Boris Johnson urged to support creative industries in open letter

Boris Johnson has been urged to support a second EU referendum rather than a no-deal Brexit in order to support the UK's creative industries and protect the sector's public investment, just hours after he was elected leader of the Conservative Party.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-23 11:05:44 UTC ]
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An open letter, signed by more than 150 figures from the book industry, has condemned the abuse suffered by Monisha Rajesh, Professor Sunny Singh and Chimene Suleyman following their criticisms of Kate Clanchy.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry heads predict resurgence in 2021 and urge support for bookshops

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Roxane Gay, Margaret Atwood sign open letter supporting trans and nonbinary people

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"Let’s clarify what free speech is and is not": An open letter to the industry from Pride in Publishing

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SoA urges Johnson and Hunt to support authors

The Society of Authors is urging prime ministerial hopefuls Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt to support authors and the wider creative industries.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry Notes: Princeton Press Opens Audio Division; PRH Ireland Supports Fighting Words

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An Open Letter to the London-centric Publishing Industry

The Northern Fiction Alliance proposes an eight-point plan to address the issue of regional diversity in publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Rebuck urges May to give post-Brexit reassurance to creative industries

Baroness Gail Rebuck has called for the needs of the creative industries to be "truly recognised” by government following prime minister Theresa May's speech. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Government opens inquiry into Brexit's impact on creative industries

Creative industries insiders are being invited to contribute to a government inquiry into the implications of Brexit on the creative industries and the digital single market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boris Johnson urged to express concern over Newsquest cuts

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CILIP open letter urges Birmingham to reconsider library cuts

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Creative Industries Federation calls on government to help creative businesses survive

The UK's self-employed creative workforce will be "hit hard", according to the Creative Industries Federation, raising concerns the Chancellor's measures in response to the coronavirus outbreak "fall short of guaranteeing these workers’ income".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Creative England to merge with Creative Industries Federation

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Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy

Keyed on World Book Day, the cultural heritage platform Europeana opens a literature focus, as a new consultancy for festivals opens in the UK. The post Industry Notes: Europeana Opens ‘Literary Tour’; Trio in UK Opens Literary Events Consultancy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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PRH Peru Chief and Author in Defamation Case: Publishing Industry Support

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Literature event accessibility guide hits funding target after industry support

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