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NYT Mag Wins Big at Virtual National Magazine Awards

The New York Times Magazine was the top winner at this year's National Magazine Awards (commonly referred to as the "Ellies"), which were held as a virtual ceremony Thursday evening after the annual gala, originally set for Brooklyn in mid-March, was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. By... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-29 01:15:13 UTC ]
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Greater collaboration will help our industry in the fight for recovery

The bosses of two Omnicom stablemates, Tammy Einav of Adam & Eve/DDB and Tim Pearson from OMD Group UK, have been working more closely since the virus crisis and have a blueprint for recovery. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2020-05-15 07:16:20 UTC ]
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Macmillan Children's hires Pearson and Timms as publishing directors

Macmillan Children’s Books has appointed Egmont's Nicole Pearson and Little Tiger's Barry Timms to new publishing director roles in its expanding Preschool, Brands and Classics division. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 14:15:14 UTC ]
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'Too big to fail': COVID-19 and Canadian real estate

Could the "wealth-conjuring machine" that is Canadian real estate grind to a halt after the COVID-19 crisis exposed its worst weaknesses? That's the concern many who watch a sector that makes up a bigger part of the Canadian economy than oil and... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-05-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson down 5% in first quarter amid Covid-19 disruption

Pearson has reported it will pay its final dividend for 2019 to investors and is not furloughing any staff, despite a 5% fall in global revenues for the first quarter as a result of Covid-19. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-23 16:58:47 UTC ]
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A newly discovered portrait of Mary Pearson reminds us that the Austens were total jerks about her.

Long before Tinder, there was Jane Austen, warning your dates and their families that you looked nothing like your picture: in this instance, her subject was Mary Pearson, a portrait of whom has recently been discovered and acquired by Jane Austen’s House museum. Pearson, who likely inspired... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 15:55:45 UTC ]
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SA company lands large partner to provide professional certifications

San Antonio-based TrueAbility, a skills assessment software company, has signed a multiyear agreement with Minneapolis-based Pearson VUE, enhancing the global testing company's ability to administer certification exams for clients that can accurately demonstrate a test taker's competencies and... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-04-04 13:27:17 UTC ]
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Pearson warns Covid-19 will hit profits and pauses share buyback

Pearson has warned its profits will be hit, and paused its share buyback, after the Covid-19 pandemic closed testing centres and saw US state assessments postponed or waived.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 23:25:19 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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“The House of God,” a Book as Sexist as It Was Influential, Gets a Sequel

Rachel Pearson reviews the sequel to “The House of God,” “Man’s 4th Best Hospital,” by Stephen Bergman, written under the pen name Samuel Shem, and discusses the book’s sexism and flaunting of privilege. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-12-25 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson Sells Last 25% of PRH to Bertelsmann

U.K.-based publisher Pearson is selling its last shares in Penguin Random House, representing 25% ownership of the company, to Germany's Bertelsmann, which will now have 100% ownership of the company. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson sells remaining stake in PRH, Fallon to depart

Pearson is selling its remaining 25% stake in Penguin Random House to Bertelsmann, as its c.e.o. John Fallon prepares to retire next year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 01:20:40 UTC ]
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Pearson wins contract with UK Home Office

Pearson has won a contract with the UK Home Office to deliver secure English language tests (SELTs) to people who need to demonstrate their English language skills to work or live in the UK. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-17 10:16:56 UTC ]
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Relatives of Canadians killed in Ethiopian Airlines crash arrive home with remains after 7-month wait

Members of several Canadian families who lost loved ones in the Ethiopian Airlines crash last March landed at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Tuesday morning along with seven caskets carrying the remains of their relatives. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-10-22 17:42:52 UTC ]
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Philip Jones to interview Libro.fm's Mark Pearson at FBF

Editor of The Bookseller Philip Jones will interview former indie publisher turned audiobook pioneer Mark Pearson at the Frankfurt Book Fair, ahead of the announcement of the shortlists for this year’s FutureBook Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 14:44:34 UTC ]
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RELX Group Is 2019's Biggest Publisher

The producer of STM and legal materials overtakes Pearson as the world’s largest publisher. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Weaker' Pearson US courseware tumbles 10% but revenues set to stabilise

In a third quarter trading update, Pearson has reported "weaker than expected" performance in its US higher education courseware business, with revenue down around 10%, but it still expects revenues to stabilise for the whole group this year.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-26 09:00:05 UTC ]
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Pearson hackers access thousands of student accounts

Pearson has admitted a data breach that saw around 13,000 of its US school and university student accounts accessed by hackers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-04 19:12:10 UTC ]
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PRH Added £25 Million to Pearson's First Half Earnings

As Pearson continues to overhaul its education operations, the company said its stake in Penguin Random House contributed £25 million to its adjusted operating profit, up from £22 million in the first half of 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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2 Sunwing Airlines workers among 11 charged in drug ring 'centred at' Toronto's Pearson airport

Two Sunwing employees accused of importing cocaine through Toronto's Pearson airport are among 11 people facing dozens of drug-trafficking charges after an undercover operation led by Kitchener RCMP and involving law enforcement in southern... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2019-07-26 14:59:35 UTC ]
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