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Note to publishers: Your addiction to DRM is killing you

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Note to publishers: Your addiction to DRM is killing you

GigaOM – 2012-04-19

Book publishers argue that Amazon is a vicious monopoly that has too much power over them and their content. But they need to realize they gave Amazon much of that power themselves when they agreed to shackle all of their books in DRM chains.
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International Publishers Meet with Thai Prime Minister

A group of leading publishers and editors from around the world have met with the Thai Prime Minister, Yingluck Shinawatra, to discuss how a free press could be the cornerstone of a flourishing Thai... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-05

Publishers gave Amazon "ultimatum" over e-book pricing: executive

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Publishers gave Amazon.com an "ultimatum" to let them set prices of e-books sold on its website after they reached deals in 2010 to sell through Apple Inc as well, a top... | Reuters – 2013-06-06

Indie publishers debate Amazon and IP

  The dominance of Amazon and the importance of copyright were two key themes of... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-07

The Power of E-commerce for Tablet Publishers

Tablets have been billed as the fastest growing innovation ever, but publishers are still trying to figure out how to make the most of the devices. One opportunity they’ve siezed... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-07

SoA warns publishers over e-book loans to libraries

The Society of Authors has warned that authors may be losing out twice over on e-book loans, with... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-11

SoA challenges publishers over library e-loans

Trade publishers contacted by the Society of Authors over the issue of e-book lending are using a... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-12

Apple's Cue Says Publishers Pushed for Higher E-Book Prices

The man the Department of Justice calls the "chief ringleader" of Apple's alleged conspiracy to raise e-book prices finally takes the stand in the government's price-fixing case against Apple. | AllThingsD – 2013-06-14

Twitter and Publishers: Growth Slows in 2013

A surprising number was revealed in PW’s annual Twitter snapshot: 31%. | Publishers Weekly – 2013-06-15

Apple, Amazon and the Disgruntled Publishers

“They had a relationship that was not positive. You heard a lot of negative things from them.” – Apple media boss Eddy Cue, testifying during the DOJ antitrust trial Monday,... | AllThingsD – 2013-06-17

Big publishers back startup's journal "sneak-peek" service

Publisher middleman DeepDyve has launched a five-minute "freemium" service that CEO William Park says saves researchers money, and prevents the hassle of buying off-target research. Publishers such... | Medical Marketing and Media – 2013-06-20

Google News in Germany asks publishers to opt-in for indexing, sidesteps copyright fees

Despite its "Defend Your Net" campaign last year, Google was unable to fully put the brakes on changes to German copyright law that may mean it has to pay up for news excerpts it indexes. As a... | Engadget – 2013-06-22

Publishers Can’t See So Good—And Advertisers Don’t Care

Call them crazy, but advertisers want to make sure people can see their online ads. Yet the industry isn’t quite ready to meet that requirement. And that’s a big problem. Indeed, as the... | AdWeek – 2013-06-24

Does Lack of English-language Publishers Leave Seoul’s Book Fair 2nd Class?

The "Korea Times" compares the Seoul International Book Fair to Tokyo's International Book Fair, and finds it sorely lacking. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-06-25

Google News Becomes Opt-In For German Publishers After Copyright Law Change

Since Google News began, publishers have complained that it scrapes their content and offers little in return, letting readers get vital parts of stories as short snippets. In late 2012, the site... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-24

Southern Newspaper Publishers Association Launches Revamped Website

June 21, 2013, ATLANTA, GA – Southern Newspaper Publishers Association launched a re-designed website this week designed to serve the needs of newspaper executives by providing a new source... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-24

Publishers Circulation Fulfillment, Inc. Signs Five Year Contract with the New York Daily News

Towson, MD USA – June 24, 2013 – Publishers Circulation Fulfillment, Inc. (PCF) announced it has signed a contract extending and expanding its partnership with the New York Daily... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-24

Google News opt-in is not good enough, German publishers say

German publishers will disappear from Google News on Aug. 1 unless they opt in to the service as Google seeks to comply with a new German law. But the publishers said on Monday that this is not good... | PC World – 2013-06-25

App Watch : What Publishers Are Launching in the Mobile Space

Application: National Journal News & Hill Directory Produced By: National Journal Group Price: Free Platform: iPad and iPhone Political junkies are always looking for a fix, and with its... | Publishing Executive – 2013-05-02

Big publishers back start-up's journal "sneak-peek" service

The publisher's publisher, DeepDyve has launched a five-minute "freemium" service that CEO William Park says saves researchers money, and the hassle of buying off-target research. Publishers such as... | Medical Marketing and Media – 2013-06-20

Why Big Publishers Think Genre Fiction Like Sci-Fi Is the Future of E-Books

The future of book publishing is increasingly digital -- and increasingly tilted towards genre fiction.     | Wired – 2013-06-26

European publishers united in Google challenge

In what is being called "an unprecedented show of solidarity," hundreds of Europe's leading publishers have joined forces to call on European Commission Vice President Joaquín Almunia to reject... | Media Week – 2013-06-26

AOL Teams With Taboola to Get More Video on Other Publishers' Sites

Last year, AOL generated $100 million from video. It wants more. | AllThingsD – 2013-06-27

These Digital Publishers Aren't Freaking Out Over Mozilla's Move

Mozilla was thrust back into the spotlight last week when the tech company again made clear it intends to block third-party cookies on Firefox. This week the Interactve Advertising Bureau fired back... | AdWeek – 2013-06-28

How Publishers Disclose Advertising Content

When it comes to advertising content (aka sponsored content), publishers are still feeling out how to properly disclose what exactly it is that readers are seeing. This has fueled debate that... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-27

Why the startup Wibbitz could wipe out some publishers’ video businesses

A service that instantly stitches together online text with images, graphics and voiceover could be a gamechanger that brings rich media cheaply to small outlets. And another threat to broadcast TV's... | GigaOM – 2013-06-29

Newspaper publishers pursue different cover price strategies

Newspapers are price sensitive as we discovered way back in 1993 when Rupert Murdoch launched the national newspaper price war.In a declining market, his strategy has helped to shore up the sales of... | Guardian – 2013-07-01

Small Publishers’ Catalogue Offers Listing of African Publishers and More

The 2013 Small Publishers' Catalogue Africa offers more than just a listing of small African publishers: it's a guide to inspire small publishers from around the world. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-02

How Digital Publishers Can Impress Media Buyers

Digital publishers are in trouble. There is incredible competition for direct buys from agencies. This is the cash cow, and if publishers had their preference, this is where 90% of their sales would... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-03

Barnsley urges publishers to remember their 'true strength'

The outgoing c.e.o. of HarperCollins Victoria Barnsley has warned publishers against trying to... | The Bookseller – 2013-07-04

Why press publishers' proposed regulator is likely to succeed

Newspaper publishers have pulled a flanker by unilaterally declaring their intention of setting up the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) as a replacement for the Press Complaints... | Guardian – 2013-07-08

Judge at NY civil trial: Apple conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK (AP) — Judge at NY civil trial: Apple conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices.     | Boston.com – 2013-07-10

The real villain in the ebooks case isn’t Apple or Amazon — it’s publishers’ addiction to DRM

The major publishers say they needed to cut an ebook deal with Apple in order to blunt the force of Amazon's monopoly -- but they themselves helped construct that monopoly by insisting on... | GigaOM – 2013-07-10

OPA Study: Three-Quarters of Online Publishers Offer Native Ad Solutions

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-12

If Publishers Fail to Self-Regulate Native Ads, FTC May Step In

BuzzFeed is famous for it, Facebook and Twitter embraced it, and The Atlantic got blasted for it. Native advertising may be all the rage, but if brands and publishers aren’t careful, it... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-11

Publishers launching fewer magazines in 2013

Fewer magazines were launched in the first half of 2013 than in the same period a year ago, but, on the bright side, a lot fewer folded this year than last, according to MediaFinder.com. The online... | Crains New York – 2013-07-08

Independent African Publishers Go Global Via App Stores

South Africa's Snapplify has been working with a variety of small African publishers to distribute their publications globally through branded apps and websites. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-12

Publishers Try a Different Kind of Pay Wall, Unlocked by Watching Web Video

Publishers including Maxim, Radar Online, Guitar World and USA Today Sports Media are experimenting with a pay wall that instead of charging readers requires them to watch an advertiser's... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-12

Why Games Like Rogue Legacy Should Terrify Big Publishers

Rogue Legacy, from the makers of Don't S**t Your Pants, is the sort of indie game that should have traditional game publishers staining their pants indeed.     | Wired – 2013-07-19

Textbook publishers revamp ebooks to fight used market

(Reuters) - A booming market in recent years for selling and renting used college textbooks has saved students across the United States a ton of cash. | Reuters – 2013-07-23

Ether for Authors: Are Publishers on a Tightrope with Author Solutions?

In Ether for Authors, Porter Anderson looks at the ties many publishing companies have with Author Solutions, at Amazon debates, and at drinking on the job. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-23

Native Offerings Approaching 90% of Online Publishers

Nine out of 10 publishers will be offering at least some form of native advertising formats by the end of this year, according to hot-off-the-presses research being presented by Online Publishers... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-07-24

Qual and Quant: How Should Publishers Pursue Consumer Data?

Horst Stipp, EVP of The Advertising Research Foundation and seminar leader at the St. Gallen Publishing Course, offers strategies for conducting better consumer research. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-26

Publishers or platforms? Media giants may be forced to choose

After threats to Caroline Criado-Perez, questions raised over who is responsible for libel or abuse via Twitter and FacebookTwitter has spent the past few days doing a good impression of a company... | Guardian – 2013-07-30

Polish Publishers Face Sales Slump, Propose Fixed-Pricing, Fight Piracy

Challenged by shrinking sales and online piracy, Poland’s publishing industry aims to mitigate losses with more stringent price regulation, reports Jaroslaw Adamowski. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-31

Publishers 'must work with academic libraries'

Publishers need to work more closely with academic libraries in developing countries, a report by... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-06

Skipping ads is fun but content publishers do need to make money, you know

After writing last week about a couple of local businesses giving consumers control over the ads they watch, I heard an interesting rebuttal from the guys at Limelight Networks, an Arizona company... | Boston.com – 2013-08-08

Patricia Cornwell Changes Publishers, Lands Eight Figure Book Deal

After 18 years, best-selling crime novelist Patricia Cornwell is leaving Penguin for HarperCollins, making her the first major writer to jump ship since Penguin and Random House merged last... | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-08-07

Publishers object to proposed e-book penalties against Apple

Publishers who settled an electronic book pricing dispute with the federal government say they object to penalties the government wants to impose on Apple. | San Jose Mercury News – 2013-08-08

Publishers object to U.S. restrictions on Apple in e-books case

(Reuters) - Five of the largest U.S. publishers objected to tough new restrictions sought by the U.S. government against Apple Inc for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices. | Reuters – 2013-08-08

Publishers say e-book restrictions would hurt them, not Apple

Five book publishers have objected to restrictions that would be placed on Apple's business after it was found guilty last month of conspiring to fix prices for e-books.A New York federal judge ruled... | PC World – 2013-08-08

Publishers object to US remedy in Apple case in NY

NEW YORK (AP) — Publishers who have settled an electronic book pricing dispute with the federal government objected Wednesday to penalties the government wants to impose on Apple Inc., saying it... | Boston.com – 2013-08-08

Publishers Object to E-Book Plan for Apple

Five major U.S. publishers objected to the Justice Department's proposal to limit Apple's influence in the electronic books market, saying it would effectively alter their existing settlements with... | AllThingsD – 2013-08-08

Publishers object to U.S. punishment for Apple

Publishers who have settled an electronic book pricing dispute with the federal government say they object to penalties the government wants to impose on Apple Inc.A judge ruled in an antitrust case... | Crains New York – 2013-08-08

As Ebooks Strain Libraries, Can Self-Publishers Make Inroads?

The cost of ebooks has strained relations between libraries and publishers, forcing both to look for solutions. One answer is coming from distributors of self-published ebooks. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-08-08

Publishers object to proposed Apple e-book remedies

As Apple returns to court on Friday to fight with government lawyers over proposed restrictions on its e-book business, the company is getting a little belated help from its alleged... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-08-08

Publishers object to DoJ Apple ruling

Publishers have united to object to new Department of Justice constraints against Apple,... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-08

TakePart Launches a Social Action Tool for Publishers

The digital network wing of Participant Media releases a tool for socially minded publishers to match consumers to actions like pledges and petitions. | AllThingsD – 2013-08-09

E-book publishers side with Apple, ask DoJ to scrap new price-fixing rules

Apparently Apple isn't the only company thinking the US Department of Justice's recently imposed remedies against it were "draconian." US publishers HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and... | Engadget – 2013-08-08

Publishers join Apple in objecting to proposed measures by the DOJ

Following the e-book price-fixing trial, the Department of Justice wants to impose measures on Apple, but publishers say they'll be the ones hurt by the rules. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-09

Publishers fight Apple e-book ruling

Five major publishers are challenging restrictions imposed on Apple after it was found guilty of e-book price-fixing. | BBC World – 2013-08-09

DOJ defends Apple e-book price fixing injunction, says publishers had it easy

The US Department of Justice isn't buying publishers' arguments that proposed injunctions against Apple for alleged e-book price fixing are excessive and contradictory. DOJ attorney Lawrence Buterman... | Engadget – 2013-08-10

Ryanair sues Daily Mail and Daily Mirror publishers over safety claims

Airline expands Irish defamation action against Channel 4's Dispatches documentary to include other media outletsRyanair has launched libel action against Channel 4's Dispatches and the publishers of... | Guardian – 2013-08-16

New Headache for Publishers: Hackers Hit Content Network

Content recommendation service Outbrain was hacked today, possibly by the Syrian Electronic Army.   Links across the Outbrain network directed users to the website of the hacker group,... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-08-16

YouTube Stars Shine in London, But Where Were the Publishers?

YouTube’s Summer in the City festival in London attracted thousands of teenage fans to admire video stars with millions of followers — and publishers should take notice. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-08-21

What Can Publishers Do to Improve Online Video Marketing?

Very few authors and publishers have achieved the same level of popularity as the top YouTube vloggers. What more can be done to take advantage of the opportunity? | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-08-21

Mag+ and Appboy Partner to Offer Publishers an Expanded Mobile Platform

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-08-21

News junkie's open-source project links Bitcoin with publishers

Ankur Nandwani is a news junkie who keeps hitting pay walls. He would pay for content, but not for a subscription.Nandwani, 27, merged his interest in news with Bitcoin, a virtual currency that many... | PC World – 2013-09-02

Egyptian Publishers Diversify in Face of Uncertain Future

Ongoing political uncertainty has resulted in a depressed local book market leading Egyptian to look elsewhere in the Arab world and further abroad to bolster business. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-03

Multi-Platform Strategies for Mid-Market Publishers

  | Folio Magazine – 2013-09-04

Publishers will be able to use Amazon’s new ebook bundling feature for promotions as short as a day

Amazon's new Kindle MatchBook program will let publishers bundle print books with ebooks for very short periods -- even as short as a day. That could give reluctant publishers the incentive to try it. | GigaOM – 2013-09-04

Major Publishers Untroubled by Ad Blocking

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

Publishers Weekly Bestsellers: The Week's Hottest Reads

-- Week ending September 1st, 2013, powered by Nielsen BookScan. Copyright 2013 The Nielsen Company. HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling) 2. "How the Light... | The Huffington Post – 2013-09-06

10 Counterintuitive Tips for Self-Publishers

Bestseller Hugh Howey offers a list of tips that tend to surprise new writers, particularly those who are self-publishing or considering it. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-09

Google+ rolls out features to help publishers build Web audience

SAN FRANCISCO — As part of its increasingly aggressive moves to get more people to use Google+ and to keep Facebook and Twitter from dominating the social networking business, Google is rolling... | Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-09

Publishers Enlisting Editorial Staffers On Behalf Of Advertisers

Many publishers embracing sponsored content defend the integrity of their ad/edit walls by creating in-house teams apart from their newsrooms to produce content on behalf of advertisers. But a... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-09

Google+ Brings Embedded Posts to Publishers (Just Like Twitter and Facebook)

Web embeds for all! | AllThingsD – 2013-09-10

Which Metrics Should Publishers Be Using in Google Analytics?

I was reading this article on paidcontent over the weekend, which points out the value of analytics to publishers, but only if they are using the right metrics.  The key point was... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-09-11

Videology Launches Predictive Targeting Solution for Advertisers and Publishers in Canada

- Leverages Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings™ - Enhances Advertisers' Ability to Plan Effectively across Television and Video- - Improves Demo Delivery by Estimated 300% TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2013... | CNW – 2013-09-16

The View From The Tree : 6 Things Magazine Publishers Should Stop Doing Now

By D. Eadward Tree The future of publishing ain't what it used to be. A few years ago, "everyone" knew what... | Publishing Executive – 2013-09-02

Small publishers concerned over Man Booker changes

The Man Booker Prize submission rule changes will have a negative impact on small publishers,... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-19

Mobile advertising: publishers aim to ring up profits

Sun experiments with in-app ads in users' timeline, while new US exchange sparks interest by offering location-based salesOne of the biggest challenges facing the media industry is how to monetise... | Guardian – 2013-09-23

Ethiopians Complain Publishers are Out of Touch with Reality

Ethiopian readers lament that their publishing industry cynically puts out too many books people don't want and then charges too much for them. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-24

Could Transparency Bolster Publishers Efforts to Adopt New Revenue Models?

Everyone knows that news-media companies are financially challenged, right? Not so.According to a recent study conducted by the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism, only 39% of Americans have... | Advertising Age – 2013-09-25

Advertising Week Video: How Publishers Can Use Data More Effectively

For digital publishers, effectively harnessing data can turn a large but poorly understood audience into the targets advertisers covet, or help predict when certain consumers will be most likely to... | Advertising Age – 2013-09-26

Are Museums Purposefully Denying Publishers Sales?

Some authors and publishers museums deliberately refusing to stock publishers titles in order to favor their own exhibition catalogs. Or is it merely a question of taste? | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-27

Adapt or Die: Holdout Publishers Embrace Programmatic

The writing's on the wall: automated ad buying is here to stay.The post Adapt or Die: Holdout Publishers Embrace Programmatic appeared first on Digiday. | Digiday – 2013-09-30

5 Publishers Doing Cool Things on Instagram

Publishers are experimenting with Instagram, pushing the visual aspect of news and culture.The post 5 Publishers Doing Cool Things on Instagram appeared first on Digiday. | Digiday – 2013-10-01

Publishers Better Fix Seller Pay for Programmatic Era

Publishers need to fix seller compensation models to make sure the inevitable shift to ad automation isn't impeded, writes The Media Kitchen's Barry Lowenthal.The post Publishers Better Fix Seller... | Digiday – 2013-10-01

Publishers, AOL Partner on Subscription Service

Publishers have partnered with AOL on a new bundled-subscription offering the company rolled out Monday. | Folio Magazine – 2013-10-02

Who are the most social publishers on the web?

A new ranking of the "most social" media publishers on the web puts BuzzFeed and the BBC at the top. See which sites performed best in August for Facebook interactions and sharing on Twitter• Get... | Guardian – 2013-10-03

Are Flipboard and Currents marketing partners or scams that take advantage of publishers?

Josh Marshall of the political blog network Talking Points Memo says that he has pulled his site's feeds from both Google Currents and Flipboard because he says he sees these services as "scams... | GigaOM – 2013-10-09

Videos from Frankfurt: CONTEC, Publishers Launch and More

The Publishing Perspectives team attended CONTEC Frankfurt and Publishers Launch at the Frankfurt Book Fair to find out what the crowds were buzzing about. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-09

Leveson kept his patience (just about) but were the publishers listening?

Lord Justice Leveson is a judge. He was never going to be pressured, or fooled, by the MPs at the commons select committee hearing into saying anything he didn't want to say.There were several... | Guardian – 2013-10-10

A European Court Has Made Anonymous Comments Riskier for Publishers

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has issued a decision that anti-censorship campaigners say could spell an end to anonymous website comments in the EU.     | The Atlantic Wire – 2013-10-11

Style Blog: An answer to publishers’ prayers

For all the complaints about godless Washington, you wouldn’t know it from this week’s nonfiction bestseller list. The most popular titles in the Washington area have a distinctly biblical glow:... | The Washington Post – 2013-10-13

Publishers Weekly: Best New Books for the Week of October 14, 2013

First published in Publishers Weekly This week, a book for people who love books, Jayne Anne Phillips's latest, and a story collection that dissects domestic life. Plus: Humans of New York, the... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-14

BBB Warns Publishers To Comply With Privacy Rules

A “significant minority” of publishers don't follow self-regulatory rule requiring enhanced notice about data collection, an enforcement unit of the Better Business Bureau... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-10-14

Digital Publishers Are Fighting the Shift to Programmatic

Are digital sellers undermining the move to automated buying? For a long time, online publishers have worried that the shift to programmatic would undercut their premium business. Some have... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-10-15

Survey Finds Publishers Have Concerns Over Paywalls Being Bypassed

Not being able to control access to content as users bypass the paywall is a major challenge facing publishers. This is according to new research carried out by MPP Global Solutions as part of its... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-10-16

Digital Marketplace: How Publishers Can Use Data to Sell Ads

According to the Pew Research Center’s 2013 State of the News Media report, total digital advertising (including mobile) rose to $37.3 billion in 2012, and for the first time, digital ads... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-10-08

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