Author: markpiesing

The deadly danger that you can’t see

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Many countries have banned landmines, but millions continue to lie in wait for unsuspecting victims. The methods used to find and deal with them have had to keep pace with their increasing sophistication.

Check out my latest piece for BBC Future in full below or by following this link to the original.

“Danger: Minefield” are two words with an almost unsurpassed power to stop you in your tracks. It is Paul Heslop’s job to step past them.

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What can the publishing industry learn from the success of the UK’s pop-up newspaper The New European?

 

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As a case of ‘pop-up publishing’ takes hold in the newspaper sector, what can book publishers learn from this consumer-first approach to print and digital publishing?

On the day of the Unite for Europe march in London, I just thought I would post up my recent interview with Matt Kelly, editor of The New European for the New York based Publishing Perspectives.

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What is the right balance between copyright and access to education?

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I have been busy writing some great stories so it’s good to be back on my blog with these two stories that I wrote for the New York based Publishing Perspectives’ spring magazine.

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Get Ready For Your Computer To Be Taken Hostage

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Check out my recent piece on the world’s leading progress business brand  FastCompany.com in full below or the much better looking original by clicking here.

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UK a smart bet for Pearson as schools look to digital future

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The Pearson stand at BETT

Mark Piesing looks at the opportunities and challenges for Pearson in the UK market.

Check out my first piece for The Bookseller by clicking on the link here (subscription required) for the online version or here for the print version in all its glory.

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How Publishers Can Boost the Value of Intellectual Property

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What if the value of a publisher’s IP isn’t just content but organizational, too? A key consultant says publishers need a reproducible process as much as creativity.

Check out my recent hit piece for the New York based Publishing Perspectives in full below or click here to read the original.

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