Beyond the Book

Beyond the Book is changing its name to the Velocity of Content podcast. Produced by Copyright Clearance Center, the global leader in content workflow and rights integration, the Velocity of Content podcast will explore issues facing the information content industry and help creative professionals realize the full potential of their works, while encouraging respect for intellectual property and the principles of copyright.

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Wischenbart Report On Global 50 Publishers Arrives

Books remain a dominant format, though reading and discussing stories, as well as the IP generated from books, have become integrated in consumers’ experiences and on publishers’ spreadsheets.

School Book Ban on Sexual Orientation Challenged In Iowa

In Iowa, the ACLU and Lambda Legal are challenging a state law that critics say seeks to silence LGBTQ+ students and bans books with sexual or LGBTQ+ content.

AI, Licensing, and The Path Forward

In the rapidly developing world of AI uses and discussions, copyright issues are key.

Coaching Publishers

“A good coach can change a game,” said UCLA’s John Wooden. “A great coach can change a life.”

Hachette Restructures

Michael Pietsch will retire as Hachette US CEO and has been named chairman.

Digital Hollywood Focus on AI and Copyright

Since 1787, US copyright law has raced to keep up with innovation and change.

In US, Spotify Adds Audiobooks

Authors and agents ask whether streaming audiobooks will devalue reading and harm book buying.

A Look at Hachette v. Internet Archive

Kindle Authors To Have AI-Audiobooks

KDP authors can now choose from a selection of AI-generated narrators to create a machine-generated audiobook.

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