• Oct 20- Online book retailer Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has signed a multiyear deal with Simon& Schuster Inc, the second Big-Five book publisher, on the future price of e-books. Amazon, which had been in talks with Simon& Schuster since July over pricing, confirmed the deal first reported by the Business Insider news blog that the two had reached an agreement.

  • Amazon and Simon & Schuster reach multiyear deal Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 8:31 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon.com and Hachette Book Group remain in a months-long standoff, but the online retailer has reached a multiyear agreement with another major New York publisher, Simon& Schuster. Reportedly deadlocked with Hachette over how to share e-book revenues, Amazon has been slowing deliveries and removing pre-order buttons for numerous Hachette books,...

  • Oct 20- Amazon.com Inc signed a multi-year deal with Simon& Schuster Inc, the second major Big Five book publisher it has been negotiating with on the price of e-books, Business Insider reported, citing a source with knowledge of the situation. Online book retailer Amazon had been in talks with Simon& Schuster since July over pricing. Amazon had been locked in a war...

  • Myanmar jails 3 journalists for leadership report Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 5:29 AM ET

    YANGON, Myanmar— A Myanmar court sentenced a media owner, publisher and three journalists to two years in prison Thursday in the latest ruling to raise concerns about press freedoms in the country emerging from military rule. The July 7 article in the privately-run Bi Mon Te journal reported about an activist group that claimed opposition leader Aung San Suu...

  • *Other major listings in Tokyo this year have flopped. TOKYO, Oct 16- Staffing firm Recruit Holdings Co Ltd surged in its market debut in Tokyo on Thursday, with investors leaping at a rare opportunity to grab part of a big Japanese company with strong online growth prospects. It values the company at around $18 billion- on par with Sony Corp and more than...

  • Meredith teams up with, Martha Stewart magazines Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:58 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Martha Stewart Living said Wednesday that marketing and media services company Meredith Corp. will take over ad sales, circulation and production of Martha Stewart Living and Martha Stewart Wedding magazines. Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. said the deal will increase its annual operating income by $10 million to $15 million.

  • 3 dead believed to be newspaper publisher, family Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:23 PM ET

    Duncan Police Chief Danny Ford said autopsy results are pending but that as far as investigators can tell, the bodies are those of John and Tinker Hruby and daughter Katherine. John Hruby was the publisher of The Marlow Review, a weekly newspaper with a circulation of about 3,500, where his wife also worked. "At this time The Marlow Review asks the general public...

  • Oct 14- The Washington Post said its Chief Revenue Officer Kevin Gentzel was quitting to join Yahoo Inc as head of advertising sales for North America, after a little more than a year at the newspaper publisher. Gentzel, who has earlier worked with online video service company News Distribution Network and Forbes magazine, will report to Yahoo's Americas head...

  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Postmedia Network said on Monday it will buy Quebecor Inc's Sun Media newspaper assets for C $316 million in a deal that would give a single publisher control of most of the major English-language dailies in Canada. The deal would bring some 175 newspapers and publications, including the Sun's flagship assets- the Ottawa, Toronto, Winnipeg,...

  • Oct 6- Goop, the lifestyle blog and online shopping site founded by actress Gwyneth Paltrow in 2008, named a new chief executive officer on Monday to spearhead an e-commerce expansion that includes Goop-branded apparel. Lisa Gersh, who was previously CEO and president of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia and co-founder of Oxygen Media, will expand the site's...

  • TORONTO, Oct 6- Postmedia Network said on Monday it will buy Quebecor Inc's Sun Media assets for C $316 million in a sale that would create the dominant English-language newspaper publisher in Canada. The deal would bring 175 newspapers and publications, including the Sun chain of dailies- the Ottawa Sun, Toronto Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Sun and Calgary Sun- as...

  • The sale will include the Sun chain of dailies, the Ottawa Sun, Toronto Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Edmonton Sun and Calgary Sun, as well as The London Free Press, the 24 Hours dailies in Toronto and Vancouver, and community dailies and weeklies, along with some other assets.

  • Read all about it: Newspapers to survive! Friday, 3 Oct 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Pressmen operate a newspaper press in this circa 1940 photo.

    Newspapers of the future will continue to be printed, as many consumers still prefer paper over tablets and smartphones, executives say.

  • Derek Jeter launches his own publishing company Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 7:20 PM ET
    Derek Jeter's "The Players' Tribune"

    Derek Jeter announces The Players'Tribune, a new publishing company that provides a forum for star athletes and their stories.

  • Can billionaires save the American newspaper? Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:36 AM ET
    Jeff Bezos

    Billionaires Buffett, Bezos and Henry are hoping to save the newspaper industry through a mix of civic pride and digital innovation.

  • New York Times to cut about 100 newsroom jobs Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 9:28 AM ET
    The New York Times building in New York City.

    The New York Times plans to eliminate about 100 newsroom jobs, as well as a smaller number of positions from its editorial and business operations.

  • Sept 30- News Corp, publisher of the Wall Street Journal, said it would buy real estate website operator Move Inc for for about $950 million. News Corp said it would pay $21 per share, representing a premium of 37 percent over Move's closing price on Monday.

  • Parsons: Not an easy path for Comcast     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:52 AM ET

    Richard Parsons, former Time Warner chairman & CEO, discusses Comcast's frustration with high-profile opponents of its proposed union with Time Warner Cable. This is a tough merger, says Parsons.

  • Amazon looks to launch e-books in Netherlands - FT Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 3:33 PM ET

    Sept 23- Online retailer Amazon.com Inc is in talks with a number of Dutch publishers to sell e-books in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported, citing a Dutch publisher. But now Amazon has actually been in touch and so we are getting close, "the report quoted Sander Knol, the director of Xander, a Dutch publisher that has been approached by Amazon.

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc, Toys R Us Inc and industry magazine Toy Insider have all picked the just-launched toy for their closely watched annual gifting guides.