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Book Publishing

John Wiley & Sons CEO Stephen M. Smith to step down June 1

Smith has served as Wiley’s President and CEO since 2011, having served as COO

Scribd releases iOS app update aimed at performance improvements

The eBook subscription service Scribd today issued a rather major update to its iOS

Oyster updates iOS unlimited book app; The NYT adds iPhone support to the NYT Cooking app

Digital publishing platforms Mag+ and Adobe updated their iOS previewer apps, with Adobe fixing

Magazines

Meredith updates Apple Newsstand app for Fitness, converting into one for Shape

Older Newsstand app for Shape magazine is no longer in the App Store, while

Three digital magazines: design choices and discoverability at the core of these Newsstand apps

First look at the digital magazines Minneapolis Institute of Arts Verso Magazine and Casa

Acquisitions and digital revenue growth drives record revenue and profits at Meredith

DES MOINES, Iowa – April 23, 2015 — Meredith Corporation, the leading media and

Newspapers

McClatchy advertising dips sharply, reports $11.3 million loss for quarter

Newspaper company says advertising revenue fell 12 percent in Q1 of 2015, though digital

The New York Times releases its Apple Watch related update ahead of official launch on Friday

Priceline among those who also issued Apple Watch related updates; Apple updates its iWork

The Wall Street Journal launches redesigned, responsive website

Later this week, the Journal promises to launch on the Apple Watch, issuing an

People

Paul Miller joins B2B publisher Penton as Group President

Miller previously was CEO at UBM Tech and UBM Electronics, and before that CEO

David Chivers moves from yearbooks and class rings to president and publisher of Gannett’s Des Moines Register

Most recently, Chivers was chief digital officer at Jostens, and before that Vice President,

Technology

TV Guide promotes its update that adds Apple Watch support

NEW YORK, NY – April 24, 2015 – TV Guide Digital today announced the

Google unveils Project Fi, the company’s own wireless service

The service promises to improve connectivity, while only charging customer for the data they

Writing and self-publishing platform Tablo adds new analytics tool: Tablo Scholar

The Melbourne, Australia-based writing and self-publishing platform Tablo today unveiled a new analytics product