America's Biggest Publishers Keep Posting a Profit

The four of the Big Five publishers to release their financial results publicly all saw strong increases in earnings in 2022. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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While some publishers are slowing hiring plans, publishers like BuzzFeed and The Washington Post are not

As layoffs and hiring slowdowns sweep the industry, some companies like BuzzFeed, The Washington Post, Forbes, Bloomberg and Hearst are actively bringing new people aboard. The post While some publishers are slowing hiring plans, publishers like BuzzFeed and The Washington Post are not appeared... Continue reading at Digiday

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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

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The profits from publishing: a publisher's perspective

Andrew Franklin, m.d. of Profile Books, gives a publisher's perspective on the topic of author pay. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Tara Westover | 'My biggest fear wasn't that it wouldn't get published but that it would get published when it didn't deserve to be'

A remarkable tale of the importance of education by Tara Westover is destined for big things, predicts Caroline Sanderson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Digital Solutions in India 2016: Publishing in the Post-PDF Age (or Single URL Publishing)

It is obvious that publishing is in the midst of a cataclysm. If we can summarize this upheaval in just one line, it would be that publishing is moving from circulation and readership metrics to an engagement metric. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Newly Published, From Stanley Crouch to the Indigenous Americas

A selection of books published this week; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Publishing Veteran Gretchen Young Launching Regalo Press at Post Hill Press

Young, a former v-p and executive editor at Grand Central, says the new standalone imprint will integrate philanthropy into the book publishing business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Quarto Posts Big Jump in Profits

Quarto Group reported that revenue rose 9% in the first six months of 2022 over the comparable period in 2021, to $61.9 million, and net income jumped 124%, to $4.7 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Stephen King testified against publishing's biggest merger. What you need to know about the antitrust trial

Stephen King testified for the government today, arguing that writers will be harmed if Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster merge. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-08-02 22:41:59 UTC ]
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Will the Biggest Publisher in the United States Get Even Bigger?

The Biden administration is suing to block Penguin Random House from buying Simon & Schuster. A United States District Court will decide if the sale can proceed. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Publishing Gets the Reality Show Treatment with 'America’s Next Great Author'

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Post-Roe, Publishers Scramble to Meet the Political Moment

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Conservative Publishing in America Today

Former Regnery Books president and publisher Marji Ross argues that conservative publishers, after finding their voice and audience, now face challenges to being heard. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Lagardère raises publishing profit outlook as it prepares for Vivendi takeover bid

Hachette Livre owner Lagardère has raised its publishing division's profitability outlook to 13.5%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Harry Potter publisher reports record profits despite supply chain crisis

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How Magazine Publishers Are Cutting Print Costs to Improve Profits

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How Magazine Publishers Are Cutting Print Costs to Improve Profits

From frequency changes and staff reorgs to automation and list cleanup, publishers are getting creative when it comes to ensuring long-term viability. The post How Magazine Publishers Are Cutting Print Costs to Improve Profits appeared first on Eddie & Ozzie Awards. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Harry Potter publisher Bloomsbury issues another profit upgrade

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