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David Starkey dropped by publisher and university positions after racist remarks

HarperCollins will no longer publish books by the historian and is reviewing his backlist after he said ‘slavery was not genocide’HarperCollins has dropped David Starkey as an author, saying that the racist views the bestselling historian expressed in a recent interview were “abhorrent”.On... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 11:40:12 UTC ]
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How linear TV benefits from an excess of streaming options

The giddy excess of the Peak TV era has culminated in a sort of option paralysis among consumers, many of whom, when presented with a near-infinite number of entertainment choices, make none whatsoever. According to Nielsen’s newly released Total Audience Report for the first quarter of 2019,... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-02 20:18:24 UTC ]
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Head of ITV comedy drops all-male writing teams

Head of comedy tells festival that there are a ‘significant lack’ of women and an ‘awful lot’ of all-male teamsITV’s head of comedy has said she will no longer commission any show with an all-male writing team, or one that has just a “token woman”.Saskia Schuster took action after an audit of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-18 02:45:31 UTC ]
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We rush to condemn fakers such as Dan Mallory but the world has made impostors of us all | Rachel Cooke

The reaction to the exposure of the bestselling American author as a serial liar reveals more about our own insecurities than his duplicityWhat’s the difference between something going viral and a storm in a teacup? Not an awful lot, it often seems to me. Last week, everyone in publishing and... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on free speech online: let law decide the limits | Editorial

The standards by which the internet is controlled need to be open and subject to impartial judiciaries – not left to advertisersThe revelations we publish about how Facebook’s data was used by Cambridge Analytica to subvert the openness of democracy are only the latest examples of a global... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘There’s an awful lot of showmanship’: Confessions of a publishing consultant on Facebook’s news feed changes

"Publishers want to scare Facebook because there have been so many different gripes." The post ‘There’s an awful lot of showmanship’: Confessions of a publishing consultant on Facebook’s news feed changes appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at 'Digiday'

[ Digiday | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Writing in Vonnegut’s World

If these are the end times for literature, then we must be traveling in circles, for the death of storytelling looks an awful lot like its birth. The novel itself isn’t all that old. Sure, we can find a handful of examples going back thousands of years, but you have to stretch your definition of... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-01-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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