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Mueller revisionism, and the culpability of the press

Under a presidency that, perhaps more than any in recent memory, tends to be rendered in starkly moralistic terms, there is perhaps no better case study of the rise-and-fall character arc than Robert Mueller. Where the right always hated Mueller’s probe into Trump, Russia, and the 2016 campaign,... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-23 12:32:09 UTC ]
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Dead air in Iowa

Last week, Lyz Lenz, a journalist and writer who lives in Iowa, predicted that the state’s caucuses “are going to be a f*cking nightmare.” In a piece for Gen, Lenz (who also contributes regularly to CJR) wrote that the caucuses are inaccessible at the best of times, and that state Democrats’... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-02-04 13:11:10 UTC ]
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Ex-Waterstones bookseller shortlisted for 2019 National Short Story Award

Donald Trump and the #MeToo movement are some of the themes dominating the 20019 National Short Story Award shortlist, which features all-female writers for a sixth time. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-06 17:33:37 UTC ]
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Birne joins PEW Literary with Faber deal

Eleanor Birne has joined PEW Literary as associate agent this month, moving from David Godwin Associates, and has already done a deal with Faber on Amber Medland’s debut novel about mental health and the impact of the #metoo movement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Farrow's #MeToo probe goes to Fleet for 'significant' sum

Fleet is publishing investigative reporter Ronan Farrow’s book, Catch and Kill, about his year-long investigation into sexual misconduct that triggered the #MeToo movement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Writers Conferences Confront Sexual Harassment

Women within the Christian writing and publishing community are coming forward with allegations and complaints of sexual misconduct. These accusations follow the #MeToo movement as well as the more recent #ChurchToo movement, in which several church leaders’ sexual indiscretions surfaced. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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JD Salinger's teenage lover challenges her 'predator' reputation

Joyce Maynard, now 65, has published a new essay that asks if the #MeToo movement will allow her to tell her side of the storyJoyce Maynard, who was wooed as a teenager by the late JD Salinger, has spoken out about how the literary world condemned her as “a predator”.Maynard was 18 when an essay... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Amber Tamblyn: No More Victims

Just weeks before the Harvey Weinstein scandal hit and the #MeToo movement went viral, actress, writer, and film director Amber Tamblyn wrote an ardent 'New York Times' editorial about how she was done with not being believed about her own harassment. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feminist fiction tops the bill at Olympia

Historical and dystopian fiction tapping into conversations around feminism and the #MeToo movement were the hot manuscripts going for big money at this year’s London Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Verso releases free #MeToo ebook

Radical publisher Verso Books has released a free ebook in response to the #MeToo movement. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Two children's authors dropped by agents amid claims of sexual harassment

In the wake of online accusations, The Maze Runner author James Dashner has lost representation, as has Thirteen Reasons Why author Jay AsherThe Maze Runner author James Dashner has been dropped by his literary agent after a series of anonymous accusations of sexual harassment were made against... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Prize for thriller novels without female victims draws mixed reactions

One female writer is setting up a book prize to reward the best crime novel in which no woman is the victim. Some – inspired by the #MeToo movement – are happy with the initiative, others fear it fails to address tough, real life issues.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Steve Bannon says #MeToo movement will be bigger than the Tea Party

Steve Bannon, the former White House insider and deposed head of Breitbart News, has high hopes for the #MeToo movement. In an interview published Friday in Bloomberg News, Bannon noted his belief that the movement against sexual misconduct–spearheaded by the #MeToo and Time’s Up organizers–will... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood sparks backlash over #MeToo concerns

Author Margaret Atwood has drawn criticism for suggesting the #MeToo movement is bypassing the legal system. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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