Leveling the Playing Field

Big publishers have a natural advantage over smaller competition. Increased purchasing power, data collection and cross-marketing opportunities are a few of the perks of having multiple magazines in different markets. The ability to experiment and make mistakes is a less tangible, but equally important leg up. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Level the Playing Field for Books In Translation

A Slovenian editor says withholding a manuscript for translation is bad business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Level the playing field': BA urges Treasury Select Committee to reform business rates

Booksellers Association m.d. Meryl Halls has urged the Treasury Select Committee to "level the playing field" and reform business rates.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-21 22:14:38 UTC ]
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A thriving industry needs a level playing field to survive

Jemma McDonagh gives an agent's perspective following the results of our class survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Levelling the playing field

Publishers are changing the entry-level criteria for prospective candidates simply to secure the best talent, argues Neil Morrison. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EC white paper aims to level digital playing field

The European Commission has a grand plan to create a single market for digital content across all the member states of the EU, so it can be bought and sold without barriers such as the administrative burden of different VAT rates.  The creation of that market will help entrepreneurial start-up... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sony's four pillar approach to game publishing on PlayStation 4 aims to level the playing field

Sony's already said that it's making game publishing on PlayStation 4 even easier than it is on the PlayStation 3, but Senior Account Manager of Development at Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Agostino Simonetta today explained exactly what that means. Sony's apparently applying a "four... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Levelling the field for books

Philip Jones considers the impact that EU finance ministers' decision to reduce VAT rates on digital books will have on publishers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Levelling the field

New Writing North’s chief executive addresses the challenges facing under-represented writers and outlines how the group hopes to rewrite that story.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Forget Playing With Toys: Kids Can Play With The Catalog

Get out your crayons and mobile phones. The Toys 'R Us holiday catalog drops this week. At 96 pages, "The Great Big Toys 'R Us Book of Awesome" is its biggest issue ever and includes interactive elements for the first time."The Big Book, as we call it internally, is done every year, but this is... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Miles to play Cromwell in Mantel plays

Actor Ben Miles has been cast as Thomas Cromwell in the Royal Shakespeare Company's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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People Magazine’s Newest Engagement Play Is Texting Readers Directly

You up? It's People. Starting Sunday, People magazine says it will be offering free, exclusive Oscars red carpet and backstage content to users who text 212-479-1704 and sign up by providing their name and phone number. The project is part of a partnership with Community, a messaging platform... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-04 19:22:48 UTC ]
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Before Michael B. Jordan Played Him in ‘Just Mercy,’ Bryan Stevenson Was a Kid Who Loved to Read

The best-selling author and public interest lawyer comes from a family in which words mattered. A lot. Continue reading at The New York Times

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How Bonnier is playing for consumer revenue in 2020

Popular Science is launching a line of toys, a product category that tends to have royalty rates as high as 8% to 18% of retail sales. The post How Bonnier is playing for consumer revenue in 2020 appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-20 05:01:59 UTC ]
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Fans are creating a Harry Potter role-playing game inside 'Minecraft'

There have been some ambitious Minecraft projects before, but this one may win for sheer sophistication. The modding team Floo Network is creating Minecraft School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, a Harry Potter-themed role-playing experience inside a Mi... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-01-13 18:43:00 UTC ]
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Letting the televised impeachment hearings play out

On May 17, 1973, the first witness to testify in the Senate’s Watergate hearings took the stand. It wasn’t former White House Counsel John Dean, or former Chief of Staff H.R. Haldeman, or the burglar James McCord, but Robert C. Odle, Jr., a “baby-faced” 29-year-old who had been the office... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-11-13 13:14:35 UTC ]
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Catherine Chung | 'Mathematics at its highest levels reminds me more of poetry than anything else'

In her first novel to be published in the UK, Catherine Chung tells the story of a gifted mathematician whose studies take her deep into her family history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:02:53 UTC ]
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A tornado has leveled Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore.

On Sunday night, Interabang Books, Dallas’ largest independent bookstore and only full-service indie bookshop, endured a direct hit from a tornado that barreled through Dallas’ commercial districts, tearing a wide swath through local shops and national chains alike. The bookstore, along with... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-22 19:23:12 UTC ]
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Author Profile: Jim Field

Jim Field makes his author-illustrator début with the perfect picture book for budding language learners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 20:29:18 UTC ]
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Is ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ more difficult than ‘The Grapes of Wrath’? The flaw in reading levels.

So many kids are told to read at their ‘level.’ But there are problems in the system that assigns them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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