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Sir Harold Evans, trail-blazing newspaper editor, dies aged 92

Legendary British-American media figure was behind major investigations including exposure of thalidomide scandalSir Harold Evans, the legendary editor whose 70-year career as a hard-driving investigative journalist, magazine founder, book publisher and author made him one of the most... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 04:24:29 UTC ]
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"Let’s clarify what free speech is and is not": An open letter to the industry from Pride in Publishing

Being a book publisher comes with a set of tough moral responsibilities. You provide livelihoods for authors and booksellers, your hiring decisions can greatly influence how UK culture is shaped, and you’re also a company with a duty of care towards your staff. Sometimes these duties come into... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 03:23:48 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: South Africa’s Imagnary House Weathers Lockdown

'We saw all bookstores closed' in South Africa's lockdown, says Brad Harris, children's book publisher at Imagnary House. The post Coronavirus Worklife: South Africa’s Imagnary House Weathers Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-12 16:04:47 UTC ]
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Malcolm Turnbull book publisher has list of 'legion' recipients of unauthorised copies

Publisher reaches settlement with Scott Morrison’s adviser Nico Louw. Asked whether senior political figures were among those sent the memoir, CEO says, ‘How senior do you want?’ Some of the biggest names in politics will be drawn into the controversy over pirating of Malcolm Turnbull’s... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-22 04:05:30 UTC ]
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Iconic book publisher Simon & Schuster is on auction block

ViacomCBS puts Simon & Schuster up for sale. The publishing house is not a core asset, and the newly merged ViacomCBS is looking to shed properties. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-04 17:33:53 UTC ]
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Q&A: Reagan Arthur on taking the reins of book publisher Alfred A. Knopf

Reagan Arthur on becoming head of Alfred A. Knopf, publisher of Toni Morrison, Stieg Larsson and many others. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-01-29 21:12:26 UTC ]
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Russia’s Clever Media Group Eyes Asian Markets in the New Year

With ongoing operations in Europe and North America, the Russian children's book publisher will focus in 2020 on Japan, China, and Vietnam. The post Russia’s Clever Media Group Eyes Asian Markets in the New Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-01-08 06:30:30 UTC ]
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Scholastic's operating income rises 7% in 2020 second quarter

The Scholastic Corporation has revealed a 7% rise in operating income in the second quarter of the fiscal year, as c.e.o. Richard Robinson said the firm "continued to stand out as the world’s leading children’s book publisher and distributor". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-23 08:45:28 UTC ]
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Former book publisher creates educational courses for adults

In 2006, while visiting his daughter at Bard College, Steven Schragis didn't just attend the faculty's mini talks for parents; he came home with a plan for a company that would make continuing... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-10-17 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Richard Jackson

Legendary children’s book publisher, editor, and author Richard “Dick” Jackson died on October 2 from complications of multiple myeloma at his home in Towson, Md. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Charkin in France: Serendipity

'We should never underestimate the role of unanticipated good fortune' in publishing success, writes book publisher Richard Charkin. The post Richard Charkin in France: Serendipity appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-23 05:30:41 UTC ]
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John Sansom obituary

My friend John Sansom, who has died aged 82, was a prolific art book publisher who made a huge contribution to the post-1970s culture boom, during which modern British art went from being overlooked and somewhat provincial to having high international standing.His Bristol-based Redcliffe Press,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-21 13:58:41 UTC ]
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Frank Zappa coloring book to be released by L.A. publisher this fall

Legendary oddball musician Frank Zappa, known for his jazz-rock fusion and bizarre sensibilities, will be the subject of a new coloring book. Los Angeles animation studio and book publisher Fantoons will release “The Frank Zappa Coloring Book” this fall, giving fans of Zappa a chance to add... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-06-27 22:40:00 UTC ]
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Former editor launches electronic music publisher Velocity Press

A newly formed electronic music book publisher, Velocity Press, has launched with a book promising to be “a radical reworking of British dance music’s origin story”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 07:05:53 UTC ]
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HarperCollins UK profits double due to Tolkien TV deal with Amazon

Boost from rights sale for multi-series adaptation, as eBooks continue to declineThe publisher HarperCollins UK has more than doubled its profits thanks to a hugely lucrative deal with Amazon for the rights to make multiple TV series based on The Lord of the Rings for its global streaming... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Depot Buys Kidsbooks

Canadian bargain book wholesaler Book Depot has acquired the Chicago children’s book publisher Kidsbooks, its second purchase of a book publisher in two years. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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F+W Media Files Chapter 11, Will Sell Assets

A failed attempt to shift the magazine and book publisher's business to an e-commerce model has led F+W to sell both its books division, which has revenues of $22 million, and It's communities group, which had sales of almost $68 million. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Milo Yiannopoulos drops his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster

Right wing troll Milo Yiannopoulos has officially dropped his lawsuit against Simon & Schuster. Last July, he announced he was suing the book publisher for wrongfully terminating a contract for his book, Dangerous, after Yiannopoulos made comments that seemed to defend pedophilia. The suit... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This 11-Year-Old Reporter Would Love to Interview Elon Musk

For the latest episode of the podcast Scholastic Reads, the children's book publisher did something a little different. It shifted the focus onto some of the young folks who make up its dynamic News Kids reporting endeavor. Dialing in from various cities around the country to chat with the... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sweden’s Olika: A Decidedly ‘Different’ Children’s Book Publisher

Swedish children's book publisher Olika Förlag has a decade-long history of promoting diversity, challenging gender stereotypes, and winning awards for their work. The post Sweden’s Olika: A Decidedly ‘Different’ Children’s Book Publisher appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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