Berkshire Eagle Publishes, Defends a Racist Column

The venerable Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield, founded in the 1890s and winner of the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for editorial writing, recently published a racist column by a “conservative activist” named Steven Nikitas. After outraged re ... Continue reading at 'Editor & Publisher'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2015-06-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers

Defending freedom to publish, Frankfurt's CEO Talk featured Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy and Albin Michel VP Guillaume Dervieux. The post Frankfurt CEO Talk: Defending Freedom to Publish and Role of Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guardian publisher defends decision to publish anti-Hamas advertisement

Full-page letter by Nobel peace laureate called on British people and political leaders to 'stand firmly with the people of Israel'The publisher of the Guardian has defended its decision to run a newspaper advertisement about the conflict in Gaza that called on David Cameron and other political... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher pulls six Dr. Seuss books over racist portrayals

Dr. Seuss Enterprise, which oversees the author and illustrator’s legacy, has announced that it would no longer be selling “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” and “If I Ran the Zoo” because of racist and insensitive imagery. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-03-02 17:26:31 UTC ]
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6 Dr. Seuss books will no longer be published due to racist imagery

Six Dr. Seuss books — including And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street and If I Ran the Zoo — will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author's legacy said Tuesday. ... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2021-03-02 12:29:16 UTC ]
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Dr. Seuss Enterprises will stop publishing these 6 books due to racist imagery

‘Ceasing sales of these books is only part of our commitment and our broader plan to ensure Dr. Seuss Enterprises’ catalog represents and supports all communities and families.’ Six Dr. Seuss books are being pulled from publication, the organization who manages the late author’s legacy accounted... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-03-02 08:06:15 UTC ]
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Walker to publish guide to becoming 'actively anti-racist' for teens

Walker Books will publish The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person by Frederick Joseph on 7th January 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 07:03:26 UTC ]
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David Starkey dropped by publisher and university positions after racist remarks

HarperCollins will no longer publish books by the historian and is reviewing his backlist after he said ‘slavery was not genocide’HarperCollins has dropped David Starkey as an author, saying that the racist views the bestselling historian expressed in a recent interview were “abhorrent”.On... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-07-03 11:40:12 UTC ]
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Missouri Newspaper Publisher Resigns After Printing Racist Cartoon

Bill Miller Sr. has stepped down as the Washington Missourian's publisher but is still the paper's owner. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2020-06-11 17:50:02 UTC ]
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Publishers defend American Dirt as claims of cultural appropriation grow

Jeanine Cummins’s novel, acclaimed by Oprah Winfrey, Stephen King and others, also faces scathing criticism from Latinx writersJeanine Cummins’s British publisher, Headline, is standing shoulder to shoulder with the American press that published her divisive thriller, declaring that it is proud... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-24 14:53:36 UTC ]
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Publishers must defend democracy, Sargent says

John Sargent stressed the importance of defending freedom of speech—even if it means standing up to the leader of the free world—at the Frankfurt Book Fair yesterday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redmayne defends global publishing policy in keynote at Frankfurt conference

HarperCollins UK c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne used his keynote speech at yesterday’s The Markets Conference in Frankurt to robustly defend HC’s global publishing policy, call on publishers to ramp up consumer insight and urge publishers to work better with existing retail channels. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing

If "unputdownable" means "putdownable" and "educational publishing" is "anything that's not trade publishing," what does "quality" mean in an insider's lexicon of the book industry? Ask Richard Charkin. The post An Exclusive New Column Series: Richard Charkin on the Vocabulary of Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publisher defends diversity drive after Lionel Shriver's attack

Penguin Random House has responded to the novelist’s criticisms, saying it aims to ‘reflect the society in which we live’Lionel Shriver’s blistering assertion that, “drunk on virtue”, Penguin Random House is putting diversity ahead of literary excellence has been dismissed by the publisher,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Defend and nuture' UK publishing, Wise urges policymakers

Curtis Brown agent Gordon Wise, former president of the Association of Authors' Agents, has urged parliamentarians to defend the achievements of UK publishers.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Q&A: Publisher Defied Trump to ‘Defend the Principles of the First Amendment’

John Sargent, the chief executive of Macmillan, the parent company of Henry Holt, which has received orders for more than a million copies of “Fire and Fury.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Major publishers move to defend Greenpeace in dispute with logging firm

Firms including Penguin Random House and HarperCollins have spoken out about timber company’s ‘dangerous’ moves to quash campaigners’ claims The world’s biggest book publishers have been dragged into a bitter dispute between a US logging company and environmental campaigners Greenpeace. It... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘To Uphold and Defend’: International Publishers Association Issues Manifesto

Pledging 'to challenge violations wherever they occur,' the 60-nation organization of world publishing associations formalizes its commitment. The post ‘To Uphold and Defend’: International Publishers Association Issues Manifesto appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Palazzo to publish collection of Charles Saatchi's columns

Palazzo Editions is to publish Holy Cow!, an illustrated collection of the best of Charles Saatchi’s "hugely popular" columns for the London Evening Standard next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Franklin defends trade non-fiction publishing

Profile m.d. Andrew Franklin has defended UK trade publishers against criticism that they are not producing good non-fiction books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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