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Major news organizations demand cease-and-desist from iPad application Zite

Editors Weblog – 2011-04-01

Imagine an iPad application that gives you only the articles you want to read. It gathers information on which ones you read and which ones you skip, and is able to cater to your taste. It takes articles from media outlets all over the Internet and reformats them, putting everything in a fluid, magazine format and taking away annoying advertisements.That's exactly what Zite did, and media companies are not pleased. Several major companies, including Time Inc., The Washington Post, The...
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EC e-book probe could impose major fines

The five publishers being investigated over e-book pricing could face fines of many millions of... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-09

Apple unlikely to be major seller of Jobs bio

Blockbuster sales are expected for Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs when it comes out later this month, with independents and chains alike expecting it to be the biggest... | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-10-08

The Works plans major expansion

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 08:45 Discount retailer The Works has said it hopes to expand its stores in the UK by nearly 150, as well as growing its e-commerce... | The Bookseller – 2011-09-09

Bookshops avoid major damage in London rioting

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 09/08/2011 - 09:30 Bookshops appeared to have been largely unaffected by the rioting that swept across London and other cities last night, causing... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-09

Data Shot: Bonnier Led Ad Page Growth Among Six Major Publishers in 1Q

Bonnier showed the biggest jump in ad pages (up 19 percent) while Meredith showed the largest drop in ad pages (down 10 percent) among six major publishers in the first quarter of 2011, according to... | Folio Magazine – 2011-06-02

W&N acquires "major" genetics title

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 10:48 Weidenfeld & Nicolson has acquired a "major new science book" by genetics specialist and professor, Tim Spector.... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-06

E-book author parlays DIY success into major deal

(03-24) 16:03 PDT Austin, Minn. (AP) -- For more than five years, Amanda Hocking spent her days tending to disabled adults, making their meals and cleaning up after them. When she got home, she would... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-03-25

Collaboration will be major theme at BIC

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:52 Setting books within the wider cultural scene and building collaborations are set to be key themes at this year's Book... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-24

WBN titles receive major sales boost

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:16 Sales of the 25 titles given away as freebies on World Book Night continue to confound the critics, as the public snap up the... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-18

Beautiful Books acquires two "major" autumn titles

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 08:00 Beautiful Books has acquired two "major" non-fiction titles for autumn 2011, with one revisiting Orwell's Wigan Pier and... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-10

Preliminary data from Journalism Online shows no major drop in traffic or ad revenue with metered paid model

A few answers have started to emerge about the effect of paid online content, said The New York Times yesterday. The paper looked at what it describes as "Steven Brill's Journalism Online... | Editors Weblog – 2011-01-18

Major international literary prizes of 2011

The 2011 literary prize season begins in early January with the UK's Costa Book Awards. Among the coming year's highlights: the Man Asian Literary Prize tries out a new format, and the fourth... | The Independent – 2011-01-02

Major Barnes & Noble investor lowers stake

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc's third-largest shareholder, money manager Aletheia Research and Management Inc, said it has sold off some of its stake in the largest U.S. bookstore... | Reuters – 2010-12-23

Gannett, a Major News Publisher, Doubles Profits

The company’s second-quarter profit more than doubled from a year earlier, helped by rebounding broadcast revenue and a 12 percent drop in expenses. | New York Times – 2010-07-17

Mobile Content and Applications Set for Major Boom in China

When asked to choose the single most important factor in their next purchase, 32% of Chinese consumers chose Content and Applications as their first choice, narrowly behind the brand of handset... | Cellular-News.com – 2010-03-30

Bray Lands Major Deal at Little, Brown

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Chapter (11) and Verse: Details on Five Major Newspaper Companies That Have Declared Bankruptcy

The list grew by one today. Here is an accounting on five biggies. and their dozens of papers and (oh yes), debt. Now underway: reorganizing, seeking concessions from unions, and paying (some) of... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-31

Scribd Signs Deals with Major Houses

Random House, Simon & Schuster and Workman are among the publishers signing deals with Scribd.com to post content on the site. | Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-18

The 10 Major Newspapers That Will Either Fold or Go Digital Next

24/7 Wall St. has created a list of the 10 major daily papers that are most likely to either fold or shut their print operations and only publish online | Time Magazine – 2009-03-09

Ads on major websites fail to attract consumers, YouGov report reveals

LONDON - Nearly 60% of consumers rarely or never pay attention to advertising on major websites, according to a survey conducted by YouGov. | Media Week – 2009-02-11

Consumer Magazines Take Major Hit at Newsstand

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'Hartford Courant' Cuts Last Major League Sports Beat

"I just don't have a beat writer to cover it anymore," Courant sports editor Jeff Otterbein said about the Red Sox beat. "For the first time, we will not cover them home and away." In the past two... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-22

Microsoft in major restructuring of ad publisher division

Microsoft Advertising has conducted a major restructuring of its advertiser and publisher sales division in an attempt to gain market share from rivals AOL and Yahoo. | Mad.co.uk – 2008-12-10

ArtsBeat: Major Reorganization at Random House

The shakeup at the world’s largest publisher of consumer books includes the resignations of two top executives. | New York Times – 2008-12-03

Philippines author wins major Asian book prize

A novel by Filipino author Miguel Syjuco, that touches on 150 years of often turbulent Philippines history, has won a major Asian literary prize, organisers said. | AFP via Yahoo! News – 2008-11-14

Poet lands book deal with major publisher

Todd Boss' debut poetry collection will be published in hardcover this month by a major New York publisher. | Pioneer Press – 2008-11-01

Abu Dhabi to be host to major Western media groups

Setting up shop in the United Arab Emirates will be CNN, HarperCollins, Random House, the BBC, The Financial Times and the charity arm of Thomson Reuters. | International Herald Tribune – 2008-10-15

New Study Puts a Price on Major Newspaper Web Sites

The Web sites of the largest newspapers in the United States are valued to be worth $300 million to $450 million, according to a new report from Borrell Associates. | Editor And Publisher – 2008-09-17

CFI reports major drop in plate output errors with Heidelberg's Prinect workflow

Financial printer Chris Fowler International (CFI) said it has more than halved plate output errors following the installation of Heidelberg's Prinect Printready pre-press workflow. | PrintWeek – 2008-09-04

DealBook: Major Changes Are Suggested for Sirius XM Radio

As head of the newly merged Sirius XM Radio, Mel Karmazin faces the task of integrating two companies and finding hundreds of millions of dollars in cost cuts. | New York Times – 2008-09-04

Dubai's major publishing firms sign up for digital workflow efficiency

Mediaquest, Motivate, ITP, Media Factory and CPI, five of the biggest independent publishing firms in the UAE, have taken a huge step towards improving workplace efficiency following an agreement to... | AME Info – 2008-09-02

DCD Media signs major licensing deal, shares up

(Reuters) - TV production and distribution group DCD Media said Monday it has agreed a licensing deal with Classical TV Ltd for its performing arts catalogue, sending its shares up 10.42 percent. | Reuters via Yahoo! UK & Ireland News – 2008-09-01

RPM teams up with BookSource in major book distribution deal

RPM Print and Design has tied with book distributor BookSource in a deal designed to help self-published authors and independent publishers to distribute books across the UK. | PrintWeek – 2008-09-01

Dutton Signs Major Multimedia Trilogy

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ABM Taps Booz for ‘Major’ Industry Study

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Major U.S. Internet companies agree on a code of conduct for operating in repressive countries

Blog: Google, Yahoo and Microsoft say they are close to finishing a voluntary code of conduct for doing business in China and other countries that censor the Internet -- a project they started in... | Los Angeles Times – 2008-08-04

Business as usual at Clays despite major power cut

Book printer Clays has said well laid disaster recovery plans ensured that production continued over the weekend even though a fire at a Bungay sub-station on Friday morning resulted in complete... | PrintWeek – 2008-08-04

Details of major Internet flaw posted by accident

A computer security company on Monday inadvertently published details of a major flaw in the Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) several weeks before they were due to be disclosed. The flaw was... | InfoWorld – 2008-07-22

Innodata Isogen Announces Five-Year KPO Contract Valued at $1.5 Million Per Year with Major Scientific Journal Publisher

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Major events in the world of books in 2011

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Where the Major Papers Stand

The recession, combined with the boom in readers turning away from print and to the Web, was a one-two-punch that forced most major American newspapers to cut back their book review coverage—or... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-24

Fast Talk: How This "Sneakerhead" Built A Major Online Magazine

Meet Kevin Ma, whose website Hypebeast began as a sneaker blog, but now gets up to 3 million visitors per month.Kevin Ma is the founder and editor of Hypebeast, an online magazine covering fashion,... | Fast Company – 2012-02-27

IPC launches major initiative to target 'Generation Ynot'

IPC Media has challenged the magazine industry to focus more products towards women aged 40- to 60-years-old, dubbed "Generation Ynot". | Media Week – 2012-02-28

"Major change" predicted for French e-book market

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Major magazine publishers launch own digital newsstand with flat pricing

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Apple, Major Publishers Sued Over E-Book Pricing

The Department of Justice is accusing the companies of colluding to raise e-book prices by using the 'agency' model of e-book pricing. | PC World – 2012-04-11

Amazon is major player for new internet names, bids include “.news” and “.book”

A list released today reveals that there are nearly 2,000 applications for new internet names like ".baby" and ".love." Book giant Amazon has applied to control dozens of the new names and is in... | GigaOM – 2012-06-13

Major library cutbacks for Wakefield

Close to half of Wakefield district's 26 libraries face closure by March next year unless... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-19

Tameside consults on major library cutbacks

More than the half the libraries in Tameside, Greater Manchester, could be lost as the borough... | The Bookseller – 2012-07-27

Major Reorganization at Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster announced a major restructuring today, bringing all its imprints together into four publishing groups. Free Press publisher Martha Levin and Free Press editor-in-chief Dominick... | Media Bistro – 2012-10-24

2 major lessons from the demise of The Daily

The publisher of News Corp.’s The Daily said earlier this year that the iPad-only publication might need a few more years to be profitable. Today the company announced it won’t get that... | Poynter. – 2012-12-03

Amazon wins EU e-book pricing battle with Apple and major book publishers

The European Union has accepted an offer from Apple and four major publishers to reduce pricing restrictions on content offered at Amazon and other book-sellers. After being caught out by the EU, we... | Engadget – 2012-12-13

Major Dutch publisher abandons DRM

De Arbeiderspers/A W Bruna, the largest publisher in the Netherlands, has removed DRM from its e-... | The Bookseller – 2013-01-14

Three Major Publishers Launch Bookish

On today's edition of the Morning Media Menu, Social Times editor Devon Glenn talked about the launch of Bookish, a book discovery and purchasing site founded by three major publishers. We also... | Media Bistro – 2013-02-05

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt will become Samsung’s first major educational content partner

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, a Boston publisher with a large textbook business, said Wednesday that some of its educational content will now be available on a range of Android-powered devices from ... | Boston.com – 2013-02-06

Mantel up for third major book award

Booker prize winner, Hilary Mantel, could be the first person to win all three major book prizes after being nominated for the Woman's Prize For Fiction. | BBC – 2013-03-13

Supreme Court sides with bookseller in major copyright ruling, says resale is ok

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New Haruki Murakami novel draws frenzied fans, major pre-orders

Throngs of eager Japanese readers are rushing to buy celebrated writer Haruki Murakami's latest novel, despite knowing almost nothing about the new book. | CBC – 2013-04-12

Major cutbacks at Upper Norwood Library

Croydon's Upper Norwood Library is set to lose nearly a third of its workforce as its opening... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-18

'Major’ summer push for Snicket

Egmont plans “major” campaigns, including TV advertising, for two summer titles from... | The Bookseller – 2013-05-10

Amazon to open major London office

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Major restructure for CUP academic

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Major library cuts for Lincolnshire

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Warning of major threat to Welsh library services

A Welsh council leader has warned that entire local authority library departments could be at... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-24

Future of Some Major Newspapers About to Change

The fate of several prominent U.S. newspapers could be irrevocably altered in coming weeks as publishers make restructuring moves. Facing declining ad revenue and readership, large newspaper... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-28

Chicago Tribune Apologizes, Removes Story Containing ‘Major Inaccuracies’

The Chicago Tribune issued an apology to readers after it published a Page One story that “contained major inaccuracies” largely due to the dishonesty of a source. The story by... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-29

Fox News found to be a major driving force behind global warming denial | Dana Nuccitelli

American consumers of conservative media like Fox News distrust climate scientists and don't believe the planet is warmingA new study published in the journal Public Understanding of Science (PDF... | Guardian – 2013-08-08

USPS Incurs Major Loss of $740 million in 3Q Earnings

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According to ad-blocking data provider PageFair, more users are now making use of browser plugins such as Adblock Plus to remove ads from the sites they visit. A recent report it published claimed... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-04

Both basement nerds and major corporations contribute to the Linux kernel

When it comes to Linux, people tend to picture pale nerds in a basement coding away; which is only partly true. You see, in addition to those independent basement nerds, major companies such as... | Betanews – 2013-09-17

Major deal with Cornerstone for Bray's Mormon story

Cornerstone has signed a six-figure deal for a début novel about a Mormon family in... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-27

Memoir-based '12 Years a Slave' is getting major Oscar buzz

'12 Years a Slave,' which screened at the Toronto Film Festival, is already being discussed as an Oscar Best Picture frontrunner. The movie arrives in theaters Oct. 18. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-10-02

Journalists Detail Major Chilling Effect, Denounce White House War On Leaks In New Report

A forthcoming report by the former editor of the Washington Post details the widespread chilling effect that the Obama administration's war on leaks and leakers has had on investigative and national... | HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-05

CIBC Mellon "top rated" in Canada, according to Global Custodian magazine's 2013 Agent Banks in Major Markets survey

Rating caps CIBC Mellon's strong performance across independent industry surveys and awards in 2013 TORONTO, Oct. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC Mellon has been awarded "top-rated" status by leading and... | CNW – 2013-10-08

Emoji Major No. 11: "Carrie," Then And Now (In Emoji)

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For Major Pubs, Will Print No Longer Be the Norm?

Format has been a long-simmering topic of debate in book publishing, and the question of when, and if, a title is published in hardcover, paperback, and/or digital has become even more pressing as... | Publishers Weekly – 2013-10-27

Beck recovering from major spinal injury

'It's improving so I'm back in the music,' says singer ahead of his new album, but admits fears he will 'not move again as before'Beck is recovering from a major spinal injury. With his first album... | Guardian – 2013-11-15

Trust Me on This: How Jamie Moyer conquered his fear of failure — and won 269 major-league games

For 25 years, Jamie Moyer relied on guts and guile -- and won 269 games. A sports psychiatrist gave him the nerve | Salon.com – 2013-11-16

'60 Minutes' Review Finds Major Errors In Handling Of Benghazi Story

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Emoji Major No. 16: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire In Emoji

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'Saved By The Bell' Book Left Dustin Diamond With Major Regrets

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GameStick lands first major publisher deal with Ubisoft

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Major library cuts approved by Welsh authority

Rhondda Cynon Taf has approved budget plans that will see more than half of its 26 libraries... | The Bookseller – 2014-01-09

Should Major Publishers Change Their Core Mission?

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Major library cutbacks planned in Doncaster

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16 Major Advantages Of Being A Book Lover

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Sheffield approves major library cuts

Sheffield City Council has approved plans to slash its library funding and leave only 12 of its... | The Bookseller – 2014-02-20

Major New Arabic Ebookstore Seeing Early Success

Kotobi.com, a major new Arabic ebookstore launched at this year's Cairo Book Fair, has potential to be a gamechanger for publishing in the region. | Publishing Perspectives – 2014-02-20

Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: HC Wins Self-Published Novel In Major Buy

In what is rumored to be a deal worth $500,000, Jennifer Brehl at HarperCollins’s William Morrow imprint bought North American rights to Tina Seskis’s novel, One Step Too Far. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-10-10

Chicago Review Press Hits Major Milestone

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Major Campaign for Special K Book

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Amazon lands major textbook distribution deal in Brazil

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PRH to Buy Major Spanish-Language Publisher

The move to acquire Santillana Ediciones Generales, according to PRH, will "significantly" increase its presence in Spain and Latin America. | Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-19

CIBC Mellon named best single major market subcustodian in the Americas by Global Custodian magazine

Award in honour of Global Custodian's 25th Anniversary recognizes CIBC Mellon's excellence and consistently strong performance on client surveys TORONTO, March 24, 2014 /CNW/ - CIBC Mellon has ... | CNW – 2014-03-24

London Book Fair 2014: Godoff Goes ‘French’ In Major Buy

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Left-Right Alliances Can Make Major Changes for the People

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French Newspaper Libération On Verge Of Major Change

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DeMille Moves to S&S In Major Deal

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Major UK campaign for Hillary Clinton memoir

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