iPad users may not become book readers, report finds

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 28/04/2011 - 08:00 A large proportion of iPad owners in the US have not used the device to read an ebook, a survey from media and publishing forecast firm Simba Information reveals. A report on the firm's "Trade E-Book Publishing 2011" showed that 40% of iPad owners have not read a book on the device, with 45% of survey respondents saying they instead read ebooks on the PC or Mac. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Professors Rachel Noorda and Kathi Inman Berens offer a 21-minute presentation of some key findings from their groundbreaking survey report 'Immersive Media & Books 2020.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Report Finds 'Alarming Spike' In Book Bans In U.S. Schools

Over 1,000 books were banned in schools in the past year, with bans disproportionately targeting books on race and the LGBTQ community. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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With book tours scrapped, authors are finding new ways to connect with their readers

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“Books Find Their Way to Readers”: The Barcelona Literacy Agency Casanovas & Lynch

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‘What’s taking so long?’: children’s books still neglect BAME readers, finds study

Although picture has improved since 2017, research shows that last year only 4% of books for the youngest readers featured a minority ethnic heroIn most children’s books, according to one London primary school pupil, “people are peach”. Another feels there are “no black people” in the stories... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Slight increase in BAME representation in children's books, CLPE report finds

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (CLPE) has revealed that there has been a slight increase in children's books featuring a BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) character – from 4% in 2017 to 7% last year – with a rise in BAME central protagonists, from 1% to 4% in its second... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Most Users Know What They Want to Watch on Streaming Services, Report Finds

The amount of time adults in America stay connected with media is astronomical. Specifically, they spend 11 hours and 27 minutes per day plugged into some type of device, according to the Q1 Nielsen Total Audience report released today. And even though there are many streaming options for... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Italian Publishers’ Report at Frankfurt Book Fair: Focus on Readers

A report from the Italian Publishers Association names low readership as its 'problem of problems' and vows to address the country's shrinking readership. The post Italian Publishers’ Report at Frankfurt Book Fair: Focus on Readers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Report finds UK books world has marginalised and pigeonholed ethnic minorities

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When I find fiction too draining, I turn to books about books. They can be as thrilling as a whodunit.

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Concern for children's book market as The Book People fails to find buyer

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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

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Pew Report: Overall Book Readership Holding Steady, but E-Books Have Stalled

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Reader does this question need a comma? A new book offers grammar help.

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Teens who mostly read paper books are better readers, a recent study says.

Sorry to Kindle loyalists: people who read paper books tend to be more advanced readers, according to a recent study of the reading habits of thousands of teens around the world. The study, conducted by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, looked at the way teenagers in 30... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Returning to In-Person Book Fairs Cited in Scholastic’s Q4 Report

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