Marketers hope the SXSW launch of an innovative app will give the 143-year-old Texas newspaper a 21st century image.
Barnaby Dawe, the marketing communications director at News International, is leaving the newspaper industry to become the chief marketing officer for book publisher HarperCollins.
RR Donnelley & Sons has acquired Journalism Online, a Web-based publishing service, the companies said March 24. The deal will allow RR Donnelley to incorporate Journalism Online's Press-Plus technology, which enables publishers to offer readers a range of online subscription options, into its services.
'The New York Times' revealed a more robust - but still free - iPad app over the weekend, revamping the "Editor's Choice" app it launched in April 2010 that featured a selection of the media company's top stories.
The New York Times Company announced on August 17 it has launched The New York Times Wine Club, a mail order club that has the potential to provide the embattled publisher with another source of revenue. The newspaper partnered with Global Wine Company, an outsourcer that operates wine mail order clubs for consumer brands such as Omaha Steaks, to handle the business on a turn-key basis.
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