BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

Publishing has made strides in becoming more sustainable, but firms need to collaborate for a more radical overhaul, both the Booksellers Association and Extinction Rebellion have separately claimed this week.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:23:59 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to reduce environmental impact in green manifesto

The Booksellers Association is calling on the trade to reduce its environmental impact and take the lead in sustainability and eco-friendly initiatives as it reveals its green manifesto. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hamish Hamilton to publish Jonathan Safran Foer’s take on climate change

PRH imprint Hamish Hamilton will publish Jonathan Safran Foer’s "urgent and compelling work" of non-fiction We Are The Weather: Saving The Planet Begins At Breakfast later this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Four Publishing Trade Groups Criticize Google’s Ad Policy Change in Letter to CEO

Announcing its policy change less than a month before GDPR goes into effect, Google has left publishers scrambling to make sense of its new rules. The post Four Publishing Trade Groups Criticize Google’s Ad Policy Change in Letter to CEO appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Publishers urge Man Booker Prize to rescind rule change

Publishers have signed a letter urging the Man Booker Prize organisers to reverse their decision to allow US authors to enter, citing concerns it is creating a "homogenised literary future". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Brexit negotiations: government urged to keep publishing trade barriers 'to absolute minimum'

A paper published today by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Publishing (APPG) is calling on government to keep barriers on trade "at an absolute minimum" for books during negotiations to leave the European Union - whatever trade-off is offered to impose them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Snapchat's Big Changes Impact Advertisers and Publishers

Snapchat is a little different today, going back to its roots with a retooling that boosts personal messages and lowers visibility for its publishing partners in Discover.The reconfiguration is seen as a sign that Snapchat doesn't see the need to keep putting Discover in users' faces. A few... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Should Australian newspapers publish climate change denialist opinion pieces?

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'The Gulf' Is A Climate Change Novel For A Changed World

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‘This change will take some time to figure out’: Here’s how Facebook is explaining its feed change to publishers

Brown said that because posts from friends will be weighted most heavily, people are likely to see less content from publishers, brands and celebrities. The post ‘This change will take some time to figure out’: Here’s how Facebook is explaining its feed change to publishers appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

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Canadian Publishing 2015: Changes to Canadian Copyright Law Continue to Hammer Publishers

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Publishers Urge Reversal on Syrian Publishing Ban

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Publishing In Russia 2012: Publishers in a Changing Industry

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Publishing Scotland chief exec urges publishers to look abroad

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Publishers must change the story around neurodiversity

“Those people don’t read books, let alone write them.” These words were said to me as I sat in a meeting with some respected publishers. I had just explained that my work and research revolved around better representation for disabled and neurodivergent children.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How 'American Dirt' controversy could change publishing industry

The "American Dirt" uproar is prompting the book industry to review, reenforce, and revamp plans to become more diverse and inclusive. The publishing industry is predominantly run by white women, according to a new study. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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