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US Online Ad Spending to Top Print by $5.7 Billion in 2012

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US Online Ad Spending to Top Print by $5.7 Billion in 2012

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-21

U.S. online ad spending is set to eclipse that of print this year by 15.5 percent, according to eMarketer, suggesting that the long-awaited print-to-digital inflection point may now be here for both content creators and marketers.
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Mail Online is the world's biggest newspaper site, according to comScore

The Daily Mail has overtaken The New York Times to become the world's biggest newspaper site, according to data from comScore. Buzzfeed reports that in December 2011 Mail Online reached 45.3 million... | Editors Weblog – 2012-01-27

Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

Faber and Faber has set up a social media hub, The Spark, for teenagers to get involved in Faber... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Penton Online Auctions

In a b-to-b twist on the e-commerce craze, Penton launched an online auction site that can scale across all the verticals the company targets. | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-20

Capitol Weekly Cuts Print Version, Will Continue Online Only

Capitol Weekly will stop producing a print edition as of Thursday. The publication devoted to California government said on its website that it will continue posting stories online. | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-19

Premedia Software Inc. Launches New Online File Correction Software for Small and Medium Size Publishers and Printers

New website provides file preflight and optimization services for publishers and printers using a pay-as-you-go price model. Andover, MA, – Premedia Software Inc. is pleased to announce the... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-19

Express & Star Scraps Online Paywall After Nine Months

The UK’s biggest selling regional newspaper, Wolverhampton’s Express & Star, has scrapped its online paywall less than a year after it was introduced. The paywall was put in place in... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-18

Online Advertising Is Most-Pitched Media Product, But How Best to Sell It?

Many local media companies now rely on a single sales force to sell both traditional and print advertising—but that might be a shortsighted strategy, says a new report from Borrell Associates.... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-17

Online Publications Need Better Apps

Rebecca McPheters says online magazines and newspapers need better apps: Of the 5,000 magazine and newspaper iPad apps we’ve evaluated for McPheters & Co.’s iMonitor service since April... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-16

Will Pay-Per-View Model for Online News Become the Norm?

TORONTO — The head of Postmedia Network believes the newspaper chain’s competitors will soon follow it towards an online pay-per-view model as the industry searches for new digital... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-13

Mail Online tops 80m monthly online browsers

UK's most popular newspaper website hits new high, as's monthly users rise to more than 63 millionMail Online topped 80 million monthly online browsers for the first time in November... | Guardian – 2011-12-22

YouGov: books 'among most popular online buys'

Books are among the items most commonly bought online, according to a report from market research... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-21

Novelties: Online Textbooks Aim to Make Science Leap From the Page

An interactive graphic in “Principles of Biology,” an electronic textbook from Nature Publishing, teaches students about the symptoms of a stroke. | The New York Times – 2011-12-18

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

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... | Guardian – 2011-12-16

High school newspaper’s article on homosexuality won’t be posted online

The Blade The student newspaper at Sylvania Northview High School near Toledo published an opinion package called “A deeper look into homosexuality,” with five columns stating varying views on... | Poynter. – 2011-12-15

Trend Report: Are paywalls the only way forward for online publishers?

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... | Media Week – 2011-12-14

Google partners with Bloomsbury Public Library Online

Google is partnering with Bloomsbury's Public Library Online, sponsoring two of the digital... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-13

Papers to give up print on Mondays in favour of online reading

One of America's largest newspaper publisher, MediaNews Group, has come up with an intriguing cost-saving plan.Three of its daily titles will stop publishing in print on Mondays later this month and... | Guardian – 2011-12-08

Bloomsbury launches online service for unpublished authors

Bloomsbury is to offer online services to help unpublished authors learn about the publishing... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-05

Media Decoder Blog: Many Online Book Buyers First Shop Around in Stores

According to a survey, 24 percent of people who said they had bought books from an online retailer in the last month also said they had seen the book in a brick-and-mortar bookstore first. | The New York Times – 2011-12-05

NRS to launch combined print and online readership figures

The NRS will publish its first estimates for the combined offline and online readership of newspaper and magazine brands in spring 2012. | Media Week – 2011-12-02

Online-only News Brands Garner More “Buzz” than Print-Affiliated Counterparts

Online-only news sites received more—and more positive—online “buzz” than their print-affiliated counterparts in 2011, according to a data-mining tool developed by digital marketing agency Zeta... | Folio Magazine – 2011-12-02

Publishers need advertisers to value their online readership

The most sophisticated products, the ones able to deliver engagement and value to advertisers, are being ignoredNewspaper publishers need to quickly solve a troublesome equation. As carbon-based... | Guardian – 2011-11-28

Media firms' ad venture targets online deals

ONLINE DEALS Media firms in ad venture A group of newspaper publishers and other media companies, including The Chronicle's parent, Hearst Corp., are teaming up to sell more advertising targeting... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-11-17

Online retailers giving money back for charity

The new couch that Mary Burns purchased on It was sort of for a good cause. So was the hotel voucher she bought from LivingSocial as a Christmas gift for her brother. And the photo book... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-11-12

Amazon's Prime Lending Library Collection Now Viewable Online

The Internet retailer's complete collection of Prime Lending Library books for Kindle devices is online and accessible from any Web browser. | PC World – 2011-11-06

VIDEO: Terry Jones on online publishing

A new website aimed at helping authors to publish their work has been praised by author and Monty Python star, Terry Jones. | BBC News – 2011-11-04

Financial Times sees 1/5th of all online traffic from mobile sites

The Financial Times has adopted a bold digital strategy: it refused to tow the line when it came to Apple's policy that takes 30% of sales revenue for sales through the iTunes App Store, instead... | Editors Weblog – 2011-11-03

Financial Times To Fold Paid Online News Service Tilt

The Financial Times will close FT Tilt, a premium online financial news and analysis service for finance professionals in emerging markets, at the end of October. "We propose to close FT Tilt at the... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-13

Hearst Magazines partners Race Online 2012

Hearst Magazines UK has signed up as media partner for Race Online 2012's latest initiative to encourage everyone in the UK to get online by the end of next year. | Media Week – 2011-10-12

Morris Communications merges print and online divisions during digital-first transition

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Is the app economy killing online publishers?

Though the number of iOS and Android apps continues to grow by leaps and bounds, Yaron Galai bets that the trend of developing native apps is a short-term fad. Here's why he thinks companies should... | GigaOM – 2011-09-25

Authors Guild sues universities over online books

Authors and authors' groups in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom sued the University of Michigan and four other universities Monday, seeking to stop the creation of online... | – 2011-09-13

Seeking profit online

After years of giving away their online content, newspapers are increasingly searching for ways to charge for stories and other information to offset reduced revenue from print advertising and... | – 2011-09-13

Americans spend just a fraction of online time with news compared to social media

Nielsen In a report on social media published Monday, Nielsen breaks down how Americans spend their time on the Internet. The results are sobering for the online news industry. Americans spend 22.5... | Poynter. – 2011-09-12

French online-only publishers join forces

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Is reading online a suitable substitute to reading a book?

A survey of British kids has found that they are more likely to read emails and websites than books or comics. Is reading online a suitable substitute to reading a book? | CBC – 2011-08-23

MotorBoating Magazine Shutters Print Editon, Goes Online-Only

Bonnier’s MotorBoating magazine, a part of the Marine Group Network that includes Yachting and SaltWater Sportsman, is folding its print issue. The July/August 2011 installment will be its last. | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-23

Publishing books online is fine - but can you find buyers?

One of my former Sunday Times colleagues, Walter Ellis, has just been through the painful process of publishing a novel online - and is now suffering from e-book invisibility.He explains his problem... | Guardian – 2011-08-03

Playing tag with news stories: Can attribution be built-in online?

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Putting source documents online? DocumentCloud can enhance reporting, engagement

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Can Harry Potter cast an online spell?

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AOL's HuffPost Enters Crowded Online Arena With HuffPost Celebrity Site

The Huffington Post Media Group, AOL's fast-moving content unit, is launching a celebrity site called HuffPost Celebrity today, as well as another called HuffPost Culture. HuffPost Celebrity, which... | AllThingsD – 2011-07-11

Amnesty International marks 50th with launch of online TV channel

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Utne Reader launches online magazine curated by social media

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Gollancz deal to put Encyclopedia of Science Fiction online

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Amazon to Acquire U.K. Online Book Seller and Publisher has acquired The Book Depository International, a seven-year old online bookseller based in the UK, which also republishes titles that are no longer in print or poorly available. | AllThingsD – 2011-07-05

Lecturers posting notes online "harming" bookshops

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 08:31 University lecturers posting course notes online are "harming" academic booksellers, and the posts can also deter students from... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-04

Pearson buys REDgroup online businesses

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 04/07/2011 - 08:33 Pearson Australia is taking over the online business of collapsed Australian bookseller REDgroup, which includes the Borders and... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-04

Mail Online nears 80 million monthly users

Death of Osama bin Laden helps drive traffic to UK newspaper websites, with topping 50 million usersOsama bin Laden's death helped supercharge traffic to UK newspaper websites in May,... | Guardian – 2011-06-23

Business publisher Emap considers titles move to monthly or online only

Business publisher Emap is considering a change to its magazines model, examining strategies to take their weekly titles monthly or even online-only, in an attempt to streamline the business. | Media Week – 2011-06-16

Seven Ways to Monetize Marketing Services Online

“Beyond the banner” is a term that publishers have kicked around for years in terms of digital marketing opportunities. As the number of different channels grows, so does the opportunity to really... | Folio Magazine – 2011-06-16

Online Ads: Where 1,240 Companies Fit In

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Bloomsbury and Faber create Drama Online

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 27/05/2011 - 09:29 Bloomsbury and Faber are to jointly develop a digital content platform providing online access to drama texts. Drama Online... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-27

Playboy puts entire 57 years of magazines online

Good news for those who thought their copies of Playboy were gone forever when their moms found them and threw them away. | – 2011-05-20

Real Estate Now Second-Biggest Online Advertiser

If you're a publisher or other media property enjoying an influx of online ad dollars from the real estate sector, enjoy it now; it may not last. Despite, or perhaps because of, a housing sector in... | AdWeek – 2011-05-20

Canadian Booksellers Association Choose Transcontinental Printing as their Digital Partner to Deliver eBooks to Online Bookstores

MONTREAL, May 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Transcontinental Printing announces that it has been selected as the official eBook solution provider for the Canadian Booksellers Association (CBA). The partnership... | CNW – 2011-05-16

Fayetteville Observer to Begin Paid Access for Online Content

"This is driven by the idea that our Web content is valuable and is worth paying for," managing editor Michael Adams said last week. | Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-16

Axel Springer First-Quarter Profit Advances on International, Online Sales

German publisher said it was confident for annual sales after reporting strong revenue growth thanks to its expansion abroad and into its digital business. | Editor & Publisher – 2011-05-11

A Pew Center study into online news reading: more traffic from Facebook but Google is still top referrer

The ways people navigate the digital news environment is the focus of a Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism's study, published today, May 9. While debating whether the print... | Editors Weblog – 2011-05-09

How to assess online credibility: looking for "digital authorities"

The huge potentiality offered to news media by social media and social networks have already been widely discussed. But does the overwhelming tide of information have any consequences on the... | Editors Weblog – 2011-05-05

Mail Online leads the increase of unique newspapers website visitors in the UK market

Good news from the UK newspaper websites market. ABC figures - reported by - show a general increase in traffic for the month of March. The Mail Online leads this positive trend,... | Editors Weblog – 2011-04-29

Mail Online returns to double-digit growth

DMGT network's daily average browsers rise 16.5% on February, as's traffic improves by more than 10%Mail Online, the most popular UK newspaper website network, returned to double-digit... | Guardian – 2011-04-28

What Mail Online Could Teach Its Rivals

Online newspapers that don't charge can be profitable, and their success need not be at the expense of print. | Editor & Publisher – 2011-04-25

Vatican newspaper goes online – but readers will soon have to pay

Italian edition of L'Osservatore Romano will be available free until September, when a 'very low' charge will come inThe Vatican's newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, has launched an online edition, but... | Guardian – 2011-04-20

Mail Online becomes world's second most-popular news website

Associated Newspapers' online network passes Huffington Post with 39.6m unique visitors in MarchMail Online, Associated Newspapers' online network, has overtaken the Huffington Post to become the... | Guardian – 2011-04-19

Accountancy Age to go online only

The magazine march from print to web-only publication continues. The latest title to make the step is Accountancy Age.From the week after next, the title - owned by Incisive Media - will become an... | Guardian – 2011-04-15

Canadians will not pay for online news

As the New York Times gives its paywall model a trial run in Canada, a study in that country suggests people will not pay to access news websites.An online survey by University of British Columbia... | Guardian – 2011-04-13

Former Radar Online Editor David Perel Named Star EIC

American Media Inc. has announced Candance Trunzo will leave Star Magazine after four years with the publication. She will be replaced by David Parel, who comes to Star from Radar Online. Radar... | Folio Magazine – 2011-04-13

Lumping print with online readership figures is tempting, but we need more facts

When the Times announces a rise in monthly digital subscribers, we have to wonder whether advertisers will really be impressedWhy do newspapers publish any circulation or readership figures? To... | Guardian – 2011-04-03

BBC launches online archive of the Listener magazine

All 3,197 issues of weekly title from 1929 to 1991 digitised, featuring writing from Virginia Woolf, Phillip Larkin and TS EliotGallery: images from the Listener archiveIt was one of the most... | Guardian – 2011-03-31

A Book for Sale on Tax Day, but Online Now

David Foster Wallace's posthumous book went on sale online long before it would hit shelves. | The New York Times – 2011-03-31

Mail Online retains clear lead despite month-on-month dip

Daily average users fell 1.4% month on month in February, but daily average and monthly traffic up almost 40% year on yearMail Online, the most popular UK newspaper website network, suffered a fall... | Guardian – 2011-03-24

Google Launches Online Magazine, Think Quarterly

Google has launched its own quarterly online magazine, Think Quarterly, out of its operations in the U.K. and Ireland, saying that "in a world of accelerating... | PC World – 2011-03-24

Brill's Journalism Online Sells to R.R. Donnelley & Sons

Chicago - Publishing firm R.R. Donnelley & Sons announced on Thursday that it has acquired Journalism Online, an online payment system for online publishers, from founders Steve Brill, Gordon Crovitz... | Digital Media Wire – 2011-03-24

US judge writes unhappy ending for Google's online library plans

Some authors had complained they had not given permission for books to be scanned and made available onlineGoogle's controversial plans to create the world's biggest online library have been shelved... | Guardian – 2011-03-23

Recommendation and review 'less important' for online shoppers

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 09:58 Price and range have been highlighted as the most important factors in buying habits of online book buyers, with recommendation... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-15

Amazon has '80% online share', claims new survey

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 09/03/2011 - 09:48 Ten times as many people shop at Amazon than online at Waterstone's, a survey has revealed, while more than half of respondents... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-09

BBS to begin online auction of non-book stock

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 05:36 The administrators of British Bookshops and Stationers will begin an online auction of non-book stock, including forklift trucks... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-03

NY Times chairman determined to charge for online access

Arthur Sulzberger undeterred by long delays to metered scheme and also plans to charge for iPad appArthur Sulzberger, the chairman and publisher of the New York Times, is bullish about plans to... | Guardian – 2011-03-02

Cutting Out Middleman to Sell Small Ads Online

Online publishers like CBS and Forbes are selling the tiny ads on their Web sites, rather than letting a third-party network promote teeth whitening and herbal remedies. | The New York Times – 2011-02-28

Will the Telegraph's online charging plan work?

The Telegraph's generous metered charging plan aims to retain casual browsers, reward the paper's print subscribers and create a club of loyal readers. But will it create revenues?Getting a fix on... | Guardian – 2011-02-22

Language teaching goes online with new site

A social networking site set up "to help every person on earth to achieve fluency in a new language" is targeting the UK and has enlisted publisher Collins to encourage more subscribers. | The Independent – 2011-02-21

Google introduces online payment system for publishers

Google is undercutting rival Apple with an online payment system that lets publishers keep more of the fees charged for reading their digital editions. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-02-17

Google introduces online payment system

(02-16) 13:22 PST BERLIN, CA (AP) -- Google Inc. is undercutting rival Apple Inc. with an online payment system that lets publishers keep more of the fees charged for reading their digital editions.... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2011-02-17

Penton Launches Online Auction Business

For many publishers, "e-commerce" means dabbling in sales of intellectual property, such as work plans (August Home Publishing, Hanley Wood). | Folio Magazine – 2011-02-03

Linkiesta: a new protagonist in Italy's growing online-only news world

Just a few months after the launch of Lettera43, the Italian online-only news panorama welcomes a new arrival., the new Italian digital newspaper, went online today in beta. In spring... | Editors Weblog – 2011-01-31

Mail Online tops 3m daily users

Daily Mail network of websites scores another month of record traffic, reportedly driven by US growthMail Online was the only UK national newspaper website to defy a dip in online audience in... | Guardian – 2011-01-27

Pearson moves into online tutoring

Sanchia Berg reports on the publishing company Pearson who have bought a majority stake in an Indian online tutoring company Tutorvista | BBC News – 2011-01-21

New York Times Online Said to Be Less Than $20/Month

New York Times Co. will charge readers less than $20 a month for full access to its namesake newspaper on the Web when the company introduces its paid service, a person familiar with the matter said. | BusinessWeek – 2011-01-21

New York Times to charge less than $20 a month online

Readers will be asked to pay for website once they have accessed an as yet unspecified number of articles, say reportsThe New York Times will charge readers less than $20 (£12.50) a month for full... | Guardian – 2011-01-21

Preliminary data from Journalism Online shows no major drop in traffic or ad revenue with metered paid model

A few answers have started to emerge about the effect of paid online content, said The New York Times yesterday. The paper looked at what it describes as "Steven Brill's Journalism Online... | Editors Weblog – 2011-01-18

Demand Media: Online content startup to sell IPO shares for $14 to $16

NEW YORK -- Online content publisher Demand Media said Wednesday that it expects to sell 7.5 million shares for $14 to $16 each in an initial public offering. | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-01-12

Barnes & Noble: e-books take lead in online sales

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Barnes & Noble Inc said that sales of digital books made through its website now exceed those of traditional books that it sells online. | Reuters – 2010-12-30

Readers try to predict how much the New York Times will charge for an online subscription.

Sometime next month, the New York Times will try again to do online what it does offline: Make readers pay. Media pundits are already speculating about whether this experiment will work—the... | Slate – 2010-12-15

Online retailers halt Scottish deliveries

Tesco and Sainsbury's have suspended... | The Bookseller – 2010-12-14

Google launches online bookstore in U.S.

Google is making the leap from digital librarian to merchant in a challenge to and its Kindle electronic reader, with the launch of its long-awaited bookstore. | CBC – 2010-12-07

Nearly One in Four Magazine Subscriptions Sold Online

The Internet is proving to be a significant source of subscription revenue and audience growth for magazine publishers. According to the results of a new survey conducted by the Magazine Publishers... | Folio Mag – 2010-07-29

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