PUBL 1240: Publishing Issues and Practices

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Course Format Lecture 1.0 h + Seminar 1.0 h + Lab. 0.0 h
Credits 2.0

Course Description

This course looks at publishing management practices and issues in magazine, book, corporate and Internet publishing. Topics will vary according to current publishing issues and may include circulation management, subscription fulfilment, book and magazine promotion, electronic rights, advertorials, e-books, print-on-demand, marketing to advertisers, the vanity press, split-run magazines, choice of publishing formats, stakeholder groups in corporate publishing, and government support for publications. A few classes will shift to a seminar format involving discussion of management practices pertinent to the publication of Pacific Rim Magazine.

Registration in this course is restricted to students admitted to the Diploma in Publishing and the Diploma in Digital and Print Publishing.

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