#past decade

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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

A scandal has exposed massive pay disparities in publishing and journalism. But the information may not help muchThe writer Chip Cheek got paid an $800,000 advance for his erotic debut novel, Cape May. Good for him, right? Even he, however, admits he was shocked by the figure. “But I’m more... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 09:30:18 UTC ]
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Under Trump, media companies are emboldened against employee unionizing

In the past decade, digital media has experienced a boom-and-bust cycle. Sites that were buoyed in the early 2010s by digital-advertising dollars watched their traffic plummet in subsequent years as readers shifted to consuming content on social media. The next step for many publishers like Vice... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-30 17:05:04 UTC ]
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BookScan Reports 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Is Bestselling Book of the Decade

E.L. James’s irresistibly salacious novel 'Fifty Shades of Grey' is the bestselling book in the U.S. book market over the past decade according to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

During the past decade, Marvel and DC have created more than 20 TV shows featuring their superheroes and villains, but DC Universe's upcoming Harley Quinn series has something that none of those others does: lots and lots of F-bombs. The animated series, coming this fall to the DC Universe SVOD... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 UTC ]
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'Business of Brexit' book goes to Biteback

Biteback will publish a book about "how and why politics and business have become utterly disconnected in the past decade", entitled F**k Business: The Business of Brexit, by Iain Anderson, chairman of Cicero Group. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaigners hail 'seismic shift' in diversity of US children's books

Number of books featuring African Americans has more than doubled in the past decade, with Asian Americans triplingCampaigners have hailed a “seismic shift” in US children’s publishing after statistics showed that the number of kids’ books featuring African-American characters has more than... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Condé Nast puts three books on the block

Condé Nast, owner of some of the most storied titles in magazine publishing, has been on the same downward slide as other print-centered media companies in the past decade. But apparently its... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2018-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Last chance to fill in the blanks on funding journalism’s future | Roy Greenslade

Cuts have eroded the quantity and quality of the press. We must have a say on where to go nextHere is the news. Newspaper publishing revenues from both circulation and print advertising, have plunged by more than half over the past decade, down from almost £7bn to just over £3bn. Here’s more... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Innovation In Advertising Requires a New Perspective

We the ad industry need to move faster.When Apple's iPhone debuted in 2007, few believed it would lead to the disruption and opportunities it has created within mobile and adjacent spaces.Mobile phones went from single-purpose devices to, in some ways, being the operating system for how we go... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish bookshop figures fall to new low

The number of bookshops in Ireland has dropped by 30 in the past decade, new figures have revealed, but booksellers in the country are currently bullish about the future of physical retail. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2017: Trends in the Rights Market

Over the past decade, China has imported classic children’s books of all genres from the West at a rate far faster than it would have taken another country or territory to accomplish, observes director Chen Yushiuan of Beijing-based Bardon Chinese Media Agency. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Insecurity, fear, frustration and helplessness

Author and librarian G X Todd on how it feels to be a librarian amid the changes to the library service in the past decade. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Jesus Calling’ Author Pens a Second 365-Day Devotional

After selling over 17 million copies of ‘Jesus Calling’ over the past decade, Sarah Young discusses her follow-up 365-day devotional, ‘Jesus Always,’ which is already setting records for HarperCollins Christian Publishing’s gift division. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rewinding Helen DeWitt

Published to tremendous acclaim in 2000 but out of print for much of the past decade, Helen DeWitt’s massive novel The Last Samurai is being reissued this month by New Directions. With any luck, the acclaim for DeWitt’s 2011 tragicomisexual satire Lightning Rods will encourage readers to return... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2016-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Barnes and Noble Founder Len Riggio Finds the Time to Retire

The retiring B&N chairman reflects on his years in the bookselling business, and the big changes that have reshaped the chain in the past decade. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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GABBS Founder Mulls Move to New Venue

The Great American Bargain Book Show, SIBA to discuss moving the annual bargain book event to another city as vendor turnout declines over the past decade. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How newspaper publishers are avoiding that cliff fall moment

Ingenuity or ruthlessness? Take your choice... but the result is still the sameNewspaper commentators who have been charting the demise of newsprint for the past decade or so have tended to predict that there will be a transformative moment when newspapers go over a cliff.We know it won’t be... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the best: a look at the past decade of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction

We take a look back at the winners from the past 10 years of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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What did Pitchfork get right when most music magazines are losing sales?

The US indie website, bought this week by the publisher of Vogue, continues growing as the NME goes free, and Q and Mojo’s print circulations slideIf music journalism is dying a slow commercial death, then no one told Pitchfork. While British magazines such as NME (for which I write reviews), Q... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt’s Next Act

The Frankfurt Book Fair is no stranger to change: over the past decade, it has aggressively pursued new initiatives aimed at including the full horizon of storytelling in digital media, in films and games as well as books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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