BBC News – 2012-06-14
Novelist Martin Amis speaks to Jeremy Paxman about his new novel Lionel Asbo, and his inspiration for a book which includes the subtitle, State of England.
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AllThingsD – 2012-02-01
The magazine's editor says that tablets are great, and that even phones offer new opportunities for long-form content.
BBC News – 2012-02-01
Comic book fans gather in the French city of Angouleme to celebrate the 39th international festival of comic books.
BBC News – 2012-01-31
Amazon has been pushing into new markets with products like the Kindle e-book, but investors are worried that the expansion is coming at the expense of profits.
BBC News – 2011-11-25
American author Jack Kerouac's first ever novel, which was thought to be lost, has been published 40 years after his death.
BBC News – 2011-11-04
A new website aimed at helping authors to publish their work has been praised by author and Monty Python star, Terry Jones.
Guardian – 2011-11-02
The Paris offices of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo have been destroyed by fire
Media Week – 2011-09-16
Glam Media, the women's publishing network behind Glam.co.uk, has teamed up with Rimmel London for an exclusive video partnership deal across its style sites for London Fashion Week.
BBC News – 2011-09-02
The Booksellers Association has formally opposed Amazon's attempts to merge with The Book Depository.
AllThingsD – 2011-08-13
A clip from 17 years ago, where a newspaper publisher predicts the rise of Apple's tablet, and the future of newspaper industry. Guess which forecast panned out?
AllThingsD – 2011-07-28
"I'm Feeling Lucky: The Confessions of Google Employee Number 59" is a pretty fair rendition of what it's like to be strapped to a rocket ship of a start-up.
Folio Magazine – 2011-05-25
Brightcove, an online video platform, and 5min Media, a Web video syndication platform and division of the newly-formed AOL Advertising.com Group, have expanded their partnership.
AllThingsD – 2011-04-07
Pressplane has launched its latest creation called Zapd, an iPhone application that allows you to build a Web site from the phone in 60 seconds. Here's the story of two very enthusiastic...
Guardian – 2011-01-31
The Guardian's Alan Rusbridger, David Leigh and Luke Harding on the book that charts Julian Assange and WikiLeaks' transformation from rebel hackers to global celebrities Alan RusbridgerDavid...
Yahoo – 2010-07-19
# apple The iBooks app 's been updated to not only include support for audio and video content, but to also offer "substantial performance improvements when reading PDFs." The free update appears to...
Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-24
The Boston Globe on Wednesday launched a new video series on Boston.com to air during peak traffic hours on weekdays. Globe Today is a minute-and-a-half take on the day's top stories and weather...
paidContent.org via Yahoo! Finance – 2010-03-17
What direction is the book industry heading? Penguin Group subsidiary Dorling Kindersley Books prepared this video on the "end of publishing" for a sales conference and it was reportedly such a hit...
1up.com – 2010-03-01
Novels based on video games are nothing new, but Random House wants to do more than novelize existing games -- they want to have an active hand in creating them. Hence the creation of a new group...
Folio Mag – 2009-03-12
As the drumbeat for magazine publishers to start charging for online content grows louder, Condé Nast announced today a new content distribution relationship with Hulu.com, the online video hub...
Media Week – 2009-02-26
LONDON - Johnston Press is incorporating ad-supported video content across its 323 regional websites, as part of its wider strategy to expand its online video presence.
Folio Mag – 2009-02-17
Magnify.net is expected to announce tomorrow a partnership with New York magazine's nymag.com to build and deploy a Web 2.0 video service. Magnify will build a custom video player and provide...
Publishers Wekly – 2009-02-03
HarperCollins today released a video edition of What Would Google Do?, a business book by Jeff Jarvis. The video 23-minute video conveys the major themes of the book and is available on Amazon.com...
International Herald Tribune – 2009-01-26
As users spend more time watching videos on the Internet, the clips are fast becoming an ancillary revenue stream for media companies.
Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-22
Brian Scanlon, AP's director of election services, said there was "unprecedented demand" for Inauguration Day services.
Guardian Unlimited – 2008-11-20
Controversial plans by BBC management to launch a £68m network of local news websites with video content are expected to be rejected in their current form by the BBC Trust, based on evidence...
ABC News – 2008-11-18
National Geographic launches division to publish video games
International Herald Tribune – 2008-11-14
Local television station groups owned by Fox and NBC have formed a news service to share video taken at news events like crime scenes and press conferences.
San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-11-12
Trying to turn its popularity into financial success, YouTube has started allowing advertisers to promote their videos next to the site's search results. The service, introduced Wednesday, is the...
Guardian – 2008-10-10
Mary Richert: Authors and publishers are using video games to hook young readers. It's a smart move, but the proof is in the programming
New York Times – 2008-10-07
Publishers, authors and even libraries are embracing video games to promote books to young readers.
Reuters – 2008-09-12
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A group of media industry companies said it is planning to build a digital world where video devices and content websites play together in perfect harmony, and consumers can...
USA Today – 2008-08-22
A handful of superhero-size video games based on familiar comic book characters are in the works for this year and next. Here's a look at four to watch for.
Guardian – 2008-08-13
The body that represents the regional newspaper industry has attacked the BBC's local online video plan as 'very damaging'. By Oliver Luft
The Mac Observer – 2008-07-08
Today TMO readers are debating whether or not broadcast TV and cable are on the way out and if the Internet, Apple and Google are the winners in the video entertainment war
BBC World – 2012-02-23
Zahra's Paradise is a novel published on the Internet which combines art with political activism.
BBC News – 2012-02-23
The BBC's Nick Higham talks to Clare Morrall about her book The Roundabout Man, in which the central character lives on a roundabout in a caravan.
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...
Engadget – 2012-03-08
PBS's Off Book has a new short doc available online called Animated GIFs: The Birth of a Medium which, as you may have guessed, traces the history and evolution of the animated GIF over the course of...
Engadget – 2012-03-14
Looks like Vietnam ain't the only place that got an early taste of the new iPad, which is due out this Friday around the world (unless you're super tight with your delivery man, of course). Hong Kong...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-04-04
A new video offers Harry Potter fans a glimpse of the books and activities – the chance to be "Sorted" into a house or to duel with other users – that will be enjoyed on official Harry Potter...
San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-05-01
(05-01) 11:15 PDT LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A radical Islamist sect published a video Tuesday showing a smiling suicide bomber drive into the offices of a major Nigerian newspaper and blow himself up,...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-05-23
A study conducted by a Brigham Young professor found that obscenity is rife in some teen novels and that characters who swear tend to be portrayed as more attractive and popular.
The Atlantic Wire – 2012-06-04
Sometimes "enhanced interrogation" doesn't feel like torture until you see it happening to someone you can relate to. For Attorney General Eric Holder, that meant watching Vanity...
Poynter. – 2012-06-05
GOOD In what must surely be one of the stranger postscripts to a mass layoff ever, someone at GOOD magazine put up a blog post today thanking the magazine’s readers for giving it 200,000...
Engadget – 2012-06-06
Heavy hitters across several industries have tried to find the perfect balance between the old and the new to breathe some life into what's been described as a dying medium. Layar "wants to make the...
Guardian – 2012-06-15
In the first of two video interviews, the editor of the newly merged environmental title talks about bartering with EF Schumacher, James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis, and being an early pioneer of...
Engadget – 2012-06-27
Some of the mystery has been taken out of it, but Google has officially taken the wraps off of the Nexus 7, its first reference-grade tablet. The 7-inch slate is the first and currently only device...
BBC World – 2012-07-06
David Begg, CEO of digital publisher Mindshapes, explains how his team turn traditional children's books into digital, interactive ones.
Engadget – 2012-07-23
In light of recent scandals, it's hard not to see this as a bit of image rehabilitation, but we'll do our best to take it at face value. News Corp is bringing its 18-month-old educational division to...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-08-24
Navy SEAL Osama book: Will the US military and CIA allow the book by a Navy SEAL who was on the Osama bin Laden raid, be published?
GigaOM – 2012-08-29
The app start-up has made waves by aggregating text web articles as though they were magazine pages. Now it wants to do the same for video.
Poynter. – 2012-09-12
Staffers and volunteers at Chicago’s Open Books offer a choreographed defense of words on paper with their version of “Call Me Maybe.” Some sample lyrics, sung by bookstore manager...
Guardian – 2012-09-14
Royal couple continue tour of Malaysia after photographs of the duchess topless were published in a French magazine
Poynter. – 2012-09-19
Controversial video of GOP nominee Mitt Romney talking to donors made its way to “Mother Jones” magazine Monday via Jimmy Carter’s grandson. Here’s the impact, by the...
AllThingsD – 2012-09-25
Barnes & Noble Nook is ramping up its digital media offerings with a new video-download and rental service.
AdWeek – 2012-09-26
The social video firm Sharethrough wants to help brands run video ads that don't look like video ads. The company, which claims to be able to help advertisers get their ads viewed all over the...
PC World – 2012-09-29
Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite technology is in high demand, and the online retailer wants consumers to know how it works. The company has released a new video explainer. Kindle Paperwhite, which...
Engadget – 2012-10-02
Another prototype from DoCoMo aimed at Nihon's commuters, the i beam concept tablet forgoes any touch at all, allowing the user (once they're at the specified 'sweet spot') to navigate around apps...
GigaOM – 2012-10-10
Sydney Morning Herald publisher Fairfax was spooked by the escalating cost of licensing video for its new TV site. So now it's adding cheaper content by legalising BitTorrent videos on producers'...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-10-17
Hilary Mantel is the first woman and only Briton to win the Booker Prize twice.
Editor & Publisher – 2012-11-13
As more readers turn to social media and mobile for their news, video is emerging as the latest tool for print journalists. The Wall Street Journal recently launched WSJ WorldStream...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-12-05
'The Twelve Tribes of Hattie,' a first novel for author Ayana Mathis, has become the latest book chosen for Oprah Winfrey's Book Club 2.0.
AdWeek – 2013-01-24
The Verge has started offering advertisers like Ford pre-roll video ads. But in this case, Ford doesn't need its agency, as The Verge produced these Web video spots, using its own technology and...
Reuters – 2013-01-29
LONDON (Reuters) - A British magazine distributed by a joint venture of Conde Nast and Hearst Corporation and aimed at primary school children has been featuring images of adult-rated video games.
Los Angeles Times – 2013-02-07
The very funny Dave Barry joined us for a video chat from his home in Florida. During our conversation, he turned his laptop so that we could see his pool and his writing desk, where he once found a...
The Bookseller – 2013-02-14
Random House UK has released a video on YouTube showing some of its biggest authors, including E...
CNW – 2013-02-27
New Secure Streaming Video Format Plays on Computers, Smart Phones, Tablets, Internet TV's and E-book Readers Without Player Plug-ins, Transcoding or Content Delivery Networks VANCOUVER, Feb....
Los Angeles Times – 2013-03-12
Publisher Conde Nast is creating video networks based on its Glamour and GQ magazines.
BBC World – 2013-03-16
A publisher in Germany is to remove the offensive 'n-word' from one of its children's books, following a complaint from a parent.
Editor & Publisher – 2013-03-18
DENVER – March 18, 2013 – SpotXchange, the largest global marketplace of digital video advertising inventory, today announced a new suite of tools to...
Media Week – 2013-03-25
News International and other publishers using paywalls should replace them with web pages offering a choice of video ads, according to Pierre Chappaz, the co-founder and chief executive of European...
BBC – 2013-04-19
Will ebooks gobble up children's publishing?
Editor & Publisher – 2013-04-24
With a global television network operation in place, Bloomberg News is using video clips from its shows as well as Web-only videos to produce some 200 clips per day, signaling a new...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-04-26
Joss Whedon's take on Shakespeare's classic keeps the original language but updates the plot to a modern setting.
AllThingsD – 2013-06-24
Magnify, a video distribution and curation startup, has raised $1 million from a group of investors that includes TED conference producer Chris Anderson and Chris Kelly, Facebook's former chief...
BBC News – 2013-06-25
Chancellor George Osborne is set to announce a further £11.5bn of spending cuts for 2015-16 in his Spending Review on Wednesday.
Folio Magazine – 2013-06-21
Folio Magazine – 2013-06-18
Turn your b-to-b video content into a high-powered marketing channel.
Folio Magazine – 2013-06-12
Reader's Digest Association has long maintained a strong display ad presence, but the group is now turning its focus to video sales.
Folio Magazine – 2013-06-11
The Hearst Magazines Digital Media division oversees more than 28 websites and 14 mobile sites, and is formulating strategies to increase advertiser ROI in the digital space while also enhancing the...
Folio Magazine – 2013-06-05
Folio Magazine – 2013-06-05
Hobby titles are proving to be fertile ground for video. Kalmbach Publishing's Model Railroader is the latest to expand its offerings, launching a paid video subscription site to its compliment the...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-06-26
'Wolf of Wall Street' is based on a memoir by Jordan Belfort.
BBC World – 2013-06-26
Pop star Kylie Minogue is celebrating 25 years in the business with a new book looking back at the stage costumes and wardrobe choices that have featured in her public life.
AdWeek – 2013-06-26
Apparently the reports on the cable industry and video marketplace the Federal Communications Commission is required periodically to conduct are a giant time suck and resource hog. That was the...
Wired – 2013-06-26
Matthias D?rfelt had a bright idea: he'd let a computer do the drawing. But D?rfelt's flip books aren't just rendered by computers. They're authored by them, too.
AllThingsD – 2013-06-27
Last year, AOL generated $100 million from video. It wants more.
BBC World – 2013-06-28
Rupert Murdoch's media empire News Corp is in the process of being split into separate publishing and entertainment companies.
BBC News – 2013-06-28
A "normal" mortgage today would be around 7% - and people know the current mortgage and interest rates are not normal - said the editor in chief of the personal finance magazine Money Week.
GigaOM – 2013-06-29
A service that instantly stitches together online text with images, graphics and voiceover could be a gamechanger that brings rich media cheaply to small outlets. And another threat to broadcast TV's...
BBC World – 2013-06-30
Busker-turned-author James Bowen explains how his cat Bob became the most popular author his publisher has ever known.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-07-02
Paula Deen was supposed to release "Paula Deen's New Testament: 250 Favorite Recipes, All Lightened Up" in October. But Ballantine Books canceled the release, even though it was already No....
Engadget – 2013-07-03
"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." ― Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland I've been to see ALICE -- though there was no looking glass to jump...
AdWeek – 2013-07-03
When Polygon—Vox Media's video game-focused property—was being conceived, its founders wanted the site to be more than just a destination for the latest surface-level gaming news. ...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-07-04
Director Peter Jackson continues his tradition of filming behind-the-scenes video blogs about what's happening in production of 'The Hobbit'.
BBC – 2013-07-08
A new National Curriculum for schools in England will mean five-year-olds will learn fractions and computer programming.
AdWeek – 2013-07-10
Instagram today made its three-weeks-old videos feature embeddable, giving publishers and marketers another option to Twitter Vine, YouTube and Vimeo when it comes to making content more multimedia....
Los Angeles Times – 2013-07-10
Vanity Fair magazine has earned a reputation for serving up juicy Hollywood scandals, colorful celebrity profiles and tasty slices of popular culture.
BBC World – 2013-07-11
Robson Green talks to BBC Breakfast about his fishing adventures and new book .
BBC World – 2013-07-11
Jo Marchant talks to the BBC's Nick Higham about her new book The Shadow King which tells the story of Tutankhamun's mummy
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