Baltimore Sun parent company reorganizes publishing unit

Tribune Co. announced a restructuring of its publishing business Wednesday to focus on its digital efforts and streamline operations, resulting in nearly 700 job losses across the Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times and six other daily newspapers. Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The publishing company that's only publishing female authors in 2018

One publishing company has taken up a challenge to put out only books by female authors this year. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: Zhejiang Publishing United Group

Zhejiang Publishing United Group is a state-owned publishing group under the Zhejiang Provincial Government, established in 2000. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adams Publishing Group, LLC Acquires Chronotype Publishing Company

Adams Publishing Group, LLC announced today that it has purchased the assets of Chronotype Publishing Company located in Rice Lake, Wisconsin. The acquisition includes The Chronotype, Northwestern Wisconsin’s largest weekly newspaper, and T ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2014-08-07 00:00:00 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

[ The New York Times | 2022-07-31 11:19:44 UTC ]
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Indie Presses Publishing Works in Translation in The United States

Traditional publishing houses put out classics from around the world, but independent presses bring attention to new original talent. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-03-31 10:36:00 UTC ]
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AAP StatShot: The United States’ Publishing Industry Gained 12.2 Percent in 2021

The final 2021 report from the Association of American Publishers shows December up 2.8 percent over December 2020, at US$1.1 billion. The post AAP StatShot: The United States’ Publishing Industry Gained 12.2 Percent in 2021 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-01-26 16:01:07 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy ‘parts company’ with publisher after discrimination row

Author whose Orwell prize-winning Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me sparked online controversy last summer will no longer be published by Pan Macmillan Kate Clanchy and her publisher Pan Macmillan will no longer be working together, and distribution of all of her titles is to cease,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-01-20 12:43:07 UTC ]
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Historic England's Hudson sets up own publishing company

John Hudson, formerly head of publishing at Historic England, has set up his own publishing company, focused on architectural and landscape history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-18 22:49:15 UTC ]
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Paul Dacre appointed editor-in-chief of Daily Mail parent company

Move comes after former Daily Mail editor pulled out of the running to be next Ofcom chairmanPaul Dacre has returned to the Daily Mail publisher as editor-in-chief of the newspaper’s parent company after pulling out of the running to be the next chair of the media regulator, Ofcom.His... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-11-22 15:31:03 UTC ]
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In the United States: Sourcebooks Acquires BES Publishing

'Our children’s book business now accounts for more than half our annual sales,' says Sourcebooks' Kay Birkner as the company buys BES Publishing. The post In the United States: Sourcebooks Acquires BES Publishing appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-11-04 18:59:42 UTC ]
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IPG Buys U.K Distribution Company United Independent Distributors

Independent Publishers Group has acquired U.K.-based United Independent Distributors. IPG CEO Joe Matthews called the deal a “game-changing acquisition,” and one that will make IPG one of the world’s largest book distributors for indie publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers unite to launch Cyhoeddi Cymru/Publishing Wales

Several publishers in Wales have joined forces to form a new umbrella organisation to represent the sector, called Cyhoeddi Cymru/Publishing Wales (CCPW). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-22 22:45:26 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Buy Houghton Mifflin’s Trade Publishing Unit

The $349 million deal will help the publisher expand its back catalog at a moment of growing consolidation in the book business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-29 19:44:12 UTC ]
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Gutman, Doyle, Conaway Join IDW Publishing, Entertainment Units

IDW Holdings announced the hiring of Jonny Gutman, Mark Doyle, and Cassie Conaway by its IDW Entertainment and IDW Publishing divisions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-11 05:00:00 UTC ]
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The vultures come for Tribune, as the Baltimore Sun looks to escape

In December, Alden Global Capital, a New York City hedge fund and media investor, confirmed, in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, that it was looking to acquire Tribune Publishing, which owns the Chicago Tribune, the New York Daily News, and the Hartford Courant, as well as... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-02-17 13:33:35 UTC ]
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Baltimore-based lending software company to be acquired by Netherlands firm for $280 million

Baltimore tech company eOriginal is set to be acquired by Netherlands-based Wolters Kluwer for about $280 million, the information and software firm announced in a news release Thursday. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-12-10 22:23:55 UTC ]
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Kyle to publish 'manual for modern parenting' by influencer Shearsmith

Kyle Books, part of the Octopus Publishing Group, will publish Mummin’ It by "Toby and Roo" blogger Harriet Shearsmith in April 2021. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 00:03:00 UTC ]
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The editor of Michelle Obama’s Becoming is starting a new publishing company.

It’s always good news when people want to invest in books, so we’re happy to hear that Molly Stern, the former SVP & Publisher of Penguin Random House’s Crown imprint, is starting a new publishing company in partnership with the independent studio SISTER. (Stern was Michelle Obama’s editor,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-22 12:01:51 UTC ]
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Trigger Publishing acquires mindfulness guide for expectant parents

Mental health and wellbeing publisher Trigger Publishing has acquired its first book on pregnancy from consultant midwife Sian Warriner and children’s mindfulness author Mark Pallis.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 13:40:22 UTC ]
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