The 43-year-old Vietnamese free-expression activist, publisher, and author Pham Doan Trang won the IPA’s Prix Voltaire in 2020.
With a court date now in place for Vietnam’s Pham Doan Trang, freedom-of-speech and human-rights organizations are calling for her release.
US industry notes: Wiley acquires peer-review specialist J&J Editorial, and Open Road announces first-half revenue gains in 2021.
Artificial intelligence and copyright, legal consideration and ethics, are in play in a dual-speaker Charles Clark Lecture this year.
The signing of the Climate Pledge this summer by Amsterdam-based Elsevier sets it on course to ‘achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.’
Asmodee Group’s brand-extension partnerships now include Ox Eye Media and its Source Point Press for comics based on games.
The Toronto-based digital-education content provider Top Hat buys Morton Publishing and says it now is on 750 North American campuses.
In the run-up to COP26, the Springer Nature Group creates a Climate Action Officer position as it works with the SDG Publishers Compact.
Industry Notes: In Mexico, seven independent publishers form an alliance, and Spain’s Liber program honors the 100-year-old Balmes bookstore.
Anticipating producing 50 titles per year from Australia, Welbeck’s Marcus Leaver and Mark Smith are partnering with retailer Tony Nash.