John Pavley, CTO of Huffington Post and speaker at the Publishing Business Conference & Expo spoke with Gigaom yesterday on the Huffington Post's recent decision to end anonymous commenting in order to combat abusive "trolls," an effort that he will lead. Pavley will continue to stretch his technological know-how at the Expo's Mobile & Digital Magazine Symposium on September 23rd. He, with Livingly Media CEO Tony Mamone, will delve into the challenges and opportunities unique to digital-only magazines and may even impart tips to limit your own site's trolls. Click here to learn more.
by Molly Joss Getting into CTP can be a learning experience, as panelists at the BookTech '99 session "CTP Part Two: Economic Issues Roundtable" explained. Session speakers, who shared their experiences in detail, included --Jerry Charlton, director of customer technical services, Quebecor Books, Kingsport, TN --Deborah Jones, senior production manager, McGraw-Hill, School Division, New York City --Craig Yolitz, director, prepress department, the West Group, Eagan, MN --Mark M. Krahforst, manufacturing manager, Rodale Press Overall, panelists described the experience of venturing into CTP as a positive one. As speakers described their experiences, a unifying pattern emerged -- each company had moved slowly into it as