Richard Sarnoff

Albanese, Andrew Richard; Milliot, Jim
December 2009
Publishers Weekly;12/7/2009, Vol. 256 Issue 49, p21
Trade Publication
An interview with Richard Sarnoff, "Publisher Weekly's" Publishing Person of the Year for 2009 and a participant in the Google settlement debate, is presented. Sarnoff notes that the publishers' settlement efforts is an industry effort citing John Sargent, Will Etheridge and others as active participants. He describes the settlement process as challenging. Sarnoff also cited some of the amendments to the settlement they agreed on which would respond to the concerns of the U.S. Department of Justice.


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