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Press Release: Harlequin TEEN & Hearst's Seventeen Partner On Young Adult Book Publishing Program
March 5, 2015

NEW YORK and TORONTO, March 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seventeen, the largest monthly teen magazine, and Harlequin TEEN today announced a book publishing partnership that will debut in 2016. Under the agreement, the Harlequin TEEN imprint will publish four original Seventeen novels in hard cover and eBook formats. Seventeen Books from Harlequin Teen will focus on multi-dimensional and empowered fictional female characters and explore topics and situations that authentically reflect the challenges and joys of being a teenager today, just like Seventeen does in its print and digital editorial.  


Press Release: HarperCollins Publishers Selects RSuite CMS
December 17, 2013

Audubon, Pa.- December 17, 2013-RSuite CMS, the leading multi-channel Content Management System for the publishing and media industry, has been selected by HarperCollins Publishers and HarperCollins Christian Publishing as their workflow and content management system. HarperCollins is one of the world's leading English-language publishers known for being a broad-based publisher with strengths in literary and commercial fiction, business books, children's books, cookbooks, narrative nonfiction, mystery, romance, reference, pop culture, design, health, wellness, and religious and spiritual books.

HarperCollins UK Boss: Take Storytelling Back From Digital Rivals
November 21, 2013

It seems a safe bet that few people in the book world have marched in the scarlet tunic of the Irish Guards. Charlie Redmayne, the new UK boss of HarperCollins, served four years as a lieutenant in the 1980s, before starting out on a media career that has taken him to the top of the publishing world. Now three months after returning to HarperCollins to become its chief executive, Redmayne will deliver a brisk message at an industry conference on Thursday, warning publishers against letting digital rivals steal their role - storytelling.

News Corp's $540 Million Bet on American Classrooms
August 29, 2013

In the middle of Brooklyn's high-end Dumbo neighborhood, 20 inner-city children sit around two wooden tables at what appears to be a small summer camp. Tablet computers are scattered across the tables, punctuated by plates of corn chips and bowls of salsa. The kids are restless on this sweltering July afternoon, fidgeting in their chairs and asking the handful of twenty-somethings if they can play Temple Run or maybe just head home for the day.

WSJ and HarperCollins co-publish ‘Crimes Against Women’
June 7, 2013

Written by Wall Street Journal Asia Editor Paul Beckett (@PaulWSJ) and Delhi-based reporter Krishna Pokharel (@PokharelKrishna) along with contributions from other reporters and editors from The Wall Street Journal, the book also examines two other narratives of exploitation and abuse in India and is available for download from Apple iBooks, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Google Play and Kobo.

Other highlights from the book include:

• Updates on the fate of the suspected rapists and the efforts of the young woman’s family to cope with her brutal death;

Phoebe Yeh to Join Random House Children's Books as Publisher for Crown Books for Young Readers
June 6, 2013

New York, NY (June 6, 2013)—Veteran children’s book editor Phoebe Yeh will join Random House Children’s Books as Vice President, Publisher, Crown Books for Young Readers, effective June 21, it was announced today by Barbara Marcus, the company’s President and Publisher. Yeh will leave her current post at HarperCollins Children’s Books, where she has worked…

A Reading of Relief at Annual Book Show
June 3, 2013

E-book sales are no longer growing at a nerve-rattling pace. The unpleasant and expensive price-fixing lawsuit last year, pitting the Justice Department against five major publishers, has been settled. 

News Corp. Says It Will Provide $2.6 Billion to Its New Publishing Company
March 8, 2013

News Corporation’s new publishing company will get an infusion of $2.6 billion in cash and will have no debt when it separates from the company’s higher-growth cable channels and Hollywood studio this summer.

In a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the company confirmed on Friday what analysts had expected: Rupert Murdoch will make sure his beloved trove of more than 100 newspapers will have plenty of capital once they are split off on their own.

Time Warner Ends Talks With Meredith and Will Spin Off Time Inc. Into Separate Company
March 7, 2013

What do you do with a group of celebrated magazines that no one seems to want? Time Warner found its answer on Wednesday. It announced it would spin off its Time Inc. magazine unit into a separate, publicly traded company, a move that will allow the media conglomerate to focus entirely on its cable television and film businesses.

The announcement came hours after Time Warner and Meredith Corporation ended negotiations on a proposal that would have joined in a separate company many Time Inc. titles with magazines published by Meredith.