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Doorley new Hachette Ireland editorial director

The Bookseller – 2012-01-24

Hachette Ireland has promoted commissioning editor Ciara Doorley to the position of editorial...
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Ebooks and apps innovation exciting publishers despite price concerns

Guardian – 2012-01-13

Companies hope quality will be key weapon against wave of 99p competition on ebook and app storesThe evolution of books into interactive, digital products is far from over, according to Henry Volans, head of digital publishing at Faber & Faber....
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S&S' Midson to become publicity consultant

The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Simon & Schuster non-fiction commissioning editor Colin Midson is leaving the company to set...
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Hey joins S&S as senior commissioning editor

The Bookseller – 2012-01-11

Simon & Schuster has appointed Claire Hey as senior commissioning editor for fiction,...
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21st-century publishing builds on a healthy radical tradition

Guardian – 2011-12-18

Far from killing off the book, the digital age is proving a boon to innovative publishers and authors, many of whom are using new technology to breathe life back into old ideas. Here, we survey four of the most interesting venturesUnbound: the...
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NYT CEO Janet Robinson to step down

Guardian – 2011-12-16

NYT chairman and publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr to be interim chief executive when Robinson retires at end of 2011New York Times chief executive Janet Robinson is to step down after seven years, but will receive $4.5m (£2.9m) to stay on for 12...
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Two for Avon's Hogg

The Bookseller – 2011-12-15

Avon commissioning editor Caroline Hogg has made her first acquisition for the publisher, a two-...
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Chandler moves from Orion to Sphere

The Bookseller – 2011-12-07

Sphere has appointed a new commissioning editor for crime and thriller fiction. Jade Chandler,...
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European Commission opens formal investigation into sale of e-books

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

The European Commission has announced it has opened formal antitrust proceedings to investigate...
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OFT closes e-book probe, but EC inquiry continues

The Bookseller – 2011-12-06

The European Commission has announced it has opened formal antitrust proceedings to investigate...
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Andrew Rashbass: 'The biggest reason we're successful is that we are lucky'

Guardian – 2011-11-27

Economist's chief executive explains how a mistake transformed his website and why he is relaxed about losing print salesAndrew Rashbass, the chief executive of the Economist group, starts by putting it down to good fortune. That's not the financial...
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Atlantic appoints O'Keeffe as editorial director

The Bookseller – 2011-11-25

Atlantic Books has appointed Sara O'Keeffe, currently a senior commissioning editor at Orion...
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Leveson inquiry warned of threat to media freedom

Guardian – 2011-11-16

Phone hacking hearing told by News International and Mail group to avoid overreacting with a stringent system of regulationThe country's two most powerful newspaper groups have struck a defiant note at the Leveson inquiry into press standards,...
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'58% of public have lost trust in papers'

Guardian – 2011-11-14

YouGov survey reveals negative impact of phone-hacking saga on the British pressMore than half of the British public say the phone-hacking scandal has damaged their trust in UK newspapers, according to a survey commissioned by the American public...
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Does Apple have an antitrust problem?

Guardian – 2011-11-14

Apple has life and death power over the apps it harbours in its store – could this lead to the company facing antitrust issues similar to those that Microsoft had in the 90s?Will Apple face the type of antitrust issues Microsoft had to contend with...
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Templar unveils ambitious growth plan

The Bookseller – 2011-11-14

Written By: Caroline Horn Publication Date: Mon, 14/11/2011 - 08:15 Templar plans to grow its fiction output to 35 titles by 2013, following its move into fiction last year with an initial seven titles. The biggest growth will be in young fiction,...
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Oneworld tunes into Radio Congo

The Bookseller – 2011-11-11

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 11/11/2011 - 10:59 Oneworld has acquired a book called Radio Congo: Signals of Hope from Africa's Deadliest War by Ben Rawlence. Senior commissioning editor Robin Dennis acquired world rights...
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THP to reveal Dracula's 'Ripper code'

The Bookseller – 2011-11-09

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 09/11/2011 - 08:07 The History Press is to publish a title which claims to offer new insights into the historical phenomenon of Jack the Ripper and the creation of Bram Stoker's Dracula. The...
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S&S buys memoir by swimming legend Thorpe

The Bookseller – 2011-11-04

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 10:54 Simon & Schuster has bought rights to an autobiography by Australian swimming star Ian Thorpe. World rights from Jonathan Kilmartin and Sarah Wooldridge at IMG by Larissa Edwards,...
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Harvill Secker appoints dedicated crime editor

The Bookseller – 2011-11-03

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 15:23 Harvill Secker has appointed Alison Hennessey as its senior crime editor. She will begin in the newly created role in January 2012 and joins from Vintage where she was editor and...
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