Penguin Random House Defends Effort to Buy Simon & Schuster

The Biden administration has challenged the deal over concerns it would harm authors, but the publisher said that argument is a misunderstanding of how the book industry works. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-12-13 17:21:52 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s C.E.O. Defends Bid to Buy Simon & Schuster

Madeline McIntosh argued that the publishing industry extends far beyond its biggest players, and that the government has focused on a tiny sliver of deals. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Penguin Random House to Buy Simon & Schuster

ViacomCBS agreed to sell the 96-year-old company in a deal that potentially creates a megapublisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-25 17:08:27 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House To Buy Simon & Schuster

Penguin Random House acquires Simon and Schuster, creating the largest megapublisher in the United States. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-25 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House is buying Simon & Schuster. That’s bad for readers.

For book lovers, the announcement may feel like background noise, but the ramifications are huge. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-25 12:57:10 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster file withering response to DOJ antitrust suit

Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster are putting up a fight against federal efforts to scuttle their merger, alleging the government is wrong. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-12-13 21:40:35 UTC ]
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Justice Dept. Sues Penguin Random House Over Simon & Schuster Deal

The Biden administration’s rejection of the proposed $2.18 billion publishing merger reflects a changing atmosphere in Washington toward consolidation. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-11-02 21:41:37 UTC ]
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Justice Department Sues to Block Penguin Random House Acquisition of Simon & Schuster

The Department of Justice sues to block the acquisition of Simon and Schuster from Penguin Random House. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-11-02 16:56:25 UTC ]
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DOJ sues to block Penguin Random House from merging with Simon & Schuster

Some tech analysts are a bit baffled by the move and, subsequently, the DOJ’s priorities. The Justice Department on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against publisher Penguin Random House that seeks to block its proposed merger with rival Simon & Schuster. It’s one of the Biden administration’s... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-11-02 14:35:22 UTC ]
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Authors Guild urges DOJ to stop Simon & Schuster and Penguin Random House merger

Several organizations sent a letter to the Department of Justice on Friday urging it to stop Penguin Random House from purchasing Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-29 22:12:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House to purchase Simon & Schuster in massive publishing deal

ViacomCBS has announced plans to sell Simon & Schuster to publishing giant Penguin Random House LLC for a whopping $2.18 billion next year. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-11-25 21:02:17 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House Schuster: a new promised land

Can Penguin Random House swallow Simon & Schuster while remaining good citizens? Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 00:32:40 UTC ]
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Penguin to buy Simon & Schuster, create publishing giant

German media giant Bertelsmann says that its Penguin Random House division is buying rival Simon & Schuster Continue reading at ABC News

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Penguin Random House defends Zhivago novel against plagiarism claim

Boris Pasternak’s great-niece Anna claims Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept copied her biography of Pasternak’s loverPublisher Penguin Random House has dismissed claims that Lara Prescott, a debut novelist who received a $2m (£1.6m) advance for her novel about the publication of Boris... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-01 15:39:25 UTC ]
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Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Buys Catalan La Campana Llibres

Hoping 'it helps Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial increase its presence in the Catalan-language market,' the company buys the 34-year-old La Campana. The post Spain’s Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial Buys Catalan La Campana Llibres appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Random House Buys F+W Media’s Books at Auction

Penguin Random House is acquiring the book publishing assets of F+W Media, which include the Writer's Digest catalog. Communities to be auctioned separately June 13. The post Penguin Random House Buys F+W Media’s Books at Auction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Random House buys Little Tiger Group

Penguin Random House has acquired 30-year-old children's indie Little Tiger Group for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Merger Notes: Two PEN Chapters, and Penguin Random House’s Buy of Rodale

'Never have the voices of writers and their allies been so essential,' says the leadership of the merging Los Angeles and New York City chapters of PEN. And one of the most robust lifestyle-and-wellness publishers in the States is now part of PRH. The post Merger Notes: Two PEN Chapters, and... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Penguin Random House buys Rodale Books

Penguin Random House has purchased the trade book publishing assets of US wellness publisher Rodale Books from Hearst. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Penguin Random House Buys Sasquatch Books

The Seattle-based house, which was named one of PW’s fast-growing independent publishers of 2016, was bought by Penguin Random House for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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