Bundled up: Rogers bets on a digital future for magazines

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Description: Rogers hopes to add online magazine publications to its database available to wireless and cable subscribers. Digital publications also offer an advanced way to track reader trends to entice advertisers. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: September 26, 2013 Rogers Media is taking a lesson from its parent company’s cable division, as it bundles all… Read more »

Metered pay walls the new reality for newspapers

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Description: Newspapers are returning to a business strategy that served them well in the heyday of street-corner newsboys shouting the front-page news. They’re enticing people with a little free online content before asking them to pay up. Source: GlobeandMail .com Date: April 3, 2012 About 300 newspapers across the United States, and a growing number… Read more »

Amazon Signs Up Authors, Writing Publishers Out of Deal

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Description: Amazon will publish 122 books this fall in an array of genres, in both physical and e-book form. It is a striking acceleration of the retailer’s fledging publishing program that will place Amazon squarely in competition with the New York houses that are also its most prominent suppliers. Source: NYTimes.com Date: Oct 16, 2011… Read more »