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

According to a new report, changes to Canada’s copyright law have had devastating effects on educational publishers and will ultimately contribute to a decline in the quality and quantity of content available to students. Trade publishers say they, too, are feeling the impact. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: UTP Is the Winner In the New Canadian Distribution Landscape

When HarperCollins Canada announced last November that it would be getting out of the Canadian distribution business, it set off a succession of changes in the publishing landscape. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Book Marketing in 2015

With competition for bookstore shelf space as fierce as ever and the Inspire Book Fair gone for good, publishers are looking for new ways to reach potential readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: New Canadian M.F.A. Enhanced by Pace Partnership

The University of King’s College in Halifax, Nova Scotia, has a fledgling creative writing M.F.A., launched in summer 2013, that focuses exclusively on nonfiction and is the only program of its kind in Canada Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government should consult with publishers on EU copyright law waiver, says report

Publishers should be given a waiver on part of the EU’s recently passed Digital Single Market Directive regarding licensing deals for links to their content, a new report recommends. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 04:34:34 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing Reacts to New ‘Industry Committee’ Copyright Report

As the Industry Committee report on the Canadian Modernization Act arrives, publishing industry players call for speed, with an election looming. The post Canadian Publishing Reacts to New ‘Industry Committee’ Copyright Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-06-06 02:34:57 UTC ]
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What Europe’s Copyright Law Changes Could Mean for U.S. Publishers

Members of the European Parliament approved new copyright laws today, calling into question what that might mean for publishers in the United States. The laws still face another hurdle, as EU's member states have to give their approval (in January 2019) before local laws can be created to enact... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU copyright law may force tech giants to pay billions to publishers

Legislation opposed by firms like Facebook and Google and groups warning of detrimental consequences for the internetMusic companies, film-makers and media publishers could be in line for billions in payouts after EU lawmakers voted to accept controversial changes to copyright rules that aim to... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Issue Statement on Access Copyright Counterclaim to Education Lawsuit

In Canada's long struggle over copyright protection and 'fair dealing,' Access Copyright responds to the education sector's lawsuit, while the Parliamentary review of the Copyright Moderniztion Act is ongoing. The post Canadian Publishers Issue Statement on Access Copyright Counterclaim to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beleaguered Access Copyright, Turning 30, Is Honored by Canadian Publishers

Calling it 'a truly essential organization for making our marketplace work,' Canadian publishers say they'll honor the Access Copyright revenue collection agency, which is under sustained attack from the education sector. The post Beleaguered Access Copyright, Turning 30, Is Honored by Canadian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Fix Our Marketplace,’ Canadian Publishers Tell Parliament in Copyright Act Hearings

'My colleagues and I are suffering real-time damage triggered by this act.' Glenn Rollans and Kate Edwards of the Association of Canadian Publishers, along with John Degen of the Writers' Union, testify in hearings on the Copyright Modernization Act. The post ‘Fix Our Marketplace,’ Canadian... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of Access Copyright

'We have no choice but to interpret this suit as the intimidating action that it is,' says the leadership of the Association of Canadian Publishers in a statement on the lawsuit by almost 100 school boards and education ministries. The post Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Copyright Fallout: Canadian Textbook Publishing Called ‘Not Sustainable’

With a major Canadian textbook publisher citing a drop from $1 million annually to $100,000, Canada's review of copyright changes may be welcome next year. The post More Copyright Fallout: Canadian Textbook Publishing Called ‘Not Sustainable’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: PRH Canada’s Physical Consolidation Makes The Merger Complete

This summer, two years after the merger of Penguin Canada and Random House of Canada was finalized in July 2013, more than 200 employees left the publishers’ longtime separate headquarters and moved into a new Front Street office in downtown Toronto. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Two New English-Language Imprints Coming Out of Montreal

Two Montreal companies—English-language publisher Baraka Books and French-language publisher Éditions de l’Homme—are launching new imprints to showcase Quebec’s writers in translation for the English-language market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Hold Steady In 2015

Most Canadian publishers are reporting that sales through the first six months of 2015 are steady, compared to the first half of last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: E-book Sales Level Off

E-book sales have leveled off for the most part in 2015 to date, continuing a trend that began last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Copyright Changes Hit Canadian Publishers Hard

When the Canadian Copyright Modernization Act was passed in 2012, publishing associations were happy with certain aspects of the legislation, including its antipiracy measures. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Google News Becomes Opt-In For German Publishers After Copyright Law Change

Since Google News began, publishers have complained that it scrapes their content and offers little in return, letting readers get vital parts of stories as short snippets. In late 2012, the site settled with Belgian publishers after a six-year-long ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Canadian Kids Publishers Extend Reach into U.S., TV

Canada has a pretty good reputation on the world stage when it comes to publishing children’s books,” says Orca publisher Andrew Wooldridge. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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