The Bookseller – 2011-12-15
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) rejected publishers' claims that the merger of The Book...
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CNW – 2012-02-09
Famed publisher's annual survey reveals surprising findings about everything from sexting to flirting on Facebook
San Jose Mercury News – 2012-01-19
At a Thursday event in New York, Apple will announce a set of tools that make it easier to publish interactive textbooks and other digital educational content, said two people with knowledge of the...
Reuters – 2012-01-09
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A group of Chinese authors has sued Apple Inc for 11.9 million yuan ($1.9 million) in compensation for allegedly providing copyright-infringing books for download through its...
The Bookseller – 2012-01-03
Indie booksellers have reported a “surprise” increase in sales over Christmas in...
Media Week – 2011-12-14
It's been 18 months since News Corp erected paywalls around The Sunday Times and The Times. Mike Fletcher assesses whether the paywall model is the future for online publishing and talks exclusively...
The Bookseller – 2011-12-13
Free local parking, better support from the government on business rates, and mentoring for...
The Bookseller – 2011-12-13
Mary Portas is expected to suggest cutting regulations for traders and launching a national...
Poynter. – 2011-12-01
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San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-11-21
(11-20) 17:15 PST , (AP) -- Internet billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will publish a 30,000-word "e-book" focused on business and success, according to The Wall Street Journal. The...
Reuters – 2011-11-16
PARIS (Reuters) - Cellphone maker Nokia plans to launch a tablet that runs on Microsoft's Windows operating system in the summer of 2012, the head of Nokia France told Les Echos newspaper in an...
Reuters – 2011-10-19
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc may enter the Japanese e-book market this year and launch its Kindle readers in the market, the Nikkei business daily reported.
Online Journalism Review – 2011-10-12
Audiences arent what they used to be, especially for the news business. Once upon a time, publishers and advertisers mostly cared about were audience demographics. Thats because most...
Folio Magazine – 2011-10-05
A media M&A report for the first three quarters is out from M&A advisory firm the Jordan, Edmiston Group and transaction volume is about equal to the same period 2010, with value up by 10 percent to...
The Bookseller – 2011-09-22
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 22/09/2011 - 08:57 Library campaigners have expressed intense disappointment with the Arts Council (ACE)'s first strategy document on libraries....
Reuters – 2011-09-12
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is in talks with book publishers about launching a media library service similar to Netflix Inc for tablets and other digital books, The Wall Street Journal...
Media Week – 2011-09-05
Premium men's magazines GQ and Esquire have reported advertising lifts for their October issues, against a backdrop of falling circulation and editorial cuts in the lads' mag sector.
Folio Magazine – 2011-08-26
Publication audit agency BPA Worldwide released its U.S. Consumer Trac Data report for the period ending June 30, 2011 on Tuesdaythe results show that newsstand sales across different titles...
Folio Magazine – 2011-08-22
Even paper-focused companies are predicting a major fall for the printed page in the coming years.
Reuters – 2011-08-16
(Reuters) - American Media Inc, publisher of the National Enquirer and Star supermarket tabloids, is no longer up for sale, after the company's owners rejected an offer from Apollo Global...
The Bookseller – 2011-08-11
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 12/08/2011 - 08:40 The recently appointed children's laureate Julia Donaldson has condemned the "Future Libraries" report as a "cost-cutting...
The Bookseller – 2011-08-09
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 09/08/2011 - 14:24 The Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals has added its voice to criticism of the report issued following...
The Bookseller – 2011-08-08
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 08/08/2011 - 16:45 The Women's Institute has expressed "disappointment" with the newly published Future Libraries Programme, the government backed...
Folio Magazine – 2011-07-28
The list of aggressive private equity investments in publishers that flamed out during the recession is a long one and that list also nearly included Forbes Media, according to an article in the
Reuters – 2011-07-18
(Reuters) - Magazine and website publisher Reader's Digest Association Inc has put itself up for sale and hopes to fetch around $1 billion, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar...
Reuters – 2011-07-07
SHANGHAI, July 7 (Reuters) - A group of Chinese authors will petition Apple Inc to stop the distribution of their books in electronic format through various applications in Apple's App Store, the...
Folio Magazine – 2011-06-30
As the publishing industry continues to recover from the economic recession, 138 magazines launched in the first half of 2011, according to online periodical database MediaFinder. In the first half...
Media Week – 2011-06-28
Readers of women's glossies are increasingly combining consumption of printed magazines and digital titles, according to new research revealed this afternoon by publisher Condé Nast.
CNW – 2011-06-13
Awards ceremony honours industry's best in print and digital publications
Reuters – 2011-06-09
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc appears to have reversed its guidelines for magazine and newspaper subscriptions purchased in its App Store, in a big victory for publishers who blanched at the...
Reuters – 2011-06-08
(Reuters) - Private-equity firm Najafi Companies is one of the suitors looking to buy the bulk of bankrupt bookseller Borders Group Inc's , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing multiple sources.
Reuters – 2011-06-02
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private equity firm Gores Group is in talks to buy more than half of bankrupt bookseller Borders Group Inc's remaining stores, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday,...
Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-27
Research and Markets report features 2011 current and 2012 forecast estimates on the median wages and salaries nationally and for all 50 U.S. States.
Boston.com – 2011-05-27
As the publishing industry wrapped up four days of digital talk at its annual national convention, Amazon.com's Kindle was seen as the clear, if not dominant, player in the growing e-market; Barnes &...
Guardian – 2011-05-17
Newport State of Mind and other parodies to be given extra legal protection in this week's Hargreaves report on intellectual property, which will also legalise 'ripping' of CDs to digital devicesThe...
Folio Magazine – 2011-05-17
Apple's attempts at limiting publisher requests for consumer data and the conversion of first-time downloads into regular users have been two of the larger stumbling blocks for magazine publishers...
Reuters – 2011-05-14
(Reuters) - Bankrupt bookseller Borders Group Inc has so far failed to find a bidder for the entire chain, Bloomberg reported, citing four people close to the matter.
Folio Magazine – 2011-04-29
Variety was one of just four magazines kept by Reed Elsevier after it sold off more than 60 different properties over the last three years.
The Bookseller – 2011-04-28
Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:00 A large proportion of iPad owners in the US have not used the device to read an e-book, a survey from media and publishing...
Folio Magazine – 2011-04-20
After a disappointing fourth quarter of 2010 (with $2.4 billion in transaction value) in the media industry, investment bank Berkery Noyes reports an upswing for first quarter 2011, to the tune of...
Folio Magazine – 2011-04-19
In a study based on data from comScore MobiLens service, results showed that there are 37.9 million Apple iOS users; a number 59 percent greater than Android users, who totaled 23.8 million.
Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-14
Los Angeles - File-sharing service LimeWire paid $11 million to settle copyright infringement litigation brought by music publishers last month, Digital Music News reported, citing sources.read more
Digital Media Wire – 2011-03-23
Palo Alto, Calif. - Flipboard, the developer of an application that presents content from Facebook and other social media sites in a magazine format for tablets, is raising a new round of funding at...
The Bookseller – 2011-03-11
Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 08:50 Changing copyright laws in the UK could strike a blow to investment in literature, a report has found. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP...
San Jose Mercury News – 2011-02-23
LOS ANGELES -- For many in the Latino community, the 1970 killing of Mexican-American journalist Ruben Salazar had the look of a political assassination.
Folio Magazine – 2011-02-17
Playboy Enterprises and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia suffered losses in 2010, due to the still struggling economy and a changing media landscape. Playboy says print/digital revenue fell 21.5...
Reuters – 2011-02-12
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bookseller Borders Group Inc could file for bankruptcy as soon as Monday or Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Reuters – 2011-02-11
ZURICH (Reuters) - There are clear signs of a new Internet bubble in corporate valuations, Google's chief executive Eric Schmidt said in an interview with a Swiss magazine on Thursday.
Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-07
The faludhaj from The Sweets of Araby is indeed very, very sweet, like concentrated honey, which is essentially what it is. The sesame oil and toasted ground almonds contribute a nice roasted flavor,...
Reuters – 2011-02-07
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc is considering selling part of its IPC Media magazine unit, British newspaper The Telegraph reported on its website on Sunday.
Folio Magazine – 2011-01-28
Mobile app downloads will increase 117 percent to 17.7 billion worldwide while mobile application store revenue will grow to more than $15.1 billion in 2011, a 190 percent increase, according to...
Folio Magazine – 2011-01-18
NewPage Paper and Verso--the largest makers of coated paper and the subject of merger rumors last year--are b
Reuters – 2011-01-14
(Reuters) - Bookseller Borders Group Inc told publishers in a meeting it was close to securing refinancing from GE Capital and other lenders, the New York Times reported, citing people familiar...
Reuters – 2011-01-14
(Reuters) - News Corp and Apple Inc are delaying the launch of the media conglomerate's digital newspaper for the iPad, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
BusinessWeek – 2011-01-07
Borders Group Inc., the second- largest U.S. bookstore chain, surged in after-hours trading on a report that Jefferies & Co. is helping the company restructure its debt.
Reuters – 2011-01-03
PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Book distributor Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc temporarily stopped shipping books to Borders Group Inc after the bookstore chain said it would delay...
Reuters – 2011-01-03
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc has approached several magazine publishers about creating a digital newsstand, in a move that could open a new front in the Internet company's rivalry with Apple...
CBC – 2010-12-22
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has sold the publishing rights to his memoirs and could have a manuscript ready by March, according to a report in the Guardian newspaper.
Editors Weblog – 2010-12-17
Grace Mugabe is suing Zimbabwean newspaper the Standard for US$15
Reuters – 2010-08-03
WILMINGTON, Del., Aug 3 (Reuters) - A 1,000-page examiner report into the bankruptcy of Tribune Co was unsealed on Tuesday and made public, likely bolstering the legal case of junior creditors who...
Reuters – 2010-07-18
LONDON (Reuters) - The Times newspaper's website has lost two-thirds of its audience following the introduction of a paywall -- a steep decline, but not as bad as some in the media industry had...
Yahoo – 2010-07-14
Brazil's Magazine Luiza In Talks To Buy Lojas Maia -Report
Folio Mag – 2010-07-13
Last year, when so many magazine publishers were scratching and clawing, trying to keep their businesses afloat despite the slumping economy, 279 magazines closed during the first half. So far this...
Reuters – 2010-07-13
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Developers of China's Green Dam Internet filter have not received government funding in the past year, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday, placing in doubt the future of...
Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-07
A daily roundup of book and publishing news from across the Web: Visual Artists Sue Google;...
Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-06
A daily roundup of book and publishing news from across the Web: 'PW' Sale in the News;...
Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-05
A daily roundup of book and publishing news from across the Web: iPad; iPad; iPad; Remnick in...
Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-05
Just before noon Monday, shares of The Washington Post Co. were trading up 8.9% after Barron's this weekend said the stock was way undervalued and could double to $900.
Reuters – 2010-04-02
Reuters - Online retailer Amazon.com Inc has struck deals with two publishers on the pricing of electronic books, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday.
Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-02
A daily roundup of book and publishing news from across theWeb: The iPad debuts...
Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-01
A daily roundup of 80s hairband reunion news from across the Web. April fools! Just...
AP – 2010-03-31
AP - Newspaper publisher A.H. Belo Corp. said Wednesday that it will delay the regulatory filing of its 2009 annual report by 15 days because it needs more time to finalize the accounting of its...
AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-27
An author who wrote a book about her conversion from Buddhism to Islam has been arrested in Sri Lanka accused of unspecified "anti-state" activities, police said Saturday.
Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-19
News Corporation has nine months to fulfill Chairman Rupert Murdoch's dramatic vow in 2007 to make the sprawling global media giant -- home to assets as varied as "Avatar" and the New York Post,...
Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-15
Newspaper advertising revenue plunged an astounding 45% over the last three years forcing publishers to make drastic reductions to the actual size of the print edition, to the space devoted to news...
Folio Mag – 2010-02-25
The Economist has brought together ABC U.K. and ABC North America in a partnership to create a combined, international audit report.
AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-02-23
Media giant News Corp is set to agree a deal to buy 10 percent of Rotana entertainment, owned by Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.
The Book Seller – 2010-02-17
Hostilities have broken out in Scotland after...
Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-08
The New York Times Co., publisher of the third largest U.S. newspaper, is scheduled to report its fourth-quarter earnings before the stock market opens Wednesday.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-12-18
What are publishers' expectations for 2010? Not as bad as one would think according to an outlook report from Kubas Consultants that polled 500 newspapers executives in November to get their...
Folio Mag – 2009-03-23
The editor of a regional magazine based in Florida has been accused of plagiarizing from magazines and newspapers including the Wall Street Journal, O: The Oprah magazine and Entertainment Weekly.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-17
The secretary of the Army has visited the wounded warrior barracks at a North Carolina post after the service said it would review disciplinary actions against recuperating troops.
Fox News – 2009-03-16
Publishers of competing titles by Tori Spelling and her mom Candy are in a rat race to get each blonde's book out ahead of the other's
Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-16
The business of journalism is quickly running of out time to transform its model, a new study from the Project in Excellence in Journalism found.
AFP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-13
The Singapore government is taking legal action against another editor at The Wall Street Journal over articles allegedly casting doubt on the judiciary's integrity, a report said Friday.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-13
The Chicago Sun-Times reports that two weeks before former Gov. Rod Blagojevich was arrested on corruption charges his campaign was planning to solicit a $25,000 campaign contribution from Tribune...
AFP via Yahoo! News – 2009-03-13
UN experts want to postpone publication of a book by an Ivory Coast militia leader who has criticised United Nations' efforts in the country and is currently under sanctions, the publisher said.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-11
Media Law Resource Center cited six such cases in 2008, the fewest since 2002, noting defendants and plaintiffs split, 3-3, in the final outcomes. That marked a slight increase in anti-press...
Folio Mag – 2009-02-25
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and the Washington Post Company today reported year-end profit declines for 2008.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-19
Washington Bureau Chief Dean Baquet (left) told staffers in a memo Thursday that the settlement vindicates the paper's reporting that tied lobbyist Vicki Iseman to McCain, noting, "We paid no money....
Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-02-17
DUBLIN, Ireland----Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "2009 Worldwide Newspaper Publishing Industry Report" report to their offering.
Media Week – 2009-02-11
LONDON - Nearly 60% of consumers rarely or never pay attention to advertising on major websites, according to a survey conducted by YouGov.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-11
In a new report, the Project For Excellence in Journalism documents a Washington press corps that is markedly different from what it was just a few years ago. It details a collection of journalists...
Guardian Unlimited – 2009-02-11
The law lords have today ruled that a freedom of information campaigner can continue his legal battle to force the BBC to publish an internal report on its coverage of the Middle East conflict. In...
AP via Yahoo! Malaysia News – 2009-02-10
Journalists around the world are routinely threatened, intimidated or worse, resulting in fear that endangers freedom of the press, a media group said Tuesday.
Media Week – 2009-02-06
LONDON - The Sunday red-tops suffered the biggest year-on-year falls collectively in January across the newspaper market, but circulations across the sector picked up from a quiet December.
Media Week – 2009-02-06
LONDON - The Sun climbed above the three-million circulation barrier last month, as all weekday newspapers bar the FT and Daily Sport increased circulation month on month.
San Francisco Chronicle – 2009-02-05
Four media companies reported quarterly losses Thursday, weighed down by the declining value of their properties. The biggest write-down happened at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp., which owns The Wall...
Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-04
The International Federation of Journalists says at least 109 reporters and media workers were killed last year while on assignment.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-03
Tests have linked Roger Clemens' DNA to blood in syringes that his former personal trainer says he used to inject the pitcher with performance-enhancing drugs, according to a report.
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