'Banned' Judge Dredd satire to be reprinted for first time

Previously unpublished episodes of the comic book series Judge Dredd from the late 1970s, part of the 2000 AD anthology, are going to be reprinted for the first time by Rebellion Publishing following a change in the law. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Nicholls joins Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020 judging panel

Bestselling author and screenwriter David Nicholls has joined the Sunday Times Audible Short Story Award 2020 judging panel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 22:37:04 UTC ]
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Amazon’s Superhero Satire The Boys Is Wonderfully Tasteless and Occasionally Timely

The new comic book adaptation adjusts for the rise of Marvel but not the rise of Trump. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2019-08-15 22:06:08 UTC ]
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Why some experts say it's time for Twitter and Facebook to ban anti-vaccination posts

As measles cases continue to rise in Canada and the U.S., experts are calling on social media platforms to ban anti-vaccination posts, saying the risks to public health created by misinformation outweigh the right to free speech. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-05-22 08:00:00 UTC ]
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Export ban on judge's copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover

In a rare move, the Government is appealing for a buyer to pay £56,250 for the obscenity trial judge’s copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover to stop it leaving the country. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Davies and De Waal among Sunday Times Audible Short Story judges

Authors Carys Davies and Kit de Waal will be among the judges for this year’s Sunday Times Short Story Award, which this year is sponsored for the first time by Audible. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carlos Ezquerra: Tributes paid after Judge Dredd co-creator dies aged 70

Comic book artist Carlos Ezquerra is praised for his "unique style" following his death aged 70. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice Department makes final plea to judge to halt AT&T's proposed purchase of Time Warner or significantly scale it back

The government on Monday made its final plea to a federal judge to block AT&T Inc.’s $85.4-billion purchase of Time Warner Inc. or order it significantly scaled back, arguing that the combined company would be so powerful it would hinder competition and raise pay TV prices for consumers.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawaii judge blocks Trump's new travel ban

A federal judge in Hawaii on Tuesday issued an order blocking major parts of President Trump’s newest travel ban, suggesting it violated immigration law. The decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu stops the administration’s travel restrictions nationwide before they were... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Still No Opinion, but Judge's Order Bans Distribution of 'Infringing' KinderGuides

A federal judge has signed off on a permanent injunction immediately barring Moppet Books from distributing in the U.S. any versions of its KinderGuides series held to be infringing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists

Elif Shafak and Lucy Hughes-Hallett are named judges in London; the public is one of five judges in the Alabama-based Harper Lee Prize. The post Competition Notes: Sunday Times Prize Judges, Harper Lee Legal Fiction Prize Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Justice served: comic creators announce Judge Dredd TV show

After two Hollywood failures, 2000AD’s British publisher Rebellion is planning ‘one of the most expensive TV shows the UK has ever seen’ with Mega-City OneAfter two attempts to bring classic British comic character Judge Dredd to the big screen, the publishers of 2000AD have decided that the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Steve Dillon: Judge Dredd, Preacher and Punisher comic artist dies

Steve Dillon, the legendary British comic book artist, known for his work on Preacher, Punisher, and 2000AD's Judge Dredd dies aged 54 Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2016-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Chicken House seeks teen judge for Times competition

Publisher Chicken House is asking teenagers to upload videos onto YouTube about the books they would like to persuade other people to read to win the chance to be a judge on the 2016 Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition Entrants must be aged between 14 and 18 and can apply to take... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bragg to judge Sunday Times short story prize

Publication Date: Mon, 26/09/2011 - 11:59 Broadcaster and author Melvyn Bragg is to join the judging panel for the Sunday Times EFG Private Bank Short Story Award for a second year in a row. Bragg will be joined by actor Ian Hart, playwright and novelist Hanif Kureishi, novelist Joanna Trollope... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Times of India, New York Times, News Corp Share Content-to-Commerce Case Studies

Leaders of content-to-commerce initiatives at three global news media companies shared in-depth looks at how those projects started and how they are Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-18 19:00:36 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week: banned books around the world

As Banned Books Week UK kicks offi, Global English Editing shares a map of books currently banned internationally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 01:40:16 UTC ]
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“Literature Locked Up” Supports An End to US Prison Book Bans for Banned Books Week

PEN America launches their "Literature Locked Up" program for Banned Books Week in support of ending prison book banning. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-12 13:15:15 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: Authors Tell Booksellers, It's Best of Times, It's Worst of Times

BookExpo kicked off with the traditional adult book breakfast featuring three comedians, two novelists, and one history professor drawing laughs even while explaining how political and social upheavals inspire their writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Portraits from the L.A. Times Studio at the 2018 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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