Topic archives: Random House

A matter of timing

April 20, 2016

Some real page turners coming up...

Media briefs: Random House apologises … pricing <em>The Economist</em> … how to lose a front page story …

Media briefs: Random House apologises … pricing The Economist … how to lose a front page story …

February 24, 2015 2

It only took hours for a front-page story in the Australian Financial Review to come crashing to the ground. And other media tidbits of the day.

Business minutes: Clive’s shrinking fortunes … oil prices climb … Harper Lee to make a killing …

Business minutes: Clive’s shrinking fortunes … oil prices climb … Harper Lee to make a killing …

February 4, 2015 1

Having bought his way to power, Clive Palmer's pockets are looking increasingly empty. And other business tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: Fairfax, SBS journos get peanuts … Random House grovels … Rupert’s files …

Media briefs: Fairfax, SBS journos get peanuts … Random House grovels … Rupert’s files …

August 22, 2014 2

SBS staff are fuming after being offered just 0.5% a year in pay rises. And other media tidbits of the day.

‘A fine human being’: Keneally celebrates 50 years in print

‘A fine human being’: Keneally celebrates 50 years in print

June 12, 2014 1

Australian author Thomas Keneally celebrated 50 years since the release of his first book at an exclusive event in Sydney last night.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

September 25, 2013 3

Gillard announces book deal ... new species discovered? ... Pell no fan of David Marr's Quarterly Essay.

‘Stopping the boats’ out of touch with reality

November 5, 2012 2

Crikey readers weigh in on the issues of the day.

Despite renos, Penguin House can’t match Amazon McMansion

Despite renos, Penguin House can’t match Amazon McMansion

November 1, 2012

The merger of publishers Penguin and Random House will trigger more takeover activity. And the impact will trickle down to all aspects of the industry, writes Scribe publisher Henry Rosenbloom.

End of an era, birth of a Penguin House

End of an era, birth of a Penguin House

October 31, 2012

The merging of trade publishing companies Penguin Books and Random House may mean the end of the identity of a loved and trusted brand. Bethanie Blanchard reflects on that funny slightly anthropomorphic bird.