Daunt Relishes Challenge of Leading B&N

James Daunt turned around the fortune of U.K. chain Waterstones and is embracing the opportunity to do the same Barnes & Noble. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Brexit will lead to legal challenge and mess,' Cable tells IPG

Brexit will lead to “gross uncertainty, legal challenge and mess”, former business secretary Vince Cable has told the IPG Conference today in a discussion about the creative industries and business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N's James Daunt Isn't Daunted At All

New Barnes & Noble CEO James Daunt gets to work on rejuvenating America’s largest bookstore retailer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges

Being a publisher today is hard work. On Day Two of the Digiday Publishing Summit, we granted publishers anonymity to share their biggest challenges. Publishers see big opportunity to reach new audiences on social media. But distributing to platforms efficiently and without giving up reader... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part II appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One

The Truth in Publishing: An insider's series on the challenges facing today's publisher. The post Where is Lead Gen Leading Publishers? Part One appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The logistical and ethical challenges of sports reporters’ restart

In mid-March, Major League Baseball, the National Basketball Association, the National Hockey League, and Major League Soccer issued a joint statement: members of the media would henceforth be barred from locker rooms and clubhouses, to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The leagues... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-07-28 12:21:27 UTC ]
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Why CEOS need to read poetry—yes, poetry—to lead in the post-COVID world

Leaders will need to be resilient, open-minded, and creative. Poetry can show them the way. “I would like to beg you, dear Sir, as well as I can, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-07-28 03:00:09 UTC ]
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Record Preorders for Massive Lead Title at Akashic

This summer, Akashic Books is placing its faith in a 1,000+ page book about Robert Moses not called 'The Power Broker.' And if preorders of Arthur Nerserian's 'The Five Books of (Robert) Moses' are any indication, that faith is well-placed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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4A's challenges Nielsen on out-of-home ratings decision

Trade group calls for the measurement giant to propose an alternative method to reporting viewing metrics. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-07-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Freedom of expression is complex, challenging - and crucial

It feels as if we’re at a critical moment regarding discussion of free expression in the UK and the US. #cancelculture has been trending on Twitter; a letter signed by major literary figures warns of ‘rising censoriousness’; individuals are being stripped of titles and posts. With so much... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-15 10:13:11 UTC ]
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Black journalists face challenges that stem from systemic racism

The fallout from recent protests over the killings of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and Breonna Taylor have reignited long-standing concerns on the part of many Black journalists about their roles in the newsrooms they work in, and the value they are given (or not given) by the media companies... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-07-09 11:50:34 UTC ]
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Canada Could Be Next in Challenging Google to Pay Publishers | News & Notes

In April, French regulators ordered Google to help develop a system to reward the country's news outlets with licensing fees when portions of their stories are displayed on the tech giant's news tab or in its search results. The decision was hailed as a triumph for publishers by those favoring... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-07-08 17:40:51 UTC ]
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A Sudden Tragedy Leads to Unsinkable Family Secrets

Set in Atlantic City in the 1930s, Rachel Beanland’s debut novel wades through heartbreak. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-07-07 09:00:11 UTC ]
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Humble Bundle Rises to New Challenges

The platform, which sells DRM-free digital content and gives some of the proceeds to nonprofits, has helped raise $450,000 for indie booksellers and comics retailers since the start of the year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Northern Focus charts: Zymurgy quiz title leads the way

A stalwart quiz book from 2008 was the bestselling Northern-issued title last year, beating off some prize-fighting fiction books Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-25 18:03:17 UTC ]
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Trade challenged to reach out beyond white, middle-class 'Susans'

Long-held assumptions held by the trade about writers of colour must be challenged and a concerted effort made to reach new and diverse audiences, the industry heard tuning into a webinar launching the Rethinking ‘Diversity’ in Publishing report.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-23 18:37:47 UTC ]
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In the Race for Trump Tell-Alls, Simon & Schuster Is Leading

The publisher, which is up for sale with a brand-new chief executive, is behind John Bolton’s and Mary L. Trump’s books as well as a new one about Melania Trump. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-06-17 22:36:46 UTC ]
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Will coronavirus slump lead to a broadsheet revival for the Guardian? | Brief letters

Classical music | Priceless reading | Broadsheet Guardian | Vacancy at LBC | Gin and tonicI’ve read my four column inches relating to classical music in Friday’s G2 Film & Music section. I’ve got to be honest, after excellent editorials (The Guardian view on the return of live music: hope... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-14 17:26:19 UTC ]
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Virus Leads to Down Fourth Quarter at Wiley

Fourth-quarter sales and earnings fell at John Wiley compared to fiscal 2019 due to lower sales of print books, test prep programs, and corporate training. Sales for the year rose 2%, though a number of one-time charges led to an operating loss. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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