Tagged: Westminster Media Forum

Authors fear accusations of cultural appropriation, forum hears

Cries of cultural appropriation could be dissuading authors from publishing books that reflect BAME audiences, the Westminster Media Forum has heard.... Read more

Publishing 'most robust' area of children’s media

The book market is the most thriving business within children’s media, whilst TV production is struggling due to competition from the internet, according to speakers... Read more

Diversity debates focus on 'unconscious bias' in publishing

The concept of "diversity" when it comes to new hires is evolving, with "unconscious bias" something publishers and recruiters are increasingly investigating. Read more

Literacy and apps debated at Westminster Media Forum

The book trade must take care to ensure readers don't become "an endangered species" say leading publishing figures, in wake of reports shining a light on the UK's dire literacy rates... Read more

Sieghart 'frightened' for future of 'dysfunctionally run' library service

William Sieghart has said that the library service operates "dysfunctionally", and that he is "frightened and worried" for the future of the library network. Speaking... Read more

Mollet: EC's digital drive 'plays into hands of US platform companies'

Publishers Association chief executive Richard Mollet has warned that the new European Commission's drive to impose a digital single market risks undermining Europe's cultural diversity... Read more

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