Interesting News in Publishing – August 2020


Interesting News in Publishing
August 2020



US publishing bodies protest against Amazon tactics
Key trade bodies in the US – the Association of American Publishers, the Authors Guild and the American Booksellers Association – have sent a letter …
The Bookseller

Amazon’s Audible Debuts Cheaper Service Led by Hollywood Stars
Customers can still pay to listen to new books or select originals not … as the second-most-popular podcast platform after Apple Inc. Though Apple …


Black Writers Guild reports progress as publishers start to confront diversity deficit
It is understood major houses including Penguin Random House, Hachette UK and HarperCollins are among those the Guild has held discussions …
The Bookseller


DC Comics, DC Universe Hit By Major Layoffs
Among those said to be losing their positions are editor-in-chief Bob Harris, senior VP of publishing strategy and support services Hank Kanalz, VP of …
Hollywood Reporter
DC Comics Publisher Jim Lee Reveals 25% Of Company’s Publishing Line Wasn’t Breaking Even …
Those books were the 2nd and 3rd most shipped books behind Marvel’s Spider-Woman #1. That book shipped 142,089 copies. The Joker War storyline …
Bounding Into Comics

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