Ownership of tablets, e-readers jumps during holiday season

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Study finds tablet, e-book ownership soared

Boston.com – 2012-01-23

Tablets and e-readers were a popular gift over the holidays, so much so that the number of people who own them nearly doubled between mid-December and January, a new study finds.

Tablet and E-book reader Ownership Nearly Double Over the Holiday Gift-Giving Period

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-23

The share of adults in the United States who own tablet computers nearly doubled from 10% to 19% between mid-December and early January and the same surge in growth also applied to e-book readers,...

Tablet and e-book reader ownership takes off

CBC – 2012-01-23

Computer tablets and e-book readers are surging in popularity with nearly a third of Americans owning at least one of the digital devices, according to a new study.

US e-reader ownership doubles in six months

The Bookseller – 2011-06-28

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Tue, 28/06/2011 - 09:15 E-reader ownership in the US has doubled over the past six months, the first time ownership of e-readers has reached double...

Ahead of Ownership Change, 'Daytona Beach News-Journal' Lays Off 48

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-30

With a change in owners of The Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal set to take place Thursday, the newspaper cut its staff by 10%. Once valued at $300 million, the News-Journal is selling for $20...

Dow Jones Union Reaches First (Tentative) Contract Agreement Under Murdoch Ownership

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-22

The union representing Wall Street Journal employees has reached a tentative agreement with Dow Jones & Co. on a new four-year contract. The Independent Association of Publishers' Employees Local...

In Connecticut, Local Ownership Debate Heats Up

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-23

The recent purchase of The Bristol Press and The Herald of New Britain by a lone businessman could serve as a case study in the debate over local vs. national ownership. Plus, are 17 dailies too...

'Sun-Times': Scoops Show Worth of For-Profit Newspaper Ownership Model

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-17

Two big scoops in the controversy surrounding U.S. Sen. Roland Burris demonstrate again that for-profit, competing daily newspapers are vital to a city's health, the Chicago Sun-Times says in an...

Dow Jones: Murdoch Ownership Has Been Very, Very Good to Us

Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-06

By taking a $2.8 billion goodwill impairment charge on Dow Jones & Co., News Corp. on Thursday effectively admitted it paid nearly twice as much as the parent of The Wall Street Journal is worth....

Newspaper industry awaits ownership reform

Media Week – 2009-02-03

LONDON - The regional newspaper industry is braced for far-reaching consolidation as a result of an imminent review of media ownership legislation.

Blog Comment Ownership Question Resurrected

WebProNews – 2008-07-08

This is a topic destined for a courtroom one day, bitter enemies formed along the way: Can a blog publisher collect blog comments and publish them in a book? We addressed this topic weeks ago, with...

If we want to save newspapers, how about trying co-operative ownership?

Guardian – 2012-05-08

In Dan Sabbagh's article yesterday, about Trinity Mirror's latest dramas, he argued that the regional press was "heading into existential crisis."That view echoes many of the contributions in the...

Bertelsmann acquires 100% ownership of RH Mondadori

The Bookseller – 2012-11-05

Bertelsmann has today (5ytsigned an agreement to acquire Mondadori's equity stake in the...

Patent Grants Apple Ownership Over E-book “Page Turn”

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-25

A patent, titled “Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface,” gives Apple the exclusive right to the page turn in an e-reader application.

Mass. Publisher to Step Away From Ownership

Editor & Publisher – 2012-12-06

wner Josh Cutler says he intends to step down as publisher of the Duxbury Clipper at the end of the year and divest his interest in the weekly newspaper, as he prepares to be sworn in as state...

Pearson takes ownership of IndiaCan

The Bookseller – 2013-04-09

Pearson has bought complete control of the vocational training company IndiaCan. Originally set...

Pew Report: Android Ownership Continues to Surpass iPhone

Folio Magazine – 2013-06-06


Gill family takes ownership of Ireland's Gill & Macmillan

The Bookseller – 2013-08-14

The Gill family has taken full ownership of the Irish publisher Gill & Macmillan Science and...

Oyster Offers Access Instead of Ownership

Publishers Weekly – 2013-09-20

Launched a little over a week ago with much media fanfare, Oyster is a New York City–based e-reading startup that offers consumers an all-you-can-read e-book subscription model for $9.95 a month.

Pew Research Center Reports Increases in Tablet and E-Reader Ownership

Folio Magazine – 2013-10-25

A study by the Pew Internet Project released on October 18 shows new information on the pervasiveness of tablets and smartphones in U.S. homes. The study compiled information received from 6,224...

Germany's Hugendubel returns to family ownership

The Bookseller – 2014-02-26

While Weltbild administrator Arndt Geiwitz is getting reading for talks with potential investors...

Facebook ownership: Case closed on N.Y. man's claim

San Jose Mercury News – 2014-04-02

A federal judge has officially closed the book on a New York man's multibillion-dollar lawsuit claiming half-ownership of Facebook. Judge Richard Arcara has granted Facebook and founder Mark...

Tribune Publishing takes full ownership of MCT news services

Baltimore Sun – 2014-05-08

Tribune Publishing has acquired McClatchy Company’s 50 percent stake in McClatchy-Tribune Information Services (MCT), giving it full ownership of the news and information business, the...

FCC's media-ownership rules debated at House hearing

Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-12

The Federal Communications Commission was attacked by Republicans and Democrats during a congressional hearing Wednesday on the regulatory agency's media-ownership rules.

O’Reilly Takes Full Ownership of Safari Books

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-05

O’Reilly Media has acquired the remaining 50% stake in Safari Books, a subscription e-book service offering access to business and tech content, originally launched as a joint venture with the...

HCCP Takes Majority Ownership of Thomas Nelson Brasil

Publishers Weekly – 2014-10-03

HarperCollins Christian Publishing has acquired an 85% stake in Thomas Nelson Brasil (TNB) from Rio-based Ediouro Group, its joint venture partner in creating TBN in 2006.

Details of Family Christian Stores’ New Ownership Plan Emerge

Publishers Weekly – 2015-07-21

Family Christian Stores aims to land under new ownership by Aug. 11 in order to recover from Chapter 11 bankruptcy.

L.A. will transfer airport ownership back to Ontario

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-06

After years of litigation and contentious negotiations, Los Angeles has agreed to transfer ownership of struggling LA/Ontario International Airport back to the city of Ontario, The Times learned...

South Pasadena nursing home gets a new start with ownership change

Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-20

For eight years, South Pasadena police had a nursing home on their radar, as officers responded to 1,100 calls for service, some involving violent crimes.

Supervisors Ask L.A. Times Owner for Local Ownership

Editor & Publisher – 2015-09-16

Los Angeles County supervisors have called on Chicago-based Tribune Publishing Co. to “restore local, established and invested leadership” at the Los Angeles...

Fired Los Angeles Times Publisher Urges Local Ownership

Editor & Publisher – 2015-10-23

Austin Beutner, the Los Angeles Times publisher who was recently fired by Tribune Publishing, said he is not directly involved in ongoing talks to buy the newspaper.   But he sounds like a...

Business as usual for i, now under Johnston Press ownership

The Guardian – 2016-04-11

Chief executive Ashley Highfield promises expanded distribution for ‘new’ titleAshley Highfield, chief executive of Johnston Press, is a media boss who loves the media limelight. Unlike most of...

Boydell & Brewer becomes employee-ownership trust

The Bookseller – 2016-05-20

Independent academic and trade publisher Boydell & Brewer has relaunched as an employee-ownership trust after 45 years in private ownership.

Across America, corporate ownership and closures are leading to vast ‘news deserts’

Poynter. – 2016-10-17

Joseph Pulitzer, William Randolph Hearst and E. W. Scripps are out. Digital First Media, GateHouse and Civitas are in. That's one of the conclusions reached by a group of researchers from The...

Why New Zealand's journalists should push for a new form of ownership

The Guardian – 2016-12-07

As the regulator listens to arguments over a proposed publishing merger it is time to consider a radical, not-for-profit, solution to the crisis Ten years ago this month, I made a series of speeches...

HarperCollins Takes Full Ownership of HarperCollins Brasil

Publishers Weekly – 2017-01-04

HarperCollins has purchased the remaining shares of HarperCollins Brasil, originally a joint venture with the Brazilian house of Ediouro.

HarperCollins takes full ownership of Brazil joint venture

The Bookseller – 2017-01-05

HarperCollins Publishers has taken full ownership of HarperCollins Brasil after purchasing the shares owned by local publisher Ediouro.

Ownership of Penguin Random House Poised to Change

The New York Times – 2017-01-19

Pearson plans to sell its 47 percent stake in the publisher, which is home to John Grisham, “The Girl on the Train” and the “Game of Thrones” books.

Lakers try to stay focused while chaos engulfs ownership

Los Angeles Times – 2017-03-04

Theatrics have become an everyday occurrence in Lakerdom lately, but this year’s drama has swirled levels above the Lakers players and coaches. It’s not involved them; it’s involved the front...

Cover to Cover bookshop under new ownership

The Bookseller – 2017-07-05

Independent bookshop Cover to Cover in Swansea is to take on new ownership after former owner Sarah Rees has decided to step down.

Crain Communications Changes Family Ownership Structure

Advertising Age – 2017-07-13

Crain Communications, the parent company of brands including Advertising Age and Crain's Detroit Business, has changed its ownership structure with the buyout of longtime President Rance Crain and...

Snopes just won a tentative court ruling on finances and ownership

Poynter. – 2017-08-04

Editor's note: This story was originally published at the San Diego Union-Tribune. In the battle over ownership of fact-checking website Snopes.com, creator David Mikkelson was handed an early...

Turnbull government secures deal to scrap media ownership controls

The Guardian – 2017-09-13

Xenophon Team agrees to dumping the two-out-of-three rule for TV, radio and press ownership in exchange for $60m innovation fund to boost diversityThe Turnbull government has secured the numbers to...

Matt Lauer may lose ownership of his farm amid sexual misconduct allegations

Yahoo! News – 2017-11-30

After women came forward to accuse former NBC Today show host Matt Lauer of sexual misconduct, the backlash has been mighty and swift. Lauer could be forced to sell the 27,180-acre-sheep-and-cattle...

'A Hundred Small Lessons' explores the question of home ownership through the lives of two women

The Christian Science Monitor – 2017-12-28

'A Hundred Small Lessons' explores the question of home ownership through the lives of two women

Give Dodgers ownership kudos for landing the 2020 All-Star game

Los Angeles Times – 2018-04-12

They spent more than any baseball owners before them to make the Dodgers contenders again. They made sizable investments to rebuild a neglected farm system. They upgraded their stadium without...

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