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February AAP’s StatShot Data shows eBook sales by big member publishers continues to tank

Publishers’ book sales for Feb. 2016 were up 4.2 percent, but the big publishers

Amazon launches new Kindle eBook line, Singles Classics

If Kindle Singles are for novellas and short non-fiction, Singles Classics are individual articles,

First Look: The New York Public Library’s new eBook reading app, SimplyE

Libraries have been enthusiastic about digital magazines as a way to increase offerings, save

Magazines

Time Inc. breaks out category sales under 5 execs, announces brand sales leadership

Moving away from publishers leading brand-centric sales, Time Inc. now has five category sales

The Atlantic goes back on press to print 25K more copies of the July/August issue

The Atlantic is on track to have its best year on newsstands since at

Adweek changes hands again, acquired by private equity firm Beringer Capital

Toronto and NYC-based PE firm acquires the competitor to Advertising Age, deal includes the

Newspapers

Guardian News & Media reports £69m loss in year end report, 50K new digital subscribers can not make up for advertising losses

UK-based media company recently went through a round of staff cuts, eliminating over 250

Despite acquisitions, earnings at Gannett fall as print advertising remains weak across chain

National advertising and digital-only subscriptions are bright spot in earnings report that highlights risks

Gannett says it will consolidate editing and design of its Corpus Christi newspaper in Arizona

The Post said today that the publisher of USA Today and regional newspapers, still

People

Jeanne Houweling joins Tremor Video as VP, Programmatic Demand Partnerships

Prior to joining Tremor Video, Houweling ran her own consulting firm advising media and

Kate Krader to cover high-end restaurants for Bloomberg Pursuits as food editor

Krader joins Bloomberg Pursuits from Food & Wine magazine, where she was restaurant editor

Matt Gehring named Vice President of Marketing at Demand Media

Gehring was most recently served as Vice President of Marketing for e-commerce leader Touch

Technology

Survey for CampusBooks.com finds 94% of students now own a smartphone, while only 89% own a laptop

The national survey, conducted by Campbell Rinker, revealed that 63 percent of recent graduates

Digital Associates launches first product, Domain Discovery, a domain tracking solution

In many organizations, the domain registration process is unstructured making tracking domains tricky and

Atypon makes enhancements to its online publishing platform Literatum

Digital Objects assigns a Digital Object Identifier to any type of content, including blogs,