HBO is out of the adult entertainment business

HBO’s popular drama series “The Deuce” is set in Times Square in the 1970s before the New York neighborhood was purged of its X-rated movie houses and adult book stores. But the cleanup of the cable network’s own red light district is already complete. Earlier this summer, HBO quietly removed erotic... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's to close its digital entertainment business

First it was Tesco, now it's Sainsbury's. The British supermarket will soon be closing its streaming and digital storefront services, called Entertainment on Demand collectively. These covered eBooks, music, movies and TV shows, and digital magazines... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2016-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson closes UK adult training business

Pearson is to exit its UK adult training business, Pearson in Practice. After launching a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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News Corp. board backs splitting company's entertainment and publishing businesses

News Corp. board backs splitting company's entertainment and publishing businesses Continue reading at MarketWatch.com

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Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

Tethered to our smartphones, over-scheduled, spiritually and physically fatigued--all symptoms of a society gone crazy busy. Is running from work to school to church to practice to home and back again really the best way to live? A crop of new books says no. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meredith Entertainment Group SVP Will Lee on PEOPLE & Entertainment Weekly Digital Strategy

This episode we talk to Will Lee, SVP/Head of Digital for the Meredith Entertainment Group, about how the PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly teams are adapting digital content strategy and driving audience engagement during the pandemic. Plus, Lee addresses the industry-wide advertising struggle... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Frances Hardinge: 'Young adults tend to be more broad-minded than adults'

Frances Hardinge answers our questions about her latest YA novel, Deeplight (Macmillan Children's Books), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:10:06 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: A Rather 'Adult' Adult Breakfast

The Thursday adult author breakfast at BEA mixed humor with difficult subjects like slavery and the continuing divisions within our country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books?

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books? (+video)

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Bobit Business Media Acquires Newport Business Media

Bobit Business Media, the b-to-b media company specializing in the vehicle-fleet business, announced Tuesday that it has has acquired Newport Business Media, whose brands include Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT), TruckingInfo.com, Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal and Newport Poster Network. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Smiths News boosts business with airline and ebook business

Smiths News, the newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has completed the purchase of the remaining assets of Dawson Holdings, which include its ebook unit and its newspaper and magazine airline distribution business. Continue reading at Media Week

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PRH UK and DK join with other Bertelsmann companies for podcast business Storyglass

Penguin Random House UK and DK have joined with Bertelsmann stablemates Fremantle and BMG to launch a joint podcast business, called Storyglass, as part of the Bertelsmann Content Alliance UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Business pre-empts Permission to Speak by Hollywood speech coach

Penguin Business has pre-empted Permission to Speak by Samara Bay, a dialect and speech coach in Hollywood.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British Book Awards: Online and Upbeat, a Busy Round of the Nibbies

The 2020 British Book Awards are announcing prize winners in two parts online, the industry awards first, followed by the book awards. The post British Book Awards: Online and Upbeat, a Busy Round of the Nibbies appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-29 16:44:39 UTC ]
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OverDrive to acquire RBmedia library business

OverDrive—the digital learning platform for libraries and schools—has announced it is acquiring RBmedia's library business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Pasco County opens third business incubator to connect entrepreneurs

Pasco County is looking to further cement itself in the startup community, this time by opening a third business incubator space. The SMARTstart program, which is through the Pasco County EDC, announced it will open the incubator this fall. The space, called SMARTstart at the Grove, will... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-23 18:32:03 UTC ]
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OverDrive to Acquire KKR-Owned RBmedia's Library Business

Combining OverDrive's market-leading platform with RBmedia's exclusive content represents a major new wrinkle in the digital library market: RBmedia is a major producer of audiobooks with a catalog of more than 45,000 exclusive titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bobit Business Media Sells Automotive Aftermarket Division

Torrance, Calif.-based Bobit Business Media has sold its automotive aftermarket division, consisting of two controlled-circulation magazines as well as a paid membership program, to 10 Missions Media, a St. Paul, Minn.-based publisher of five B2B publications serving various segments of the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-06-22 15:09:13 UTC ]
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PRH to reopen warehouse as bookshops get back to business

Penguin Random House plans to reopen its Colchester distribution centre next week after the facility was closed late last month for a systems upgrade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-16 18:41:00 UTC ]
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