How low pay and low pay transparency undermine the publishing business

it is impossible for publishing to fulfil its own diversity agenda while continuing to pay low wages to most workers and to maintain its decades-long secrecy over pay and progression Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-11 23:48:14 UTC ]
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Amid what Amazon Publishing's Mikyla Bruder describes as 'the unconscious bias you're confronted with every day,' panelists call for equal pay for women. The post Publishing Perspectives Talks: Executive Women on Pay and Bias in the Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishing in the Baltic Region 2018: A Publisher's View of the Lithuanian Book Business

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Condé Nast pays interns $5.8m to settle low-pay lawsuit

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Country Life publisher reeling after shareholder revolt over executive pay

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Publishers report brisk business in 2021

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Polish Business Book Publisher Looks for Foreign Expansion

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SPCK buys Lion Hudson's publishing business

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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-18 05:01:00 UTC ]
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‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp

Google's News Corp deal may pacify Australian lawmakers, but publishing industry members worry about repercussions for smaller publishers. The post ‘I’m afraid of repercussions’: Publishing industry members question Google’s motives in paying off News Corp appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-18 05:01:00 UTC ]
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'Much work to do': pay transparency and hiring processes must change now, FutureBook hears

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[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 02:31:32 UTC ]
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Michael O'Mara to publish business mindset book from Andy Murray's trainer

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Richard Charkin: A British Publisher at Harvard Business School

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Canada Could Be Next in Challenging Google to Pay Publishers | News & Notes

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Publishing ‘treats pay like a dirty word’, say industry staffers

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‘Everyone feels the pain’: Major digital publishers enact pay and benefits cuts to stanch the bleeding

Several publishers have begun announcing their pay cuts and furlough plans as ad revenue continues drying up. Seeing patterns from previous recessions, former media execs explain why these cost controls are only temporary fixes. The post ‘Everyone feels the pain’: Major digital publishers enact... Continue reading at Digiday

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Penguin Business is to publish 'hilarious' and 'relatable' guide to working

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The Guardian is the latest old-line publisher to reach outside the business for a CEO

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Publishers pay tribute to 'inspiring' Nell Gifford

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‘It’s like starting a net new business’: Overheard at the Digiday Publishing Summit

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