Universal’s Deal for Prince’s Song Rights May Bring a Wider Audience

Prince performing in 2013. Prince’s songwriting rights are being sold to the Universal Music Publishing Group for an undisclosed sum. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2016-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing insiders predict 'monster' global book deal for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could become the next generation's Obamas with book deals worth "an eye-watering amount of money" now they are stepping back as "senior" royals, publishing insiders have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-10 10:36:03 UTC ]
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Esports makes a deal with Nielsen to measure its audience

The esports industry, notorious for its lack of reliable streaming viewer figures, is trying to get its act together and provide third-party ratings to make its broadcasts attractive for rights buyers and advertisers. Companies like Tencent Holding Ltd.’s Riot Games and World of Warcraft’s... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-26 18:44:54 UTC ]
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Headline Review bags Holsinger novel as Universal snaps up TV rights

Headline Review has scooped Bruce Holsinger's "electrifying" novel, The Gifted School, while rights for a TV version have been secured by Universal Television. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 04:08:06 UTC ]
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ADVFN Books strikes foreign rights deal with Harriman House

ADVFN Books has licensed foreign rights to Harriman House for a number of titles from its financial books division.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:34:13 UTC ]
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Princeton University Press signs Harvard economist Goldin in six-figure deal

Princeton University Press has struck a six-figure deal with Harvard economist Claudia Goldin for her "urgent" book on gender disparity.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-12 13:03:07 UTC ]
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn Brings Something New to a Comic Book TV Series: F-Bombs

During the past decade, Marvel and DC have created more than 20 TV shows featuring their superheroes and villains, but DC Universe's upcoming Harley Quinn series has something that none of those others does: lots and lots of F-bombs. The animated series, coming this fall to the DC Universe SVOD... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-23 18:14:43 UTC ]
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Translation Rights: Sheikh Zayed Book Award Signs Three-Language Al Muhairi Deal

The Sheikh Zayed Book Award facilitated translation deals into Italian, French, and English for Hessa Al Muhairi's children's book, 'The Dinoraf.' The post Translation Rights: Sheikh Zayed Book Award Signs Three-Language Al Muhairi Deal appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-18 09:51:43 UTC ]
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Universal options film rights to Jojo Moyes' latest

Universal Pictures has reportedly optioned the film rights to author Jojo Moyes' forthcoming novel The Giver of Stars (Michael Joseph), with director Ol Parker of the "Mamma Mia!" sequel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-24 14:37:21 UTC ]
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Paramount buys film rights to McKinty's The Chain in seven-figure deal

Paramount Pictures has bought film rights to Adrian McKinty’s upcoming thriller The Chain (Orion) in a seven-figure deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-20 09:51:26 UTC ]
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At BookExpo: New York Rights Fair Brings Its Programming With It

As the BookExpo rights trading center returns to the Javits Center with the rest of the trade show—and now branded as the New York Rights Fair—a discussion series is included. The post At BookExpo: New York Rights Fair Brings Its Programming With It appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-29 05:30:06 UTC ]
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404 Ink signs first international rights deal with Goldblum Variations

404 Ink has sold its flash fiction favourite The Goldblum Variations to Penguin Books, marking the indie publisher's first international rights deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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University of Maryland Medical System CEO resigns amid controversy over Pugh book deal, no-bid contracts

Robert A. Chrencik resigned Friday as president and CEO of the University of Maryland Medical System, his long tenure at the hospital network ending amid the controversy surrounding accusations of self-dealing and no-bid contracting. “Today the Board of Directors and I received and accepted Mr.... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Global 'rights storm' with 10 deals for Lia Louis novel

Romcom Dear Emmie Blue by Lia Louis has led to a global “rights storm” with the biggest German deal of her agent Juliet Mushens' career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Taking a Stand for Open Access, University of California Terminates Elsevier Deal

The decision to walk away from the world's largest publisher of scientific journals could be a milestone in the transition to open access. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Murder trial lawyer’s hit legal memoir seeks wider audience with Quercus

Quercus is publishing the hit legal memoir of barrister William Clegg QC, who has acted as counsel in high profile murder trials including the acquittal of Colin Stagg during the Wimbledon Common Murder case and the shooting of Jill Dando. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record-Breaking Sales and More Rights Deals for Finnish Sports Biography

Ahead of Frankfurt, Finnish publishing house Siltala has seen record-breaking sales for a book that brought in a six-figure deal at the London Book Fair in April. The post Record-Breaking Sales and More Rights Deals for Finnish Sports Biography appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rights Roundup: Ten Titles Turning Deals Ahead of Frankfurter Buchmesse

From mystery, history and political hot buttons to romance, memoir, and a children's book, this rights roundup–on the run-up to Frankfurt–finds us looking at work from seven nations and selling into more than three times that many territories and/or languages. The post Rights Roundup: Ten Titles... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JS Group strikes deal with Salford university

The University of Salford has struck a partnership with learning resources provider Aspire Engage, a division of JS Group. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patricia Cornwell signs world rights series deal with Amazon Publishing

Patricia Cornwell has signed a deal to release a new series exclusively with Amazon Publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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