PRH Inks First-Look Deal with Universal

Penguin Random House is deepening its commitment to bringing more of its books to movie screens through a new agreement with Universal Pictures. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Inks Multi-Book 'Avatar' Deal

Penguin Random House has inked a worldwide publishing deal with Lightstorm Entertainment and 20th Century Fox Consumer Products for James Cameron's Avatar and its four upcoming film sequels. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kortext inks deals with four more universities

Kortext is bolstering its sales force in response to "significant growth" after signing up four UK universities to its digital learning platform. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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University of California, Springer Nature Sign Groundbreaking Open Access Deal

The University of California announced a groundbreaking open access publishing agreement with leading academic publisher Springer Nature, the largest open access agreement in North America to date, and the first for Springer Nature in the U.S. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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CLMP, Submittable Ink Member Pricing Deal

The Community of Literary Magazines and Presses and Submittable, the cloud-based submission management platform, have agreed on a unique pricing plan that provides a significant discount for the use of Submittable by CLMP members. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-09 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Chelsea Green Inks Jailhouse Deal with Leading Environmentalist

Chelsea Green Publishing has announced plans to rush a climate manifesto by Roger Hallam, one of the world’s leading environmental activists, to press. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Princeton University Press signs Harvard economist Goldin in six-figure deal

Princeton University Press has struck a six-figure deal with Harvard economist Claudia Goldin for her "urgent" book on gender disparity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:03:07 UTC ]
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Koontz Inks Multibook Deal with Amazon Publishing

Bestselling author Dean Koontz signed a multibook deal with Amazon Publishing's Thomas & Mercer imprint. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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LiveRamp inks deal to acquire Data Plus Math

LiveRamp has agreed to acquire Boston-based Data Plus Math for $150 million, a move the company says will allow marketers to measure TV ad effectiveness across linear and advanced TV. LiveRamp provides brands the ability to match their first-party data to platforms such as Pinterest, for... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-06-24 15:34:50 UTC ]
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404 Ink signs first international rights deal with Goldblum Variations

404 Ink has sold its flash fiction favourite The Goldblum Variations to Penguin Books, marking the indie publisher's first international rights deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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University of Maryland Medical System CEO resigns amid controversy over Pugh book deal, no-bid contracts

Robert A. Chrencik resigned Friday as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System, his long tenure at the hospital network ending amid the controversy surrounding accusations of self-dealing and no-bid contracting. “Today the Board of Directors and I received and accepted Mr.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking a Stand for Open Access, University of California Terminates Elsevier Deal

The decision to walk away from the world's largest publisher of scientific journals could be a milestone in the transition to open access. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Farrow & Ball inks fresh deal with Mitchell Beazley

Mitchell Beazley has acquired a second book from upmarket paint and paper brand Farrow & Ball. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Good Agency inks first big-money deal

Jane Lawson at Transworld has won UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) to a “soaring” début, after triumphing in a six- publisher auction with a significant six-figure bid. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Favorite Murder podcasters ink Trapeze deal

Trapeze has acquired UK rights to Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered, the debut book from American comedians Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Florida shooting activists strike deal with PRH

The students from Florida who founded ‘March For Our Lives’ after a high school shooting are collaborating on a book with Penguin Random House Children’s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Acxiom's LiveRamp inks deal with Sonobi as sale rumors swirl

Now that data-marketing giant Acxiom has sold its marketing solutions platform to Interpublic for $2.3 billion, eyes are turning to Axciom's other big business: LiveRamp, which helps brands link their data with real people. While observers wonder whether LiveRamp will also go on the block, the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JS Group strikes deal with Salford university

The University of Salford has struck a partnership with learning resources provider Aspire Engage, a division of JS Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: Canada’s PRH Gets a Female CEO; Sweden’s Universities End Elsevier Contract

The global chief of Penguin Random House names Kristin Cochrane to the role of CEO in Canada. And in Sweden, the national universities' and research consortium says it can't get the open-access arrangements it needs from Elsevier.  The post Industry Notes: Canada’s PRH Gets a Female CEO;... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Parkland Survivors Ink Book Deal with Random House

Random House has acquired '#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line' by teen siblings David and Lauren Hogg, who survived the school shooting in Parkland, Fl. The book is set for a June 5 release. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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