Richard Robinson, longtime Scholastic CEO, dead at 84

The longtime head of the children’s publishing giant Scholastic Inc. who presided over such bestsellers as J Continue reading at 'ABC News'

[ ABC News | 2021-06-07 01:26:31 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson, longtime Scholastic CEO, dead at 84

The longtime head of the children’s publishing giant Scholastic Inc. who presided over such bestsellers as J Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-06-07 01:26:31 UTC ]
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Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books

Calling reading a 'civil right,' Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years. The post Scholastic’s Richard Robinson, Dead at 84, a Leader in Children’s Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-07 02:51:41 UTC ]
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Richard Robinson Dies at 84; Turned Scholastic Into an Empire

With help from Harry Potter, the Magic School Bus and the Baby-Sitters Club, he created the largest publisher and distributor of children’s books. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-06-08 11:45:51 UTC ]
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Gerald Levin, the former Time Warner CEO who engineered a disastrous mega-merger, is dead at 84

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Scholastic's Dick Robinson Dies at 84

Robinson, whose nearly five decades at the head of the company shaped it into one of the world's most influential and recognizable publishers of children's literature, died unexpectedly on June 5. He was 84. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Richard Snyder, ‘warrior-king’ of publishing who presided over rise of Simon & Schuster, dead at 90

Richard Snyder, a visionary and imperious executive at Simon & Schuster who presided over the publisher’s exponential rise during the second half of the 20th century and helped define an era of growing corporate power, has died Continue reading at ABC News

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Pat Schroeder, Former AAP CEO, Dead at 82

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Bestselling Author Stuart Woods Dead At 84

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Scholastic Employees, Authors, and Others Remember Dick Robinson

A virtual memorial service for Scholastic's beloved chairman, president, and CEO, Dick Robinson, featured a mix of speakers eulogizing him, including celebrities, authors, company executives, and employees. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Authors Pay Tribute to Dick Robinson

A number of Scholastic’s writers paid tribute to the Scholastic CEO, lauding his vision, his passion, and his unwavering support for children’s books and authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-06-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic CEO talks civil unrest, pandemic

When the pandemic shut down U.S. schools nationwide in March, Scholastic Corp. immediately offered a free online learning hub for millions families with kids Continue reading at ABC News

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Former Longtime St. Martin's Editor Hope Dellon Dead at 67

Hope Dellon, former longtime editor at St. Martin's Press, died on February 19 surrounded by family in New York. She was 67. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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S.I. Newhouse Jr., Longtime Chairman of Condé Nast, Dead at 89

The magazine mogul passed away in his New York home on Sunday. The post S.I. Newhouse Jr., Longtime Chairman of Condé Nast, Dead at 89 appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Scholastic buys YA set in ‘deadly circus’

Scholastic set to publish a YA novel set in a deadly circus, where the children of immigrants are forced to perform in a travelling circus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Salon CEO Richard Gingras Leaves, Set to Join Google

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AAP Officers: Wiley CEO Brian Napack Is Chair, Hachette CEO Pietsch is Vice-Chair

'Brian Napack helms the AAP board, saying, 'A vibrant, independent publishing industry plays an essential role in our democracy.' The post AAP Officers: Wiley CEO Brian Napack Is Chair, Hachette CEO Pietsch is Vice-Chair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Scholastic to Debut New 'Dora' Books in 2025

Scholastic has secured the rights to publish books based on the new TV series, 'Dora,' produced by Nickelodeon Animation and streaming on Paramount+. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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B&NE Names New CEO, Completes Refinancing Package

In complementary moves, Jonathan Shar was promoted to CEO of Barnes & Noble Education following the completion of a new financing package that includes a 100-to-1 reverse stock split. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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