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Murdoch puts sons in place to lead 21st Century Fox

...split the original News Corp. into print and entertainment companies in 2013.Murdoch also is the executive chairman at News Corp., the company that now contains Journal and New York Post newspapers and book publisher HarperCollins.
Random House to invest in phone text market

...and a TV screen. Now, it could become the latest outlet for books. Random House, the country's leading trade book publisher, announced Thursday that it had purchased a "significant minority stake" in VOCEL, a San Diego-based company...
Some businesses blame Do Not Call list for dip in sales

...companies that rely on telemarketing for a good chunk of sales. Last week, Scholastic Inc., the children's-book publisher that distributes Harry Potter books in the United States, blamed the registry for part of its bigger-than-expected...
True confession, sort of

...Ronald Goldman. Even Simpson's publisher, Judith Regan, says "I consider this his confession." But must a book publisher go along with his crocodile confession? Must anyone be foolish enough to bankroll this man's thinly veiled therapy...
Editorials offering refunds for recommended books

...cooperative" advertising packages that affected a book's placement on the site. Paying up to $10,000, a book publisher could get prominent display for a book on Amazon's home page, an author profile or interview and "complete Amazon...
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Electronics giants give e-publishing fresh start

...warming to e-books. Witness Gareth-Michael Skarka, a representative of one of our newest professions: the e-book publisher. "E-book publishers" that reformat printed books into electronic formats have been around for a while, but Mr...
On the move

...correctional officer 1 to juvenile correctional officer 2. - Holly Croft has been named director of publicity for Augusta book publisher Harbor House. She was previously employed as a congressional aide. Matthew Riddle joined the company as editorial...
Business briefs

...The company can seek a rate increase if the return drops below 10 percent. BRIEFLY Local book publisher signs distribution deal Augusta-based book publisher Harbor House recently signed a distribution deal with National Book Network of Lanham...
Tips can help avoid pitfall of becoming household slave

...Sound familiar? "If you think you're a slave you probably are," says Linda Goodman Pillsbury, an author and book publisher who blends a high-powered career with the demands of motherhood and marriage. "If you feel like you're doing...
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Critical choice

...goof in tights and a pointy hat. Buddy treks to New York to find his father (James Caan), a callous children's book publisher who doesn't know he exists. Everyone he meets thinks he's a nut, but they eventually warm to his unwavering...