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J.K. Rowling and the political poster: Edinburgh advertisement removed

A poster supporting the Harry Potter author, paid for by an anti-trans activist, was removed from an Edinburgh train station for being too political. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-07-31 17:57:33 UTC ]
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The attacks on press freedom in Portland

This week Dave Miller, who hosts a daily talk show on Oregon Public Broadcasting, interviewed “two very tired people”: Tuck Woodstock and Sergio Olmos, both independent journalists. Since late May, daily protests in solidarity with Black lives and against police brutality have taken place in... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-07-24 12:18:51 UTC ]
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Children's news website apologises to JK Rowling over trans tweet row

The Day faced legal action from author after implying that her comments on gender harmed trans peopleA news website aimed at British schoolchildren has agreed to pay an unsubstantiated amount after it implied that JK Rowling’s comments on gender caused harm to trans people.The Day, which is... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-23 16:33:19 UTC ]
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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 23:01:08 UTC ]
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JK Rowling book sales unaffected by transgender views row

Bloomsbury says books were a lockdown hit, with children’s division revenue up 27%The backlash against JK Rowling’s views on transgender law reform has failed to dent the popularity of the Harry Potter author’s books, with publisher Bloomsbury saying they have proved a lockdown hit, pushing... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-21 12:29:43 UTC ]
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Mission-Driven Indie Bookstores Drop J.K. Rowling's Books

Three mission-driven indie bookstores well-known for their commitment to social justice have ceased stocking books written by J.K. Rowling, accusing the Harry Potter author of promoting hatred towards transgender people. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Four authors leave Blair Partnership over Rowling controversy

J K Rowling's agency The Blair Partnership has lost four of its author clients over the controversy surrounding the Harry Potter author's views on transgender law reform.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-22 05:27:06 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: June 10, 2020

In order to create the Ultimate Summer 2020 Reading List, we’ve ventured into unfamiliar territory and employed… math. | Lit Hub How JK Rowling betrayed the world she created: Gabrielle Bellot on growing up with the Harry Potter universe. | Lit Hub “The pace and frequency of Trump’s falsehoods... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-10 10:30:25 UTC ]
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Daniel Radcliffe rebukes J.K. Rowling’s latest tweets about trans women

After the author’s widely criticized round of gender identity tweets over the weekend, the actor spoke up on behalf of transgender women. The creator of Harry Potter seems to have lost Harry Potter himself, as Daniel Radcliffe comes to the defense of trans women in the wake of J.K. Rowling’s... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2020-06-09 10:00:07 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling unearthed an old work for her new children's book that's free online

"Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is releasing her new book, "The Ickabog," in free online installments. The first two chapters are out now. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-26 19:33:57 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling unveils new kids tale The Ickabog as free online serial

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is releasing her latest book as a free online serial for kids "needing distraction during the strange and difficult time we're passing through" — and she's also calling on young fans to help create illustrations... Continue reading at 'CBC'

[ CBC | 2020-05-26 15:57:26 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling’s next book, ‘The Ickabog,’ will be available free online

The Harry Potter series creator is also asking her young readers to supply illustrations for the print version of the novel, available in November. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-26 15:11:00 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling Begins Publishing ‘The Ickabog,’ for Children in Lockdown

The Harry Potter author said her new fairy tale would go online in installments, starting Tuesday, and published as a book in November. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-26 14:47:26 UTC ]
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New & Noteworthy Audiobooks, From Harry Potter to Kevin Hart

A selection of recent audiobooks of interest; plus, a peek at what our colleagues around the newsroom are reading. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-05-26 09:00:06 UTC ]
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Quiz: Which Member of Dumbledore’s Army from Harry Potter Are You?

Answer the 10 questions in the Dumbledore's Army quiz and you will find out if you are more of a Harry or Neville or one of the other members! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-06 10:34:02 UTC ]
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Spotify, Wizarding World bring Harry Potter to digital audio

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning are among a handful of celebrities who will be reading various chapters of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone” exclusively on Spotify. Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2020-05-05 18:54:51 UTC ]
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Spotify takes aim at Audible with help from Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe, David Beckham and Dakota Fanning are among a handful of celebrities who will be reading various chapters of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone” exclusively on Spotify. The move underscores the streaming giant's efforts to invade all things digital audio. Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2020-05-05 18:54:51 UTC ]
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Wicked! Daniel Radcliffe kicks off a star-studded reading of the first Harry Potter book

David Beckham, Dakota Fanning, Eddie Redmayne and "Harry Potter" himself, Daniel Radcliffe, have all signed on to read chapters of "The Sorcerer's Stone." Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-05-05 18:07:58 UTC ]
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Daniel Radcliffe Leads All-Star Harry Potter Read-Along

Daniel Radcliffe will lead an all-star read-along of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-05-05 17:46:56 UTC ]
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Celebs are reading the first Harry Potter novel on Spotify

The stars are coming out to bring the first Harry Potter novel to life in a new way. There have been audiobooks of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Philosopher's Stone, and (of course) a movie based on it, but this time around, big names are reading t... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2020-05-05 16:59:45 UTC ]
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