Cable’s Holiday Marathon Programming Is Hotter Than Ever Due to the Pandemic

As the industry was still unsure when sports would return and TV production would resume, Ed Georger, evp, advertising sales and digital media for Crown Media Family Networks, Hallmark Channel's parent company, had a calming message for clients. "The one thing you can count on: They will not cancel Christmas." And while almost nothing about... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2020-11-16 01:00:00 UTC ]
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Toronto's Pearson airport cuts 1/4 of staff due to reduced travel demand amid COVID-19 pandemic

The biggest airport in Canada is eliminating 500 jobs because of the dramatic reduction in demand for air travel due to COVID-19. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-07-14 14:02:27 UTC ]
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CCNY’s Publishing Certificate Program Faces the Pandemic

Tthe Publishing Certificate Program at the City College of New York has recently found its graduates facing the same problem as everyone else in the book business: dwindling job prospects in an industry reeling from the impact of Covid-19. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Publication Date Changes Due to Covid-19 Pandemic

As part of our ongoing Covid-19 coverage, 'PW' is tracking book publication dates that are changing as a result of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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HarperCollins Continues Facebook Live Programming with Holiday Campaign

HarperCollins, which launched its daily Facebook Live programming in June and has since reached nearly10 million viewers, kicked off its holiday programming last week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin Titles Added to PRH's Holiday Shipping Program

This year, the expedited holiday shipping program Random House initiated for indie booksellers in 2011 will feature frontlist and backlist titles published by Penguin. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Starts Holiday Bundling Program

Barnes & Noble has created B&N Sync Up, a program that will allow customers to buy selected paperbacks and receive the digital edition for $4.99. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Is There a Program for Addiction to 12-Step Programs?

The following excerpt is from David Heatley’s graphic memoir, Qualification. * __________________________________ Excerpted from Qualification by David Heatley. Copyright © 2019 David Heatley. Excerpted by permission of Pantheon, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. All rights reserved. No... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-16 08:47:15 UTC ]
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Debut fiction did well in pandemic-hit 2020

Debut novelists performed solidly last year, despite widespread fears that they would lose out to more established authors due to 2020's pandemic-hit publishing schedules.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-14 13:16:53 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Report Offers Post-Pandemic Outlook for Book Business

In a free 50-page report released this week, three veteran publishing and digital media consultants offer a postmortem on 2020 and a glimpse at what the future holds for publishers, booksellers, libraries and readers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lagardère takes €465m state-guaranteed loan to counter effects of pandemic

Hachette UK's parent company Lagardère has taken a €465m government-backed loan to help it cope with the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-04 09:13:16 UTC ]
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Fareed Zakaria on Life After the Pandemic

Zakaria discusses “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World,” and Margaret MacMillan talks about “War: How Conflict Shaped Us.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-01 16:01:31 UTC ]
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Verizon Fios subscribers in Baltimore area told they could lose WBAL and NBC programs | COMMENTARY

Verizon right to carry programming from Hearst TV stations expires Midnight December 31. Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2020-12-30 15:30:53 UTC ]
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10 Free Holiday Romance Short Stories You Can Read Online

These free holiday romance short stories are ready for you! Choose the magic of kisses under the mistletoe and read them right away. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-24 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Launching a Book During a Pandemic

Author Laura Treacy Bentley recommends using some ingenuity when hosting a virtual live book event. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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My plan for fending off the holiday blues? Escaping into light fiction from another era.

Finding solace and humor in gems from by P.G. Wodehouse, Daisy Ashford, Barry Pain and more. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-16 14:00:00 UTC ]
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The best journalism of 2020: Covering the pandemic

A year has passed since the novel coronavirus first emerged. Even with mass inoculation efforts underway, it continues to rage on, with little sign of abating.  Throughout this year, we’ve relied on journalism to make sense of it all—especially as the virus’s spread frequently outpaced our... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-12-15 13:02:41 UTC ]
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Bill Gates says to read these 5 books for ‘a change of pace’ this holiday season

The billionaire philanthropist offers some recommendations to get you through the final stretches of quarantine. While Bill Gates’s 2020 summer reading list concentrated on the pandemic and its economic repercussions, the Microsoft founder opted for a “change of pace” in considering his... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-12-08 11:00:59 UTC ]
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29 Cozy Book Blankets to Gift This Holiday

Whether it’s a banned book duvet cover or a book page throw, a book blanket is the perfect warm and fuzzy—but also extremely smart—gift.- Stacey Megally Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-03 11:33:00 UTC ]
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