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Filmmaker says Canada's largest book publisher released memoir depicting her sexual assault as consensual

A filmmaker has accused Canadian writer Leah McLaren of sexual assault, saying that Penguin Random House Canada knowingly published a memoir by McLaren that depicts the alleged incident as consensual. Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2022-12-09 19:13:28 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle is stepping down

The CEO of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade publisher, is stepping down Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2022-12-09 13:58:45 UTC ]
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Markus Dohle Steps Down as Penguin Random House CEO

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle has relinquished his position at the head of the publisher, “at his own request and on the best of mutual terms,” just weeks after a federal judge blocked the publisher’s attempt to acquire rival Big Five publisher Simon & Schuster. PRH president and... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian journalist’s memoir accused of depicting sexual assault as consensual

Film-maker Zoe Greenberg says she raised concerns with Penguin Random House Canada over Leah McLaren’s bookA Canadian film-maker who was allegedly sexually assaulted as a teenager has accused the country’s largest book publisher of knowingly releasing a memoir by one of her alleged assailants... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-12-08 14:58:26 UTC ]
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Paramount CEO Says S&S Will Be Divested

At a UBS media conference earlier this week, Bob Bakish, CEO of Simon & Schuster parent company Paramount Global, said that with the sale to Penguin Random House now dead, the company still plans to divest the publisher, though he didn’t say how or when. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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In Praise of the Worker-Owned Company (OR: What to Do About Simon and Schuster)

Well, Simon & Schuster is not going to be sold, for now. A federal judge ruled in October that Penguin Random House couldn’t buy the publisher, and since then, Simon & Schuster’s parent company has decided against mounting an appeal. That said, the future of America’s third-largest... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-11-29 09:53:56 UTC ]
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What Happens When Publishing Houses Merge?

In November 2020, Penguin Random House expressed interest to buy competitor Simon & Schuster. What are the impacts of mergers such as this? Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-23 11:33:00 UTC ]
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The Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Is Dead in the Water

S&S has decided not to extend the deal's deadline, which prevents PRH from appealing the court's decision to block the merger. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-21 14:58:02 UTC ]
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PRH, S&S Deal Likely Dead

With the purchase agreement between Paramount and Penguin Random House set to expire, reports from multiple media sources say that Simon & Schuster's parent company will let the deadline lapse, thereby killing the deal. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House Deal on the Verge of Collapse

Penguin Random House’s agreement to buy Simon & Schuster is set to fall through. Simon & Schuster’s parent company decided not to extend it after a judge blocked the purchase. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-21 02:56:51 UTC ]
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Bernie Sanders to publish book outlining vision for ‘political revolution’

It’s OK to Be Angry About Capitalism, out next year, will argue the world needs to ‘recognise that economic rights are human rights’Former presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is to publish a book outlining “a vision of what would be possible if the political revolution took place”.It’s OK to Be... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-17 14:00:36 UTC ]
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In Written Opinion, Judge Florence Pan Delivers Knockout Blow to PRH, S&S Merger

On November 7, Judge Florence Pan released her memorandum opinion blocking Penguin Random House from acquiring rival Big Five publisher Simon & Schuster. In the final analysis, after a year of legal wrangling and a three week trial, it wasn’t a close case for her at all. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on the book publishing industry: no one size fits all | Editorial

The failure of a recent bid to merge two large publishing companies shines a light on a central issue of cultural powerDespite a rise in self-publishing, commercial publishers are still the main gatekeepers of what arrives on our bookshelves. As such, they have great cultural and – if a book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-04 18:25:28 UTC ]
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A Merger Between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Was Blocked, but Brought the Industry Little Clarity

The uncertainty comes at a time when publishing is facing slumping sales after a pandemic boom, and fears of recession. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-01 22:14:42 UTC ]
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Court Blocks Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster

A Federal Court has blocked Penguin Random House's acquisition of one of its main rivals, Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-01 16:06:02 UTC ]
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SIBF 2022: PRH CEO Dohle Says Ruling Is "Utterly Wrong"

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle took the stage on Tuesday morning at the Sharjah International Book Fair and said he is "super disappointed" with the court ruling blocking PRH's proposed acquisition of S&S, calling the decision "utterly wrong." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Blocks PRH-Simon & Schuster Acquisition

In the United States, Judge Pan rules against the merger of trade book publishers Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster. The post Court Blocks PRH-Simon & Schuster Acquisition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-01 02:36:58 UTC ]
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Judge blocks Penguin Random House takeover of Simon & Schuster

Biden administration receives a clear victory, with the judge ruling the blockbuster merger would diminish competition in book publishing. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-01 00:51:06 UTC ]
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US judge blocks $2.2bn Penguin Random House merger

Justice department argued the melding of the publishing house with Simon & Schuster would harm competition and authors’ payA US judge has blocked the $2.2bn planned merger of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest book publisher, with rival Simon & Schuster.Judge Florence Pan of the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-01 00:30:18 UTC ]
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Open letter to top publisher condemns $2m Amy Coney Barrett book deal

More than 250 literary figures rail against acquisition by Penguin Random House of book by conservative US supreme court justiceMore than 250 figures from the US literary world have signed an open letter protesting the acquisition by Penguin Random House of a book by the conservative supreme... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-27 06:00:22 UTC ]
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