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Why media investors are saying publishing company VC funding slowdown is a good thing

The venture capital market is slowing -- and while that might be a good thing for some investors, it'll likely be more difficult for media companies to raise capital. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2022-11-10 05:01:00 UTC ]
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On Disrupting a Cherished Musical Tradition and Creating New Appalachian Ballads

As a publishing company with its main location in southern West Virginia, Blackwater Press is undeniably an Appalachian press. That means when we receive manuscripts from regional writers or on regional topics, I’m not automatically open to acceptance. Quite the opposite: I’m more critical than... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-21 08:52:57 UTC ]
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Virago founder Carmen Callil was a powerhouse who changed the publishing world for the better

The publisher and writer – who has died aged 84 – was a pioneering champion of female writers. Virago’s chair Lennie Goodings remembers her long-time colleague and friendMore than 40 years ago when Carmen and I were working late in the first Virago office on Wardour Street I asked her why she... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 15:06:43 UTC ]
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Dame Carmen Callil obituary

Publisher who founded Virago, which champions women’s writing and books on feminist topicsThe idea for the feminist publishing company Virago came to Carmen Callil, who has died aged 84, “like the switching on of a lightbulb”. Since the revelation occurred during drinks to mark the first issue... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 13:15:32 UTC ]
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Podcast Network Lemonada and Penguin Random House Team up for a Book Club

Women-operated and founded podcast network Lemonada Media is launching a book club in partnership with publishing company Penguin Random House. Starting September, the Lemonada Book Club will select recent or upcoming fiction and nonfiction book releases under PRH--aligned with topics related to... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2022-08-31 12:13:11 UTC ]
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Mirror owner’s profits fall by nearly a third as newsprint costs soar

Reach, which also publishes the Star and the Express titles, says Ukraine war has affected advertisingThe rising cost of paper has dented profits at the publishing company Reach, which owns titles including the Mirror, the Express and dozens of local newspapers.Physical newsprint costs have... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-26 11:26:46 UTC ]
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Leonard Kessler, Colorful Children’s Book Author, Dies at 101

He crafted tales of everyday life for early readers. His “Mr. Pine’s Purple House,” first published in 1965, later inspired a new publishing company — and Jeff Bezos. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2022-02-24 23:32:36 UTC ]
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Sarah White obituary

Anti-racism activist and co-founder of New Beacon Books, Britain’s first specialist black bookshop and publishing companyThe veteran activist Sarah White, who has died aged 80, was for more than half a century a stalwart of initiatives dedicated to anti-colonialism, anti-racism and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-02-16 19:10:04 UTC ]
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Historic England's Hudson sets up own publishing company

John Hudson, formerly head of publishing at Historic England, has set up his own publishing company, focused on architectural and landscape history. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 22:49:15 UTC ]
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Trevlyn D’Cruz obituary

My father, Trevlyn D’Cruz, who has died aged 83, was an accountant who became managing director of the publishing company New English Library (NEL) in 1974. His years there read like a primer of 70s culture: he distributed Bob Guccione’s Playboy magazine rival, Penthouse, was involved in the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-12-24 16:49:25 UTC ]
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Control of SAGE Publishing Moves to Trust

In a move to keep the publishing company independent, founder Sara Miller McCune has signed over her voting share and company control to the SAGE-SMM Trust. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-12-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany's Axel Springer to acquire Politico, Protocol

Germany publishing company Axel Springer says it has signed a deal to buy the U.S.-based political news site Politico and the tech news site Protocol from founder Robert L Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2021-08-26 18:57:02 UTC ]
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Scott Snyder Inks Major Comics Deal with Comixology Originals

Comixology Originals will partner with Best Jackett Press, the publishing company of acclaimed comics writer Scott Snyder, in an exclusive multi-title publishing deal, which features eight original titles written by Snyder. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Turner Publishing Buys Prospect Park Books

Turner Publishing Company has acquired Los Angeles-based Prospect Park Books. The purchase adds more than 100 titles to Turner's backlist. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Spiegel and Grau Launch Indie House

Cindy Spiegel and Julie Grau are starting their own publishing company, after seeing their eponymous imprint shuttered by Penguin Random House in a reorganization at the company late last year. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Bennett co-founds new publishing indie QuoScript

QuoScript, a new publishing company initially specialising in YA and crime fiction, has been co-founded by Salt director Linda Bennett. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 01:17:21 UTC ]
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The editor of Michelle Obama’s Becoming is starting a new publishing company.

It’s always good news when people want to invest in books, so we’re happy to hear that Molly Stern, the former SVP & Publisher of Penguin Random House’s Crown imprint, is starting a new publishing company in partnership with the independent studio SISTER. (Stern was Michelle Obama’s editor,... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 12:01:51 UTC ]
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Because it’s 2020, HarperCollins is suing Lindsay Lohan.

That’s right. HarperCollins is suing Lindsay Lohan for breach of contract after she failed to deliver a manuscript for the memoir they acquired from her back in 2014. The publishing company is asking for their $365,000 back—ostensibly the first third of the reported $1 million purchase price.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 15:12:50 UTC ]
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Tribune closing 5 newsrooms including NY Daily News

Tribune Publishing Company says it's closing the newsrooms of five newspapers including The Daily News in Manhattan, the Orlando Sentinel and The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2020-08-12 23:24:40 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines President Troy Young Resigns After NYT Report

[caption id="attachment_103859" align="alignright" width="192"] Troy Young[/caption] Hearst has parted ways with the president of its magazines division, Troy Young, the company said Thursday, a day after a report in The New York Times described multiple complaints of "bullying or harassing... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-24 13:00:11 UTC ]
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