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Trump, Stephanie Grisham, and the chaos at the North Korean border

Yesterday, the cameras were rolling as Donald Trump—to applause and a handshake from Kim Jong Un—became the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea. The footage was shaky and broadcast at 2:45am Eastern time; nonetheless, it was a “made-for-TV moment,” as Politico’s Anita Kumar... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-07-01 11:38:14 UTC ]
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E. Jean Carroll Accuses Trump of Sexual Assault in Her Memoir

In her forthcoming book “What Do We Need Men For?,” the Elle advice columnist says the president assaulted her in the 1990s. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-06-22 15:51:15 UTC ]
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WI14: Kobe Bryant Receives a Mixed Reception from Booksellers

While some attendees at Winter Institute were excited to meet basketball star Kobe Bryant and learn about his new children's imprint, others said they may not sell his books, recalling his being charged with sexual assault in 2003. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of October 29, 2018

The creator of the “Shitty Media Men” list sells a primer on dealing with sexual assault, Atria buys a new novel by the author of Schindler’s List, and more in this week's notable book deals. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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East Bay Express Publisher Resigns Over N-Word

Stephen Buel will step down as publisher of the Oakland-based alt-weekly East Bay Express and sell its parent company following a "brief transition period," he announced this week after apologizing for using a racial slur in a June staff meeting. After reading associate editor Azucena... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In the face of scandals, no Nobel literature prize will be awarded this year

The Swedish Academy has announced the 2018 literature prize will be given in 2019, the first time since 1943 that the prize has been delayed. Allegations of sexual assault against the husband of one of its former members has created a rift within the secret academy.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2018-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Westwick axed from Agatha Christie drama after abuse allegations

English actor Ed Westwick has been axed from the BBC's Agatha Christie drama after being accused of sexual assault. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fashion and Brand Photog Terry Richardson, Banned by Conde Nast, Now Under NYPD Scrutiny

Photographer Terry Richardson, whose often risqu images have been featured in A-list fashion magazines as well as in ad campaigns for leading fashion brands, is under investigation by the New York Police Department, according to a report that appears in this morning's Daily News. The paper's... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2018-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canada’s Greystone Announces Sexual Assault Collection; About Comics Republishes ‘Negro Motorist’ Guide

In Canada, Greystone Books announces an anthology in women's experiences of sexual assault. In California, About Comics adds a 'Negro Motorist' guide. The post Canada’s Greystone Announces Sexual Assault Collection; About Comics Republishes ‘Negro Motorist’ Guide appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roxane Gay to edit anthology of ‘dispatches from rape culture’

Not That Bad, which will include contributions from actors Ally Sheedy and Gabrielle Union, aims to address the routine levels of abuse faced by womenFeminist commentator and writer Roxane Gay is editing a new anthology of essays about sexual assault and harassment, which will include... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Winnie M Li's sexual assault story wins Not the Booker prize

Debut author Winnie M Li has been voted the winner of the Guardian's Not the Booker Prize for her novel Dark Chapter (Legend Press), based on the true story of her sexual assault. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Book Group terminates Weinstein Books

The Hachette Book Group is terminating its Weinstein Books imprint in the US following the accusations of sexual assault against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Game-changing' book on sexual assault to Myriad

Myriad has bought world rights to What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape, a "game-changing" book that looks at sexual assault and the global discourse on rape from the viewpoint of a survivor, writer, counsellor and activist. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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“SNL” And John Oliver Pulled No Punches In Putting Bill O’Reilly On Blast

Bill O’Reilly has just entered the Nose Pin Zone, where advertisers would have to clamp something over their nostrils in order to not smell the toxic publicity coming from his recent sexual harassment lawsuit revelations. It started with a months-in-the-works New York Times article on April 1,... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2017-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rolling Stone publisher says UVA rape article was not entirely retracted

In lawsuit over discredited article, Jann Wenner says although ‘Jackie’s’ account was inaccurate, the rest of the story remained validRolling Stone magazine publisher and co-founder Jann Wenner said in a video deposition that he disagreed with a top editor’s decision to retract an entire article... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TV deal for O’Neill’s Asking For It

Bandit Television has acquired the television rights to Louise O’Neill’s Asking for It, a novel about sexual assault. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Biteback acquires Gambaccini memoir

Biteback has acquired a memoir from radio presenter Paul Gambaccini about when he was falsely accused of sexual assault. The publisher acquired the UK and Commonwealth rights to Love, Paul Gambaccini, which it describes as a “no-holds-barred story” about 12 months of trauma, from Caroline... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kobo has 'no interest in fighting publishers'

Kobo has said it has “no interest in fighting publishers”, after signing its first publishing deal with journalist Kevin Donovan for a book about Canadian radio presenter Jian Gomeshi, who is currently awaiting trial for sexual assault. The Canadian ebook retailer has signed world English... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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