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The digital world has invigorated publishing, not doomed it

Guardian – 2012-04-27

Authors need our resources, our expertise and our marketing experience now more than everYour feature article conveyed an inaccurate picture of the publishing industry experiencing a crisis of "digital storm clouds gathering overhead", and which is about to be "swamped by self-publishing...an idea whose time has come" ('No one's said the word crisis': book world struggles to adapt to new lines, 19 April).In fact, while digital technology most certainly is changing the face of publishing, this...
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Former men's mag execs launch digital lifestyle mag

Former FHM editor Anthony Noguera and other big names in the men's magazine sector have teamed up to launch an iPad-only lifestyle magazine called Industria, which is debuting with ads from Audi,... | Media Week – 2012-02-22

Nitpicking grammar in the digital age

With more and more communication happening digitally, is it time to stop the grammar gripes?As we pored over the transcripts of the newly declassified John F. Kennedy recordings—45 of the 248... | Chicago Tribune – 2012-01-25

Adobe Primetime Brings Video into the Digital Publishing Circle

BARCELONA: Here at Mobile World Congress, Adobe has unveiled Primetime Highlights, a powerful new tool for converting video highlights into publishable, ad-supported, fully distributed clips in a... | Yahoo! News – 2012-02-27

Pearson sees digital profits rise

Educational publisher and FT owner, Pearson reports a rise in profits thanks to improved digital sales and growth in emerging markets. | BBC – 2012-02-27

Adobe Technology Powering Massive Growth in Digital Publishing

BARCELONA, Spain--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--At Mobile World Congress, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced that more than 16 million digital publications were powered by... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-27

Suburban Papers Target Digital Ad Lead

Jon Rust, chairman of the Local Media Association and co-president of Cape Girardeau, Mo.-based Rust Communications (as well as publisher of the company’s flagship daily, The Southeast... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-27

Former Dow Jones Digital Boss Gordon McLeod Lands at Krux

Gordon McLeod, the former head of Dow Jones's digital publications, has a new job, at an ad tech start-up. He's now president at Krux, a two-year-old "data management platform" that helps publishers... | AllThingsD – 2012-02-28

GateHouse Media to use SAXOTECH to Manage Print and Digital Content Across Publishing Platforms

Tampa, Fla. — February 28, 2012 — SAXOTECH, a leader in content management, circulation and advertising technology, today announced GateHouse Media, Inc. (GateHouse Media) has... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-28

Jackie Collins enters digital self-publishing

Jackie Collins is going into self-publishing, with plans to release an e-book version of The... | The Bookseller – 2012-02-29

With FUSION, Zinio Adds DIY Digital Publishing

Zinio is positioning itself to be more than just a digital newsstand service—the company is rolling out a new suite of publishing tools that are designed to easily include interactivity for almost... | Folio Magazine – 2012-03-01

The Guardian moves towards open journalism and digital engagement

News can reach you as an article, a picture, or a video, or it could be from a tweet or a Facebook update. Taking this into account is what inspired open journalism: the new editorial approach The... | Editors Weblog – 2012-03-01

Digital Self-Publishing: Should Publishers Be Worried?

Self-publishing an essay through Amazon is a reminder of the benefits of a traditional publishing house. | The Atlantic – 2012-03-02

Washington Post digital revenue officer Ken Babby to leave

Ken Babby, the company’s chief revenue officer, general manager for digital “has decided to leave The Post in order to pursue other digital ventures,” announced Washington Post... | Poynter. – 2012-03-03

E-Books on Tablets Fight Digital Distractions

Reading a book on a tablet like the Kindle Fire is “like trying to cook when there are little children around,” David Myers said. | The New York Times – 2012-03-05

Catching the Digital Wave

In the early days of the digital revolution, most independent publishers were moving slower than the larger houses in getting on the e-book bandwagon. That period has clearly passed. With only a... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-03-05

US publishers can't find digital model

A report published today by the US-based Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) makes for grim reading.It discovers, as if we didn't know it, that the search for a new business model to revive... | Guardian – 2012-03-05

Court of Appeal upholds Digital Economy Act

The Publishers Association has said it is looking forward to working with internet service... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-06

Hearst hires Lee Wilkinson as digital product director

Hearst Magazines UK has appointed News International's Lee Wilkinson to the newly created role of product director for its digital division. | Media Week – 2012-03-07

Cosmopolitan Hits 115,000 Paid Digital Subscribers

Cosmopolitan topped 115,000 digital subscribers last month, making it the first Hearst title to break 100,000 and perhaps marking renewed reason for hope among magazine publishers. | Folio Magazine – 2012-03-08

Marvel announces augmented reality app, exclusive digital comics at SXSW

Not content with simply doling out free digital comics to fans who favor the tangible page, Marvel is now giving readers a new reason to reach for their tablets: augmented reality. Android and iOS... | Engadget – 2012-03-12

Why art will not suffer death by digital

Ebooks may be pushing print towards oblivion, but high-priced art is unique and in no danger of being replaced by a virtual substitute. Just ask Damien HirstWill art be the only serious cultural... | Guardian – 2012-03-12

Moodie leaves DK to start digital consultancy

Justin Moodie is leaving DK to start up his own digital consultancy, moving from his role as... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-13

16 Tips For Attracting Digital Dollars

By James Sturdivant Finding ways to monetize content has always been the goal of publishers, but this quest has... | Publishing Executive – 2012-03-02

HC launches digital erotica imprint

HarperCollins has launched an e-book imprint, called Mischief, which will focus on erotica and... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-14

What’s Your Digital Business Worth?

Publishers grapple with app pricing and bundling options of the digital now. | Folio Magazine – 2012-03-15

Vintage acquires Bond licence, including digital rights

Vintage has acquired the licence to publish Ian Fleming's James Bond titles across all... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-16

First BolognaRagazzi digital prize awarded

French publisher eToiles Editions, with an app that "breaks away from the page by page way... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-19

ABC Board Focuses on Digital Reporting

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (March 20, 2012)—The ABC board of directors has endorsed a new report format that significantly expands how consumer magazines will report metrics for digital... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-20

New York Magazine Takes Home Digital Ellie for General Excellence

NEW YORK – Today’s MPA Digital: Swipe Conference closed with the National Magazine Awards for Digital Media 2012, presented by the American Society of Magazine Editors [ASME]. People managing... | Folio Magazine – 2012-03-21

At MPA Digital: Swipe, Publishers See Gains From Tablet Efforts

NEW YORK - Today’s MPA Digital: Swipe event brought the consumer magazine industry together to focus on what’s next in tablet editions. | Folio Magazine – 2012-03-21

MPA Event Panelists: Innovation on the Digital Newsstand Is Key

Imagine bundling your publication's content with that of your competitor's. That was one interesting theory explored at the MPA Digital: Swipe conference on tablets, e-readers and smartphones.... | Folio Magazine – 2012-03-22

Johnston Press CEO Signals Move to 'Digital First'

The chief executive of Johnston Press (JP) has signalled that the local newspaper publisher will adopt a digital-first strategy. Speaking at the Guardian Changing Media Summit, Ashley Highfield, who... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-22

Marvel Offers Digital Extras for Comic Book Fans

Next month, Marvel Comics will release a new application to add content enhanced with augmented reality to some of its comic books. | PC World – 2012-03-26

Oxford develops digital textbook

Oxford University's Internet Institute has published its first digital, interactive textbook for students - which will also be free to the public. | BBC – 2012-03-26

WSJ Can Change Digital Subscriber Price On The Fly, Says Court

In 2006, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal (NSDQ: NWS) spun off financial magazine Barron’s Online and required subscribers to pay more if they wanted to keep reading... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-26

AOP: Two Thirds of Online Publishers Plan to Grow Digital Roles

Two thirds of UK online publishers are planning to increase the number of digital roles "on the back of product growth expectations", the Association of Online Publishers reported today,... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-26

Top Digital Marketing Strategies

For businesses outside of publishing, creating a digital marketing strategy is a rather straightforward endeavor — use digital media to introduce and marry the supplier of the good or... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-23

The key to newspapers’ digital future: relationship with readers

To paywall or not to paywall? That seems to be the most prominent question in the sphere online news publishing these days. In the discussions on the topic, the lines appear to be clearly drawn: on... | Editors Weblog – 2012-03-28

Media Decoder Blog: Seeing a Future in Tablets, Magazines Unveil the Digital Newsstand

A consortium of publishers wants to offer a full buffet to readers, including big titles like The New Yorker and Time, for a single price. | The New York Times – 2012-04-04

Publisher-backed venture starts digital newsstand

(Reuters) - A venture founded by five leading U.S. publishers launched a digital newsstand for tablet devices featuring 32 magazines including Elle, Sports Illustrated and The New Yorker. | Reuters – 2012-04-04

Magazine publishers band together for digital newsstand offering

A venture founded by five leading U.S. publishers launched a digital newsstand for tablet devices featuring 32 magazines including Elle, Sports Illustrated and The New Yorker. | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-04-04

Major magazine publishers launch own digital newsstand with flat pricing

VentureBeat | New York Times Five major magazine publishers launched their own digital newsstand today called Next Issue Media. Hearst, Conde Nast, Time Inc., Meredith, and News Corp. are... | Poynter. – 2012-04-05

The misunderstood 'digital native' has a two-minute attention span

There have been quite a few studies aimed at figuring out what makes the so-called "digital native" (i.e. children of the 90's who have had Web access and mobile technology their entire lives) tick.... | Betanews – 2012-04-10

Yale Publishing Course Aims to Expand Publishing’s International Scope, and Enhance Digital Monetization

Yale’s summer publishing course is entering its third year. The course offers publishing professionals an opportunity to learn industry strategies for expanding a brand’s scope and monetizing... | Folio Magazine – 2012-04-10

'Time Out New York' Makes Digital Push

Time Out New York is ready to swell its digital presence with new iPhone and iPad apps, the magazine announced today, also unveiling a redesigned website and an online e-commerce business, altogether... | AdWeek – 2012-04-11

How Marvel's Digital Superpowers Won Over Brick-And-Mortar Retailers

Comic-book nerds are about to have it all. Beginning this month, all new Marvel releases are available digitally the same day they hit shelves. But the real feat is this: Comic-book stores will be on... | Fast Company – 2012-03-27

Issuu Integrates Peecho to Transform its Digital Content Into Printed Copies

NEW YORK CITY– April 11, 2012 - Peecho (http://www.peecho.com), a free service that allows anyone to sell their digital content as a physical product, and Issuu (http://www.issuu.com), a... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-11

Older Readers Flock to Digital

While many publishers are trying to cater their online presence to a younger demographic, The Times Record (timesrecord.com), in Brunswick, Maine, saw its number of digital subscribers increase with... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-29

Penguin, Macmillan and Nosy Crow talk digital books for children

How publishers can make reading experiences that parents feel 'more positive about than Angry Birds'For much of the book publishing world, the move to digital is all about e-books. That brings big... | Guardian – 2012-04-15

Digital Minds: choice not to pay becoming 'more viable'

Getting to the consumer, getting the right content to that consumer, and then making this... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-16

Digital media takes home a Pulitzer

The Huffington Post—and digital media—has won its first Pulitzer Prize. The award went to David Wood, in the category of national reporting, it was announced Monday by Columbia... | Crains New York – 2012-04-17

Managing the Digital Audience

Managing a digital audience is truly a mixed bag: on one hand, it is now possible to understand more about who is consuming what content, where and how-maybe even why; on the other hand, it can be... | Folio Magazine – 2012-04-17

Pricing and digital dominate at LBF

Publisher concerns over whether the e-book agency model can survive globally in the wake of the... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

'Traditional' digital for new J K

J K Rowling's first adult book, The Casual Vacancy, will have a more traditional digital... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

Hudson tells LBF of 'focus on digital’

Random House will focus on international partnerships, engage directly with customers and... | The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

The DOJ's Publishing Lawsuit May Doom Digital Rights Management

The Justice Department suit against Apple and big publishers could make it easier for smaller booksellers to compete with Amazon | BusinessWeek – 2012-04-18

GoPress digital kiosk bundles Belgian newspapers, magazines

Belgian newspaper publishers are the latest to hope a joint digital news kiosk can prove profitable. | GigaOM – 2012-04-21

What Should Bookstores Stock in a Digital Age?

Nothing has challenged bricks-and-mortar bookstores to reconsider their physical space and what they carry more than the recession and the rise of e-books. Recently, two independents announced that... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-04-20

Independent overtakes Mirror Group Digital

Independent now fifth-largest national newspaper website in UK, according to latest Audit Bureau of Circulations figuresThe Independent overtook Mirror Group Digital in March to become the... | Guardian – 2012-04-26

Digital Rights Managment to be dropped by Tor and other Macmillan sci-fi books

Digital Rights Management software was originally meant to restrict pirating of e-books, but many complain because of the restrictions it places on users. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-27

B&N, Microsoft team up for digital biz

Barnes & Noble Inc. and Microsoft Corp. are teaming up to create a new Barnes & Noble subsidiary that will house the digital and college businesses of the bookseller and include a Nook application... | Crains New York – 2012-04-30

Digital 8% of 2011 book sales value, says PA

Consumer e-book sales increased by 366% to £92m in 2011, with sales across all digital... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-01

Google Expands Carrier Billing for Digital Content

Google said Wednesday that customers can now charge more types of Android content to their cell phone bill, including music, movies, books and apps. Google is partnered with a number of carriers... | AllThingsD – 2012-05-02

TCS Launches Digital Publishing Platform at MarkLogic 2012

Washington, D.C., May 2, 2012: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a leading IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, today announced the launch of its... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-02

Digital revenues up 64% for S&S US

Digital revenues for Simon & Schuster US climbed 64% in the first quarter of the year, while... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-03

Future launches digital cycling title

Future has launched Cycling News HD, a weekly digital cycling magazine, through Apple's Newsstand and is offering the first issue free of charge. | Media Week – 2012-05-03

Reading Agency and PA launch digital skills scheme

The Reading Agency and the Publishers Association have launched a digital skills sharing... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-03

Google, authors go head to head over digital books

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc, in a long-running legal dispute over its plans to create a digital library of books, argued in court on Thursday that associations of authors and photographers should... | Reuters – 2012-05-04

Digital focus for Policy Press

The Policy Press (TPP) has revealed plans to increase its digital focus as the popularity of e-... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-08

PPA Conference: Future chief champions digital transition

Total Film publisher Future is developing a digital business model that will help it survive the decline in print markets that threaten to "blow business models apart", its chief executive Mark Wood... | Media Week – 2012-05-09

PPA Conference: Digital piracy is 'knocking firmly on the door of publishers'

Kevin Hand, PPA chairman, warned the audience at the PPA Conference that digital piracy is "knocking firmly on the door of publishers", at today's launch of the association's anti-piracy initiative. | Media Week – 2012-05-09

PPA Conference: Digital takes up 80% of our time, says Hearst's Dolphin

Although print accounts for 80% of Hearst's revenues, the publisher is spending 80% of its time on the "huge potential" of digital, according to Ella Dolphin, publishing director of Hearst Magazines... | Media Week – 2012-05-09

Future Launches Weekly Digital Cycling Magazine

Future plc has launched a new weekly digital magazine, called Cycling News HD, to be sold through Apple’s Newsstand. The first issue is available for free, while subscriptions are priced at $.99... | Folio Magazine – 2012-05-11

Publishers build collaborations as digital pace quickens

Publishers are hastening to embrace new partnerships, stronger direct-to-consumer programmes and... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-14

Flooved offers digital book subs

A start-up digital textbook platform has agreed terms with 12 publishers ahead of a 1st September... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-14

Adobe Announces Next Generation of Digital Publishing Suite

NEW YORK — May 15, 2012 — At Adobe’s annual Digital Publishing Summit, Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced a series of groundbreaking new features... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-15

ABC Interactive to Conduct Audit of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Metrics

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 15, 2012) – ABC Interactive announced it is working with Adobe to audit metrics provided by Adobe’s Digital Publishing Suite, an industry-leading set... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-15

Fairfax Digital CEO Role Scrapped

Jane Huxley is leaving Fairfax after her role as chief executive officer and publisher of digital was scrapped in a company restructure. The move is part of Fairfax Metro Media’s ongoing... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-16

BA: new digital offers for high street

The Booksellers Association's chief executive Tim Godfray has said Kobo, Anobii and Hive will... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-21

Future sees 40% surge in digital revenues

Publisher of Fast Car and Metal Hammer still reports a £700,000 pre-tax loss due to problems with US businessMagazine publisher Future has reported a surge of almost 40% in digital revenues in the... | Guardian – 2012-05-22

Akenhead in new digital role at HUK

Isobel Akenhead is to take on the role of digital promotions manager in Hachette UK's Group... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-23

Media Decoder Blog: WPP in Microsoft Deal for Digital Ads

WPP, one of the world's largest advertising companies, has entered into a partnership with Microsoft that will allow both of the companies to place and sell digital ads for the brands and publishers... | The New York Times – 2012-05-23

Urbanite magazine seeks investor to expand digital platform

Publisher says monthly is not for sale or going out of businessThe publisher of the Urbanite, a free monthly magazine focused on Baltimore urban affairs, said Wednesday she was seeking an investor to... | Baltimore Sun – 2012-05-24

Mirror Group Digital sees 13% boost

Latest ABC figures reveal increase in daily unique browsers to sites such as 3am.co.uk and MirrorFootball.co.ukTrinity Mirror's national newspaper website network bounced back from two tough months... | Guardian – 2012-05-24

Why We Killed Our College Daily Paper for a More Digital Future

We're about to close the book on the Oregon Daily Emerald. After 92 years, the University of Oregon's newspaper will end its run as a Monday-to-Friday operation in June. Yes, it's the... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-24

Amazon, Publisher Settle Digital Books Dispute

A three month long dispute over the sale of digital books between Amazon.com Inc. and a leading independent book distributor has been resolved, both parties said Friday. | AllThingsD – 2012-05-26

Digital media brings erotic books out of the closet

It seems like yesterday that women’s erotica was something to be read in private under the sheets. But no more. With ebooks like ... | Hindustan Times – 2012-05-28

Digital Galleys May Be Expanding Publishers’ Reach, but ARCs Remain Essential

When NetGalley launched in 2008, many in the industry assumed digital galleys would eventually eliminate print ones.Four years later, digital galleys have proven that they are less of an alternative... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-05-25

Is Forbes the model for a digital-first media entity?

Forbes has been reinventing itself ever since it acquired Lewis DVorkin's media startup in 2010 -- and while there have been some stumbles, the magazine has shown how a traditional media entity can... | GigaOM – 2012-05-30

Authors win class status over Google digital books

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge awarded class-action status to thousands of authors challenging Google Inc's plan to create the world's largest digital book library. | Reuters – 2012-06-01

Going digital first requires reinvention, not merely a shift or transition

Everyone defines ‘digital first’ a little bit differently, said Jim Brady, editor-in-chief at Digital First Media in the US, but what is important is that a switch to digital first involves real... | Editors Weblog – 2012-06-01

In new digital comics, each tap holds a surprise

'Avengers vs. X-Men' is giving fans what they have long come to expect from Marvel Comics: epic slugfests and earth-shattering perils rendered vividly on the page by prominent writers and artists.... | San Jose Mercury News – 2012-06-02

Oprah’s back with a digital book club

Oprah's Book Club, which turned featured books into major bestsellers, is back after two years -- with some improvements for the digital age: "This time it's an interactive online book club for our... | GigaOM – 2012-06-02

'Oprah's Book Club 2.0' updated for digital age

Oprah Winfrey is back in the book club business, updated for the digital age. "Oprah's Book Club 2.0," a joint project of Winfrey's OWN network and her O magazine, begins Monday with Cheryl Strayed's... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-06-04

Network of Homeless Newspapers Tries QR-Code Digital Edition

Since 1994, the International Network of Street Papers (INSP) has worked with the homeless to sell locally produced newspapers or magazines as a way for them to earn a decent living. The Glasgow,... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-06-01

Why MIT’s Technology Review is going digital first

In an interview with GigaOM, the editor of MIT's venerable Technology Review talks about why he has decided to take a "digital first" approach to publishing the magazine, why he doesn't plan to... | GigaOM – 2012-06-05

MIT's 'Technology Review' Launches Digital First Initative

Jason Pontin has a daunting task at hand.  The editor in chief and publisher of MIT’s Technology Review is the man charged with recalibrating the 112-year-old thought-leading publication,... | AdWeek – 2012-06-05

How Atlantic Media magazines, websites hire for intellect, generosity, digital dexterity

Doctoral students on the fence about pursuing a teaching career may have a future at the Atlantic Media Company. Prior journalism experience or a journalism degree isn’t necessarily required for... | Poynter. – 2012-06-06

Migration to digital a result of 'crap books', says Florence

Hay Festival founder Peter Florence has blamed “crap books” from UK publishers as... | The Bookseller – 2012-06-08

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