Profile Books joins Facebook boycott

Independent publisher Profile Books, including imprints Serpent’s Tail, Viper Books and Souvenir Press, has joined the global Facebook advertising boycott led by by the advocacy group Stop Hate for Profit, withdrawing all Facebook and Instagram advertising with immediate effect. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-04 21:25:31 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Why the Problem with Facebook, Is Facebook

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Charkin and Marneur join Bonnier Books UK board

Richard Charkin and Emilie Marneur have joined the Bonnier Books UK board as non-executive directors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Is the Facebook Ad Boycott an Opportunity for Publishers?

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Hachette joins Frankfurt Book Fair exodus

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Profile buys material physics book after 'hard-fought' auction

Profile Books will publish an exploration of condensed matter physics, The Physicks of Dirt by Felix Flicker.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Evaristo, Webb and Gaiman join BBC Arts Big Book Weekend

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'Station Eleven' author Emily St. John Mandel joins the L.A. Times Book Club May 19

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