Redundancies at Folio as model shifts

The Folio Society is going through its "biggest change in history", leading to the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson shifts to Netflix-style subscription model for textbooks

Academic publisher hopes to convince students to pay to access online materialsThe era of students using their loans to buy expensive textbooks upfront could be coming to an end, after the academic publisher Pearson announced a shift towards a Netflix-style subscription-based model.The British... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-16 13:31:56 UTC ]
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Twelve redundancies at The Folio Society

Twelve members of staff left The Folio Society in January, the publishing house has confirmed.  A spokesperson said the job losses came as a result of a "fundamental restructure" of the company, with The Folio Society now employing a total of 58 people. The job losses came from marketing,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Agents call for licensing model shift

Basic book contracts should grant a fixed-term licence in a book rather than rights for the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book landscape shifts as DoJ rocks agency model

The future of the agency model looks uncertain this evening (11th April) after three giant US... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘The Great Man Theory’ a middle-aged man can’t shift out of neutral

Teddy Wayne's novel is a character study of a protagonist stuck in a rut of self-regard. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Ever-Shifting Challenge of Promoting Literature in Translation

An industry roundtable, held at the Multipli Forti literary festival in New York on June 6, addressed how independent publishers can get works of translated literature to readers in an era marked by media saturation and increased dominance by major companies over the book business. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiretapping’s shift from a criminal tactic to a law enforcement tool

For decades the practice was deemed "dishonest and immoral," writes Brian Hochman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Roku opens up more advertising data for marketing mix modeling to better compete with traditional TV

Roku has struck deals with four marketing tech providers — Analytic Partners, Ipsos MMA, IRI and Nielsen — to provide data breaking down creative types, dayparts and ZIP code-level impressions. The post Roku opens up more advertising data for marketing mix modeling to better compete with... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2022-04-25 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Colm Tóibín Wins the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for ‘The Magician’

The Irish author of 'Nora Webster' and 'The Master,' Colm Tóibín, wins the 2022 Rathbones Folio Prize. The post Colm Tóibín Wins the £30,000 Rathbones Folio Prize for ‘The Magician’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Samsung’s Galaxy Tab S8 line is going big with a new 14.6-inch Ultra model

Along with announcing the Galaxy S22 lineup, Samsung has refreshed its range of tablets — which some folks already had an inkling about after earlierleaks. For the first time, Samsung is introducing an Ultra tablet, which aligns with the Ultra branding the company slaps on its highest-end... Continue reading at Engadget

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Femi Kayode | 'I've gotten a bit frustrated by the Western-model of crime fiction'

Femi Kayode’s début novel, which is based on the real-life lynching of four undergraduates in Nigeria, is the first title in a forthcoming series from Raven Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Andrews appointed to new role of academy manager for Rathbones Folio Prize

Tanya Andrews has been appointed to the newly created role of Folio Academy manager for the Rathbones Folio Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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W F Howes launches WFH Original list of audio exclusives after strategic shift

After five years at the helm of W F Howes, Miles Stevens-Hoare has led the audio pioneer through a huge growth spurt, and is now moving into creating its own audio-first content, launching the WFH Original list.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cugnoni leaves Vintage after publisher role made redundant

Vintage publisher Rachel Cugnoni is leaving the company with immediate effect after her role was made redundant. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Media Buying Briefing: As the auto industry shifts its priorities, digital media buying slides into the driver’s seat

Due to a convergence of supply-chain issues, shifting consumer preferences, auto advertising continues to shift from traditional to digital media channels, even as total spending is expected to drop. The post Media Buying Briefing: As the auto industry shifts its priorities, digital media... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-09-13 04:05:00 UTC ]
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Is Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia really shifting away from ‘climate denialism’?

The media tycoon’s outlets often give voice to ardent deniers of climate science, backers of fossil fuels and opponents of net zero. Is that all about to change?Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingNews Corp Australia, seen by many as the nation’s most enduring purveyor of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-08 06:21:19 UTC ]
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OUP unveils new logo to mark digital-first shift

Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched new branding to mark its move towards becoming a digital-first business.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Macmillan Will Experiment with a Hybrid Office Model

Macmillan Publishers will officially reopen its offices on October 18, and its US Trade and Shared Services divisions will operate under a hybrid, remote-friendly model, which will be in effect as a pilot program until June 30 of next year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline lands Azmat's 'insightful, perspective-shifting' Sex Bomb

Headline has landed Sex Bomb, a "hilarious, compelling and conversation-starting" memoir from stand-up comedian, podcast host and writer Sadia Azmat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-24 11:30:11 UTC ]
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