First Female Editor of Bild, Influential German Tabloid, Steps Down

Tanit Koch’s departure as top editor of Bild, a mass-market tabloid owned by Axel Springer, the German publishing giant, comes two years after she took up the post. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2018-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling started 2019 with wizard poop. She’s ending the year by stepping in it

The Harry Potter creator’s year is now bookended by Twitter controversies, but this latest one is much worse. The constant hum of Twitter outrage makes it all sound the same at a distance. Everyone is mad online again? What else is new?Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-12-19 12:15:49 UTC ]
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Richardson promoted at HQ as Thomas and Smith step up

HarperCollins has made a string of promotions in its HQ and Mills & Boon publicity team with Lucy Richardson becoming head of publicity, while Joe Thomas and Isabel Smith also step up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 21:48:45 UTC ]
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Elisabeth Sifton, Editor and Tamer of Literary Lions, Dies at 80

She was also a publisher and an author whose memoir affirmed that her father, the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, had popularized the Serenity Prayer. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-12-13 22:52:39 UTC ]
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Daunt on the double in The Bookseller's most influential list

Waterstones and Barnes & Noble c.e.o. James Daunt has become the first trade figure to be named person of the year for the second time in The Bookseller's annual listing of the most powerful and influential people in the British book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 05:14:10 UTC ]
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‘Richard Jewell’ is only the latest film to depict a female journalist trading sex for scoops

The persistence of this trope might say something about the barriers women in media continue to face. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-12 13:19:16 UTC ]
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HQ buys 'powerful' third novel from Hello! editor-in-chief Nixon

HQ has bought the "powerful, hilarious and deeply emotional" new novel from Hello! editor-in-chief Rosie Nixon in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 14:05:45 UTC ]
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Little, Brown grows rights team as Dorée steps up

Helena Dorée, formerly senior rights manager, is taking on selling US rights as head of US Rights at Little, Brown Book Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-27 15:24:13 UTC ]
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Remembering German Publisher Monika Schoeller

Longtime publisher of S. Fischer Verlag and patron of German literature, Monika Schoeller leaves behind a remarkable legacy in German book publishing The post Remembering German Publisher Monika Schoeller appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-26 14:38:00 UTC ]
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Gail Rebuck calls for more female publishing heads

Baroness Gail Rebuck called for more female c.e.o.s in publishing during a FutureBook Live panel, taking issue with Orion m.d. Katie Espiner, who had referenced the same topic in a keynote earlier in the day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 23:15:43 UTC ]
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German publisher drops Extinction Rebellion's Roger Hallam over Holocaust comments

Extinction Rebellion leader Roger Hallam has been dropped by his German publisher Ullstein following remarks he made about the Holocaust.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 01:04:37 UTC ]
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Epica Awards’ Longtime Book Editor on How Creativity Keeps Changing

A jury of advertising journalists from around the world is convening in Amsterdam this week to select the best ads of the year--an honor distinct for two reasons. It's the only show judged by an impartial jury, meaning no brands or agencies vote. And it comes at both the end and the beginning of... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-11-19 22:51:24 UTC ]
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Obituary: Tom Spurgeon, Comics Journalist, Editor, Blogger, Dead at 50

Tom Spurgeon, author, editor, comics critic, blogger, and executive director of the Cartoon Crossroads Columbus comics festival, died of unknown causes in Columbus, Ohio, on November 13. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Financial Times Names New Top Editor | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_175123" align="alignright" width="150"] Roula Khalaf[/caption] The Financial Times announced Roula Khalaf as its next editor, making her the first female top editor at the FT in its 131-year history. A 24-year veteran of the FT, Khalaf most recently served as deputy... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-14 20:49:51 UTC ]
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6 Takeaways for Digital Editors from the Folio: Show

From emerging social networks and distribution channels, to evolving KPIs, to constant demands to become more data- and insight-driven, editing in the platform age is a complicated and ever-changing game. Luckily, the experts are here to help. For those of you who couldn't join us at the Folio:... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-13 19:04:28 UTC ]
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The Atlantic Redesigns Across Platforms; Hearst Magazines Editors to Form Union

Two months into life behind a digital paywall, The Atlantic says it sold "record numbers" of subscriptions in both September and October, doubling the amount of sales originally forecast (though it declined to share specific figures). Today, the magazine unveiled what it hopes will be an... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-12 19:44:42 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops Harvill Secker editor Adams debut in two-book deal

HarperCollins has won a multi-publisher auction for The Reading List by debut author and Harvill Secker commissioning editor Sara Nisha Adams in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-10 16:51:18 UTC ]
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Habash Departs, Varno Named Fiction Reviews Editor at PW; Cramer Goes Full-Time

David Varno has been named fiction reviews editor, effective November 18, replacing Gabe Habash, who will leave the company on November 15. Phoebe Cramer is now a full-time associate reviews editor, covering genre fiction. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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German bookseller Hugendubel unveils 'bookshop of the future'

Faced with growing numbers of customers migrating to the internet, German bookseller Hugendubel is pinning its hopes on a new store concept which it ambitiously calls the "bookshop of the future".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 01:04:10 UTC ]
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We Need Diverse Editors

An author argues that publishers should hire more diverse editors, since white editors often don’t relate to stories about people of color. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Questex Names New CFO, VF Editor Joins Fast Company | People on the Move

On Tuesday the business information company Questex announced Patrick Nohilly as its new chief financial officer, to work out of its New York headquarters. Nohilly succeeds Debra Mason, who left in September to take on the CFO role at SourceMedia. Nohilly most recently served as president and... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-10-31 22:05:02 UTC ]
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