PW Online and On Air: Week of August 22, 2016

In Tip Sheet two weeks ago, we ran Michael Honig’s list of his top 10 satires, which includes "Don Quixote," "Blackadder," and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online-only News Brands Garner More “Buzz” than Print-Affiliated Counterparts

Online-only news sites received more—and more positive—online “buzz” than their print-affiliated counterparts in 2011, according to a data-mining tool developed by digital marketing agency Zeta Interactive. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Regional Mag Publisher Looks to Resuscitate Local Newspaper Business with Weekly Offering

Dan Shannon, publisher of North Carolina city titles Chapel Hill and Durham Magazines, has spotted a hole in the current news publishing model. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Attic Brand Media falls into administration after 22 years

Attic Brand Media, the customer and consumer magazine publisher behind Kick and National Geographic Kids, has fallen into administration after 22 years, according to sources. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guinness tops charts in another weak week

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 09:53 The latest edition of fact compendium Guinness World Records was the bestselling book in another slow week for the book trade. Sales of Guinness World Records 2012 rose 26% week-on-week, to 27,360 copies sold, but overall book... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon's Prime Lending Library Collection Now Viewable Online

The Internet retailer's complete collection of Prime Lending Library books for Kindle devices is online and accessible from any Web browser. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gloucestershire and Somerset library ruling out next week

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 14:36 The High Court ruling on the challenge to library closures in Gloucestershire and Somerset will be given next Wednesday 9th November. The judgment, to be handed down by Judge McKenna at the Royal Courts of Justice in London,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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VIDEO: Terry Jones on online publishing

A new website aimed at helping authors to publish their work has been praised by author and Monty Python star, Terry Jones. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2011-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'PW' Tops 200,000 Twitter Followers

Publishers Weekly now has more than 200,000 Twitter followers, passing that mark last week and as of today has more that 203,000 following the magazine via @PublishersWkly. Eileen Gardner, a self-professed pop culture junkie and aspiring author, was the 200,000th PW follower. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Financial Times To Fold Paid Online News Service Tilt

The Financial Times will close FT Tilt, a premium online financial news and analysis service for finance professionals in emerging markets, at the end of October. "We propose to close FT Tilt at the end of October," an FT spokesperson told FOLIO:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines partners Race Online 2012

Hearst Magazines UK has signed up as media partner for Race Online 2012's latest initiative to encourage everyone in the UK to get online by the end of next year. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September sales up on August, down on 2010

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 09:00 Printed book sales in September rose by 10% on August, but were down 10% on last year, Nielsen BookScan data reveals. In total, £118.4m was spent on physical books in the four weeks to 1st October, an increase of £11m on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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September sales up on August, down on 2011

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 09:00 Printed book sales in September rose by 10% on August, but were down 10% on last year, Nielsen BookScan data reveals. In total, £118.4m was spent on physical books in the four weeks to 1st October, an increase of £11m on... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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State of Maine Sees Highest Tablet Usage for Month of August

Mobile advertising network Jumptap releases a MobileSTAT Report, covering network data for the month of August. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BRC says August book sales "tough"

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 06/09/2011 - 09:00 Book sales throughout the UK in August have remained "tough" according to the British Retail Consortium, as it reported general retail sales were down by 0.6% compared to last year on a like-for-like basis. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dark week for indies as four close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:53 Four independent bookshops with a combined total of 175 years on the high street have announced their closure within a week, blaming their downfall on high rates, competition from internet retailers and supermarkets, ebooks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French online-only publishers join forces

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Fri, 02/09/2011 - 07:50 Twenty French online-only book publishers and other digital providers have joined forces for the first time to launch the new literary season. The site larentreelitteraire.org was unveiled this week and will stay live until... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One Day breaks seven-day August record

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 31/08/2011 - 15:20 David Nicholls' One Day (Hodder) has broken the record for the biggest ever weekly sale from an adult-readership novel in the month of August. Across all print editions, One Day sold 92,336 copies at UK booksellers in the seven... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pritchard's fourth indie in a week to close

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 25/08/2011 - 07:40 Pritchard's Bookshop has become the fourth independent this week to announce its closure, shutting its doors for the last time next month after 50 years of trading. The bookshop, in Formby, near Liverpool, is the second... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penton Folds Second Magazine With August Issue

In addition to Penton Media folding 123-year old American Printer magazine, Penton's PFFC (Paper, Film & Foil Converter) is also ceasing publication with its August issue (September editorial content will be posted to the website before the digital products fold as well). Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Travel Bookshop to close in two weeks

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 23/08/2011 - 09:15 The Travel Bookshop in west London, which was made famous by the Hugh Grant film "Notting Hill", is closing down in two weeks' time. The London shop on Blenheim Crescent was founded 32 years ago and is owned by European... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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