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Covid-19 forces widespread bookshop closures as major publishers go remote

The impact of the coronavirus has seen the Booksellers Association issue a rallying cry to the trade, as many publishers enforce home working to safeguard staff. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 23:39:55 UTC ]
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London Book Fair cancelled as major publishers pull out over coronavirus fears

London Book Fair has been cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, hours after major publishers said they would not attend. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 06:57:39 UTC ]
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Audible settles copyright lawsuit with publishers over audiobook captions

Seven publishers had sued the audiobook giant last July, claiming that its audio-to-text service Captions was unauthorisedAfter months of back and forth, Audible has settled in a copyright lawsuit with major publishers over its plan to introduce captions to their recordings, a proposal that the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 14:00:06 UTC ]
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Audible Will Exclude Publishers’ Works from Captions Program—For Now

In a filing this week, Audible has agreed to exclude titles from a group of major publishers from its Captions program until a recently filed copyright lawsuit is resolved. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Toasted Collective Is Bringing Programmatic Advertising to the Cannabis Industry

The burgeoning cannabis industry has had a fraught relationship with premium inventory across a bevy of publishers, as media companies often blacklist cannabis-related ads. Toasted Collective, a cannabis digital agency, wants to change that. The agency--which recently secured exclusive... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indies Want Support for New Stores

Opening order specials for new bookstores were nonexistent at major publishers as recently as fall 2015. The ABA is working to change all that. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obituary: Laurie Brown, 69

Laurie Brown, who worked in various sales and marketing positions for a number of major publishers in a 40-year career, died January 31 after a battle with cancer. She was 69. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette calls on rivals to disclose 'transparent' gender pay gap numbers

Hachette UK is calling on all major publishers "to be transparent" when reporting their gender pay gaps next March, specifically by disclosing how they fare both with and without their distribution arms being taken into account. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Nobody was going to bite’: Publishers score rare victory over Google in GDPR spat

Several major publishers have shrugged at the news that the restriction had been lifted, suggesting that the change has done little to alleviate the tension and distrust that's developed in the ongoing tug of war between Google and publishers caused by GDPR. The post ‘Nobody was going to bite’:... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2018-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is co-writing a book with 'The Game' author Neil Strauss

Alex Jones, the conspiracy theorist, radio show host and publisher of the extremist right-wing website InfoWars, is co-writing a book with "The Game" author Neil Strauss, CNN reports. The network obtained a proposal sent to major publishers for a book to be titled “The Secret History of the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major publishers have fallen victim to domain spoofing: can your business avoid the same fate?

Counterfeit advertising is an issue on the rise, affecting both brands and publishers alike with serious consequences. Even big name publishers have fallen victim to this fraud — but fortunately, there are measures you can take to protect your business. Sponsored by OpenX. The post Major... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eyewear bags Monkman and Seagull quiz book

Eyewear Publishing has secured the rights to publish a new book of quizzes from "University Challenge" stars and internet "phenomena" Eric Monkman and Bobby Seagull, following "fierce competition from several major publishers". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Proposal from 'Hidden Figures' Author Making Rounds

Margot Lee Shetterly, whose 2016 nonfiction bestseller 'Hidden Figures' served as the basis for the unexpected box office smash of the same name, is currently taking meetings with the major publishers. Some insiders guessed that this new work could fetch well into seven figures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appealing to Diverse Audiences, Essence and Snapchat Launch Third Pop-Up Discover Channel

Snapchat could appeal to more diverse audiences with its latest media partners that are helping reach African-Americans and Hispanics.On Monday, Essence , a magazine celebrating black women, posted its third pop-up Discover channel. Essence was Time Inc.'s first publication on Discover, which is... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Back to our sponsor? Why publishers struggle to renew native advertising

Even though sponsored content has grown into an essential revenue source for major publishers, many of them are having trouble attracting repeat business, with industry-wide renewal rates hovering around 20 percent. The reasons include a surge in supply as more publishers enter the market, more... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Booksellers Talk Up Their Favorite Books for Young Readers

While there are always plenty of big books and authors from major publishers at BEA, in talking to frontline booksellers and librarians we found a lot of interest in books from smaller houses as well. Here we present a sampling of the books that especially caught the eyes of conventiongoers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Battle For Mobile Web Ramps Up as WordPress Creates Plugin to Automate Facebook Instant Articles

WordPress parent Automattic has built a plugin for Facebook Instant Articles that will soon allow everyone in its user base to easily post content on the social media platform's walled garden.Instant Articles delivers content on mobile devices at blazing fast speeds. Come April 12, Facebook will... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2016-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black authors don’t write only for white women | Dreda Say Mitchell

Yes, book publishers have a problem with writers of colour – it’s just not the one Man Booker prizewinner Marlon James describesThere are so few ethnic minority voices in publishing and the media that when one criticises another it has come to be regarded as a form of strike-breaking. Knowing... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's ebook business is no longer under scrutiny

Three years ago, the Department of Justice brought Apple, and major publishers, to book for trying to maintain the prices at which ebooks could be sold. As part of its punishment, the firm had to suffer the presence of a court-approved monitor, Mi... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2015-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Open E-books Initiative Democratizes Access

Through a specially developed app, $250 million in popular ebooks from major publishers will be made available to children in need. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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