Posts Tagged ‘ the future of publishing ’

PC Magazine Axes Print Edition

Nov 19th, 2008 | By | Category: Commentary, General

Another one bites the dust: industry stalwart PC Magazine will print its last paper issue this coming January, according to an announcement from Editor-in-Chief Lance Ulanoff. Increased print and delivery expenses contributed to the decision to move away from the print edition of the magazine, which has been around for 27 years. Ulanoff paints the […]

TypePad Offers Bailout For Journalists

Nov 19th, 2008 | By | Category: General

High-level talks are happening this week in Washington, D.C. this week between Big Business and government officials, focused on an emergency government bailout of the foundering financial and automotive industries. The thinking is that saving Wall Street and Detroit from further disaster will have some kind of ripple (trickle-down?) effect and buoy prospects for smaller […]

Newspapers Facing Extinction

Jun 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: General

We talk a lot at Podcasting News about how new media gives anyone the potential to publish to people all around the world. This poses challenges to traditional media, though, especially newspapers, because they are faced with tens of thousands of nimble new competitors. As a result, newspapers are losing advertisers to Web media, losing […]

Novelist Scott Sigler On Using Podcasts For Promotion

Apr 6th, 2008 | By | Category: General

The SFGate has a profile of podcasting novelist Scott Sigler that looks at how he’s used free podcasts to promoting his writing career: Before Sigler revealed podcasting as a new frontier for book promotion, the San Francisco author was rebuffed hundreds of times by major publishers. Sigler’s science fiction-horror thrillers attracted little attention. That changed […]