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German publishers say Google won't get the same deal it got in France

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German newspaper and magazine publishers said Monday that they won't give Google the same copyright deal as it struck with French publishers to settle a dispute over revenue lost when news article snippets appear in search results....
German publishers say Google won't get the same deal it got in France

24 hours in apps media disruption

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How mobile is sparking innovation in publishing, music, television, games and beyondIn 2012, smartphone and tablet apps are at the heart of disruption across the media and entertainment industries. Which sounds like a grandiose claim, but the evidence is there to back it up. In fact, the last 24 hours...
24 hours in apps media disruption
Publishers bring 195 new magazines to print in 2012 despite ongoing digital push

UK VOD Regulator's Competency To Be Reviewed

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The UK’s controversial video-on-demand regulator, which has angered some web publishers by charging them to be regulated against their wishes, will itself now come under review. Ofcom, which handed the role of VOD co-regulator to ATVOD in 2010, will conduct its first biennial formal review of the agency, to...
UK VOD Regulator's Competency To Be Reviewed

The Next Big Platform for Magazines Could be Facebook

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Today, Vanity Fair for the iPad appeared in Apple’s App Store. This summer, the title — and many others — may be available directly in your Facebook newsfeed.Synapse, a subscription marketing agency that works with major magazine publishers like Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi and Hearst, is working with with...
The Next Big Platform for Magazines Could be Facebook

Ted Nadeau: How everyone is a content creator, and what it means for brands [Video]

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Ted Nadeau‘s career is a good example of the evolution of publishing; after a decade managing digital content for major magazine publishers in the US, such as Condé Nast, Hachette Filipacchi Media and Hearst Magazines, he is now the President and COO of Style Coalition, which connects influencers with brands. Nadeau’s area of expertise...
Ted Nadeau: How everyone is a content creator, and what it means for brands [Video]

Finally, a Reason to Read Magazines on a Tablet

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Remember Next Issue Media, the “Hulu for Digital Magazines” consortium made up of the biggest names in publishing? It has finally delivered something worth talking about: Call it Netflix for Magazines. The pitch is simple and intuitive: All the magazines you want, delivered digitally to your tablet, for a flat...
Finally, a Reason to Read Magazines on a Tablet

Apple Wants Magazines On The iPad But Won't Advertise In Them (AAPL)

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Apple has not run a single advertisement for the iPad since July 2011, according to Magazine Radar. Meanwhile, since the original release of the iPad in 2010, Apple has aggressively urged magazine publishers to use the iPad as a publishing platform. Working closely with Apple, a number of major publishers...
Apple Wants Magazines On The iPad But Won't Advertise In Them (AAPL)

Indonesian Newsstand App Scoop Closes $2.4M Series B

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Apps Foundry just announced that it has raised $2.42 million (S$3 million) in a Series B round of funding. The Indonesian company is registered and headquartered in Singapore, and this round of funding has come from Indonesia’s largest media group, Kompas Gramedia. The company’s main product is a digital newsstand app...
Indonesian Newsstand App Scoop Closes $2.4M Series B
Next Issue Media, The Netflix For Magazines, Comes To The iPad

Belgian media planning shared digital content passport

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Fresh from apparently wrangling online content fees from Google last month, Belgian newspaper websites will, in 2013, launch an industry-wide platform to take back their readers. Major Flemish- and French-language newspaper publishers, magazine publishers and three TV broadcasters in the country have teamed to create Media ID, a common platform...
Belgian media planning shared digital content passport
Ideas for How to Monetize the Future of Magazines

From print to Pinterest: Digimarc expands digital watermarking service

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The new issue of House Beautiful, hitting store shelves today, is being billed as the first Pinterest-enabled print magazine — allowing readers to scan the first page of the “Kitchen of the Month” feature with a smartphone app to connect to a Pinterest pinboard preloaded with pictures that they can...
From print to Pinterest: Digimarc expands digital watermarking service
Funding daily: mobile payments, charitable giving, and flower delivery

Magazines Double Down on Print

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Rafat Ali, writing for Paid Content: Five of the leading publishers — Time Inc., Hearst, Condé Nast, Wenner Media, and Meredith — have banded together for this “power of print” campaign, reminiscent of a similar campaign by newspaper publishers a few years ago, when the world was slightly rosier. […]...
Magazines Double Down on Print

Magazine apps show encouraging take-up, but more disruption ahead

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Single issues, one-shots and subscriptions doing well, but all-you-can-read and aggregation also on the agendaPrint magazine publishers' enthusiasm for apps is starting to pay off, but the market is likely to be about more than pure sales and subscriptions.Whether launching spin-offs, AR features to connect print and digital, or looking...
Magazine apps show encouraging take-up, but more disruption ahead

Apple Pushing Ahead with Plans for Subscription TV Service by Christmas?

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The New York Post reports that Apple is pressing ahead with plans to launch its own streaming television service by the end of the year, despite continued resistance from content providers.For months, Apple’s point man, Eddie Cue, has been leading talks with content providers, which have largely balked at the...
Apple Pushing Ahead with Plans for Subscription TV Service by Christmas?

Apple’s Newsstand generates $70K per day, study says

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The top 100 publications in Apple’s iOS Newsstand generate about $70,000 per day, according to a new study released today from research firm Distimo. Apple first released its Newsstand back in October as a new feature for iOS 5. The Newsstand is basically a store that allows people to...
Apple’s Newsstand generates $70K per day, study says

"This represents an opportunity for the magazine business to become more leveraged toward consumer..."

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"This represents an opportunity for the magazine business to become more leveraged toward consumer revenue and a little less dependent on advertising." - David Carey, the president of Hearst Magazines, talking to WSJ about their success (and challenges) in magazines going fully digital. It's pretty interesting that the move to...
"This represents an opportunity for the magazine business to become more leveraged toward consumer..."

It Took Wired Magazine 20 Years To Get 50% Of Its Ad Sales From The Web

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Wired magazine was first published in 1993. Built to cover new technology and, especially, the web as it developed in the frenzied late 1990s tech bubble, the magazine has always been a leader in the discussion of how best to monetize new media. Except when it came to itself, apparently....
It Took Wired Magazine 20 Years To Get 50% Of Its Ad Sales From The Web

A Leak From The USA TODAY Shows How The Kindle Fire Is Blowing Away Other Android Tablets (AMZN, APPL)

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Here's an interesting look at how the platform wars are playing out across smartphones and tablets. GeekWire landed an internal slide from USA Today that lists how many times its application has been downloaded. USA Today has a wider, more geographically diverse readership than most other newspapers, giving us...
A Leak From The USA TODAY Shows How The Kindle Fire Is Blowing Away Other Android Tablets (AMZN, APPL)

Switching consumers to digital books is hard enough -- get ready for magazines

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When it comes to bringing magazines to the Kindle or iPad, some of the trickiest competitors aren’t fellow digital platforms — it’s the actual print products themselves. Paper magazines are still pretty good, Amazon told publishers on Monday. Russ Grandinetti, vice president for Kindle content for Amazon, spoke Monday in...
Switching consumers to digital books is hard enough -- get ready for magazines
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David Carey Says Hearst is No Time Inc.

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Time Warner is so down on the magazine business that it is going to dump/spin off Time Inc., the world’s biggest magazine publisher. But other magazine publishers insist things are fine. Or if not fine, then potentially fine. Now, it’s entirely possible that publishers like Conde Nast and Hearst are...
David Carey Says Hearst is No Time Inc.

Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

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Hearst is following Conde Nast’s lead and will start releasing metrics on its paid iPad editions, the company announced today. Separately, the Association of Magazine Media has released a new set of guidelines for digital metrics. Hearst, which charges separately for its magazines’ digital editions instead of bundling them...
Magazine Publishers Start To Coalesce Around Better Digital Metrics

UK's internet video regulator is here to stay

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The UK’s controversial new VOD regulator has been re-appointed to the task, after a review backed every aspect of its work. The Authority for Television On-Demand (ATVOD) has ruffled online publisher and broadcaster feathers since its introduction in 2010. Complaints included: the fees ATVOD charges operators to be regulated by...
UK's internet video regulator is here to stay

Britannica Ends Printing, Now Will Face Wikipedia On Price, Quality

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At a conference last week, an Encyclopaedia Brittanica executive rose from the floor to challenge keynoter Jimmy Wales. “I don’t want to be accused of killing Britannica,” Wales told Britannica UK MD Ian Grant from the stage. “There’s no danger of that,” Britannica’s Grant assured him. Just a week...
Britannica Ends Printing, Now Will Face Wikipedia On Price, Quality

Flipboard update turns readers into magazine publishers

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The popular news-reading app adds the ability to create and share personalized periodicals curated from Web content such as news stories, photos, and videos. [Read more]...
Flipboard update turns readers into magazine publishers

THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Is Waging War On Microsoft Office (GOOG)

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The Google Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email GOOG Up With Markets Stocks are up in early trading on China's rate cut and Bernanke's monetary policy speech to the Senate. Shares of GOOG are up with the rest of tech. Investors...
THE GOOGLE INVESTOR: Google Is Waging War On Microsoft Office (GOOG)

Mediagazer launches as the Techmeme of media

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Today Techmeme creator Gabe Rivera launched Mediagazer, his latest news aggregator.  The site will cover the latest media news, from the production side, to distribution and new technologies. Mediagazer features the same hybrid approach of automatic and manual editing for selecting stories as Techmeme. The site is edited by Megan...
Mediagazer launches as the Techmeme of media
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