1.8.24
Authors Guild Surveys Literary Translators on Labor Conditions
Publishers Weekly

1.8.24
The Last Frontier of Machine Translation
The Atlantic

12.20.23
The Year in Media: 7 Cliff-Hangers as We Close out 2023
Vanity Fair

12.8.23
The Year AI Ate the Internet
The New Yorker

12.7.23
The Generative AI Copyright Fight Is Just Getting Started
WIRED

11.6.23
How Big Tech Companies Really Think About AI
New York Magazine

10.4.23
SAG-AFTRA Leader: Actors Should Get Same AI Protections As Studios
The Hollywood Reporter

9.28.23
AI Detection Startups Say Amazon Could Flag AI Books. It Doesn’t
Wired

9.22.23
3 things to know about why authors are suing OpenAI
Fast Company

9.22.23
George R.R. Martin Among 17 Authors Suing Over ChatGPT
Vulture

9.21.23
Game of Thrones creator and other authors sue ChatGPT-maker for ‘theft’
Al Jazeera

9.21.23
‘Game of Thrones’ creator and other authors sue ChatGPT-maker OpenAI for copyright infringement
AP News

9.21.23
Game of Thrones author sues ChatGPT owner OpenAI
BBC News

9.21.23
Martin, Grisham and Picoult among 17 authors to file AI lawsuit
The Bookseller

9.21.23
These authors say Open AI stole their books to train ChatGPT. Now they’re suing
CBC

9.21.23
George R. R. Martin, Jodi Picoult and other famous writers join Authors Guild in class action lawsuit against OpenAI
CNN Business

9.21.23
‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin and other writers sue ChatGPT’s maker claiming copyright infringement: ‘Generative AI threatens to decimate the author profession’
Insider

9.21.23
George RR Martin, John Grisham among famous authors suing ChatGPT creator for copyright infringement
New York Post

9.21.23
John Grisham, other top US authors sue OpenAI over copyrights
Reuters

9.20.23
Grisham, Martin join authors suing OpenAI: “There is nothing fair about this” [Updated]
Ars Technica

9.20.23
George R.R. Martin, John Grisham and other writers sue over ChatGPT
Axios

9.20.23
‘Game of Thrones’ Author, Grisham Sue OpenAI Over Copyright
Bloomberg Law

9.20.23
George R.R. Martin, John Grisham and other major authors sue OpenAI, alleging “systematic theft”
CBS News

9.20.23
John Grisham, George R.R. Martin and other prominent authors sue OpenAI
CNBC

9.20.23
John Grisham, George R.R. Martin And Other Writers Join Authors Guild In Class Action Lawsuit Against OpenAI
Deadline

9.20.23
Jodi Picoult, George RR Martin among authors suing OpenAI over ChatGPT
The Hill

9.20.23
Top Authors Join Lawsuit Against OpenAI Over “Mass-Scale Copyright Infringement” of Novels
The Hollywood Reporter

9.20.23
George R.R. Martin Among 17 Authors Suing OpenAI for Copyright Infringement
IGN

9.20.23
Franzen, Grisham and Other Prominent Authors Sue OpenAI
The New York Times

9.20.23
George R.R. Martin, John Grisham Lead Authors Guild Class Action Lawsuit Against ChatGPT
Rolling Stone

9.20.23
George R.R. Martin and other authors sue OpenAI for copyright infringement
The Verge

9.14.23
Bizarre AI-generated products are in stores. Here’s how to avoid them.
The Washington Post

9.11.23
Another group of writers is suing OpenAI over copyright claims
The Verge

8.16.23
Booksellers Want Justice Department to Investigate Amazon
Book Riot

8.16.23
Booksellers, authors demand FTC investigate Amazon’s alleged monopoly
New York Post

8.16.23
Authors and Booksellers Urge Justice Dept. to Investigate Amazon
The New York Times

8.16.23
Does this book mean the end of authors?
The Sydney Morning Herald

8.16.23
Authors call on FTC to investigate Amazon’s alleged monopoly in the bookselling industry
The Verge

8.15.23
Copyright Update: Internet Archive Injunction Leaves Some Concerns
Publishing Perspectives

8.14.23
Why the Great AI Backlash Came for a Tiny Startup You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Wired

8.13.23
Fiction writers fear the rise of AI, but also see it as a story to tell
AP News

8.13.23
The Case of the Internet Archive vs. Book Publishers
The New York Times

8.12.23
Publishing scammers are using AI to scale their grifts
Vox

8.11.23
4 Crisis Lessons From Amazon’s Decision To Remove ‘Garbage Books’
Forbes

8.10.23
An author says AI is ‘writing’ unauthorized books being sold under her name on Amazon
CNN Business

8.10.23
Dallas Booksellers Slam GOP’s Latest Book Law: ‘Entryway to Censorship’
Dallas Observer

8.10.23
News outlets demand new rules for AI training data
The Verge

8.8.23
Famous Author Jane Friedman Finds AI Fakes Being Sold Under Her Name on Amazon
The Daily Beast

8.8.23
Amazon Removes AI-Generated Books That Spoofed an Author’s Byline
Gizmodo

8.8.23
Guess What, If You Build an AI Project That Steals Data From Thousands of Books, Authors Are Going To Be Mad!
The Mary Sue

8.7.23
Private equity firm KKR buys Simon & Schuster from Paramount Global for $1.62 billion in cash
New York Daily News

8.7.23
As New Law Looms, Follett Asks Publishers to Help ‘Rate’ Their Own Books for Sale in Texas
Publishers Weekly

8.7.23
KKR Wins S&S for $1.62 Billion
Publishers Weekly

8.7.23
Simon & Schuster acquired by private-equity firm KKR
The Washington Post

8.2.23
A.I.’s Inroads in Publishing Touch Off Fear, and Creativity
The New York Times

7.31.23
Hollywood’s Fight Against A.I. Will Affect Us All
The New Republic

7.26.23
Texas booksellers, authors sue state over new law
Allied News

7.26.23
Austin’s BookPeople sues Texas over new law restricting school library books
Texas Public Radio

7.25.23
Federal lawsuit seeks to block Texas book ban over sexual content ratings
Associated Press

7.25.23
Booksellers sue Texas over new ratings law they say could ban ‘Romeo and Juliet’
The Dallas Morning News

7.25.23
Booksellers Move to the Front Lines of the Fight Against Book Bans in Texas
The New York Times

7.25.23
Booksellers, Industry Groups File Suit to Block Texas Book Rating Law
Publishers Weekly

7.25.23
Booksellers sue over Texas law requiring them to rate books for appropriateness
The Texas Tribune

7.21.23
Stop using our books to train AI without consent, say authors
BBC

7.20.23
OpenAI’s Sam Altman, Google’s Sundar Pichai asked to pay for using works of over 8000 authors to train AI
Business Today

7.20.23
Thousands of authors demand payment from AI companies for use of copyrighted works
CNN

7.20.23
‘AI owes its existence to our writings’: 8,000 writers demand compensation from tech companies for use of copyrighted material
The Economic Times

7.20.23
Authors call for AI companies to stop using their work without consent
The Guardian

7.20.23
Thousands of authors sign a letter urging AI makers to respect copyright and obtain permission
Upworthy

7.19.23
Thousands of writers demand AI stop using work without permission
Al Jazeera

7.19.23
Thousands of Authors Demand Compensation for Work That Trains AI
Bloomberg Law

7.19.23
James Patterson and Jodi Picoult among 9,000 authors demanding payouts from tech companies who ‘feed’ their books to AI
Daily Mail

7.19.23
James Patterson, Margaret Atwood, and 8,000 other authors want AI companies to pay them for using their works
Insider

7.19.23
9,000 authors rebuke AI companies, saying they exploited books as ‘food’ for chatbots
Los Angeles Times

7.19.23
The Pen Is Mightier Than The Large Language Model
Forbes

7.19.23
Writers denounce ‘inherent injustice’ in AI not compensating authors
UPI

7.18.23
James Patterson, Margaret Atwood among thousands of writers urging AI companies to honor copyrights
AP News

7.18.23
Margaret Atwood among thousands of authors demanding compensation from AI companies
CBC

7.18.23
Margaret Atwood among thousands of writers urging AI firms to honour copyrights
The Mail

7.18.23
If you’re going to train AI on our books, at least pay us, authors tell Big Tech
The Register

7.18.23
Thousands of authors sign letter urging AI makers to stop stealing books
TechCrunch

7.18.23
Thousands of Authors Ask AI Chatbot Owners to Pay for Use of Their Work
The Wall Street Journal

7.17.23
Book Authors Demand Big Tech Pay for Using Copyrighted Works To Train AI
The Messenger

7.17.23
Nora Roberts, Margaret Atwood sign Authors Guild letter to fight AI
NPR

7.9.23
This is why comedian Sarah Silverman is suing OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT
Insider

7.9.23
2 authors say OpenAI ‘ingested’ their books to train ChatGPT. Now they’re suing, and a ‘wave’ of similar court cases may follow.
Insider

6.30.23
The second annual WIT Festival returns to Shakespeare & Company
The Berkshire Edge

6.29.23
How Amazon Sank Goodreads
Slate

6.26.23
ALA, AAP Reaffirm Landmark Freedom to Read Statement on 70th Anniversary
Publishers Weekly

6.25.23
Salman Rushdie and Cheryl Strayed among endorsers of anti-censorship initiative
AP News

6.15.23
Senate Judiciary Committee Advances Journalism Bill To Bolster Newspapers, TV Stations Despite Facebook Threat
Deadline

6.14.23
Scams Bait Self-Published Authors
Poets & Writers

6.13.23
Pundits Weigh in on Gilbert’s Decision to Pull Russian-Set Novel Over Ukrainian Backlash
Publishers Weekly

6.13.23
‘Eat, Pray, Love’ author Elizabeth Gilbert pulls new book set in Russia
The Seattle Times

6.12.23
‘Eat, Pray, Love’ Author Pulls New Book Set in Russia
The New York Times

6.12.23
Elizabeth Gilbert halts release of a new book after outcry over its Russian setting
NPR

6.9.23
ALA 2023: Program Picks for Dealing with Book Bans
Publishers Weekly

6.2.23
Authors Guild Issues Contract Clause Changes to Account for AI
Publishers Weekly

6.2.23
Battling Literary Censorship: New Court Actions
Publishing Perspectives

6.2.23
Well, What Is the Point of Prizes?
Slate

5.31.23
Librarians Sue Arkansas State Over Law Banning Them from Giving “Obscene” Books to Children
The Guardian

5.27.23
Coalition thanks Stitt for Free-Speech Stand
The Oklahoma City Sentinel

5.26.23
Librarians, Publishers, Bookstores Join Lawsuit Over Arkansas Library ‘Obscenity’ Law
Publishers Weekly

5.23.23
Authors Guild Issues Update on New Leaf Authors
Publishers Weekly

5.15.23
New Leaf Literary & Media Faces Backlash After Dropping Authors
Publishers Weekly

4.28.23
Why we need prizes for women and non-binary authors
The Globe and Mail

4.26.23
A radical new idea for regulating AI
Politico

4.20.23
Peering Into the Future of Novels, With Trained Machines Ready
The New York Times

4.20.23
London Book Fair 2023: Some Advice for Literary Translators
Publishers Weekly

4.17.23
Survey Finds Self-Published Authors Making Gains
Publishers Weekly

4.12.23
Public libraries in a Texas county risk closing in a dispute over banned books
Quartz

4.9.23
Internet Archive and the complex politics of e-book lending
The Week

4.5.23
Authors Guild Meets with Legislators Over Generative AI Concerns
Publishers Weekly

4.4.23
Bay Area free digital library at center of ongoing legal battle with publishers
ABC7 San Francisco

3.31.23
The Internet Archive’s Literary Civil War
Wired

3.28.23
If TikTok is banned, brace for epic First Amendment fight
Reuters

3.27.23
Legal Blow to Internet Archive, Controlled Digital Lending
Inside Higher Ed

3.26.23
A judge sided with publishers in a lawsuit over the Internet Archive’s online library
NPR

3.26.23
Copyright: US Court Rules Against Internet Archive
Publishing Perspectives

3.26.23
Internet Archive Loses Lawsuit Over E-Book Copyright Infringement. Here’s What to Know
TIME

3.25.23
Judge rules online archive’s book service violated copyright
AP News

3.25.23
In a Swift Decision, Judge Eviscerates Internet Archive’s Scanning and Lending Program
Publishers Weekly

3.24.23
Publishers and Authors Win: The Internet Archive Is Guilty of “Wholesale Copying and Unauthorized Lending”
Publishers Lunch

3.20.23
Internet Archive Faces Uphill Battle in Lawsuit Over Its Free Digital Library
Yahoo News

3.19.23
Online-Books Lawsuit Tests Limits of Libraries in Digital Age
The Wall Street Journal

3.16.23
NCAC Executive Director Christopher Finan to Retire
Publishers Weekly

3.16.23
Copyright: The ‘Protect the Creative Economy Coalition’
Publishing Perspectives

3.15.23
Publishers, sellers, authors form Creative Economy Coalition
AP News

3.3.23
How ChatGPT and AI are affecting the literary world
Mashable

3.2.23
Authors Guild Adds AI Training to Model Book Contract
Publishers Lunch

3.1.23
The Authors’ Guild Updates Its Model Contracts
Publishing Perspectives

2.21.23
ChatGPT launches boom in AI-written e-books on Amazon
Reuters

2.13.23
Let’s Stop Pretending—ChatGPT Isn’t That Smart
Barron’s

2.13.23
Z-Library returns, aims to avoid seizures by giving each user a secret URL
Ars Technica

2.10.23
What the hard-won HarperCollins union contract means for the future of books
Vox

2.1.23
Adelaide Books Promises to Make Things Right with Authors
Publishers Weekly

1.31.23
President Biden is asked to show support for legislation that would help save local journalism in State of the Union address
Editor & Publisher

1.30.23
Live-Action ‘Danny And The Dinosaur’ Film Based On Syd Hoff Children’s Books In Works From Legendary, HarperCollins
Deadline

1.27.23
United States’ Authors Guild Applauds the Google Lawsuit
Publishing Perspectives

1.26.23
US Authors Guild supports antitrust action against Google
The Bookseller

1.23.23
Amazon’s New Ebook Return Policy to Take Effect Shortly
Publisher’s Lunch

1.23.23
New Kindle ebook return policy to take effect at the end of January
Good E-reader

1.18.23
Overlords at the Easel
WhoWhatWhy

1.12.23
Markus Dohle’s Big Flop: What Penguin Random House’s Failed Bid to Eat S&S Means for Publishing
New York

1.10.23
Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch on Book Sales, Copyright, and More
Publishers Weekly

1.10.23
Authors Sue Alleged ‘Predatory’ Publisher Over Unpaid Royalties
Publishers Weekly

1.10.23
Authors Guild Sues Small Press Over Royalties
Publishers Lunch

1.9.23
11 Authors Sue Publisher Over Unpaid Royalties
Law360

12.28.22
Generative AI, Andy Warhol ‘Fair Use’ Lead 2023 Copyright Issues
Bloomberg Law

12.26.22
Why It Matters That AI Photo Apps Are Infringing on Artists’ Copyrights
Lifewire

12.16.22
PW’s 2022 People of the Year: The Defenders
Publishers Weekly

12.15.22
Authors Guild Urges New York Governor to Sign Freelance Isn’t Free Act into Law
Publishers Weekly

12.14.22
Ask an Expert: Mary Rasenberger
Publishers Lunch

12.12.22
Queer Artists Discover AI Art App Uses Their Art Without Permission
Los Angeles Blade

12.06.22
Publishers Association hails ‘significant breakthrough’ in Z-Library piracy case
The Bookseller

11.22.22
Paramount scraps proposed sale of Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House
CBS News

11.21.22
Paramount Terminates PRH Bid for S&S
Publishers Weekly

11.21.22
A Huge Merger’s Collapse Breaks a Pattern of Consolidation in Publishing
The New York Times

11.21.22
PRH’s bid to buy S&S confirmed over
The Bookseller

11.21.22
Proposed merger of two publishing giants is officially over
Associated Press

11.21.22
Paramount pulls offer to sell Simon & Schuster to Penguin Random House
The Los Angeles Times

11.20.22
Feds arrest Russians allegedly behind ‘world’s largest’ pirated ebook library
The Verge

11.17.22
The FBI closed the book on Z-Library, and readers and authors clashed
The Washington Post

11.17.22
Z-Library founders arrested after the pirated e-book site is shut down
Fast Company

11.17.22
Authors Guild Applauds Arrest, Indictment of Major E-Book Pirates
Publishers Weekly

11.16.22
Two Russians charged with running Z-Library book piracy website
New York Daily News

11.11.22
Feds Seize One of the Largest Sites for Pirated Books and Articles, Z-Library
Vice

11.08.22
People are blaming Colleen Hoover fans on TikTok for the demise of ebook piracy site Z-Library
The Daily Dot

11.04.22
U.S. Authorities Seize Z-Library Domain Names
TorrentFreak

11.04.22
Pirated e-book site Z-Library vanishes—sending college students into a panic
Fast Company

11.03.22
The Penguin Random House–Simon & Schuster Merger Has Been Blocked. What Now?
The New Republic

11.02.22
Writers Guild East: Justice Dept. Should Tackle Hollywood Mergers, Too
The Hollywood Reporter

11.01.22
A Big Publishing Merger Was Blocked, but Brought the Industry Little Clarity
The New York Times

11.01.22
‘Victory for authors’ as Penguin Random House purchase of Simon & Schuster halted
Sky News

10.31.22
Court Blocks Penguin Random House, S&S Merger
Publishers Weekly

10.31.22
Judge blocks Penguin Random House takeover of Simon & Schuster
The Los Angeles Times

10.31.22
TikTok Blocks Z-Library Hashtag Pending Piracy Investigation
TorrentFreak

10.03.22
Internet Archive Pandemic Library Provokes Broader Lending Fight
Bloomberg Law

09.30.22
Yesterday, Hundreds of Authors Signed a Public Letter Telling Publishers to Stop Attacking Libraries
Washington Post Book Club

09.29.22
The Soul of WIT
The Berkshire Eagle

09.23.22
Amazon Tells The Authors Guild It’s Going to Restrict Ebook Returns
PC Magazine

09.20.22
Alexie, Evison, Hopkins Speak Up in Defense of Banned Books
Publishers Weekly

09.19.22
Breaking into English
Los Angeles Review of Books

09.16.22
Book Ban Efforts Surging in 2022, Library Association Says
Associated Press

09.02.22
Freedom of Press Triumphed in Virginia This Week
Washington Post Book Club

08.22.22
The Future of Books in Limbo as Judge Decides Whether to Give the Nod to $2.2B Publishing Merger
Fortune

08.19.22
Authors Guild And Others Blast Internet Archive’s Lending Library
Media Post

08.18.22
Op-Ed: How an Antitrust Trial Could Reshape the Books We Read — and Who Writes Them
The Los Angeles Times

08.07.22
Authors and Bookstore Owners Worry a Big Publishing Merger Will Affect Diversity
NPR’S Weekend Edition

08.02.22
Stephen King Testifies Against Publishing’s Biggest Merger
The Los Angeles Times

07.18.22
Amazon Self-Publishers Eye Emerging Legal Arena to Fight Piracy
Bloomberg Law

07.15.22
Copyright Counts
The Bookseller

07.13.22
The Authors Guild Presents the WIT (Words, Ideas & Thinkers) Festival at Shakespeare & Co
WAMC (NPR) Poughkeepsie/Albany/Western MA

06.03.22
Freelance Isn’t Free Act Passes in New York State
Publishers Weekly

06.02.22
Censorship Roundup: Organizations Respond to Virginia Suit Against Barnes & Noble
School Library Journal

05.12.22
Librarians Push Back Against Book Banning
Salon.com

05.06.22
Penguin Random House, Authors Guild on Book Bannings
Publishing Perspectives