Topic: publishing

Flipboard Comes to the iPhone

Social magazine looks beyond tablets

Flipboard, the popular news-reading startup, is taking its first step beyond the iPad: It announced plans to launch its iPhone app today. Normally, there's nothing unusual about a startup launching an…

Thriller Author Patterson Gets Back Into Ads

Novelist takes a more active role in marketing his upcoming book campaign

James Patterson knows too much about advertising to leave it to publishers. So, when the former JWT creative director markets his books—such as the upcoming campaign for his children’s novels—he transforms…

Amazon Planning 'Netflix for Books'

Also in talks to gather content for upcoming tablet

Amazon has been keeping busy during the long summer lull, preparing for the launch of its upcoming tablet and pitching a new digital book service that would allow premium customers…

Small Papers Lead the Way on Paywalls

New survey says bigger papers charge less often for online content

The New York Times paywall may have grabbed all the headlines over the past month, but the real story in online journalism appears to have been buried beneath the fold:…

Publishers Fight to Control Consumer Data They Barely Use

Ironically, magazine companies haven't done all that much to exploit the data

The sticking point in publishers’ negotiations with Apple to sell magazines on the iPad was over who would control the customer data. Publishers said they needed it to renew and…

Former Time Warner Book Group CEO to Join Amazon

He will head a new general interest imprint

Laurence Kirshbaum, former CEO of Time Warner Book Group, will join Amazon Publishing's New York office as vice president and publisher. Kirshbaum, who will head a new general interest imprint,…

How We Move

Is The Daily the Heaven’s Gate of mobile? Not just expensive, but inexplicable. Not just a bomb, but an albatross. In fact, you just paused for the briefest moment trying to…

May 23 2011

E-Book Sales Pass Print on Amazon

Critic: 'One more nail in the coffin' of traditional bookstores

While the Rapture isn’t scheduled to occur until Saturday, according to members of certain religious fringe groups, it looks like doomsday has come early for publishers of print books. Amazon announced…

Arianna v. Tasini Now a Blog Fight

Huffington says Tasani gushed about site in email before going to court

A sarcastic and dismissive Arianna Huffington has taken to openly mocking a lawsuit filed by labor activist Jonathan Tasini, calling it "utterly without merit" and marked by "utter cynicism" while also…