Guess Who’s Going to Buy You? That’s Right…Your Advertiser

Barstool Sports launched as a print publication in 2003. Since then, they’ve become a multi-million dollar diversified sports and pop culture media company. Barstool recently sold to one of their advertisers, Penn National Gaming (owner of the Tropicana), for $450 million. A few years ago something like this would be considered an anomaly. Today, odds […] Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

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Buoyed by the success of popular podcasts like Serial and This American Life, the Interactive Advertising Bureau is hosting its second annual Podcast Upfront this fall to bring together publishers, advertisers and agencies. Twelve media and podcast companies (up from eight last year) will... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud

PRH's acquisition will expand the international reach of merchandiser Out of Print. And Bertelsmann Education Group expands with WhiteCloud Analytics. The post Acquisition Notes: PRH Buys Out of Print; Germany’s Bertelsmann Buys WhiteCloud appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Future of digital advertising: consumers and advertisers need a new deal

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A.H. Kim’s ‘A Good Family’ is a domestic suspense that will keep readers guessing

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Chatham announces plan to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy

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Hedge fund Chatham plans to buy newspaper publisher McClatchy out of bankruptcy, ending 163 years of family control

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Sony buys film rights to Kwan's Sex and Vanity

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M&A Update: MJH Life Sciences Buys Another B2B Magazine

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Sceptre buys story of internment camp 'like no other'

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Condé Nast Pitches Diversity to Advertisers at NewFronts

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Kazuo Ishiguro has sold a new novel, which marks his first since winning the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2017. 'Klara and the Sun,' narrated by "an Artificial Friend with outstanding observational qualities," is set for March 2021, Knopf said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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