Diversity Survey Deadline Nears

The goal of the survey, which publisher Lee & Low created and is overseeing, is to gather statistics about the staff makeup of both publishing houses and review journals based on gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity Survey Deadline Nears

The goal of the survey, which publisher Lee & Low created and is overseeing, is to gather statistics about the staff makeup of both publishing houses and review journals based on gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, and disability. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Lee & Low Diversity Baseline Survey Finds Minor Changes

The third edition of the survey found the industry to be slightly more diverse in terms of its racial and gender makeup than it was four years ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-02-28 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Survey Finds Little Improvement in Diversity in Romance Publishing

The annual “State of Racial Diversity in Romance Publishing Report” has been released, surveying more than 2,400 romance titles published in 2019. It discovered that for every 100 romance books published in 2019, only 8.3 were written by people of color. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales

The new annual sales survey from the APA shows audiobooks holding its market lead for growth in formats, with listening in cars on the upswing in 2018. The post Audio Publishers Association Survey: Nearly $1 Billion in 2018 Sales appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-16 17:07:26 UTC ]
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Publishers failing to improve racial and regional diversity, survey finds

Despite concentration of publishers in London, only 11% of respondents identified as BAME – significantly lower than average of 40% in the cityA major survey of the UK’s publishing workforce has found that “significant progress” still needs to be made on both the numbers of black, Asian and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Lee and Low Survey: Diversity Is Not Created Equal

The UK and US publishing workforce is dominated by Caucasians (79%) and women (78%), according to a diversity study from children's book publisher Lee and Low. The post The Lee and Low Survey: Diversity Is Not Created Equal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times Deadline for 100 Buyouts Nears

A 5 p.m. deadline bore down on New York Times employees considering whether to accept buyout packages, a bid for the newspaper publisher to trim costs.The company has said there will be forced cuts if 100 jobs can't be eliminated through voluntary buyouts.Like many newspapers, the Times is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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2014 NBA Submission Deadline Nears

The online entry form for submissions for the 2014 National Book Awards closes at midnight on May 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BIEC Extends Survey Deadline

The 2013 Book Industry Environmental Council (BIEC) has extended the deadline for industry members to fill out its latest survey that tracks the environmental progress of the book industry. The new deadline is July 12th. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Diversity in the House: The State of Diversity in Publishing

Three voices on the challenge of making publishing less white and more representative of the world at large. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BookCon 2018: We Need Diverse Books: Beyond Diversity 101

We Need Diverse Books has grown alongside BookCon, working for greater inclusiveness in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Got Diversity? Six Hacks that Address Book Industry Diversity, 21st-Century Style

The lack of diversity in the book publishing industry is not new or surprising to veterans of the business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Morning After: US officials help take down AI-powered Russian bot farm with nearly 1,000 fake X accounts

US officials and their allies have identified and taken down an artificial intelligence-powered Russian bot farm comprising almost 1,000 accounts. These accounts were able to spread disinformation and pro-Russian sentiments across X, formerly Twitter. The Justice Department has revealed the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-07-10 11:16:59 UTC ]
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The Kindle Scribe Essentials bundle is nearly $200 off at Amazon

Amazon Prime Day is still a couple weeks away, but the company is already running discounts on some of its biggest items. The latest deal comes on the Kindle Scribe Essentials Bundle, which includes a 64GB Kindle Scribe, Premium Pen and a leather folio cover. The trio is available for $324, down... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-07-01 13:59:08 UTC ]
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Sinykin and So’s Diversity Article: Double-Edged Swords

An analysis of diversity efforts in US book publishing in The Atlantic raises both successes and concerns for the industry. The post Sinykin and So’s Diversity Article: Double-Edged Swords appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-06-20 21:01:37 UTC ]
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Children's Institute 2024: Ensuring Diverse Voices Are Heard

The American Booksellers Association’s Children’s Institute in New Orleans wrapped up on June 12 with an equity-focused “Spotlight on Black Publishing,” an inclusive conversation about “Queer Voices for Community,” and a karaoke extravaganza. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers’ newest workforce diversity reports reveal mixed results in efforts to diversify newsrooms

The latest versions of annual reports on workforce demographics from Gannett, NPR and The New York Times (as well as Condé Nast, Hearst and Vox) show mixed results in companies’ efforts to diversify their newsrooms. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2024-06-10 04:01:00 UTC ]
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