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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...

African-American Indie Bookstores: Hanging Tough

Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-20

In business for a total of 122 years, four well-known African-American–owned bookstores—Eso Won (22 years); Hue-Man (10 years); Marcus Book Stores (52 years); and the Shrine of the Black Madonna...

Doubleday Canada to Publish a New Book from North American Comedy Star Gerry Dee

CNW – 2012-01-10

TORONTO, Jan. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - Doubleday Canada is pleased to announce that it will publish a new book from acclaimed comedian Gerry Dee. The as-of-yet untitled book will hit stores in the fall of...

Vogue launches online archive of every American issue in its 119-year history

Guardian – 2011-12-16

The 400,000 images no doubt constitute the world's most glamorous picture library – but subscription comes at a priceIn 1988, when the printers received the image for the November issue of American...

American Public Media Acquires Journalism Crowdfunding Service

AdWeek – 2011-12-01

Spot.us, an experiment in using community donations to fund journalism, has been acquired by American Public Media and folded into the public radio organization's Public Insight Network. Spot.us was...

American Printer Magazine Closes After 128 Years

Folio Magazine – 2011-08-23

Started in 1883 as Inland Printer, Penton Media's American Printer magazine will be stopping production after 128 years. The August 2011 edition has been the last title published.

Desmond sells OK! Magazine in US to Playboy's American Media

Media Week – 2011-06-24

Richard Desmond has offloaded the US edition of OK! Magazine to the National Enquirer publisher and manager of Playboy, American Media.

American Media, Inc. Buys OK! Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2011-06-23

After a month of speculation and reports of bids from Time Inc., American Media, Inc. announces it has purchased the U.S. edition of OK! Magazine from Northern & Shell.

Larry Hackett Re-Elected President of the American Society of Magazine Editors

Folio Magazine – 2011-06-08

Larry Hackett, managing editor of People magazine, has been re-elected president of the American Society of Magazine Editors today at its annual meeting.

Is Desmond really selling the American OK! to Time Warner?

Guardian – 2011-06-07

There have been reports before about Richard Desmond selling off some or all of his print businesses. Though there there is no doubt that some banks thought it a good wheeze to fly a kite, the notion...

Indo American News Goes Green

Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-27

With better technology and infrastructure in place, Indo American News has taken big and bold steps in going green.

Brooke Gladstone's The Influencing Machine: A comic-book manifesto about the state of the American media.

Slate – 2011-05-19

The following comes from Brooke Gladstone's new book, The Influencing Machine: Brooke Gladstone on the Media, illustrated by Josh Neufeld. Read Gladstone's explanation of the book and a first excerpt...

American's bookstore in Paris becomes family affair

L.A. Times – 2011-04-22

Sylvia Whitman gave up her ambitions in order to manage her father's iconic Paris bookstore, stitching together their frayed ties and bringing the shop into the 21st century.They used to catch...

American Library Association attacks HC e-lending policy

The Bookseller – 2011-03-15

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 09:19 The American Library Association (ALA) has said HarperCollins US' restrictions on the number of times an e-book can be checked out...

Riggio: American trade on cusp of "transformational change"

The Bookseller – 2011-03-10

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:13 Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio has said the American book trade is on the cusp of "transformational growth" led by digital...

Len Riggio: American trade on cusp of "transformational growth"

The Bookseller – 2011-03-10

Written By: Gayle Feldman Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:13 Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio has said the American book trade is on the cusp of "transformational growth" led by digital...

American Media Inc. wanted Newsweek, will settle for Maxim

The New York Observer – 2011-01-19

Last week National Enquirer publisher David Pecker was making headlines for announcing furlough days while his CFO Christopher Polimeni rolled up in a new Corvette. Today Pecker's so flush he's...

Book Bomb Pushes “American Empire” Into Amazon Top 20

Yahoo – 2010-08-03

WASHINGTON, D.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On Monday, Campaign for Liberty's “book bomb” to promote its self-published new release, American Empire: Before the Fall, pushed the title into Amazon.com’s...

Agricultural Publisher Buys American Nurseryman

Folio Mag – 2010-07-23

St. Johnsbury, Vermont-based Moose River Media, a publisher serving the green and agricultural industries, has acquired the American Nurseryman Publishing Company.

Al Qaeda targets American recruits with English magazine

Reuters – 2010-07-12

NEW YORK (Reuters) - An Al Qaeda magazine posted online with articles such as "make a bomb in the kitchen of your mom" is a bid to recruit Americans to launch attacks in the United States, a senior...

'American Splendor' comic book writer Harvey Pekar dead

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-07-12

CLEVELAND (AP) — Comic book writer Harvey Pekar, whose "American Splendor" was made into a 2003 film starring Paul Giamatti, was found dead in his home early Monday, authorities said.

American Media Returns to MPA

Folio Mag – 2010-03-31

Score another one for Magazine Publishers of America, which announced today that American Media Inc. has rejoined the association.

'Austin American-Statesman' Buys Subscriber Newswire Covering Local Politics

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-29

The Austin American-Statesman has acquired the Austin city hall and local politics newswire In Fact Daily.

'Austin American-Satesman,''El Paso Times,''Denton Record-Chronicle Win Texas APME Best Paper Honors

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-28

The Austin American-Statesman was named the Newspaper of the Year and the best online newspaper among the state's largest metropolitan dailies at the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors' annual...

'Aberdeen American News' Appoints Interim Publisher

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-10

The Aberdeen American News has named an interim publisher while Publisher Dave Leone is on medical leave.

Number of North American Eco-friendly Papers Up by 157%

Editor And Publisher – 2010-02-04

The number of leading environmental printing and writing papers made in North America more than doubled, from 97 to 228, in the past 18 months, according to information released today by Canopy, a...

Detained American Reporters to be Tried in North Korea

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-30

North Korea's state-run news agency says two American reporters detained earlier this month will be tried for illegal entry and hostile acts.

Latin American Press Freedom `Worsening,¿ IAPA Declares

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-18

Press freedom in the Americas "worsened" in recent months, the Inter American Press Association (IAPA) declared in its semiannual review of working conditions for journalists at its Midyear Meeting...

Canwest sells off American magazine

Toronto Star – 2009-03-10

Canwest Global Communications Corp. has sold American political magazine New Republic back to the editor-in-chief from whom it bought the publication two years ago, as the media conglomerate works...

First African-American comic book up for auction

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-03-10

The comic book that's billed as the first ever created by African-Americans for a black audience is up for auction. A copy of All-Negro Comics No. 1, as it was called, is up for sale by comics...

NBCU, American Airlines Strike Inflight Content Deal

Mediaweek – 2009-01-26

NBC Universal has struck a two-year with American Airlines to provide content for the airlines' inflight entertainment.

Great American Bargain Book Show Travels to Boston

Publishers Wekly – 2009-01-23

GABBS is leaving its traditional home in Atlanta to relocate to Boston where the remainder fair will be held August 21-22.

At American newspapers, a revolving door a the top

International Herald Tribune – 2009-01-19

The cost pressures prevailing in the newspaper business have led to rapid turnover among top editors and publishers.

Native-American Weekly Folds in Sioux Falls

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-13

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe in Flandreau has ended publication of its weekly newspaper the Dakota/Lakota Journal.

'Hattiesburg American' Publisher Out, 38 Jobs Cut

Editor & Publisher – 2009-01-08

NEW YORK Skippy Haik, publisher of the Hattiesburg (Miss.) American -- who garnered praise for living in her office for 12 straight days following Hurricane Katrina in an effort to keep the paper...

The American College of Cardiology Renews its Publishing Partnership With Elsevier

PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-08

Elsevier, the leading publisher of medical and scientific literature, announced today that it renewed its publishing partnership with the American College of Cardiology , the leading nonprofit...

World Falls for American Media, Even as It Sours on America

New York Times – 2008-12-01

After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the White House wanted major media companies to help improve the U.S. image abroad. That hasn’t panned out.

American publisher to subcontract work to APAC

GMA News – 2008-11-24

TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines - The McClatchy Company, a newspaper and Internet publisher listed on the New York Stock Exchange, will tap the soon-to-open call center site of APAC Customer Services,...

American TonerServ Announces Acquisition of iPrint Technologies, Inc.; Reiterates Projected $25 Million Annual Revenue ...

Marketwire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-11-03

American TonerServ Corp. ("ATS"), a strategic consolidator in the more than $6.0 billion highly fragmented printer supplies and services industry, announced today it has acquired all of the assets...

Alterian Content Management Puts Digital Marketing Back into the Hands of American Marketers

PRWeb via Yahoo! News – 2008-10-13

Award Winning Web Content Management Application Launched as part of Alterian's Integrated Marketing Platform in North America

American Media Services Survey Shows Radio Listenership Remains Consistently Strong and Internet Radio Gaining in ...

Broadcast Newsroom – 2008-09-11

64% of American adults listen to the radio daily- 80% usually turn on the radio when they get in their car- 73% are listening the same or more than they did five years ago- 39% of Internet radio...

Volt Information Sciences, Inc. Completes the Sale of its Directory Systems & Services and North American Publishing ...

Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-09-08

NEW YORK----Volt Information Sciences, Inc. announced today it has that it has completed the sale of the assets of its directory systems and services as well as its directory publishing operations...

American Media May Receive Lifeline

Folio Mag – 2008-09-02

Struggling tabloid publisher American Media Inc. may have found a lifeline.In a deal that likely saves the company from having to seek bankruptcy protection, the Boca Raton, Florida-based publisher...

American Media may refinance $570 million debt: report

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-08-28

Struggling tabloid publisher American Media Inc has secured the backing of many of its creditors for a new bond offering to refinance $570 million in existing debt, the Wall Street Journal said.

Jeremy Halbreich resigns as CEO of American Consolidated Media

Dallas Morning News – 2008-08-27

Jeremy Halbreich resigned as chairman, president and chief executive of American Consolidated Media LLC, a Dallas-based newspaper company acquired in 2007 by Australia’s Macquarie Media Group, or...

American Consolidated Media chief steps down

AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-08-27

Jeremy L. Halbreich has resigned as chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of American Consolidated Media LLC, a company he founded 10 years ago.

American Media Begins Last-Ditch Tender Offer for Debt

New York Times – 2008-08-27

Now the publisher has turned to desperate measures, according to The New York Post. On Tuesday night, American Media a cash tender offer to buy out holders of $570 million of the company’s debt in...

AMERICAN PRINTER Names 2008 Environmental Excellence Award Winners

Centre Daily Times – 2008-08-19

Penton Media's AMERICAN PRINTER(R) magazine, a leading source for business trends and technical innovations shaping the commercial printing industry, today announced the winners of its inaugural...

American Journal of Nursing Honored with 2008 Clarion Award, Two ASHPE Awards and Four Magnum Opus Awards

Newswise – 2008-08-05

The American Journal of Nursing announced today that it is being honored with a 2008 Clarion Award, two American Society of Healthcare Publications Editors (ASHPE) awards and four Magnum Opus...

American Heart Association Set to Launch Fifth New Journal - Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes

Newswise – 2008-07-21

Reflecting the growing emphasis on evidence-based cardiology practice, the American Heart Association has announced a September premier for Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. The...

Bertelsmann sells North American book club business to U.S. investment company

International Herald Tribune – 2008-07-11

Bertelsmann AG says it is selling its North American book club business to U.S. private investor Najafi Companies.

Book review: ‘Brave Dragons,’ about an American basketball coach in China

The Washington Post – 2012-02-18

It seems fitting that “Brave Dragons,” Jim Yardley’s rollicking book about basketball in China, should come out just as the world gets swept up in “Linsanity,” the electrifying rise of...

“The Plots Against the President: FDR, a Nation in Crisis, and the Rise of the American Right,” by Sally Denton

The Washington Post – 2012-02-11

Eighty years after his first inauguration, it is easy to forget that Franklin D. Roosevelt had political problems. His presidency seems so effortless: the 100 days, four electoral landslides, large...

‘Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul,’ by John M. Barry

The Washington Post – 2012-02-04

Last December, when Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee confronted critics who accused him of kowtowing to political correctness by tagging the blue spruce in the statehouse as not a “Christmas...

3 best books on the American Revolution, chosen by Richard Brookhiser

The Washington Post – 2011-07-02

I backed into the American Revolution in college when I took a course from Garry Wills about Thomas Jefferson. Wills found Jefferson fascinating and quirky, but he loved George Washington, whom he...

Book review: 'The American Way of Eating' by Tracie McMillan

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-19

Tracie McMillan takes us to agricultural fields, Wal-Mart and Applebee's, where she works short stints and tries to eat healthfully on meager pay.The American Way of Eating

Asian American Journalists Association Releases Guidelines on Jeremy Lin Media Coverage

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-24

Given the media's "Linsanity" surrounding Jeremy Lin, perhaps this was inevitable. Following (justified) outrage over several examples of racially-insensitive coverage of Lin--including a...

‘A World on Fire,’ by Amanda Foreman, on British involvement in the American Civil War.

The Washington Post – 2011-07-02

“A World on Fire” treats readers to a sprawling drama of British engagement with the American Civil War. Amanda Foreman builds her narrative, which she describes as “a biography of . . . the...

Best-selling American author of "The New Cool" addresses T4G's innovation showcase Geekfest

CNW – 2012-03-06

Neal Bascomb's latest book is about the cultural shift to intelligence and inspiration in the modern world

“Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power” by Andrew Nagorski

The Washington Post – 2012-03-17

Nonentities are sometimes rendered significant by the events that surround them. Take, for instance, Martha Dodd, a silly woman whose judgment was clouded by her libido. In 1933, at the age of 24,...

American Business Media's 2012 Neal Award Winners

Folio Magazine – 2012-03-19

This story first appears on FOLIO: sister site, minonline. Business-to-business media were in the forefront on March 16 as American Business Media presented its 58th annual Jesse H. Neal Awards at...

10 most challenged books on the American Library Association's 2011 list

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-10

The 'ttyl' series by Lauren Myracle and 'The Color of Earth' by Kim Dong Hwa top the 2011 rankings of most challenged books.

Book review: Olen Steinhauer's 'An American Spy'

Los Angeles Times – 2012-04-12

With 'American Spy,' Steinhauer finishes what he started in 'The Tourist' and 'The Nearest Exit.' It's a thrilling, irresistible masterwork of love, guilt and revenge.On two separate occasions over...

Olen Steinhauer: ‘An American Spy’

The Washington Post – 2012-04-23

As readers of Olen Steinhauer’s two previous Milo Weaver novels know, Weaver has been part of a secret CIA assassination bureau, dubbed the Department of Tourism, although he wants to retire and...

'Steve Jobs' and 'The Help' dominate reading lists in many American cities

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-30

Data gathered by Nielsen BookScan for The Daily Beast show many of the same titles are popular in American cities – but exceptions include 'Heaven Is For Real' and 'The Great Gatsby.'

Who'll Save The American Prospect?

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-04-30

The left-leaning magazine The American Prospect needs a benefactor, and quickly: It's short in its funding, according to The Huffington Post's Michael Calderone, and...

Happy Birthday to American Editorial Cartooning

Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-09

On this day back in 1754, Benjamin Franklin’s now-famous “Join or Die” woodcut cartoon was first published in his Pennsylvania Gazette newspaper. The cartoon, which...

Book World: ‘American Showman’ by Ross Melnick

The Washington Post – 2012-05-11

Trivia question: Name this forgotten man, the subject of Ross Melnick’s eye-poppingly informative new book, “American Showman”: He was the most creative and most popular independent exhibitor...

FSG, ‘Scientific American’ Roll Out New Imprint

Publishers Weekly – 2012-05-18

Since Farrar, Straus and Giroux and Scientific American, both Macmillan brands, announced in fall 2010 that they were joining forces, Amanda Moon, senior editor of what is being called the Scientific...

Four books full of knowledge for the American man

The Washington Post – 2012-05-23

After the metrosexuals evolved into hipsters, after mixed martial arts became a thing, after princess boys started wearing tutus on national television and women started earning a majority of the...

Famous American newspaper may give up daily print run

Guardian – 2012-05-24

One of America's most famous newspaper titles, the New Orleans Times-Picayune, is contemplating sweeping staff cuts and may even end its daily print publication.According to David Carr in the New...

U.S. poet laureate appears this weekend at American River College

SacBee – 2012-06-03

Philip Levine, the poet laureate of the United States, will hold one of the final readings of his tenure in Sacramento today. Philip Levine, the nation's poet laureate, taught for many years at...

Call me the greatest American novel

Salon.com – 2012-06-14

"Moby-Dick" not only bests "Huck Finn," it's the novel that best captures our spirit -- and named that coffee chain

‘The Obamians : The Struggle Inside the White House to Redefine American Power ,’ by James Mann

The Washington Post – 2012-06-16

The officials who make foreign policy don’t have it easy. Trapped between the domestic political environment on one side and the international system on the other, they have modest freedom to...

The American Prospect Lives for Now

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-06-20

Liberal policy magazine The American Prospect has raised enough money to survive another year after a launching a frantic fundraising drive at the end of April to cover its operating...

Pulled Out of a Hole, The American Prospect Digs In

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-06-21

The American Prospect faces a challenge: how to shift their business model so supporters don't have to bail them out with another $1.2 million but maintain their identity as a wonky, liberal,...

History of the Great American Novel; David Remnick on Nora Ephron

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-07-02

Today in books and publishing: Questions about the so-called "Great American Novel;" Britain's "Famous Five" infatuation; what books to expect for the rest of the year; advice...

American Writers Museum gets a concept plan

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-07-17

The foundation behind a proposed museum honoring American authors has published a plan for the building.

American Booksellers Association, Barnes & Noble to weigh in on Apple ebooks case

GigaOM – 2012-08-01

The American Booksellers Association and Barnes & Noble say the DOJ's proposed ebook pricing settlement is so harmful to booksellers and consumers that they want to file their own brief in the...

Hachette Gets A New CEO; Oxford American Finds A New Editor

Media Bistro – 2012-09-12

Hachette Book Group names a new CEO, Oxford American gets a post-controversy fresh start and NowThisNews recruits a CNN vet. Revolving Door Newsletter: 09.11.12 New Career Opportunities Daily: The...

Frankfurt Briefcase 2012: What the American Agencies Are Bringing to the Fair

Publishers Weekly – 2012-09-24

At this year’s publishing pow-wow in Germany: John Banville channels Raymond Chandler; Daniel Woodrell explores a 1929 American bombing; Michael Pollan gets elemental; Elif Batuman tries fiction;...

Google, Association of American Publishers strike deal over book digitization

Engadget – 2012-10-04

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google today announced an agreement that marks the end of nearly seven years of litigation, kicked off in 2005, when five members of the organization...

iBookstore lines its shelves with paid content in New Zealand, 17 Latin American countries

Engadget – 2012-10-23

iDevice owners in New Zealand and 17 Latin American countries are no longer restricted to a diet composed of free content when it comes to their respective iBookstores. A quick search of the...

Translation Gains New Ground in American Academia

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-11-16

Academic programs are increasingly focusing on translation, with universities partnering with publishers and many offering a specialized focus on the field.

American City Business Journals buys Boston’s Streetwise Media

Boston.com – 2012-11-17

American City Business Journals of Charlotte, N.C., has acquired the Boston online news start-up Streetwise Media Inc., which is best known for its website Bostinno.com that covers the area’s...

American City Business Journals Acquires Streetwise Media

Editor & Publisher – 2012-11-16

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 16, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American City Business Journals, the nation's largest print and online publisher of local business news, has acquired Streetwise Media, a...

NYT, American Cancer Society produce book about surviving cancer

Poynter. – 2012-11-26

The New York Times collected stories from cancer survivors in a 2010 project called “Picture Your Life After Cancer.” About 200 of those stories are in a new book of the same name the...

American science fiction: Where to begin?

The Washington Post – 2012-12-07

Why start here? That is the most obvious question prompted by these two handsome volumes from the Library of America. They represent the LoA’s first attempt to argue for a canon of science fiction,...

Disney Publishing’s Bobble-Headed American History

Fast Company – 2013-01-14

Let bobble-headed Millard Fillmore and Mo Rocca help your kids learn their history with Disney’s edutainment app “American Presidents: Unofficial Oval Office Scrapbook.” If you...

Gannett and American Media Team Up to Publish Special Magazines

Editor & Publisher – 2013-01-24

Gannett Co.'s (GCI) flagship USA Today newspaper and privately held American Media Inc. are forming a partnership to publish 12 special magazines using a "Best Of" theme this year, with...

The 11 Most Interesting Facts From the New Mega-Survey of American Media

The Atlantic – 2013-01-31

The real price of books basically hasn't changed since the late 1990s. The real price of newspapers and magazines, as a category, is up 40 percent in that time.

Deceptive Demographics and Our Elusive American Friends

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-03-29

Julieta Lionetti questions why Planeta was ever seduced by the tens of millions of Spanish-speaking Americans and if the Guadalajara Book Fair is following in its footsteps.

Running Out of TIME: The Slow, Sad Demise of a Great American Magazine

The Atlantic – 2013-04-05

The weekly was among the first to invest heavily in the Internet. So how come Time.com never figured it out?    

Don DeLillo becomes first writer to receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-04-26

Don DeLillo, who has been called 'chief shaman of the paranoid school of American fiction,' is the author of works that include 'White Noise' and 'Underworld.'

A ‘Perfect’ American Novel Strikes Gold Overseas

Publishers Weekly – 2013-04-27

Why isn’t this book more famous?” asked the writer C.P. Snow about John Williams’s Stoner in 1973, eight years after it was first published by Viking Press.

Amanda Knox's new memoir reveals a gentler side of the American student

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-05-02

Amanda Knox's memoir is titled 'Waiting to be Heard' and discusses her life from childhood to her time in prison in Italy.

Carol Burnett will receive the 2013 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-05-22

Carol Burnett, best known for her long-running variety show, will be honored this October at the Kennedy Center in Washington.

American Lydia Davis Wins Man Booker International Prize

Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-23

The judges of the Man International Booker Prize have done what recent Nobel Prize committees have refused to do: honor an American for "achievement in fiction on the world stage."

Why Does the American Media Get Big Stories Wrong?

Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-04

In an article titled "Our American Pravda," Ron Unz, the businessman, writer, and publisher of The American Conservative, argues that there is good reason to be alarmed by the failures of the...

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