As Big Business evolved, did it doom the American Dream?

Nicholas Lemann traces the effects as corporations changed from paternalistic to ruthless. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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The long-suffering news business keeps getting big promises from Big Tech

With Google under pressure to clamp down on YouTube conspiracies and low-quality clickbait, the search giant is launching a major new effort aimed at strengthening its relationship with news publishers–and perhaps keeping them from going under. At an event in New York today, the company... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin dreams big with week-long online festival

Puffin is launching a seven-day online festival in partnership with Waterstones on 8th June, The Festival of Big Dreams, featuring a range of its authors and illustrators including Jacqueline Wilson and Nick Sharratt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Big Lit Meets the Mexican Americans: A Study in White Supremacy

1. Introduction: Everybody Loves Diversity WHAT SELF-RESPECTING white progressive isn’t all in on diversity? Why, no one! Everyone’s for diversity. This includes all the main pillars of the American literary establishment, what I’ll call Big Lit — the Big Five publishers, The New York Times Book... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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Kiley Reid | 'Those things aren’t her fault, but the fallacy of the American Dream makes her think that it is'

What is it like to be paid to be part of someone’s family? Kiley Reid’s début explores the uneasy nature of "transactional relationships". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2019: Nicholas Lemann Takes Stock of the American Dream

Ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, PW caught up with Nicholas Lemann, author of the brilliant new book, 'Transaction Man: The Rise of the Deal and the Decline of the American Dream.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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I Found My American Dream at the Public Library

In his op-ed for Forbes last year, Panos Mourdoukoutas, a professor of economics at LIU Post in New York, suggested that Amazon stores should replace libraries to save taxpayers money. Following the backlash this preposterous suggestion created, Forbes took the article down. But the outpouring... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-12 08:48:09 UTC ]
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I used to believe in hustle porn, and now I think it’s the antithesis of the American Dream

The pursuit of happiness shouldn’t come at the expense of one’s health and relationships, argues VisumCx founder and CEO. We all want to be happy. You’ve probably watched movies about seeking it, read books on what you need to do to achieve it, and listened to songs about finding it. If you’re... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-20 13:00:03 UTC ]
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This Big Facebook Critic Fears Tech’s Business Model

Roger McNamee was a mentor Mark Zuckerberg and an early investor in Facebook. Now he has written a book about the "Facebook catastrophe." Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business

Small publishers in Russia see a book market unfairly dominated by large publishing groups and their control over the country's major bookselling chains. The post Russian Independent Booksellers and Publishers Say Big Players’ Partnerships Hurt Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Review: Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream, by Sarah Churchwell

In the late summer of 1941, as millions of Americans were debating whether to become involved in the war against Hitler, the journalist Dorothy Thompson wrote a celebrated essay for Harper's magazine. The title was Who Goes Nazi?, and Thompson explained that she had devised "a somewhat macabre... Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print Is Still Big Business in Magazine Media

Far from dead, print continues to be a critically important product for publishers. The post Print Is Still Big Business in Magazine Media appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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British writers can’t win the big US prizes, so why can Americans win the Booker? | Tibor Fischer

Opening the prize to global competition has been good for its profile, good for US writers - and a problem for novelists here and from the CommonwealthTonight the five judges of the Man Booker prize will announce this year’s winner. It was also the votes of five judges that chose the winners at... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’

Kevin Systrom said Instagram and Facebook realize media companies are important to their ecosystems and want to make sure publishers thrive there. The post Instagram’s Kevin Systrom on publishing on platforms: ‘The big question is, what’s the business model?’ appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-10-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy' series editor John Joseph Adams shares how sci-fi is evolving

'Trying to achieve change through something like science fiction seems like a pipe dream,' Adams says. 'But it also feels like the only thing that writers can hope to do.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The Big Idea Behind Harvard Business Review’s Record Growth

How the 95-year-old magazine grew its circulation 10 percent despite reducing print frequency. The post The Big Idea Behind Harvard Business Review’s Record Growth appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Big brand probes dominate FT business book longlist

The 17-strong longlist for the 2017 Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year has been announced, with perspectives on modern phenomena such as driverless cars, Uber and the history of the iPhone, and studies on Facebook, Google, and Amazon making the cut. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Is the big business of scientific publishing bad for science? – podcast

It is an industry like no other, with profit margins to rival Google – and it was created by one of Britain’s most notorious tycoons: Robert Maxwell• Read the text version hereSubscribe via Audioboom, iTunes, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Acast & Sticher and join the discussion on Facebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Book Depot Betting Big on Its Returns Business

The Ontario, Canada-based book wholesaler is completing a $3 million project to add a large-scale mechanical sorter, robotics, and supporting technologies that will give it significantly faster sorting capabilities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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4 Views of Evolving Edtech Business Models

Execs from Cornelsen Schulverlage, Scholastic India, Capstone's myON, and Microsoft Education share thoughts about various edtech business models. The post 4 Views of Evolving Edtech Business Models appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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