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Jim Milliot to Lead Publishers Weekly as Michael Coffey Retires - Posted May 13, 2014
Editorial Director Michael Coffey is retiring from Publishers Weekly in June after 26 years with the publication. Jim Milliot, who has been with the company for 21 ye... [GalleyCat]

E L James Is Publishers Weekly's Person of the Year - Posted November 30, 2012
Today E L James became the first author ever named Publishers Weekly's Person of the Year, an annual award given to publishing leaders "shaping and, sometimes, transforming, the publishing industry." As part of the award, James will get a cover story and interview in the magazine. She joins ... [GalleyCat]

Lifestyle Bundles & High Speed Printing: The Future of Book Publishing Roundtable - Posted January 11, 2011
Today we joined a small group of industry leaders and journalists at the Future of Book Publishing Roundtable at the New York Public Library. The guest lis... [GalleyCat]

Judith Rosen Promoted to Bookselling Editor at Publishers Weekly - Posted August 11, 2010
Publishers Weekly has promoted New England correspondent Judith Rosen to bookselling editor. In September, Rosen will begin to cover the rapidly chang... [GalleyCat]

Publishers Weekly Names New Publisher, Editorial Directors - Posted March 1, 2010
Just minutes after news broke that Media Source Inc. had acquired Library Journal and School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly has announced two big changes. The publication ... [GalleyCat]

Preliminary Settlement for AMS and B&T - Posted September 6, 2007
PW Daily's Jim Milliot reported yesterday that AMS and Baker & Taylor have reached a preliminary agreement to settle charges made by AMS that B&T wrongfully withheld $6.2 million when it made its final payment for the AMS assets it acquired. According to court documents, once the settlement receives the... [GalleyCat]

AMS Wants B&T To Pay Up - Posted July 26, 2007
Thought there still wouldn't be news about AMS, its bankruptcy, and resulting fallout? Think again. PW Daily's Jim Milliot reported yesterday that Advanced Marketing Services filed a motion last week asking the judge who's overseeing the company's bankruptcy to force Baker & Taylor to pay AMS $6.2 million that AMS... [GalleyCat]

What Are We Going To Do About the Gender Salary Divide? - Posted July 24, 2007
10 years ago, the pseudonymous Morgan Cast revealed the sad, sad truth about publishing salaries: there isn't a lot of money to go around. "While editors with their own imprints command six-figure salaries, editorial assistants start in the $18,000 range," wrote Cast in the October 31, 1997 article for Salon. "If... [GalleyCat]

Rautenstrauch Leaving AMS? - Posted March 20, 2007
That's what PW Daily's Jim Milliot is reporting in the wake of Baker & Taylor 's takeover of AMS assets. With the deal done, AMS CEO Gary Rautenstrauch was eligible to receive 70% of a bonus tied to the closing of the purchase, but it also meant that Rautenstrauch was out... [GalleyCat]

Today in AMS: Annual Meeting Delayed (again), More From Radio Free - Posted January 30, 2007
The San Diego Union-Tribune reports that AMS has, as expected, postponed its annual meeting more than a month following the resignation of one of its directors. Robert Robotti resigned in the wake of the Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing and he had advocated the company go ahead with its annual meeting slated... [GalleyCat]

Today in AMS: Consortium has its say, AMS Viability - Posted January 24, 2007
Radio Free PGW continues its daily accounting of the AMS bankruptcy fallout, and its top post this morning is quite the doozy: reports from Consortium, the distributor bought by Perseus last summer. Turns out that Perseus, upon acquisition, told Consortium faithful that "nothing here is going to change.... [GalleyCat]

AMS Bankruptcy: Loan Approved, Costco gives okay - Posted January 5, 2007
As Advanced Marketing Services' bankruptcy woes continue to send the publishing industry into a tizzy, interim measures are now in place, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports, thanks to approval by Bankruptcy Court Judge Christopher Sontchi for up to $75 million in loans the company said it needs to operate while in... [GalleyCat]