Publishers must defend democracy, Sargent says

John Sargent stressed the importance of defending freedom of speech—even if it means standing up to the leader of the free world—at the Frankfurt Book Fair yesterday. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers

Defending freedom to publish, Frankfurt's CEO Talk featured Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel VP Guillaume Dervieux. The post Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian publisher defends decision to publish anti-Hamas advertisement

Full-page letter by Nobel peace laureate called on British people and political leaders to 'stand firmly with the people of Israel'The publisher of the Guardian has defended its decision to run a newspaper advertisement about the conflict in Gaza that called on David Cameron and other political... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McClatchy: newspaper publisher bankruptcy is 'a loss for democracy', experts warn

Struggling company insists there will be no changes in its 30 newsrooms, but experts worry powerful journalism could be lost To executives of McClatchy, Thursday’s bankruptcy of the second largest newspaper chain in the US is the fault of its pensioners, who outnumber current employees by a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-14 09:00:26 UTC ]
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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-24 14:53:36 UTC ]
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Redmayne defends global publishing policy in keynote at Frankfurt conference

HarperCollins UK c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne used his keynote speech at yesterday’s The Markets Conference in Frankurt to robustly defend HC’s global publishing policy, call on publishers to ramp up consumer insight and urge publishers to work better with existing retail channels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher defends diversity drive after Lionel Shriver's attack

Penguin Random House has responded to the novelist’s criticisms, saying it aims to ‘reflect the society in which we live’Lionel Shriver’s blistering assertion that, “drunk on virtue”, Penguin Random House is putting diversity ahead of literary excellence has been dismissed by the publisher,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Defend and nuture' UK publishing, Wise urges policymakers

Curtis Brown agent Gordon Wise, former president of the Association of Authors' Agents, has urged parliamentarians to defend the achievements of UK publishers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Q&A: Publisher Defied Trump to ‘Defend the Principles of the First Amendment’

John Sargent, the chief executive of Macmillan, the parent company of Henry Holt, which has received orders for more than a million copies of “Fire and Fury.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major publishers move to defend Greenpeace in dispute with logging firm

Firms including Penguin Random House and HarperCollins have spoken out about timber company’s ‘dangerous’ moves to quash campaigners’ claims The world’s biggest book publishers have been dragged into a bitter dispute between a US logging company and environmental campaigners Greenpeace. It... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘To Uphold and Defend’: International Publishers Association Issues Manifesto

Pledging 'to challenge violations wherever they occur,' the 60-nation organization of world publishing associations formalizes its commitment. The post ‘To Uphold and Defend’: International Publishers Association Issues Manifesto appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sargent promoted at Holtzbrinck Publishing Group

Holtzbrinck Publishing Group has reorganised its management structure following the formation of Springer Nature earlier this year, with Macmillan's John Sargent assuming the role of HPG's executive vice president, reporting to group c.e.o. Stefan von Holtzbrinck. Springer Nature chief... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franklin defends trade non-fiction publishing

Profile m.d. Andrew Franklin has defended UK trade publishers against criticism that they are not producing good non-fiction books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Berkshire Eagle Publishes, Defends a Racist Column

The venerable Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield, founded in the 1890s and winner of the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, recently published a racist column by a “conservative activist” named Steven Nikitas. After outraged re ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher defends Dahl book cover

Penguin has defended its decision to use an image of a doll-like young girl on the cover of a new edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2014-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Michael House Stepping Down as President, Publisher of Chicago Defender

Chicago Defender President and Publisher Michael House is stepping down. House will retire effective Sept. 30 and will take a position with the National Newspaper Publishers Association, the Washington, D.C.-based federation that represents more th ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DOJ defends Apple ebook price fixing injunction, says publishers had it easy

The US Department of Justice isn't buying publishers' arguments that proposed injunctions against Apple for alleged ebook price fixing are excessive and contradictory. DOJ attorney Lawrence Buterman claims in a response letter that the penalties against Apple are necessarily harsher, since it... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Verizon Defends Customer Privacy in Publisher's Suit

The carrier refuses to comply with an order to allow a peek at the personal information of alleged ebook pirates. Continue reading at PC World

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Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

The PA’s annual yearbook has found across-the-board growth for the book trade, with total invoiced sales up 3.5% on its last report—but Brexit and Covid-19 could endanger the recent gains Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-22 18:16:32 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland: 10 Newly Named International Publishing Fellows

Publishing Scotland announces a travel fellowship for 10 publishing professionals from seven countries to promote Scotland's books industry. The post Publishing Scotland: 10 Newly Named International Publishing Fellows appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-12 16:45:10 UTC ]
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