publishing

Online Battle ‘Will Benefit Authors’?

Online Battle 'Will Benefit Authors'Industry analysts seem certain the Amazon, Apple and Google online battle ‘will benefit authors’ in the e-book market. As the three tech giants invest heavily in their publishing platforms, the concern remains the terms offered to authors. There is no guarantee that the three corporations will treat authors any better than Uber treated its drivers or Spotify treats artists in the new publishing ‘gig economy.’ …

Amazon and the ‘Big Five’ in Anti-trust Case

Amazon and the 'Big Five'Amazon and the ‘Big Five’ international publishers are named in a class action lawsuit accused of price-fixing. Law firm Hagens Berman filed in New York last Thursday, ten years after winning a similar case against Apple and the same publishers – Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster. …