Google has only signed individual agreements with a few publications so far, including national dailies Le Monde and Le Figaro.
The new law makes Australia the first nation where a government arbitrator can set the price Facebook and Google pay domestic media to show their content if private negotiations fail. Canada and other countries have shown interest in replicating Australia’s reforms.
The coronavirus has dealt a body blow to a lot of companies and industries around the world. Airlines have been grounded, layoffs have left many in the lurch, while many plants have shuttered. The publishing sector in the region has also suffered
We are truly impressed by SPCFZ’s pioneering concept for the global publishing sector, said Ilya Veselov, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Ryazan Region - Head of the Representative Office.
Sheikha Bodour encouraged Arab publishers to adopt a forward-looking approach integrated with sustainable business models to fully transform their vision, mindsets and businesses to ready themselves for operating at a global level.
Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi announced that the entire sales proceeds of the first edition of her latest work in children’s literature titled ‘World Book Capital’, will be donated to rebuilding Samir Mansour Library, a Gaza bookstore.
IPA President hears from the youngest Emirati publisher, AlDhabi AlMheiri, owner of Rainbow Chimney, about her aspirations for the future of local publishing.
A main highlight of the opening day’s proceedings is a keynote address by Sheikha Bodour Al Qasimi, President, International Publishers Association (IPA). The SIBF Publishers Conference opens with a welcome address by Ahmed Bin Rakkad Al Ameri, Chairman of SBA.
The IPA Academy, made possible thanks to the sponsorship of the Sharjah Book Authority, will launch with a series of IPA Talks and in-depth courses from three prestigious partners.