Savikas Out at Safari, Amid Reports of Layoffs

CEO Andrew Savikas has left the ebook subscription service as the company restructures operations under the sole ownership of O'Reilly Media. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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More Than 50 AAP Reporters Likely to be Offered Jobs at News Corp and Nine Amid Closure

More than 50 Australian Associated Press journalists are likely to be offered jobs at News Corp Australia and Nine Entertainment as the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-03-04 19:15:48 UTC ]
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More than 50 AAP reporters likely to be offered jobs at News Corp and Nine amid closure

Around 200 journalists are set to be made redundant by the shock closure, which will hit the industry hardMore than 50 Australian Associated Press journalists are likely to be offered jobs at News Corp Australia and Nine Entertainment as the two media giants look to boost staff ranks after... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-04 09:33:19 UTC ]
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Activision Blizzard stock down after report of coming layoffs

Shares of video game company Activision Blizzard Inc. slid as much as 6% Monday morning in the first full day of trading since a report said the Santa Monica firm planned to announce layoffs Tuesday. Bloomberg reported Friday evening that the planned cuts come as the company faces slowing sales.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newsweek Media Group’s Publisher and Finance Director Resign Amid Reports of Advertising Fraud

Newsweek Media Group's chairman and finance director have resigned from their roles at the company. Newsweek Media Group (formerly IBT Media)--which owns Newsweek, International Business Times and other digital media properties--confirmed in a memo to staff on Thursday that Etienne Uzac and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Layoffs loom for Mashable as site reportedly sells for less than $50M

The digital media bubble continues to show signs of bursting. Recode reports that Mashable–once valued at $250 million–is selling itself to publisher Ziff Davis for less than $50 million. The site will reportedly lay off about 50 employees and refocus coverage on “tech and tech-lifestyle... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Reports Gains, Amid UK Concerns About Import Issues

Citing record attendance for its professional program, the Shanghai Children's Book Fair offers an upbeat report amid some concerns voiced by UK publishers. The post Shanghai Children’s Book Fair Reports Gains, Amid UK Concerns About Import Issues appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: 33 percent of European publishers report layoffs to support the pivot to video

European publishers are twice as likely as U.S. publishers to have laid off staff or plan to do so to support their pivots to video. The post Digiday Research: 33 percent of European publishers report layoffs to support the pivot to video appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Germany’s 2016 Book Market Report: ‘Stable Amid Transformation’

Even as German booksellers see online efforts pay off, consumption patterns are weaker, says a new report: 'A truly distressing drop in customer frequency." The post Germany’s 2016 Book Market Report: ‘Stable Amid Transformation’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New fake news dilemma: sites publish real scoops amid mess of false reports

Louise Mensch is among a number of bloggers offering a mix of true and inaccurate stories, forcing readers to discern for truth for themselvesThe need for vigilance in distinguishing real journalism from “fake news” has become well established since Donald Trump was elected with help from bogus... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Reports Falling Sales in Fiscal 2017 Report

The country's largest book chain said sales dropped 6.5% in the fiscal year, ended April 29. Barnes & Noble reported lower losses in its Nook division, however, which led to a jump in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Paul Lisicky’s ‘Later’ conjures a queer utopia amid the AIDS crisis

“Later” takes place from 1991 to 1994, when Lisicky moved to Provincetown, Mass., for a writing fellowship. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Care Packages Help Bookstores Amid Covid-19 Closures

Two West Coast booksellers have found success with custom care packages during Covid-19 closures, shipping books, gifts, and cards to customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Paraclete Postpones Two Books Amid Covid-19 Disruptions

Paraclete Press announced that it is delaying the publication of two titles originally slated for release May and early June due to the new coronavirus outbreak and “a mostly disrupted book market at every level,” the publisher said. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian publishers turn to e-book discounts to entice readers amid COVID-19

Some Canadian publishers are offering special deals on e-books in a bid to entertain readers and pay authors during the COVID-19 shutdown. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-03-23 09:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Coronavirus live updates: Hachette reports increased book orders from China

Hachette UK c.e.o. David Shelley says the firm has seen an increase in book orders from China once again after "several months of very low orders" as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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More Bookstore Layoffs as Pandemic Worsens

Denver's Tattered Cover is the latest bookstore to report job losses, putting 100 employees on unpaid temporary leave. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Curbside Pickup. Bicycle Deliveries. Virtual Book Discussions. Amid Virus, Bookstores Get Creative.

“We’re going to operate like a pizza takeout place,” one independent bookstore owner said. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Amazon Deprioritizes Book Sales Amid Coronavirus Crisis

As it works to meet the surge in demand for "household staples, medical supplies, and other high demand products," Amazon has sent a letter to other suppliers, including publishers, telling them their goods will receive a low priority until at least April 5. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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