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Ownership of tablets, e-readers jumps during holiday season

L.A. Times – 2012-01-24

In the U.S., 19% of adults owned tablets and electronic book readers in January, nearly double the percentage in the previous month, a survey finds. The growth comes as PC sales slow.Remember when seeing an Apple Inc. iPad on a bus, an airplane or the subway was a startling new experience? Now you might be startled not to see one.
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Study finds tablet, e-book ownership soared

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. | – 2012-01-23

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

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,... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-23

Tablet and e-book reader ownership takes off

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. | CBC – 2012-01-23

US e-reader ownership doubles in six months

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... | The Bookseller – 2011-06-28

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

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

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... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-22

In Connecticut, Local Ownership Debate Heats Up

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... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-23

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

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... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-17

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

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.... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-06

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

Blog Comment Ownership Question Resurrected

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... | WebProNews – 2008-07-08

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

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... | Guardian – 2012-05-08

Bertelsmann acquires 100% ownership of RH Mondadori

Bertelsmann has today (5ytsigned an agreement to acquire Mondadori's equity stake in the... | The Bookseller – 2012-11-05

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

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. | Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-25

Mass. Publisher to Step Away From Ownership

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... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-12-06

Pearson takes ownership of IndiaCan

Pearson has bought complete control of the vocational training company IndiaCan. Originally set... | The Bookseller – 2013-04-09

Pew Report: Android Ownership Continues to Surpass iPhone

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The Gill family has taken full ownership of the Irish publisher Gill & Macmillan Science and... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-14

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

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... | Folio Magazine – 2013-10-25

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The Federal Communications Commission was attacked by Republicans and Democrats during a congressional hearing Wednesday on the regulatory agency's media-ownership rules. | Los Angeles Times – 2014-06-12

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HCCP Takes Majority Ownership of Thomas Nelson Brasil

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