South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa

With more than 240,000 titles, the South African ed-tech company Snapplify is working with communications provider Econet to make ebooks available to more African readers. The post South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Digital Natives Prefer Reading in Print. Yes, You Read That Right.

Frank Schembari loves books — printed books. He loves how they smell. He loves scribbling in the margins, underlining interesting sentences, folding a page corner to mark his place.   Schembari is not a retiree who sips tea at Politics ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Announces Details of Its Digital Seminars

Normally the first annual major publishing trade show of the year, London Book Fair is the last to join its sister events online. The post London Book Fair Announces Details of Its Digital Seminars appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-17 19:59:18 UTC ]
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Digital ‘US Book Show’ Announces Panels for Late May

A three-day digital program, the US Book Show–which lies on the calendar where BookExpo did–is announcing panel discussions. The post Digital ‘US Book Show’ Announces Panels for Late May appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-04-14 17:07:57 UTC ]
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New England Booksellers Announce Major Diversity Reading Initiative

Word of the new NEIBA Reading Challenge, aimed at radically reshaping the reading habits of booksellers in the region, came just hours before the announcement that only one charge would be brought against a police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor—news that reverberated during the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces WIPO Partnership on Intellectual Property

Frankfurt’s new program with the World Intellectual Property Organization is intended to position book publishing amid accelerating content developments in the creative industries. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Boos: Issues Are ‘Evolving at an Extraordinary Pace’ s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-17 09:00:09 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Details of Its Digital Professional Program

The planning team in Frankfurt begins to release details of its programming for publishing professionals, with several strands of participation. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse Announces Details of Its Digital Professional Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-16 11:30:01 UTC ]
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HarperCollins lands life story of South Africa rugby captain Siya Kolisi

HarperCollins has landed the life story of Siya Kolisi, Springboks captain and star of South Africa’s 2019 World Cup-winning rugby team. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 05:01:43 UTC ]
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Decade-long study shows why South Africa needs to stop stereotyping young black men

Young black men are often viewed through a criminal lens. A new book based on an 11-year-long study of adolescent men in a South African township upends the stereotypes. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-06-15 15:08:26 UTC ]
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News Corp announces end of more than 100 Australian print newspapers in huge shift to digital

Print editions of dozens of regional newspapers to finish, with sweeping job cuts feared‘Gutting’: News Corp Australia’s newspaper print closures will leave ‘thousands of stories’ untoldNews Corp Australia has confirmed that more than 100 local and regional newspapers will become digital only or... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-27 23:38:41 UTC ]
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2020 Amazon Literary Partnership Grant Recipients Announced

The Amazon Literary Partnership has announced $1 million in grant funding to 66 organizations across the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: South Africa’s Imagnary House Weathers Lockdown

'We saw all bookstores closed' in South Africa's lockdown, says Brad Harris, children's book publisher at Imagnary House. The post Coronavirus Worklife: South Africa’s Imagnary House Weathers Lockdown appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-05-12 16:04:47 UTC ]
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Mantel, O'Farrell and Atwood announced for Hay Festival Digital

Novelists Hilary Mantel, Maggie O'Farrell and Margaret Atwood are among the list of big-name writers and thinkers taking part in the first fully digital Hay Festival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 10:09:46 UTC ]
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A News Publisher in South Africa Briefly Considered Shutting Down but ‘Simply Could Not’

At the northern tip of South Africa, bounded by Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, Limpopo Province might seem a world away from the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-21 17:30:37 UTC ]
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Digital offering being prepared for Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency, Libraries Connected, Arts Council England and ASCEL have confirmed they will not be able to deliver the Summer Reading Challenge in its usual physical format this year. However, they have said a "high-quality digital offer" is in the pipeline.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 12:08:57 UTC ]
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New York Times Magazine’s Pages Come to Digital Life Through Google Partnership

The New York Times Magazine will come to life this weekend in a whole new way. In partnership with Google Lens, smartphone users will be able to access additional information online that corresponds to the print version of the magazine. Readers who hover their smartphones over many of the pages... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-12 13:50:26 UTC ]
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Under quarantine in South Korea? You can now read 50,000 books for free.

This week, amid a deluge of vaguely horrifying, opportunistic-seeming quarantine-related reading lists, here’s something that seems genuinely good: a South Korean e-book startup is waiving its subscription fee for coronavirus patients and people under quarantine in the country. “We hope that... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-10 16:59:11 UTC ]
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Read Harder 2020: An Edition of a Literary Magazine (Digital or Physical)

From POETRY Magazine to The Paris Review, here are 9 literary magazines to check out for the 23rd task of Book Riot's 2020 Reader Harder challenge! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-01-13 11:36:36 UTC ]
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Forbes Announces New Digital Leadership | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_176235" align="alignright" width="150"] Nina Gould[/caption] On Thursday, Forbes announced the promotions of Nina Gould (formerly VP of product) to chief product office and Vadim Supitskiy (formerly SVP, engineering) to chief technology officer. Both veterans of the... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-01-09 20:03:07 UTC ]
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The long moral shadows cast by South Africa's colonial history

A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 07:14:51 UTC ]
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