Hastings Fights Digital Disruption

Competition from digital editions has put pressure on more than one bricks-and-mortar retailer, and that trend is largely behind the decision by Hastings Entertainment to find a merger partner, according to documents filed by the company in connection with its pending acquisition by Joel Weinshanker, whose National Entertainment Collectibles Association owns 12% of Hastings’s stock. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Digital Edition Providers See Opportunity in Print Disruption Amid Covid-19

With magazine publishers bracing for a likely downturn in single-copy sales as the COVID-19 pandemic forces the closures of newsstands and retail outlets across the country, providers of digital-replica editions are sensing an opportunity to onboard new clients. "We’re actually seeing a huge... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times team up to fight digital fakes

Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times are tired of seeing fake media propagate, and they're teaming up to do something about it. The trio has launched a Content Authenticity Initiative that aims to create a standard for digital media attribution. I... Continue reading at Engadget

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Amid Financial and Digital Disruption, Print Remains a Powerful Medium for Human Emotion

Far from a nostalgia tour, speakers at the ModMag NY summit celebrate the enduring power of magazines past, present, and future. The post Amid Financial and Digital Disruption, Print Remains a Powerful Medium for Human Emotion appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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In the Fight Against Big Digital Powers, Conde Nast Joins NBCU and Vox in Ad Pact

Conde Nast is joining NBC Universal and Vox Media to sell ads across their combined digital properties. It's the latest move by publishers and TV conglomerates to better compete with digital advertising from the likes of Google and Facebook.The addition of Conde Nast builds on what NBCU and Vox... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Kenya Fights to Foster More Digital Content Creation

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5 Things Editors and Publishers Can Do to Survive Digital Disruption

About a year ago, I stopped referring to Bon Appétit as a magazine and started calling it a brand. Six months later I even dropped the air quotes. Not that it was easy. If you attended journalism school or worked for your college daily, you were reared on the separation of church and state.... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Digital Publishers Are Fighting the Shift to Programmatic

Are digital sellers undermining the move to automated buying? For a long time, online publishers have worried that the shift to programmatic would undercut their premium business. Some have even created their own private exchanges and are c ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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E-Books on Tablets Fight Digital Distractions

Reading a book on a tablet like the Kindle Fire is “like trying to cook when there are little children around,” David Myers said. Continue reading at The New York Times

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China’s Digital Publishing Innovation Forum : ‘Digital Inheritance’

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Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Next Steps Toward Digital Accessibility

In 2014, the International Digital Publishing Forum executive director, Bill McCoy, spoke to 'PW' about the organization’s goals, influence, and success in advocating for accessibility in publishing and how ePub 3 will push its agenda forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Relentless Digital Momentum

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Digital Solutions in India 2018: Instructional Design in Digital Publishing

Education has finally started moving. And like events at the edge of a black hole, where the laws of physics stop working, this transformation of education from its traditional methodology is taking place so quickly that it is already happening before we are even aware of it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Solutions in India 2017: Gearing Up for the Shifts and Twists in the Digital Content Industry

Everything is different, and yet the same. Think about Polaroid cameras, which were first replaced by digicams and later smartphones for snapping instant photos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Digital Publisher Woven Digital Lays Off Just Under 20

Woven Digital, which publishes millennial-focused brands such as BroBible and Uproxx, recently laid off just under 20 employees, according to multiple people with knowledge of the California-based company.Most of those affected worked for HitFix, an entertainment news site acquired by Woven in... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Cloud: The Next Digital Transformation Weapon for Publishers

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: A New Era in Digital Solutions

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Unfolding the Next Chapter in Digital Content Proposition

This being Generation Flux, perpetual innovation and transformation are imperative, and competitive advantages are, at best, fleeting. Continuous value creation and higher engagement—at lower cost and faster speed and with improved quality—is the key to business longevity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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