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The Guardian view on extremism online: who will guard the watchdogs? | Editorial

The social media advertising giants of the web have great power. When they admit this, they will come under pressureThe decision by Facebook to ban six prominent figures of the alt-right movement, along with Louis Farrakhan, from both Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram, is a significant... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #social networks #held responsible #traditional publishers #significant development #louis farrakhan


Authors help crowdfund Cain's book after it received 30 rejections

Authors David Walliams, David Nicholls and S J Watson are among those who have pledged money to crowdfund the publication of journalist Matt Cain’s book after it was rejected more than 30 times by traditional publishers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Abuse of the marketplace': Rupert Murdoch lashes out against tech companies

Rupert Murdoch has stepped up his attack on tech companies such as Google and Facebook over their increasingly dominant market position, which is eating into the revenues of traditional publishers such as News Corp. and undermining their business model. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #business model #traditional publishers #rupert murdoch #tech companies


Why TBS is using Instant Articles to promote its brand

On Facebook, Instant Articles has largely been the domain of traditional publishers using them to distribute their journalism. Last week, in the latest example of the blurring of lines between brand and publisher, TBS began using them to promote one of its shows. To drum up excitement for the... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #main characters #traditional publishers #brand appeared


Shamsie: 'Publishers not investing in author careers'

Novelist Kamila Shamsie has said that traditional publishers’ focus on the “bottom line value of pounds and pennies” has meant a shift away from building authors’ careers in the long-term and created a lack of diversity and new voices. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bottom line #traditional publishers


Smart: 'publishers do invest long-term in authors'

Ebury m.d. Rebecca Smart said that traditional publishers need to “shout from the rooftops” more about the value and investment they provide for authors. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #traditional publishers #rebecca smart


Ehrlin: 'children's book world shouldn't fear self-publishing

The children’s book world should not be scared of self- publishing, according to Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, the Swedish author behind the bestselling picture book The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep, which shot to number one in the Amazon.co.uk book chart before the author signed any deals with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #traditional publishers #fall asleep #swedish author #book world


Time Inc. Is in Talks to Buy Jane Pratt's Millennial-Focused xoJane

Time Inc. is close to acquiring Jane Pratt's xoJane and xoVain sites for an undisclosed sum as it looks to increase its content targeting millennial women, sources tell Adweek. The New York publisher is interested in buying Pratt's two sites to build up its focus on digital-only brands, which... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2015-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #undisclosed price #news online #traditional publishers #brand development #editorial properties #millennial women


To compete with Facebook and Google, publishers step up their ad-targeting game

Traditional publishers, tired of competing with Facebook and Google for digital ad dollars, are taking steps to get more personal with their advertising. Among the big topics discussed during Advertising Week was how media companies like News Corp and Condé Nast are getting into the ad tech... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ad targeting #cond nast #media companies #taking steps #traditional publishers #publishers step


On ad pricing, Condé Nast bows to the reality of digital

Like all traditional publishers, Condé Nast has had to adapt its brands as readers and advertisers shift their habits and spending to digital platforms. The changes haven’t gone unnoticed by ad buyers. They applauded Condé Nast’s greater flexibility, manifest in its native ad platform 23 Stories... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #ad products #greater flexibility #ad buyers #cond nast #traditional publishers #digital appeared #digital platforms


The State of Self-Publishing in Germany

In a new survey on self-publishing in Germany, indie authors report more satisfaction, longer term commitments to self-publishing, and wariness of traditional publishers. The post The State of Self-Publishing in Germany appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #traditional publishers #germany appeared


Hamilton Ends Deal with SMP Claiming Lack of Support

Thriller author Steve Hamilton's decision to abruptly pull his October novel from his longtime publisher underscores a growing issue in the business: Are traditional publishers doing enough to support established authors? Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Solutions lawsuit continues

Lawyers acting for Author Solutions are due to file new papers with a New York court this week in the latest development in the lawsuit against the assisted publisher. The Penguin Random House-owned company Author Solutions provides a variety of services direct to authors under a series of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #marketing fees #simon schuster #traditional publishers #latest development


WSJ now has a 40-person video team cranking out 40 videos a day

Like other traditional publishers, The Wall Street Journal is trying to promote digital video viewing on its own site rather than distribute video widely to other platforms that it can't monetize. On the eve of its third NewFronts presentation, the Journal described how it uses interactive... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #boost engagement #interactive video #newfronts presentation #traditional publishers #day appeared #post wsj


The Amazon vet who is bringing order to Time Inc.’s tech sprawl

Heritage only goes so far these days for traditional publishers. That's why Time Inc. is betting big on technology -- and its new CTO Colin Bodell -- to reverse its print woes. Bodell, an Amazon vet, is looking to a mix of paywalls, e-commerce and shared databases to jump-start growth. “If I... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #presidential election #betting big #traditional publishers


Not just quizzes: News is gaining on Facebook, too

A look at the top shared stories on Facebook can be a depressing exercise, unless you're a big fan of quizzes and listicles. But it's not all bad for traditional publishers. As Facebook has tweaked its algorithm and publishers get more savvy about social, news outlets are also showing... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #big fan #traditional publishers #news outlets


Speed, Flexibility Wins Spain’s Lantia Two Coelho Titles

POD publisher and digital distributor Lantia will provide global print publication for two Paulo Coelho novellas, beating out his traditional publishers. The post Speed, Flexibility Wins Spain’s Lantia Two Coelho Titles appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Postmedia Drives Advertising Revenue with Video Partnership

Video consumption continues to accelerate, and traditional publishers need to keep an eye on this ever-continuing burgeoning market.  Video ad revenue is expected to jump again by 26.1% in 2015 after an approximate expenditure of C$145 million ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #$145 million #traditional publishers


Mackenzie tells SYP: 'Amazon's success could cause it problems'

Things are "only going to get tougher for traditional publishers unless we can show ourselves to be very good at what we do,” Ursula Mackenzie told the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) at its annual conference on Saturday (8th October). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #annual conference #traditional publishers


9 Lessons Publishers Should Take from Google's Leaked "Search Quality Rating Guidelines"

By D. Eadward Tree Google, the epitome of the internet ventures that have so disrupted the magazine industry, turns out to have a crush on traditional publishers, a recently leaked report reveals. But... Continue reading at 'Publishing Executive'

[ Publishing Executive | 2014-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #magazine industry #eadward tree #traditional publishers