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dc.contributor.authorSquires, Claire-
dc.date.accessioned2017-12-14T00:39:00Z-
dc.date.issued2017-10-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/25816-
dc.description.abstractTrade publishing has been transformed by the interventions of digital technologies in workflow, products, sales, marketing and distribution, placing the twenty-first century industry in a post-digital age. Editorial commissioning, however, remains a largely traditional process, in which the individual editor’s taste, judgement, and gut instinct combines with company behaviour and market environment in selection processes. Drawing on analyses of publishing’s gatekeeping processes, and a dataset of interviews with UK commissioning editors, the article argues that while, for the main, editorial selection does not currently incorporate big data and algorithmic processes, its reasons for so doing might reside in the need to retain the human within publishing processes, and an evasion of the ‘machine imitating human’.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherWiley-Blackwell-
dc.relationSquires C (2017) Taste and/or big data?: post-digital editorial selection, Critical Quarterly, 59 (3), pp. 24-38.-
dc.rightsThis item has been embargoed for a period. During the embargo please use the Request a Copy feature at the foot of the Repository record to request a copy directly from the author. You can only request a copy if you wish to use this work for your own research or private study. This is the accepted version of the following article:Squires, C. (2017) Taste and/or big data?: post-digital editorial selection. Critical Quarterly, 59: 24–38, which has been published in final form at http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/criq.12361/full. This article may be used for non-commercial purposes in accordance with the Wiley Self-Archiving Policy https://authorservices.wiley.com/author-resources/Journal-Authors/licensing-openaccess/open-access/self-archiving.html-
dc.subjectpublishingen_UK
dc.subjectcommissioningen_UK
dc.subjecteditorial selectionen_UK
dc.subjecttasteen_UK
dc.subjectgatekeepingen_UK
dc.subjectbig dataen_UK
dc.subjectpost-digitalen_UK
dc.subjecteditorsen_UK
dc.titleTaste and/or big data?: post-digital editorial selectionen_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2018-10-26T00:00:00Z-
dc.rights.embargoreasonPublisher requires embargo of 12 months after formal publication.-
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.1111/criq.12361-
dc.citation.jtitleCritical Quarterly-
dc.citation.issn0011-1562-
dc.citation.volume59-
dc.citation.issue3-
dc.citation.spage24-
dc.citation.epage38-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.citation.peerreviewedRefereed-
dc.type.statusPost-print (author final draft post-refereeing)-
dc.author.emailclaire.squires@stir.ac.uk-
dc.citation.date26/10/2017-
dc.contributor.affiliationEnglish Studies-
dc.rights.embargoterms2018-10-27-
dc.rights.embargoliftdate2018-10-27-
dc.identifier.isi000415620900003-
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