Four Questions for...U.K. Publisher Lisa Highton

We spoke with Lisa Highton, publisher of the three-year-old U.K. imprint Two Roads, about the lure of debut authors, the difficulties of overseeing a young imprint, and what she's learned from attending literary festivals and talking to reading groups. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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The release of “Consent” put France’s literary establishment under a harsh spotlight. The publishing industry is grappling with a nation that it resembles less and less. Continue reading at The New York Times

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A reckoning long overdue: Dana Canedy and Lisa Lucas on their new positions in publishing

Two Black women are taking top positions at Simon & Schuster and Knopf. They talk to Rebecca Carroll about language, action, the power of books and the pace of change. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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To Change How You Publish in the Digital Age, Start with a Question

Publishers considering transforming their businesses from print first or print-centric to digital first or digital-centric should begin by asking lots of people a simple question: what would you like to be able to do that you can’t do now? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Senators Question Education Publishers’ Data Collection Practices

An August 12 letter, signed by three senators raised concerns that the data harvested and maintained by digital educational publishers today “could pose a serious risk to students, parents, and educational institutions" if "stolen, collected, or sold without their permission or knowledge.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Naomi Wolf faces ‘new questions’ as US publisher postpones latest book

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt had said it would stand by Outrages after row in UK over its historical accuracy, but has now recalled copies from storesNaomi Wolf’s US publisher has postponed the release of her new book and is recalling copies from booksellers, saying that new questions have arisen... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Barker questions publishing's long-term commitment to diversity

Pat Barker says she has a distrust of the publishing industry’s regional and class diversity drives because it could be "fashionable" and may not represent a long-term commitment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Six Questions for Kenya Publishers Association Chair Lawrence Njagi

Ahead of the International Publishers Association seminar in Nairobi, Kenya Publishers Association chair Lawrence Njagi looks at agenda-setting issues. The post Six Questions for Kenya Publishers Association Chair Lawrence Njagi appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Ebury to publish Lisa Faulkner's motherhood memoir

Actor, presenter and cookery author Lisa Faulkner has written a memoir for Ebury about “finding family in unexpected places, and learning to embrace the unpredictable life” featuring her experiences of infertility, IVF and adoption. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits

A new Chartbeat study found only one-third of publishers see clear evidence of a traffic increase from the fast-loading articles format. The post Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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5 questions publishers have about Snap’s new content creator incubator

In its quest to win back the love of influencers and stay alive in Facebook’s world, Snap has created an incubator for storytellers. The post 5 questions publishers have about Snap’s new content creator incubator appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Magazine Publisher, Is Dead at 57

Lisa Garcia Quiroz in 2016. Her mission, she said, was to “give the Latino community a voice.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Publishers Still Have Plenty of Questions Amidst Facebook’s Latest Pivot

Despite lingering uncertainties, systemic shifts over the past year offer a silver lining for magazine media. The post Publishers Still Have Plenty of Questions Amidst Facebook’s Latest Pivot appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Digital Science Scholarly Publishing Blockchain Report: ‘Important To Question’

'It would make larger parts of the research cycle open to self-correction,' says the Digital Science report's author, but so might 'a less drastic change.' The post Digital Science Scholarly Publishing Blockchain Report: ‘Important To Question’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’

Kevin Systrom said Instagram and Facebook realize media companies are important to their ecosystems and want to make sure publishers thrive there. The post Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Religion Publishers Make New Connections, Raise Questions at BookExpo 2017

Although the trade show, which wrapped this past weekend, was well attended by religion publishers, many left the event questioning its value. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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‘Self-Publishing 2.0’? An Industry Alliance for Indies Calls the Question

Watching for a day when 'generosity flows in both directions,' ALLi's leadership assesses new development—and division—in the indie-publishing sector. The post ‘Self-Publishing 2.0’? An Industry Alliance for Indies Calls the Question appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Four Questions for...New National Book Foundation head, Lisa Lucas

Lucas, the first woman and first African-American to lead the National Book Foundation, talks about her plans for making the organization more relevant to those outside New York publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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What’s in a name? With growth, digital publishers face tough branding questions

New digital media companies have to figure out how to scale an audience, but along the way, they face crucial branding decisions. The Huffington Post grew to top 100 million monthly uniques by stretching its mother brand across myriad subject areas, but Bustle and Vox Media say individual brands... Continue reading at Digiday

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Hachette's Nourry on Publishing's Big Questions

Arnaud Nourry, chairman and chief executive of Hachette Livre, answered questions on hot-button topics like self-publishing, agency pricing, and threats to copyright. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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