Xelena González on #DignidadLiteraria and Pushing Publishing to Be Better

This year, authors called out inequality with as much gusto as their colleagues in publishing proper. 'PW' spoke with author Xelena González about her experience with the #DignidadLiteraria movement, what she sees changing in the business, and what she knows still needs to change. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Larry Flynt, controversial porn publisher who pushed limits of free speech, dead at 78

Hustler magazine publisher Larry Flynt Jr., the self-described "smut peddler who cares" who used his pornography empire and flair for the outrageous to push the limits of free speech, has died at the age of 78. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-02-11 02:25:53 UTC ]
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Big Publishing Pushes Out Trump’s Last Fan

Top editors at Hachette have told employees that they’ve learned the lessons of the Capitol siege of Jan. 6: no hate speech, no incitement to violence, no false narratives. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-02-07 22:15:06 UTC ]
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Will Poetry Push This Publisher Through the Pandemic?

Kansas City, Mo.–based Andrews McMeel Publishing is seeing strong sales despite disruptions caused by the ongoing pandemic—and poetry has a whole lot to do with it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Professionals Push for Diversification Throughout Industry

Beyond the hiring of diverse editors, four publishing insiders said in a conversation sponsored by the Aspen Institute that if the needs of BIPOC readers are to be met, the industry must bring more diversity throughout the book publishing ecosystem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The Pandemic Pushed Publishing Into the Digital Realm. So What's Next?

With the digital future arriving early, publishers are going to need to adapt, writes Steve Sieck. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Association pushes Johnson to scrap reading tax

The Publishers Association (PA) has upped its Axe the Reading Tax Campaign, as a new survey has found that 71% of adults think that VAT should not be charged on any reading materials—digital or print. The survey also reveals that 50% of respondents said that a cut to the tax would inspire them... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 09:11:28 UTC ]
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Welbeck Publishing primed for fiction push

After the buyout of Carlton Books, Mark Smith and Marcus Leaver will look to fiction to build on the publisher’s non-fiction base.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-11 02:23:42 UTC ]
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Pushing Diversity Forward in Publishing

People of Color In Publishing and We Need Diverse Books teamed up for a town hall this month that shows how far publishing has come regarding diversity—and how much further it needs to go. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, you're focusing on the wrong metric for push notifications

With push notifications, there's never been a more direct way for publishers to build brand evangelism and reach their audience. But if the digital publishing community focuses on incomplete metrics, then there's a real risk of breaking the whole system, echoing recent statements from the IAB... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins

A study commissioned by Ingram finds that students delay or avoid purchasing expensive textbooks. Education publishers respond with digital textbooks. The post Education Publishers Push Digital Content as the New School Year Begins appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Without big news to push, some publishers sit out NewFronts

Fresh off the heels of its $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc., Meredith made its NewFronts debut on Thursday morning, pitching its upcoming video to an assembly of digital ad buyers. But Meredith's arrival comes as the number of presenters at the annual New York event has dropped to 16 from... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers Careful About Pushing Graham Titles

There are a plethora of titles about Billy Graham already in print and some have seen an uptick in sales even as publishers limit new marketing efforts out of respect for late evangelist. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers eye push notifications in aftermath of Facebook news feed changes

Push notifications have gotten more sophisticated as publishers try to build deeper direct connections with readers. The post Publishers eye push notifications in aftermath of Facebook news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-01-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Best of the week: Amazon makes push for video publishers

This week, our top stories examined Amazon’s video platform and Facebook’s tool that will give publishers more Instant Articles performance data. The post Best of the week: Amazon makes push for video publishers appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Beat: Publishers push back on Facebook’s dominance

Top publishing executives are focusing on strengthening direct connections with their audience. The post The Beat: Publishers push back on Facebook’s dominance appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pottermore’s publishing push

Philip Jones reflects on Pottermore's latest move and explores the future of the business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bonnier Publishing in US growth push

Bonnier Publishing is launching a new US division, Bonnier Publishing USA, as part of "an ambitious programme for growth" in the territory lead by group c.e.o Richard Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook to Push Friends' Posts Higher, Likely to Publishers' Detriment

It's a fact: Most publishers rely on Facebook for a significant portion of their referral traffic. As such, they watch carefully as Facebook makes decisions about what kind of content to prioritize in the all-important News Feed product that is at the center of the social network.On Wednesday,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tribune Publishing's No.2 shareholder pushes for sale

The second-largest shareholder of Los Angeles Times owner Tribune Publishing said Wednesday that passing up a buyout offer from rival publishing company Gannett could "destroy enormous shareholder value."  In a letter sent to Tribune's board and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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