Former NYT editor claims publisher drafted letter “all but apologizing” to China for tough story

The New York Times publisher was reportedly eager to appease the Chinese government because its operation in China was at stake. In her new book Merchants of Truth, former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson claims that the news outlet’s publisher drafted a letter “all but apologizing” to the Chinese government for a tough investigative story about corruption in the country. The story went on to win a Pulitzer Prize. She claims that the publisher’s letter was drafted “with input from the Chinese embassy.”Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NYT boss attacks Bloomberg for saying it shouldn't publish anti-China stories

Mark Thompson says New York Times journalism will remain impartial and won't be swayed by commercial considerationsMark Thompson, the chief executive of the New York Times, has hit out at rival Bloomberg for saying it shouldn't have published investigative news stories criticising China, because... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Story not over for gifted editor and publisher Elisabeth Calder

The first book she published was Salman Rushdie's first novel Grimus, now Elisabeth Calder will be honoured for her work. Continue reading at Stuff

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Children’s Books in China 2019: China Welfare Institute Publishing House

Putting a new spin on ordinary stories—about annual festivals, childhood rituals, and traditional games and snacks, for instance—to appeal to a new generation of readers keeps the China Welfare Institute Publishing House (CWIPH) busy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’

'We can use the marketing muscle and the global strength that we have to support this ever-widening range of storytellers,' says Mikyla Bruder, publisher of Amazon Publishing. The post Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to Publish in London

In a never-before staged seminar event, London Book Fair this year presented a mini-conference on the freedom to publish with the International Publishers Association and featuring the widow of slain publisher Faisal Arefin Dipan. The post Publishing’s Darker Stories: Focusing on Freedom to... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Children's Books in China 2018: Survival in China: The Bear Grylls (Middle-Grade) Story

As of February 2018, 12 volumes of Bear Grylls’s Mission Survival series have been published in China, with overall sales exceeding 6.8 million copies. The numbers are a surprise to many, including some at the Jieli Publishing House, though not to editor-in-chief Bai Bing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Shaanxi Normal University General Publishing House

Publications on Shaanxi regional culture and history—such as "A Comprehensive History of Shaanxi" are a niche segment at SNUGPH. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: The Academic Book Market in China

When Shanghai Jiaotong University hosted a fourth forum of China’s academic publishers last month, however, the consensus among the speakers was that the sector’s “Going Out” strategy is now entering its 2.0 era. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Hot Topics in Chinese Academic Publishing

Top-tier Chinese universities—namely Peking University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Tsinghua University, and Zhejiang University—lead the pack in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics research. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: East China Normal University Press

With total sales of 400 million CNY in 2016, ECNUP is the top publishing house in Shanghai, and ranks among China’s top 10 university presses. It is also one of the two oldest university presses in the country, with its 60th anniversary coming up in October. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: A Brief Look at Some of China’s Biggest Children’s Publishers

A quick survey conducted by Beijing-based Bookdao for this PW report has identified 10 of the largest children’s book publishers in China, based on their consolidated revenues. Here is the list in alphabetical order. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd

China South Publishing & Media Co. Ltd. was established in 2008 to operate the publishing businesses owned by Hunan Publishing Investment Holding Group, which was created in 2001 as an investing and operating enterprise authorized by the Hunan Provincial Government. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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China Education Publishing & Media Group (China Education) was formed in December 2010 as a strategic merger to reshape educational publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: China Publishing Group Corporation

Founded in 2002, China Publishing Group Corporation (CPG) is one of China’s largest trade and professional publishing groups. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Publishing in China: Highlights from the First GKC China Deep Dive

Children's books play a leading role in the fragmented and state-controlled publishing industry in China, and titles in translation are an important part of the mix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Global Publishing Leaders 2015: China Publishing Group Corporation

China Publishing Group Corporation (CPG) is a large-scale trade and professional publishing group covering print and digital publishing, copyright transactions, and book import and export with publication as its core business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Global Publishing Leaders 2015: China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd.

China South Publishing & Media Co. Ltd. was established in 2008 to operate the publishing businesses owned by Hunan Publishing Investment Holding Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Special Report on Chinese Publishing from China Publishers Magazine

At BookExpo America, China Publishers Magazine offered this special report on Chinese publishing, including key players and international opportunities. The post Special Report on Chinese Publishing from China Publishers Magazine appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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