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Authors, Customers Demand Borderlands Books Owner Divest from Store

As calls continue for embattled Borderlands Books owner Alan Beatts to divest from the store after allegations of violent assault and attempted rape surfaced two weeks ago, authors are canceling scheduled virtual events. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Rethinking on (not) publishing class

In Bluemoose Books' first online deli a couple of weeks ago, writer Heidi James revealed some uncomfortable truths. She’d been told early on by a supervisor that "the novel was for the middle classes" and that her work was "too shouty" for the typical novel reader. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 20:33:30 UTC ]
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Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations, Round 4

Three weeks ago, we put out a call asking that those of you who need something good to read in this trying, frightening time, might send us a few of your favorite books (and other things) so we could recommend a good book for you to read. And turns out quite a lot of you are […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-10 08:50:06 UTC ]
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Beyond the tent

A couple of weeks ago, John Howkins wrote a piece for us on the value of invisible work. Ever since, as news of one cancelled literary festival after another has hit my inbox, it's been resonating hard. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 13:14:19 UTC ]
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Our Personalized Quarantine Book Recommendations, Round 3

Two weeks ago, we put out a call asking that those of you who need something good to read in this trying, frightening time, might send us a few of your favorite books (and other things) so we could recommend a good book for you to read. And turns out quite a lot of you […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-03 08:49:47 UTC ]
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New Releases Struggle to Find an Audience

Last week, six new adult fiction titles were among NPD BookScan's top 50 print bestsellers. Three weeks ago, 15 new releases made the top 50 list. The situation was similar for new adult nonfiction titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Dr. Anthony Fauci’s tightrope act

On March 3, Politico’s Sarah Owermohle profiled an unlikely media star for our unlikely times: Dr. Anthony Fauci, the veteran director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. Fauci had demonstrated “an ability to talk frankly yet reassuringly about threats, to explain... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-03-24 12:06:29 UTC ]
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Hope Is the Most Powerful Arrow: A Conversation with Joshua Wong and Jason Y. Ng, by Tiffany Hawk

Interviews Tiffany Hawk In 2012, at sixteen years old, Joshua Wong and the pro-democracy student group he founded took on the Hong Kong government, mobilized more than one hundred thousand student protesters, and surprised the world by successfully... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-03-23 16:00:04 UTC ]
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Publicity in a time of corona

Just three weeks ago I had all been ready and excited for the Live From London event to announce the recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prizes at Simpsons in The Strand. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 07:06:32 UTC ]
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The Windham-Campbell Prizes

Just three weeks ago I had all been ready and excited for the Live From London event to announce the recipients of the Windham-Campbell Prizes at Simpsons in The Strand. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-20 01:53:35 UTC ]
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Twitter, Meredith Are Latest NewFronts Participants Moving to Digital-Only Presentations

Just two weeks ago, the International Advertising Bureau had deemed this year's Digital Content NewFronts the "new NewFronts." Indeed, the 2020 slate is going to be very different--just not the way the IAB had initially intended. The spread of the novel coronavirus, which the World Health... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-03-11 20:24:39 UTC ]
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What to expect from FX’s ‘American Horror Story: 1984’

Ad Age’s Coming Attraction offers brief previews of TV shows, movies and more of interest to marketers and media people. Tonight at 10 p.m. ET, FX’s fan-favorite horror anthology series “American Horror Story” will kick off its ninth season, titled “1984”—a nightmarish string of episodes... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-18 16:35:40 UTC ]
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The proof that Facebook is broken is obvious from its very modus operandi | John Naughton

Despite employing a small army of contractors to monitor posts, it’s clear the company is no longer fit for purposeWay back in the 1950s, a pioneering British cybernetician, W Ross Ashby, proposed a fundamental law of dynamic systems. In his book An Introduction to Cybernetics, he formulated his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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John Wilcock obituary

Journalist with a chaotic, creative career in the underground press, who was in at the launch of New York’s Village VoiceIn 1954, soon after he arrived in New York City as a jobbing Yorkshire-born journalist, John Wilcock put up a notice in a Greenwich Village bookshop. It invited people... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australia’s Real Estate Boom Has Wall Street Wooing a Newspaper Publisher

Just weeks ago, Fairfax Media said it would have to sharply reduce staffing at many of its newspapers. But Domain, Fairfax’s lucrative online real estate portal, has had its revenue continue to grow. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2017-05-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lesley Stahl Highlights an Author Who Always Makes Her Laugh

amazon.com It's fun to peruse New York Times chats with famous personalities about their favorite books, even more so when summer beach-reading season is just around the corner. A few weeks ago, for T magazine, actor Viggo Mortensen ran down some very heady choices. Now it is the turn of veteran... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six Broader Questions in Light of P&G's Digital Advertising Ultimatum

When the chief brand officer from the largest advertiser in the world announces that they don't "want to waste time and money on a crappy media supply chain," even those of us just outside digital media in packaging may feel a little twinge of dread in our stomachs.If you missed it a few weeks... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Biggest Loser' trainer Bob Harper hit by heart attack while working out

“The Biggest Loser” trainer and fitness guru Bob Harper is recovering from a serious heart attack he suffered about two weeks ago. Harper was unconscious for two days after he was stricken while working out at a gym in New York City, he told TMZ. A doctor who was working out at the same time did... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Boycott This: Why Tuning Out the Inauguration Is a Futile Gesture

Donald J. Trump today placed his normally-proportioned left hand on the inaugural Bible and, in front of a crowd of citizens gathered on the National Mall and a TV audience in the tens of millions, the real estate developer and reality show star was sworn in as the 45th President of the United... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anonymous' new weekly news show will make you angry

Four weeks ago, I reported on how hacktivist collective Anonymous was planning its own weekly news show. The aim of Teh Weekly News is, Anonymous says, to "balance establishment media by providing unregulated investigative news that has not been molded to corporate or government interests". The... Continue reading at 'Betanews'

[ Betanews | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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