CIA torture report to arrive in every US presidential candidate's mailbox

Independent publisher Melville House will send five copies of the US Senate’s report on torture to every White House hopeful – ‘even Donald Trump’Independent publisher Melville House is sending its edition of the CIA torture report to every candidate standing for the American presidency, in a bid to find out where the politicians “stand on torture”. A bill banning torture was passed in the Senate on Tuesday despite opposition from 21 Republican senators, and co-founder of Melville House Dennis Johnson said that the publisher wanted to ask presidential candidates “where they stand on torture, if they’ve read the report, and where they stand on the bill passed this week, because it could be overturned by a new president”. Related: Senate passes torture ban despite Republican opposition Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At AWP23, Programs Celebrate Milestones and New Arrivals Get in the Game

Inclusive programming was one of the hallmarks of the Association of Writers and Writing Programs meeting, which ran March 8-11 in Seattle and drew approximately 9,500 people. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-13 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Self-Publishing Is Thriving, According to Bowker Report

According to Bowker, more than two million new ISBNs have been issued for indie books each year since 2019. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-17 05:00:00 UTC ]
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New Report Puts Online Sales of Books, Audio at $12.13 Billion in 2022

According to Bookstat, a service that collects online sales data in real time from Amazon, Apple, and Barnes & Noble across the e-book, digital audiobook, and print book formats, total online sales of those formats rose 5.6% in 2022, to $12.13 billion. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Women still vastly underrepresented in Australian media, report says

Study from Women in Media finds men still dominate newsrooms and gender parity will not be achieved for at least a decadeFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastWomen in media are still vastly... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-02-13 01:49:08 UTC ]
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Publishing Sales Dropped 6.4% in 2022, AAP Report Finds

Sales from publishers reporting to the AAP's StatShot program were down 6.4% in 2022 compared to 2021. Sales were down in all publishing categories, with print sales off in both trade segments. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-10 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Salone di Torino Reports High Rights Fellowship Interest

The rights-professional fellowship at Torino's book fair has attracted a record 371 applications from 55 nations for the May 17 to 19 show. The post Salone di Torino Reports High Rights Fellowship Interest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-02-09 16:41:07 UTC ]
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Tinuiti’s Q4 digital ads report shows soft pricing but promise for performance channels

Tinuiti's analysis of fourth-quarter activity shows most corners of the digital media landscape saw less than stellar financial results. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-02-02 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Twitter is reportedly struggling to break even as advertisers continue to flee

Twitter’s ad business is reeling, with its daily revenue reportedly falling by 40 percent from a year ago. According to The Information, over 500 of the company’s top advertisers have paused spending on the platform since Elon Musk’s October takeover. Despite that, Twitter is still attracting... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-01-18 18:54:25 UTC ]
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‘Marvel's Spider-Man 2’ arrives on PS5 next fall

Sony announced the release window today for Marvel’s Spider-Man 2, the sequel to 2018's Marvel's Spider-Man and 2020's Spider-Man: Miles Morales. The PlayStation 5 exclusive will launch in the fall of 2023.Insomniac Games’ sequel continues the stories of Peter Parker and Miles Morales as they... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-12-15 18:51:23 UTC ]
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New Report Finds NYC Publishing, Bookselling Jobs Fell Between 2010 and 2020

In a report designed to measure the economic impact of NYC's various publishing segments, the first-of-its-kind study found that the number of book publishing jobs dipped 1.7% between 2010 and 2020, while bookselling jobs tumbled 37.1%. The average book publishing salary was $119,000, compared... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Sharjah Book Fair Closes With Reported 2.17 Million Visitors

As many as 112 nations reportedly were represented in the 2022 Sharjah International Book Fair attendance, according to organizers. The post Sharjah Book Fair Closes With Reported 2.17 Million Visitors appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-11-15 20:02:50 UTC ]
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Kevin Rudd accuses News Corp of ‘dog-whistling’ over reporting of Daniel Andrews

Former prime minister and media academics criticise reports, but Jeff Kennett says questions are ‘fair play’Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastKevin Rudd has accused News Corp Australia’s Herald Sun tabloid of “dog-whistling to conspiracy theorists” over its... Continue reading at The Guardian

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ABA Report Charts Damage Done to Retailers by Amazon's Expansion

A new study backed by the ABA found that the movement of dollars to Amazon and away from retailers displaced 136,000 shops, occupying 1.1 billion square feet of traditional commercial space in 2021. A further 1.7 million retail jobs were displaced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Stephen Colbert Trolls GOP Candidate With Raunchy Makeovers For Classic Books

The "Late Show" host looks into Tudor Dixon's claim that some children's books are "pornographic." Continue reading at The Huffington Post

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Frankfurt Week: A New Report on the Indian Book Market

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[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-10-17 10:47:07 UTC ]
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Springer Nature Releases Its First ‘Annual Progress Report’

Successes cited by Springer Nature include 'Downloads per article more than doubling from 2017 to 2020 to 902 downloads per article.' The post Springer Nature Releases Its First ‘Annual Progress Report’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Al Pacino is reportedly writing his first memoir.

As Tony Montana would probably say if he were a literary agent: In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the memoir. That’s right! Al Pacino is reportedly in talks to sell his first memoir […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-10-05 14:49:52 UTC ]
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Ubisoft’s Rocksmith+ guitar learning service arrives on PC next week

Ubisoft’s Rocksmith+ subscription service will arrive on September 6th, the publisher announced today. Following a nearly year-long delay, the guitar learning platform will be available on PC exclusively through the Ubisoft Store. With 5,000 songs available at lunch, including tunes from Alicia... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-08-30 21:30:41 UTC ]
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