Stop harassment, but don't kill YouTube in the process

2019-06-25 06:00

YouTube’s latest attempt to crack down on hate speech has produced significant collateral damage, says Karl W. Smith.

Hear our voices on the Copyright Amendment Bill

2019-04-15 13:19

We believe the Copyright Amendment Bill now before you will hurt the creators it aims to protect. If passed, it will reduce the income of content creators, and remove the incentive to create original works.

Steve Jobs made a bunch of predictions in the 80s and 90s about the future of technology — it turns out he nailed it

2019-03-17 21:01

Although his later work at Apple influenced the way things turned out, he still offered a slew of predictions that are shockingly accurate today.

Google, like Facebook, unfurls subscription tool for publishers

2017-08-21 10:31

Alphabet’s Google is developing new tools designed to boost subscriptions for news publishers.

Court rejects Apple appeal over e-books

2016-03-08 07:11

The US Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from Apple and left in place a ruling that the company conspired with publishers to raise electronic book prices.

Times Media jumps on earnings

2014-03-11 10:50

Shares of Times Media Group rose more than 10% and are on track to make their biggest intra-day gain since August, after the group swung back to profit.


Why nonfiction books dominate SA's bestseller lists

2019-04-24 21:00

Controversial subjects, protests and threats of book burning get us talking about the place of books in society, says Beth le Roux.

Copyright reforms to improve access to education

2019-03-18 09:18

Access to education materials in the new South Africa continues to be limited. The new law should be in the interests of local, as opposed to foreign publishers and authors, write Eve Gray and Desmond Oriakhogba.

We should know a lot more about Miriam Tlali - the first black woman to publish a novel in SA

2018-11-12 15:11

A product of Sophiatown, internationally renowned Mam'Miriam Tlali gave the world a great gift with her literary works.

Amazon’s e-book policy squeezes publishers

2017-02-22 10:25

As the dominant player in the e-book industry, Amazon has turned the traditional publishing industry upside-down. Now the publishers are trying to fight back.

We need the Post Office to work - publisher

2015-04-03 14:00

A publishing house says the demise of the SA Post Office should not be an option, as it is the only medium which publishers can use to achieve its goals.

What working in book publishing taught me

2013-10-18 15:32

So you want to write a book and get it published? Read what advice this reader, who has previously worked in the industry, has to offer.

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