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December 26, 2012
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  • N.Y. Times pay wall becomes a significant revenue source
    The New York Times' online pay wall will generate an estimated $91 million this year, according to Evercore Partners analyst Douglas Arthur, who says the Internet will account for 12% of subscriptions for the Times and the International Herald Tribune. The premium site's sales -- which have surpassed online-advertising revenues -- are growing faster than the newspaper's advertising dollars are declining, Arthur says. Bloomberg (12/21), PaidContent.org (12/21) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Can mobile advertising stop being weird?
    Mobile advertising is still seen by many brands as simply "online paid advertising made little," says Melissa Parrish, a senior analyst at Forrester Research. That undervalues the medium and leads marketers to miss out on mobile's true potential, Parrish argues. "Mobile advertising is in a really weird place right now," she says. Chicago Tribune (tiered subscription model) (12/25) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • In-flight entertainment, meet the tablet
    IPads -- and tablets in general -- may be the next big thing when it comes to in-flight entertainment. OpenSkies airline, El Al Airlines and American Airlines distribute tablets on some flights so travelers can enjoy on-demand programming. Other airlines are leveraging Wi-Fi technology to let customers stream content on their own mobile devices. USA Today (12/20) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Entertainment Matters at CES 
  • LAVO to host the Official Entertainment Matters Party
    If you are an Entertainment Matters attendee at CES, join us on Jan. 9 from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. Pacific time at LAVO Nightclub in The Palazzo for the Official Entertainment Matters Party. Enjoy complimentary admission and a well open bar and network with the Hollywood and entertainment communities, including a special appearance by our EM ambassador, Felicia Day. The Entertainment Matters program was designed to help entertainment professionals navigate the world's largest annual innovation event through exhibits, keynotes and panels as well as events critical to the Hollywood community. Sponsored by Variety and AOL, Entertainment Matters is your connection to lucrative partnerships and groundbreaking innovations at the world's most influential technology event. More information about this and other CES Events is available on CESweb.org. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Official CES Closing Party to be held at TAO
    TAO at The Venetian is one of Vegas' hottest nightclubs, so it's no wonder that it will host the official closing party for the 2013 International CES. With over 10,000 square feet, you'll have plenty of room to end your 2013 CES right. Enjoy complimentary admission all night, and an exclusive wristband for complimentary service to their well open bar from 10:30 to 11:30 p.m. Pacific time on Jan. 11. Attendees must bring their CES badge or a printed copy of the event pass. For more information about this and other CES Events, visit CESweb.org. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story

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A retailer simply may not see much incentive to drop ebook prices by a dollar or two if a) people are already buying those ebooks through them at the higher price; b) other retailers are likely to match the discount and c) the slightly lower price won't convert many new buyers."
--Laura Hazard Owen, writing at PaidContent.org

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