the Bookseller of the... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-16

US magazine industry sees signs of recovery

The magazine industry in the United States has seen a burst of new launches on the newsstand in the first quarter of 2011, according to reports. | Media Week – 2011-04-27

Google's One Pass Now Working Harder To Save The Newspaper Industry

Media General plans to have One Pass installed when the Richmond Times Dispatch goes behind a paywall later this year. | Editor & Publisher – 2011-04-19

Penguin and Foyles lead way in Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 08:30 Penguin is topping the table with an industry-leading six nominations in the 2011 Bookseller Industry Awards. Following closely... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-12

Custom Content Industry Experiences $12.5 Billion High in 2010

The Custom Content Council and ContentWise 11th annual content industry study, “Characteristics Study: A Look at the Volume and Type of Content Marketing in America for 2011,” reported $12.5... | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-07

Borders Bankruptcy to Ripple Through Industry

The book publishing industry was just beginning to grapple last week with the many repercussions the Borders Group Chapter 11 filing will bring to all facets of the industry. The most immediate... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-21

Borders’ Bankruptcy Shakes Industry

A Borders in Farmington Hills, Mich., closed last month. Some publishers question whether the chain can fix its finances. | The New York Times – 2011-02-17

Why Canada's newspaper industry still has faith in print

Is Canada about to defy the trend in the rest of the west by becoming the last refuge for printed newspapers? According to an article in the Toronto Star, "newspapers are proving so resilient that... | Guardian – 2011-02-14

Why Did Hearst Let Go of the Magazine Industry's Only Winner?

Town & Country was the magazine industry's newsstand standout for 2010, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations numbers, which makes the magazine's the recent shakeup even stranger. Town... | The New York Observer – 2011-02-04

Trade gears up for industry awards

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 09:07 The starting gun has been fired for the Bookseller Industry Awards, which this year have been expanded with two new categories... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-04

OFT launches inquiry into e-book industry

The consumer protection watchdog has launched an investigation into the fast-growing electronic book market, over claims that pricing deals between publishers and retailers may have breached... | The Independent – 2011-02-03

Davis probes British industry for Little, Brown

Written By: Charlotte Williams Little, Brown will be examining Britain’s industries with a title by Evan Davis, “Dragons’ Den” and “Today” programme presenter. Made in Britain will be... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-03

Launch of .jobs Web sites shakes up employment advertising industry

A massive network of employment Web sites - where any company can list job openings for free - launched this week over the protests of newspapers and online recruitment companies, who fear billions... | The Washington Post – 2011-01-21

Amazon's Kindle opens new chapter for publishing industry

Russ Grandinetti, the head of content for's Kindle business, talks about Amazon's plans for its rapidly growing Kindle business.When Inc. launched its Kindle digital book... | L.A. Times – 2010-12-29

Publishing Industry Reacts Badly to Amazon E-book Deal

"Fear and loathing among the movers and shakers of America's publishing industry reached new heights late last night with both Random House and Macmillan denouncing top literary agent Andrew Wylie's... | Yahoo – 2010-07-23

Digital-content industry on the boil

New association joins drive to sell overseas | Yahoo – 2010-07-22

Government launches publishing industry review

The federal government is asking Canadians to share their thoughts on the domestic publishing industry and whether changes need to be made to Canada's foreign investment policy for the book sector. | Yahoo – 2010-07-21

UK Publishing Execs Warn That Publishing Industry Won't Return To Pre-Recession Prosperity

The c.e.o. of HarperCollins has warned that the publishing industry is unlikely to return to pre-recession prosperity, after eight of the top 10 publishers saw a drop in sales in 2010. | Yahoo – 2010-07-12

Output of China's publishing industry exceeds 1 trillion yuan

The yearly output value of China's publishing industry exceeded 1 trillion yuan in 2009, up around 20 percent from 2008, according a report on China's publishing industry released by the Chinese... | People Daily – 2010-07-05

Can Web 3.0 Save The Publishing Industry?

In an increasingly paperless world, does the publishing industry stand a chance? Absolutely. The semantic evolution of web publishing could cut costs, save time, and increase ad revenue. | E Content Mag – 2010-06-19

Yale Launches Course for the Book and Magazine Publishing Industry

Yale University will launch a new Yale Publishing Course this summer, bringing emerging industry leaders from around the world together with experts in their respective fields to tackle the most... | Yale University Office of Public Affairs – 2010-03-22

E-Textbooks Transforming Publishing Industry

Many students and educators are going digital and dumping traditional school and university textbooks. | The Epoch Times – 2010-03-17

The Viral Video The Book Publishing Industry Wants To Believe

What direction is the book industry heading? Penguin Group subsidiary Dorling Kindersley Books prepared this video on the "end of publishing" for a sales conference and it was reportedly such a hit... | via Yahoo! Finance – 2010-03-17

Single Copy Industry Must Shrink to Survive

Magazine editors like to use January issues to make predictions about the coming year. Like many medium-size publishers, I am active in most aspects of the business. I am the publisher and... | Folio Mag – 2009-12-23

Spotify's brave new idea could pay off for the music industry

Not since the emergence of YouTube has a website generated as much buzz as Spotify. The music site is home to four million songs, which visitors can select and listen to at will, as long as they can... | Times Online – 2009-04-03

Ex-Times publisher sees opportunities for news industry

PLAINSBORO -- Rather than lament the collapse of the daily newspaper industry, the former publisher of The Times of Trenton yesterday said he is optimistic that news will remain plentiful and... | The Times of Trenton – 2009-04-03

4 Michigan Markets Will Lose Daily Newspapers, as Ailing Industry Tries to Cope

The 174-year-old Ann Arbor News will shut down and become primarily Web-based. Three other publications will publish print versions three days a week. | New York Times – 2009-03-26

Another Industry Association, INFE, Cancels Annual Convention

Add INFE, the association for financial executives, to the lengthening list of newspaper industry groups scrubbing their annual meetings this year. This is the first time in the 62-year history of... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-25

Publishing industry to discuss challenges posed by financial crisis

24 February 2009 A number of internationally and regionally renowned experts are scheduled to speak at a seminar on the media and publishing industry held by Dubai Press Club in association with... | Zawya – 2009-02-24

Research and Markets: The International Publishing Industry Report for Newspapers, 2009 to 2010 Forecasts

DUBLIN, Ireland----Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2009 Worldwide Newspaper Publishing Industry Report" report to their offering. | Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-02-17

Abu Dhabi International Book Fair to fuel publishing industry growth and encourage reading

The 19th Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF), 17 - 22 March aims to increase growth opportunities in the regional publishing sector and inspire more people to enjoy reading, according to... | AME Info – 2009-02-16

Newspaper industry experts set to appear at Publishing Expo

Leading figures from the newspaper industry will be speaking at this year's Publishing Expo to explain how technology is transforming the sector. | PrintWeek – 2009-02-10

Newspaper industry awaits ownership reform

LONDON - The regional newspaper industry is braced for far-reaching consolidation as a result of an imminent review of media ownership legislation. | Media Week – 2009-02-03

Industry fears as classifieds magazine goes online only

Southernprint has warned of a tough year for the magazine market as classifieds magazine Exchange & Mart announced it is to cease production of its printed edition. | PrintWeek – 2009-01-08

Analysts ponder media industry's next victims

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - Media giant Tribune recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and Sumner Redstone's National Amusements theater chain violated a debt covenant. | Reuters via Yahoo!7 News – 2008-12-31

Ever the optimist, as newspaper industry falters

Dean Singleton expanded his newspaper empire at the worst possible time, and gambled his company on California just as the bottom was about to fall out for newspapers. | International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-15

Publishing industry hit by job cuts

In a day of especially grim news for the book business, Random House, the world's largest publisher of consumer books, announced a sweeping reorganization aimed at trimming costs, while Simon &... | International Herald Tribune – 2008-12-05

API Summit Concludes: Industry in 'Crisis,' Needs Outside Help

The newspaper industry is reaching "full-blown crisis" stage and will probably not be able to halt the slide without outside help concluded the American Press Institute during a closed-door... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-11-14

An Obama boom in the publishing industry

AP - Between the books already out there and the books signed up for the future, it's boom time for President-elect Barack Obama in the publishing world. | AP – 2008-11-13

Tate Publishing Takes the Lead In the Book Publishing Industry With Two New Services

Tate Publishing announces two new services for their publishing division. Tate authors can now expect to also have website design with hosting and :30 second video trailers created for each newly... | PRWeb via Yahoo! News – 2008-11-10

NYC To Fund Year-Long Study On How To Help Media Industry

The New York City Economic Development Commission has a plan to increase employment for consultants: hire a team of them to produce the "NYC Media Scenario Series," at minimum, a year-long look at... | via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-11-05

India attractive hub for investment in publishing industry

Frankfurt, Oct 18 Major international publishing houses are seeking to make India a hub attracted by skill of Indian printers, low production cost and world class editorial and production services. | Chennai Online – 2008-10-17

Brit Council launches award for pub' industry

Chennai Oct 20: British Council Inida, in association with Oxford Bookstore, have launched the Young Publishing Entrepreneur Award 2009. | Chennai Online – 2008-10-17

Industry divided over digitisation

Almost half of publishing professionals... | The Bookseller – 2008-10-13

ASEAN publishers unite to boost book industry

MANILA, Philippines - Book publishers from the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) are working together to learn industry best practices to give the book industry a much-needed boost. | GMANews.TV via Yahoo! Philippines News – 2008-10-13

China's publishing industry revamped in 30 years

China's publishing industry is enjoying unparalleled growth, 30 years after the implementation of the Reform and Opening up policy. The numbers alone reflect the industry buoyancy. Twenty-four... | China Economic Net – 2008-10-09

Thomson, Clee Join for U.K. Industry Service

Two of the U.K.'s best known publishing journalists, Liz Thomson and Nicholas Clee, will launch an online news service, BookBrunch, starting October 13. | Publishers Wekly – 2008-10-06

Examine the U.S. Database & Directory Publishing Industry with This Comprehensive Report for 2009

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "2009 U.S. Database & Directory Publishing Industry Report" report to... | Centre Daily Times – 2008-10-02

The Latest 2008 Worldwide Book Publishing Industry Report is Now Available: Providing Current Estimates, Sales Figures ...

DUBLIN, Ireland----Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2008 Worldwide Book Publishing Industry Report" report to their offering. | Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-22

Industry woes hit journalism school's newspaper

Increasing annual losses - more than $1 million in each of the past two years - have university officials demanding a new approach at The Missourian, the newspaper at the world's first journalism... | International Herald Tribune – 2008-09-15

Aida Edemariam on sifting through the publishing industry's slush pile

Most publishers no longer read unsolicited manuscripts - but that doesn't stop writers sending them in. Aida Edemariam, who has rejected more submissions than she cares to remember, investigates | Guardian – 2008-09-03

E-Books & Electronic Publishing Drive Growth in the World Publishing Industry, According to a New Report by Global ...

Internet, e-books, electronic editing, and emergence of online subscription business models have all irreversibly changed the publishing landscape. Technology innovation has helped publishers save... | PRWeb – 2008-09-02

SPECIAL REPORT: Turn and Face the Change -- With Newspaper Industry in Crisis, 'Everything's on the Table'

In the first installment of a three-part feature, we report that wise cutbacks and broad innovation are the keys to climbing out of crisis, but that's easier said than done. Is Sam Zell (left) too... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-21

Industry Moves: Glam Media; Marchex; Greenspun Media; Federated Media

-- Glam Media : The company has hired Yukihiro Yamamura as CEO of its new subsidiary Glam Media Japan KK and VP of Glam Media. No stranger to the CEO position, Yamamura previously held the post at... | CBS News – 2008-08-19

ABM Taps Booz for ‘Major’ Industry Study

In what the association is calling a “major business-to-business industry study,” American Business Media has commissioned Booz & Company, a global management consulting firm, to analyze how its... | Folio Mag – 2008-08-19

The Magazine's Industry's Last, Best Hope?

Over on the mainland today, I've got a piece about Maghound, a clever new magazine sales service created by Time Inc. but catering to all publishers. The easy shorthand is Netflix for... | via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-15

Springer Launches Content Solutions For Industry

Springer Science+Business Media has announced the release of Springer Content Solutions for Industry, which features customized collections of professional, scientific, technical and medical books,... | Medical News Today – 2008-08-14

The one constant in the newspaper industry is change

A lot of attention is focused on problems in the publishing industry. Undeniably, newspapers are trying to find their way in the 21st century. But with prices for oil and food rising, there are a... | Herald & Review – 2008-08-11

Industry Moves: Playboy Taps Former Maxim Editor Jellinek As SVP, Digital Content, Media

Playboy (NYSE: PLA) has named former Maxim editor Jimmy Jellinek as SVP for digital content, digital media, a new post, Folio reported. Jellinek will report to Tom Hagopian, EVP/GM of digital media.... | CBS News – 2008-08-06

Nigeria: 'Mediocres Are Killing Country's Publishing Industry'

Sam Asowata is a poet, journalist and book editor. | – 2008-07-21

Flat World Knowledge Challenges Textbook Industry; Offers Free Books to College Students and a New Model for Publishing

Flat World Knowledge, a publisher of free and open college textbooks, today announced it will soon begin the nation's largest in-classroom test of open college textbooks. | PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-07-14

E3 Media and Business Summit: Some questions for industry, players

With the video-game-industry gathering for the E3 Media and Business Summit, here are questions that will be asked and may be answered at... | Seattle Times – 2008-07-14

Publishing industry in turmoil over increased fees, prices

VietNamNet Bridge – Publishing houses are considering raising the sale prices of publications or reducing the numbers of copies issued to deal with rising paper prices and printing fees. | Vietnam Net – 2008-07-10

Newspaper Industry Woes Inspire Prayer Web Site

The news is bad all over. And if you're in the newspaper industry, you're not just reporting about it. You're living it. | The Tampa Tribune – 2007-05-08

MAGAZINE ABCs: How the system is trying to evolve with the industry

Change is sweeping across the magazine industry and its Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABCs) is evolving fast to try and reflect these changes, says ABC's group executive director of client services,... | Media Week – 2012-02-16

Uganda: Primary Education Boosts Publishing Industry

[New Vision] The introduction of Universal Primary Education (UPE) in 1997 opened doors for healthy competition among local publishing firms. | allAfrica – 2012-02-29

The Top Magazine Industry Deals of 2011

While not a blockbuster year for magazine media M&A, 2011 did have its share of big deals, as well as some that clearly signaled where publishers were placing their bets on future revenues. While... | Folio Magazine – 2012-03-08

Fast Stats : Publishing Industry Statistics You Can use

AD TRENDS ON SOLID GROUND In the fourth quarter of 2011, most ad pages declined—but not in the Financial and Real Estate category. Ad pages for this sector were up 23% to 1,683 pages, from... | Publishing Executive – 2012-03-02

Newspapers are America's fastest-shrinking industry

An analysis of industries in the United States by the Council of Economic Advisors (CEA), the White House agency that advises the president on economic trends, has found that newspapers are America's... | Guardian – 2012-03-14

Total US newspaper industry's revenue less than Google's alone

Total newspaper advertising revenue in the United States last year fell by 7.3% compared to 2010. And print advertising, according to figures compiled by the Newspaper Association of America (NAA),... | Guardian – 2012-03-16

Publishing In Russia 2012: Publishers in a Changing Industry

Despite the economic gloom, the number of titles produced annually in Russia continues to grow. The country is now #3 in terms of book production (approximately 125,000 new titles per year), after... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-03-30

Publishing is no longer a job or an industry — it’s a button

As author Clay Shirky points out, the simple act of publishing something -- whether it's a book or a news article -- doesn't require an industry any more, just a button. So what do the traditional... | GigaOM – 2012-04-09

Hachette leads Bookseller Industry Awards pack

Hachette UK has topped the shortlist league table for the 2012 Bookseller Industry Awards, the... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-16

Ex-regional newspaper boss to talk of industry's self-inflicted problems

Former regional newspaper boss Chris Oakley is to speak at a Society of Editors' conference, which asks: Is there a future for the regional press? In his address, called Five minutes to midnight, he... | Guardian – 2012-04-26

'The End of Leadership' peddles the idea of an impotent industry

Barbara Kellerman, an academic leadership all-star, argues in her latest book that her own industry — the one that tries to teach leadership — is pointless in an era in which power has... | Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-29

Media industry reacts to Sly Bailey's exit

Sly Bailey's exit from her role as chief executive at Trinity Mirror after 10 years at the publisher has surprised few in the industry, as the embattled chief executive has faced mounting criticism... | Media Week – 2012-05-04

BISG- industry must adapt to "big data" shift

Two New York meetings—the annual Book Industry Study Group (BISG) Making Information Pay... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-11

Books: Journalist-author Anna Quindlen industry pioneer

Mother's Day seems the right time to chat with devoted mom Anna Quindlen, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author who invented the "mommy/career woman blog" before blogs even... | SacBee – 2012-05-13

Industry Achiever: Kentucky Publisher Rises from the Rubble

When tornadoes swept through eastern Kentucky in March, it affected the lives of many people in West Liberty — including Licking Valley Courier owner and publisher Earl Kinner. Kinner lost... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-07

Publishing industry gathers for annual convention

(06-04) 04:35 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- It could all change quickly, but independent booksellers again have good news to report as the publishing industry prepares for its annual national convention,... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-06-04

Flipboard Rival: New York Times Deal is Good News for the Media Industry

Publishing giants The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal firmed up exclusive deals with Flipboard and Pulse earlier in the week for exclusive content to go out to these third-party mobile... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-07-02

Cross-industry partnerships 'the future' after Love Charing Cross Road success

Foyles and Blackwell bookshops have reported sales and footfall increases following their... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-04

Big Six-Month Bounce for Industry Stocks

Led by big dollar gains at Amazon and Walt Disney Co., the Publishers Weekly Stock Index rose 16.7% in the first six months of 2012, almost triple the increase posted by the Dow Jones Industrial... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-07-06

Industry Sales Pegged At $27.2 Billion

Total book sales fell 2.5% in 2011, to $27.2 billion, according to the latest figures released by BookStats. Revenue was down in three of the four major segments measured by BookStats—k–12,... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-07-20

Recovering newspapermen recount industry’s path from innovative to ‘obsolete’

Recovering Journalist | International Business Times | American Legion Magazine Mark Potts writes a what-might-have-been essay, tracing the rise and stall of digital innovation at The... | Poynter. – 2012-08-20

FastStats: Publishing Industry Statistics, News and Trends

Smartphone Junkies Would you admit not being able to live without your smartphone? Over two-thirds of respondents to a recent survey by the Online Publisher's Association did just that. ... | Publishing Executive – 2012-09-01

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