On the “Virtual Unreality” of Publishing in Spain

Manuel Gil challenges assertions that Spain's book industry is diverse and competitive, calling them science fiction. The post On the “Virtual Unreality” of Publishing in Spain appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jerome headlines virtual Publishing for Everyone conference

Bath Spa University and the Society of Young Publishers South West are hosting the virtual Publishing for Everyone conference on Saturday (15th May) featuring agent Natalie Jerome’s insights on building a career outside London.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-10 16:06:35 UTC ]
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Springboard: trade bodies, agencies and publishers line up virtual events to plug book fair gap

With the London and Bologna book fairs rescheduled in an attempt to host a physical event, a number of companies have sought to create their own virtual ‘fairs’ to enable rights-trading and connect authors and readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-06 02:57:17 UTC ]
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Spare 'Zoom' Project calls on professionals to meet publishing hopefuls virtually

The Spare Room Project is collaborating with Penguin Random House to temporarily transform into "The Space Zoom Project" – an adaptation of the scheme in light of continued home-working across the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-27 21:12:52 UTC ]
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Publishers splash the cash at virtual FBF, as Garmus and Brown take centre stage

Deals for big-issue books were still being struck for substantial sums, despite the Frankfurt Book Fair taking place virtually as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-15 16:05:23 UTC ]
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Publishers Worry as Ebooks Fly off Libraries' Virtual Shelves

Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52 percent since March. Publishers say their easy availability hurts sales. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-10-01 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Pros and Cons of Virtual Events Weighed by Publishers, Booksellers

Three representatives from major publishing companies discussed the logistics of sponsoring virtual author events and best practices with Midwest booksellers on a September 8 panel that is part of the Heartland Fall Forum program. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Impact: Spain’s Publishers Open a Two-Front Strategy

The Spanish publishing industry has gained new clarity on where it stands with the government and is ratcheting up its demands for pendemic assistance. The post Coronavirus Impact: Spain’s Publishers Open a Two-Front Strategy appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-06 13:44:10 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support

Asking consumers to remember what booksellers mean to them, Spain's publishing industry associations roll out a campaign to reopen book retailers. The post Coronavirus Response: Spain’s Publishing Industry Mobilizes Bookstore Support appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-04 13:07:04 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: In Spain, Publishers Weigh Crisis Management and Digital Capabilities

In Spain, trade book publishers have shown resistance to digitization. But education publishers have embraced digital technology in the coronavirus pandemic The post Coronavirus: In Spain, Publishers Weigh Crisis Management and Digital Capabilities appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-29 15:49:29 UTC ]
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Spain’s Publishers’ Federation Pledges a New Pact for Reading and International Outreach

Spain’s publishers’ federation, in a series of meetings with government, educational, and cultural leadership, hammer out an approach to invigorate reading domestically and promote Spanish literature internationally. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Toward a ‘State Pact’... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-24 01:16:59 UTC ]
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Prima Games Takes Travel Publishing to Virtual Worlds

The 25-year-old imprint at Penguin Random House’s DK division has adopted a hybrid publishing model to evolve along with the video game industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Potential of Virtual Communities in the Publishing Ecosystem

The Internet, and the platforms now available to create various online gatherings, have changed our world and continue to do so. New ways to combine the power of assembled individuals—financially, socially, creatively—are being introduced all the time. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blanca Rosa Roca: An Independent Publisher in Spain’s Recovery

While Spain's market may never recoup the 40% of sales lost in the recession, Blanca Rosa Roca counts herself a survivor in a recession-ravaged marketplace. The post Blanca Rosa Roca: An Independent Publisher in Spain’s Recovery appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Spain’s Publishers Take Stock of Their Industry’s Health

Book industry statistics in Spain show a market still in trouble, despite some signs of growth. Publishers are focusing on relatively healthy export sales to boost revenue. The post Spain’s Publishers Take Stock of Their Industry’s Health appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Magazine Publishers Begin to Embrace Virtual Reality

Major brands launch VR projects as audience awareness and hype grow. The post Magazine Publishers Begin to Embrace Virtual Reality appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Spain’s Publishing Industry: Positioned to Fight for the Future

Despite media reports to the contrary, Spain’s publishing industry is robust and diverse, and investing for the future, writes Antonio María Ávila. The post Spain’s Publishing Industry: Positioned to Fight for the Future appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-10-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spain’s Google News Shutdown Is a Silly Victory for Publishers

Trying to stick it to Google is an understandable impulse, a resentment fed by the company's monolithic influence over the web. But all the Google News shutdown in Spain really shows is how powerless traditional publishers really are. The post Spain’s Google News Shutdown Is a Silly Victory for... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Google News Shutdown in Spain Is An Empty Victory for Publishers

Trying to stick it to Google is an understandable impulse, a resentment fed by the company's monolithic influence over the web. But all the Google News shutdown in Spain really shows is how powerless traditional publishers really are. The post The Google News Shutdown in Spain Is An Empty... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2014-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spain is making Google (and others) pay news publishers a tax

For companies like Google, facing problems with the law across Europe has become a common thing. The most recent example of this is now taking place in Spain, where the country's parliament just gave the go-ahead to what's being known as the "Google... Continue reading at Engadget

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