Canada and Korea: The Newly Merged Wattpad Webtoon Studios

As president of the combined Wattpad Webtoon Studios division, Aron Levitz says the hurdle now is getting more content to more screens faster. Read More

Sales of Social Justice and Race Books Soar in the States

This, as HarperCollins announces that it has become the official publisher of the archives of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Judith Curr speaks of ‘how inclusive Dr. King’s work is.’ Read More

Tales From Simon Stålenhag: His Amazon Original Series

My collective seashell,’ as Simon Stålenhag puts it, ‘sounds like that’—his artwork, his texts, and the new cinematic treatment of his first book created by writer-producer Nathaniel Halpern. Read More

On Both Sides of the Political Divide, Books Are Soaring

As the US Senate opens the trial of the impeached Donald Trump, American political books rise on the updraft of media coverage. Read More

Netflix’s Kelly Luegenbiehl at Frankfurt: She Comes In Peace

The chief of Netflix International Originals at Frankfurt tells publishers that she actively wants to consider their stories for development: ‘I see us as partners, not competitors.’ Read More

Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s Cyberwarning

At the Annenberg, Kathleen Hall Jamieson’s ‘Library of Alexandria moment’ is a warning to publishers that their essential content could go up in cyber-flames.
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European Parliament: Copyright Directive Rejected

Shortly after the Federation of European Publishers met to hold its officers’ elections, the European Parliament has rejected a copyright directive the federation has supported. Another vote will occur in September. Read More