Should Major Publishers Change Their Core Mission?

Self-publishing sees traditional publishing as in denial about what readers want. But the problem isn't self-abnegation, it's capacity and mission. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2014-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digiday Research: Majority of publishers aren’t worried about Facebook’s algorithm changes

After Facebook's news feed changes, publishers are not changing their strategies on the platform, or they're trying to focus more on other social channels. The post Digiday Research: Majority of publishers aren’t worried about Facebook’s algorithm changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘This change will take some time to figure out’: Here’s how Facebook is explaining its feed change to publishers

Brown said that because posts from friends will be weighted most heavily, people are likely to see less content from publishers, brands and celebrities. The post ‘This change will take some time to figure out’: Here’s how Facebook is explaining its feed change to publishers appeared first on... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2015: Changes to Canadian Copyright Law Continue to Hammer Publishers

According to a new report, changes to Canada’s copyright law have had devastating effects on educational publishers and will ultimately contribute to a decline in the quality and quantity of content available to students. Trade publishers say they, too, are feeling the impact. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing In Russia 2012: Publishers in a Changing Industry

Despite the economic gloom, the number of titles produced annually in Russia continues to grow. The country is now #3 in terms of book production (approximately 125,000 new titles per year), after the U.S. and China. It also saw more than 20 million ebook downloads and some one million reading... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier buys majority stake in Norway's Strawberry Publishing

Bonnier Books has acquired a majority stake in Norwegian publishing group Strawberry Publishing AS. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 01:57:40 UTC ]
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Lessons from Black publishing pioneers must catalyse lasting change in the trade

In the midst of Black History Month, the legacy of a number of Black publishers are remembered—and those they paved the way for call for further progress. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-30 00:33:57 UTC ]
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Big Changes for Publishing in W3C

Changes are brewing at the International Digital Publishing Forum, which has been part of the Worldwide Web Consortium for the past three years. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-31 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing must 'radically reimagine' its audience, major diversity study says

The UK's first academic study on diversity in trade publishing and fiction has called for the industry to “radically reimagine” its audience and value readers outside the white middle classes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 22:54:17 UTC ]
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Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach

To make the company ' more representative of the world around us,' CEO John Sargent writes, Macmillan USA is establishing a new management committee. The post Diversity: Macmillan USA Makes Major Changes in Management Approach appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-22 20:55:22 UTC ]
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'Change is not happening fast enough': UK publishers promise to tackle inequality

Responding to the newly formed Black Writers’ Guild, all five of the biggest publishers say they will make more room for black authors and staffThe “big five” UK publishing houses have separately acknowledged that “change is not happening fast enough” and that they must do a lot more to address... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-17 12:45:22 UTC ]
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Black Writers’ Guild calls for sweeping change in UK publishing

More than 100 authors join new body calling for the industry to address deep-seated inequalities in output and personnelMore than 100 writers including Booker winner Bernardine Evaristo, Benjamin Zephaniah and Malorie Blackman have called on all major publishing houses in the UK to introduce... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-15 17:08:57 UTC ]
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To Change How You Publish in the Digital Age, Start with a Question

Publishers considering transforming their businesses from print first or print-centric to digital first or digital-centric should begin by asking lots of people a simple question: what would you like to be able to do that you can’t do now? Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Majority of small publishers fear closure in wake of coronavirus

Survey shows 60% expect the impact of the pandemic may put them out of business, prompting calls for concerted helpMore than half of the UK’s small publishers fear they could be out of business by the autumn as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to research by the Bookseller, which... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-07 15:02:20 UTC ]
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Publishing for the future: how children’s books have changed in 20 years

Looking back and charting changes in a business as multi-faceted and all-encompassing as children’s books is a tricky business. Given that the peak titles from the past last a very long time while most titles fade away fairly fast and the least successful disappear surprisingly completely it is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-29 19:37:34 UTC ]
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Live: Publishers postpone major titles until pandemic is over

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's advice regarding social distancing, many publications are being postponed until the new year, to prevent authors missing out on crucial face-to-face promotion.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 00:23:37 UTC ]
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‘Everyone feels the pain’: Major digital publishers enact pay and benefits cuts to stanch the bleeding

Several publishers have begun announcing their pay cuts and furlough plans as ad revenue continues drying up. Seeing patterns from previous recessions, former media execs explain why these cost controls are only temporary fixes. The post ‘Everyone feels the pain’: Major digital publishers enact... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-03-31 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Covid-19 forces widespread bookshop closures as major publishers go remote

The impact of the coronavirus has seen the Booksellers Association issue a rallying cry to the trade, as many publishers enforce home working to safeguard staff. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-19 23:39:55 UTC ]
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Changes at Little Tiger Group as Truong made group publishing director

The Little Tiger Group is bringing all of its imprints—Little Tiger, Caterpillar, Stripes and 360 Degrees—under the Little Tiger brand, with Thomas Truong promoted to the role of group publishing director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-11 00:36:47 UTC ]
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London Book Fair cancelled as major publishers pull out over coronavirus fears

London Book Fair has been cancelled in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, hours after major publishers said they would not attend. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 06:57:39 UTC ]
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