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Audio in extremis

Once upon a time, round about the start of the year, there was a settled order in the audiobook recording world.  A relatively small number of voice artists had at-home recording setups – often a booth, built in a spare room or the garden shed, which gave the experienced narrator greater... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-10 19:59:08 UTC ]
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ESPN The Magazine to abandon print, go web-only

ESPN The Magazine is now the latest publication to abandon print. Regular editions of the monthly will cease after the September release of “The Body Issue” and the publication will go online-only, Walt Disney Co.’s ESPN said in a statement. “Consumer habits are evolving rapidly, and this... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The International View: Raising Turkey's Publishing Profile

The vast majority of Turkish writers remain largely unknown in the U.S.—something the country's publishing market is aiming to change with a new fellowship. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Watch Suffers the Scroll

When Facebook this year named its YouTube-style video destination Watch, it was like a command for viewers to stop scrolling so fast and just ... watch.Watch basketball's Ball family, watch reality dating shows, watch people travel and cook. Many of the shows came from top publishers like... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fox News and the New York Times led Facebook engagement last month

With Facebook and Google controlling the vast majority of digital ad revenue, all industry eyes are on which media companies perform best on those platforms. For Facebook, the rankings are always a yo-yo, with publishers’ engagement waxing and waning along with the frenetic news cycle and... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Philip Pullman's swearwords are a useful lesson for children

His children’s book La Belle Sauvage has scandalised some with its use of bad language. But learning how and when to curse will enrich young readers’ lives“Philip Pullman Litters New Children’s Book With Swear Words.” So ran the Daily Mail’s headline introducing pearl-clutching coverage of his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishing industry remains 90% white, survey finds

Research indicates diversity has improved in recent years, but a generational change is needed to balance the book trade, according to researchersA survey of more than 1,000 people working in UK publishing has found that more than 90% currently in the industry classify themselves as white... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NLT analysis exposes England's literacy 'crisis'

The vast majority of England's constituencies have “serious literacy issues”, according to charity The National Literacy Trust (NLT), following new analysis carried out by the NLT and credit referencing agency Experian. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fantastic riches and where to find them: how to grow a $22bn franchise

Fantastic Beasts is not just a new outpost for the Harry Potter empire. It is a pivotal moment in the creation of The Wizarding World of JK Rowling – and it could give the gold-gobbling niffler a run for its money. We go over the booksA film franchise is like a shark: it must keep moving forward... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Encourages More Live Broadcasts With New Ad Campaign

Facebook will be promoting Live through television ads, billboards, and even buses. Facebook will be promoting Live through television ads, billboards, and even buses.Since the launch of Facebook Live last April, there have been broadcasts shot on all seven continents and... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2016-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Back to the future: were newspaper publishers wrong to go digital?

Leading US commentator asks: what if the entire industry made a business blunder by putting news up online for free while ignoring their print product? “What if”, asks Jack Shafer, “almost the entire newspaper industry got it wrong? What if, in the mad dash to put up editorial content on to the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow series tops one million sales mark

Nosy Crow has said it has broken the one million sales mark for the first time with its The Rescue Princess series, written by author Paula Harrison and illustrated by Sharon Tancredi. The publisher has sold almost 10,000 copies of the books in the UK through Nielsen BookScan Total Consumer... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Only 17 percent of BuzzFeed’s traffic goes to news

The viral news publisher has made a push into hard news, with nearly half its editorial staff devoted to traditional news stories. But the vast majority of its traffic is still driven by entertainment and lifestyle content. Seventeen percent of its traffic in April, the first month BuzzFeed... Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2015-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Does fan fiction spell the end of the professional novelist?

In popular genres such as sci-fi and fantasy, fan fiction based on the Wattpad model could easily disrupt the publishing industryFor a few years in the mid 2000s, I was the young librarian who got sent to schools to convince kids they really did want to read books. The truth of my experience was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Women writers dominate Waterstones kids' shortlist

Female authors account for the vast majority of this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize this year, with 15 of the 18 titles written by women (see full shortlists below). The prize is divided into three categories – best illustrated book, best fiction for 5-12s and best book for teens –... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd adds audiobook offering

Online subscription service Scribd is adding 30,000 audiobooks to its library, with the “vast majority” available to UK customers. Publishers including HarperCollins, Scholastic, Blackstone and Naxos have made titles available. Audiobooks will be available as part of Scribd’s existing $8.99 a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading newspaper publisher apologises for Hillsborough tragedy insult

The publishers of a weekly newspaper have issued an unreserved apology for "appearing to link football hooliganism with the Hillsborough tragedy".The latest issue of the Reading Chronicle carries a front page story, headlined "The other face of football", which says:"Football hooliganism may be... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We are told to 'do what we love' in life and our careers. Is that a fallacy? | Open thread

A recent commentary in Jacobin raises the question of whether young people are being fed a lie about following their passionMany 20 and 30-somethings (if not those older and younger than that) grew up hearing the advice that all you need to do in life is "find your passion". The implication is... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Did sales affect Time's pick for Person of the Year?

Did Time magazine pick Pope Francis as its Person of the Year because he'll sell more magazines than Edward Snowden? That's what some media outlets and Twitter users suggested Wednesday after the new pontiff beat out Mr. Snowden for the recognition.Business Insider, for instance, wrote:"Snowden,... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2013-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazines' Next Big Goal: Reaching Latinas In English

Magazine companies are increasingly shifting their attention to the surging Hispanic community in the U.S. and their impressive buying power.In the last 10 months, Hearst, Conde Nast and Time Inc. have introduced or strengthened English-language magazines and inserts aimed at Latinas, a growing... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2013-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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