Hearst Magazines has announced the launch of two new illustrated lifestyle book imprints, Hearst Home and Hearst Kids, which are designed to take advantage of the media company’s portfolio of brands.
At a hearing on Wednesday, judge Valerie Caproni kept Audible lawyers on their heels, but it isn't clear if a preliminary injunction is in the offing.
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In the wake of a series of recent reports on book banning in the nation’s prison systems, PEN America has released a new policy report that condemns the practice and issues an urgent call for reform.
The groups argue Audible should be required to "license the rights it seeks to exploit for its profit—just as others must—as required by copyright law and fundamental fairness.”
Lawyers for Audible are doubling down on their claim that a lawsuit filed by seven publishers over Audible’s forthcoming Captions program is fundamentally a contract dispute.
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Through a deal with Apple, titles selected for the club will be promoted in the tech giant's bookstore, and authors of those books selected will be interviewed by Oprah Winfrey in a new series that will stream on Apple's new streaming service, Apple TV+.
In filings made September 20, lawyers for publishers rejected Audible's suggestion that the dispute over Captions is a contract issue, and argued that the program, if allowed to include their works, would clearly infringe their copyrights and cause 'irreparable' harm.
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Baker & Taylor Publisher Services has signed 12 new sales and distribution partner agreements, including five Christian publishers.
HarperCollins has teamed with the Ingram Content Group to create a year-round quick reorder program for bookstores in 10 western states.
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This fall, U.K. publisher Can of Worms is publishing a memoir by an 88-year-old Holocaust survivor that it acquired this past spring at the London Book Fair from hybrid publisher White River Press.
The U.S. Justice Department this week filed suit against former NSA contractor and whistleblower Edward Snowden and his publisher, Macmillan, looking to seize Snowden's proceeds from his new memoir, arguing that the manuscript violates nondisclosure agreements Snowden signed.
In a pair of briefs, Audible argued that Captions is simply a tool for enhancing audiobooks, and rejected what they see as an attempt to “paint Audible and its customers as copyright pirates guilty of ‘classic, willful' copyright infringement.’
In a letter, shared with PW, Audible acknowledged they had received a September 9 IBPA request to exclude 27 IBPA members from the Captions program, and replied that the program would launch on a limited basis only.
The streaming, publishing, and distribution platform offering online global access to anime, manga, and other Asian pop content, has acquired a majority interest in Viz Media Europe Group, a key distributor of manga and anime in Europe.
The first six months of 2019 were something of a mixed bag for trade publishers whose financial results are publicly reported.