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telegraph.co.uk - Craig Simpson - White middle-class women elbow men out of publishing industry in sexism row
White middle-class women elbow men out of publishing industry in sexism row
The Telegraph

Men have been pushed out of publishing, a female industry insider has admitted, as “white, middle-class women” hold positions of power. Women continuing to outnumber men in publishing is a “disappointing” trend…

bmj.com - Why publish open access with BMJ?
Why publish open access with BMJ?
BMJ

BMJ is a pioneer and champion of open access. We support and promote a future built on the principle of unrestricted access to the outputs of medical research, encouraging scientific discourse and facilitating further medical advances. Publishing…

businessinsider.com - Isobel Asher Hamilton - Facebook Papers: new details from leaked docs just published
Facebook Papers: new details from leaked docs just published
Business Insider

17 news organizations reviewed Facebook documents leaked by whistleblower Frances Haugen. The organizations published a flurry of reports Monday based on those documents, known as the Facebook Papers. The topics range from Facebook's fading…

venturebeat.com - Dean Takahashi - Goodgame launches internal publishing and unveils War Alliance mobile game
Goodgame launches internal publishing and unveils War Alliance mobile game
VentureBeat

Join gaming leaders online at GamesBeat Summit Next this upcoming November 9-10. Learn more about what comes next. Goodgame Studios has started an in-house publishing department and is kicking it off with its first title, the mobile game War…

businessinsider.com - Martin Coulter - Traffic to illegal book piracy sites surged after Google tweaked its search algorithm in 2021, data shows: 'Publishers are losing a ton of money.
Traffic to illegal book piracy sites surged after Google tweaked its search algorithm in 2021, data shows: 'Publishers are losing a ton of money.
Business Insider

Recent Google search algorithm changes may have exacerbated online book piracy, according to new research. Textbook subscription service Perlego analyzed traffic to book-piracy sites and found surges coinciding with the updates. Textbook publisher…

nature.com - Predatory publishers' latest scam: bootlegged and rebranded papers
Predatory publishers' latest scam: bootlegged and rebranded papers
Nature

In 2018, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) won a US$50-million ruling against the publisher OMICS for deceptive business practices. The FTC's investigation found that OMICS accepted and published nearly 69,000 articles in academic disciplines…

businessinsider.com - Patrick Coffee - Adtech company Sonobi just acquired a publisher as it tries to help advertisers survive life after the ad-targeting cookie
Adtech company Sonobi just acquired a publisher as it tries to help advertisers survive life after the ad-targeting cookie
Business Insider

Adtech firm Sonobi acquired Amply Media, a publisher and marketing platform. Sonobi CEO Michael Connolly said he plans to use Amply to send programmatic push notifications to consumers. Adtech firms are trying to find new ways to target consumers…

billboard.com - Ed Christman - Round Hill's Josh Gruss Talks Publishing Boom, Rock's Steadiness & How James Brown Beats Drake
Round Hill's Josh Gruss Talks Publishing Boom, Rock's Steadiness & How James Brown Beats Drake
Billboard

This week, Round Hill Music co-founder/CEO Josh Gruss will take two weeks off from running one of the more important new competitors in the music publishing business, but not for the beaches of St. Barts or the ski trails of Sun Valley, Idaho.

timesofisrael.com - TOI staff - Turkish media publishes photos of 15 men arrested as alleged Mossad spies
Turkish media publishes photos of 15 men arrested as alleged Mossad spies
Times of Israel

Turkey's Sabah daily on Monday published photos of 15 men that the newspaper alleges spied for Israel's Mossad intelligence agency and were arrested by authorities earlier this month. The photos appear to be mugshots of the men taken by Turkish…

globenewswire.com - Sdiptech AB - Sdiptech AB (publ) publishes interim report for the third quarter (July - September) 2021
Sdiptech AB (publ) publishes interim report for the third quarter (July - September) 2021
GlobeNewswire

Sdiptech AB (publ) publishes interim report for the third quarter (July - September) 2021 The report is available on the company's website: www.sdiptech.se INCREASED ACQUISITION GOAL, NEW MARKETS AND SOLID INCREASE OF SALES DESPITE SEVERAL…

politico.com - Leah Nylen - Inside Facebook, a picture of market dominance
Inside Facebook, a picture of market dominance
POLITICO

Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, told Congress last year that the company faces “significant competition.” | POLITICO illustration/Photos by AP, iStock Facebook likes to portray itself as a social media giant under siege —…

thebookseller.com - Heloise Wood - Bonnier Books UK unveils 'pioneering' publisher Footnote Press with Biswas and Roy
Bonnier Books UK unveils 'pioneering' publisher Footnote Press with Biswas and Roy
The Bookseller

Bonnier Books UK is launching a 'mission-oriented start-up' publisher, Footnote Press, in 2022 in what is billed as a “pioneering” partnership with founders Vidisha Biswas and Sujoy Roy. The company will launch Footnote Press as…

campusreform.org - Federal gov pays university $750k to create tool that warns journalists against publishing 'polarizing' content
Federal gov pays university $750k to create tool that warns journalists against publishing 'polarizing' content
Campus Reform

The National Science Foundation (NSF) provided a $750,000 grant to Temple University researchers for developing a product that tracks local journalism cycles, which is part of their new 'Trust & Authenticity in Communication Systems' initiative.

heterodoxacademy.org - Nicole Barbaro - The Problem with Publishing Incentives
The Problem with Publishing Incentives
Heterodox Academy

The modern academic research career is centered around a single output: the peer-reviewed publication. Peer-reviewed publications—especially when accepted to high-impact journals—can make or break one's career in the modern academy.

ft.com - William Langley and Thomas Hale in Hong Kong - Modern Land becomes latest Chinese developer to miss a bond payment
Modern Land becomes latest Chinese developer to miss a bond payment
Financial Times

Modern Land has become the latest Chinese developer to miss a payment on a dollar bond in a sign of continuing turmoil in the country's property sector despite Evergrande, its most indebted group, narrowly avoiding a potential default last week.

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