Creative Industries Federation warns on education 'threat'

Current education policies threaten the UK's standing as a global creative power, a problem which will be exacerbated by Brexit, the Creative Industries Federation has claimed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]

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PRH expresses confidence in industry's prospects on entering third lockdown

In an open letter published on the company's website, PRH UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon has expressed confidence in the industry's prospects on entering a third lockdown, and revealed Penguin Random House UK is donating a further 15,000 more books to communities most affected by the coronavirus... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 10:23:48 UTC ]
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Industry leaders look at what lies ahead in 2021

Senior figures in the trade have said support for bookshops is a high priority in the coming year, while promising further steps to improve diversity across the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 04:59:16 UTC ]
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Industry heads predict resurgence in 2021 and urge support for bookshops

Senior figures from across the publishing industry have shared their predictions for the year ahead with The Bookseller, with support for high-street retailers and further implementation of diversity practices cited as essential steps. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-07 21:52:12 UTC ]
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Industry Stock Prices Fell 4% in 2020

A second-half rally helped to limit the decline of the Publishers Weekly Stock Index to 4% in 2020, as four of the seven companies on the PWSI managed to post an increase in their stock prices compared to the beginning of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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YUPL launches Creative Access internship

Yale University Press London (YUPL) is launching an internship, to run for six months from early spring. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 23:18:15 UTC ]
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Black History Matters scoops 2020 ALCS Educational Writers' Award

Black History Matters: The Story of Black History, From African Kingdoms to Black Lives Matter by historian Robin Walker has been crowned the winner of the 2020 ALCS Educational Writers’ Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-09 12:12:03 UTC ]
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Earnings Dive at Barnes & Noble Education in Q2

A 22% decline in sales in its retail division led to a 79% drop in net income at Barnes & Noble Education in the second quarter ended October 31, 2020, compared to last year. Textbook sales fell and general merchandise revenue took a big hit. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Library spending fell by £20m in 2019/20 amid warnings of further cuts

New figures show total spending on Great Britain's libraries fell by £20m in the last financial year, as Libraries Connected warned more budget reductions are on the way. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-04 10:12:19 UTC ]
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Green Book Supply Chain Alliance launches industry survey

The International Green Book Supply Chain Alliance has this week launched a global industry survey, to gather data about the publishing industry's environmental intiatives.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-03 20:48:23 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury spreads word with industry-exclusive proof for The Other Black Girl

Bloomsbury has launched its marketing and publicity campaign for Zakiya Dalila Harris' publishing-set novel, The Other Black Girl, with a proof going exclusively to industry professionals. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-01 04:30:21 UTC ]
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Pearson launches guidelines to tackle gender stereotypes in its education materials

Pearson has committed to tackling gender bias and stereotyping in education, unrolling "first of its kind" gender equality guidelines for the resources it produces.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 00:36:36 UTC ]
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Cornerstone wins five-way auction for Nike marketer's guide to creativity

Cornerstone has triumphed in a five-way auction to publish a guide to creativity from a former chief marketing officer at Nike, Greg Hoffman. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 06:18:40 UTC ]
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Industry collaboration 'essential' for a sustainable future, FutureBook hears

Long-term industry-wide collaboration is "essential" for a greener future, but sustainable measures can be put in place now, delegates at The Bookseller's Futurebook conference have heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 04:39:13 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India

Musing on books' resilience in the pandemic, Tom Weldon talks with Philip Jones; and Penguin Random House India partners with Pippa Rann. The post Industry Notes: Tom Weldon at FutureBook; Penguin Random House UK and India appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 18:15:54 UTC ]
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Browse excerpts from The Book of Homelessness, a new graphic novel by unhoused creatives.

The Accumulate Art School for the Homeless, a London-based charity that provides creative education and workshops for young homeless people, has partnered with unhoused artists to create a new graphic novel called The Book of Homelessness. The project began with a series of writing and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 17:27:23 UTC ]
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Mann looks to positive industry developments brought about by pandemic

Bonnier Books UK c.e.o. Perminder Mann has suggested, for all of the damage caused by the pandemic, the industry's long-term prospects may have improved, with the industry having "future-proofed" itself. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 16:07:00 UTC ]
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Use the 'great power' of comms to reach more readers, industry PRs advise

The publishing industry should trust and listen to its communications teams to see greater change and audience growth, PR professionals said at The Bookseller's FutureBook conference on Tuesday (17th November). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-18 06:55:46 UTC ]
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An industry in flux

When the United States entered the Great Recession, newsroom employment started to plummet. During the first half of 2009, more than a hundred papers closed; ten thousand news workers lost their jobs. In the years that followed, even after the economy picked up, outlets continued shedding... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-11-16 18:55:53 UTC ]
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FutureBook: Abbey calls for industry to expand what it considers 'normal'

The industry needs to expand what it considers "normal", breaking a current way of thinking which considers black authors niche and prevents books representing society, Black Writers' Guild co-founder Nels Abbey has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 16:45:55 UTC ]
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Shelley warns of 'tougher' 2021 in store for the trade

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley has warned 2021 could be a "tougher" year for the industry than 2020, in an interview with The Bookseller's editor Philip Jones at FutureBook 2020.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 14:38:48 UTC ]
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