A view from the top: Magazine leaders give their take on the ABCs

The latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations for the last six months of 2011once again highlight the challenges facing traditional publishers in the digital era. The business - in the UK at least - is not for the faint hearted, but it remains full of opportunities. Continue reading at 'Media Week'

[ Media Week | 2012-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Learn something new every day and save 77% off this top-rated app

If you have a reading list a mile long that seems to just keep growing, it’s about time you do something about that. Fortunately, apps like Headway make it easy to get personal with your reading and learning. Whether you want to build a business, improve your health, or level up your... Continue reading at PC World

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Top publisher apologizes for slurs about 'East Germans'

The CEO and co-owner of media company Axel Springer apologized Sunday for making crude remarks about “East Germans” in text messages leaked to a rival newspaper Continue reading at ABC News

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The Guardian view on US book bans: time to fight back | Editorial

Censorship is surging thanks to an organised rightwing minority targeting books on LGBTQ and Black characters and issues“A book is a loaded gun in the house next door,” warns a character in Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury’s dystopian vision of an America where books are considered so dangerous they... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Alexandra Robbins Wants More Books Written From the Teacher’s Point of View

One of the most common concerns I heard from teachers when I interviewed hundreds of educators for my book, The Teachers: A Year Inside America’s Most Vulnerable, Important Profession, was the negative portrayals of their profession by politicians, certain groups of parents, and on social media.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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‘I didn’t give permission’: Do AI’s backers care about data law breaches?

Regulators around world are cracking down on content being hoovered up by ChatGPT, Stable Diffusion and othersCutting-edge artificial intelligence systems can help you escape a parking fine, write an academic essay, or fool you into believing Pope Francis is a fashionista. But the virtual... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Millennial Black Church Leaders to Get Elders' Blessing

An event by the AND Campaign will feature authors, pastors, millennials, and elders who are working to bridge the conservative-progressive divide. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How a Tiny Literary Magazine Became a Springboard for Great Irish Writing

The Stinging Fly has helped launch several of Ireland’s most promising writers. How has a publication with 1,000 subscribers carved a niche in the Irish canon? Continue reading at The New York Times

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‘It was utterly wild’: the story of a 1970s erotic magazine for women

New podcast Stiffed investigates the forgotten story of Viva, a progressive magazine for women that featured Anna Wintour on staffBack in the mid-aughts, right before the internet made Play-Doh spaghetti of the magazine industry, Jennifer Romolini was an editor at Lucky, a Conde Nast property... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Writing History Showed Me a New Way to View Climate Change

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Gal-Dem, magazine for women and non-binary people of colour, to fold

Staff statement blames closure after eight years on financial challenge of running independent media outletThe magazine gal-dem, an online and print publication for women and non-binary people of colour, is to fold after eight years.In a public statement shared on Friday, staff at gal-dem said:... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Harlan Coben’s Top Tip for Book Touring: Appreciate Crowds

The No. 1 best-selling author still remembers what it was like to be the guest of honor in an empty bookstore. Continue reading at The New York Times

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The Audie Awards 2023: Top Honor to Viola Davis

The nonprofit Audio Publishers Association names its 2023 winners in 26 catetories from Audio Drama to Young Listeners. The post The Audie Awards 2023: Top Honor to Viola Davis appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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School Reports: Essence biggest faller among top 10 media shops in Nielsen table

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Another Prince Harry book? 'Spare Us!' gives his memoir the parody treatment

Prince Harry's tell-all memoir 'Spare' is getting a parody spoof with 'Spare Us! A Harrody' to be released next month. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Amazon no longer sells print and Kindle magazines

You can no longer buy either print or Kindle Newsstand magazine and newspaper subscriptions from Amazon, as the company appears to implement yet another cost-cutting measure. The e-commerce giant announced that it was halting Newsstand subscriptions on March 9th (via The Verge) and that the... Continue reading at Engadget

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Print Book Sales Slipped Last Week as DeSantis Title Topped the Charts

A small decline in print book sales last week came despite a 6.7% increase in adult fiction sales and a strong showing for 'The Courage to Be Free' by Florida governor Ron DeSantis, which was the top-selling book for the week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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ABC accuses News Corp and Daily Mail of amplifying misogynist Twitter abuse of Lisa Millar

Trolling of News Breakfast host over her outfit reported by the media outlets with screenshots and abusive tweetsLATEST: ABC host Lisa Millar admits anger but also hope after news sites republish ‘foul’ online abuseGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastThe ABC... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Ancient Drama for Modern Readers: Top 5 Greek Plays to Read in Translation

Bestseller lists of recent years have shown that our interest in the tales of the ancient Greeks is still going strong after three millennia, and even experiencing a renaissance. This is a testament, I think, to the timelessness of their content: the deeply human passions and agonies that they... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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A science fiction magazine closed submissions after being bombarded with stories written by ChatGPT

In a case of life (or something) imitating art, an award-winning publisher of science fiction says it’s being overrun with AI-generated work. Clarkesworld Magazine is no stranger to tales of artificial intelligence impacting society, but in a sad and wild case of life imitating art, the Hugo... Continue reading at Fast Company

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New Aussie drama Bad Behaviour gives us a complex portrayal of girlhood and queer stories

Stan’s new series adapted Rebecca Starford’s memoir gives brutal and honest insight into the consequences of bullying. Continue reading at The Conversation

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