London Digital 2016: Connecting the Digital Dots

With more publisher consolidation through mergers and acquisitions, changes in ownership and management structures, focus on digital platforms together with the advent of social media tools, and continuous disruption in content consumption, the global publishing industry is witnessing fast-paced shifts. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are digital comics the hero or villain?

Timonium's Diamond Comic Distributors to experiment with digital comics distribution with retail partnersDigital entertainment has shaken the retail industry, shuttering your local brick-and-mortar record store, book seller and video rental outlets. Could the neighborhood comic book shop be... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Announces Payment System for Digital Content

A day after Apple stirred up online publishers with its digital subscription plan, Google announced a service that aims to be more publisher-friendly. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2011-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital growth will put a strain on bricks & mortar, says Orion's Roche

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 16/02/2011 - 07:42 Orion chief executive Peter Roche has called increasing ebook sales "welcome" but cautioned that they will put "more of a strain on bricks and mortar" bookselling. Roche was speaking to hundreds of authors, agents and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Unveils Digital Subscription Service

Apple has officially rolled out its long awaited subscription-model for content publishers in the App Store. Under the plan, if subscribers come to a publisher's app organically through the App store, Apple gets a 30 percent share. If the publisher brings a new or existing subscriber to the App,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Salt launches digital romance imprint

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 15/02/2011 - 09:39 Indie publisher Salt has launched a digital imprint, Embrace Books, comprising four series of erotica and romance titles. Red Velvet is billed as "sexy, sophisticated romance", while After Dark is an "intense,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Condé Nast to open London newsagent

Luxury magazine publisher Condé Nast is launching a London newsagent, which will sell more than 110 of its magazines from around the world. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. Launching 'All Access' Digital Subscription Plan

At a press conference this morning, Time Inc. announced it is launching an "all access" digital subscription plan in an effort to offer their brands to readers on any platform. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barbara Cartland is latest author to be wooed by digital

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 11/02/2011 - 07:59 The estate of the romance writer Barbara Cartland has fallen to the embrace of digital, in a move that sees her print publisher suffering a painful rejection. About a quarter of Cartland's extensive ouevre is to be published... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital and Kobo help push sales at Indigo

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 07:00 Profits at Indigo Books & Music have dropped by $4.4m year-on-year in its fourth quarter. The Canadian book retailer reported profits of C$30.1m in the fourth quarter ending 1st January, down from C$34.5m in the same... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Literacy still crucial in digital age, says Mollet

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 09/02/2011 - 07:28 PA chief executive Richard Mollet has stressed the "political . . and social imperative to promote literacy", calling on delegates at the PA's second annual digital seminar to "do all we can to promote people and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PA opposes review of Digital Economy Act

Written By: Charlotte Williams The Publishers Association [PA] has attacked the culture secretary's decision to allow communications watchdog Ofcom to "delay" the Digital Economy Act. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced yesterday [1st February] that Ofcom is to assess whether the Act's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It's a Digital Book World

There was no shortage of debates and discussions at last week's second annual Digital Book World, where about 1,300 members of the trade publishing industry turned out in New York to explore ways to navigate the digital transition. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst To Buy Lagardere Magazine, Digital Units for $889 Million

Hearst Corp. announced today that it has made an offer of 651 million euros (or about $889 million) for Lagardere's international press and magazine business, including 102 titles in 15 countries, and 50 related Web sites. The deal includes publishing rights to Elle in 15 countries as well as 10... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker to accept digital submissions for first time

Written By: Katie Allen E-books are to be accepted for entry for the Man Booker prize for the first time in 2011 as a number of changes are made to the rules. Publishers are being asked to submit a digital version of their submissions as judges are to be supplied with e-readers for the first... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble Digital Newsstand Passes 650,000 Periodical Downloads

While publishers and Apple haggle over the pending launch of a digital newsstand, Barnes & Noble took the opportunity to remind everyone that it not only has a functional newsstand, but it's chugging right along. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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eBookFling Brings Digital Libraries to Kindle, Nook

Borrowers can create a wish list queue of books they would like to read and lenders earn 1 credit for every 5 books they list on the site as available for borrowing. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paste Returns? Music Mag Acquired, Set to Relaunch as Digital Edition

The assets of music magazine Paste—which folded in print last fall but kept Pastemagazine.com alive—have been sold to Wolfgang's Vault, owner of a variety of music sites including Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Soars, Print Improves For Meredith in Second Quarter

Total revenue jumped 9 percent to $367 million for Meredith Corp in the second quarter of fiscal 2011, driven by strong advertising growth and integrated marketing services. Total advertising revenue for the first six months of fiscal 2011 jumped 11 percent to $420 million (with total revenue of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-01-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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