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Laura Lang Rethinks Magazines for Time Inc.’s Digital Audience

Laura Lang

In her first couple months as chief executive of Time Inc., the country’s largest magazine publisher, Laura Lang took some time to hold town hall style meetings and field questions from many of the company’s 9,000 employees


Media Decoder Blog: After 244 Years, Encyclopaedia Britannica Stops the Presses

Encyclopedia Britannica

Bowing to the competition online, the encyclopedia's publisher said the 2010 edition, a 32-volume set that weighs in at 129 pounds, would be the last.


New Arrest in British Hacking Scandal

British news organizations identified a man taken into custody as Stuart Kuttner, who resigned as managing editor of the News of the World in 2009.


Amazon says e-book sales surpass printed books

Amazon says e-book sales surpass printed books Inc. on Thursday said that, after less than four years of selling electronic books, it's now selling more of them than printed books. The online retailer said that since April 1, it has sold 105 e-books for every 100 printed books, including printed books for which there is no electronic edition. The comparison excludes free e-books, which would tip the scales further if they were included.


Playboy puts entire 57 years of magazines online

Playboy puts entire 57 years of magazines online

Good news for those who thought their copies of Playboy were gone forever when their moms found them and threw them away.


What e-mag publishers need to do, and do now

What e-mag publishers need to do, and do now

GIGAOM's Darrell Etherington makes some good, if obvious, points about how magazine publishers.


Why Magazines Aren't Selling on the iPad

According to a new report from Women’s Wear Daily, digital magazine sales are on the decline. A closer look at the data, however, reveals that sales are not nearly as bad as they appear.


National Enquirer publisher files for bankruptcy

American Media Inc, publisher of the National Enquirer and Star supermarket tabloids, on Wednesday filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


Are white pages on their way out?

Are white pages on their way out?

Score another one for the digital revolution. The phone book - or at least the residential white pages - is going the way of the rotary telephone and the phone booth. Not to mention vinyl records, typewriters and tape recorders.


Newspass: Google's Micropayment System to Save Mainstream Media?

One of the biggest dilemmas for print and mainstream media today is how to transition from a free-for-all model to one where its users actually pay for the content they consume. Should each site enact its own paywall, forcing users to purchase a subscription to just that site? How about a pay-per-article solution, which would still require a separate login for each publication?


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