Kobo removes all self-published titles. Is this censorship, an overreaction, or just good sense?

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo removed self-published pornographic titles from their sites and Kobo stopped sales of self-published titles altogether. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo removes all self-published titles. Is this censorship, an overreaction, or just good sense?

Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Kobo removed self-published pornographic titles from their sites and Kobo stopped sales of self-published titles altogether. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ghomeshi Bio to Be First Original Title Published by Kobo

This June, Canadian ebook retailer Kobo will publish its first original ebook when it releases Kevin Donovan's 'Jian Ghomeshi: Secret Life.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing in Québec 2018: Good Times for English-Language Publishing

"There was a time when there were few English-language publishers here in Québec," says Linda Leith, president of the Association of English-language Publishers of Québec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’

'We can use the marketing muscle and the global strength that we have to support this ever-widening range of storytellers,' says Mikyla Bruder, publisher of Amazon Publishing. The post Mikyla Bruder, Publisher of Amazon Publishing Worldwide: ‘When the Stories Are Good’ appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook as a Publishing Platform Isn’t Good For Publishers

The social network is becoming a news and content network, thanks to your content. The post Facebook as a Publishing Platform Isn’t Good For Publishers appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion Publishers See 'A Good Day'

While their counterparts in trade publishing struggle to increase sales, eight senior executives in the religion space discuss a banner 2023 and bright prospects for the current year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Answering Censorship in France: Publisher Thierry Magnier

'We have decided to attack the 1949 law to repeal this commission' on children's literature, says French publisher Thierry Magnier. The post Answering Censorship in France: Publisher Thierry Magnier appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-01-19 16:25:37 UTC ]
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Christian Publishers Add More Sci-fi/Fantasy Titles

With more adults and young adults looking for faith-based science fiction and fantasy books, publishers are responding by expanding imprints and new titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Are Literary Agents Seeing Changes in Publishing with Increased Book Bans (A Survey): Book Censorship News, March 24, 2023

Are publishers acquiring fewer LGBTQ+ and diverse books in the wake of rising censorship? This week's book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2023-03-24 10:40:00 UTC ]
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Bookshop.org to Sell E-books, Publish First Print Title

Andy Hunter, Bookshop.org CEO, told 'PW' that the online retailer is developing an e-book platform for indie bookstores from scratch, and will launch it in beta late this year. In addition, the company is publishing its first book, a collection by Lydia Davis, who did not want her book available... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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British publisher removes language deemed offensive from Roald Dahl children's books

Critics are accusing the British publisher of Roald Dahl's classic children's books of censorship after it removed some language from works such as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda to make them more acceptable to modern readers. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2023-02-19 19:08:29 UTC ]
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Why media investors are saying publishing company VC funding slowdown is a good thing

The venture capital market is slowing -- and while that might be a good thing for some investors, it'll likely be more difficult for media companies to raise capital. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2022-11-10 05:01:00 UTC ]
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What Is Publishing Doing to Combat Censorship?

Have you wondered what concrete measures publishing houses are taking to combat censorship? Read n to find out. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-07-27 10:34:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: The Pandemic and Publishing: How Has Covid Changed the Industry for Good?

Industry experts discussed the normalization of working from home, the dearth of in-person networking in the age of Covid-19, new expectations among a younger generation of publishing professionals, and more on the second day of the 2022 U.S. Book Show. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Mr B's micro-press publishes Sayarer as first original title

Bookseller Nic Bottomley's publishing outfit Fox, Finch & Tepper has signed and published its first original book, an account of an impromptu biking adventure by award-winning travel-writer Julian Sayarer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-08 08:31:26 UTC ]
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Riverhead to Publish Three Abdulrazak Gurnah Titles

Riverhead has acquired the rights to the Nobel-winner's most recent novel, 'Afterlives,' as well as two backlist titles, 'By the Sea' and 'Desertion,' that had been out of print. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ilex Press to publish Landscape Photographer of the Year title

Ilex Press will publish a book to accompany the Landscape Photographer of the Year competition, to showcase the winning and commended entries in each of the competition’s sections.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-31 15:20:44 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020

The Association of Italian Publishers participates in Monday's Bologna Book Plus conference and shares 2020 book publishing and rights sales data from Italy. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-10 18:58:15 UTC ]
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Talking About Censorship and Publishing

Christopher M. Finan, the executive director of the National Coalition Against Censorship, says conversation is needed to bridge divides. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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