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India's publishing industry is as ruthless as it is dotted with glitz. With debutant authors often taking years to find a publisher, the journey of the manuscript to a full-fledged book is not a cakewalk. Changing this trend is the rise of literary agents in India. Commonly known as "middlemen" in the publishing industry, the literary agents offer their expertise to authors to reduce their struggle in getting books published. Take 34...

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03 7月.2017

Google to help publishers find malicious comments on articles BY REUTERS | FEB 24, 2017, 01.31 AM IST BRUSSELS: Alphabet Inc's Google and subsidiary Jigsaw launched on Thursday a new technology to help news organisations and online platforms identify abusive comments on their websites. The technology, called Perspective, will review comments and score them based on how similar they are to comments people said were "toxic" or...

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03 7月.2017

Textbook row: CBSE files police complaint against private publisher By PTI | Updated: Apr 16, 2017, 02.27 AM IST NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has lodged a police complaint against a private publisher regarding a class 12 Physical Education textbook defining "36-24-36" as perfect female body shape. Noting that the content of the book is inappropriate and not in sync with the curriculum decided by ...

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03 7月.2017

BJP gave money from party fund to 'for profit' firm Shree Multimedia Vision Ltd to publish newspaper By ANBHUTI VISHNOI, ET Bureau | Feb 25, 2016, 08.04 AM IST NEW DELHI: In an unusual decision, BJP had given money from its party funds to a 'for profit' company, Shree Multimedia Vision Ltd (SMVL), to publish a newspaper. Some prominent BJP leaders were either directors or stakeholders in the company. This list included the cu...

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03 7月.2017

Wikipedia:Peer review/BBC News/archive1   From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia < Wikipedia:Peer review‎ | BBC News BBC News[edit] The last review of this article carried out in November 2005 found a number of improvements could be made and these are listed below. I was hoping that now time has passed and plenty of work at improving this article by many has been undertaken, there could be a fresh critique and new id...

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03 7月.2017

Magazine publisher Time Inc. cutting 300 jobs globally AP| Updated: Jun 14, 2017, 08.08 AM IST NEW YORK: Magazine publisher Time Inc. says it's cutting 300 jobs as it struggles to adjust to readers' shift online.  The New York company behind its namesake publication, People, Sports Illustrated and Fortune says about half the jobs eliminated are in the US About 60 percent are layoffs; the rest are staff buyouts. The cuts amount t...

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03 7月.2017

Indian publishing industry generates more jobs than films: Manish Tewari PTI| Updated: May 10, 2015, 02.40 PM IST NEW DELHI: With 90,000 titles every year, the publishing industry in India generates more business and jobs than Bollywood, former Union Information and Broadcasting minister Manish Tewari has said. Speaking at the launch of senior journalist Dilip Bobb's "The Best of TEL" here yesterday, the Congress leader said that...

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03 7月.2017

Penguin Random House India – Who’s Who? By Foreword Print Penguin Random House India’s new publishing, sales and marketing leadership appointments and cross-company organizational structure were announced today by Gaurav Shrinagesh, Chief Executive Officer.  All changes will be effective 1st April 2014. The company is a division of Penguin Random House, the world’s largest trade book publisher, which was established on 1 Jul...

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03 7月.2017

Indian publishers nervous about taking books that might offend Hindutva: Wendy Doniger By Rashmi Menon, ET Bureau|Updated: Feb 11, 2016, 10.24 Wendy Doniger's controversial book, "The Hindus: An Alternative History", has been back on bookshelves in India for a few months. And while she's delighted about it, the professor of history of religions at University of Chicago is wary of coming to the country. Not for the fear of Hindu fund...

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03 7月.2017

Honoring the unsung heroes of scholarly publishing For more than two decades, a large, mysterious cube of concrete has sat forlornly outside of HSE University’s Institute of Education in Moscow. The story is that it was poured to plug up the ventilation shaft for an underground bomb shelter, abandoned after the end of the Cold War. A few months ago, the institute solicited ideas for how to turn the eyesore into something more attracti...