U.S. Housing, 2017: A Seller’s Market

The latest ReportLinker survey does not concern media, but is probably still very much of interest to publishers and editors looking to better understand their changing readership According to newly published research from ReportLinker, while US

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Book Publishing

Joshua A.T. Fairfield’s ‘Owned’ examines the ‘feudal system’ of digital property rights

Fairfield, a professor of law at Washington and Lee University, argues that there is

Barnes & Noble sales fall 6.6%, lower costs cuts into losses in first quarter ’18 earnings report

Just last week Barnes & Noble Education, Inc., which was spun off of Barnes

Regnery Publishing unhappy with The New York Times ‘bestseller’ list, claims bias

The publisher claims the NYT favors books by liberal authors, so will no longer

Magazines

The magazine industry finds itself fighting on unfamiliar terrain, best suited to their rivals

Fall 2017 will see a number of magazine companies soon sell out and stop

State of Vermont looking to sell or find publishing partner for its tourist magazine Vermont Life

The state is looking for a publishing partner willing to either purchase, partner, or

Jazz magazine dig! shutters print edition

The challenges of continuing to publish local interest magazines are high as costs for

Newspapers

Trinity Mirror to make weeklies of the Gloucestershire Citizen and Gloucestershire Echo

The change will become effective on October 12, with five positions said to be

Postmedia partners with Rogers’ magazine titles to launch monthly section ‘Life by Design’

The new section will debut in the regional newspapers on Sept. 8, and in

TC Media sells three Quebec newspapers to company led by Sylvain Lacasse

MONTREAL, Quebec — September 6, 2017 — Transcontinental Inc.’s Media Sector, TC Media, announced today

People

Dan Martin named Senior Vice President of Sales and Business Development at Arkadium

Prior to joining Arkadium, Martin was Vice President and Head of Global Business Development

Matt Gross, most recently EIC of Panna, appointed Digital Director at Rodale’s Runner’s World

Also announced: Marissa Stephenson named Deputy Editor, responsible for providing editorial direction across Runner’s

Karen Hebert-Maccaro, Ph.D joins O’Reilly Media as Chief Content Officer as company expands leadership team

Other recent hires include Mark Jacobs appointed as O’Reilly’s first Chief Revenue Officer BOSTON, Mass.

Technology

Apple launches iOS 11 with redesigned App Store, deals a final blow to digital edition apps

Already gone was the App Store inside iTunes, now Apple has eliminated the subcategories

Adblock Plus releases 2.0 update for iOS browser app

The update includes a complete redesign for better usability, and implementation of Ghost Mode

Apple separates apps from iTunes in 12.7 update, but move has serious drawbacks

The latest version of iTunes is now dedicated solely to media, and acknowledges that