AT&T executive grilled over email calling content providers 'shortsighted whores'

A top AT&T Inc. executive was questioned Thursday about past emails critical of content providers selling programming to online distributors as the government argued that the telecommunications giant should not be allowed to purchase Time Warner Inc. In the third week of an antitrust suit to stop... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How content providers can take on piracy in emerging markets -- and win

The recent news that musicians in Europe are making more from Spotify royalties than via iTunes is a big deal for all content producers. It may be a defining moment in the ongoing competition between subscription services and pay-as-you go digital downloads in the West. The same struggle is... Continue reading at Betanews

[ Betanews | 2014-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Provide Content for JetBlue

HarperCollins Publishers has signed on as the exclusive book content partner for JetBlue's new inflight wi-fi program, Fly-Fi, which provides content to airline passengers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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F+W Acquires Craft Content Provider, New Track

F+W Media is expanding its verticals with its acquisition of New Track Media, a craft content and commerce company founded in 2006. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-01-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NUJ backs Impress, calling Ipso a 'pointless so-called regulator'

Union believes alternative regulator is more compliant with Leveson reportThe National Union of Journalists has endorsed Impress, the regulator created as an alternative to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso).In so doing, the NUJ has labelled Ipso, which was set up by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling Call Me Ishmael

As chronicled in the Kickstarter video above, the Call Me Ishmael (CMI) project is ingeniously simple: People dial in to 774-325-0503, leave a message about a favorite book, and CMI produces the simplest YouTube video in the world, showing a manual typewriter typing the caller’s words. That’s... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The IAB Calls Ad Blocking 'Highway Robbery' and Ramps Up Its Call to Arms

Scott Cunningham, svp at the Interactive Advertising Bureau and general manager of the IAB Tech Lab, told Adweek after a press conference today that he's been privy to ad-blocking data from major publishers that have recently begun using software that detects ad blocking. Pressed to characterize... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Get Your Grill On: New BBQ and Grilling Cookbooks for Summer 2014

From low-and-slow barbecue to cooking pizzas or tempeh on the grill, there’s a bounty of cookbooks arriving this spring and summer to satisfy readers who have been itching to fire up the grill all winter. Here’s a rundown of what’s available. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Tweaks iBook Language: Your Content Is Your Content

A couple weeks after introducing its new iBooks Author app, Apple has clarified legal language about what happens to the books users create with the software. Apple continues to insist that users can only sell electronic books in the iBook format via its iTunes store. But it makes it clear that... Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Nosy Crow holds open call for picture book submissions from writers of colour

Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:03:39 UTC ]
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Virtual library 'a wake up call' for sector over promised national website

The free provision of e-books for children by Oak National Academy has been branded a "wake up call" for a sector still awaiting its long-discussed shared website for all public libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 04:54:52 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for publishing boycott of Trump administration memoirs

More than 500 book industry professionals have added their names to a call for publishers not to sign up veterans of the departing president’s governmentFive-hundred American authors and literary professionals have signed a letter calling on US publishers not to sign book deals with members of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-19 16:25:50 UTC ]
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‘On the Suffering of the World’ sounds depressing, but perhaps it is a call to action, too

A collection of works by the 19th-century philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer takes on new meaning today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Verizon, Hearst reach agreement that will keep WBAL content on Fios | COMMENTARY

Agreement on retransmission fees will allow Baltimore area Verizon Fios subscribers to continue to see WBAL-TV and NBC content. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2021-01-01 14:23:03 UTC ]
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Havas Chicago Names New Executive Client, Strategy Leads

Havas has named new executive client and strategy leaders in its Chicago office heading into 2021, hiring Lilia Arroyo Flores as chief strategy officer and Maisha Pearson as chief client officer. "Our clients' business needs are constantly changing--now more than ever--with strategy and... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-12-17 15:30:20 UTC ]
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Jordan Smith will serve as Interim Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.

Earlier this year, Lisa Lucas announced that she would be stepping down as executive director of the National Book Foundation to become Senior Vice President & Publisher of Pantheon and Schocken Books. This morning, the National Book Foundation announced that Lucas will be joining the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-10 14:46:45 UTC ]
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Coke in giant agency review and FTC threatens Facebook: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Coke’s giant review Coca-Cola is undertaking a massive agency review that... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-12-10 10:59:27 UTC ]
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Jordan Smith Named Interim NBF Executive Director

National Book Foundation deputy director Jordan Smith has been appointed interim executive director of the Foundation, succeeding current executive director Lisa Lucas, who is leaving to become senior v-p and publisher of Pantheon and Schocken books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Announcing a New Publishing Project and a Call for Co-Editors: Best Translations: An Annual Anthology, by The Editors of WLT

News and Events Photo by Wendy Call / www.wendycall.com Deadline for Applications: Thursday, January 7, 2021 Call for Applications: Two series co-editors, one with expertise in Asian literatures and one with expertise in Middle Eastern and/or... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-12-09 14:16:34 UTC ]
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