Would You Pay to Read Entertainment News Online? Time Inc. Sure Hopes So

Since Time Inc. became an indepedent publicly traded company last June, executives at the nation's large magazine publisher have tried to convince Wall Street investors that it's quickly transforming into a digital-first media company. It's certainly made strides, introducing video series, increasing traffic to sites like Time and People and, just this week, acquiring sports blogging network FanSided.But the company remains heavily reliant on print. During the first quarter of 2015, print comprised roughly 80% of the company's advertising sales, which is responsible for well more than half its overall revenue.Now, to wring more money from digital, Time Inc. has implemented a paywall for Entertainment Weekly's website, the first in what will be a series of paywalls across the company's various sites. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Florida men deny smalltown library access to the New York Times online, citing “fake news.”

The bullpen of the 1993 San Diego Padres Citrus County Commission (pictured above) has denied funding to county libraries for digital subscriptions to the New York Times. Led by left-handed middle-reliever area man Scott Carnahan, the commission (comprised of Scott, Jeff, Ron, Jimmie, and Brian)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 16:08:55 UTC ]
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News Corp's Thomson talks of online progress at the Times and Sun

But he doesn't provide any figures to back up his positive claims about subscriber totalsThe Times "is delivering both volume and higher revenue per subscriber", says the News Corp chief executive and former Times editor Robert Thomson.He added: "Digital, which already accounts for nearly... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Pay as you read site hoping to raise $50,000

A start-up is hoping to create a new digital publishing platform for independent authors that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Search Engines And Online News Aggregators Could Have To Pay To Use Snippets From Newspapers In Germany

The parties in Germany's ruling coalition have proposed a new protective copyright law for news publishers to ensure they are compensated by "commercial traders" that use pieces of their copyrighted content online, according to an automat ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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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

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The Graveyard Talks Back: Arundhati Roy on Fiction in the Time of Fake News

Below is the text of the 2020 Clark Lecture in English Literature instituted by Trinity College, Cambridge. * Thank you for inviting me to deliver this, the Clark Lecture, now in its 152nd year. When I received the invitation, I scrolled down the list of previous speakers, the many “Sirs” and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-12 09:49:50 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Club's next read is Ocean Vuong's 'On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous'

L.A. Times Book Club's 2020 lineup also includes 'American Dirt' and 'From Our Land to Our Land.' Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-20 15:00:03 UTC ]
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Why It's Time to Quantify the Library's Role in the Reading Marketplace

Guy LeCharles Gonzalez argues that everyone would benefit from a collaborative, good-faith, and transparent effort to effectively measure the impact of libraries on book discovery, author brand development, and consumer sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency chosen for Times Christmas Appeal

The Reading Agency is one of three charities chosen for the Times Christmas Appeal this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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L.A. Times Book Club's next read is 'Barking to the Choir' by Gregory Boyle

Preaching second chances: L.A. Times Book Club's next read is 'Barking to the Choir' by Gregory Boyle Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-11-14 19:38:58 UTC ]
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Apple News+ Launches in the UK with The Times and Hearst on Board

Apple has rolled out its publisher subscription service, Apple News+, to the U.K. some six months after announcing it in the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Apple News+ launches in the UK with The Times and Hearst on board

As with all publisher relationships with platforms, there are trade-offs to be made, depending on how far advanced publishers' subscription businesses are. The post Apple News+ launches in the UK with The Times and Hearst on board appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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BookTrust to deliver 700,000 free books to schools as Time to Read campaign kicks off

BookTrust will deliver 700,000 free books to every school starter as part of the annual Time to Read campaign this week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Study: How Today’s News Publishers Can Use Data, Best Practices, and Test-and-Learn Tactics to Build Better Pay-Meters

The past half-decade has seen a digital subscription renaissance in the news publishing industry. Publishers are increasingly recognizing a market Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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If You Haven’t Yet Had Time to Read Moby-Dick Here’s a Pop-Up Book

Two hundred years ago, Herman Melville was born and the course of American literary history changed forever. In celebration of the author’s bicentennial, Chronicle Books published Moby-Dick: A Pop-Up Book from the Novel by Herman Melville, which shows ten key moments from the story in... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Manson Girls: A Reading List for ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

The Manson girls drift their way through the new movie ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD. These books help provide more context on who they really were. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Entertainment Weekly to Go Monthly Under New EIC, and More News & Notes

Entertainment Monthly Meredith Corp. announced Thursday a "reimagining" of its 29 year-old magazine Entertainment Weekly, reducing its print edition's frequency to monthly in favor of heavier investment in its online platforms (though it will retain the Entertainment Weekly name) and replacing... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-06-06 18:49:55 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads 'The Library Book'

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen "The Library Book" as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:06 UTC ]
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Los Angeles Times Book Club reads ‘The Library Book’

Just in time for summer reading, the Los Angeles Times Book Club has chosen “The Library Book” as our first community read and will host a June 25 forum with bestselling author Susan Orlean. Join us as we explore Orlean’s bestseller, a whodunit about the mysterious 1986 fire that gutted Los... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-06 10:00:00 UTC ]
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