HarperCollins joins PRH in 2019's Social Mobility Employer Index

HarperCollins UK has unveiled new initiatives as part of its ongoing support for The Literacy Project and has joined Penguin Random House UK in a ranking of employers in 2019 who have taken the most action on social mobility in the workplace. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-08 08:59:21 UTC ]
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Pearson Earned £65 Million In Profits from Its PRH Stake in 2019

Pearson’s 25% stake in Penguin Random House earned the company £65 million in operating profit in 2019. Pearson has sold its 25% share of PRH to Bertelsmann in a deal expected to generated net proceeds of $675 million when the transaction closes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Dohle hails 'successful' 2019 for PRH in year end letter to staff

Penguin Random House c.e.o. Markus Dohle has hailed the company's acquisitions and investments and called on the firm to leverage its "unique role in the world as a force for good", in a year end letter to staff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 04:25:11 UTC ]
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These TV Series, Specials and Sporting Events Were 2019’s Most Social

Game of Thrones went out in a blaze of glory, and it did so on social platforms, as well, as Nielsen Social Content Ratings pegged it as the most social primetime TV series of 2019. The HBO drama blew away the competition with an average of 5.329 million social interactions per episode,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-11 21:10:10 UTC ]
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HarperCollins releases 2019 gender pay gap with 'progress being made'

HarperCollins is closing its gender pay gap with the median difference reducing from 10.2% to 8.8% in its latest filing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 11:20:07 UTC ]
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HarperCollins scoops book from social media stars Irving and dog Max

HarperCollins has acquired “a heartwarming tale” of the friendship between car crash survivor Kerry Irving and Max the Springer Spaniel after their story proved a social media hit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-25 11:02:19 UTC ]
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PRH joins forces with Sandhurst to publish 'inspirational book of life lessons'

Penguin Random House has joined forces with Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to publish an "inspirational book of life lessons" this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 12:52:30 UTC ]
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Harvard University Press and HarperCollins India join forces in South Asia

Harvard University Press and HarperCollins India have launched a new collaboration in South Asia today.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 05:45:01 UTC ]
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Hachette, Pan Mac and PRH join ERIC Fest publishing careers fair

Hachette UK, Pan Mac and PRH are supporting a free careers fair for those aged 16 to 25 who may not have considered entering publishing before. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 05:26:22 UTC ]
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Wright joins Bonnier from PRH as King heads to Sweden

Bonnier Books UK has appointed Nick Wright from PRH as its new chief information officer following the departure of Justin King. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 23:50:44 UTC ]
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Small Presses Publish the Revolution at Socialism Conference 2019

Conversation rooted in leftist literature served as the foundation for the 2019 Socialism Conference, held from July 4 through July 7 in Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Audio and HarperCollins up for audiobook awards

Audiobooks from Penguin Random House Audio UK and HarperCollins have received a string of nominations in this year’s New York Festivals Radio Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-02 17:25:09 UTC ]
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Self and De Waal join WoWFest 2019 line-up

Liverpool’s longest-running literature festival has revealed its programme for 2019 with Will Self and Kit De Waal joining the line-up.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McGregor joins 2019 judging panel for David Cohen Prize

Novelist Jon McGregor will help to judge the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for Literature as part of the newly unveiled panel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Britain joins social media crackdown after livestreamed New Zealand attack

The United Kingdom joined a growing global backlash against technology companies such as Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc., proposing fines and bans if social-media platforms fail to curb illegal activity. The government outlined plans for an industry-funded regulator that would police the... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-08 14:25:00 UTC ]
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Britain joins social media crackdown after livestreamed New Zealand attack

The United Kingdom joined a growing global backlash against technology companies such as Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc., proposing fines and bans if social-media platforms fail to curb illegal activity. The government outlined plans for an industry-funded regulator that would police the... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-08 14:25:00 UTC ]
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McEwan and Winterson join Hay line-up as full 2019 programme revealed

Ian McEwan and Jeanette Winterson are among the authors joining Hay Festival this year as the 2019 programme is unveiled, with a new EU project launching. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McVeigh swaps role at PRH Ireland for HarperCollins

Penguin Random House Ireland’s publicity director Patricia McVeigh will join HarperCollins in Ireland in the same role. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Three UK publishers join 2019 Jerusalem International Book Forum

Three candidates from the British book trade have been selected as recipients of the 2019 Zev Birger Editorial Fellowships at the new Jerusalem International Book Forum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morgan to join Trapeze from HarperCollins

Avon senior commissioning editor Phoebe Morgan is joining Trapeze as editorial director, covering parental leave for Sam Eades. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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