Media & Publicity

Recent press releases and announcements about Random House LLC's corporate and organizational activities.

February 21, 2014
Association of American Publishers, Twitter and Penguin Random House Launch #TwitterFiction Festival 2014, March 12-16

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November 14, 2013
Random House LLC Launches Pinterest Top Pins on Select Sites; Publisher Boosts Discovery with Pinterest’s First Set of APIs

Today, Random House LLC, a U.S. division of Penguin Random House, announced a partnership with Pinterest to use the service’s first set of APIs to help people discover popular content. Learn more and start discovering.

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September 12, 2013
Random House Studio, Tavola Productions, Clarkson Potter & Food Network Announce Cookbook & TV Show with Food Writer Amy Thielen For Fall 2013

You are invited to tune in –or DVR– the premiere episode of Random House Television’s debut television series, “Heartland Table,” which stars Amy Thielen, and is inspired by her September Clarkson Potter book THE NEW MIDWESTERN TABLE: 200 HEARTLAND RECIPES.
This Saturday (14), 10:30 a.m. ET/PT on The Food Network.

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September 4, 2013
Random House Children’s Books to Publish Dr. Seuss’s Classics as eBooks for the First Time

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July 1, 2013
CEO Markus Dohle Announces Penguin Random House Global Leadership Team

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February 15, 2013
Bertelsmann Welcomes Antitrust Clearance of Penguin Random House by the U.S. Department Of Justice

Gütersloh, February 14, 2013 – Media companies Bertelsmann and Pearson welcome the clearance of the planned combination of their book-publishing companies into the new, international Penguin Random House publishing group by the U.S. Department Of Justice. The DOJ has informed the parties that it has completed its review and has cleared the transaction in the U.S. In late October 2012, Bertelsmann and Pearson announced plans to combine their respective publishing operations, Random House and Penguin Group. Since the announcement, the planned transaction has been undergoing review by antitrust authorities in various parts of the world. Read more here.

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January 22, 2013
Random House Launches BookScout, New Book Discovery and Social Reading App for Facebook

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November 15, 2012
Fodor’s Announces Their Annual 100 Hotel Awards

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October 29, 2012
Bertelsmann and Pearson to Combine Book Businesses

Gütersloh / New York / London, October 29, 2012 – The international media groups Bertelsmann and Pearson announced today that they will combine the activities of their respective trade-book publishing companies, Random House and Penguin Group. Bertelsmann will own 53 percent, Pearson 47 percent. The closing of the transaction is scheduled to take place in the second half of 2013, following regulatory approval. Read more here.

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August 8, 2012
The Random House, Inc. Foundation, announces the Random House Teachers Awards

The Random House,  Inc. Foundation,  announces the Random House Teachers Awards,  which will recognize our nation’s teachers who develop innovative projects in support of cultivating  literacy and lifelong reading.

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Past Press Releases

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