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- Adobe Drops Support For Amazon Newsstand And Kindle Fire Reading Apps
Adobe has quietly dropped support for the newsstand aspects of the Amazon App Store and reading apps for the Kindle Fire.
- Digital Journalism: We’re Still Waiting For The Third Model Of News Publishing
What do recent launches such as Vox.com and the FiveThirtyEight mean for the development of the news media?
- A Scientific Guide To Hashtags: How Many, Which Ones, And Where To Use Them
Have you ever found yourself explaining hashtags to someone whose only connection with the word is as a telephone button?
- The Newsonomics Of 50/50 And The Unchaining Of The U.S. Press
For decades, newspapers moved from local ownership to nationwide chains. Now, the shift is in the other direction — with the help of your friendly neighborhood billionaire.
- For Newsstand Publishers, What Is Plan B?
When John Harrington says the sky is falling, it’s time to look up. So, publishers, it’s offical: We need a plan B.
- What We Learned At The Digital Media Europe Conference
WAN-IFRA’s Digital Media Europe conference, focused attention on mobile, the role of video, social news and the vexed issue of paid content.
- How To Measure Engagement
Three publishers highlight the different approaches media brands are taking to strengthen customer relationships
- Why Publishers Are Building Advertising Innovations Groups
With ad rates sinking, publishers now know that if they want to turn the money picture around, they have to give brands more than just marginal banner space.
- A Print Newspaper Generated By Robots: Is This The Future Of Media Or Just A Sideshow?
What if you could pick up a printed newspaper that had pieces that were selected based on what was being shared?
- The Newsonomics Of NYT Now
It’s an ambitious launch. Within it, we can hear many of the digital news buzzwords of the moment: mobile first, curation, paywall, native ads, voice.
- Look Ahead: Making The Transition
PaperG was founded to bridge the gap between print and digital advertising.
- Publisher’s Paradox: The Unlimited Email Revenue Strategy
Your newsletter’s revenue potential is hamstrung by your link back strategy.
- The New York Times Sets April 2 For The Launch Of NYT Now
The New York Times announced today that its new digital subscription offerings will become available starting April 2.
- How New Trends In Web Development Impact Magazine Design
Over the last decade, as internet technology quickly evolved and expanded all over the world, digital magazines have opened not only a new way of distributing magazines, but also significantly changed the look and feel of magazines.
- The Times’ Spotify Offer Gets ‘Really Positive’ Reception
Customer response to the offer of Spotify Premium membership bundled with The Times and Sunday Times website/print subscriptions has been “really positive,” says Claire Gribben, head of Times+, the company’s loyalty program.
- News Corp Boss Brands Washington Post Journalists ‘High Priests’
Chief executive Robert Thomson says paper’s journalists have failed to embrace transition to digital
- University Newspaper Gains 500 Subscribers After Implementing Paywall
With many campus newspapers struggling with the same challenges as their mainstream counterparts, one university newspaper has succeeded in charging for its content, signing up 500 paying online subscribers.
- Should Publishers Invest In Start-Ups?
Start-ups are a good place for publishers to look for inspiration on getting to grips with the latest technology, thinking outside the box, and perhaps discovering a more agile approach to new projects.
- Print Publisher’s Paradox: Chasing Mobile
Every publisher is interested in defining a successful mobile strategy while we still haven’t mastered email.
- With Over 10,000 Publications In The Newsstand, Apple Seems Little Interested In Store Maintenance
This website has been informally tracking the number of publications being launched into Apple’s App Store since the site’s own launch in 2010.
- Design And Material Tips For Your Print Collateral
If some of the recent cover wraps and tip-ons I’ve received are anything to go by, just because something looks good in a PDF format does not mean it will look good when printed on paper.
- New Appzine Machine Tool Enables Self-Published Digital Magazines For iOS
A new tool from Appzine Machine has made it possible for anyone with a desire to share their content to create and monetize their material into a digital magazine.
- Digital Claims The Corner Newsstand
Corner newsstands are on their way out, legacies of a bygone era without mobile, tablets and abundant online content
- Consumer Trust Still The Biggest Hurdle For Native Advertisers
Media Companies, Marketers Have Their Work Cut Out for Them
- Igniting The Base: Reimagining Circulation
Circulation, as a newspaper organization discipline, is so much more complex now than it was even 20 years ago, when the Internet and digital media were in their infancy.
- Digital Publishing: Mobile Vs. App Is The Wrong Question
In January, CNN announced staggering growth in the number of users accessing their content on mobile devices.
- 5 Key Findings About Digital News Audiences
The method that someone uses to get to a news web site is a major indicator of their behavior once they arrive there, according to a new study from the Pew Research Center.
- Self-Publishing: Is It Killing The Mainstream?
In genre fiction, going it alone is beginning to look a much more dependable route to success.
- Forget Scale, Native Needs Quality
2014 is poised to be a big year for native advertising.
- What Television Can Teach Magazines And Magazine Media.
Whether you are in marketing, advertising, journalism, print or digital the buzzword heard around media circles lately is awesomeness.
- The Beauty In Digital Publishing
What is a story? More importantly, what is publishing? Is it only books, and if so, are ebooks books?
- 5 Quick Tips For Setting Up A Basic Lead-Gen Operation
With the New Year well under way, one item that has been of focus to the audience development department at NewBay Media is lead generation.
- Reinventing Publishing: Looking To Other Media Platforms For Inspiration, Innovation
The word coming out of tech websites and magazines is that Apple needs to come up with something new if it is to stay on top.
- A Free Facebook Smartphone?
In the past several weeks, several content providers have pressed wireless carriers to offer their services free for access to their products or services.
- GNM Launches Branded Content Division Guardian Labs
The publisher of the Guardian has launched branded content division Guardian Labs.
- How The Top Ad Agencies Win On Youtube: Great Creative, Lots Of Ads
Winning YouTube is part art, science, web savvy, luck, and let’s be honest: deep pockets to buy advertising.
- Adobe Has Killed e-Readers
Adobe has issued a proclamation that starting in July, the vast majority of e-reader apps and hardware devices will not be able to read purchased eBooks anymore.
- News Corp. Posts Solid Fourth-Quarter Earnings
News Corp. beat analysts’ expectations, reporting slightly better-than-forecast revenue of $2.24 billion.
- Canada Institutes Its Own eBook Terms with Publishers
Canada has reached its determination on what end result will befall for Simon and Schuster, Macmillan, HarperCollins, and Hachette.
- Newsquest Increases Circulation Revenues As Sales Go Down
Increased cover prices at Newsquest’s regional and local newspapers may have depressed sales but they have increased revenues.
- When Publishers Pay For Video Ad Views
There’s a new game in town. First, create video content. Next, get big brands to pay big bucks for pre-roll video ads. Finally, pay people to watch the content — and the ads, of course.
- Tribune Co. To Spin Off Newspapers Mid-2014
Tribune Co. is planning to spin off its newspaper properties.
- Advertising Sales Could Transform As Programmatic Trading Takes Off
Computer auction-based system is set to go beyond its roots in display sector but questions remain on transparency.
- Linkedin Is Looking More Like A Publisher As It Grows Its Native Ad Business
The professional networking site eschews the term, but its recent moves suggest otherwise.
- Hearst Taps Nativo For Native Ads
As widely predicted, the native advertising train is picking up speed in 2014.