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Entertainment Group Buys High Times and Cannabis Cup

Pub Date: Jun 2, 2017

Savvy Entrepreneurs, Cannabis Pioneers and Entertainment Veterans Vows to Take Media Company to New Highs Trailblazing Marijuana Media Brands Receive Influx of Capital to Expand Events, Licensing and Media Business Trans-High Corporation, owner of High Times, the long-standing champion of the cannabis movement, operator of the Cannabis Cups and digital media powerhouse has been acquired Read more »

Ingram Content

Publishers Now Tap Ingram Predictive Analytics to Increase Book Discovery

Pub Date: Jun 1, 2017

Ingram Content Group and OptiQly, a marketing technology and services startup that provides actionable intelligence for online retail, today announced their collaboration to provide publishers quick and cost-effective insights to make real-time business decisions. OptiQly provides predictive analytics for marketers to increase book discovery and sales at online retailers. With the help of Ingram, OptiQly’s Read more »

Publishers Weekly

New York Rights Fair to Launch in 2018

Pub Date: May 26, 2017

Publishers Weekly, and book marketing and promotion resource Combined Book Exhibit have partnered with BolognaFiere S.p.A., the leading European exhibition organizer, to launch the New York Rights Fair. The fair will be the first trade and licensing show in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to the international rights, distribution and licensing of content, both adult and children’s.   The Read more »


2017 Global Media Summit Picks Award Winners

Pub Date: May 2, 2017

Media professionals from across the world will gather May 4-6, 2017 for the annual Global Media Summit (GMS). The Summit will be held in Grapevine at the Gaylord Texan Resort Hotel and Convention Center, located at 1501 Gaylord Trail, Grapevine, Texas 76051. One of the highlights of the Global Media Summit is the Platinum Awards Read more »

Chautauqua Institution Picks Six Finalists for Literary Prize

Pub Date: Apr 20, 2017

The Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York will select its 2017 literary prize winner from this shortlist. The winner will be announced in mid-May. The General vs. The President: MacArthur and Truman at the Brink of Nuclear War, by H.W. Brands (Doubleday) The Fortunes, by Peter Ho Davies (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) Blood River Rising: The Thompson-Crimson Feud Read more »


ASJA Announces New Officers and Directors

Pub Date: Apr 20, 2017

The American Society of Journalists and Authors announced today the election of officers and directors to its Board of Directors. Elected to join  the board starting July 1, as secretary is Jennifer Goforth Gregory, a writer from Wake Forest, N.C. Treasurer is Howard Baldwin of Sunnyvale, Calif., a freelance business and technology writer. New members elected Read more »


A Mobile-First Approach to Serial Reading

Pub Date: Apr 14, 2017

Join Ashleigh Gardner at The Evolution of Delivery on April 21st as she explains explain how Wattpad has leveraged a mobile-first approach to serial reading into an online platform serving more than 45 million unique visitors each month. The Evolution of Delivery is the first of BISG’s signature Making Information Pay events. A full line up of speakers and the Read more »

Yale School of Management

Gain insights from SOM, Random House, Time Magazine and more

Pub Date: Apr 13, 2017

Year after year, participants of the Yale Publishing Course agree: Yale brings together the best of academia and industry to deliver a truly transformative experience for leaders in publishing. By blending core management instruction with insights from leading industry practitioners, the YPC is the most relevant career-development experience in the field. Due to popular demand, Read more »

Ingram Content

CoreSource® Connects 750+ Publishers to Microsoft’s Digital Bookstore

Pub Date: Apr 11, 2017

Ingram Content Group has been working with Microsoft to build inventory for the initial launch of the new books category in the Windows Store. CoreSource®, Ingram’s digital asset management and distribution platform, is already delivering content from over 750 publishers to the Windows Store. “With the Windows 10 Creators Update we are excited to bring Read more »


ASJA Announces Winners of Freelance Writing Awards

Pub Date: Apr 3, 2017

The American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA) announces the recipients of its annual writing awards, which honor outstanding nonfiction articles and books produced on a freelance basis last year.  Some categories are open to all freelance writers.  Most are open only to ASJA members, all of whom are self-employed, professional writers.   “Every year I’m Read more »