This week, I attended the eBook Summit, an event organized by Mediabistro, GalleyCat, and eBookNewser, here in New York City, aiming to usher in the “New Era of Publishing” with a program of experts through a one-day extravaganza of digital publishing. Although geared more toward professionals in the “traditional” book publishing industry, a few overarching transmedia, digital, and storytelling themes emerged from talks by excellent mix of speakers, from agents to publishers to app developers, including Jason Ashlock of the Movable Type Literary Group and NYU Journalism professor and contributor to Fast Company, Adam Penenberg.
December 18, 2010
Publishers need to continue to fight for “understanding and respect” for intellectual property, the Publisher’s Association chief executive has said.
Richard Mollet was speaking at yesterday’s PA’s International Conference in at Ironmongers Hall in east London, with more than 120 delegates attending from across the UK and international book trade. He opened the conference with a keynote speech urging greater cooperation between creative industries to protect intellectual property and fight digital piracy….read more