Jersey Shore Cast to Save the Publishing Industry
The above title is a perfect example of why there needs to be a font dedicated to sarcasm. Two of the MTV cast members, Ronnie and J-WOWW did however, ink a deal with St. Martin’s Press to “write” a book called Never Fall in Love At the Jersey Shore. [SPOILER ALERT] The word “bro” will follow each sentence Ronnie contributes to the book and there may or may not be tanning lotion scented scratch-and-sniff pages.
The BPA Reports Digital Circulation is Up 26 Percent
The BPA, a leading source for verified audience data and media auditing, released their 2009 year-end results. Digital editions accounted for 17.4% of the total circulation from the 426 members who reported their digital usage. Even more good news for digital publishers, the BPA recently relaxed their rules on digital subscriptions.
Smart People in Publishing Meet to Do Smart People Stuff
People from all over the publishing industry will be participating in a one day forum on the Future of Publishing. Their discussions will include traditional publishers adapting to changing models, the consumer of the future and how emerging technologies will serve their needs, evolving distribution methods on new devices and delivery platforms, and how social media is changing how and when consumers obtain the content that interests them.