Trump administration will end protected status for Hondurans

The Trump administration says it will strip legal protections for 86,000 Hondurans who live in the U.S., the latest group of longtime undocumented residents who now face the prospect of deportation back to their troubled home countries. Kirstjen Nielsen, the Homeland Security secretary, on Friday... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MPA President and CEO Nina Link Stepping Down End of 2012

The MPA announced today that its president and CEO, Nina Link, will be stepping down at the end of the year. Link has held the position for 13 years, longer than any MPA president in the organization's 93-year history. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2012-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A Mother Is a Story With Neither Beginning Nor End

Next month, the Slate Audio Book Club will discuss Alison Bechdel's Are You My Mother? Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2012-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The End of Leadership' peddles the idea of an impotent industry

Barbara Kellerman, an academic leadership all-star, argues in her latest book that her own industry — the one that tries to teach leadership — is pointless in an era in which power has shifted from leaders to followers.To anyone who does not make a living peddling leadership courses, it might... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Missing 20th Century: How Copyright Protection Makes Books Vanish

Because of the strange distortions of copyright protection, there are twice as many newly published books available on Amazon from 1850 as there are from 1950 Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2012-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The End of Illness

Even as the publishing industry staggers through its geologic shift, one genre remains impervious to change or threat: the self-help book. These advice-packed tomes generally come in two distinct flavors: either a get-tough pep talk about discipline and self-control, the sort of thing one might... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2012-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How To Plan Your Company's End Game

Encyclopaedia Britannica, the 244-year-old company, recently announced it would stop printing encyclopedias. Of course this triggered a flurry of talk about the end of printed books, magazines, and newspapers and a once-great company humbled by shifts in technology. But to fall into that... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2012-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BCA parent company enters administration

The catalogue-based bookselling company Book Club Associates has collapsed following the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ragged Bears files for administration

Children's publisher Ragged Bears Publishing has filed for administration. The independent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-02-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indian writers urge end to Satanic Verses ban

A group of writers in India have set up a petition calling for the lifting of the country's... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daunt calls for end of 'Luxembourg problem'

Waterstone's m.d. James Daunt has called for the government to intervene over tax rates, as... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA: 'end charity bookshop concessions'

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 11/11/2011 - 07:35 The Booksellers Association is calling for the end of tax and business rate concessions for charity bookshops, saying that they represent "unfair competition" to high street booksellers. The call comes amid claims... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Attic Brand Media falls into administration after 22 years

Attic Brand Media, the customer and consumer magazine publisher behind Kick and National Geographic Kids, has fallen into administration after 22 years, according to sources. Continue reading at Media Week

[ Media Week | 2011-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FBF: UK worst country for protecting chains

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 09:02 The UK is the worst country for protecting its high street chains, which are essential for the long-term health of the book trade, the chief executive of Hachette Livre has claimed. Arnaud Nourry was speaking yesterday (12th... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beautiful Books enters administration

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 11/10/2011 - 15:00 Independent publisher Beautiful Books entered administration earlier today (11th October). The company has ceased to trade and four members of staff have been made redundant. A spokesperson for London firm Leonard Curtis, the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beautiful Books facing administration

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 16:18 An administrator for Beautiful Books is expected to be appointed by close of business on Monday (10th October). In a letter to authors, David Lewis, director of The Beautiful Group PLC, said the company has had cash flow... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump, Rich Dad's Kiyosaki Put Twist on E-book Marketing

Donald Trump has trained his eye for promotion on ebooks, teaming up with Robert Kiyosaki, author of "Rich Dad Poor Dad," in a new twist on the traditional... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Digital sales 'could be 15%' by year's end

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 14:39 Independent publishers are predicting that ebook sales may make up as much as 15% of their total sales by the end of 2011, as FutureBook's Digital Census reveals that a quarter of UK publishers now have ebook sales which... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA urges government action to protect bookshops

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 03/10/2011 - 18:41 High street bookshops need help from the government if their presence there is to continue, the c.e.o. of the Booksellers Association has said. Tim Godfray called on the government to give rate relief to businesses with a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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No end in sight for OFT ebook pricing probe

Written By: Benedicte Page and Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Thu, 15/09/2011 - 09:51 Publishers are being kept waiting for the conclusion of the Office of Fair Trading's investigation into ebook prices, begun at the start of this year, with the OFT now in the process of assessing all the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstone's moves to end promo fees

Written By: Lisa Campbell, Benedicte Page and Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 09:00 Publishers have reacted broadly positively to Waterstone's requests for a higher flat rate discount on books in return for a scrapping of major promotion charges, calling the system... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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