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Paravion Press: Hand-making Books from a Cave in Greece

Publishers Weekly – 2012-02-10

In a time when digital and print-on-demand technology are streamlining how books are created and delivered, Paravion Press believes there still is a market for well-crafted, hand-made books....

American Press Institute Merges with Newspaper Association of America Foundation

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-25

Arlington, Va. – The American Press Institute (API) and the Newspaper Association of America Foundation (NAAF) announced today that they will merge to create a dynamic new organization focused...

Associated Press Opens News Bureau in North Korea

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-16

North Korea has allowed the Associated Press to open the first full western news bureau in the tightly controlled and highly secretive country. The North permits foreign media occasional visits,...

Newport News Daily Press Newspaper Cuts 30 Jobs

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-13

The Daily Press newspaper announced Friday it has laid off 30 workers.

Arts specialist Search Press sees turnover soar

The Bookseller – 2011-12-21

Arts and crafts specialist Search Press has reported a turnover of £6.4m in its financial...

AUC Press closes office amid Cairo protests

The Bookseller – 2011-12-20

The offices of the American University in Cairo Press and its Tahrir Bookstore, both situated on...

Restructure at Cambridge University Press

The Bookseller – 2011-12-15

Cambridge University Press has reported a ninth successive year of growth in the 12 months to end...

High Country News sends out surprisingly truthful press release

Poynter. – 2011-12-14

One of the more unusual — and honest — press releases comes today from Colorado’s High Country News. The magazine announced a change to its subscriptions that allow full subscribers access to its...

History Press makes redundancies, grows digital

The Bookseller – 2011-12-13

The History Press is in consultation with a "small number" of staff over redundancies,...

Johnston Press hands new mobile ad offering to YOC

Media Week – 2011-12-13

Johnston Press, the regional publisher, has appointed mobile ad network YOC to sell advertising on its newly launched network of 211 local mobile websites.

Globe Pequot Press Goes Back to Its Roots

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-09

In August 2009, Jim Joseph was named president and COO of Globe Pequot Press. At the time the Guilford, Conn., press was going through something of an identity crisis. In the three years before...

Singapore Press Holdings sues Yahoo over copyright

Reuters – 2011-11-23

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Press Holdings (SPH), which has a near monopoly of newspaper publishing in the city-state, said on Wednesday it filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Yahoo...

Johnston Press reports 8% fall in ad revenues

Guardian – 2011-11-15

Regional newspaper saw slight improvement in circulation and advertising, but both are still in declineRegional newspaper publisher Johnston Press has reported a slightly improved circulation and...

Associated Press offers new social media guidelines as it seeks a new social media editor

Editors Weblog – 2011-11-04

The Associated Press' rigorous standards regarding social media just got a little bit tougher. Most news organisations who are serious about advancing their digital strategy already encourage their...

Robson Press to publish Stoker's lost notebooks

The Bookseller – 2011-10-13

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 08:50 Jeremy Robson has secured world rights to a book that features the previously unpublished notebooks of Bram Stoker as one of...

The History Press shrinks pre-tax losses

The Bookseller – 2011-10-12

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 12/10/2011 - 15:35 The History Press has shrunk pre-tax losses to under £1m for 2010, down from £1.4m the previous year. Using an EBITA...

Idaho newspaper publishes prominent fact-check of senator’s press release

Poynter. – 2011-10-11

The Visual Side of Journalism The Times-News of Twin Falls, Idaho ran a full-page illustration on its Sunday opinion section front that fact-checked, point-by-point, a press release from Republican...

History Press Marches On

Publishers Weekly – 2011-10-07

In a time of change in the book industry, the History Press, an independent publisher in Charleston, S.C., is doing a brisk business in titles designed specifically for local markets. From 20 books...

Free Press Loves Net Neutrality, Not FCC's Rules

AdWeek – 2011-09-29

When the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules were published last Friday, everyone in Washington expected that the first lawsuit out of the box would be filed by Verizon and maybe...

James Murdoch's press adviser resigns

Guardian – 2011-09-27

Alice Macandrew understood to have quit amid disagreements over the handling of the phone-hacking scandalOne of James Murdoch's closest advisers has resigned from News Corporation, it emerged on...

Press Secretary Carney often reminds White House reporters of his journalism credentials

Poynter. – 2011-09-23

Politico, illustration by Matt Wuerker Press Secretary Jay Carney wears his Time magazine credentials while schooling political reporters (from left to right) The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank,...

Johnston Press merges weekly titles

Guardian – 2011-09-13

Two Yorkshire weeklies published by Johnston Press - the Driffield Times and Driffield Post - have been merged to become the Driffield Times & Post.In an online message to readers, editor Nick...

Bloomsbury cooks up deal with Absolute Press

The Bookseller – 2011-09-01

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 01/09/2011 - 08:54 Bloomsbury has acquired independent food list Absolute Press, set up by publisher Jon Croft in 1979. Absolute Press...

Eastern Daily Press bucks sales slide

Guardian – 2011-08-31

Archant's Norwich-based paper's circulation rises 0.6% year on year, but most other morning regional papers suffer declinesThe Eastern Daily Press was one of the few morning regional papers not to...

Labor board rules against Santa Barbara News-Press

San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-08-13

(08-12) 17:37 PDT Santa Barbara, Calif. (AP) -- A federal board has ruled the Santa Barbara News-Press committed unfair labor practices during a union-organizing campaign and it ordered the...

Australian press council aims to improve journalistic standards

Guardian – 2011-08-08

The phone hacking scandal is having widespread consequences. Witness, for example, the decision by Australia's press council to investigate journalism practices at the country's newspapers and...

Why Did Facebook Buy Push Pop Press?

PC World – 2011-08-04

The purchase sets off speculation about publishing ambitions at Facebook, and puts renewed focus on its highly-anticipated iPad app.

Facebook buys innovative e-book publisher Push Pop Press

The Bookseller – 2011-08-03

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:14 Facebook has bought the innovative e-book publisher Push Pop Press but will not use the company to publish e-books. The giant...

Facebook buys San Francisco e-book publisher Push Pop Press

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-08-03

Palo Alto social-networking site Facebook has agreed to acquire Push Pop Press, maker of this year's acclaimed e-book adaptation of Al Gore's 'Our Choice'

Highfield named CEO of Johnston Press

Guardian – 2011-07-28

The former Microsoft and BBC digital executive is to succeed John Fry as chief executive of regional newspaper publisher Johnston PressAshley Highfield, the former BBC and Microsoft senior executive,...

Penguin Press signs Defence of Cats

The Bookseller – 2011-07-26

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 12:00 Penguin Press has signed the second book by professor John Bradshaw, author of In Defence of Dogs, with felines the topic...

Search Press appoints Linda Ayres

The Bookseller – 2011-07-25

Publication Date: Mon, 25/07/2011 - 14:47 Search Press has appointed Linda Ayres as business development manager in the UK. Ayres began her role at the arts and crafts publisher on 1st July. She was...

Setback for press freedom in Egypt

Guardian – 2011-07-21

In the aftermath of the overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, Egypt may get a freedom of information law - but there are also signs of renewed harassment of the media.Magda Abu Fadil reports that the country...

Cambridge University Press opens up digital platform to rivals

The Bookseller – 2011-07-13

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 09:50 Cambridge University Press has launched a digital content platform for libraries which it says will become "one of the largest...

Indian magazines flex their muscles: Conde Nast, Delhi Press, Haymarket Publications, Infomedia 18, Next Gen, Spenta Multimedia

PrintWeek – 2011-07-12

Leading publishers tell Tanvi Parekh about their key challenges and explain their plans for expansion, dealing with new platforms and solving the distribution issue

Robin Harvie to join Aurum Press

The Bookseller – 2011-07-06

Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 16:01 Robin Harvie is to join Aurum Press from Fourth Estate. Currently non-fiction commissioning editor and digital editor at Fourth Estate, Harvie has been...

O'Brien Press buys 'X Factor' star's memoir

The Bookseller – 2011-06-29

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 29/06/2011 - 14:20 The O'Brien Press has bought rights to a memoir by "X Factor" contender Mary Byrne. Managing director Ivan O'Brien bought world...

The secrets of Y-Service to Aurum Press

The Bookseller – 2011-06-22

Publication Date: Thu, 23/06/2011 - 05:28 Aurum Press has bought a biography about the service that monitored and intercepted the German military's radio traffic during the Second World War....

Paper Round (14 Jun) - Which clients are advertising in the national press?

Media Week – 2011-06-14

The tabloids offer free Ascot bets while travel companies compete to attract late holiday bookers.

Bell Press Acquires Chetek Alert

Editor & Publisher – 2011-06-03

Bell Press, Inc., publishers of weekly newspapers in Barron, Ladysmith and Bloomer, all in northwest Wisconsin, has acquired the nearby 129-year-old Chetek Alert, owned in part by the same family...

Press freedom denied in Ivory Coast

Guardian – 2011-05-12

The government may have changed in the Ivory Coast, but a question mark hangs over press freedom.A month after the fall of Laurent Gbagbo, newspapers loyal to him are failing to appear, and one - the...

Media Decoder: A Return to Penguin Press for Scott Moyers

The New York Times – 2011-05-11

Scott Moyers, a top agent at the Wylie Agency, will return to the Penguin Press as its publisher.

Harland Simon to Upgrade the Goss HT70 press controls at Turkish Newspaper Publisher

Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-06

The Turkish newspaper publisher Turkuvaz Medya Group whose titles include the daily Sabah are now benefiting from an upgrade to their Harland Simon press control systems.

Brazilian press owner shot dead

Guardian – 2011-05-05

The owner of a Brazilian newspaper, Valerio Nascimento, was shot in the back and killed by unidentified gunmen on Tuesday, designated as World Press Freedom Day.Nascimento had published only four...

World Press Freedom Day today

Editors Weblog – 2011-05-03

3 May is World Press Freedom Day, established as such by the UN General Assembly in 1993. The day is celebrated worldwide by different international organizations such the United Nations Educational,...

Agents press for e-book escalators

The Bookseller – 2011-04-26

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 08:48 Agents are anticipating escalators in e-book contracts to become "the norm rather than the exception", as they reported...

AP falls for fake press release

Editors Weblog – 2011-04-14

The Associated Press published a story based on a fake press release yesterday, Business Insider reported, claiming that General Electric would repay its entire $3.2 billion tax refunds to the US...

British Press Awards: where are all the women?

Guardian – 2011-04-11

The lack of female prize winners shows the extent to which women are failing to reach the top in newspapersDoes it matter if newspapers are dominated by men, most of them white? The Daily Mail...

RH relaunches Hogarth Press

The Bookseller – 2011-04-11

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 12:22 The spirit of Virginia and Leonard Woolf's literary imprint the Hogarth Press will be revived on both sides of the Atlantic after...

Press Awards put reporting centre stage

Guardian – 2011-04-07

The ceremony attempted to remind the industry that reporting is the point of journalism, writes Dan SabbaghJournalism, it is said, is in crisis. Newspapers, it is noted, are losing readers, relevance...

Press release: 'Women in News' programme enters second year

Editors Weblog – 2011-04-07

The Women In News (WIN) initiative, a groundbreaking leadership programme for African women working in media, launched its second year this week, bringing together 32 women in middle and top...

Tindal Street Press acquires Ryan Giggs title

The Bookseller – 2011-04-06

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:45 Tindal Street Press has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a book about an obsessive ex-professional footballer's relationship...

Outgoing Johnston Press chief executive paid more than £1m

Guardian – 2011-03-28

Publisher which cut about 400 jobs paid John Fry cash and shares bonus totalling £460,000, 2010 annual report revealsJohn Fry, the outgoing chief executive of embattled regional newspaper publisher...

No Exit Press acquires Brother's Lot

The Bookseller – 2011-03-24

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:49 No Exit Press has acquired a "hilarious and satirical novel" by debut author Kevin Holohan, called The Brothers' Lot....

Nosy Crow signs with US' Candlewick Press

The Bookseller – 2011-03-11

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 17:38 Children's publisher Nosy Crow has signed a deal with American publisher Candlewick Press to co-publish the majority of its titles...

John Fry to quit Johnston Press

Guardian – 2011-03-09

Regional newspaper publisher announces profit of £16.5m as chief executive informs board of his intention to stand downJohn Fry, the chief executive of Johnston Press, is to stand down as the...

Press Awards: full list of nominees

Guardian – 2011-02-25

Nominations in categories including Young Journalist, Showbiz Reporter and Foreign Reporter of the YearYoung Journalist of the Year Laura Armstrong – the PeopleHeidi Blake – the Daily TelegraphAdam...

Press release: International Partnership denounces systemic attacks on press freedom in Yemen

Editors Weblog – 2011-02-22

Against a backdrop of historic political change for the region that has brought the country to the brink of its own revolution, The International Partnership for Yemen today releases findings from...

Lewisham campaigners press Hunt to intervene on closures

The Bookseller – 2011-02-21

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 09:00 Lewisham library campaigners have renewed their call for secretary of state Jeremy Hunt to intervene over the borough's library...

Wanted: local heroes to save the regional press

Guardian – 2011-02-14

DGMT's decision over Northcliffe Media highlights issue of local newspaper ownershipAfter enduring a seven-year decline that has resulted in well over £1bn in ad revenue bleeding out of regional...

Phaidon Press to triple children's output

The Bookseller – 2011-02-10

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 16:03 Phaidon Press is aiming to triple its output of children's titles to 30 new children's books by 2012, up from eight in 2010....

FT editor: press risks political retribution over phone-hacking scandal

Guardian – 2011-02-01

Lionel Barber says most publishers failed to 'take the issue seriously' because their titles may also have been implicatedRead the full text of Lionel Barber's Hugh Cudlipp lectureLionel Barber, the...

China tightens grip on press freedom

Guardian – 2011-01-28

Leading journalist Zhang Ping was this week forced out of his job at Southern Media GroupA leading Chinese journalist said he had been forced out of his job this week amid tightened restrictions on...

Shortfire Press launches with 99p e-short stories

The Bookseller – 2011-01-13

Former HarperCollins editor Clare Hey has...

Lagardere talking to Hearst to sell intl press biz

Reuters – 2011-01-01

PARIS (Reuters) - French media group Lagardere said on Friday it had entered into exclusive negotiations with privately held Hearst Corp to sell its international magazines and press business for...

The Media Equation: WikiLeaks Taps Power of the Press

The New York Times – 2010-12-13

With each successive release of information, WikiLeaks has become more strategic and has been rewarded with deeper, more extensive coverage of its revelations.

Norwegian publishing legend joins Johnston Press as non-exec director

Yahoo – 2010-07-21

Johnston Press has appointed Norwegian publishing veteran Kjell Aamot as a non-executive director.

Use of In-House Pre-Press Drops Significantly

Folio Mag – 2010-07-21

In 2009, 60 percent of publishers used in-house resources-only when it came to pre-press. In 2010, that number has dropped to 51 percent, according to FOLIO:'s 2010 Manufacturing and Production...

Newspaper Publishing Association launches rival to British Press Awards

Yahoo – 2010-07-05

The Newspaper Publishing Association (NPA) has announced it will launch a rival to the British Press Awards, aiming to direct proceeds from the event back into the industry.

Canadian Press in tentative revamp deal - source

Reuters – 2010-07-05

VANCOUVER, July 5 (Reuters) - The Canadian Press news agency, which has come under increasing financial pressure since the departure of key members, has reached a tentative deal to become a...

Mercury News, sister newspapers win Peninsula Press Club awards

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-06-20

Including its first-place award for general excellence, the San Jose Mercury News received 19 plaques for work published in 2009. The Daily News in Palo Alto won 18 and the Community Newspaper Group...

Press group urges Kuwaiti ruler to free blogger

Reuters – 2010-06-19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A global press freedom watchdog called on the Emir of Kuwait Saturday to intervene for the release of a blogger who is on trial, accused of insulting the ruler and inciting...

B-to-B Vets Team Up to Offer Digital Pre-Press and Production Services

Folio Mag – 2010-06-17

Outsourcing back office operations is becoming standard operating procedure for publishers but a new company offers the chance to keep the business in the U.S.—and possibly find jobs for those...

Barton Heading Realigned Oxford University Press

Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-08

Tim Barton has been named to head a restructured Oxford University...

Market Chatter -- Corporate finance press digest

Reuters – 2010-04-06

BANGALORE, April 6 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media on Tuesday:

Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors Announce Winners in Writing/Photo Contests

Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-02

The Pennsylvania Associated Press Managing Editors announced winners of the group's annual writing and photo contests on Thursday.

Former Associated Press VP Roy Steinfort Dies at 88

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-24

Roy Steinfort, 88, a veteran newsman and former vice president of the Associated Press who turned the agency's radio operations into a service providing news to millions of listeners worldwide, died...

Mei-Mei Chan Rejoins Gannett as Ft. Myers 'News-Press' Publisher

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-15

Mei-Mei Chan has been named president and publisher of the Gannett-owned News-Press in Fort Myers, Fla., effective March 29. She moves to the News-Press from The Seattle Times Co. where she was the...

Newseum Exhibit Cites Elvis' Relationship with the Press

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-15

A spark that helped ignite Elvis Presley's fame more than 50 years ago was lit by the newspaper editors and critics who hated him.

Iran press watchdog warns 17 media publications

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-09

Iran's press watchdog has warned 17 publications, including a leading reformist daily, accusing them of having breached media regulations, Mehr news agency reported on Tuesday.

Pear Press Teams With Airline for Book Promotion

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-08

In a marketing move to overcome the challenges facing publishers in search of an ever-elusive...

Chua's Sought-After Parenting Memoir Goes to Penguin Press

Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-02

Amy Chua's highly sought-after memoir about her experiences with "Chinese mothering," Battle...

Free Press Groups Launching Online Petition to Free Iranian Journos

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-01

A coalition of press freedom groups launched an online petition drive Monday calling on the Iranian government to release its imprisoned journalists, writers and bloggers swept up in recent months.

New Books on Malcolm X, Political Revolution from Pathfinder Press

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-25

With the country in the midst of aserious recession, mounting layoffs and rising unemployment,...

Ferag EasySert Lines Operating at 'London Free Press'

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-23

Sun Media Corp's London (Ontario) Free Press has taken into production two online Ferag EasySert inserting lines, each with 20 hoppers, that it uses to handle its increasing volume of supplements...

Tensor Newspaper-Semicommerical Press in Mexico

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-22

Tensor Group has commissioned a two-tower, one-folder newspaper-semicommercial press at Goldenstar de Mexico, in Culiacan. The automated Tensor T-400BE press with H-50 folder for newspaper and...

Five Stones Press Launches With Innovative Business Model

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-19

Despite the combination of a fragile economy and a roiling publishing industry, people continue...

'Villages Daily Sun,' 'Adrian Daily Telegram' Named Best in Show at Inland Press Quality Contest

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-17

The Villages (Fla.) Daily Sun and The Daily Telegram, Adrian, Mich., won Best in Show honors in the 2010 Inland Press Association Print Quality Competition.

Scotsman Press Buys Fulton Newspapers

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-08

Scotsman Press of New York purchased Fulton Newspapers from Vincent Caravan and his son Ronald for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition includes The Valley News in Fulton, N.Y., The Valley News...

Arbitrator Tosses Wendy McCaw's Lawsuit Against 'Santa Barbara News-Press' Ex-Editor, Orders Big Legal Fees Paid

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-06

An arbitrator has rejected the Santa Barbara News-Press' $25 million claim against its former editor and ordered the newspaper's owner to pay more than $900,000 in fees stemming from their dispute.

The Associated Press Strikes Deal with Yahoo

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-01

The Associated Press has signed a licensing deal with Yahoo Inc. that gives the news cooperative a steady stream of revenue at a time less money is flowing in from newspapers and broadcasters.

Big News International Site to Trial Q.I. Press Controls' IDS

Editor And Publisher – 2010-01-29

Q.I. Press Controls received an order from News International printing division Newsprinters, Broxbourne, England, where one manroland Colorman XXL press line will be equipped with Q.I. Press...

Quad/Graphics to Acquire World Color Press

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-26

Quad/Graphics, a privately-held printer headquartered in Wisconsin, has agreed to acquired World Color Press in a deal that will result in a printer with annual revenue of over $5 billion.

'E&P' Goes to Press, Possibly for Last Time?

Editor And Publisher – 2009-12-29

Yesterday, at 2 p.m., we shipped the possibly final issue of Editor & Publisher from our office here at Astor Place in New York City. For the record, it is the January 2010 issue, so we made it into...

Failing Diamond Minimum, Asylum Press Offers Title Direct

Publishers Wekly – 2009-04-06

Indie comics publisher Asylum Press has been forced to distribute the latest issue of its tongue-in-cheek adventure comic, Fearless Dawn, direct to retailers after the issue failed to meet Diamond...

Yen Press Launches Toxic Planet Comic Online

Publishers Wekly – 2009-04-06

Yen Press, Hachette Book Group’s graphic novel imprint, will first unveil French cartoonist David Ratte’s satirical/environmental graphic novel, Toxic Planet, as a webcomic in effort to build an...

'Pensacola News Journal' Outsources to 'Mobile Press-Register'

Editor & Publisher – 2009-04-03

CHICAGO Gannett Co.'s Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal said Friday it is closing its downtown production operations and outsourcing the work to the Press-Register, the Advance Newspapers-owned daily in...

Inland Press Association Names Interim Executive Director

Editor And Publisher – 2009-04-03

Inland Press Association's executive committee on Friday appointed Catherine L. Scott, the association's director of operations for the past four years, as interim executive director to work...

Time to end press self regulation?

BBC – 2009-04-02

With recent cases such as the furore over the coverage of the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, do we need a tighter reign on the newspaper industry?

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