Lagardère Agrees to Board Changes, Says Publishing Is Priority

Lagardère, the parent company of Hachette Livre, will dissolve its current management structure and transition to a more conventional joint stock company, and reasserted its commitment to the publishing business. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey Finds 60% of Publishers Agree that Print Publishing’s Time is Limited

Almost two-thirds of industry leaders from the publishing industry foresee that newspapers and other print publishers will end up as digital-only enterprises by 2020, according to a survey conducted by MPP Global Solutions. Conducted during two web ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Prince Harry agrees publishing deal to write his memoirs

Penguin Random House announces book is expected in late 2022 with proceeds going to charityThe Duke of Sussex has agreed a publishing deal to write his memoirs and said he would do so “not as the prince I was born, but as the man I have become”.The global deal for his “literary memoir” was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-19 18:37:55 UTC ]
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James Murdoch resigns from news publisher News Corp's board

James Murdoch, son of News Corp founder Rupert Murdoch, is resigning from the family-controlled newspaper publisher’s board Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2020-07-31 22:55:44 UTC ]
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OUP agrees first Read & Publish deal in China

Oxford University Press (OUP) and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) have announced a new Read & Publish agreement said to be the first of its kind in mainland China.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-31 23:21:25 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Reader revenue is the top publisher priority for 2020

Growing direct reader revenue remains the biggest priority for publishers heading into 2020. The post Digiday Research: Reader revenue is the top publisher priority for 2020 appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-10-22 04:01:38 UTC ]
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Will Publishers Roll the Dice on Board Games?

Board games are booming, but comics publishers are wary about entering the market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Keeping Up With Tech Should Be a Publishing Priority

Publishers need to invest in marketing technology that will help them reach their audiences better in the digital age. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Publishers were always a second priority’: Confessions of a former Facebook exec on the platform’s struggles with video

"We generated revenue from brands. If content was so important, you’d think we would be trying harder to please publishers." The post ‘Publishers were always a second priority’: Confessions of a former Facebook exec on the platform’s struggles with video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of Access Copyright

'We have no choice but to interpret this suit as the intimidating action that it is,' says the leadership of the Association of Canadian Publishers in a statement on the lawsuit by almost 100 school boards and education ministries. The post Canadian Publishers Blast School Boards’ Lawsuit of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook news feed changes shift publisher audience development priorities

Now that Facebook is all but turning off publishers’ reach in the news feed, audience engagement pros feel vindication but also face new pressures. The post Facebook news feed changes shift publisher audience development priorities appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Hearst Agrees to Buy Rodale, Publisher of Men’s Health

Rodale is a family-owned company that publishes magazines like Prevention and Runner’s World. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Kenya Publishers and Copyright Board Complain of Textbook Piracy

From Standard Digital: ‘Piracy discourages authors who want to make a contribution to society,’ says Kenya Publishers Association chief David Waweru. By Dennis Abrams | @DennisAbrams2 ‘Knowledge Lost to the Rest of Us’ t Kenya’s Standard Digital, Protus Onyango recently has reported on what the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Challenge Board Confessions: Publishers get real about platform challenges

Being a publisher today is hard work. On Day Two of the Digiday Publishing Summit, we granted publishers anonymity to share their biggest challenges. Publishers see big opportunity to reach new audiences on social media. But distributing to platforms efficiently and without giving up reader... Continue reading at Digiday

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U.K.'s Informa Agrees to Buy Aviation Week Publisher Penton for $1.6 Billion

Informa, the U.K.-based business information provider, has agreed to buy Penton Information Services for 1.18 billion pounds ($1.6 billion) to add exhibitions and professional services in the U.S.The company will fund the purchase through new debt and equity, according to a statement Thursday.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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UK and US publishers agree: Video is where the money is

The majority of U.K. publishers receive a third of their traffic from third-party sites like Facebook and Google, according to an AOL report. This figure has surprised some publishers for being low. News UK's Hamish White believes publishers are either "underplaying their figures" because they... Continue reading at Digiday

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Could Publishers and Agents Agree on a Flat Royalty Rate?

The idea that publishers could offer a single royalty rate across book formats has become a topic of discussion, though insiders say the problem will be ebooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Hachette Agrees to Buy Perseus Publishing Business

The Hachette Book Group has signed a binding agreement to acquire the nine publishing imprints of Perseus Books Group and talks are continuing to sell Perseus's distribution division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Web Traffic for the World's Biggest Publishers Dropped Dramatically in April — and Nobody Can Agree Why

Many of the world's biggest and best-known online news publishers saw significant drops in traffic between March and April this year. It appears Facebook might be a culprit in some way, but nobody can agree on a solid theory as to why. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Pearson agrees to sell Financial Times to Japanese publisher in $1.3B deal

Japanese publisher Nikkei Inc. agreed to acquire Pearson Plc's FT Group for $1.3 billion to gain control of the Financial Times newspaper. The sale doesn't include Pearson's 50% stake in... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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