With Rudy Vanschoonbeek finishing his term as president of the Federation of European Publishers, Rowohlt’s Peter Kraus vom Cleff takes over the role.
Frankfurt’s new program with WIPO is intended to position book publishing amid accelerating content developments in the creative industries.
As coronavirus-related economic aid is released in Italy, publishers, libraries, and booksellers are asking for a cultural-spending incentive for families.
The FEP is stressing to a meeting of EU culture ministers that publishing industries face ‘a cumulative loss of some 25 percent’ in the COVID-19 pandemic.
The association of Italy’s publishing, film, television, audio, museum, and other cultural industries warns of deep damage. Lockdown extensions are likely.
Advocacy organizations for publishers, authors, and copyright applaud the 410-to-six bipartisan vote in the House for the long-promoted CASE Act.
After keynoting at Frankfurter Buchmesse’s opening press conference, WIPO chief Francis Gurry looks at the need for ‘a layer of data rights.
The US Senate Committee on the Judiciary has a markup session scheduled for the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act on Thursday (July 18).
Taking on the critics who say that TV and film are eroding publishing, the Publishers Association’s report asserts that the best—and top-earning—productions ‘begin with a book.’
Conversations have begun ahead of October’s The Arts+ at Frankfurt Book Fair, an examination of convergence in digital technology and the cultural context.
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