> The Things You Can Read: Publishing World in Flux: Random House and Penguin to Merge?

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Thursday, October 25, 2012

Publishing World in Flux: Random House and Penguin to Merge?

Huffington Post shared some rather important information today.  According to the post: 
"British publishing and education company Pearson PLC says it is in talks with German media group Bertelsmann SE over merging the firms' Penguin and Random House publishing operations."
However the announcement did contain the cautionary note that these are just talks and there is always the possibility that these talks will not lead to a transaction.  What do you thingk?  For the full article checkout Huffington Post article.  Let us know your thoughts about the publishing world.  Do you expect big changes in the coming year?

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