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Verizon unloads Tumblr in deal with WordPress owner

Verizon has announced the sale of Tumblr, the fallen online community left over from the Yahoo acquisition, to the owner of WordPress, the website publishing company. On Monday, Verizon Media said it was unloading Tumblr, but did not disclose the terms of the deal. Axios reported the sale was... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-12 22:12:36 UTC ]
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At AAP Annual Meeting, Association Shows Off New Focus

In addition to protecting copyright and free expression, the AAP has added backing regulations and policies that can led to a robust and innovative industry to its mission statement. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Industry Organizations Condemn Murder of Bangladeshi Publisher Shahzahan Bachchu

'The beautifully diverse publishing culture of Bangladesh is at risk,' says the Internaitonal Publishers Association, in condemning the shooting murder of poetry publisher Shahzahan Bachchu. 'Free expression' says PEN 'is under grave threat in Bangladesh.' The post World Industry Organizations... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook finally explains why it bans some content, in 27 pages

Among the most challenging issues for Facebook is its role as the policeman for the free expression of its two billion users. Now the social network is opening up about its decision-making over which posts it decides to take down - and why. On Tuesday the company for the first time published the... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook reveals its censorship guidelines for the first time — 27 pages of them

Among the most challenging issues for Facebook Inc. is its role as the policeman for the free expression of its 2 billion users. Now the social network is opening up about its decision-making over which posts it decides to take down — and why. On Tuesday the company for the first time published... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Nonpartisan Nonprofits Fight For Free Expression

The literary nonprofit world is ramping up for a protracted campaign in favor of free speech in the wake of President Donald J. Trump's call for the elimination of the NEA and NEH. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Budget Calls for Eliminating the NEA, NEH

President Trump's budget proposal for fiscal 2018 calls for completely eliminating funding for the NEA and NEH as well as a number of other domestic programs. The LitNet arts coalition called the NEA proposal "an assault on free expression." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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German Publishers’ Petition Protests Media Constraints in Turkey

Germany's publishing leadership's petition for #FreeWordsTurkey calls for protection of free expression after the coup attempt of July. The post German Publishers’ Petition Protests Media Constraints in Turkey appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside the New-Look PEN America

The 95-year-old organization dedicated to free expression has recently rebranded and expanded. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Free Word appoints Backhouse as director

Roma Backhouse has been appointed as the new director of Free Word, an international organisation dedicated to literature, literacy and free expression, to succeed current director Rose Fenton in September. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK rights available for Charlie Hebdo editor's manifesto

UK and Commonwealth rights for the Charlie Hebdo editor’s posthumous manifesto, Open Letter: On Blasphemy, Islamophobia and the True Enemies of Free Expression, have yet to be sold, it has been confirmed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check it Out with Andrew Richard Albanese: Why Do People Challenge Books?

For many, the tragic events in Paris have highlighted the importance of free expression. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Attempt to ban performing artist’s abuse memoir ‘threatens free speech’

Artist is appealing against temporary injunction obtained by his ex-wife, who says book will be distressing for his son to readAn attempt to prevent a performing artist from publishing his memoir on the grounds that its contents would be distressing for his son to read has opened up “a new,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors, Literary Orgs Respond to 'Hebdo' Attack in Paris

After the attack at 'Charlie Hebdo,' PEN called for renewed efforts to protect "those working on the front lines of free expression.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABFFE to Merge with ABA

To expand free speech programming for indie booksellers the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, will become a distinct group within the ABA on January 1. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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MLRC Partners with ABFFE

The organization focused on the First Amendment will be working with the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression to provide speakers for bookstores during Banned Books Week, taking place this year September 21-27. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ABFFE President Wins First Amendment Award

Chris Finan, president of the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression, has been awarded the 2014 Hugh M. Hefner First Amendment Award for law. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Krosoczka to Host BEA Children’s Art Auction

Author and illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka will host the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression's 2014 children's book art auction and reception at BookExpo America. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AAP Stands With Pubs For Free Expression in India

In the wake of Wendy Doniger's book recall, the organization issued a statement of "solidarity with publishing colleagues in India" that calls for reform of the Indian penal codes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why are writers being curbed by NSA surveillance?

PEN American Center's report "Chilling Effects," offers some disturbing data about the effect of government surveillance on free expression and self-censorship in the literary world.PEN American Center’s report “Chilling Effects,” officially released Tuesday morning, offers some disturbing data... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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