Washington Post Co. Renamed Graham Holdings Company to Mark Sale of Newspaper

The Washington Post Co. announced Monday that it will change its name to Graham Holdings Company, acknowledging the Oct. 1 sale of the company’s flagship newspaper and several other publishing businesses to Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bez ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2013-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With Washington Post, Jeffrey Bezos has chance to overhaul newspapers

Jeffrey Bezos buys the Washington Post for $250 million. The Amazon founder is known as a patient leader who is willing to absorb losses as he builds businesses.Amazon.com founder Jeffrey Bezos, who revolutionized the book business, is now aiming to do the same with one of the nation's most... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Washington Post Wins Pulitzer Prize In Public Service Journalism For Jan. 6 Coverage

The Post’s extensive reporting found numerous failures in political systems and security before, during and after the Jan. 6, 2021, riot. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-05-10 10:22:14 UTC ]
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Washington Post wins public service Pulitzer for Capitol attack coverage

Paper beat out two other finalists, the New York Times and the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The Washington Post has won the 2022 Pulitzer prize for public service journalism, for The Attack, its account of the deadly assault on the US Capitol by supporters of Donald Trump on 6 January 2021.The... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-05-09 20:07:35 UTC ]
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Quarto Group Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings

The launch of some new imprints and another good year for a number of its most popular series combined to boost sales at Quarto Group by 19%, to $151.5 million, in 2021 over 2020. Adjusted operating profit jumped 51%, to $ 16 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Book Sales Post Another Small Gain

A small gain in adult nonfiction and more fiction increases led to a 2.7% increase in unit sales of print books last week over the comparable week last year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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High court rules Australian media companies can be liable for defamatory comments posted on Facebook pages

Decision rejecting appeal in Voller defamation case means companies will be likely to ban comments on more social media postsGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingSome of Australia’s biggest media companies have lost a bid in the high court to escape liability for defamatory... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-08 03:33:03 UTC ]
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High court casts doubt on media companies’ claim of not being responsible for defamatory comments on social media posts

News Corp and Fairfax Media challenge ruling they are liable for defamatory comments on their Facebook postsThe high court has cast doubt on media companies’ claims that they are not responsible for defamatory comments on their social media posts. Fairfax Media and News Corp have taken the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-05-18 07:19:27 UTC ]
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The challenge facing Sally Buzbee at the Washington Post

Since January, when Marty Baron announced his retirement as editor of the Washington Post, the media beat has hummed with speculation about his replacement: Would it be an internal candidate? Or one of a bevy of editors from the New York Times? Or Ben Smith? So it was impressive yesterday when... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-05-12 12:21:00 UTC ]
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Former Washington Post editor Martin Baron is working on a book about Trump, Bezos and the future of journalism

“Collision of Power” will be part memoir and part investigation into what’s ahead for the free press. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-28 16:45:36 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Double-Digit Gains in Sales, Earnings in 2020

Sparked by a strong fourth quarter, Simon & Schuster finished 2020 with both sales and earnings up about 11% over 2019. A slew of adult nonfiction hits helped to drive the gains. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-25 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont UK saw 2019 revenue dip but posted profit ahead of HarperCollins sale

Egmont UK's 2019 revenue decreased 8.9% to £37.9m but the publisher had a £369,000 pre-tax profit in the financial year before the book business was bought by HarperCollins, new figures uploaded to Companies House show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 08:40:13 UTC ]
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Bookshop and Libro Post Strong Sales in 2020

Bookshop and Libro.fm, which help independent booksellers sell online, reported huge gains in 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Owner of Scotsman and Yorkshire Post newspapers bought for £10m

JPL Media announces sale to new publishing group National World for knockdown priceThe media company that owns famous newspapers such as the Scotsman and Yorkshire Post has been sold for just £10m, in a sign of the collapsing value of regional papers.JPI Media announced on Thursday it had been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-31 16:33:33 UTC ]
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Bookstore Sales Post Another Decline in October

Bookstore sales fell 28.8% in October compared to October 2019, according to estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. October was the second consecutive month bookstore sales fell by roughly 28% compared to 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-16 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post

An anthology of writings provides a glimpse into the mind of the Amazon founder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-11-20 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Memoir sales surge in post-Covid market

 Since lockdown ended, sales of biographies and autobiographies have spiked, rising 16% in volume and 20% in value against the same period last year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 06:35:06 UTC ]
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Inside the Washington Post newsroom: History-making moments and good gossip

Former editor Leonard Downie Jr. offers a behind-the-scenes account of his 44 years at the newspaper. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-18 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Wiley Posts Q1 Gains Led by Digital Sales Boost

Higher sales of a range of digital and online products offset continued declines in print revenue, leading to a 2% increase in sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2021 at John Wiley & Sons. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Q2 Profit Gain Despite Sales Decline

Lower production and distribution costs were enough to give Simon & Schuster a 9% increase in earnings in the second quarter, despite an 8% drop in sales. Digital revenue jumped 44% in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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