Facebook, New York Times Execs Get Into Heated Debate Over Ad Policy

Campbell Brown, head of global news partnerships at Facebook, said publishers have "welcomed" the company's approach to including them in their political ads policy. Mark Thompson, CEO of The New York Times, called bullshit. Brown and Thompson were discussing the findings in the 2018 Reuters Institute Digital News Report during an event at Columbia Journalism... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Veteran John Squires Lands at Digital Bookstore [MediaMemo]

Longtime Time Inc. executive John Squires, last seen running the magazine industry's version of Hulu, has a new gig: He's at Akademos, a Connecticut-based company that runs digital bookstores for small and mid-sized colleges. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RHCB acquires YA "Time Traveller's Wife"

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 12:00 Random House Children's Books has acquired a "YA novel in the spirit of The Time Traveller's Wife" by Tamara Ireland Stone. Editorial director Kelly Hurst and commissioning editor Lauren Buckland bought UK and Commonwealth... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LBF: Execs say governments must be ?"made to listen" on copyright defence

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 13/04/2011 - 14:11 The industry must make a stronger case to government for strengthening safeguards on copyright, with the protection of authors at its heart, said senior international publishers speaking at London Book Fair's 40th anniversary... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to Release Ad-Subsidized Kindle for $114 [eMoney]

Amazon is dropping the price of its Kindle e-reader to $114 as it faces increasing competition from Apple, Barnes & Noble and other tablets. The new price point represents a $25 price cut on the Wi-Fi version, but it comes with one major trade-off: ads. The e-reader will be sold by Amazon,... Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time called on enhanced ebooks at LBF digital conference

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Sun, 10/04/2011 - 16:03 Enhanced ebooks are dead, discoverability is the most important issue facing ebook vendors, while pricing strategies should be measured against other digital content, not physical books. These were the key themes that emerged... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BusinessWeek Sees First Quarter Upswing in Ad Pages

Bloomberg BusinessWeek is certainly seeing the fruits of its redesign labors. According to figures released by the Publisher’s Information Bureau, BusinessWeek experienced an increase of 49 percent in ad sales for 2011’s first quarter, compared to 2010’s first quarter. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Consumer Magazine Ad Pages Up 2.5 Percent from 2010’s Q1

The Publisher’s Information Bureau (PIB) reported overall growth for magazine ad sales for 2011’s first quarter. First quarter ad pages totaled 35,755 pages, a 2.5 percent increase from the first quarter of 2010. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Execs' pay up at Pearson as profit grows

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:58 Penguin group chief executive John Makinson took home £1.5m in pay in 2010, in a year when Penguin's sales grew 21% to £1.1bn and adjusted operating profit grew 19% to £106m. Makinson's pay rose by £150,000 thanks to a rise in... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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App debate dominates Bologna Tools of Change

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 09:40 The financial risks of app creation and the dilemmas of handling digital co-editions were the hot topics at the Bologna Book Fair's first Tools of Change conference. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Debate Pricing, Marketing Models For Apps

Simplifying (and clarifying) the purchasing process—regardless of newsstand--and finding new ways to effectively market among the crush of new apps being launched is critical for publishers to succeed, according to speakers at MPA’s Digital E-Reading conference today. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Library Association attacks HC e-lending policy

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 09:19 The American Library Association (ALA) has said HarperCollins US' restrictions on the number of times an ebook can be checked out restricts users' access to information. ALA president Roberta Stevens' claim comes amid new data... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines is 2010 Group Publisher's Ad-Page Champ

With the explosion of magazine apps, social media and the resurgence of print advertising, magazine brands are showing a prominent face to their loyal and new readers and advertisers. A top 5 chart pulled together by FOLIO: sister publication min looks at the group publisher vanguards that had... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hardback fiction added to UK's shopping basket

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 14:47 Adult hardback fiction books have been added to the basket of goods that the government uses to calculate the cost of living in the UK. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Execs Imagine the Company of the Future

Media companies of the future will be organized differently from the way they are now, with much higher capital expense costs and much greater need for in-house digital development skill. That, with some accommodations for varying markets and editorial missions, was essentially the conclusion of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forbes Launching Digital Ad Platform

Forbes is launching an ad platform that combines the Forbes Media Network with a new audience segmentation effort called FAST and offers custom units that blend advertising with content according to user preferences. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland chief exec urges publishers to look abroad

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 09:00 Publishing Scotland chief executive Marion Sinclair has urged Scottish publishers to look abroad for opportunities, likening the current situation in digital publishing to "the Wild West". Speaking yesterday [21st... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel on Sunday Times short story longlist

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 08:40 Man Booker winner Hilary Mantel and Susan Hill are among the writers longlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award 2011. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TIME For a Makeover

Tomorrow, TIME Magazine will show off its makeover. After months of trial, the editors of TIME have created a new version of the iconic magazine. Though some of the publication remains the same, other features will be transformed. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What About an Ad Wall?

Viewing ads in exchange for service could help monetize "occasionals" and "fly-bys"--which represent a much larger part of a publisher's audience than hard core users. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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