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Book Publishing

UK supermarket chain Tesco to close down eBooks service Blinkbox Books

Chain fails to find buyer for eBook service, but sells off Blinkbox Music to

Evolve Media acquires the online pet publishing group Dogtime Media

With a largely female readership, Dogtime Media will reside under Evolve Media’s female and

Humanities Open Book Program seeks to give new life to out-of-print books in the humanities

National Endowment for the Humanities and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation program to give

Magazines

What is a magazine? Media reporters often see the web as the answer to all publishing needs

There is a major difference between a publisher’s magazine brand and its total catalog

Publisher of Ebony, Johnson Publishing, to sell photo archives in attempt to raise cash

The publisher of Ebony, Johnson Publishing, said it would attempt to sell its photography

The Newsstand dilemma: changing subscription options risks losing loyal readers

The rules of the various digital newsstands mean changing pricing may come with dire

Newspapers

French daily Le Monde the latest news organization to have its Twitter account hacked

USA Today updates iPad app, but readers immediately rush to iTunes to tell publisher

Children of newspaper owner ask for bigger share of inheritance; DFM carve up to begin soon

Morning Brief: Boy who authored Christian bestseller with his father recants story – he

Newspaper websites and other online forums continue to struggle with comment policies

Washington Post, other newspapers come to defense of freedom of the press and nonviolence

People

Founding CEO of St. Johns Optical Systems, Ronald Driggers, named editor of Applied Optics

Prior to founding St. Johns Optical Systems, Driggers was the Superintendent of the Optical

The Economist names its 17th editor, Zanny Minton Beddoes

Beddoes spent two years as an economist at the IMF working on macroeconomic adjustment

Technology

Greek voters on Sunday elect new government committed to ending austerity policies

News round-up: USA Today issues update to fix problem with crosswords; Aquafadas updates preview

Storytelling Immortalia lets users record and share their personal video narratives

Through a series of categories and questions, the app prompts users to share their

Broadcasters’ show to feature Aerial Robotics & Drone Pavilion

New NAB pavilion presented by Drone Media Group and sponsored by DJI Innovations Press Release: WASHINGTON,