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The Huffington Post is moving into Asia

December 17, 2012


The Huffington Post will launch in Japan through a partnership with the Japanese newspaper company Asahi Shimbun. The Japanese-language edition marks the Huffington Post’s first foray into Asia. Asahi Shimbun was founded in 1879 and has a daily circulation of 8 million for the morning edition and 3.4 million for the evening edition. “The market […]

Publishers’ ties to distribution a barrier for e-books

January 30, 2012


By PHILIP BRASOR On Nov. 13, publisher Takarajima took out newspaper advertisements for its magazine-like book “Denshi Shoseki no Shotai” (“The Real Shape of e-Books“), describing it as a polemic “against electronic books.” It includes input from Naoki Award winning novelist Miyuki Miyabe, who explains why she isn’t “aggressive” about electronic publishing, as well as […]