T&F's Callanan emphasises need for sustainable funding models

Taylor & Francis chief executive Annie Callanan has said that one of the greatest challenges for the academic and education sector is “this notion that our output should be free”, in an interview at FutureBook 2020. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 16:28:59 UTC ]
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Google Vows to Keep Investing in Journalism in Search for Sustainable Publishing Models

During the Digital Media Asia 2019 conference held in Hong Kong in October, tech giant Google reiterated its support for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-11-04 18:00:50 UTC ]
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‘Scale itself isn’t that transformative’: Insights on sustainable publishing models from the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe

Publishers gathered in Milan, Italy, on March 5 – 7 to discuss revenue diversification and monetizing audiences overseas. The post ‘Scale itself isn’t that transformative’: Insights on sustainable publishing models from the Digiday Publishing Summit Europe appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With the right funding model, journalism can pay its way | Roy Greenslade

As print titles continue to close, two startups may offer an answer to the news industry’s woeThe question most asked by journalists just now, aside from the routine one about Brexit, is how their trade will be funded in future. Indeed, at local level, there is increasing concern about whether... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The duopoly are middlemen’: How publishers are building sustainable subscription models

“You can’t be a publisher and not be thinking about platforms, not marry with them. Facebook needs to be a marketing tentacle.” The post ‘The duopoly are middlemen’: How publishers are building sustainable subscription models appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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WI13: Booksellers Tackle Diversity and the Sustainability of the Indie Model

Following an eruption about the lack of diversity in bookselling at last year's Town Hall Meeting, the topic was front and center at this year's discussion. Also on attendees' minds? How to create a sustainable business model for indie bookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits

A new Chartbeat study found only one-third of publishers see clear evidence of a traffic increase from the fast-loading articles format. The post Google AMP beat Facebook Instant Articles, but publishers start to question AMP’s benefits appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scotland's National Book Awards postponed to 2021 after funding bid fails

Scotland's National Book Awards will not go ahead this year and will be delayed until 2021 after a funding application to Creative Scotland was unsuccessful, its organisers have confirmed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 04:05:52 UTC ]
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Subscription models 'still better suited to academic than trade'

Subscription models are still better suited to academic books than trade titles, but there is still much more publishers can do with their IP, Perlego's Matthew Jones has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 13:10:54 UTC ]
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Industry collaboration 'essential' for a sustainable future, FutureBook hears

Long-term industry-wide collaboration is "essential" for a greener future, but sustainable measures can be put in place now, delegates at The Bookseller's Futurebook conference have heard. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-20 04:39:13 UTC ]
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NLT launches attainment gap scheme with Arts Council funding

The National Literacy Trust is to launch an initiative to address the attainment gap and support the wellbeing of children in 14 target areas across the UK, funded by Arts Council England. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 08:00:06 UTC ]
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Rebuilding and Reinventing the Book Business Sustainably

A trio of booksellers from a variety of stores as well as a documentarian of reading trends discussed what ails the industry as well as what has to be done to make it more sustainable at a PubTech Connect session. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Frisco social media network raises angel funding from Austin investor

A Frisco startup is looking to cut through the noise of other social media apps and give digital content creators a way to reach more fans. TUBBR, an invite-only social network, announced landing Angel Funding from Global Ascent Partners that it plans to use for its upcoming beta launch.... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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The industry must return to its sustainability initiatives, says Halls

The Booksellers Association m.d. has said the industry must focus on sustainability going forward, as the pandemic presents a new set of challenges to "greener" publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Indie presses and literary festivals among first ACE Culture Recovery Fund recipients

The first round of the £275m Culture Recovery Fund has been allocated, and sees some indie presses receiving up to £200,000.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast

The Sharjah World Book Capital Office and Sharjah Book Authority are providing new grants to support Lebanese publishers and book fairs. The post A New Relief Fund from Sharjah Supports Publishers Affected by the Beirut Blast appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-10-07 19:01:26 UTC ]
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Inclusive Indies Fund awards grants to 11 presses

The Includive Indies Fund, set up earlier this year by Knights Of and Jacaranda, has awarded grants totalling £35,000 to 11 independent presses from across the UK and Ireland.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Canbury Press releases Unbound-funded immigrant stories

Indie publisher Canbury Press is released the Unbound-funded illustrated book 99 Immigrants Who Made Britain Great, featuring an introduction from Bonnie Greer. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH Opens ‘The Conversation’ To ‘Sustain Antiracist Engagement’

Penguin Random House launches The Conversation, a hub of content collections 'to combat racism and end racial inequities'—meant for families, educators, and businesses. The post PRH Opens ‘The Conversation’ To ‘Sustain Antiracist Engagement’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-09-22 19:17:06 UTC ]
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The Literary Arts Emergency Fund will award 3.5 million to 282 literary organizations this year.

Exclusive: the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, launched and administered by the Academy of American Poets, the Community of Literary Magazine & Presses, and the National Book Foundation, has announced that it will distribute $3.5 million in emergency funding to 282 nonprofit literary arts... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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