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French law on out of print works 'world first'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-03

France is claiming a world first with its imminent adoption of a new law that lays down the rules...

Mail Online is the world's biggest newspaper site, according to comScore

Editors Weblog – 2012-01-27

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...

The Biggest Newspaper In The World Is … The Daily Mail!?

Editor & Publisher – 2012-01-25

The Daily Mail, an omniverous middle-market British tabloid, has quietly unseated the New York Times to become the newspaper with the biggest online reach in the world, according to figures from the...

'Agile' publishing at Digital Book World

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Publishers may be falling out of love with apps, but they need to fall in love with their...

Germany joins World Book Night

The Bookseller – 2012-01-17

World Book Night is continuing its international spread, with Germany now set to join the UK...

F+W Buys World Tea Media

Folio Magazine – 2012-01-10

F+W Media, a Blue Ash, Ohio-based media company serving enthusiasts in about 20 verticals including antiques and collectibles, crafts, writing and horticulture, has acquired World Tea Media,...

It’s becoming a mobile-first world

GigaOM – 2012-01-07

Increasingly, websites and services are getting a bigger chunk of their traffic through mobile with some pushing past the 50 percent mark. That's setting up a world in which developers and publishers...

BBC World Service to run ads on some websites and radio stations

Guardian – 2012-01-05

BBC Trust approves plan after government asked World Service to generate £3m from commercial activities by 2013/2014The BBC Trust has approved plans to run advertising on a number of BBC World...

News of the World editor felt 'very bad' for printing Kate McCann's diaries

Guardian – 2011-12-15

Colin Myler says he had been assured by his news editor the McCanns were aware of the impending publicationThe last editor of the News of the World has said he felt "very bad" for publishing Kate...

US World Book Night titles revealed

The Bookseller – 2011-12-15

World Book Night in the US has appointed Pulitzer Prize-wining journalist Anna Quindlen as its...

World Book Night 2012 to target prisons and hospitals

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

Half of the one million books to be given away on the next World Book Night on April 23rd 2012...

A New World in Publishing

The Wall Street Journal – 2011-11-25

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, having learned that a popular iPad application based on a book could drive sales of both, will now see whether the reverse works: a book based on an iPad app.

Don't shoot the messenger – journalists' safety under threat across the world

Guardian – 2011-11-23

Today is "the international day to end impunity". It is aimed at highlighting the failure by so many countries to investigate the murders of journalists. To mark the event, I am hosting this article,...

World Book Day plans reinvigoration for 2012 event

The Bookseller – 2011-11-04

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 15:27 World Book Day is set for a 2012 revamp, with new management, branding and digital promotional ideas hoping to achieve more than...

World Book Day to revamp for 2012

The Bookseller – 2011-11-04

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 07/11/2011 - 09:15 World Book Day is set for a 2012 revamp, with new management, branding and digital promotional ideas hoping to achieve more than...

New Culture Trip site offers world of literature

The Bookseller – 2011-10-25

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 25/10/2011 - 15:30 A new internet bookselling site has launched specialising in travel literature. The Culture Trip is selling four million books...

WTWH Media Launches Solar Power World Magazine

Folio Magazine – 2011-10-20

Business-to-business media company WTWH Media, LLC isn’t afraid of the uncertainty surrounding the magazine market place—the company is launching a new title this month called Solar Power World...

All the World’s a Kindle

Knowledge@Wharton – 2011-10-18

Does Amazon's recent introduction of its Kindle Fire tablet, and CEO Jeff Bezos's description of it as "an end-to-end service," suggest that publishers no longer will have a role in the time-honored...

Talking books for blind celebrated as portal to the world

SacBee – 2011-10-15

An estimated 50,000 Californians rely on the federal talking book program, which was established by the Library of Congress in 1931. A ceremony at the California State Library this weekend will...

Bonnier Acquires Hearst’s Cycle World

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-30

In a continuum of an acquisition series that has become Bonnier’s growth strategy, the publisher acquires Hearst’s Cycle World. Terms of the deal remain undisclosed.

America's decline, China's rise: A fascinating new book argues that the United States has already been eclipsed as the world's dominant economic power.

Slate – 2011-09-20

A fascinating new book argues that the United States has already been eclipsed as the world's dominant economic power.[more ...]

Virgin buys rights to Material World

The Bookseller – 2011-09-15

Written By: Katie Allen Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 15:15 Virgin Books has acquired a title by craft journalist Perri Lewis, which will enlist the world’s top makers to explore different...

Grant appointed World Book Day director

The Bookseller – 2011-08-19

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 12:03 World Book Day has appointed Kirsten Grant as director, with Cathy Schofield stepping down from her position as co-ordinator...

James Patterson declared world's best-paid author by Forbes magazine

Guardian – 2011-08-19

Patterson earned $84m in the year to April 2011, Danielle Steel $35m, Stephen King $28m and Janet Evanovich $22m The world's highest-paid author padded to the windows of his magnificent, yellow,...

BlogHer Looks At A 'Post-Oprah, Post-Martha' World

AdWeek – 2011-08-06

BlogHer co-founder and CEO Lisa Stone sounded triumphant today in San Diego, where her women-focused blog and advertising network was hosting its seventh annual BlogHer conference. More than 3,500...

World Book Night confirms US launch

The Bookseller – 2011-07-28

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/07/2011 - 15:19 World Book Night will launch in the US in 2012, with the States confirmed as the event's first international partner....

Harper Lee tops World Book Night pick

The Bookseller – 2011-07-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is the most popular title among the public to be given away as part of World Book Night...

Harper Lee tops World Book Night picks

The Bookseller – 2011-07-27

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 27/07/2011 - 15:15 Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird has been voted the most popular title to be given away as part of World Book Night 2012....

A World Without Borders

Publishers Weekly – 2011-07-22

It might seem only reasonable for independents to gloat, at least a little, now that one of their biggest competitors, Borders Book Group, which had 1,249 stores in 2003, has begun closing its...

News of the World rivals miss open goal

Guardian – 2011-07-17

Tabloid's closure meant there were 2.7 million extra buyers out there but some of the Sunday papers didn't seem to be tryingSo the News of the World is dead. Long live the Sunday, er, sorry … Which...

Vintage bring Hill into digital world

The Bookseller – 2011-07-15

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 15/07/2011 - 14:31 Vintage has made 12 titles by The Woman in Black author Susan Hill available to buy as e-books for the first time across the UK...

News of the World closure piles pressure on commercial sector

Guardian – 2011-07-11

Media buyers warn of damage to fragile marketRupert Murdoch's snap decision to close the News of The World has at a stroke removed more than a quarter of the total sales of Sunday newspapers, piling...

News of the World Publishes Final Issue After Phone-Hacking

BusinessWeek – 2011-07-10

The News of the World, the U.K. tabloid that has run stories about celebrities, sex scandals and murders since the Victorian era, published its final edition today after News Corp. folded it amid...

British Newspaper News of the World Folds

Folio Magazine – 2011-07-07

After the latest controversy broke in a string of revelations concerning phone hacking conducted by editorial staff, British newspaper News of the World is folding. News International’s chairman...

Price to attempt book signing world record

The Bookseller – 2011-06-15

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 14:03 Random House author Katie Price is to attempt to break the Guinness World Records title for the largest book signing by a...

Edinburgh indie proposes World Book Night alternative

The Bookseller – 2011-05-31

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 31/05/2011 - 16:21 An Edinburgh independent has proposed an alternative to World Book Night next year, where readers buy tickets to attend book swap...

The Secret World of Apps

AdWeek – 2011-05-23

Last week, Apple went to Washington, D.C., to answer questions from U.S. lawmakers about consumer privacy in the mobile marketplace. The visit was triggered by the discovery that Apple’s iPads and...

Conde Nast Close to Deal to Move to 1 World Trade Center

BusinessWeek – 2011-05-18

Conde Nast Publications Inc., publisher of magazines including the New Yorker and Vanity Fair, said it is near an agreement to move its headquarters to downtown Manhattan’s 1 World Trade Center.

Conde Nast’s New Address Will Be 1 World Trade Center

Folio Magazine – 2011-05-18

A decade after New York City sustained one of the largest terrorist attacks in recent American history on September 11, 2001, Conde Nast has decided to move its head quarters, 18 magazine titles and...

World Book Day titles to revert to single books

The Bookseller – 2011-05-17

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 09:05 Jacqueline Wilson and Roald Dahl are among the high-profile authors selected for the 2012 £1 World Book Day books, which will...

America 'exploring' World Book Night launch

The Bookseller – 2011-05-11

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 11/05/2011 - 15:41 America wants to hold its own World Book Night following in the footsteps of the UK. The American Booksellers Association said it...

Twitter brings world closer for Japan quake charity e-book

Reuters – 2011-05-10

TOKYO (Reuters) - An avid Twitter user's desire to help Japan recover from the devastating March earthquake and tsunami has resulted in a charity e-book based on material gathered from around the...

Why integration can be a barrier to innovation in the digital world

Guardian – 2011-05-10

Although some integrated news rooms and sales forces are effective, progress is often quicker where digital is kept apart"Here's the problem," says Randall Rothenberg, head of the US Interactive...

World Press Freedom Day today

Editors Weblog – 2011-05-03

3 May is World Press Freedom Day, established as such by the UN General Assembly in 1993. The day is celebrated worldwide by different international organizations such the United Nations Educational,...

Last Typewriter Factory in the World Shuts Its Doors

Editor & Publisher – 2011-04-26

India-based company has just a few hundred machines left in stock.

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

Guardian – 2011-04-19

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...

Genre authors attack "sneering" World Book Night coverage

The Bookseller – 2011-04-18

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 18/04/2011 - 09:19 Authors including Iain M Banks and Michael Moorcock have written to the BBC's director general Mark Thompson, attacking the...

Independent Foreign Fiction Prize: This year's shortlist spans a world of great writing

The Independent – 2011-04-15

It took some hard pounding and tough talking, but we got there in the end. The six novels featured on this page make up the shortlist for the 2011 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize. They will compete...

Random House Backs Free, Open Textbook Publisher Flat World

Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-08

Irvington, N.Y. - Flat World Knowledge, a publisher of free and open online college textbooks, has raised an additional sum of funding from publisher Random House to close its second round of...

Will the Web have a place in a world full of apps?

Slate – 2011-03-25

Last summer, in a much-read cover story, Wired proclaimed that the Web is dead. Chris Anderson, the magazine's editor, argued that loading pages in a browser is passé. The future, Anderson wrote, is...

Literary world waits for announcement of Asia's glittering prize

The Independent – 2011-03-16

In four short years the Man Asian Literary Prize has established itself as the most important award handed out annually to writers in the region - and the region's equivalent of the Man Booker Prize...

World Book Day books top charts but sales are down on last year

The Bookseller – 2011-03-15

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:56 Sales of the six £1 World Book Day books fell 36% week-on-week, to 159,000 copies sold—a figure down 9% on the comparative week...

Sales of World Book Night titles 'double'

The Bookseller – 2011-03-11

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 16:27 Sales of the selected 25 World Book Night titles soared by over 100% at W H Smith, amid a wider trade sales...

BBC axes World Agenda magazine

Guardian – 2011-03-08

Monthly title and its website to be closed from this week as part of cost-cutting at BBC World ServiceThe BBC World Service is closing its current affairs magazine World Agenda as part of cuts to its...

£1 World Book Day books storm to the top of the charts

The Bookseller – 2011-03-08

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 08/03/2011 - 16:01 The latest crop of £1 World Book Day books, led by Cope & Davies' Spy Dog/The Great Pet Shop Panic (Puffin/S&S) take positions...

BBC World Service considers U-turn over Hindi cuts

Guardian – 2011-03-07

Corporation seeks commercial funding as veteran journalist Sir Mark Tully leads campaign to keep broadcasts on short waveThe BBC World Service could reverse its decision to axe short-wave broadcasts...

World Book Night books defy the critics as sales grow

The Bookseller – 2011-03-04

Written By: Philip Stone and Felicity Wood Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:43 The majority of the books to be handed out tomorrow (5th March) as part of World Book Night have already...

Book World: 'Mr. Chartwell' reviewed by Ron Charles

The Washington Post – 2011-03-02

" Mr. Chartwell " arrives with the mark of the beast. Yes, it's another animal novel. Worse, another talking-animal novel. Worse still, another novel with animals talking about depression. But wait -...

Graphic novelists shake up world of Indian comics

Reuters – 2011-03-02

NEW DELHI, Mar 2 (Reuters Life!) - Characters from centuries-old myths and folktales have adorned the covers of children's comic books in India for decades, but a new wave of graphic novelists has...

A World with Fewer Borders

Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-28

As the bookstore chains grew in the 1980s and ‘90s, the number of independent booksellers fell dramatically, but those that survived expect little pop from the impending closing of 200 Borders...

The truth about Twitter, Facebook and the uprisings in the Arab world

Guardian – 2011-02-25

Recent events in Libya, Tunisia and Egypt have been called 'Twitter revolutions' – but can social networking overthrow a government? Our correspondent reports from the Middle East on how activists...

Retailers finalise World Book Night plans

The Bookseller – 2011-02-24

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 24/02/2011 - 09:42 Final preparations are underway for a medley of events planned to celebrate World Book Night, with independent and national...

Gardeners' World magazine celebrates 20th birthday

Media Week – 2011-02-22

Gardeners' World magazine is commemorating its 20th anniversary with a redesign for its March issue, which includes a 26-page special supplement sponsored by Nissan.

Trade gears up for World Book Day

The Bookseller – 2011-02-22

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World’s Largest English Daily Publisher Said to Weigh India IPO

Business Week – 2011-02-16

Billionaire Indu Jain’s Bennett, Coleman & Co. plans to give stock options to employees in preparation for a potential initial public offering in India in the next two years, said three people with...

A World of Recipes: The International Cookbook Market

Publishers Weekly – 2011-02-14

As the Paris Cookbook Fair gets underway next month, cookbook publishers are getting ready to do some shopping--and not just the sort that involves stocking up on Dijon mustard and bonbons from...

Truth about the 'brave new world' facing local and regional newspapers

Guardian – 2011-02-10

There is a single message from publishers in the beleaguered local and regional newspaper industry. Take off the competition shackles and let us consolidate. The latest to advance the cause is Peter...

The new world of apps and HTML5

Editors Weblog – 2011-02-04

Many believe that apps are the future for news distribution and that the iPhone (and smartphones in general) and the iPad (as well as other tablets) have started a revolution. The launch of the...

Research shows male writers still dominate books world

Guardian – 2011-02-04

Statistics from US campaigners Vida confirm dramatic gender imbalance in literary critics and the authors reviewedThe gender imbalance at the heart of the British and American literary establishment...

News of the World to launch men's magazine

Guardian – 2011-02-03

Supplement targeting upmarket readers to be published monthly from March, following success of women's mag FabulousThe News of the World is to launch a men's magazine in March to join successful...

It's a Digital Book World

Publishers Weekly – 2011-01-31

There was no shortage of debates and discussions at last week's second annual Digital Book World, where about 1,300 members of the trade publishing industry turned out in New York to explore ways to...

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

Editors Weblog – 2011-01-31

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...

Listeners on three continents lament BBC World Service cutbacks

Guardian – 2011-01-28

End of five foreign language services and shortwave will cut off more than 30 million listeners, a sixth of its global audienceWhile the BBC and the government traded blows over who was to blame for...

News of the World launches iPad app

Media Week – 2010-12-20

News International has launched an iPad app, which allows users to download The News of the World, and content from its glossy magazine Fabulous and sports pull-out Score.

Digital Book World Announces Publishing Innovation Awards

Publishers Weekly – 2010-12-14

Digital Book World has announced a new awards program focused on e-books and book apps. The Publishing Innovation Awards will recognize the best e-books and book apps for their origination,...

Price of world's most expensive book soars

BBC World – 2010-12-07

The world's most expensive book, a copy of John James Audubon's Birds of America, has sold at auction for just over £7.3m.

‘Because the World is Changing Very Fast’

Folio Mag – 2010-07-15

Cygnus Business Media is moving in a direction it says no other media company is: It is rolling the majority of its brands into four affinity groups that will be headed by four executive vice...

Flat World Knowledge Reaches Outto College Bookstores

Publishers Wekly – 2010-04-01

Flat World Knowledge, an open source textbook publisher offering free online texts and for-pay...

Quad Clears Antitrust Hurdle in World Color Acquisition Process

Folio Mag – 2010-03-30

Sussex, Wisconsin-based Quad/Graphics has cleared another hurdle in its quest to acquire fellow magazine printer World Color. The companies have cleared antitrust regulatory requirements in both the...

The Stupid Reason the World's Biggest Book Publisher Is Avoiding the iPad Like the Plague [Ipad]

Gizmodo – 2010-03-24

# ipad You'll notice a major book publisher is missing from this slide : Random House , the biggest one in the world, actually. More »

Barnsley hails World Book Day 'boost'

The Book Seller – 2010-03-10

World Book Day has "given a great boost to...

Self publishing helps local writer share her world

The Victoria Advocate – 2010-02-18

Toya Stone has always dreamed of publishing a book. Thanks to modern technology, her dream has come true.

A Chronicler of the World Now Looks Inward

New York Times – 2010-02-10

The historian Tony Judt, who has written nine books and scores of essays, has lost the ability to move nearly every muscle in his body.

Magazine Production’s New World Order

Folio Mag – 2010-02-01

The magazine production department used to be about tracking insertion orders and hard-copy ad materials and shipping by hand all of the magazine pages to the printer. These days, with so many...

Digital Book World: Baker & Taylor Shows Off Kurzweil’s Blio e-Reader

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-28

Baker & Taylor senior v-p Linda Gagnon showed off Blio, e-reading software developed by visionary technologist Ray Kurzweil’s KNFB Reading Technology, at a session during the final day of Digital...

Digital Book World: Little Consensus on e-Book Pricing, Timing

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-28

There was little consensus at two Digital Book World panels yesterday discussing e-book pricing and when e-books should be released. Kobo's Michael Tamblyn showed a chart that indicated $8.76 was...

Digital Book World: Debating E-Rights Issues

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

In a dynamic panel at Digital Book World about rights in the electronic age, a number of hot-button, complex issues were broached on Tuesday afternoon.

Digital Book World: Piracy, Avid Readers and New Business Models

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-27

Macmillan president Brian Napack’s call for publishers to fight digital book piracy with a coordinated program of lawsuits, takedown pressure and anti-piracy legislation seemed to energize the...

Quad/Graphics to Acquire World Color Press

Publishers Wekly – 2010-01-26

Quad/Graphics, a privately-held printer headquartered in Wisconsin, has agreed to acquired World Color Press in a deal that will result in a printer with annual revenue of over $5 billion.

Web site takes a for-profit approach to world news

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-26

The founders of have created a hybrid business model of free content and paid subscriptions, combined with ads, to try to cover the globe.

Whitehall defends private £20,000 'fantasy world'

BBC – 2009-03-19

The government hits back at claims it is wasting taxpayers money on virtual reality website Second Life.

Haymarket to close Printing World title

Media Week – 2009-03-18

LONDON - Haymarket Business Media is to close its monthly magazine Printing World, blaming "tough economic conditions".

'There' and 'here' blend in journalists' world

International Herald Tribune – 2009-03-13

Foreign correspondents no longer cover one place for the exclusive benefit of readers in another place.

News of the World secures Fabulous sponsorship deal with IDS

Media Week – 2009-03-13

LONDON - The News of the World has signed a high five-figure sponsorship deal with IDS, the sales house for Virgin Media TV, to promote its Fabulous magazine on Living.

World's Oldest Publisher Launches Internet-Based Publishing for the Legal Community

ITNews – 2009-03-11

CAMBRIDGE, England, BOSTON and STOCKHOLM, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - Cambridge University Press Founded by Henry VIII in High-Tech Internet Publishing Deal With Boston University and Swedish...

World Book Day sales dip

The Book Seller – 2009-03-10

World Book Day helped the market rebound...

Pay Cuts, Jobs Lost at 'Omaha World-Herald'

Editor And Publisher – 2009-03-03

The Omaha World-Herald has laid off 38 employees, about 5 percent of its work force.

How Magazines in the Rest of the World are Doing

Folio Mag – 2009-02-26

With over 50 American magazines having already folded this year, and organizations like the Magazine Publishers of America and American Business Media canceling conferences and events, it’s worth...

World Book Day will be child’s play

The Book Seller – 2009-02-26

Children’s booksellers are confident that...

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