Random House CEO Dohle Gives 2010 Shout Outs to Bush, Blair, Digital Up 250%

In Global Trade Talk by Edward Nawotka

Random House Chairman and CEO Markus Dohle issued his year-end letter today. It reads: Dear Random House Colleagues, The year-end is traditionally a time of reflection and celebration, and as 2010 comes to a close we can proudly look back upon a year of remarkable accomplishments: the breadth of Random House’s print and digital publishing, our tremendous achievements in sales and operations, …

The Dawn of Digital Book Philanthropy

In Guest Contributors by Guest Contributor

Editorial by Dusty Sang • Stay Thirsty Press, a digital first publisher, is donating 50 cents from the sale of two of its most recent titles to the Pennsylvania Innocence Project and ProLiteracy. • Charity, argues Sang — whose own publishing house was inspired by a personal tragedy — should be part of every business strategy. CHICAGO: In the darkest …

Changing the World One Magazine at a Time

In Digital by Liz Bury

By Liz Bury LONDON: One of the highlights of the final day of the London Book Fair, which closed yesterday, was the giving of the UK Young Publishing Entrepreneur Award. This year, Gavin Weale, 32, of LIVE Futures picked up the £5,000 prize for his work with young people, and his idea to begin publishing a magazine with Langa township in …