PA sets out industry demands ahead of General Election

The Publishers Association has sent a manifesto to all political parties ahead of the General Election setting out five key priorities for the industry, including committing to the UK’s copyright regime. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 06:27:43 UTC ]
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'Alice in Brexitland' to publish ahead of general election

Ebury has acquired an Alice in Wonderland themed political parody telling the story of Brexit.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Industry goals for the general election

The new government should be stronger on copyright, more supportive of the arts and place more emphasis on libraries, trade figures have told The Bookseller. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cuts at The Atlantic Set Off Alarm Bells for the Industry

Even as layoffs, pay cuts and indefinite furloughs become an almost daily occurrence in the media industry, news about such developments grows no less tragic and alarming. Such was the case Thursday morning, when Atlantic Media chairman David Bradley revealed in a staff memo that, despite... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Catriona MacLeod Stevenson joins as PA general counsel

Catriona MacLeod Stevenson is joining the Publishers Association as general counsel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Johnson met Murdoch on day he signalled general election bid

News Corp owner was the only media baron the prime minister saw in his first three monthsBoris Johnson saw Rupert Murdoch for a “social meeting” on the day he signalled his intention to seek a general election last year, according to new transparency disclosures.Johnson saw the media billionaire... Continue reading at The Guardian

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General Election 2019: trade figures react to Tory victory

Publishing insiders have called for the trade "to get on the front foot" and "tirelessly" lobby Boris Johnson's new government, in the wake of last night's historic election which saw the Conservatives win their biggest majority since 1987. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 22:21:14 UTC ]
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Brand Safety Worries Are Hurting News Publishers Ahead of 2020 Election

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Brexit uncertainty has hit industry investment, PA president warns

The prolonged uncertainty over the shape and timeline of Brexit has led to delayed investment decisions from publishers which will affect industry growth further down the line, Publishers Association president Peter Phillips has said.     Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Far-Right Propaganda Floods Facebook Ahead of EU Elections

Fake accounts spread white-nationalist messages and amassed larger followings than actual far-right parties before being taken down, according to a new report. Continue reading at Wired

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Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New Leadership on the State of a World Publishing Industry

This year's London Book Fair coincides with the arrival of the International Publishers Association's new president and vice-president, leading 'a conversation of public debate' about publishers' role amid 'sensitive socio-cultural issues.' The post Ahead of London Book Fair: IPA’s New... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Axe the reading tax': book industry demands end to VAT on ebooks

Following EU directive that allows governments to waive duty on digital publications, calls grow for the UK to end ‘illogical and unfair’ levyThe UK government is being urged to axe the “illogical and unfair” 20% tax currently imposed on ebooks, while print books remain exempt, after European... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Industry Notes: IPA Election Results; McIntosh Combines Crown and Random House

In organizational and corporate changes this month, the International Publishers Association's elections refresh committees while Penguin Random House US repositions Crown Publishing. The post Industry Notes: IPA Election Results; McIntosh Combines Crown and Random House appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: Copyright Clearance Center’s Frankfurt Programming; Changes Ahead for LitAg

As the world's largest book industry trade show prepares to undergo some construction updates in coming years, this year's longtime Frankfurt sponsor announces key programming events for the upcoming book fair. The post Industry Notes: Copyright Clearance Center’s Frankfurt Programming; Changes... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Insiders: What’s Ahead for the UK’s Leading Bookseller Waterstones?

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One Analyst’s 2018 Look-Ahead: Russian Digital Content Set to Grow

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Amazon Sets Up Shop in the Heart of the Publishing Industry

Customers shopped during a preview on Tuesday for Amazon’s first New York bookstore. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Trade reacts to snap general election

The book trade has expressed surprise over the snap general election called by prime minister Theresa May and is divided over whether it will harm or boost the book market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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General election 2017: which way will you vote?

Yesterday prime minister Theresa May announced her intention to call a snap general election on 8th June this year, pulling it forward from 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Magda Szubanski may leave Australia if changes to book industry go ahead

The Australian book industry awards night heard proposals would reduce authors’ control of copyright and flood market with cheap overseas editionsMagda Szubanski said she would consider leaving the country and called for writers to go on strike. Richard Flanagan called for the resignation of... Continue reading at The Guardian

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