Posted on 02/09/2021 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The firing of an editorial director long seen as the friendliest face in Big Five publishing for conservatives may or...

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Posted on 02/04/2021 at 02:17 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It isn’t unusual for the loved ones of a famous person, living or dead, to resist or express reservations about...

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Posted on 11/25/2020 at 08:53 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A deal has been struck that could create the world’s first megapublisher, according to the New York Times. ViacomCBS has...

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Posted on 09/18/2020 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Macmillan CEO John Sargent is leaving his job in January. The New York Times reported yesterday that the move, though...

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Posted on 08/31/2020 at 09:55 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A judge has issued a preliminary injunction against an ebook site in response to a lawsuit that Amazon, Penguin Random...

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Tagged As: Amazon, Lawsuit, Publishing

Posted on 08/01/2020 at 04:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We’ve already taken a look at what captured readers’ attention during the first few months of the COVID pandemic and...

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Posted on 07/30/2020 at 11:46 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The founder of the Internet Archive, which launched and then pulled down what it called the National Emergency Library, has...

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Posted on 06/24/2020 at 09:15 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The CEO of Macmillan will step back from day-to-day responsibilities in the publishing company’s US operations, NPR reports. John Sargent’s...

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Tagged As: Diversity, NPR, Publishing

Posted on 06/02/2020 at 09:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

We have two updates from various legal systems to share. First, four publisher-members of the Association of American Publishers have...

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Posted on 03/18/2020 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Macmillan’s much-criticized changes to its ebook licensing policy has been canceled — temporarily. It wasn’t the massive librarian pushback that...

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