The International Intellectual Property Association produces its latest report on US ‘core’ copyright industries’ place in the economy.
A three-book series with illustrator Ashley Evans opens with a picture book based on the Alphabet Rockers’ song ‘Not Alone.’
Focusing on issues specific to African creators, Nwaogu twins built platform Publiseer to enable writers and musicians sell their content online.
In France, Gaël Faye made the jump from rap to fiction with the help of editor Catherine Nabokov, and his novel ‘Small Country’ is now headed to the cinema.
Lina Bengtsdotter’s crime novel Annabelle is a hit with rights buyers. The book also has its own song by the author’s sister and pop singer, Petra Brohäll.
‘Things are not going to stop changing,’ Ingenta’s Randy Petway told Monday’s Rights Conference audience. And that means new urgency around effective rights management.
‘We clean up the messes of data that are created by these digital services who are using music,’ says Audiam’s Euvin Weeber, who speaks about rights and royalties at our Rights Conference on Monday (June 13).
The print book business in Latin America remains dominant, but digital is rising. Are there lessons to be learned from the music business? Several Argentine music pros weigh in.
‘It’s sad, but sometimes I really long for Amazon,’ muses Per Näsholm, CEO of Sweden’s Telegram, company that combines books and music, print and digital.
Based on the Spotify model, streaming e-book subscription platforms are tricky to monetize properly for publishers — though they appear to be inevitable. By Javier Celaya MADRID: Yesterday I offered two different points-of-view on whether the streaming, cloud-based Spotify model was suitable to the book world — the first, from the reader’s angle, and the second one from the author’s …
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