Are you 'noticing' publishing's gender bias?

Calling the question  Conference organisers, prize judges, pretty much anyone who has a role in deciding who gets to be heard: don’t they notice the roll call of mainly white men? Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Faber publishers appeal to Women's Prize to 'revisit' new gender criteria rules

Faber associate publisher Louisa Joyner and publisher Alex Bowler have appealed to the Women's Prize to "revisit" its new rules around eligibility "to consider the lived experience of now excluded writers".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-07 14:48:15 UTC ]
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DK to publish entrepreneurs' guide to navigating racial bias in the workplace

DK is publishing a business book exploring "the unavoidable truths about racial bias in the working world", called Twice As Hard: Navigating Black Stereotypes and Creating Space for Success, by Raphael and Opeyemi Sofoluke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 22:13:29 UTC ]
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Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business

Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-18 04:27:59 UTC ]
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PRH publishes gender pay gap nine months early and unveils plans for parental leave

Penguin Random House has revealed its gender pay gap figures nine months early with a largely unchanged balance sheet but with a new initiative which sees all new parents at the company given the opportunity to take 12 months off from next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-24 23:00:06 UTC ]
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Fascism is on the minds of book buyers — and publishers are taking notice

College students, book buyers and publishers are taking a renewed interest in the bad old days of interwar authoritarianism, as well as books about threats to the present. Several scholars have started a crowd-sourced website called the New Fascism Syllabus. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing figures express frustration at gender pay gap results

Figures in the publishing industry have expressed frustration at the latest round of gender pay gap reports, which showed little progress had been made since 2017. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gender pay gap figures reveal big publishing's great divide

The UK’s biggest publishers release figures showing average differences in pay between men and women ranging from 11.3% to 29.69%The books industry may be dominated by women, but men are reaping the rewards, as the UK’s largest publishers reveal a “stark” divide in pay. Figures reported to the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Researching Gender Bias in Peer Review; Indexing an Info Systems Journal

The Scholarly Kitchen looks at gender bias in scholarly publishing and peer review. And an IGI Global journal is newly indexed by Elsevier's Compendex. The post Researching Gender Bias in Peer Review; Indexing an Info Systems Journal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Let's do something about publishing's gender pay gap

Julia Kingsford asks what can be done to close the gender pay, and C-suite, gap in publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Have you experienced a gender gap working in publishing?

Anecdotal evidence suggests men are more likely to hold senior positions in UK publishing, despite women making up the majority of the workforce. But what are your experiences?Are things getting worse for women in publishing? Insiders speakA 2016 survey in the US found that 78% of the workforce... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Considerable' school interest in controversial gender book, publisher says

Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) has ordered 5,000 copies of a book about gender diversity for schools, despite a media backlash over its subject matter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher to drop gendered children's titles after parents campaign

Buster Books, publisher of colouring books for ‘Brilliant Boys’ and ‘Gorgeous Girls’ to switch to ‘gender neutral’ titles in futureGirls will no longer be defined as “glamorous” and “gorgeous” while boys get to be “amazing” and “brilliant” at Buster Books, after the children’s publisher... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook Publishes Its Managing Bias Course For All

The social network is positioning itself as a leader in diversity efforts, even though it still has a lot to learn. The post Facebook Publishes Its Managing Bias Course For All appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2015-07-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Campaign to end gender-specific children's books gathers high-profile publishing support

Waterstones, children's laureate Malorie Blackman, poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Phillip Pullman among supportersA national campaign to stop children's books being labelled as "for boys" or "for girls" has won the support of Britain's largest specialist bookseller Waterstones, as well as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's publishers respond to 'gender' debate

There has been a mixed responses from children's publishers to a campaign encouraging them to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Veteran Marc Visnick Promoted to COO and Publisher at TOKYOPOP

Visnick will helm U.S. operations and drive growth for the 25-year-old graphic novel and manga brand. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-19 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The 2023 Digiday Publishing Summit Preview: How publisher needs and programmatic trends are shaping revenue, data and media

Presented by Rise Join a panel led by editor-in-chief Jim Cooper as Digiday and Rise kick off 2023 with a special preview of the upcoming Digiday Publishing Summit. As our editors prepare to put a lens on revenue, data and editorial strategies at the Vail summit this March, RSVP to save your... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-01-05 15:47:27 UTC ]
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Susan Weinberg Named Publisher of Workman Publishing Group

Susan Weinberg, executive v-p and publisher at Perseus Books, will succeed Dan Reynolds at Workman, who is retiring at the end of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-30 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Hybrid Publisher Amplify Publishing Groups Gets Investment

Mudita Venture Partners has made an unspecified investment in the hybrid publisher the Amplify Publishing Group. Launched in 2003, Amplify publishes about 300 titles annually. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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