Nathan Hollier to be new CEO at Melbourne University Publishing

Appointment comes months after walkout by former CEO Louise Adler and five MUP board members in protest over university’s new strategyFive months after the dramatic exit of its former CEO Louise Adler and five board members, Melbourne University Publishing have announced Nathan Hollier will take the reins of the company.His appointment is in keeping with the university’s new strategy for MUP, which is to reorient it as a primarily academic publisher with an advisory board appointed by the university, moving away from the commercial publishing strategy implemented by Adler. Related: 'A real loss': MUP and the 'terrible' decision that rocked Australian publishing Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-13 01:22:23 UTC ]
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Melbourne University Publishing CEO quits over 'narrow' new focus

Louise Adler and four board members resign as university decides to change directionMelbourne University Publishing’s CEO and members of its board of directors have resigned in protest against the university’s proposed new strategy for the publishing house that, according to one former board... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers

Defending freedom to publish, Frankfurt's CEO Talk featured Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel VP Guillaume Dervieux. The post Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Academic Publishing in China 2017: Shaanxi Normal University General Publishing House

Publications on Shaanxi regional culture and history—such as "A Comprehensive History of Shaanxi" are a niche segment at SNUGPH. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers are not obliged to give bigots like Jordan Peterson a platform | Nathan Robinson

Nobody has a human right to a lucrative book contract without regard for whether their opinions are sound or valuableJordan Peterson, the Canadian psychology professor and lobster-loving life coach who came to public attention after refusing to use the preferred pronouns of transgender people,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-02 13:56:38 UTC ]
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University of Johannesburg Joins ProQuest’s Publishing Program

The University of Johannesburg becomes one of the schools that add some 200,000 works annually to ProQuest's Dissertations & Theses program. The post University of Johannesburg Joins ProQuest’s Publishing Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-16 21:51:12 UTC ]
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Ave Maria’s Publisher, CEO Retires

Tom Grady, CEO and publisher of Ave Maria Press, retires this month after 15 years at the Catholic press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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David Starkey dropped by publisher and university positions after racist remarks

HarperCollins will no longer publish books by the historian and is reviewing his backlist after he said ‘slavery was not genocide’HarperCollins has dropped David Starkey as an author, saying that the racist views the bestselling historian expressed in a recent interview were “abhorrent”.On... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 11:40:12 UTC ]
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Charles F. ‘Chuck’ Champion named President and CEO of California News Publishers Association

Charles F. “Chuck” Champion has been named President and CEO of the California News Publishers Association (CNPA), a newly created Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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News Corp Appoints Almar Latour as CEO of Dow Jones, Publisher of The Wall Street Journal

News Corp announced today the appointment of Almar Latour as the new Chief Executive Officer of Dow Jones and Publisher Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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The Guardian is the latest old-line publisher to reach outside the business for a CEO

As the challenges and competition in the consumer publishing industry intensify, publishers have sought top talent from betting firms, streaming music services and scientific publishing. The post The Guardian is the latest old-line publisher to reach outside the business for a CEO appeared first... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-16 05:01:09 UTC ]
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University of Western Australia's decision to close publishing house sparks outrage

Decision to shut UWA Publishing, which published works by multiple Miles Franklin winners, came ‘out of the blue’The University of Western Australia’s surprise decision to shut down its publishing house has prompted outrage and protest from the Australian literary community.The fate of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-08 02:50:40 UTC ]
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University of Maryland Medical System CEO resigns amid controversy over Pugh book deal, no-bid contracts

Robert A. Chrencik resigned Friday as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System, his long tenure at the hospital network ending amid the controversy surrounding accusations of self-dealing and no-bid contracting. “Today the Board of Directors and I received and accepted Mr.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

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IBPA University 2019: Raccah Spills Secrets to Indie Publishing Success

The Independent Book Publishers Association held its annual IBPA University this year April 5-6 in Chicago, where 325 attendees mixed and mingled and talked shop about indie publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Beast Mode: Daily Beast CEO Heather Dietrick explores the power of the news publisher’s brand

The Gawker alumna has focused on diversifying the midsize news publisher's revenue streams and growing the size of its loyal audience. The post Beast Mode: Daily Beast CEO Heather Dietrick explores the power of the news publisher’s brand appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Berrett-Koehler Names New CEO and Publisher

Berrett-Koehler's board of directors has selected David Marshall to be CEO/CFO of the company, while Johanna Vondeling was selected as president/publisher, effective May 1. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Copyright in Canada: Publishers Cheer Settlement of Copibec’s Laval University Lawsuit in Québec

The Association of Canadian Publishers welcomes the settlement in French-language Canada, as the country's 2012 Copyright Modernization Act's parliamentary review is ongoing. The post Copyright in Canada: Publishers Cheer Settlement of Copibec’s Laval University Lawsuit in Québec appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: Canada’s PRH Gets a Female CEO; Sweden’s Universities End Elsevier Contract

The global chief of Penguin Random House names Kristin Cochrane to the role of CEO in Canada. And in Sweden, the national universities' and research consortium says it can't get the open-access arrangements it needs from Elsevier.  The post Industry Notes: Canada’s PRH Gets a Female CEO;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Four Publishing Trade Groups Criticize Google’s Ad Policy Change in Letter to CEO

Announcing its policy change less than a month before GDPR goes into effect, Google has left publishers scrambling to make sense of its new rules. The post Four Publishing Trade Groups Criticize Google’s Ad Policy Change in Letter to CEO appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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PRH Names McIntosh CEO, Dobson Head of Penguin Publishing Group

Penguin Random House has named Madeline McIntosh to the newly created position of CEO of Penguin Random House US, and promoted Allison Dobson to president of Penguin Publishing Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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