South African education lists fear state publishing move

Educational publishers in South Africa are meeting with the National Department of Basic Education this week in a bid to allay fears over a potential move towards state publishing that trade figures believe would “totally decimate” the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States

Unit sales of romance ebooks 'increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020' in the US market, NPD Books reports. The post Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-08-20 14:14:36 UTC ]
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BESA director praises education publishers' response to Covid-19

Caroline Wright has praised the education publishing sector for "adapting since day one" to support schools and students learning from home during the coronavirus lockdown.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 20:05:40 UTC ]
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South China Morning Post is the Latest Publisher to Swear Off Third-Party Data

South China Morning Post is the latest news publisher to build its own first-party data platform, which it’s calling Lighthouse. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-06-29 16:45:21 UTC ]
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Education publishers optimistic that goodwill from free resources will endure

With home learning a new and potentially long-lasting part of the education picture, a number of thosein the sector believe their freeing of resources during the lockdown will reap long-term gains. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-19 09:32:53 UTC ]
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News Corp Australia to Cut ‘Up to a Third of Workforce’ in Move Towards Digital-Only Publishing

News Corp Australia is poised to cut hundreds of jobs as it moves towards digital-only publishing for many of its Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-27 14:51:01 UTC ]
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News Corp to cut hundreds of jobs in move towards digital-only publishing

Publisher of the Australian, the Daily Telegraph and the Herald Sun is expected to stop publishing as many as 100 titles News Corp Australia is poised to cut hundreds of jobs as it moves towards digital-only publishing for many of its local and regional papers and more copy sharing among its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-27 10:53:51 UTC ]
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'It's a real battle': African authors fight for publishing independence

Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for changeWhen Cameroonian author Daniel Alain Nsegbe first saw his debut novel for sale in his home city of Douala, the price was so high “you would... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-14 09:59:14 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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DK to publish first educational fiction series

DK will publish its first educational fiction series The Secret Explorers, developed in association with packager Working Partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 09:07:52 UTC ]
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Bologna names Best Children's Publishers of the Year, as event moves online

The winners of the Bologna Prize for the Best Children's Publishers of the Year have been revealed as an online edition of the 57th Bologna Children's Book Fair (BCBF) launches, with Italian publisher Camelozampa named the winner in the Europe category. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 09:16:49 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Amazon Publishing ‘At Home’ in Germany, the UK, and the States

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-30 01:41:14 UTC ]
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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

'Concerned about future solvency as a consequence of supply chain interruption,' British publishers appeal to the UK government for swift financial aid. The post UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-28 15:40:50 UTC ]
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Malcolm Turnbull book publisher has list of 'legion' recipients of unauthorised copies

Publisher reaches settlement with Scott Morrison’s adviser Nico Louw. Asked whether senior political figures were among those sent the memoir, CEO says, ‘How senior do you want?’ Some of the biggest names in politics will be drawn into the controversy over pirating of Malcolm Turnbull’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-22 04:05:30 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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New Works by Writers with Disabilities Hit Publisher Lists

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[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As Coronavirus Spreads, Publishers Struggle with When, and How, to Move Pub Dates

With the new coronavirus pandemic affecting every part of the book business, now is not a great time to be publishing a book, and many authors with titles scheduled for the coming months might be tempted to a new publication date. But for publishers, moving titles en masse will be tricky. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Zed list moves to Bloomsbury

Bloomsbury has bought London-based academic and non-fiction publisher Zed for £1.75m. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 03:56:43 UTC ]
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Authors and publishers get creative as book launches are moved online

In response to the coronavirus outbreak and government advice to socially distance, authors, readers and booksellers are thinking of new, exciting and creative ways to launch their books and keep readers engaged after in-person-events get cancelled.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 11:27:40 UTC ]
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Publishers move to postpone book launches amidst the coronavirus outbreak

In light of the coronavirus outbreak and the government's new advice regarding social distancing, many of the major publishing houses are gearing up to work from home and close their offices.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 05:41:36 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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