Publishing

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Forbes Media puts itself up for sale

NEW YORK (AP) — The president and CEO of Forbes Media says the family owned magazine publisher has put itself up for sale. In a Friday letter to employees, Mike Perlis said that Forbes Media […]

11/17/2013

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NY judge: Apple conspired to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK (AP) — Apple Inc. conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, saying the evidence left no doubt that the computer maker broke antitrust laws. U.S. District Judge […]

07/10/2013

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Publisher: Sen. Warren book coming out in 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a favorite among liberals for her forceful advocacy for consumers and criticisms of the financial industry, has a book deal. The Massachusetts Democrat has an agreement with […]

05/29/2013

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Hachette Book Group expands library e-catalog

NEW YORK (AP) — The standoff between publishers and libraries over e-books is rapidly easing. On Wednesday, Hachette Book Group became the fourth major publisher this year to announce it was expanding its digital offerings […]

05/01/2013

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Publisher speeds up e-book access for libraries

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of Khaled Hosseini, Harlan Coben and other popular authors has decided that it’s comfortable with letting libraries offer e-book editions of brand new releases.

03/27/2013

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Howard J. Leonhardt on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Howard J. Leonhardt, an inventor and serial entrepreneur, who has founded 21 companies in various fields from medical to restaurant to media.

01/31/2013

Penske Media, owner of Deadline site, buys Variety

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Penske Media Corp., the owner of the snarky entertainment website Deadline, has purchased venerable show business publication Variety for $25 million. Reed Elsevier Group PLC announced its sale of the publication […]

10/09/2012

Victim 1 in Jerry Sandusky trial has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) – A key witness – Victim 1 – against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has a book deal and will soon reveal his identity. Ballantine Bantam Dell announced Thursday […]

09/27/2012

US newsstand magazine sales slide 10 percent

(AP) – U.S. magazine sales fell nearly 10 percent in the first half of 2012, a troubling sign for print publishers that suggests Americans are still being careful about discretionary spending. The Audit Bureau of […]

08/07/2012

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