As many publishers in the world industry put new stress on diversity, the IPA’s chief speaks on Elsevier’s experience with LGBTI employees–and readers.
‘Checks and balances’ amid fake news—tech companies are becoming like publishers, Michiel Kolman says in Brussels, and publishers more like tech companies.
The Chinese authorities, says IPA chief Michiel Kolman, “put individual publishers in an impossible situation” in censoring journal articles.
Calling books ‘like glue, binding peoples together,’ the International Publishers Association’s president stresses commonalities over controversy in China.
‘Last year there were five Chinese publishing companies in the world’s top 20,’ IPA’s new chief says at London Book Fair.
Referring to Russian’s ‘anti-gay propaganda law,’ the IPA chief tells Muscovites that restrictions on freedom to publish are wrong.
In examining common ground between independent booksellers and publishers at Bologna’s new bookstore conference, the International Publishers Association’s Michiel Kolman previewed some of the tensions to be debated at London Book Fair.
Urging the International Publishers Congress to embrace its most forward-leaning trends—and promote its timely work to the world—IPA president Michiel Kolman convenes the industry’s 32nd gathering and welcomes industry leaders to agenda-anchoring sessions onstage.
‘Not a viable or trustworthy Open Access solution,” Michiel Kolman says, ‘piracy is simply not the answer to our challenges as an industry’ and SciHub, he says, is ‘not the answer’ to goals of Open Access.
In opening the Sharjah International Book Fair professional program, IPA president Michiel Kolman cites freedom of expression in ‘a world of fake news.’