Lit Hub Daily: June 29, 2020

“Maybe the WPA let new passions into the public space.” David A. Taylor on how the government supported the arts during the (first) Great Depression. | Lit Hub History Missing the drama of sports? James Tate Hill has some audiobook recommendations to fill the competitive void. | Lit Hub Audiobooks Election Day in small-town America: Heather […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-29 10:30:26 UTC ]
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Time Out New York Launches E-Commerce, Daily Deals Platform

Moving forward with an expanded focus on digital media, Time Out New York (TONY) has integrated e-commerce and daily deals into its website and newly-launched apps. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google pulls books into entertainment hub

The Google eBooks store has been merged into the company's wider entertainment portal with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Choc Lit scores two at the Ronas

Independent publisher Choc Lit has scored two prizes at the Romantic Novelists’ Association... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daily-deal sites offer magazines circulation growth

Daily-deal sites like Groupon have proved a challenge for restaurants that can't handle the influx of hundreds of customers redeeming deals all at once. Publishing companies, however, are built to scale their audience as needed. For the past two years, there's been a healthy amount of debate—and... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2012-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber launches online project hub for YA readers

Faber and Faber has set up a social media hub, The Spark, for teenagers to get involved in Faber... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Times, The Daily and New Yorker Top Performing Titles on Apple’s Newsstand

In 2011, one phrase defined the magazine industry: digital editions. Whether publishers were deciding to take the leap into digitizing their publications, or deciding on what app to develop next, digital was top of mind for publishers of all kinds. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Daily’: No Longer Just For iPads (But Not For All Androids, Either)

The Daily is finally available in Android, sort of. The News Corp. (NSDQ: NWS) tablet tabloid, which has been iPad only since birth, is not being offered in the Android Marketplace but instead will start life in its second OS only on certain Verizon ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Choc Lit snaps up debuts

Independent publisher Choc Lit has bought the world rights to two debut romance novels.... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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June Brown memoir to S&S

Simon & Schuster has paid a "healthy six-figure sum" for the autobiography of June... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kindle launches Daily Deals with discounted Ridpath

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shortlist revealed for South Asian Lit prize

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital to dominate by 2020

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lizzie Kershaw leaves Hearst after 29 years

Lizzie Kershaw, executive group publishing director of Hearst's Women's Interest Group, is leaving the UK publisher in the midst of a restructure after 29 years service. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gary Starr Joins the Newsweek Daily Beast Co. as CFO

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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AOL Launches Daily 'Magazine' App

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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Greek chain opens ‘learning hub for the future’

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[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst-Owned Magazines Launching Daily Deals With Group Commerce

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[ AllThingsD | 2011-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily Beast Fully Absorbs Newsweek.com

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[ Folio Magazine | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fathers Day fails to boost June book sales - BRC

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 12/07/2011 - 09:37 Widespread offers and Fathers Day failed to affect book sales falling in June compared to 2010, according to the British Retail Consortium. Figures out today show total sales in the UK were up 1.5% last month in comparison to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Daily's Cook: Subscribers Wanted!

Christine Cook, head of sales and advertising at The Daily, used a panel discussion at Internet Week to hawk subscriptions—making one wonder just how much the outsized attention News Corp. is getting for its daring iPad-based newspaper experiment is translating into paid circulation. When... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2011-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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