Archive for September, 2012
Almost a year after launch the Independent is reviewing its trial metered paywall for readers in the US and Canada as it ‘has not delivered on the ambitions from a revenue standpoint’
Tweet This week Future Publishing, publisher of Total Film and Future Music, reported that it has made £5 million from sales of digital magazines via Newsstand , Apple’s app retail portal which launched last October . Future was also named Digital Publisher of the Year for consumer media at Wednesday’s PPA digital awards, where Dennis Publishing’s The Week was named Digital Edition of the Year
A Renoir painting purchased at a West Virginia flea market was apparently stolen in 1951 , Washington Post reporter Ian Shapira discovered, causing an auction company to cancel its planned sale and complicating its discoverer’s intention to purchase a new… Read more
The Buttry Diary | Pinterest | Pottstown Mercury The Pottstown (Pa.) Mercury is using a Pinterest board of wanted-criminal mugshots to engage readers and help police make arrests.
Bloomberg | The New York Times Bloomberg News found that 19 of 20 federal agencies did not comply within 20 days to a request for travel expenses made under the Freedom of Information Act. Jim Snyder and Danielle Ivory… Read more
The legacy of Richard Aoki as an activist scholar and educator remains at the center of recent claims that he had worked as an FBI informant over a period of 16 years since 1961Known popularly in life as the man
Muck Rack, which now has 10,000 journalists on social media in its database, has recently launched a new portfolio feature for journalists to add links to their work
Guru Magazine, which launched early last year, is hoping the funding will help it reach a larger audience and launch a mobile app by the end of the year
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The New York Times | The Washington Post | Politico Horse-race-style coverage of the 2012 election creates its own gravity , Ross Douthat argues in The New York Times: There are plenty of stories circulating that might be expected … Read more