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Book Publishing

Blurb announces new lower priced trade books options, Ingram initiative that expands global distribution potential

Each Monday (and occasionally on Tuesday!) TNM looks at books and book publishing –

Books on Monday: eBooks pricing battle – do you see yourself as an author or a publisher?

Each Monday TNM looks at books and book publishing – either a new book

Amazon emails Kindle Direct Publishing account holders, makes its arguments direct to authors and small publishers

If you are an author or publisher who uses Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) to

Magazines

WebMD launches their second digital-only magazine app: Medscape Business of Medicine

Native tablet magazine uses the Mag+ platform to produce a tablet-only magazine that was

App updates: first mention of iOS 8 in update; Zinio adds batch downloading; Vine update will boast video content

Condé Nast updates its app for Golf World: the print edition has been shuttered,

American Media reports sharp decline in revenue in Q3 earnings report, reports net loss

Revenue falls 13.4 percent in quarter, net income loss of $12 million The publisher The

Newspapers

Backgrounder: Local Media Consortium deal with Yahoo, an old idea finally realized

The Local Media Consortium, a consortium of local newspaper and broadcast companies, announced a

Chicago Sun-Times digital strategy is very modern… for 2010

Newspaper changes app strategy about as often as it changes ownership, all the while

New York Post updates iPad edition, goes replica, angering readers used to original app

Readers of the Murdoch tabloid, used to digital edition originally launched in October 2010,

People

Publisher of Vanity Fair, Edward Menicheschi, named new CMO and President of the Condé Nast Media Group

Menicheschi succeeds Lou Cona, who will leave the company; ondé Nast will name a

Condé Nast names Matt Rice publisher of Style.com and NowManifest

Rice joined Condé Nast in June 2007 and has held several roles at the

Thomas Claybaugh has been named new president and publisher of Gannett Central New York Media

Claybaugh is a Gannett veteran, starting with the company 25 years ago Press Release: MCLEAN, Va.

Technology

comScore report shows digital consumers spending more time using mobile apps than desktop

comScore report claims the days of desktop dominance are over and more time spent

Uber releases API, becomes integrated with OpenTable, other mobile apps

The ride sharing company Uber is nothing if not relentless. While many observers are

Barnes & Noble does book and magazine publishers no favors with launch of new NOOK

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK is light on tech specs – including its display