US Newsstand Sales Fell 16% in 2015

2015 saw a 15.8 percent year-over-year decline in the number of magazines sold on North American newsstands, according to data released today by MagNet, corresponding to a 13 percent drop in industry-wide newsstand revenue

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Comic-Con, Lionsgate To Debut VOD Channel

Part entertainment channel, part promotional platform, Comic-Con International and Lionsgate will start up a subscription video on demand channel called Comic-Con HD.
The ad-free service will launch on May 7 as a beta test, leading up to its official start in June, ahead of its big annual Comic-Con International event in San Diego. Comic-Con and Lionsgate did not disclose consumer pricing for the channel

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Facebook launches Canvas for brands

Mark D’Arcy, the chief creative officer at Facebook Creative Shop, the social media giant’s in-house ad agency, told a press briefing today that Canvas will give advertisers “more space” and will allow them to create “unique” experiences on mobile

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