Alex Salmond joins bid to take control of anti-independence paper the Scotsman

Ex-first minister aims to make title more ‘pro-Scotland’ as part of bid for Johnston Press, which also owns Yorkshire PostFormer Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has joined an activist investor seeking to oust the board and chief executive of Johnston Press, owner of titles including the Scotsman and national newspaper i.Salmond, who lost his Gordon seat in the last general election, has teamed up with Christen Ager-Hanssen, the struggling newspaper publisher’s largest investor, who is looking to take control. Related: Business Today: sign up for a morning shot of financial news Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Pose' stars join growing backlash over J.K. Rowling's anti-trans comments

The stars of FX's "Pose," Universal Parks, Warner Bros. and Scholastic are among the latest to respond to J.K. Rowling's anti-trans tweets and follow-up essay. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-06-11 18:20:48 UTC ]
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Hamptons Newspapers The Independent, Dan’s Papers to Merge

In a seismic shift on Long Island’s East End, Ron Perelman-owned weekly The Independent will end its print edition after Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-10 18:45:20 UTC ]
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Oneworld to join Independent Alliance

Oneworld is joining the Independent Alliance in March 2020, with Faber c.e.o. Stephen Page hailing the move as "a thrilling addition" to the organisation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-07 21:09:18 UTC ]
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Facebook Audience Network Joined Google’s Open Bidding Program

Publishers using mobile ad network Facebook Audience Network now have another bidding option: the Open Bidding program from Google. The social network wrote in a blog post announcing the move, "Publishers are increasingly using unified auctions to maximize their advertising revenue. Bidding, as... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-12-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex Spears joins the Indigo Press

The MILD Group has appointed Alexander Spears as sales and marketing manager at The Indigo Press, the new publishing house that launched in October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amid Concerns at Kuala Lumpur Book Fair, Publishers Say Paper Costs Under Control

In Free Malaysia Today: Publishing players say that expected increases in paper costs are less a worry than growing numbers of local authors. The post Amid Concerns at Kuala Lumpur Book Fair, Publishers Say Paper Costs Under Control appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex Clark joins Bath Festivals

Bath Festivals has appointed Alex Clark as artistic director of words and literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hannah Griffiths joins independent film company All3Media

Hannah Griffiths, formerly fiction and paperback publisher at Faber, has been appointed as the new head of literary acquisitions at independent television, film and digital production and distribution company All3Media. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael Bloomberg is mulling an independent White House bid

More from Trail Guide Jan. 22 Chris Christie heads back to New Jersey as blizzard approaches Jan. 21 Donald Trump and Ted Cruz try to debunk each other's outsider image Jan. 20 Sarah Palin, on the trail with Donald Trump, talks of son's domestic violence arrest Jan. 19 Sarah Palin endorses Donald... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Seven new publishers join Independent Alliance

Seven new publishers are joining the Independent Alliance following the closure of Faber Factory Plus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Questions Bid for Independent Copyright Office

ALA joins a chorus of Internet and tech businesses in questioning a proposal to establish the U.S. Copyright office as its own independent agency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC signs Alex Salmond on referendum

William Collins has signed an inside take on the Scottish independence referendum by former First Minister of Scotland and leader of the Yes campaign, Alex Salmond. David Roth-Ey, executive publisher of Fourth Estate and William Collins, signed world English language rights to The Dream Shall... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hacked Off warns local paper publishers not to join new regulator

A battle for the hearts, minds and pockets of small and medium-sized newspaper publishers is being fought over the new system of press regulation.The large publishing companies who created the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) are urging smaller publishers to sign up to their... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alex Ferguson's errors join a grand publishing tradition

He hates making mistakes, but he's made an awful lot in his memoir. Luckily it's a venerable customIs there a special bad elf that creeps out in the pre-Christmas period to wreak havoc with would-be bestsellers? Novelist Helen Fielding and actor David Jason might be forgiven for thinking so,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2013-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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C&R joins Independent Alliance

Constable & Robinson has joined the Independent Alliance, the coalition of independent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Real-Time Advertising Bidding Offers Publisher Control

As publishers attempt to make online advertising a profitable and engaging business model, real time bidding on Web inventory by prospective clients is becoming more prevalent. Conde Nast launched a private Web ad exchange with AdMeld for select clients in late 2011, and now smaller publishers... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Independent Publishers Are Keeping Paper Costs Down

Despite enormous amounts of attention directed towards digital efforts in the magazine industry, many independent publishers still count print as their main business and most reliable source of revenue. As the paper market continues to fluctuate, publishers are finding new ways to keep the price... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Independent bookstore owner invests in online bookstore famous for destroying independent bookstores.

Nancy Bass Wyden, owner of New York City’s Strand Bookstore—one of the largest independent bookstores in the country—purchased stock in Amazon three times between April 6 and May 1, totaling somewhere between $115,000 and $250,000, according to Barron’s. If you’ll recall this was a time period... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-05 16:29:38 UTC ]
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Datebook: A Chicana artist's pastels on paper, sacred books from the Middle Ages and wearable paper jewelry

Dream-like paintings and illuminated holy books. Plus, the art of paper jewelry and L.A.’s Salvadoran artistic circles. Here are eight exhibition and events to check out in the coming week: Judithe Hernández, “A Dream Is the Shadow of Something Real,” at the Museum of Latin American Art.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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