Why I Publish Ebooks on Paper for South Africans

Arthur Attwell, founder of Paperight, explains why his company has leveraged the network of photocopy shops throughout South Africa to cater to hard-to-reach readers. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South African publishers investigated for alleged price-fixing

The Publishers’ Association of South Africa (PASA) and its 91 members are under investigation by the country's competition authority over alleged price-fixing on books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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South African education lists fear state publishing move

Educational publishers in South Africa are meeting with the National Department of Basic Education this week in a bid to allay fears over a potential move towards state publishing that trade figures believe would “totally decimate” the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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South African newspaper publisher considering £28m offer

Blackstar investment company wants to obtain full ownership of Times Media Group Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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African publishers should publish more books in African languages, says Ngugi wa Thing’o

African publishers should publish more books in indigenous languages to stop their disappearance and to increase the awareness of African writers in their own countries, the celebrated Kenyan writer and activist Ngugi wa Thing’o told delegates at the second International Publishers Association... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-13 23:53:47 UTC ]
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Global Publishing Leaders 2016: China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd

China South Publishing & Media Co. Ltd. was established in 2008 to operate the publishing businesses owned by Hunan Publishing Investment Holding Group, which was created in 2001 as an investing and operating enterprise authorized by the Hunan Provincial Government. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Global Publishing Leaders 2015: China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd.

China South Publishing & Media Co. Ltd. was established in 2008 to operate the publishing businesses owned by Hunan Publishing Investment Holding Group. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Can Independent Publishers Rescue in South Korean Publishing?

Independent publishing and bookstores that offering indie press books are lone bright spots in an otherwise depressed South Korean publishing landscape. The post Can Independent Publishers Rescue in South Korean Publishing? appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Global Publishing Leaders 2014: China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd

China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd (ZhongNan) is a book and newspaper publisher and printer. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Small Publishers’ Catalogue Offers Listing of African Publishers and More

The 2013 Small Publishers' Catalogue Africa offers more than just a listing of small African publishers: it's a guide to inspire small publishers from around the world. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publishers Worry as Ebooks Fly off Libraries' Virtual Shelves

Checkouts of digital books from a popular service are up 52 percent since March. Publishers say their easy availability hurts sales. Continue reading at Wired

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South China Morning Post is the Latest Publisher to Swear Off Third-Party Data

South China Morning Post is the latest news publisher to build its own first-party data platform, which it’s calling Lighthouse. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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'It's a real battle': African authors fight for publishing independence

Francophone African books are still very often published by French imprints, which can make them hard to get at home. But there is a growing push for changeWhen Cameroonian author Daniel Alain Nsegbe first saw his debut novel for sale in his home city of Douala, the price was so high “you would... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A News Publisher in South Africa Briefly Considered Shutting Down but ‘Simply Could Not’

At the northern tip of South Africa, bounded by Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique, Limpopo Province might seem a world away from the Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Serving Writers and Readers: African American Publishing

From student workshops and academic conferences to literary awards and book clubs, African American literary organizations work to support writers and readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture

The Book Development Council is readying its 2019 National Book Week, South African Book Fair and national indigenous language festivals. The post South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-28 05:30:32 UTC ]
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Kenya Publishers Association’s Lawrence Njagi at Nairobi: ‘African Languages’

In a warm welcome to the 'Africa Rising' conference delegates in Nairobi, Kenya Publishers Association chair Lawrence Njagi warns that without more indigenous-language publishing, children could face losing some of their lingistic identity. The post Kenya Publishers Association’s Lawrence Njagi... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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International Publishers Association Partners With UAE’s Dubai Cares on African Challenges

The new IPA-Dubai Cares partnership provides close to $1 million for efforts ‘to address pressing African publishing ecosystem challenges.' The post International Publishers Association Partners With UAE’s Dubai Cares on African Challenges appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Russian Book Publishers Say Paper Costs, High Inventories, Are Limiting Production

In Russia's book market, high bookstore inventory levels and rising paper prices are prompting publishers to consider cutting back on book production in 2019. The post Russian Book Publishers Say Paper Costs, High Inventories, Are Limiting Production appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Rebuck's pioneering publishing career explored on 'South Bank Show'

Baroness Gail Rebuck, chair of Penguin Random House UK, has told "The South Bank Show" that she gave herself just 100 days to prove she could be chief executive of a major publishing business, after taking over the reins at Random House in 1991. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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