Forbes’ New CMS Highlights Artificial Intelligence

Last week, Forbes launched its website redesign along with the newly created, artificially intelligent content management system, affectionately named Bertie after brand founder B.C. Forbes. Over the course of 18 months, Salah Zalatimo, head of product and tech, lead his team to build the CMS, which he prefers to call a publishing platform “because it really goes well beyond what a normal content management system does.” Having celebrated its 100th anniversary last year, Zalatimo says that Forbes wanted to head into its next century of existence by using all of the tools available to it. “We have a pretty unique business model and so there’s no feasible way that an off-the-shelf publishing platform would ever be able to serve us and be able to be used without any limitation.” Forbes’ previous CMS was created as an extension of WordPress, but this isn’t the brand’s first custom-built publishing platform. Falcon, its first proprietary CMS, had been licensed out to other companies a few years ago until being phased out entirely. Bertie was built to better integrate multimedia into stories with the help of AI to make articles as reader-friendly as possible. “The biggest change for us was introducing a new article template, which is geared specifically towards integrating all the different elements into one story,” he says. He continues that the easier integration of multimedia will provide readers with more control in how they consume the content. “They can kind of skim over... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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Forbes’ Event Revenue Rises 60% as It Embraces Hybrid Formats

The business news publisher Forbes has seen revenue from its events division rise significantly this year after it transitioned most of its portfolio from a virtual to a hybrid model, according to the publisher. The privately held property, which in July scuttled its plan to go public via a... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Programming Highlights Fall 2022

This year’s bookseller gatherings offer plenty of opportunities for meeting authors and illustrators and sharing bookselling tips. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Smarter Than We Think: A Reading List on Animal Intelligence

This is a boom time for books about animal intelligence. It feels like every day I see a review of a book called something like Furry Mensa—the Remarkable Brains of All Those Little Guys Running Around Out There. No book in this genre is ever going to be truly bad, because animal intelligence is... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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If plants, animals and machines are intelligent, what does it mean for us?

James Bridle argues that we must be open to a “more-than-human world,” in which people aren't separated from nature. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Germany’s Bookwire Now Offers Artificial Narration for Audiobooks

Text-to-speech automated audiobook narration arrives at Bookwire, amid the company's insistence on its respect for human narration. The post Germany’s Bookwire Now Offers Artificial Narration for Audiobooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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6 works of historical fiction highlight resilience amid war

New and upcoming books by Rhys Bowen, Kate Forsyth and others imagine the heroic efforts of everyday people during World War II Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Photo Highlights from Licensing Expo 2022

Licensing Expo, held May 24–26 in Las Vegas, always features lots of interesting and sometimes odd sights and sounds, and this year's back-to-in-person event was no exception. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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U.S. Book Show Highlights Arabic Culture with SZBA Panel

With the growing interest in the U.S., this year’s U.S. Book Show will feature a panel discussion entitled “Bringing the world to your door: A spotlight on Arabic literature and culture.” For centuries, Arabic literature and culture has influenced some of the West's most revered authors and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Novels set in the art world highlight our angst over authenticity

"Fake," "Hammer" and “Portrait of an Unknown Lady” are literary thrillers that explore authenticity through the lens, or rather the canvases, of the art world. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Bologna and London Book Fair Highlight Authors Roberts and O’Farrell

Michèle Roberts in Italy and Maggie O'Farrell in England: Bologna and London announce brand-name author participation. The post Bologna and London Book Fair Highlight Authors Roberts and O’Farrell appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Obituary: Lani Forbes

Rising YA sci-fi and fantasy author Lani Forbes died on February 3 in Boise, Idaho, following a nine-month battle with neuroendocrine cancer. She was 35. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Muslims of the Heartland’ Highlights the Midwest’s Diverse History

Religious studies professor Edward Curtis, who is a descendent of Syrian Midwesterners, collects portraits of Muslim life in the American Midwest starting in the 1900s, revealing how individuals were able to establish their Syrian Muslim American identity in a region often thought of as... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Big Deals Highlighted 2021 Acquisitions

The industry’s consolidation trend continued in 2021 with several large buys, including London-based Clarivate’s purchase of ProQuest for $5.3 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2021 Religion Publishing Highlights

Personnel changes at the top of some of religion publishing's biggest players were among the most significant shifts to take place in the industry over the past year, as told through PW’s coverage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Art of Writing 2021 Highlights Diverse Characters, Mental Health

Hosted annually by the ECPA, 2021’s Art of Writing took place virtually from Sept. 30—Nov. 4 with webinars touching on the need for authentic representations of diverse people, the impacts of Covid-19 on writers, and other challenges within the Christian publishing industry today. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Springer Nature campaign highlights climate research ahead of COP26

Springer Nature has launched a campaign to highlight the importance of research in identifying climate solutions ahead of the UN Climate Conference, known as COP26, which begins on 31st October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO

A major move for women in leadership in the English-language book publishing markets, Prior moves from Penguin Random House UK to helm Pan Macmillan in London. The post Joanna Prior Succeeds Anthony Forbes Watson as Pan Macmillan CEO appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Prior named new Pan Macmillan c.e.o. as Forbes Watson steps down

Penguin General m.d. Joanna Prior has been named the new c.e.o. of Pan Macmillan UK, with Anthony Forbes Watson to step down from the role early next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The bestseller ‘Black Boy Joy’ highlights the bright but overlooked experiences of Black boyhood

This anthology by Kwame Mbalia is comprised of stories that have always existed but rarely get told. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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