Survey Finds 60% of Publishers Agree that Print Publishing’s Time is Limited

Almost two-thirds of industry leaders from the publishing industry foresee that newspapers and other print publishers will end up as digital-only enterprises by 2020, according to a survey conducted by MPP Global Solutions. Conducted during two web ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Survey Finds Little Improvement in Diversity in Romance Publishing

The annual “State of Racial Diversity in Romance Publishing Report” has been released, surveying more than 2,400 romance titles published in 2019. It discovered that for every 100 romance books published in 2019, only 8.3 were written by people of color. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackwell's survey finds print textbooks in favour

Eighty-two percent of lecturers see the physical textbook as an important resource for undergraduate students, while students show a strong preference for print textbooks over the digital versions, according to the latest student and lecturer survey conducted by Blackwell’s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers failing to improve racial and regional diversity, survey finds

Despite concentration of publishers in London, only 11% of respondents identified as BAME – significantly lower than average of 40% in the cityA major survey of the UK’s publishing workforce has found that “significant progress” still needs to be made on both the numbers of black, Asian and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK publishing industry remains 90% white, survey finds

Research indicates diversity has improved in recent years, but a generational change is needed to balance the book trade, according to researchersA survey of more than 1,000 people working in UK publishing has found that more than 90% currently in the industry classify themselves as white... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin to publish Earthsea story in print for first time

The Daughter of Odren will be published in new omnibus edition of the much-loved fantasy sequence to mark the 50th anniversary of The Wizard of EarthseaA story from Ursula K Le Guin’s world of Earthsea that has never been published in print before is due to be released to mark the 50th... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey finds 76% of children prefer print books

Children prefer print books to ebooks for both reading for pleasure and reading for education, a study by reading charity BookTrust has found. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson agrees to sell Financial Times to Japanese publisher in $1.3B deal

Japanese publisher Nikkei Inc. agreed to acquire Pearson Plc's FT Group for $1.3 billion to gain control of the Financial Times newspaper. The sale doesn't include Pearson's 50% stake in... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Survey: 80% of Premium Publishers Want to Sell Ads Based on Time

Just weeks after the Financial Times said it would begin selling digital ads based on the time for which they're exposed to readers, a new survey shows other digital publishers are growing bullish about the tactic. The survey, from Digital Content Next, found that 80% of "premium" publishers are... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2014-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Survey Finds Publishers Have Concerns Over Paywalls Being Bypassed

Not being able to control access to content as users bypass the paywall is a major challenge facing publishers. This is according to new research carried out by MPP Global Solutions as part of its latest webinar on the future of digital publishing m ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Publishing in Québec 2018: Good Times for English-Language Publishing

"There was a time when there were few English-language publishers here in Québec," says Linda Leith, president of the Association of English-language Publishers of Québec. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As Traditional Publishing Fades Away, Publishers Need to Find New Means of Distribution and Monetization

Recently, I did some revenue forecasting for a client who is considering entering the digital news/content space. The product offering is pretty unique, but it will be entering a very saturated market with large, established competitors, traditional competitors like The New York Times and Wall... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2018-09-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital Publishers Find Shared Purpose at W3C Publishing Summit

Publishers, librarians, and digital leaders gathered in San Francisco last week for the W3C Publishing Summit. Participants stressed the pressing need for a common digital standard and looked to the future of digital publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Art of the Publisher by Roberto Calasso review – a timely insight into the identity of a publishing house

An important riposte to digital culture, these essays by the Italian publisher and author argue that a publisher’s list is a literary work in its own rightThis collection of essays by the Italian author and publisher Roberto Calasso, translated by Richard Dixon, is a paean to publishing. Calasso... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Find Cost Efficiency Adapting Printing To Today's Realities: Digital Printing in 2012

The book publishing industry is dealing with two conflicting trends at the moment: the number of individual titles produced continues to rise while the number of print units sold continues to fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-10-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP agrees first Read & Publish deal in China

Oxford University Press (OUP) and the National Science Library, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NSLC) have announced a new Read & Publish agreement said to be the first of its kind in mainland China.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Digital Transformation in Publishing Has Left Plenty of Space for Print

Every industry is experiencing a digital transformation. For some, the pandemic has accelerated this transformation. Others, like retail, travel and QSR, are trying to quickly adapt to the new criteria of our on-demand world. Consumers are permanently changing their online consumption habits,... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-05-07 14:20:39 UTC ]
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Finding Space for Art in Dark Times

On April 1st, I sent the final draft of my book, a memoir that revolves around my relationship with my cartoonist grandfather, to my editor. It was also on this day that there were nearly one million confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide, almost 50,000 deaths, and thousands of overwhelmed... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 08:48:18 UTC ]
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Now is the time for publishers to show their real value

As an industry, we are uniquely positioned to meet many of these needs and support the nation right now. After all we are in the business of informing, educating and entertaining people. And our industry has responded in many ways, with authors leading the charge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 15:37:20 UTC ]
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New survey: Digital publishers reveal strategies for growth

A new study of publishing executives reveals strategies and technology for maximizing growth in the digital world. Continue reading at Advertising Age

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