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Copyright and Technology 2012: Keeping the Pirates at Bay

With a keynote by Robert Levine, journalist and author of Free Ride, about how the proponents of consumer access to free content are often those who use that content to sell advertising, this year’s  Copyright and Technology New York conference began.  A few in the audience were from book publishing – MIT’s Bill Trippe moderated…Continue Reading

Changing Course?

With Academic Sales Dwindling, University Presses Target the Trade Market With “tectonic changes” rocking the university press empyrean — a withering library market which once scooped up 750 copies of just about every title; steadily shrinking subventions; plunging public funding; and redlining revenues that, one director says, “keep going through lower floors than anyone knew…Continue Reading

Book View, May 2003

PEOPLE Between the Random/Ballantine merger and the “Voluntary Retirement” package, insiders say that the total number of exiting employees is cresting thirty, including Howard Weill ([email protected]), Mike Moran ([email protected]), Ivan Held ([email protected]), Dan Rembert ([email protected]), Kathleen Spinelli (kspinelli@ mac.com), Susan Gilmer ([email protected]), Barbara Greenberg, Erica Muncy, and editors Tracy Brown ([email protected]) and Dan Smetanka. The…Continue Reading