Publishing's future lies in diverse audiences, Chi tells IPG

Publishers need to do a “much better job of catering to underrepresented groups” as they have a responsibility to “represent the experiences of their broad readership”, Elsevier chariman Youngsuk Chi has told the IPG Conference. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2018: Is Diverse, Data-Driven Wattpad Publishing's Future?

The Canadian digital platform is using machine learning to discover what readers want. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head

An audience development head said Facebook reps advised the publisher to rely less on Facebook than it has in the past. The post Facebook will ‘completely deprioritize publishers’: Confessions of a publisher audience development head appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Audience of Nones: Publishers Pursue an Audience Allergic to Religion

There are about as many Americans with no religious affiliation as there are evangelical Christians. Can religion publishers reach this market? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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3 Keys for Future Readiness in Publishing Operations

In the modern media environment, publishers need a formula for success that they can depend on—not just for today, but one that will allow them to adapt for the trends of tomorrow. That means embracing three key ingredients that every publisher needs to ensure future-readiness, regardless of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Digital Media’s Future Lies Beyond Ads and With Direct Consumer Revenue

The long-predicted digital media consolidation has finally come to pass. More than 100 online publishing companies are on pace to be sold this year, highlighted by the recent purchases of Refinery29, PopSugar and New York Magazine. The impetus for the sudden deal velocity is the direct result of... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Collaboration 'critical' to addressing lack of diversity in UK children's publishing, says ACE

People from BME backgrounds working within the children’s literature sector have been frustrated by racism and microaggressions, unconscious bias, and inequality of access, according to a new report by Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books Matter: HCCP’s David Moberg on the Future of Christian Publishing

Group publisher of HarperCollins Christian Publishing David Moberg reflected on the birth of faith-based publishing, the ways it’s changed and stayed the same, and what to expect in the future during PWedu’s Christian Publishing Summit on Wednesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Media experts on the future of publishing: Hear from Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, NYT, Vox, WSJ and more

For publishers, this is a time of radical reinvention marked by a breakneck pace of innovation. To make sense of the changing landscape for both digital-native and traditional publishers, Ad Age is convening a high-level gathering of some of the best minds in the business. At Ad Age Publishing:... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Media experts on the future of publishing: Hear from Condé Nast, Essence, NYT, Vox, WSJ and more

For publishers, this is a time of radical reinvention marked by a breakneck pace of innovation. To make sense of the changing landscape for both digital-native and traditional publishers, Ad Age is convening a high-level gathering of some of the best minds in the business. At Ad Age Publishing:... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Arabic publishing 'in crisis', Barghouti tells IPA Middle East Seminar

Arabic publishing is in crisis, the celebrated Palestinian poet and writer Mourid Barghouti told delegates at the International Publishers Association’s (IPA) first ever Middle East Seminar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jenn Baker, PW Superstar, on Diversity in Publishing

Jennifer Baker is this year’s PW Star Watch Superstar. We spoke to Baker after her win about her experiences in the book business, the work she does to make the industry more diverse, and what needs to change in publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sturgeon calls on publishing to become more diverse

Nicola Sturgeon has said making publishing more diverse is "essential" - both to better reflect society and to remain economically successful. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

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‘Jury out’ on future impact of Intelligent Assistants, publishers told

The jury is out on the road ahead for Intelligent Assistants like Alexa and Siri, with the potential for customers to abandon the voice search technologies before they become sophisticated enough to work effectively, a market research company has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At BookExpo, publishers ponder the future — and celebrate Grumpy Cat

For Renée Rettig, owner of Books on B in Hayward, Calif., her first visit to Book Expo America was a thrill: "I felt like Cinderella!" Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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At BookExpo, publishers ponder the future — and celebrate Grumpy Cat

For Renée Rettig, owner of Books on B in Hayward, Calif., her first visit to Book Expo America was a thrill: “I felt like Cinderella!” Rettig, whose bookstore is just under 2 years old, was one of 200 store owners brought to BookExpo America under a new grant program to introduce fledgling... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Barker questions publishing's long-term commitment to diversity

Pat Barker says she has a distrust of the publishing industry’s regional and class diversity drives because it could be "fashionable" and may not represent a long-term commitment. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bluemoose co-founder Duffy calls for more geographical diversity in publishing

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