Alan Moses launches defence of Ipso in a trenchant and witty lecture

Chairman argues that negotiations with publishers led to ‘substantial changes’ to the regulator’s rules that have helped to achieve ‘effective regulation’Sir Alan Moses made a trenchant, and often witty, defence of his role as chairman of the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) on Tuesday evening.In a lengthy inaugural annual Ipso lecture, he underlined the strength of the regulator’s independence from its paymasters - the overwhelming majority of Britain’s newspaper and magazine publishers - while lauding the virtues of press freedom and revealing a love for newsprint newspapers. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Former Bobit CEO Launches New Company, Acquires Machine Learning Conference

An ongoing pause on large-scale gatherings in the U.S. during the second quarter of 2020, unsurprisingly, also led to a near-total shutdown of M&A activity in the conference and trade show space. At the onset of Q3, however, the Machine Learning Conference—an eight-year-old events series... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-13 16:41:14 UTC ]
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Deezer launches music pairings for International Booker Prize shortlist

Music streaming service Deezer has partnered with the International Booker Prize to produce a soundtrack for each shortlisted book.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-13 04:08:44 UTC ]
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Book Launches Get More Creative

Authors, shut out of holding in-person events at bookstores, have adapted to the digital book event, and book launches are getting more creative and collaborative as a result. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Phoebe Robinson is partnering with Plume to launch a new imprint called Tiny Reparations Books.

Today, Penguin Random House announced the launch of a new imprint, Tiny Reparations Books, founded by New York Times bestselling author, comedian, actress, and producer Phoebe Robinson. Robinson will be partnering with Plume (a division of Dutton, which is itself an imprint of PRH) and its... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-08 14:20:42 UTC ]
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Witherby, with Edinburgh Napier and Stirling, launches publishing scholarships

Witherby Publishing Group has joined forces with Edinburgh Napier University and the University of Stirling to launch two publishing scholarships.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 19:36:41 UTC ]
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Dead Ink and Influx launch collaborative imprint

Independent publishers Dead Ink and Influx are launching an imprint, called New Ruins, focused on books that "defy the conventions" of literary and genre fiction.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 22:40:32 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio imprint launches with Moore as publisher

Hodder & Stoughton is launching Hodder Studio, a new imprint aiming to “reimagine storytelling” which already has a list of more than 25 titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 23:58:41 UTC ]
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Bluemoose launches inclusive campaign with Arkbound Foundation

Bluemoose Books and charity publisher Arkbound Foundation are launching a crowdfunding campaign to support marginalised writers and diversity-led publishers struggling to survive in the wake of the pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 04:49:00 UTC ]
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Author A G Smith launches project for marginalised voices writing on lockdown

Author A G Smith has launched Paperchains, a project that aims to publish a book of writing by prisoners, homeless people and members of the armed forces about the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-29 23:21:12 UTC ]
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PRH Announces Early Launch for 2-Day Shipping Program

Penguin Random House is hoping to alleviate a significant source of stress for independent booksellers by launching its annual 2-Day Transit Program on July 1, two months ahead of schedule. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Books UK to launch Ollerton as fiction brand

Ex-special forces soldier turned TV star Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton is publishing a debut thriller with Bonnier Books UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-24 00:04:04 UTC ]
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Faber and Profile to publish two new Alan Bennett Talking Heads monologues

Faber and Profile Books are to publish two new Alan Bennett "Talking Heads" monologues, to be published together under the title Two Besides.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 11:52:59 UTC ]
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Women's Prize Trust launches writers' development programme

The Women's Prize Trust is launching Discoveries, a writers’ development programme offering aspiring female writers of all ages and backgrounds "encouragement and support" at the beginning of their creative journeys. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-18 07:15:38 UTC ]
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Amistad Launches #BlackoutBestsellerList on Social Media

Looking to showcase the popularity of Black literature, Amistad Press has launched the hashtag campaign #BlackoutBestsellerList and #BlackPublishingPower in an effort to support the work of Black authors and Black book professionals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bad Form Young Writers’ Prize launches with trade support

Bad Form, the quarterly literary review magazine, is launching a new prize for young black, Asian, Arab and other non-white fiction writers based in the UK, with support from across the publishing industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 17:30:53 UTC ]
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New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program

the Italian book business opens 'New Books from Italy' to promote contemporary titles, industry directories, and translation funding opportunities. The post New Books From Italy: Launching an International Rights Sales Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-11 13:55:15 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Response: Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Emirates Publishers Emergency Fund

Looking to 'safeguard publishers' in the COVID-19 crisis, Bodour Al Qasimi and the Emirates Publishers Association announce new aid for the UAE industry. The post Coronavirus Response: Bodour Al Qasimi Launches Emirates Publishers Emergency Fund appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-10 13:32:39 UTC ]
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Bloomberg Launches Green-Themed Quarterly Magazine

On Tuesday, Bloomberg Media launched Bloomberg Green, a new quarterly print magazine focused on climate change solutions. The latest offshoot of the "Bloomberg Green" brand, which first debuted in January, the print edition complements an existing web vertical and daily newsletter of the same... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-09 21:09:53 UTC ]
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Vesuvian Media Group Launches Romance Book Line

Vesuvian Media Group announced plans to launch Rosewind Books, a romance media division focused on contemporary, historical, fantasy and holiday romance titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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