Starting with the addictive power of serial storytelling from Chinese and Korean platforms, Radish Originals are assigning veteran soap-opera writers to generate fast seasons of serialized 10-minute episodes.
A newly added podcast series at London Book Fair will be on the Fireside Chat Stage. And smartphones used to access those podcasts are proliferating unevenly in the world, says Pew Research.
The talent and content development groupo Huayi Brothers Korea is the latest company to strike up a partnership with Wattpad Studios’ Asia division.
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.
At the Association of American Publishers’ PSP conference on scholarly and professional publishing, speakers will address data security, licensing, AI, and leadership.
Under the aegis of Ashleigh Gardner, Wattpad Studios’ deputy general manager for publishing, the reading and writing platform at last has announced the development of its own publishing wing, Wattpad Books.
In Canada, Access Copyright is working on developing blockchain solutions for book publishing, including smart contracts and an attribution ledger.
Russian book publishers are considering signing on to a new anti-piracy memorandum of cooperation with major tech platforms.
Proposing an alternate meaning for Brexit as the negotiations furor rises, Richard Charkin suggests: ‘Books Really (are) Entertaining, eXciting, Informative, and Transformational.’
Taking stock as the new year comes in, Copyright Clearance Center’s ‘Beyond the Book’ podcast series has a trio of 2018 look-back episodes on tap.