Japan's publishers protest over secrecy threat

Japan’s new “authoritarian” Designated Secrets Bill will have dire consequences... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher protests as Amazon Japan cuts back its KU offering

After underestimating the ferocity of Japan's manga fans, Amazon has made major adjustments to the contents of its Kindle Unlimited offer in the country, while dropping some publishers from the service altogether. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest

The violent state arrest of the Georgian opposition leader prompts a message of alarm to the world publishing community from Tbilisi. The post Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-23 16:37:38 UTC ]
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Staff at Jordan Peterson's publisher protest new book plans

Penguin Random House Canada’s plans to publish a new work by the ‘professor against political correctness’ has reportedly prompted numerous complaintsThe announcement of a new book from Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson, the self-styled “professor against political correctness”, has prompted... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-25 14:35:10 UTC ]
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Self-censorship a growing threat to publishing freedom, warns IPA

Self-censorship on sensitive issues like religion and sexuality is a growing threat to the freedom to publish, the International Publishers Assocation has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 07:59:13 UTC ]
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US publishing bodies protest against Amazon tactics

Key trade bodies in the US – the Association of American Publishers, the Authors Guild and the American Booksellers Association – have sent a letter to Capitol Hill to protest against "anti-competitive tactics" which they say give Amazon "extraordinary" market dominance in the digital books market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-17 13:53:48 UTC ]
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Publishers, agents and authors continue to respond to Black Lives Matter protests

Publishers and authors have continued to share reading lists and offers of help following the Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-05 10:41:41 UTC ]
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Guppy Books to publish tale of Japan's 2011 tsunami

Children's indie Guppy Books is to publish Tsunami Girl, a part novel, part manga by Julian Sedgwick, illustrated by manga artist Chie Kutsuwada. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 19:42:02 UTC ]
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Woody Allen memoir published in US after protest stops first attempt

The controversial film director’s autobiography Apropos of Nothing had been dropped by its original publisher Woody Allen’s memoir, dropped by its original publisher after widespread criticism, has found a new home.The 400-page book, still called Apropos of Nothing, was released on Monday by... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-23 15:19:32 UTC ]
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Publisher drops Allen memoir after employees protest

Hachette Book Group has decided not to publish film director Woody Allen’s upcoming memoir, a day after employees at the company walked out in solidarity with Ronan Farrow. In a statement, Hachette... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-03-06 23:58:20 UTC ]
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The perfect buyer for the National Enquirer, Runner’s World does retail, The Onion’s threats: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. All Peckered out: Supermarket tabloid the National Enquirer, as you’ve probably... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher, Author Groups Protest Library Book Scanning Program

More than 36 organizations from around the world have spoken out against a library book scanning program known as "controlled digital lending," dubbing the practice "systematic infringement." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romance so white? Publishers grapple with race issues amid author protests

New report exposes decline in diversity in romance writing, as editor resigns after telling author they avoid putting non-white characters on covers ‘because we like the book to sell’Readers, writers and editors of romance books are grappling with the genre’s record on diversity, after a week... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Official secrets proposals are threat to publishers

Jo Glanville argues that the Law Commission's proposals for reforming official secrets legislation would limit editors’ freedom to publish in the public interest. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Community Mounts Trump Protests

On Saturday, thousands of members of the publishing community plan to participate in the many marches planned around the country to protest the policies of President Donald Trump. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dozens of Books to Publish Around 500th Anniversary of Protestant Reformation

October 2017 brings the 500th anniversary of a revolution that transformed the Christian church, and a year-long advance commemoration has produced more than 40 books on the Reformer and the ideas that reshaped Western civilization. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Publishers’ Petition Protests Media Constraints in Turkey

Germany's publishing leadership's petition for #FreeWordsTurkey calls for protection of free expression after the coup attempt of July. The post German Publishers’ Petition Protests Media Constraints in Turkey appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Industry Notes: Beijing Book Fair, Japan’s Mobile Games, Scotland’s Indie Publishers

Zhejiang University Press has events at BIBF this week, as Japan's Toto Serkan looks at Japan's mobile gaming market, and Scotland's Society of Young Publishers weighs the industry's interest in new skills. The post International Industry Notes: Beijing Book Fair, Japan’s Mobile Games,... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit: Calls to publish 'under threat' voices

Publishers and writers must rally together to protect and fight for the “cosmopolitan, heterogeneous and inclusive future of the UK” following the “profound crisis” triggered by Brexit, independent publisher Influx Press has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redmayne: 'Publishers should beware of cyber attack threat'

HarperCollins UK c.eo Charlie Redmayne has urged publishers “living in a rose-tinted world” to beware the threat of cyber attacks which are “increasingly sophisticated and are happening all the time”. Closing the FutureBook Conference with his views on the changes taken place in the industry... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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