Amazon hires former White House press secretary

Amazon has hired former White House press secretary Jay Carney as senior v.p. for worldwide corporate affairs. Carney, who served as press secretary for US President Barack Obama for more than three years until 2014, will begin in his new job on Monday, Politico reported. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Slack Co-Founder Champions Hiring Diversity at White House's First South by South Lawn

At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action on Monday, Slack co-founder Stewart Butterfield explained that it's easier to implement diversity in hiring practices when companies are small, and by doing so, companies are more likely to be aware of a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Slack Co-Founder Champions Diversity in Hiring at the White House's Inaugural South by South Lawn Festival

At the inaugural South by South Lawn: A White House Festival of Ideas, Art and Action on Monday, Slack co-founder Stewart Butterfield explained that it's easier to implement diversity in hiring practices when companies are small, and by doing so, companies are more likely to be aware of a... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White House Letter: Lucrative Book Deals Might Finance the Obamas’ Post-White House Life

President Obama on the South Lawn of the White House in July. He could earn as much as $30 million with a two- or three-book contract once his second term ends, said Raphael Sagalyn of the ICM/Sagalyn Literary Agency. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2016-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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White House 'pressured official to say John Bolton book was security risk'

Ex-National Security Council official claims she was pressured her to say manuscript contained sensitive information after her department had cleared itA former National Security Council official who while working there reviewed John Bolton’s memoir for classified information before publication,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-24 15:10:36 UTC ]
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Apparently, the White House turned the routine review process for Bolton’s book into a huge mess.

When John Bolton was preparing to publish The Room Where It Happened, his memoir of serving in the Trump White House, he and his legal team took the routine step of submitting it for review at the National Security Council. It was Ellen Knight’s job to oversee that process, as she had done... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-23 20:07:06 UTC ]
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Trump is hardly the first serial liar in the White House. But his deceptions are different.

Review of ‘Lying in State: Why Presidents Lie -- and Why Trump Is Worse’ by Eric Alterman Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-16 06:05:25 UTC ]
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White House insiders’ failure to rein in Trump’s tilt toward chaos and lawlessness

Michael Schmidt shows how Trump’s style erodes constitutional limits on the president’s power. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Canada: White Pine Options Kids Can Press’ YA Book on Women Politicians

Taking a look at 19 internationally prominent women in political leadership, the nonfiction YA title 'In Good Hands' is to be made into a television series. The post Canada: White Pine Options Kids Can Press’ YA Book on Women Politicians appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amazon Charts: In a House of Lies hits the roof for a third week

Ian Rankin's In a House of Lies (Orion) has claimed the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot for a third week, as Mary L Trump's Too Much and Never Enough (S&S) holds the Most-Sold: Non-Fiction top spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-29 08:22:22 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race soars to top

Reni Eddo-Lodge's Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Bloomsbury) has rocketed straight into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one spot in its first week in the chart. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 00:35:29 UTC ]
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Actual cancel culture: White House threatens John Bolton about impending book.

Because they have nothing to hide about anything, the White House has issued some kind of threat—according to CNN’s Jake Tapper—in a formal letter to former National Security Adviser John Bolton, whose forthcoming memoir from Simon & Schuster contains first-hand accounts of Donald Trump... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-29 17:43:05 UTC ]
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The White House wages war on transparency: Iran edition

In the days since the US military killed Qassem Suleimani, Iran’s fêted top security official, Iran’s leaders have repeatedly threatened retaliation. Yesterday, they volleyed ballistic missiles at two bases that house US troops in Iraq. No casualties were reported. On Twitter, Mohammad Javad... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Little, Brown scoops book by 'Trump resistance' White House insider

Little, Brown is publishing a book from the anonymous senior official who wrote a New York Times op ed claiming to be part of “the resistance" inside Donald Trump's White House. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-23 07:27:05 UTC ]
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The White House wages war on transparency: impeachment edition

Yesterday, at 12:30am, Gordon Sondland—the US ambassador to the European Union who has emerged as a key character in the ongoing Trump/Ukraine scandal—received a voicemail from an administration official telling him not to appear at a House hearing scheduled for yesterday morning. Sondland duly... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-10-09 12:04:38 UTC ]
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Can an uncompromising activist keep her integrity while working in the White House?

Samantha Power’s new memoir, “The Education of an Idealist,” describes a bracing moral test. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-05 22:27:05 UTC ]
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Democracy is under attack. But how to protect it while Trump is in the White House?

Review of 'Ill Winds" by Larry Diamond and 'The Democracy Fix' by Caroline Fredrickson. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Argos hires Essence for digital and in-housing

Sainsbury's-owned retailer's digital media account moves from retail-specialist agency Summit. Continue reading at Media Week

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Germany’s biggest publisher sales houses unite to fight Google, Facebook and Amazon

Axel Springer and Funke Mediengruppe’s joint sales house Media Impact has joined forces with the joint sales house of fellow publishing juggernauts RTL Groupe and Gruner+Jahr to solidify an advertising alliance that sells the combined inventory of all four media groups. The post Germany’s... Continue reading at Digiday

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The Mueller report isn’t just a legal document. It’s also the best book on the Trump White House so far.

Review of “Report on the Investigation Into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election” by Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III Continue reading at The Washington Post

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