Tag: itunes

by Eric Mark Do

The Toronto Star is testing the e-book market with a dedicated subscription model. Launched in November 2012, Star Dispatches is the brainchild of the Toronto Star’s marketing department. The Star already has more than 20 titles of long-form journalism to choose from — ranging from investigations, in-depth health reporting, special reports on events and more. […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. UK residents buying more digital books than printed ones through Amazon (Telegraph) 2. New program offers thousands of indie e-book titles to libraries (Digital Book World) 3. All three of Jonah Lehrer’s books now under review by his publisher (Poynter) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories of the week from across the web on e-books and self-publishing 1. Authors Guild objects to proposed e-books settlement (Mashable) 2. Will Google’s new tablet rival other e-readers? (USA Today) 3. Op-Ed: Europe needs a digital single market for its e-book industry (Guardian) 4. How to unlock your iTunes book so you […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

How many ways can you sell magazine content? In the rapidly changing world of digital magazines, we’ve seen all kinds of variations: multimedia apps, digital replicas, individual stories, single issues, subscriptions, and even the all-you-can-read buffet model. But these variations have usually happened within the boundary of a single magazine brand, rarely blending content from […] more »

by Amanda Lin Costa

Click here to read the whole series Traditionally, there were three main types of distribution for the work of independent filmmakers: theatrical, broadcast and straight to DVD. Most filmmakers hoped for a combination of all three. But everything has changed. The digital online world has opened up new avenues of distribution including video on demand, […] more »

by Mark Glaser

Dear Cable and Satellite Companies, Hollywood Studios, and the People Who Make TV: The thing is, we love TV shows. We love the comedy, the drama, the sports, the events, and even sometimes what you call “romantic comedy.” We remember fondly those days growing up as kids when the family sat around in the den […] more »

by Mark Glaser

This week MediaShift will be doing a special in-depth report on cutting the cord to cable TV — who’s doing it, why and how. For background, we’re updating our special guide to cutting the cord we first published in January 2010. That post has been viewed more than 58,000 times, proving that there’s an intense […] more »

by Mark Glaser

The Mediatwits podcast is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome […] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Business content on MediaShift is sponsored by the weekend MA in Public Communication at American University. Designed for working professionals, the program is suited to career changers and public relations or social marketing professionals seeking career advancement. Learn more here. Digital publishing seems like a great opportunity for independent magazines. Getting a new, highly focused […] more »

by Mark Glaser

There’s a growing feeling in the American music business that the future will be in the cloud. No one will need physical CDs anymore, but will listen to music on streaming services such as Pandora and Spotify, which will eventually merge into a grand digital jukebox. But industry veteran Tom Silverman, who founded dance music […] more »