Watch a pastry chef try to make gourmet Doritos: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here’s the previous edition. Today’s edition of Publisher’s Brief focuses on awesome content because, well, that’s ultimately the point, right? First up, a report from the spring edition of Pop-Up Magazine, which I witnessed last night in New York at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House. Pop-Up entirely filled the historic, 2,109-seat theater in the wake of sold-out shows at similarly stately venues in San Francisco, Oakland, Portland, Seattle and Los Angeles over the past couple of weeks. (The last stop on the spring tour: Washington, D.C., this Friday night. If you’re in D.C., go! There are, as of this writing, still $29 and $39 tickets left.) Pop-Up has been going strong since 2009, when it was founded in San Francisco by Douglas McGray, Lauren Smith, Derek Fagerstrom, Evan Ratliff and Maili Holiman. The company and its critically-acclaimed sibling publication, The California Sunday Magazine, were both acquired last year by the Emerson Collective, an advocacy/media company founded by Laurene Powell Jobs that became the majority investor in The Atlantic in 2017. Pop-Up calls itself “a magazine performed live”—which, in practice, means that about eight or nine storytellers take the stage for roughly 10 or 15 minutes each (the line-up varies from city to city,... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

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Recycle, reuse … re-publish? How publishers make what’s old new again

Despicable or brilliant? How three publishers have grown, at least in part by repurposing or resurfacing old content. The post Recycle, reuse … re-publish? How publishers make what’s old new again appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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The spellbinding ‘Revival Season’ makes Monica West an author to watch

West joins American writers who have tackled the significance of the Black church as a locus for community organizing that can also harm those seeking spiritual refuge. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-05-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. Book Show: Making Publishing More Inclusive Demands Leadership

On the anniversary of the death of George Floyd, a panel at the U.S. Book Show discussed the challenges of and best practices for establishing a more inclusive publishing industry. It starts a the top, with a leadership that is willing to embrace the process of change. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Hodder to publish the story behind the making of the Oxford vaccine

Hodder & Stoughton is publishing the inside story of the Oxford coronavirus vaccine written by two of the leading scientists who developed it, Professor Sarah Gilbert and Dr Catherine Green. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 06:00:52 UTC ]
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Publishers, help us make this a 'reading Christmas', say booksellers

Booksellers are relying on support and innovation from publishers to help drive sales this year, as the industry's retailers urge the public to shop locally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-19 07:03:01 UTC ]
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‘Reestablishing our journalistic value’: Publishers make more of their exclusive subscriber content

As much as 10% of the content that some news publishers produce is now available only to paying readers. The post ‘Reestablishing our journalistic value’: Publishers make more of their exclusive subscriber content appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-11-17 05:01:17 UTC ]
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California’s Self-help and Spirituality Publishers Make a Difference

California’s self-help and spirituality publishers step up to provide encouragement Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Network to make children's publishing less London-centric, say CBN founders

The founders of Children's Book North have advised industry staffers in the north to network as they look to reduce publishing's London focus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 20:38:57 UTC ]
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Did a Revolution in Latin American Publishing Make One Hundred Years of Solitude the Success It Is Today?

When One Hundred Years of Solitude hit the market in 1967, the book industry in Spanish was booming. This situation was unimaginable for most writers and critics just a few years before. “How can literature exist,” writer Mario Vargas Llosa asked, “in countries where there are no publishing... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-11 08:48:47 UTC ]
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Publishing must make room for disabled authors - for its own good

Attention to diversity has yet to pay much heed to us, but we are the biggest minority in the world, so if space is cleared everyone stands to win As a disabled writer, it has been a little strange to watch publishers rush to put on online events during the pandemic. Authors have been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-04 14:00:57 UTC ]
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DK to publish follow-up to Rebecca Wilson's What Mummy Makes

DK will to publish ​What Mummy Makes: Family Meal Planner ​in December 2020, the follow-up to ​What Mummy Makes: Cook Just Once for You and Your Baby ​by Rebecca Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-26 14:00:44 UTC ]
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UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests

'Concerned about future solvency as a consequence of supply chain interruption,' British publishers appeal to the UK government for swift financial aid. The post UK’s Publishers Association Makes a Five-Point List of Requests appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-28 15:40:50 UTC ]
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Watch the L.A. Times Book Club's virtual meet-up with author Fanny Singer and chef Alice Waters

'Always Home' author Fanny Singer worries more about running out of garlic than toilet paper. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-22 22:32:48 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury Absolute to publish chef Calum Franklin's first cookbook

Bloomsbury Absolute is set to publish Calum Franklin's debut cookbook in the autumn. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 05:46:12 UTC ]
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Google makes it easier for studios to self-publish Stadia games

Google has launched a new program called Stadia Makers that could lead to the release of more titles for the platform, particularly ones from experienced indie developers. The tech giant has announced the project during its virtual Games Developer Su... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2020-03-24 12:31:00 UTC ]
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Emerald Publishing launches £20,000 fund to make coronavirus research available

Emerald Publishing has launched a £20,000 fund to cover article processing charges, supporting social scientists in making their research on health emergencies such as coronavirus rapidly available.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-16 15:58:43 UTC ]
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Coronavirus: International Publishers Make COVID-19 Research Content Freely Available

Research houses and scholarly publishers and associations are pooling their content for professional and public access free of charge. The post Coronavirus: International Publishers Make COVID-19 Research Content Freely Available appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-16 08:15:00 UTC ]
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Sports Publisher Minute Media Makes Half Its Revenue from Licensing Tech

Many digital publishers looking for alternative revenue streams to advertising turn to subscriptions and commerce. But Minute mMedia, home to Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-03-03 18:30:12 UTC ]
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Publishers keep a watchful eye on intricate non-fiction as LBF approaches

Despite fears around the coronavirus disrupting the London Book Fair, agents are reporting undimmed interest in highbrow but accessible non-fiction, with feminist fiction also faring well.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-28 02:35:06 UTC ]
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