ALA Launches ‘Policy Corps’ Initiative

The program will tap expertise from within the library community to work on policy initiatives that affect libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Announces First Members of New 'Policy Corps'

The initiative seeks to develop expertise within the library community on key national and public policies that are important to libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Little Free Library Launches Read in Color Diversity Initiative

Little Free Library is partnering with a Minneapolis creative agency to launch Read in Color, an initiative designed to prompt more people of all ages to read diverse books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Launches Book the Vote Initiative

Penguin Random House has partnered up with PEN America, Out of Print, and When We All Vote to launch Book the Vote, which the publisher describes as a "nonpartisan initiative to protect free speech and ensure every voter’s right to participate in elections." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Without Much Fanfare, News Corp’s The Sun Launches a U.S. Site

U.K. newspaper The Sun quietly launched a free U.S. website on Wednesday morning as News Corp tries to take advantage Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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University presses launch new initiatives to reach readers with ‘experts’ in vogue

The boom in "smart non-fiction" has been a boon to university presses, with several publishers investing in new or ramped-up trade crossover lists. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 12:05:56 UTC ]
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S&S Launches New Book Club Initiative

"Book Club Favorites," a new direct-to-consumer program, is intended to promote titles from imprints across the company deemed of particular interest to book clubs. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Appalled': As ALA Kicks Off in New Orleans, Librarians Blast Trump Border Policy

In a statement this week, ALA president Jim Neal said there was "no legitimate policy or moral basis" for the Trump administration's "unconscionable" policy of separating families at the border. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Policy Paper: the Copyright Office Belongs in the Library of Congress

In a short, but deeply-sourced policy paper released this week, the American Library Association pushes back against a key talking point in the recent bid to make the Register of Copyrights a presidential appointee. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christian Stores to Launch Online Ordering Initiative

The Association for Christian Retail (CBA) is providing Christian stores with a consumer website that allows online sales and in-store customer pick-up. The Get It Local Today program is scheduled to launch this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBF Launches the Book Rich Environment Initiative

Over a quarter of a million books will be donated to public housing communities through a new initiative by the National Book Foundation in tandem with the federal government and several nonprofit organizations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Bloody Scotland launches new writer initiatives

New writers will be able to pitch to publishers and agents at the Bloody Scotland crime writing festival, which begins this Friday, while others will appear ahead of better known authors as "support acts". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Louise Mensch to launch rightwing site for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp

Publisher says US-focused site Heat Street will have no ‘safe spaces’Former Tory MP Louise Mensch is to launch a centre-right website for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.Mensch tweeted that under her leadership the libertarian website, Heat Street, will be a place where “disagreement will be... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ursula K Le Guin launches broadside on Amazon's 'sell it fast, sell it cheap' policy

Fantasy author accuses the online giant of using its market dominance ‘to control what we write and what we read’The grande dame of fantasy Ursula K Le Guin has weighed in forcefully to the debate about Amazon’s role in publishing. In a blogpost on the site Book View Cafe, entitled “Up the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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News Corp Launches Global Private Ad Exchange

News Corp today announced plans to launch a global programmatic ad exchange that will let advertisers buy across its more than 50 online and mobile products including WSJ.com, Times.co.uk and NYPost.com. News Corp is far from the first to jump on the automated selling trend; other premium... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Chicago Tribune Launches Ebook Initiative - but L.A. Times Opts Out

Tribune Company has kicked off an ebook initiative in partnership with Agate Publishing, collecting stories and photos from the Chicago Tribune and two other newspapers and selling them as digital long-form features. Tribune, which has already relea ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Rupert Murdoch's News Corp Launches Anti-Corruption Review

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has launched a review of anti-corruption controls in several of its publishing arms, including News International in London. Murdoch told News Corp staff in a memo on Wednesday that the company recently launched ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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News Corp launches Amplify educational unit, with help from AT&T (video)

In light of recent scandals, it's hard not to see this as a bit of image rehabilitation, but we'll do our best to take it at face value. News Corp is bringing its 18-month-old educational division to the fore by rebranding it Amplify and teaming up with AT&T to put tablets in the hands of... Continue reading at Engadget

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CWA to launch readers' initiative

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) is to launch a new initiative, the Crime Readers... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hearst Launches New YouTube Channel Initiative

In an effort to reach consumers in a multi-platform environment, Hearst Magazines has announced that the company will develop two new online video channels through YouTube. Hearst is one of among several publishers including Meredith and Rodale to roll out a plan to take advantage of the new... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2011-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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