Digital media companies are headed for a crash, Hearst Magazines president David Carey says

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Digital media companies are headed for a crash, Hearst Magazines president David Carey says

And unlike other magazine publishers, David Carey says he's in no rush to change that. “We reject this notion of 'digital first,' because we think that denigrates the core business,” said Carey, the president of Hearst Magazines, on the latest episode of Recode Media with Peter Kafka. “We think there's a
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Duke University Press, Mathematical Sciences Publishers and Project Euclid announce new …

Richard Bevan, who has been CEO of Emerald Group (incorporating Emerald Publishing, Research Media, GoodPractice and Towards Maturity) since 2010, will take on the additional role of Executive Chairman of Emerald Group, with its Founder, Dr Keith Howard, stepping down as Chairman after 50
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Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School in Limerick

May. 3. University of Limerick. Castletroy, Limerick, V94 T9PX, Ireland. This event will recur Every Day until May. 6, 2018. Frank McCourt Creative Writing Summer School in Limerick
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China Focus: Book fair unveils "age of audio books"

“Integrating AI with the digital publishing industry will promote content display and improve reading experiences.” China's book retail sales totaled 80.3 billion yuan in 2017, up 14.55 percent year on year, according to a report issued at the book fair. Sales through online channels grew by 25.82 percent
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Sharethrough Bolsters Leadership Team, Adds Veteran Media Executive Dina Roman as Chief …

Founded in 2008, Sharethrough is the leading global native advertising platform, helping publishers maximize revenue and brands earn meaningful attention by powering ads that fit into – rather than interrupt – the audience experience. Sharethrough's flagship product, Sharethrough for Publishers (SFP),
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How social media influenced Farsali's best-selling skin-care line

Even the names of the brand's products capitalize on social media trends: Its Rose Gold Elixir and Unicorn Essence are the top two best sellers. While the Elixir is merely a dry-oil moisturizer said to reduce fine lines and discoloration, it's amped up by 24-karat gold flakes and an Insta-worthy application
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Morning Softs Report 01/11/18

However, the hurricanes and the freeze appear to have really damaged quality and the quality losses have forced mills and exporters to pay up for better quality Cotton. Producers remain limited sellers at best. Prices can remain generally strong even if a short-term top has been found. Mills are caught
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“The Children Are Reading” By Gabriel Fried

… which was named a top poetry collection of 2007 by Foreword Reviews and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. He is also the editor of an anthology, “Heart of the Order: Baseball Poems,” and longtime poetry editor of Persea Books. He teaches in the creative writing program at the University of Missouri.
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Want to Voice Audiobooks? Here's What You Should Know

How do you land your first book? And how can you reach out to publishers for prestige projects? We discuss all of these things and more! Joining me are two of the world's top audiobook narrators. They are multi-award winners, respected coaches, and have narrated well over a thousand books between
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Bulgarian publishers want an EC investigation into the country's media market

UPB also proposes that EU send international prosecutors to monitor the indictments and pre-trial investigations against journalists and publishers in Bulgaria. The European Commission should request bigger transparency and tighten control over the way communication funding under EU programmes
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Publisher scraps reprint of French writer Céline's anti-Semitic essays

The publisher had earlier insisted that the pamphlets, which have been out of print since 1945, would be put “in their context as writings of great violence and marked by the anti-Semitic hatred of the author.” It claimed that it wanted to issue a “critical edition” of the anti-Jewish diatribes, which have
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Facebook signs music deals for Irving Azoff's GMR, Kobalt and indie publishers

Facebook's latest music-licensing deal, following its agreements with Universal Music Group and Sony/ATV, is something a corker: it's with Irving Azoff's Global Music Rights. That would be the Irving Azoff who's regularly castigated YouTube in recent times over its licensing and royalty payments?
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