New Survey Finds Little Improvement in Diversity in Romance Publishing

The annual “State of Racial Diversity in Romance Publishing Report” has been released, surveying more than 2,400 romance titles published in 2019. It discovered that for every 100 romance books published in 2019, only 8.3 were written by people of color. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers failing to improve racial and regional diversity, survey finds

Despite concentration of publishers in London, only 11% of respondents identified as BAME – significantly lower than average of 40% in the cityA major survey of the UK’s publishing workforce has found that “significant progress” still needs to be made on both the numbers of black, Asian and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 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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UK publishing industry remains 90% white, survey finds

Research indicates diversity has improved in recent years, but a generational change is needed to balance the book trade, according to researchersA survey of more than 1,000 people working in UK publishing has found that more than 90% currently in the industry classify themselves as white... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Romance Publishers and Diversity at the Nielsen Summit: ‘Uniquely Familiar’

As part of Nielsen's inaugural Romance Book Summit at the Romance Writers of America conference, a panel of publishers talk about globalization, sales, and diversity challenges. The post Romance Publishers and Diversity at the Nielsen Summit: ‘Uniquely Familiar’ appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Survey Finds Publishers Have Concerns Over Paywalls Being Bypassed

Not being able to control access to content as users bypass the paywall is a major challenge facing publishers. This is according to new research carried out by MPP Global Solutions as part of its latest webinar on the future of digital publishing m ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Traditional Publishing Fades Away, Publishers Need to Find New Means of Distribution and Monetization

Recently, I did some revenue forecasting for a client who is considering entering the digital news/content space. The product offering is pretty unique, but it will be entering a very saturated market with large, established competitors, traditional competitors like The New York Times and Wall... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

Publishers, librarians, and digital leaders gathered in San Francisco last week for the W3C Publishing Summit. Participants stressed the pressing need for a common digital standard and looked to the future of digital publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Literary Festival for Diverse Voices Finds a Home Online

What happens when you hand over the reins of a literary festival to the hosts of the popular feminist podcast Call Your Girlfriend? You get By The Books: A Collection of Rising Voices, a highly diverse online lit fest. By The Books starts today and is curated by Ann Friedman and Aminatou... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Publishing must 'radically reimagine' its audience, major diversity study says

The UK's first academic study on diversity in trade publishing and fiction has called for the industry to “radically reimagine” its audience and value readers outside the white middle classes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Adeola and Wilson-Max to discuss lack of children's publishing diversity

Dapo Adeola will be speaking to Ken Wilson-Max on Instagram Live this week about their experiences as two of just four black British illustrators currently being published in children's books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New survey: Digital publishers reveal strategies for growth

A new study of publishing executives reveals strategies and technology for maximizing growth in the digital world. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Pandemic spikes youth reading habits, TRA survey finds

The Covid-19 pandemic has seen a spike in reading among young adults, a survey from The Reading Agency has found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How 4 Publishers Are Turning Surveys Into Revenue

In a data-driven industry, an age-old product becomes more relevant than ever. The post How 4 Publishers Are Turning Surveys Into Revenue appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Woody Allen’s Memoir Finds New Publisher Who Hails Him as “Respected Artist”

A postscript added to Apropos of Nothing mocks Hachette Book Group for not publishing it. Continue reading at Slate

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Woody Allen Releases Memoir After Quietly Finding New Publisher

The director and accused child sexual abuser's memoir had been dropped by its previous publisher after widespread backlash. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Christian Publishers Find Added Value in Book Awards

Award-winning Christian titles can often break into the broader market, and publishers are taking notice. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The publishing industry is probably even less diverse than you thought.

Children’s book publisher Lee & Low Books, a minority-owned company that focuses on multicultural literature, recently released the results of a survey geared towards finding out one thing: What do the numbers say about the widely perceived lack of diversity in the publishing world? The... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Spanish Publishers Finds Its Groove

The consortium of Spanish-language publishers has been successfully supplying Spanish-language books to the U.S. for 17 years—and is only growing more steady. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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