Johnston Press Announces Closures of 11 Free Titles to Focus on 'Digital Offering'

The regional publisher has axed eight free print titles in the Midlands and folded a further three into paid-for titles in the North West and South.   The company announced the closures in a statement to shareholders this morning in an update on ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turnit Offers Free Digital Newsstand--And Says It Will Remain Free

Evolusent Inc.--owner of Lifestyle Magazine as well as several different companies offering new media content and commerce services--is beta testing Turnit, a free digital newsstand for magazine publishers. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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HarperCollins on Caedmon Digital Audio; Yale Press Audio on First Titles

Industry Notes: Timely moves as the coronavirus pandemic propels interest in e-formats and audio in particular: Yale opens its own audio shop and HarperCollins issues digital Caedmon classics. The post HarperCollins on Caedmon Digital Audio; Yale Press Audio on First Titles appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-06 16:38:21 UTC ]
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Oxford University Press announces new Dahl titles

Following on from the success of the Roald Dahl Dictionary, Oxford University Press will publish two more books about Dahl’s words in 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johnston Press suffers slowdown in advertising across digital and print

Publisher sees digital advertising growth halve and print advertising worsen with employment and property ads in steep declineJohnston Press has seen digital advertising growth halve and print advertising worsen as employment and property ads suffered steep declines.The regional newspaper... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trinity Mirror Local Titles to Increase Focus on Metrics with New Digital Strategy

Trinity Mirror's new digital strategy for its regional titles will see an increased focus on analytics and a drive to boost audience engagement, the publisher announced yesterday.   Neil Benson, editorial director for regionals at Trinity Mi ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press hires Jeff Moriarty for top digital role

Boston Globe executive to take new post of chief digital and product officer at Scotsman and Yorkshire Post publisherJohnston Press has hired Jeff Moriarty, one of the Boston Globe's top digital executives, in the newly-created role of chief digital and product officer.Moriarty, who joins the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Digital focus for Policy Press

The Policy Press (TPP) has revealed plans to increase its digital focus as the popularity of e-... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Johnston Press CEO Signals Move to 'Digital First'

The chief executive of Johnston Press (JP) has signalled that the local newspaper publisher will adopt a digital-first strategy. Speaking at the Guardian Changing Media Summit, Ashley Highfield, who took over as CEO in November, said "we will fl ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mantel, O'Farrell and Atwood announced for Hay Festival Digital

Novelists Hilary Mantel, Maggie O'Farrell and Margaret Atwood are among the list of big-name writers and thinkers taking part in the first fully digital Hay Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 10:09:46 UTC ]
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Hodder Education offers free online resources to students

Hodder Education is offering students nearly £1m worth of online learning resources, following the closure of schools owing to coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Rivers Press Slated for Closure in Spring 2022

New Rivers Press will shut down in spring 2022 due to budget cuts proposed by its host institution, Minnesota State University-Moorhead. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off

With Axel Scheffler's illustrations and Hugh Bonneville's narration, Nosy Crow's 'Coronavirus: A Book for Children' is a free download. The post Nosy Crow’s Free Digital Book for Kids About COVID-19 Takes Off appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-21 11:52:42 UTC ]
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Hachette UK offers NHS staff free e-books

Hachette UK has set up a new website to offer NHS workers across the country free e-books to thank them for their dedication during the pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-14 14:51:17 UTC ]
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Rough Guides offers free e-book during pandemic lockdown

Rough Guides is offering a free e-book to customers during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PSA: Enjoy free digital movies, audiobooks, and more through your local library

Your local library might have closed its physical doors, but its digital holdings are still open to the public—and at all hours.Free loans on ebooks, movies, audiobooks, and magazines represent just one aspect of your library’s offerings for enrichment. Your library might also let you read... Continue reading at PC World

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Times Literary Supplement offers free advertising to indies

The Times Literary Supplement is offering free advertising to independent bookshops in the light of the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital offering being prepared for Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency, Libraries Connected, Arts Council England and ASCEL have confirmed they will not be able to deliver the Summer Reading Challenge in its usual physical format this year. However, they have said a "high-quality digital offer" is in the pipeline.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 12:08:57 UTC ]
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Haymarket Books Offering 10 Free Ebooks to Support Social Distancing

You can now download ten free ebooks on social and economic justice from Haymarket Books to read while social distancing. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-03-19 15:10:47 UTC ]
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Hopkins Press Grants Free Access to Journals, E-books

Johns Hopkins University press will make 1,400 books and 97 journals accessible for free for the remainder of the spring semester to both students and the general public via the Project MUSE platform—the latest in a number of university presses making similar arrangements. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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