People in the News 12/9/13

by | Dec 9, 2013 | 0 comments

According to KnowledgeSpeak “IOP Publishing (IOP), a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institute of Physics, has announced the appointment of Dr Matthew Salter as the new Publishing Manager for Asia Pacific. He will take up his role on December 14, 2013 and will be based in IOP Publishing’s Tokyo office…”

PaidContent notes that “former Wall Street Journal reporter Jessica Lessin got some attention when she left the newspaper six months ago to start a new online news venture, and this week she launched the project, known as The Information: a subscription-only technology and business news service that costs $399 a year and has no free content or “leaks” in its paywall. The hardness of the wall and the price surprised many — given the experiences of some other new-media outlets that tried and failed with a hard paywall model — but Lessin said in an interview she is convinced she can build a sustainable business based on that approach…”

The CNI Fall 2013 Membership Meeting takes place at the Capitol Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. on 9-10 December. OCLC Senior Program Officer Ricky Erway is presenting on these two panels on Monday, 9 December:

 

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