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LBF: Change needed, but publishing still vital

The Bookseller – 2011-04-12

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 12/04/2011 - 09:29 Profile m.d. Andrew Franklin has dismissed self-publishing as irrelevant in a heated debate on the relevance of publishers. The discussion, held at yesterday's London Book Fair, was between Franklin, Bloomsbury's executive director Richard Charkin, the author Cory Doctorow, and technophile James Bridle. read more
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Wall Street Journal rapped over climate change stance

Leading scientists, including climate change experts, complain about opinion piece akin to 'dentists practising cardiology'The Wall Street Journal has received a dressing down from a large group of... | Guardian – 2012-02-02

Media reacts to Waterstones' logo change

The chairman of the Apostrophe Society has called Waterstones' dropping of its apostrophe... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-12

Magazine ABC rule change allows inclusion of overseas digital editions

The Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) has adapted its consumer magazine reporting standards to allow publishers to include their overseas digital editions. | Media Week – 2011-11-03

Foyles to close One New Change today

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 14:06 Foyles has brought the closure of its One New Change branch forward by five months, announcing its last day of trade as today... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-02

Journal Sentinel investigation into Milwaukee cops prompted change before it was published

After a two-year investigation, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported Sunday that 93 police officers have been disciplined for violating state… Read more | Poynter. – 2011-11-02

Another Editorial Shift Change For SPIN Media

SPIN Media announced three new changes to its editorial staff: Caryn Ganz as online editor-in-chief, Christopher R. Weingarten as senior editor and David Bevan as associate editor. | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-11

Eleanor Roosevelt column marked change in coverage of politicians’ wives

Eleanor Roosevelt, born this day in 1884, was a syndicated columnist while first lady and for years after. For 27 years, her “My Day” column was published six days a week, except for a four-day... | Poynter. – 2011-10-11

Foyles to close One New Change store

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Wed, 05/10/2011 - 09:00 Foyles will close its One New Change branch when its lease expires in April 2012 to "free up resources" for its forthcoming... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-05

Waterstone's managers await buying change

Written By: Lisa Campbell and Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 29/07/2011 - 09:25 Store managers at Waterstone’s have been reacting with mixed feelings and some confusion to James Daunt’s... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-28

"Waterstone's approach to buying must change" - Daunt

Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Mon, 18/07/2011 - 09:25 Waterstone's managing director James Daunt has told staff "its approach to buying must change" and said he plans a "complete... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-18

Kent wins Libraries Change Lives award

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 13/07/2011 - 08:41 This year's CILIP Libraries Change Lives award has been won by Kent county council's 'Making the Difference' project. The... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-13

BoSacks: No B.S. : Publishing and Change: The game has just begun.

By Robert M. Sacks I read a quote today that is the impetus for this month's column. It is by Bertrand Russell, who said, "The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem... | Publishing Executive – 2011-06-22

1960: Acquittal of Penguin Books in Lady Chatterley trial helps change nation's cultural landscape

Here was a barrister asking human beings alive now, not the patriarchs of ancient Israel, whether this was a book they would like "their wives and servants" to readThe jury at the Old Bailey found... | Guardian – 2011-05-29

Publishers must change "radically' in digital age - Johnson

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 11/05/2011 - 10:46 Publishers selling direct to readers, printers folding and more agents becoming publishers are some of the implications of... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-11

Think short-term to stay ahead of digital change, publishers told

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 10/05/2011 - 16:07 Publishers should avoid locking themselves into any long term strategy, technology or partnerships in their digital publishing... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-10

Judges to rule on Mosley's 'prior notification' privacy law change

We are on the verge of a momentous judgment by the European Court of Human Rights. According to today's Independent on Sunday, the court's judges will rule this week on Max Mosley's petition to make... | Guardian – 2011-05-08

EU consumer law could change returns period

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 06/05/2011 - 08:43 A London MEP has called on the EU Commission to intervene in a consumer directive which would double the amount of time... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-06

Printing move may mean a change of shape for the Daily Mail

Would the Daily Mail be prepared to change its size in order to adopt the slightly different format of The Sun?That possibility has emerged in the light of rumours that the paper's owner, the Daily... | Guardian – 2011-04-27

Agents mull change to AAA code of practice

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:45 Literary agents are privately ­discussing removing a clause ­preventing them from acting as publishers... | The Bookseller – 2011-04-11

App debate dominates Bologna Tools of Change

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 28/03/2011 - 09:40 The financial risks of app creation and the dilemmas of handling digital co-editions were the hot topics at the Bologna Book... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-28

IPG: Publisher and retailer relationships must change

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 11/03/2011 - 09:02 The relationship between publishers and retailers needs to change if physical bookshops are not to face a "bleak" future, the... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-11

Riggio: American trade on cusp of "transformational change"

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Thu, 10/03/2011 - 09:13 Barnes & Noble chairman Len Riggio has said the American book trade is on the cusp of "transformational growth" led by digital... | The Bookseller – 2011-03-10

Random House E-book Change May Pave Way to IBookstore

In an unexpected about-face, publisher Random House announced on Monday that it would adopt the agency model for e-book sales in the U.S., beginning March 1... | PC World – 2011-03-01

All change at Music Week magazine

Music Week, the magazine that monitors the record industry, has undergone a change at the top - and a clear change of direction. The previous editor, Paul Williams, has become "head of business... | Guardian – 2011-02-10

Apple confirms rule change over e-book apps

Written By: Philip Jones Apple has confirmed that it wants a cut of Amazon's Kindle sales made via its iPad and iPhone apps. The giant hardware company has said that it will no longer allow apps to... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-02

Registration opens for Tools of Change Bologna

Written By: Katie Allen Registration is now open for the first Tools of Change Bologna, which is to be held on 27th March. The conference, which focuses on digital development, will take place a day... | The Bookseller – 2011-02-02

How apps have changed, and might further change, reading habits

Once there was the newspaper and reading it was "the modern man's morning prayer". Now we are inundated with information and news throughout the day, and our reading time is changin. "If you're a... | Editors Weblog – 2011-02-01

Time to Change Co-op?

After several stark years in which stores like Cody's in San Francisco and Davis-Kidd Booksellers in Nashville closed and the nation's second largest chain is teetering more than ever, publishers and... | Publishers Weekly – 2011-01-17

Bob Stein wants to change how people think about the book

He foresees the evolution of reading from a solitary pursuit into a communal, electronically networked activity — something he calls social reading.Back in 1992, virtual eons before the Kindle... | L.A. Times – 2010-12-29

Efficient library service means change, says Vaizey

The statutory requirement to provide a... | The Bookseller – 2010-12-16

CEO: Time to Change Name of Journal Register Co.?

CEO John Paton (left), who is 60 days into a very public campaign to remake the Journal Register Co. "from a collection of newspapers into a true multi-platform news and information media company,"... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-04-05

Ahead of Ownership Change, 'Daytona Beach News-Journal' Lays Off 48

With a change in owners of The Daytona Beach (Fla.) News-Journal set to take place Thursday, the newspaper cut its staff by 10%. Once valued at $300 million, the News-Journal is selling for $20... | Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-30

Decision on Google library likely to change publishing indelibly

Google has been busy. The Internet giant has been copying and storing millions of the world's out-of-print and out-of-copyright books in a vast online archive. | Seattle Times – 2010-03-21

Publishers Urged to Change the Focus of the Copyright Debate

Publishers are losing the battle over copyright in the court of public opinion, panelists at an... | Publishers Wekly – 2010-03-04

Tools Of Change: Publishing Conference Looks To The Future Of Books, Features Arianna Huffington, Ray Kurzweil

Even a cold pouring rain couldn't hold down attendance at O'Reilly Media's fourth annual Tools of Change for Publishing Conference, held once again at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Manhattan. Sold... | The Huffington Post – 2010-02-24

PEN Announces Festival Program, Focus Is On Change

Salman Rushdie and The PEN American Center have announced the program for the Fifth Annual World PEN Voices Festival of International Literature, which will take place in New York April 27 through... | Publishers Wekly – 2009-03-26

On papers' efforts to change for content

Last week came the surprising news that Cablevision, owner of Long Island’s Newsday, plans to start charging for at least some of the content on its web site, perhaps by bundling it with other... | Media Life Magazine – 2009-03-03

Hearst Newspapers Management Shake-Up in '100 Days of Change' Initiative

Hearst Newspapers Thursday announced management changes as part of its so-called "100 Days of Change" initiative, "aimed at challenging traditional thinking across Hearst Newspapers in order to... | Editor And Publisher – 2009-02-05

At The Evening Standard, an agent of change

Some newspaper employees are optimistic, but others are worried about their jobs, and the inexperience of their new leader. | International Herald Tribune – 2009-02-02

ABM’s Women in B-to-B Awards Celebrates an Era of Change

American Business Media president Gordon Hughes opened the Women in Business-to-Business Honors in New York last night by recalling that when he first joined ABM, there was only one woman on its... | Folio Mag – 2009-01-22

Farrar, Straus Publisher Jonathan Galassi Carefully Assures Staff: 'We Are Not Going to Change'

In the paper today, the first half of Pub Crawl focuses on the layoffs that shook up Farrar, Straus and Giroux on Monday as a result of the 64 job cuts ordered by the C.E.O. of the group's parent... | The New York Observer – 2008-12-17

Metcalf Institute publishes book about communicating climate change

( University of Rhode Island ) The Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting has published a book to help scientists and journalists communicate more clearly and effectively with one... | EurekAlert! – 2008-11-19

Harvard Business Publishing Releases Change Management Center

Harvard Business Publishing (, the premier source for management practices, programs and content, today announced the release of Change Management Center, a... | Centre Daily Times – 2008-11-11

At 'Rolling Stone' magazine, the call for change hits home

After more than four decades, its popular large format downsizes to the industry standard Rolling Stone magazine is shrinking with the times. | Sun-Sentinel – 2008-10-15

SPECIAL REPORT: Turn and Face the Change -- With Newspaper Industry in Crisis, 'Everything's on the Table'

In the first installment of a three-part feature, we report that wise cutbacks and broad innovation are the keys to climbing out of crisis, but that's easier said than done. Is Sam Zell (left) too... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-08-21

Nature to launch Climate Change journal

Daniel Griffin, Information World Review , Wednesday 20 August 2008 at 16:08:00 Nature Climate Change will combine physical science research with socio-economic findings The Nature Publishing Group... | – 2008-08-20

The one constant in the newspaper industry is change

A lot of attention is focused on problems in the publishing industry. Undeniably, newspapers are trying to find their way in the 21st century. But with prices for oil and food rising, there are a... | Herald & Review – 2008-08-11

Pinterest Policy Change on the Menu

On today's Morning Media Menu (MP3 link), Social Times staff writer Devon Glenn explained how LinkedIn's new acquisition will change the social network. We talked about J.K. Rowling's first novel... | Media Bistro – 2012-02-24

Review: The Politics of Climate Change and the Global Crisis

A book that rings the alarm bells over how the climate change politics spares the rich and responsible | Hindustan Times – 2012-02-25

How would you change the Nook Tablet?

It's hard not to make a series of reductive comparisons between the Nook Tablet and the Kindle Fire. After all, it's the conflict between Barnes & Noble and Amazon that frames these two 7-inch... | Engadget – 2012-03-19

Will Kindle's Free Samples Change the Structures of Plots?

Search-engine optimization reshaped the craft of a good headline. Will Amazon's book promotions have a similar effect on novels? | The Atlantic – 2012-03-21

"Major change" predicted for French e-book market

An advisory body to the French prime minister has predicted that e-books are about to shake up... | The Bookseller – 2012-03-22

WSJ Can Change Digital Subscriber Price On The Fly, Says Court

In 2006, the publisher of the Wall Street Journal (NSDQ: NWS) spun off financial magazine Barron’s Online and required subscribers to pay more if they wanted to keep reading... | Editor & Publisher – 2012-03-26

Review: 'Engines of Change' by Paul Ingrassia details key cars

In 'Engines of Change,' Paul Ingrassia looks at history through 15 iconic cars, including the Ford Model T, Chevrolet Corvette, Volkswagen Beetle, Toyota Prius.It would be impossible to count the... | Los Angeles Times – 2012-05-15

10 book-apps that might change Julia Donaldson's mind about Gruffalo apps

Author isn't keen on the idea, but perhaps if she saw what some developers have been doing...The Gruffalo deserves its status as one of the most popular children's books in the world: beautiful... | Guardian – 2012-05-17

HarperCollins distribution hit after systems change

The switchover to a new computer system at HarperCollins’ Glasgow distribution centres has... | The Bookseller – 2012-05-31

Libel Reform Campaign lobbies for Bill change

The Libel Reform Campaign is calling on supporters to make a "final push for a truly fair... | The Bookseller – 2012-06-25

Wiley to change journal licensing 'immediately'

John Wiley & Sons is changing the way it licenses journals published under its Open Access... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-14

First UK Nook Christmas could see digital 'step change'

Analysts have predicted that this Christmas could herald a "real step change" for... | The Bookseller – 2012-08-24

Amazon Changed Reading. Now It Could Change Writing

Throughout its 17-year history, Amazon has helped change the way that books are sold, the format in which they’re read and how they are published. Now it could change how they’re written. In... | Fast Company – 2012-09-07

Neale: 'immediate' need to change bookselling model

The Bookseller Association’s president Patrick Neale has said the need to change the... | The Bookseller – 2012-09-18

AA to change comp tie-in after winner disqualified

AA Publishing has moved quickly to correct the digital version of its book Landscape Photographer... | The Bookseller – 2012-11-06

Would You Change Your Name for a Book?

In 2012, enough female writers are still changing their names to appear as men to merit a piece in The Wall Street Journal today. Which is to say, there is still a long way to go.Related... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-12-07

New Executive Director Bringing Change to The SCIBA

With the appointment of new executive director Andrea Vuleta in January, the Southern California Independent Booksellers Association is looking forward to the implementation of changes that will... | Publishers Weekly – 2013-02-01

Exam change 'pressurises education publishers'

Education secretary Michael Gove's announcement of changes to the A-Level exam system has... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-04

‘Step change’ for birders with Bloomsbury e-books

Bloomsbury is launching a series of ornithology titles as enhanced e-books which will include... | The Bookseller – 2013-02-26

Authors face change as Amazon tightens affiliate policy on free Kindle books

Amazon is cracking down on a policy that allows blogs and websites to earn money when users download free ebooks through their affiliate links. That means big changes in the ways that some... | GigaOM – 2013-02-27

Yes, Even the Smallest Publisher Can Change the World

Even the most modest publishing efforts, when done in the right context, can change the world. Nowhere is this better demonstrated than by Imagine Asia's work in Afghanistan. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-03-11

O’Reilly Announces Closure of Tools of Change Conference and Blog

O'Reilly Media will close down its popular digital publishing conference, Tools of Change, but Tim O'Reilly promises to continue innovating the publishing process. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-03

Big Data and MOOCs Herald Change for Academic Publishers

This year's US Innovations Seminar of the International Association of STM Publishers focused on the impact of data mining, MOOCs and new author/researcher tools. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-05-07

New ebook DRM will change the text of a story to prevent piracy

Don't judge a book by its content -- at least not if it's copy-protected: German researchers are working on a new DRM system that would change individual words of a story to track pirated book copies... | GigaOM – 2013-06-15

New DRM Will Change the Words in Your E-Book

The next e-book you buy might not exactly match the printed version. And those changes are there to make sure you're not a pirate.     | Wired – 2013-06-18

Google News Becomes Opt-In For German Publishers After Copyright Law Change

Since Google News began, publishers have complained that it scrapes their content and offers little in return, letting readers get vital parts of stories as short snippets. In late 2012, the site... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-24

On the 'L,' e-books change spy game

Mapping what a city reads through public transportationStrange as it sounds, reading a book while sitting on public transportation may be what I like best about living in a big city. I would even go... | Chicago Tribune – 2012-06-08

Future of Some Major Newspapers About to Change

The fate of several prominent U.S. newspapers could be irrevocably altered in coming weeks as publishers make restructuring moves. Facing declining ad revenue and readership, large newspaper... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-06-28

Apple's Price-Fixing Guilt Won't Change the E-Book Market

The ruling that Apple was the center of a conspiracy to fix prices on e-books will have only modest impact on publishers | Business Week – 2013-07-10

What Is a “Literary Change Agent”? And What’s Ethical?

Literary agent April Eberhardt describes her two-tiered offer to author-clients: one contract is a traditional deal, the other is a publishing consultancy. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-07-15

Top New York VC Joshua Kushner has a new company, Oscar, that wants to change health care

Oscar is the name of the healthcare insurance focused startup co-founded by Joshua Kushner, well known for his investments in companies such as Warby Parker, Fab and Instagram. Forbes magazine has... | GigaOM – 2013-07-18

Infographic: How Global Warming Will Change the Face of Winemaking

You can book a wine-tasting trip to Washington state now ... or you can wait a few decades     | Wired – 2013-07-29

Groups oppose proposed change to Internet content 'safe harbor'

A proposed change to U.S. law that would allow state attorneys general to hold websites liable for content posted by users is a "dangerous path," a group of tech trade groups and legal scholars said... | PC World – 2013-08-01

New York Public Library's reno plans spark debate over change

Plans for a major change within the landmark New York Public Library's flagship building have kindled an intellectual culture clash over its direction and the future of libraries themselves. | CBC – 2013-08-01

Can brands create change through advert and sponsorship bans?

As companies pull their adverts from controversial site, is it just brand protection or are they interested in meaningful social change?The list of organisations deserting seems to get... | Guardian – 2013-08-09

The Cofounder Of Wordpress On Using Publishing To Push Change

Editor's NoteThis is the latest entry in Catchafire's Generosity Series, a multi–month celebration and investigation of bold generosity with the goal of understanding its causes, its benefits,... | Fast Company – 2013-08-19

VIDEO: E-book extras spell change for books

With the rapid increase in self-published books around the world, major publishing houses are having to find new ways to maintain their market share. | BBC World – 2013-08-23

Climate Change May Have Impacted Half of 2012's Extreme Weather

One of the first questions asked in the wake of extreme weather events is: "Is this due to climate change?" In a report published online today in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,... | Wired – 2013-09-06

Plus Ca Change

By Lynn Rosen The September issue of Inc. contains what the magazine calls "The Inc. 500," their list of the... | Publishing Executive – 2013-09-01

Climate change pushing lobster north, study says

Climate change is a big factor for lobsters and other marine species moving north in large numbers, according to new research published in the journal Science, co-authored by a Halifax university... | CBC – 2013-09-21

CILIP rejects name change and has no confidence in Vaizey

CILIP, the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals, has voted to retain its... | The Bookseller – 2013-09-21

This clickbait headline generator will change your life

NewsWhip | TheWrap | Joy Mayer NewsWhip has a new tool for publishers befuddled by the move from headlines optimized for search engines toward those optimized for sharing. Its... | Poynter. – 2013-09-27

The new IPCC climate change report makes deniers overheat | Michael Mann

As their erroneous efforts to discredit the 'Hockey Stick' curve reveal, sceptics are tying themselves in knots to maintain denialIt happens every six years or so: the Intergovernmental Panel on... | Guardian – 2013-09-28

What Jennifer Lawrence & Josh Hutcherson Would Change About 'The Hunger Games'

"The Hunger Games" grossed $691 million worldwide and scored an 84 percent positive rating from critics on the review aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes, but that doesn't mean it was perfect. In a new... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-03

Small Paper Sees Big Lift With CMS Change

Most small newspapers would be happy with an online publishing system that solves more headaches than it creates. Finding software that makes digital revenue and reader traffic skyrocket seems like... | Editor & Publisher – 2013-10-04

Could A New "Privacy Generation" Change Our Surveillance Politics?

The United States needs to strike a balance between respecting individual freedoms and protecting national security, says everyone from the director of national intelligence to the Electronic... | Fast Company – 2013-10-09

Managing Change and Safeguarding Journalism

For four centuries the people who publish information have played a central role in the development of modern civilization, first and foremost through newspapers. Today the digital revolution is... | HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-15

Iranian Publishers Hope for Change Under New Regime

Under the Iran's new government, the publishing industry promises to be more open and has produced its first ever Persian translation catalog. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-17

Would You Change Your Book to Appease Chinese Censors?

A look at some of the compromises made by both Americans and their publishers to please Chinese censors and have their books available to a potential readership of millions. | Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-22

Here's Who The 'Monuments Men' Release Date Change Helps

Another day, another movie makes a shocking exit from awards season: As first reported by the Los Angeles Times, George Clooney's "The Monuments Men" won't be ready for its Dec. 18 release date... | The Huffington Post – 2013-10-23

Atlantic Wire To Change Name To 'The Wire'

Atlantic Media is gearing up for a relaunch of its prodigious news aggregator, The Atlantic Wire, Capital has learned. As part of the change, which is slated for sometime in November, the site will... | HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-25

The readers' editor on… publishing letters from climate change deniers | Chris Elliott

Publishing views heretical to the scientific orthodoxy should not be ruled out, but must be treated with cautionShould news organisations give climate change deniers the opportunity to make the bald... | Guardian – 2013-10-28

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