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July 1, 2012

Even with all the recent hype over social networking site Pinterest, many publishers may not be full

Flipboard Named Publishing Innovator of the Year
May 1, 2012

If innovation can be measured by impact, then Flipboard certainly fits the bill. Since its launch in 2010, the app, which aggregates news and information from social media contacts and selected news sources, has rewritten the rules of mobile content delivery through its use of personalized RSS feeds, sophisticated interactivity and a clean, magazine-like design.

Hachette Book Group and Flipboard Selected as Publishing Innovators of the Year
March 1, 2012

Publishing Executive and Book Business magazines have announced that leading U.S. book publisher Hachette Book Group (HBG) and "social magazine" Flipboard have been selected as the prestigious 2012 Publishing Innovators of the Year. The Innovator awards are given annually by Publishing Executive and Book Business—leading publications covering the magazine and book publishing industries, respectively—to recognize significant efforts and achievements in publishing innovation.

Bonnier, Hearst, Scholastic and More to Speak @ TH(ink) E-reading Summit
February 2, 2012

The TH(ink) E-reading Summit will take place on Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at the New York Marriott Marquis in conjunction with the Publishing Business Conference & Expo, North America's largest conference for book and magazine publishers.

The 2012 TH(ink) E-reading Summit  is a half day of programming that offers a better understanding of how e-reading technologies and market developments will create opportunities for selling content from book and magazine publishers.

Meredith Shutters DIY Darling ReadyMade Magazine, Eliminates 75 Jobs
June 16, 2011

Meredith is closing the hip, DIY darling ReadyMade magazine and eliminating 75 positions from the company as a whole, incurring a $10 million one-time charge in a bid to save costs in the long run.

"Positioning Meredith for continued growth requires periodic realignment of resources, including how we deploy our workforce," Meredith Chairman-CEO Steve Lacy said in a statement confirming word that had emerged hours earlier.