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The Very First Books Published by Some of Your Favorite Publishing Houses

One of the most interesting things about book publishing, as an industry, is the way imprints and publishing houses develop over time—shifting focus to keep up with public interest, taking on personalities along with personnel, changing hands ad nauseam and merging like no one’s watching.... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-08-15 09:36:09 UTC ]
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Bring Back the Golden Age of Broadcast Regulation. Especially for YouTube and Facebook.

They should be seen as communications infrastructure, and be made to serve the public interest. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2019-06-07 01:34:58 UTC ]
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Did the AFR scoop the Tele on Barnaby Joyce's affair? | The Weekly Beast

Sharri Markson points finger on deputy PM – but did the business daily get there first? Plus: Fairfax battens down the paywall Sharri Markson was in her element this week, appearing on TV to talk about her Daily Telegraph scoop on Barnaby Joyce’s infidelity and the baby he is expecting with a... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Official secrets proposals are threat to publishers

Jo Glanville argues that the Law Commission's proposals for reforming official secrets legislation would limit editors’ freedom to publish in the public interest. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on the Sun journalists’ acquittal: the right verdict | Editorial

The readiness of juries to defend public interest journalism is good news. But the press should be more transparent about payments to sources for storiesThe case of the Sun journalists charged with paying public officials for information has been a troubling one in many respects. It is, we... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why We Still Need to Investigate the Rolling Stone Rape Story

This week, Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner asked the Columbia Journalism School to review Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s story about a gang rape at the University of Virginia. As it became clear that the story’s central incident—a gang rape of a freshman at a fraternity—did not happen as Rolling Stone... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Police officer awarded £60,000 damages over Times article

Report about Met detective sergeant Gary Flood claimed there were strong grounds to believe he was dishonest and corruptA police officer has been awarded £60,000 in damages in a high court judgment against the Times over an article which claimed that there were strong grounds to believe he was... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BBC's Lord Patten under pressure over claim Savile inquiry excluded evidence

Despite threat of legal action, Guido Fawkes blog publishes tape of Nick Pollard allegedly admitting omission was a 'mistake'Lord Patten is facing mounting pressure to get to the bottom of an allegation that the internal inquiry into the BBC's handling of the Jimmy Savile scandal may have... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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André Schiffrin

Publisher of great 20th-century writers and thinkers who lifted the lid on the business of booksIn March 1990, the publishing world was stunned by news of André Schiffrin's controversial resignation from the position he had held for the previous 29 years as editor-in-chief of Pantheon Books.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2013-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New Press: 20 Years of Publishing ‘in the Public Interest’

Twenty years after it was founded by former Pantheon publisher Andre Schiffrin as a nonprofit publisher with a mission statement to publish “in the public interest,” the New Press is on something of a roll. The house has a new bestseller—Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow—spacious offices in... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2012-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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