PEN America and Penguin Random House Sue School District Over Book Bans

PEN America and publisher Penguin Random House filed a law suit today against a school district for book bans. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2023-05-17 16:28:56 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Announces New Leadership After a Turbulent Period

The country’s largest publisher has had a rocky few months since a deal to buy a rival fell through, and some of its top executives left. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-02-28 21:08:29 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s Nihar Malaviya Announces Reorganization

Penguin Random House interim CEO Nihar Malaviya says that international division chiefs will continue to report to him. The post Penguin Random House’s Nihar Malaviya Announces Reorganization appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-28 17:11:50 UTC ]
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Legacy and Impact Lead This Year’s All Ways Black Initiative From Penguin Random House

With recent book bans in the U.S. causing alarm across the country, it's more crucial than ever to show support for literature in its many forms. As books by Black writers continue to be among the most targeted by extremist groups, Black authors, publishers and supporters are working double time... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2023-02-16 17:50:25 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Prepares to Rebuild

Two CEOs have stepped down. A storied executive has retired. And a big legal loss isn't entirely in the rearview. This year, the U.S. book market's biggest publisher is planning some major structural changes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Audio Acquires Playaway Products

Penguin Random House Audio has acquired Playaway Products, a producer of physical audio players and tablets preloaded with content. Launched in 2005 and based in Solon, Ohio, the company offers 36,000 titles and works with some 40,000 libraries and institutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Madeline McIntosh, CEO of Penguin Random House, Resigns

The departure of Madeline McIntosh, who has led the country’s largest book publisher since 2018, is the latest shake-up for the company during a turbulent period. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2023-01-31 14:38:01 UTC ]
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How 'Gender Queer: A Memoir' became America's most banned book

Maia Kobabe's graphic memoir "Gender Queer" became the most banned book in American schools, drawing the Northern California artist and writer into the nation's cultural wars. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-12-21 11:00:19 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle Steps Down

The chief executive of the largest publisher in the U.S., Penguin Random House, has stepped down. Markus Dohle oversaw the attempted acquisition of Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-12-09 14:47:10 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle is stepping down

The CEO of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade publisher, is stepping down Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2022-12-09 13:58:45 UTC ]
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Markus Dohle Steps Down as Penguin Random House CEO

Penguin Random House CEO Markus Dohle has relinquished his position at the head of the publisher, “at his own request and on the best of mutual terms,” just weeks after a federal judge blocked the publisher’s attempt to acquire rival Big Five publisher Simon & Schuster. PRH president and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House-Simon & Schuster Deal Collapses, Breaking Pattern in Publishing

The deal to acquire Simon & Schuster would have made the buyer, Penguin Random House, even larger, and reduced the number of big publishers in the U.S. to four. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-21 22:50:04 UTC ]
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Paramount pulls offer to sell Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House

After a judge blocked the sale of Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House, S&S parent company Paramount pulls its sale offer and declines to appeal. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-21 22:50:02 UTC ]
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The Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Is Dead in the Water

S&S has decided not to extend the deal's deadline, which prevents PRH from appealing the court's decision to block the merger. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-21 14:58:02 UTC ]
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Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House Deal on the Verge of Collapse

Penguin Random House’s agreement to buy Simon & Schuster is set to fall through. Simon & Schuster’s parent company decided not to extend it after a judge blocked the purchase. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-21 02:56:51 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House's Kim Shariff Discusses the Company's DEI Strategy

PRH's third annual demographics report shows that diversity among its leadership and executive teams continues to be a work in progress. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-11-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Merger Between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster Was Blocked, but Brought the Industry Little Clarity

The uncertainty comes at a time when publishing is facing slumping sales after a pandemic boom, and fears of recession. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-01 22:14:42 UTC ]
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Court Blocks Merger of Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster

A Federal Court has blocked Penguin Random House's acquisition of one of its main rivals, Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-11-01 16:06:02 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s Bid to Acquire Simon & Schuster Blocked by Judge

The government’s case blocked the merger of two of the United States’ largest publishers and reflected a more aggressive approach to curbing consolidation. It was closely watched by the publishing industry. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-01 01:28:52 UTC ]
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Judge blocks Penguin Random House takeover of Simon & Schuster

Biden administration receives a clear victory, with the judge ruling the blockbuster merger would diminish competition in book publishing. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2022-11-01 00:51:06 UTC ]
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