Publishers Urge Reversal on Syrian Publishing Ban

In a letter, attorneys for the publishers claim that new sanctions violate federal law and the First Amendment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie publishers 'spurred on' to publish more from Trump's banned nations

Independent publishers have been “spurred on” to continue producing works that give a voice to silenced nations following President Trump's controversial "travel ban". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Scotland chief exec urges publishers to look abroad

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Tue, 22/02/2011 - 09:00 Publishing Scotland chief executive Marion Sinclair has urged Scottish publishers to look abroad for opportunities, likening the current situation in digital publishing to "the Wild West". Speaking yesterday [21st... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Family Doubles Down, Urges Court to Block S&S from Publishing Mary Trump’s Tell-All

In an unusually massive reply brief, Trump family attorney Charles B. Harder ripped publisher Simon & Schuster for rushing ahead with the publication of Mary L. Trump’s explosive tell-all. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Be 'agile and innovative', Geller urges publishers

Jonny Geller has warned that publishers must adapt creatively now to remain "relevant" in the near future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 06:57:49 UTC ]
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Publishing must ‘wake up to the world beyond the M25’, new report urges

A new report championing working class writers has published today (1st May), recommending better funding for “new collaborations” and the “decentralisation of UK publishing”–including asking more literary agents to move outside the capital–to help promote inclusion. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-30 13:41:58 UTC ]
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Imagine 'life beyond corona', Geller urges publishers

Jonny Geller has advised publishers to see lockdown as a time of change and "experiment". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 17:27:45 UTC ]
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Publishing Organizations Urge Public to Support Bookstores

In a joint statement released to mark World Book Day, leaders of three organizations serving the publishing industry issued a cry to support the country’s booksellers as they struggle to survive the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors urge publishers to 'give space' to mental health

Authors have discussed the importance of perspectives on mental health when considering diversity and inclusion, with Rose Cartwright revealing she walked away from a traditional publishing deal for fear of being “compromised”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 00:58:31 UTC ]
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BA urges trade to examine impact of publishing to curb climate change

Publishing has made strides in becoming more sustainable, but firms need to collaborate for a more radical overhaul, both the Booksellers Association and Extinction Rebellion have separately claimed this week.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 13:23:59 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: New Reader Survey Urges Publishers, Libraries to Bridge Their Data Gap

Among the stories making news this week: veteran bookseller and library advocate Tim Coates releases a reader-focused survey; more drama over Drag Queen Storytimes; and what to expect from all the talk of antitrust action in the tech sector. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishers urged to tackle library crisis

Big UK publishers need to lobby councils over the importance of their libraries in a “last ditch stand” to save the service, campaigner Tim Coates has claimed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Futurebook: Shelley urges against 'complacency' in publishing on diversity

Hachette chief executive David Shelley has called for greater strides in inclusion and diversity in his Futurebook keynote. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pallante makes her mark at AAP a.g.m as travel ban hits Iranian publisher

Association of American Publishers c.e.o. Maria Pallante has overseen a more robust and outspoken trade body, one which made a pointed award at its recent a.g.m.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lee Enterprises Reverses Course, Un-Hires New Publisher After Tweets Surface

[caption id="attachment_137853" align="alignright" width="150"] Paul McArthur[/caption] That was fast. A day after announcing the hiring of GateHouse Media senior VP Paul McArthur as regional publisher overseeing four Montana-based news outlets, Lee Enterprises has reversed its decision,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turkish agency urges 'understanding' for publishers in crisis-hit country

A literary agency in Turkey is calling on publishers and agents around the world to support the country's book trade with their "understanding" following the economic crisis and fall of the lira. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Go Out and See the World’: Mexico’s Publishers Urged To Accelerate Innovation

At a high-level conference organized by CANIEM, Mexican publishers were encouraged to embrace change and innovation, including new ways to promote reading and book sales. The post ‘Go Out and See the World’: Mexico’s Publishers Urged To Accelerate Innovation appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers urge government on ebook VAT ahead of crunch EU meeting

Publishers are urging the UK government to support measures that would allow VAT to be removed on ebooks, audiobooks and online newspaper and magazine subscriptions in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Are Urged to Monitor Amazon Buy Buttons

The e-tailer's year-old strategy of letting third party sellers compete for buy buttons is here to stay. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-23 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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