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Former men's mag execs launch digital lifestyle mag

Media Week – 2012-02-22

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,...

Nitpicking grammar in the digital age

Chicago Tribune – 2012-01-25

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...

Adobe Primetime Brings Video into the Digital Publishing Circle

Yahoo! News – 2012-02-27

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...

Pearson sees digital profits rise

BBC – 2012-02-27

Educational publisher and FT owner, Pearson reports a rise in profits thanks to improved digital sales and growth in emerging markets.

Adobe Technology Powering Massive Growth in Digital Publishing

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-27

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...

Suburban Papers Target Digital Ad Lead

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-27

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...

Former Dow Jones Digital Boss Gordon McLeod Lands at Krux

AllThingsD – 2012-02-28

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...

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

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-28

Tampa, Fla. — February 28, 2012 — SAXOTECH, a leader in content management, circulation and advertising technology, today announced GateHouse Media, Inc. (GateHouse Media) has...

Jackie Collins enters digital self-publishing

The Bookseller – 2012-02-29

Jackie Collins is going into self-publishing, with plans to release an e-book version of The...

With FUSION, Zinio Adds DIY Digital Publishing

Folio Magazine – 2012-03-01

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...

The Guardian moves towards open journalism and digital engagement

Editors Weblog – 2012-03-01

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...

Digital Self-Publishing: Should Publishers Be Worried?

The Atlantic – 2012-03-02

Self-publishing an essay through Amazon is a reminder of the benefits of a traditional publishing house.

Washington Post digital revenue officer Ken Babby to leave

Poynter. – 2012-03-03

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...

E-Books on Tablets Fight Digital Distractions

The New York Times – 2012-03-05

Reading a book on a tablet like the Kindle Fire is “like trying to cook when there are little children around,” David Myers said.

Catching the Digital Wave

Publishers Weekly – 2012-03-05

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...

US publishers can't find digital model

Guardian – 2012-03-05

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...

Court of Appeal upholds Digital Economy Act

The Bookseller – 2012-03-06

The Publishers Association has said it is looking forward to working with internet service...

Hearst hires Lee Wilkinson as digital product director

Media Week – 2012-03-07

Hearst Magazines UK has appointed News International's Lee Wilkinson to the newly created role of product director for its digital division.

Cosmopolitan Hits 115,000 Paid Digital Subscribers

Folio Magazine – 2012-03-08

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.

Marvel announces augmented reality app, exclusive digital comics at SXSW

Engadget – 2012-03-12

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...

Why art will not suffer death by digital

Guardian – 2012-03-12

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...

Moodie leaves DK to start digital consultancy

The Bookseller – 2012-03-13

Justin Moodie is leaving DK to start up his own digital consultancy, moving from his role as...

16 Tips For Attracting Digital Dollars

Publishing Executive – 2012-03-02

By James Sturdivant Finding ways to monetize content has always been the goal of publishers, but this quest has...

HC launches digital erotica imprint

The Bookseller – 2012-03-14

HarperCollins has launched an e-book imprint, called Mischief, which will focus on erotica and...

What’s Your Digital Business Worth?

Folio Magazine – 2012-03-15

Publishers grapple with app pricing and bundling options of the digital now.

Vintage acquires Bond licence, including digital rights

The Bookseller – 2012-03-16

Vintage has acquired the licence to publish Ian Fleming's James Bond titles across all...

First BolognaRagazzi digital prize awarded

The Bookseller – 2012-03-19

French publisher eToiles Editions, with an app that "breaks away from the page by page way...

ABC Board Focuses on Digital Reporting

Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-20

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...

New York Magazine Takes Home Digital Ellie for General Excellence

Folio Magazine – 2012-03-21

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...

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

Folio Magazine – 2012-03-21

NEW YORK - Today’s MPA Digital: Swipe event brought the consumer magazine industry together to focus on what’s next in tablet editions.

MPA Event Panelists: Innovation on the Digital Newsstand Is Key

Folio Magazine – 2012-03-22

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....

Johnston Press CEO Signals Move to 'Digital First'

Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-22

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...

Marvel Offers Digital Extras for Comic Book Fans

PC World – 2012-03-26

Next month, Marvel Comics will release a new application to add content enhanced with augmented reality to some of its comic books.

Oxford develops digital textbook

BBC – 2012-03-26

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

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

Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-26

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...

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

Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-26

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,...

Top Digital Marketing Strategies

Editor & Publisher – 2012-02-23

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...

The key to newspapers’ digital future: relationship with readers

Editors Weblog – 2012-03-28

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...

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

The New York Times – 2012-04-04

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.

Publisher-backed venture starts digital newsstand

Reuters – 2012-04-04

(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.

Magazine publishers band together for digital newsstand offering

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-04-04

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.

Major magazine publishers launch own digital newsstand with flat pricing

Poynter. – 2012-04-05

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...

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

Betanews – 2012-04-10

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....

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

Folio Magazine – 2012-04-10

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...

'Time Out New York' Makes Digital Push

AdWeek – 2012-04-11

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...

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

Fast Company – 2012-03-27

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...

Issuu Integrates Peecho to Transform its Digital Content Into Printed Copies

Editor & Publisher – 2012-04-11

NEW YORK CITY– April 11, 2012 - Peecho (, a free service that allows anyone to sell their digital content as a physical product, and Issuu (, a...

Older Readers Flock to Digital

Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-29

While many publishers are trying to cater their online presence to a younger demographic, The Times Record (, in Brunswick, Maine, saw its number of digital subscribers increase with...

Penguin, Macmillan and Nosy Crow talk digital books for children

Guardian – 2012-04-15

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...

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

The Bookseller – 2012-04-16

Getting to the consumer, getting the right content to that consumer, and then making this...

Digital media takes home a Pulitzer

Crains New York – 2012-04-17

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...

Managing the Digital Audience

Folio Magazine – 2012-04-17

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...

Pricing and digital dominate at LBF

The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

Publisher concerns over whether the e-book agency model can survive globally in the wake of the...

'Traditional' digital for new J K

The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

J K Rowling's first adult book, The Casual Vacancy, will have a more traditional digital...

Hudson tells LBF of 'focus on digital’

The Bookseller – 2012-04-18

Random House will focus on international partnerships, engage directly with customers and...

The DOJ's Publishing Lawsuit May Doom Digital Rights Management

BusinessWeek – 2012-04-18

The Justice Department suit against Apple and big publishers could make it easier for smaller booksellers to compete with Amazon

GoPress digital kiosk bundles Belgian newspapers, magazines

GigaOM – 2012-04-21

Belgian newspaper publishers are the latest to hope a joint digital news kiosk can prove profitable.

What Should Bookstores Stock in a Digital Age?

Publishers Weekly – 2012-04-20

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...

Independent overtakes Mirror Group Digital

Guardian – 2012-04-26

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...

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

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-27

Digital Rights Management software was originally meant to restrict pirating of e-books, but many complain because of the restrictions it places on users.

B&N, Microsoft team up for digital biz

Crains New York – 2012-04-30

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...

Digital 8% of 2011 book sales value, says PA

The Bookseller – 2012-05-01

Consumer e-book sales increased by 366% to £92m in 2011, with sales across all digital...

Google Expands Carrier Billing for Digital Content

AllThingsD – 2012-05-02

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...

TCS Launches Digital Publishing Platform at MarkLogic 2012

Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-02

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...

Digital revenues up 64% for S&S US

The Bookseller – 2012-05-03

Digital revenues for Simon & Schuster US climbed 64% in the first quarter of the year, while...

Future launches digital cycling title

Media Week – 2012-05-03

Future has launched Cycling News HD, a weekly digital cycling magazine, through Apple's Newsstand and is offering the first issue free of charge.

Reading Agency and PA launch digital skills scheme

The Bookseller – 2012-05-03

The Reading Agency and the Publishers Association have launched a digital skills sharing...

Google, authors go head to head over digital books

Reuters – 2012-05-04

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...

Digital focus for Policy Press

The Bookseller – 2012-05-08

The Policy Press (TPP) has revealed plans to increase its digital focus as the popularity of e-...

PPA Conference: Future chief champions digital transition

Media Week – 2012-05-09

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...

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

Media Week – 2012-05-09

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.

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

Media Week – 2012-05-09

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...

Future Launches Weekly Digital Cycling Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2012-05-11

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...

Publishers build collaborations as digital pace quickens

The Bookseller – 2012-05-14

Publishers are hastening to embrace new partnerships, stronger direct-to-consumer programmes and...

Flooved offers digital book subs

The Bookseller – 2012-05-14

A start-up digital textbook platform has agreed terms with 12 publishers ahead of a 1st September...

Adobe Announces Next Generation of Digital Publishing Suite

Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-15

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...

ABC Interactive to Conduct Audit of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Metrics

Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-15

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...

Fairfax Digital CEO Role Scrapped

Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-16

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...

BA: new digital offers for high street

The Bookseller – 2012-05-21

The Booksellers Association's chief executive Tim Godfray has said Kobo, Anobii and Hive will...

Future sees 40% surge in digital revenues

Guardian – 2012-05-22

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...

Akenhead in new digital role at HUK

The Bookseller – 2012-05-23

Isobel Akenhead is to take on the role of digital promotions manager in Hachette UK's Group...

Media Decoder Blog: WPP in Microsoft Deal for Digital Ads

The New York Times – 2012-05-23

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...

Urbanite magazine seeks investor to expand digital platform

Baltimore Sun – 2012-05-24

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...

Mirror Group Digital sees 13% boost

Guardian – 2012-05-24

Latest ABC figures reveal increase in daily unique browsers to sites such as and Mirror's national newspaper website network bounced back from two tough months...

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

Editor & Publisher – 2012-05-24

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...

Amazon, Publisher Settle Digital Books Dispute

AllThingsD – 2012-05-26

A three month long dispute over the sale of digital books between Inc. and a leading independent book distributor has been resolved, both parties said Friday.

Digital media brings erotic books out of the closet

Hindustan Times – 2012-05-28

It seems like yesterday that women’s erotica was something to be read in private under the sheets. But no more. With ebooks like ...

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

Publishers Weekly – 2012-05-25

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...

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

GigaOM – 2012-05-30

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...

Authors win class status over Google digital books

Reuters – 2012-06-01

(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.

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

Editors Weblog – 2012-06-01

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...

In new digital comics, each tap holds a surprise

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-06-02

'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....

Oprah’s back with a digital book club

GigaOM – 2012-06-02

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...

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

San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-06-04

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...

Network of Homeless Newspapers Tries QR-Code Digital Edition

Editor & Publisher – 2012-06-01

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,...

Why MIT’s Technology Review is going digital first

GigaOM – 2012-06-05

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...

MIT's 'Technology Review' Launches Digital First Initative

AdWeek – 2012-06-05

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,...

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

Poynter. – 2012-06-06

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...

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

The Bookseller – 2012-06-08

Hay Festival founder Peter Florence has blamed “crap books” from UK publishers as...

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