Archant's subbing hub makes business sense - but consider the cost

The "proposal" by the Norwich-based newspaper publisher, Archant, to move production of its London, Kent and Hertfordshire titles to headquarters is unsurprising.We were informed on Tuesday morning that the production teams - 15 in Archant London, and others in Herts and Cambs and Kent - will all be made redundant. That constitutes the production editors, every sub-editor and every designer.Instead, the company plans to produce all the newspapers in Norwich. They include the Romford and Ilford Recorders, the Ham & High and the Islington and Hackney Gazettes. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are bookstores essential businesses? In France, they’re making the case.

As Europe goes back into pandemic lockdown French bookstores are making the case to remain open, despite the fact bars and restaurants will be closing. Citing fears of increasing “cultural isolation” bookstore associations are joining with publishers to demand classification as essential... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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How “Memorial Drive” Tries to Make Sense of a Mother’s Murder

Katy Waldman writes about “Memorial Drive,” a new memoir by the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Natasha Trethewey, who pieces together memories of her mother, who was murdered by Trethewey’s stepfather. Continue reading at New Yorker

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Two new horror novels make sense of our current dystopian reality

Josh Malerman’s “Malorie” and Paul Tremblay’s “Survivor Song” are timely in ways the authors could never have expected. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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40 Under Forty: Christopher Michael Schroeder aims to make New Mexico the most small business-friendly state

Through SOMOS ABQ, Schroeder and others celebrate what makes Albuquerque a unique place. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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In ‘Short Life in a Strange World,’ paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder help an author make sense of his existence

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‘The Professor and the Parson’ tries to make sense of a narcissistic con man who fooled nearly everyone

Adam Sisman‘s sprightly new book follows a 20th-century fantasist who styled himself, variously, as a professor, doctor and reverend. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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‘The Professor and the Parson’ tries to make sense of a narcissistic con man who fooled nearly everyone

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Making Sense of a Bullshit Society: A Reading List by Malcolm Harris

How did everything get so bad, so fast? For young Americans, trust in society and its various institutions is at historical lows. These books comprise a solid intro to the mechanics of our totally fucked up and bullshit American society in 2020. There’s no Trump on the list, but if you read the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Alex Dimitrov and Dorothea Lasky, a.k.a. the Astro Poets, are here to make sense of modern life

The Twitter personalities discuss their new book and making astrology — as well as poetry — accessible. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Digiday Video: When it comes to making good video, publishers worry about resources and cost

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A writer tries to make sense of Larry Nassar’s decades of abuse

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Chuck Klosterman tries to make sense of our absurd reality in ‘Raised in Captivity’

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