Bellator's heavyweight tournament continues with champion Matt Mitrione vs. 'Big Country' Roy Nelson

Two big, grizzled veterans rekindle relations Friday night in the Bellator MMA heavyweight tournament. Matt Mitrione (12-5) meets longtime fan favorite Roy “Big Country” Nelson (23-14) in the second match of the eight-man heavyweight grand prix at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut. The Mitrione-Nelson... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Publishing 2016: Big Books for a Big Country

Canadian publishing is dominated by some familiar names: Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Continued audio growth for big publishers as new players enter market

Audiobook sales are continuing to rocket, with a number of the biggest publishers in the space confirming they are still experiencing “strong double-digit growth” year on year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Exhibit Exposes The Stories Behind The Country’s Continuing Eviction Crisis

A new exhibit at the National Building Museum brings Matthew Desmond’s Pulitzer Prize winning book “Evicted” to life, with photographs, data, and audio. “For those of us that have never thought about eviction, I want them to realize what it’s doing to our families, and our children and our... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Idea: Publishing Must Continue To Diversify

By Marcelle Soviero The publishing industry is busting out of business models as quickly as we can devise new ones. I think in 2015 we will see more product differentiation and more product offerings. These... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

[ Publishing Executive | 2014-12-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big hair, big dreams: Behind the curtain at the Miss America pageant

Amy Argetsinger traces the path to the crown, as well as the contest’s evolution. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Publishers Post Big Third- Quarter Gains

The easing of lockdowns and strong increases in digital sales led to double-digit sales gains for four trade publishers that reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30 over the same period in 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Is the Next Big Idea Club the Next Big Thing?

Although serial entrepreneur Rufus Griscom has a background in books, he had no intention of getting into the book business when he launched a new venture, Heleo, in 2015. With the Next Big Idea Club, that's changed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is Big Tech Merging With Big Brother? Kinda Looks Like It

The all-seeing Amazon, Google, and Facebook have every incentive to help the national security state undermine privacy, free speech, and democracy. We’ve read this book before. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Losses, Big Questions for Amazon

Amazon's release of its third quarter financial results Thursday afternoon gave analysts and investors lots to think about as the giant e-tailer posted a large quarterly loss, forecast the possibility of a loss for the fourth quarter and had slowing growth in its media segment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-10-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Big Big History, Small Press

A wave of mainstream media attention shines a spotlight on David Christian, a leading proponent of "big history" and author published by academic press Berkshire Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fox’s Maria Bartiromo Follows Everyone From Matt Damon to Matt Drudge on Twitter

Specs Who Maria Bartiromo Claim to fame: Global markets editor, Fox Business Network; host of Opening Bell With Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business (weekdays at 9 a.m. ET) and Sunday Morning Futures With Maria Bartiromo on Fox News (Sundays at 10 a.m. ET) Base New York What’s the first information... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2014-09-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2014: Big Names and Big Flavors for Fall Cookbooks

Perusing the cookbook offerings at BEA revealed upcoming titles from big names and newcomers alike, and news that "Lucky Peach" is looking at getting into cookbooks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Metamarkets Raises $6 Million To Help Big Web Publishers Corral Big Data

A ad tech startup that promises to help Web publishers make sense of all the data their ad sales generate. Continue reading at AllThingsD

[ AllThingsD | 2011-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In Maggie Nelson’s ‘On Freedom,’ liberation and entrapment aren’t easy to untangle

Nelson investigates freedom as conceptualized and practiced through art, sex, drugs and the climate. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-13 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Non-fiction and children’s outstrip fiction in Ireland as sales fillip continues

After encouraging sales despite bookshops’ closures in the first lockdown, the market in Ireland has responded remarkably well since, with sales of Non-Fiction and Children’s titles particularly solid. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 13:31:14 UTC ]
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Sarah Gilmartin | 'I loved writing and I knew I wanted to continue to do it after college'

Sarah Gilmartin admits "there has been a game-keeper turned poacher headline” in the Irish press in the run-up to the release of her début novel, after putting in eight years as a literary critic for the Irish Times. And she was a very specific sort of gamekeeper, as her brief for the Times was... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 12:32:50 UTC ]
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Amazon corporation tax up as sales continue to soar

Amazon UK services paid £18.3m in corporation tax last year, up around 26% from £14.5m the year before, as sales soared by 64%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-07 23:53:33 UTC ]
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