Australian newspapers black out front pages to fight back against secrecy laws

United campaign by media companies highlights government moves to penalise whistleblowing and criminalise journalism • Lenore Taylor: Concrete action rather than nice words are needed on press freedomThe front page of every newspaper in Australia was blacked out on Monday as part of a campaign against moves by successive federal governments to penalise whistleblowing and, in some cases, criminalise journalism.The campaign, by the Australia’s Right to Know Coalition, follows raids on the ABC’s Sydney headquarters and the home of a News Corp journalist in June, the legality of which is being challenged in the high court. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-20 22:51:36 UTC ]
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Want To Borrow A Library Ebook? Why It Might Become More Challenging (& How Libraries Are Fighting Back)

Macmillan's embargo on new ebooks impacts public libraries, now scrambling to make materials available to patrons. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-01 10:32:08 UTC ]
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Empire strikes back: News Corp turns blowtorch on former Australian reporter | The Weekly Beast

Former social affairs reporter Rick Morton attacked in print and online. Plus: Rowan Dean ignores police over Sydney stabbing attacksIt doesn’t take long for a top reporter at the Australian, with a regular presence on page one, to become the target of a front-page story in the combative... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-16 01:49:59 UTC ]
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Fighting Back: Spotlight on Rachael Denhollander

A powerful new memoir refuses to turn a blind eye to sexual abuse and offers survivors a way forward. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Why the ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Author Went Back to Prison

Piper Kerman, whose experiences and memoir inspired the Netflix prison dramedy, now works with inmates in correctional facilities. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-26 10:00:07 UTC ]
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Why the ‘Orange Is the New Black’ Author Went Back to Prison

Piper Kerman, whose experiences and memoir inspired the Netflix prison dramedy, now works with inmates in correctional facilities. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-26 10:00:06 UTC ]
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London Library backs Jacaranda project celebrating black British writers

The London Library has joined forces with indie publisher Jacaranda for its #Twentyin2020 project, celebrating black British writers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 11:44:25 UTC ]
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Procter & Gamble, a U.S. soccer sponsor, backs the women’s team's fight for equal pay: Monday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device; sign up here. What people are talking about today Procter & Gamble’s Secret deodorant brand, an official sponsor of U.S.... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-07-15 10:00:00 UTC ]
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A view of China, from the back — and front — seat of a cab

Frank Langfitt’s “The Shanghai Free Taxi” offers an unusual perspective on a rapidly changing country. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-11 14:35:47 UTC ]
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Her Book in Limbo, Naomi Wolf Fights Back

After her American publisher delayed her new book, “Outrages,” over accuracy concerns, she is responding with a strategy mixing scholarly peer review and damage control. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-09 10:36:47 UTC ]
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Australian media unite to demand government change laws after AFP raids

ABC, News Corp and Nine call for legislation to protect journalists and whistleblowers, saying a free press must be ‘entrenched in law’Media executives have united to call on the government to amend a range of laws to protect journalists and whistleblowers after a series of widely condemned... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-26 01:54:18 UTC ]
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Notre Dame front pages, Pulitzers by the numbers, Mayor Pete's NYMag cover: Publisher’s Brief

Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher’s Brief, our roundup of news from the world of content producers across digital and print. Got a tip? Send it our way. Joining us late? Here's the previous edition. Notre Drame: Monday’s devastating fire at Notre-Dame de Paris—or just Notre Dame... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Europe backs new laws that clamp down on Facebook, Google, Big Tech: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

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[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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California campaign watchdog agency seeks law barring use of campaign funds to fight harassment claims

"The Notebook," Nicholas Sparks' novel that sparked the hit 2004 film starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, will be adapted into a musical. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Rundown: The home page is back. Again.

For digital publishers, the home page is back in vogue as Facebook sends less traffic. The post The Rundown: The home page is back. Again. appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-08-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Newspapers seek antitrust exemption to band together in fight against Google and Facebook

For years, news organizations have had little recourse but to cede more distribution and advertising dollars to Facebook and Google, even agreeing to give away articles in the hopes the wider digital audience will pay off in the long run. But as profits continue to decline in journalism, news... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anthony Davis Soars on Times-Picayune Front Page

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[ AdWeek | 2017-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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French to fight fake news with backing from Google, Facebook

News organizations operating in France will open up a new fact-checking service, CrossCheck, at the end of this month. Their initial focus will be on covering the forthcoming French elections, but with a number of international organizations participating, the project's reach could... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2017-02-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones back in the black after five years

Waterstones has reported a profit for the first time under the ownership of Russian businessman Alexander Mamut and direction of its m.d. James Daunt. Boosted by “better standards of bookselling”, the 270-store chain saw sales rise by 4% to £409.1m in the year to 30th April 2016, helping it... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Milo Yiannopoulos’ book is wrong. My magazine is fighting back | Adam Morgan

Simon & Schuster has given the Breitbart writer a $250,000 deal – so I decided the Chicago Review of Books would not cover any of its authors in 2017Last week, the literary world gasped when one of the largest publishers in the United States, Simon & Schuster, rewarded America’s most... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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