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Book Publishing

Apple updates iBooks Author, adds in support for importing ePub and InDesign files

Update also allows designers to set their media to auto-play, and for readers to

Meredith wins deal to manage business side of Martha Stewart magazine publishing

Meredith will lead sales and marketing, circulation, production, and other non-editorial functions of Martha

Book self-publishing services site, Reedsy, opens up its user profile pages of early members

Each Monday (and very often on Tuesday!) TNM looks at books and book publishing

Magazines

Meredith wins deal to manage business side of Martha Stewart magazine publishing

Meredith will lead sales and marketing, circulation, production, and other non-editorial functions of Martha

First look: Fires Bulletin, a new digital magazine launched into the Apple Newsstand for U.S. Artillery pros

Apple Newsstand app uses the Adobe Digital Publishing Suite to produce a bi-monthly native

New print and iPad magazine, Perspective, to launch Kickstarter funding campaign for title with a ‘near future’ perspective

A new magazine will try to forecast the ‘near future’ – assuming their Kickstarter

Newspapers

Washington Post to launch a 24-page national tabloid edition to be inserted into weekend papers

The Washington Post today said that it would premiere a new 24-page national edition

Hearst gives SFGate.com a much needed website redesign

Original website was launched in 1994, during a Newspaper Guild strike, making the site

The Bay Guardian is shut down; E.W. Scripps lays off staff of its alt-weekly in Knoxville

Wednesday was a bad day for alt-weeklies as the Bay Guardian announced that it

People

Gayle Troberman joins iHeartMedia as Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer

Troberman joins iHeartMedia from IPG Mediabrands, where she served as Chief Marketing and Ideas

Kushner names Richard Mirman, former biz dev director for Harrah’s Entertainment, as new publisher of the Orange County Register

The chief executive of Freedom Communications, Aaron Kushner, today named Richard Mirman, the former

Dao Nguyen promoted to publisher of BuzzFeed

Nguyen has been Director of Growth at the website, was previously Director of Product

Technology

30DC, maker of the MagCast publishing platform, reports full year earnings

It is earnings season again and soon the big tech and media companies will

GTxcel announces partnership with video player company, JW Player

Partnership will allow for video assets to be uploaded to the GTxcel Unified Publishing

Apple granted patent for ‘iNewspaper’ digital device, an old idea likely to go nowhere

The website PatentlyApple is reporting today that Apple has been granted a patent for