The 2022 FutureBook Conference in London was themed on cultural considerations in the industry alongside business realities.
Surveying publishers, large to small, as well as freelancers and self-employed pros, the Australian study finds a need for ‘diverse representation.’
The Publishers Association’s Dan Conway called sustainability ‘the issue we will all be judged on in the future.”
As another court date in the Internet Archive lawsuit approaches this week, the International Publishers Association has led an amicus brief.
‘The whole creative industry would be undermined,’ writes Richard Charkin, by the copyright exception promoted in the United Kingdom.
The post-Brexit introduction of a new copyright exception by the British government sets off alarms among publishers.
They sued the Internet Archive in June 2020 for copyright infringement. Now, American publishers file for summary judgment.
Dan Conway is to succeed Stephen Lotinga at the United Kingdom’s Publishers Association, and Nigel Newton becomes president.
The biggest format jump in the UK’s 2021 report was downloaded audio, up 14 percent to £151 million. Fiction and kids’ books rose 7 percent.
A seven-year member of parliament, the minister of London Paul Scully, tours LBF, the guest of the Publishers Association.