Climate activists accused of ‘attacking free press’ by blockading print works

Extinction Rebellion protests at News Corp sites condemned by Society of Editors as ‘attempt to silence other voices’Ministers and MPs from all parts of the political spectrum have condemned Extinction Rebellion for blocking the delivery of newspapers across the UK on Saturday.Four national newspapers, including the Sun and the Daily Mail, were missing from some newsagents’ shelves on Saturday morning after more than 100 environmental protesters targeted printing presses owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp on Friday evening. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Stumbles Early As E-Books Skyrocket

The two reports measure different aspects of the book market and one is far more comprehensive than the other, but figures released last week by Nielsen BookScan and the Association of American Publishers showed a trade market where ebooks are thriving and print books are struggling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Knot Stops Print Edition of The Nest; Converts to Digital-Only

The Knot, whose brands include TheNest.com and TheBump.com, is converting the print version of The Nest to digital. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RH relaunches Hogarth Press

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 12:22 The spirit of Virginia and Leonard Woolf's literary imprint the Hogarth Press will be revived on both sides of the Atlantic after Random House announced the launch of a new fiction imprint. Hogarth will launch in summer 2012... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Downloading Free Books to Your IPad

Reading reader Greg Jacobs is interested in putting books other than those available from the iBookstore on his iPad. He writes: Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pullman attacks ACE poetry cuts

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 09:04 Authors including Philip Pullman have warned the "biodiversity of poetry publishing in England" is in "jeopardy", following Arts Council England's funding cuts to poetry presses Arc, Flambard and Enitharmon. In a letter... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tindal Street Press acquires Ryan Giggs title

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 14:45 Tindal Street Press has bought UK and Commonwealth rights to a book about an obsessive ex-professional footballer's relationship with Manchester United player Ryan Giggs. Senior editor bought UK and Commonwealth rights to Bring... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print book sales continue to fall

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 15:50 Book sales slipped for the fourth week in a row last week, and were down more than £3.3m last year, according to Nielsen BookScan data. A total of £24.2m was spent on printed books at UK retail outlets in the seven days to 26th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TechTarget Buys RBI's Computer Weekly While Print Mag Folds

Tech publisher TechTarget has agreed to buy the Web sites and event products related to Reed Business Information's Computer Weekly, while the 45-year-old magazine will close. ComputerWeekly.com serves IT managers in Europe and the U.K. and draws an average of 425,000 visits and 1 million page... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-03-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free ‘key driver’ in ebook sales

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 09:36 Sampling free content is inspiring customers to buy ebooks, with a fifth of UK readers citing it as the primary reason for purchase, according to new research. Surveys by Book Marketing Limited (BML) and Bowker Publishing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No Exit Press acquires Brother's Lot

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:49 No Exit Press has acquired a "hilarious and satirical novel" by debut author Kevin Holohan, called The Brothers' Lot. Publishing director Ion Mills bought UK and Commonwealth English-language rights, including digital,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed book sales slump to new 2011 low

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 15:36 Spending on printed books in the UK slumped for a third consecutive week to a new 2011 low, with this week's number one the lowest-selling top title for more than seven years. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette to bring French out of copyright titles into print

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 16:45 Hachette Livre and the French National Library (BnF) have signed a print-on-demand agreement for the publisher to sell through bookshops out-of-copyright works from the BnF’s online library Gallica. An initial 15,000 titles... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Library Association attacks HC e-lending policy

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 09:19 The American Library Association (ALA) has said HarperCollins US' restrictions on the number of times an ebook can be checked out restricts users' access to information. ALA president Roberta Stevens' claim comes amid new data... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow signs with US' Candlewick Press

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 17:38 Children's publisher Nosy Crow has signed a deal with American publisher Candlewick Press to co-publish the majority of its titles in the US and Canada. Nosy Crow will become a new imprint of Candlewick Press, which will... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adults and teenagers still prefer prints books to ebooks, WBD survey says

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 07:34 Almost half of teenagers have read a book on a computer, according to a new survey to mark World Book Day. As hundreds of events get under way across the country today, 40.8% of teenagers said they had read a book on a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Looks for the Right Print, Digital Balance

Barnes & Noble's third-quarter results for the period ended January 29 shows the dilemma faced by companies making the transition from print to digital. In the case of B&N, while its fastest growth is tied to the sale of ebooks and Nook digital readers, its most profitable business... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lewisham campaigners press Hunt to intervene on closures

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 21/02/2011 - 09:00 Lewisham library campaigners have renewed their call for secretary of state Jeremy Hunt to intervene over the borough's library closures. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Phaidon Press to triple children's output

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Thu, 10/02/2011 - 16:03 Phaidon Press is aiming to triple its output of children's titles to 30 new children's books by 2012, up from eight in 2010. Phaidon's children's list covers children aged up to 12 years with a focus on pre-school and picture... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPA vice-president's offices come under attack amid Egyptian rioting

Written By: Lisa Campbell The vice-president of the International Publishing Association's offices came under heavy attack from government forces in Egypt this afternoon. A reporter at the Al Shorouk newspaper, owned by IPA vice-president Ibrahim El Moallem, said she and her colleagues,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library ebook lending works for all, DBW told

Written By: Philip Jones The system of lending one ebook per library user works for authors, agents, booksellers and librarians, a session at Digital Book World discussing the sector heard yesterday. At the session, entitled 'Where Do Libraries Fit Into the Ecosystem?', publishers were... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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