CMS committee warns cuts 'making arts less accessible'

The Culture, Media and Sport select committee has warned that budget cuts are making culture less accessible, as part of its latest report on funding and support for the arts outside London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winterson warns against further cuts to the arts

Jeanette Winterson has said that as a society "we've got our values all wrong" as she warned against further cuts to the arts ahead of the Chancellor’s autumn statement on 25th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fears over access to children's poetry after Arts Council cuts

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Wed, 06/04/2011 - 09:37 Children's poetry is among the biggest losers in the children's literature sector following the recent cuts in Arts Council funding, it has emerged. As well as the Poetry Book Society (PBS) which has seen 100% of its funding... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Make sure mid-tier titles aren't lost in packed autumn, Fry warns

Marketing and publicity teams need to make sure their middle-tier titles don't get lost in the crowded autumn, Canongate commercial director Jenny Fry has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-09 17:47:50 UTC ]
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The Sun and Times publisher warns of job cuts due to coronavirus

CEO of News UK, Rebekah Brooks, tells staff pandemic has hammered print sales and advertising revenueThe publisher of the Sun and the Times has warned of impending job losses as part of a major cost-cutting programme as the coronavirus pandemic hammers newspaper sales and advertising... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-11 12:06:20 UTC ]
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Meredith Cuts Salaries, Expands Ad Guarantee to Make Up for Revenue Decline

Facing what it called "a significant decline in advertising revenues" as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Meredith Corp. says it's implementing sweeping pay cuts across 60% of its approximately 5,000 employees, suspending quarterly dividends and withdrawing the 2020 fiscal outlook it... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-04-20 17:45:12 UTC ]
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Barnes & Noble warns of potential cuts if stores close due to coronavirus

Barnes & Noble boss James Daunt has sent a letter to staff warning of potential lay offs if stores are closed due to the coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 01:04:03 UTC ]
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Make E-books Accessible Now

The European Union recently took a significant step to require e-books to be born accessible—and it probably won't mean anything until 2025, which is too little too late, writes Bill Kasdorf. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Cutting Print: Making It Work When Publishing Days Must Go

When a large U.S. newspaper cuts print publication days or curtails home delivery, headlines may scream media apocalypse. But for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-27 15:09:04 UTC ]
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Mirror owner warns over Brexit as it makes £200m writedown

Reach, which also owns Daily Express and Daily Star, reports £120m pre-tax loss for 2018Reach, the publisher of the Daily Mirror and Daily Express, has warned about the impact of Brexit on advertising, as it made a £200m writedown on its newspaper business that pushed it into the red for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Graphic novels, poetry and art history make up SoA Translation Prizes shortlists

Graphic novels, poetry and art history make up some of the Society of Authors’ Translation Prizes shortlists for 2019, with 31 translations from seven languages up for awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvest House Makes Christian Thinking Accessible to All

From apologetics to tours of the universe, new books from Harvest House Publishers invite everyday readers to consider their faith through various lenses. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Art and Making of A Fan-Favorite Book

Art-of and making-of books about pop culture remain viable, even in an era when abundant behind-the-scenes information is available online. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Rankin and McDermid urge halt to Scottish arts cuts

Leading Scottish writers including Ian Rankin, Val McDermid and Denise Mina have called on the Scottish government to halt potentially "devastating" cuts to arts and literature for "the good of everyone in Scotland". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon 'Kindle Reading Fund' makes books more available to those without access

The ability to read is something many of us take for granted. At a young age, you probably had tons of books in your homes and schools, enabling you to learn to both read and write. Believe it or not, not everyone has access to books. Isn't that sad? Luckily, Amazon is looking to change this.... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2016-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson to cut 4,000 jobs after second profit warning in three months

World’s biggest education publisher aims to make £350m in cost savings by the end of 2017Pearson is to cut 4,000 jobs after issuing its second profit warning in three months. The world’s biggest education publisher said it aimed for annual savings of £350m by the end of 2017 and it would end its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Small Format Comics Make a Splash at Comic Arts Brooklyn

Daniel Clowes didn't finish his new graphic novel in time for Comic Arts Brooklyn, but everyone came away happy any way. The weekend small press show also offered appearances by Jillian Tamaki, Charles Burns, Yumi Sakugawa, Andrea Tsurumi, and Denis Kitchen. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'BBC warned George Osborne it would have to axe BBC2 and BBC4 due to cuts'

Corporation also said it would have to shut local radio stations if Treasury did not provide funds to offset the cost of free TV licences for over-75s, claims new bookThe BBC warned George Osborne it would have to close BBC2 and BBC4 if the government did not provide extra funds to offset the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribd makes cuts to romance in its catalog

Scribd has announced to publishers and distributors that it is "making some adjustments, particularly to romance" in its $8.99-per-month ebook subscription service. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Concern over 'narrow demographic' accessing arts

Not enough is being done in the UK to “stimulate or realise the creative potential of individuals”, with publicly-funded creative arts reaching a narrow section of people, the 2015 report by the Warwick Commission on the Future of Cultural Value has said. There is “low cultural and social... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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