Dow Jones Turns to Tech for Future Face-Off with Bloomberg

When News Corp strikes out as a stripped-down publishing company in late June, its future fate will hinge on the performance of Dow Jones, a subsidiary that houses the flagship Wall Street Journal and a mish-mash of consumer and business products. ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomberg Executive Is Said to Be in Talks to Lead Dow Jones

News Corporation is said to be in advanced talks to hire Lex Fenwick as the chief executive of Dow Jones, filling a six-month vacancy created when the publisher’s top executive resigned amid the phone-hacking scandal in Britain. Mr. Fenwick ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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WI16: Facing the Future

Winter Institute aims to empower booksellers as they look ahead to another challenging year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Tech, Fewer Reporters: Challenges Facing South Asian Newsrooms Post-COVID

Editors from several South Asian news publishers including The Quint (India), The Hindu (India), Times of India (India) and The Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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What now for authors? On writing, coping and facing the future

Sanjana Varghese had been working as a freelance journalist in London for around a year when the coronavirus pandemic hit.  As countries around the world went into lockdown, many organisations froze their commissioning budgets, while others halted business entirely. Several of the pieces... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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News Corp Appoints Almar Latour as CEO of Dow Jones, Publisher of The Wall Street Journal

News Corp announced today the appointment of Almar Latour as the new Chief Executive Officer of Dow Jones and Publisher Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Some Facebook users can’t turn off face recognition, study suggests (updated)

Consumer Reports filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission after finding that 8 out of 31 test accounts lacked the ability to turn off facial recognition. Updated 5/20 7:30 p.m. PST with Facebook comment.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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Forget Zuckerberg – the tech giants don’t have to own the future | John Harris

Facebook, Google and Apple make the headlines, but there are many inspiring startups to dissipate the sense of techno-dreadA quarter of a century ago, the Canadian author Douglas Coupland published his third novel. Microserfs was the tale of a group of young Microsoft employees who decide to... Continue reading at The Guardian

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‘People, not tech’: Trade’s digital leaders optimistic for future

Voice and artificial intelligence are the most likely candidates to further disrupt the book business, according to the results of a survey of the book trade's most innovative, the FutureBook 40, conducted ahead of FutureBook Live, The Bookseller's publishing conference taking place on 30th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Another tech billionaire turns media mogul

Where Jeff Bezos goes, other tech billionaires follow. The latest titan to invest in print media is Salesforce founder Marc Benioff who, along with wife Lynne, is buying Time magazine. The pair are using $190 million from their personal fortune to bu... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Church Publishing Turns 100, Embraces the Future

Founded in 1918 in New York City, Church Publishing Inc. is celebrating its first century this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world

Mic isn’t alone in trying to survive the distributed media landscape, but other publishers have been further ahead in increasing traffic to their own sites. The post Mic faces an uncertain future in a post-Facebook world appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Ruth Jones | 'We all have a public face that we put on, some people are better at it than others'

In her début novel, actress and screenwriter Ruth Jones explores infidelity, messy relationships and second chances. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Faces of Frankfurt’s Future: Meet the Frankfurt Fellows

The ones to watch for this week at the Frankfurter Buchmesse: Here are eight of the Frankfurt Fellows, a group of up-and-coming talent in global publishing. The post The Faces of Frankfurt’s Future: Meet the Frankfurt Fellows appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Authors question the novel's future in face of declining attention spans

Authors have asked whether the novel will exist in the future when competing against new entertainment trends such as online streaming and television box sets. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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ALA 2017: Why The Future of Tech Will Be Female

Reshma Saujani, founder of the national nonprofit Girls Who Code, told librarians that getting young girls interested in technology is the key to better future—and urged them to help her “change the culture” that is pushing girls away from coding, and computers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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In Face of NEA Cuts, Small Presses Worry About Their Futures

The elimination of the NEA, which is proposed in President Trump's just-released budget plan, could have a severe ripple effect on independent publishing, as hundreds of small presses depend on funding from the NEA to stay afloat. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bloomberg Businessweek Faces ‘Deep Change,’ New Leadership

Ellen Pollock is replaced by Megan Murphy, as the magazine moves toward relaunch and internal restructuring. The post Bloomberg Businessweek Faces ‘Deep Change,’ New Leadership appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Trinity Mirror turns to Dennis’ niche publishers to beef up tech coverage

In the face of common pressures, traditionally competitive publishers have realized they can command more weight against the dominance of Facebook and Google by collaborating. The latest example is national newspaper Trinity Mirror and specialist magazine group Dennis. Trinity Mirror will cherry... Continue reading at Digiday

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Pearson and Dow Jones sell stakes in Russian newspaper

Pearson and Dow Jones have agreed to sell their stakes in Russian newspaper Vedomosti, before legislation restricting foreign ownership in Russia comes into force in the New Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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