Once Upon a Time in Asheville to Close

After the sudden death of Stan Collins this summer, his widow, Mary Collins plans to close Once Upon a Time Toys & Books in Biltmore Village in Asheville, N.C., the store they cofounded 23 years ago. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Now Is the Time to Finally Close the Digital Divide

The incoming president of the Association of Rural & Small Libraries argues that Covid-19 has shown us the urgent need for a national broadband strategy and a more equitable, sustainable digital library market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Navajo Times Closes for Two Weeks Due to Coronavirus

The Navajo Times Publishing Company Inc. will close its doors for 14 days beginning today (Friday, June 19) due to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-23 18:07:46 UTC ]
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Closed libraries are offering parking lot Wi-Fi, e-books, and Zoom story time

Even when shuttered by the coronavirus pandemic, libraries are coming up with creative ways to serve their communities. On March 16, the El Dorado County Library in California closed its doors to patrons after a state-wide stay-at-home order. But that hasn’t stopped the library, which serves... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-04-15 07:00:32 UTC ]
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AT&T's Randall Stephenson tries to close the deal on Time Warner merger at antitrust trial

AT&T Inc.’s top executive gave a vigorous defense of the proposed $85.4-billion deal to buy Time Warner, describing it as key to the company’s ability to compete with a new generation of high-tech competitors. “This world is changing fast,” said Randall Stephenson, who took the witness stand... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redundancies mark 'closing time' for PRH's ebook production team

Three roles in Penguin Random House's ebook production team have been made redundant as part of a strategic move by the company to integrate ebooks within its print production operations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T 'uncertain' when its purchase of Time Warner will close — CNN could be the sticking point

AT&T’s proposed $85-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc., which owns CNN, HBO and Warner Bros. studios, is encountering resistance from the U.S. Department of Justice. For months, the Dallas telecommunications giant has been confidently predicting that it would finalize the takeover of Time... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More than 150,000 explore everything from politics to poetry as L.A. Times Festival of Books comes to a close

Victor Rios, a sociology professor at UC Santa Barbara, believes that positive change in the criminal justice system is possible only when authority figures stop placing labels on youth from underprivileged neighborhoods and show more empathy. “We shouldn’t label them as being ‘at risk,’ we... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Inc. close to naming president of People

Time Inc., the nation's largest magazine publisher, is close to naming former TV executive Rich Battista to lead the company's largest brand, People magazine, as well as its sibling publication... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Isle of Mull indie closes doors for last time

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 07:45 An independent bookshop on the remote Scottish Isle of Mull has closed its doors after 40 years. Coffee and Books in Dervaig, on the Isle of Mull, part of the Inner Hebrides, closed last Friday (13th May) after its owner David... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Times of India, New York Times, News Corp Share Content-to-Commerce Case Studies

Leaders of content-to-commerce initiatives at three global news media companies shared in-depth looks at how those projects started and how they are Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-18 19:00:36 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Authors Tell Booksellers, It's Best of Times, It's Worst of Times

BookExpo kicked off with the traditional adult book breakfast featuring three comedians, two novelists, and one history professor drawing laughs even while explaining how political and social upheavals inspire their writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Inc and others begin testing micropayments

The concept of micropayments for news is gaining appeal as publishers face a new threat to their ad revenue with the rise of ad blocking. On March 23, the concept will get a big endorsement when vendor Blendle launches in beta in the U.S. with big-name publishers including The New York Times,... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Conde Nast, New York Times, Hearst Are Adapting for Real-Time Bidding

When Matt Prohaska joined The New York Times as its first-ever programmatic advertising director, he claims to have begun meetings by drawing blood from his arm. "I wanted to show everyone I was human," he said.There was no actual bloodshed. Mr. Prohaska, hired in April after running his own... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Time Inc.'s Joe Ripp: After Time Warner Split, Our Cash Will Stay Ours

Joe Ripp started his new job as CEO of Time Inc. only three weeks ago, but he's already caught the attention of staffers by saying the executive suite had for too long been a place "where ideas go to die." He'll need their imagination and commitment going forward as parent company Time Warner... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2013-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner names Joseph Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

Time Warner Inc. has named Joseph Ripp the next CEO of Time Inc., resolving one big question as the publishing unit prepares to strike out on its own but surprising observers who had bet on another candidate.Mr. Ripp is CEO of OneSource Information Services, a business information provider. He... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Names Joe Ripp CEO of Time Inc.

Ripp is a Time Inc. veteran, working at the magazine company from 1985 until 1999, serving as CFO from 1993. In 1999 he became CFO of Time Warner Inc. until its merger with America Online. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazine biz this year

Time Warner Inc. will spin off its magazine business later this year, turning the nine-decade-old publisher of Time, People and Sports Illustrated into a separate publicly held company.The board authorized management to proceed with the plan after a review of options, the New York-based media... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2013-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time Warner Dumps Time Inc., and Wall Street Loves It

Even if the Meredith deal doesn't go through - and it should - Jeff Bewkes is out of the magazine business. Investors are partying like it's 2007. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2013-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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