Decline in reading hurts publishers

Peter Murray writes "The United States (of course) isn't the only country facing a decline in reading with competition from other media. The Hindu Business Line has an article with the title 'Satellite TV, piracy hit publishing cos' about how a publisher is working with librarians to address the issue."

They say decline in reading habits, spiralling cost of production, piracy, proliferation of cheap quality books and onslaught of satellite TV channels have been cutting ground from under publishing industry's feet

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