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Barack Obama’s complicated media-criticism tour

As you may have noticed, Barack Obama has a book out today. It’s a memoir, titled A Promised Land, that runs to more than seven-hundred pages and is still only a first volume—covering the period from Obama’s childhood to the raid, in 2011, that killed Osama bin Laden. Originally, Obama planned... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-11-17 13:29:32 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann Buys Quad's Book Printing Plants

In a deal that closed on October 31, Bertelsmann Printing Group USA’s Berryville Graphics division acquired Quad’s book printing plants in Fairfield, Pa., and Martinsburg, W.Va. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Report: Germany’s Bertelsmann Interested in Buying Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS is expected to reactivate the sale process for Simon & Schuster this month, and Bertelsmann's chief says he's interested. The post Report: Germany’s Bertelsmann Interested in Buying Simon & Schuster appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-02 18:34:05 UTC ]
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PRH reports 'solid' sales as Bertelsmann revenues fall 8.9%

Global revenues at Penguin Random House fell slightly by 1.4% year on year in a "solid" six months to 30th June despite the impact of Covid-19, while parent company Bertelsmann saw group revenues tumble 8.9%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-01 10:51:49 UTC ]
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First Half Sales Slipped 1.4% at PRH

A good performance in the U.S. plus higher digital and online sales helped to soften the blow of the Covid-19 pandemic across Penguin Random House's global operations in the first half of 2020, parent company Bertelsmann said. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH UK and DK join with other Bertelsmann companies for podcast business Storyglass

Penguin Random House UK and DK have joined with Bertelsmann stablemates Fremantle and BMG to launch a joint podcast business, called Storyglass, as part of the Bertelsmann Content Alliance UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 15:51:02 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports first quarter decline of 2.7% as Covid-19 hits business

Penguin Random House owner Bertelsmann has reported a first quarter revenue decline of 2.7% in what it said was a “satisfactory” performance given the challenge of Covid-19. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 16:46:13 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann Now Owns 100% of PRH

Bertelsmann has completed the acquisition of Pearson's remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House, making it the sole owner of the world's largest trade publisher. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann formally completes full acquisition of Penguin Random House

Bertelsmann has formally completed the full acquisition of Penguin Random House, following the sale of Pearson's remaining 25% stake for $675m (£530m).  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-01 12:09:24 UTC ]
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Pearson Earned £65 Million In Profits from Its PRH Stake in 2019

Pearson’s 25% stake in Penguin Random House earned the company £65 million in operating profit in 2019. Pearson has sold its 25% share of PRH to Bertelsmann in a deal expected to generated net proceeds of $675 million when the transaction closes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann and Penguin Random House: Climate Neutrality by 2030

Penguin Random House anticipates a full transition to green energy by 2022, writes Markus Dohle, well ahead of some of the new Bertelsmann guidelines. The post Bertelsmann and Penguin Random House: Climate Neutrality by 2030 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-18 18:34:48 UTC ]
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PRH Makes Progress in Green Initiatives

Following the February 17 announcement by Penguin Random House parent company Bertelsmann that the conglomerate will be carbon neutral by 2030, PRH global CEO Markus Dohle sent a letter to employees outlining the publisher’s role in helping Bertelsmann achieve that target. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann aims to be climate neutral by 2030

Bertelsmann is aiming to be climate neutral by 2030, taking its share of responsibility in the battle against climate change and global warming. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-16 23:22:53 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann to take full control of Penguin Random House

Germany-based media and services company Bertelsmann says it will buy the 25% of publisher Penguin Random House that it doesn't already own for $675 million Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2019-12-18 11:47:31 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann 'confident' at nine-month mark as group revenues grow 3.3%

Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has expressed confidence it will meet its targets for the full year 2019, reporting a boost in group revenues for the first nine months of 3.3%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-08 00:49:57 UTC ]
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Strong performance by PRH as Bertelsmann records highest first half for 12 years

Penguin Random House's parent company Bertelsmann has reported its highest first half for 12 years with €8.6bn group revenues, with PRH’s successful performance attributed to “strong bestsellers, high growth rates in audio formats, and acquisitions”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 03:19:02 UTC ]
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