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Dead air in Iowa

Last week, Lyz Lenz, a journalist and writer who lives in Iowa, predicted that the state’s caucuses “are going to be a f*cking nightmare.” In a piece for Gen, Lenz (who also contributes regularly to CJR) wrote that the caucuses are inaccessible at the best of times, and that state Democrats’... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-02-04 13:11:10 UTC ]
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Connect Meetings Acquires BizBash

BizBash, the 19-year old B2B media company for events organizers, has been acquired by Connect Meetings for an undisclosed sum, both sides announced. A subsidiary of the UK-based, global tradeshow company Tarsus Group, Connect serves meeting planners—in particular, those who organize corporate,... Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-12-17 20:01:44 UTC ]
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The long moral shadows cast by South Africa's colonial history

A new history book shows how entanglements of race, gender, class and sexuality in South Africa flow from the moral contradictions of the settler colonial state. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-12-08 07:14:51 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Puku Foundation: Children’s Books To Save Languages

Delegates to the IPA Nairobi seminar will hear about the work of Puku, a foundation rushing to generate children's books in endangered African languages. The post South Africa’s Puku Foundation: Children’s Books To Save Languages appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-28 05:30:54 UTC ]
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Why nonfiction books dominate bestseller lists in South Africa

Political books touches a certain chord in South African society that makes them bestsellers. Continue reading at 'The Conversation'

[ The Conversation | 2019-04-24 13:50:30 UTC ]
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International Publishers Association Names Its 2019 Prix Voltaire Shortlist

Book publishers on the 2019 International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire shortlist come from Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, South Africa, and Turkey. The post International Publishers Association Names Its 2019 Prix Voltaire Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN Afrikaans, Authors Forum, Outline Objections to South Africa’s Copyright Bill

PEN Afrikaans, like the International Authors Forum, echoes the International Publishers Association in criticizing South Africa's Copyright Amendment Bill. The post PEN Afrikaans, Authors Forum, Outline Objections to South Africa’s Copyright Bill appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa

With more than 240,000 titles, the South African ed-tech company Snapplify is working with communications provider Econet to make ebooks available to more African readers. The post South Africa’s Snapplify and Econet Wireless Announce Partnership for Digital Reading in Africa appeared first on... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: September 29, 2017

New bookstore coming to Florida; Upstate New York stores launch seasonal promotion; a California indie fights for survival; bookselling in South Africa; and more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores

From the VOA: Amid tough economic times in South Africa, consumers are supporting a growing number of used book stores, avoiding new-book prices. The post In an Economic Crunch, South African Readers Turn to Used Book Stores appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-08-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections

With a goal of getting South African authors' work to the country's readers, the African Book Trust is working to donate bookjs to library collections. The post African Book Trust Raise Funds for South Africa’s Library Collections appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The fall and rise of physical book sales worldwide – in data

The effect of ebooks on sales of paper books has not been as drastic as expected – it seems that other, more unpredictable factors have a greater influence on how and what we readNielsen, which tracks book sales in several countries, released 2016 figures to coincide with this week’s London Book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural In Other Words shortlist revealed

BookTrust today released its shortlist for In Other Words, its inaugural children’s books in translation project, comprising a story of spies and kidnapping set in Stalin’s Russia as well as "laugh out loud" entries from Denmark and South Africa, and entries translated from Afrikaans and Korean. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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France leads LBF International Excellence Awards nominations

The shortlists for the London Book Fair (LBF) International Excellence Awards have been unveiled, with France leading the way with four nominations followed by China, the US, South Africa and Canada each with three. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Exclusive Books Customers Move to Canada’s Kobo

In another deal that expands its international reach, Canada's Kobo is taking on the ebook customers of South African bookseller Exclusive Books. The post South Africa’s Exclusive Books Customers Move to Canada’s Kobo appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spotlight on South Africa

Jessica Faircliff looks at the challenges faced by the book trade in South Africa. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Bridge Books: ‘To Link Publishers With Readers’

As in parts of the world, distribution challenges loom large in Johannesburg for the book business. Bookseller Griffin Shea sees the need for a 'metaphorical bridge.' The post South Africa’s Bridge Books: ‘To Link Publishers With Readers’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet Kwezi - Africa's cartoon superhero

Most comic book superheroes are Europeans or white Americans but one artist in South Africa has been trying to change that. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2016-07-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South Africa’s Sunday Times Literary Awards Go to Gqola, Sithole

The 'overt threat of toxic masculinity' and 'the vapid promises of politicians and religion' in the other: South Africa's Sunday Times Literature Awards. The post South Africa’s Sunday Times Literary Awards Go to Gqola, Sithole appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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South African education lists fear state publishing move

Educational publishers in South Africa are meeting with the National Department of Basic Education this week in a bid to allay fears over a potential move towards state publishing that trade figures believe would “totally decimate” the industry. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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