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'

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Internet companies must fund creativity, claims French minister

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Mon, 23/05/2011 - 15:35 French culture minister Frédéric Mitterrand has said internet companies must contribute more to financing creativity. Setting the tone for the e-G8 forum, to be held in Paris May 24-25, he said in an interview with the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell and Faber double winners at The Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 16/05/2011 - 22:30 Quercus has been crowned 2011's best publisher at The Bookseller Industry Awards, as Sainsbury's scooped the Bookseller of the Year award. Quercus was presented with the Bonnier Publisher of the Year Award at the black-tie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Quercus publisher of the year at The Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 17/05/2011 - 09:00 Quercus has been crowned 2011's best publisher at The Bookseller Industry Awards, as Sainsbury's scooped the Bookseller of the Year award. Quercus was presented with the Bonnier Publisher of the Year Award at the black-tie... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Analysts warn HMV over discounted Waterstone's

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:30 Selling Waterstone's for less than £70m could force the HMV Group into a company voluntary arrangement, analysts have warned. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adobe Adds Mobile, HTML5 Capabilties to Creative Suite 5.5

Dreamweaver gets HTML5 features, Photoshop SDK allows tablet interaction, and InDesign picks up ebook enhancements Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin and Foyles lead way in Bookseller Industry Awards

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 08:30 Penguin is topping the table with an industry-leading six nominations in the 2011 Bookseller Industry Awards. Following closely behind in the nomination league tables are HarperCollins and Hodder & Stoughton, both listed... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Custom Content Industry Experiences $12.5 Billion High in 2010

The Custom Content Council and ContentWise 11th annual content industry study, “Characteristics Study: A Look at the Volume and Type of Content Marketing in America for 2011,” reported $12.5 billion spent in the custom content industry. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HMV issues third profit warning

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 05/04/2011 - 09:39 The struggling HMV Group has bought more time to pass covenant tests while issuing a third profit warning. The group, which owns Waterstone's, said "trading conditions have remained difficult" since it issued its last profit... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Agents warn publishers over digital rates

Written By: Philip Jones and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 01/04/2011 - 08:50 Literary agent Sonia Land has warned book publishers they will lose control over authors’ digital backlists unless they improve their royalty offer. Land this week announced her decision to publish 100 of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Library bodies warn publishers off 'retrenchment' over ebook lending

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 17/03/2011 - 09:23 The Society of Chief Librarians and the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council have signed a joint position on ebook lending in libraries, saying the Publisher Association's baseline position has "limited practical use"... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Government denies library statutory protection is under threat

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 15/03/2011 - 15:47 The government has denied the legal protection for libraries could be under threat, after fears were expressed upon the launch of a review into local government statutory duties. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Threat to 1964 Act’s protection of libraries

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 14/03/2011 - 16:02 The legal obligation for councils to provide a public library service could be under threat, after the government launched a review into local government statutory duties. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HMV issues second profit warning

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Tue, 01/03/2011 - 09:28 The HMV Group has issued its second profit warning of the year and will breach a bank covenant test when it announces full year results in April. read more Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers' school budgets under threat

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 25/02/2011 - 15:56 Almost three quarters of primary head teachers are expecting funding for books to be inadequate in 2011–12, as the Publishers Association has warned of a “challenging year” for book sales to schools. As schools begin to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PPA chief warns of looming 'penalty tax on magazine publishers'

The Royal Mail's request to increase the amount it can charge for bulk mail has been slammed as a "shortsighted" move that could cause long-term damage to the magazine business by Barry McIlheney, chief executive of the Professional Publishers Association (PPA). Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Borders Bankruptcy to Ripple Through Industry

The book publishing industry was just beginning to grapple last week with the many repercussions the Borders Group Chapter 11 filing will bring to all facets of the industry. The most immediate impact, of course, is the loss of revenue associated with the bankruptcy itself. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2011-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade gears up for industry awards

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 09:07 The starting gun has been fired for the Bookseller Industry Awards, which this year have been expanded with two new categories celebrating public libraries and children’s publishing. The awards, which run on 16th May during... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check Google Books data for errors, publishers warned

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Fri, 04/02/2011 - 09:01 Publishers are being warned to check their Google Books data online as thousands of titles have been mistakenly attributed to publisher BPR. Independent UK publisher Children’s Story Publishers spotted the mistake after its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Davis probes British industry for Little, Brown

Written By: Charlotte Williams Little, Brown will be examining Britain’s industries with a title by Evan Davis, “Dragons’ Den” and “Today” programme presenter. Made in Britain will be published on 5th May as an £18.99 hardback, tying-in to a three-part BBC2 series of the same name, fronted by... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Oxford Media Convention: Trinity Mirror's Sly Bailey on the 'need to educate' Hunt

Sly Bailey, the chief executive of newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror, has issued cutting criticism of the culture secretary Jeremy Hunt's understanding of the full media issues regarding News Corporation's relationship to BSkyB. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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