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Rakuten Kobo partners with online retailer to launch ‘Kobo Plus’ for Dutch and Belgian markets

The €9.99 per month eBook subscription service will offer titles for Kobo eReaders, as

Amazon pushes print with new KDP paperback beta program

The online retailer, and increasingly publisher, Amazon, today reached out to Kindle Direct Publishing

Technology journalist launches Kickstarter campaign for book on type, printing, and punctuation

Media news tidbits: MAZ Digital debuts new over-the-top CMS platform called TVX for publishing


Time Inc. grows digital ad revenue 63% in Q4 earnings report, overall revenue down 1%

But financials are complicated as the publisher still ended the year in the red,

Time Inc., Jerry Bruckheimer TV in partnership to develop ‘Sports Illustrated: True Crime’ series

Time Inc. continues to use its magazine brands such as People and SI as

Another magazine drops the publisher title; what is a mag publisher, and are they still needed in a digital media world?

The publisher title is fast disappearing from the magazine industry, though skeptics wonder if


tronc ad revenue falls 13.7% in Q4, but company manages a profit due to reduced headcount

The publisher of the LA Times and Chicago Tribune also announced that Timothy Knight,

Fairfax Media reports higher earnings through cost cutting, recommits to print despite sharp declines in ad revenue

The publisher of The Sydney Morning Herald also announced a strategic review of the

New Media Investment Group reports lower earnings despite new acquisitions

The owner of GateHouse Media saw same-store print ad revenue fall 7.7 percent in


NBC Digital new hires include Gregg Birnbaum as Politics Editor, Ali Vitali as White House Digital Reporter

Other new hires: Andrew Springer joins today as Director of Social Strategy, Jeremy Kestenbaum

US journalist Steve Buttry dies of pancreatic cancer, blogs own obit

Longtime journalist, newspaper editor, Buttry’s last work in journalism came as the director of

Jose Antonio Vargas partners with TheMaven on channel devoted to the changing American identity

Vargas is a former Washington Post reporter and Huffington Post editor, and is currently


Dennis and Sourcepoint results from six-month ad block test of Dialogue solution revealed

Up to 57% of users with ad block software opted to receive ads when

Apple’s WWDC to return to San Jose, to delight and despair of developers

Apple held its developer conference in San Jose from 1988 to 2002, but that

WordPress plug-in for Apple News updated, now support of videos in feed, maturity rating

The update brings the popular plug-in up to version 1.2.3, and follows the update