City targets $5 million illegal Airbnb ring

City officials are going after a group of landlords for operating a ring of illegal short term rentals that they marketed on popular booking sites including Airbnb, Booking.com and Homeaway.com. The... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2019-06-20 17:52:51 UTC ]
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NEA to Give $135 Million to Arts Organizations

The American Rescue Plan includes $135 million in new funding for the National Endowment for the Arts to help arts organizations hard hit by the pandemic. Of the funding, 60% will be administered directly by the National Endowment for the Arts, with 40% channeled through state and regional... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Racism targets some but works against everybody

Racist policy choices ultimately deprive society as a whole, writes Heather McGhee. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-12 13:00:00 UTC ]
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‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with reliance on open programmatic market and first-party data weakness

Most digital publishers connect to Google’s ad tech in some way, but those reliant on open programmatic ad exchanges, and without robust first-party data solutions, could be hurt by Google's data decisions. The post ‘We don’t have visibility’: Google’s ad targeting limits expose publishers with... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-03-08 05:01:00 UTC ]
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For 20 million felons, the punishment never stops

Reuben Jonathan Miller describes the dehumanizing web of restrictions they face outside prison. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-03-05 13:00:00 UTC ]
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House Introduces Bill Seeking $5 Billion for Library Facilities

The Build America’s Libraries Act was introduced in the House of Representatives this week by Reps. Andy Levin (D-MI) and Don Young (R-AK) and would provide $5 billion to address decades of needed repairs, updates, as well as the construction of modern library facilities in underserved and... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Flying taxis are coming. Here are 5 ways they’ll differ from air travel as we know it

This new form of mobility will be very different from our current reality, which provides some unique design opportunities. The future of urban air mobility is often represented in utopian images. A wealth of fanciful renderings show flying vehicles taking off and landing vertically from... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-02-24 08:00:33 UTC ]
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights bookshop, dies aged 101

Poet and countercultural pioneer put on trial for publishing Allen Ginsberg’s Howl went on to become a beloved icon of San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, painter and political activist who co-founded the famous City Lights bookshop in San Francisco and became an icon of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-02-23 19:42:46 UTC ]
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How to count half a million lost lives?

Last March, amid the myriad upheavals and uncertainties that marked early pandemic life, various scientists and public health officials started to model out how many cases and deaths we might be looking at in the long run, and the press, unsurprisingly, took great interest in their work. A team... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-02-23 13:34:38 UTC ]
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The 5 Best Dressed Characters in Manga

Manga, but make it fashion! Let's look at some of the best dressed manga characters to wow us with their couture. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-18 11:37:00 UTC ]
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5 Recent Essay Collections You Won’t Want to Miss

Find powerful and compelling essays on race, politics, culture, and more in this list of recent small press essay collections. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-17 11:38:00 UTC ]
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Tribune agrees to purchase by hedge fund for $630 million

Newspaper publisher Tribune has agreed to be sold to Alden Global Capital, a hedge fund known for cutting costs and eliminating newsroom jobs, in a deal valued at $630 billion Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2021-02-17 00:40:46 UTC ]
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In China, journalists are targets and collateral

A year ago next week, under President Trump, the State Department designated five Chinese media outlets—official mouthpieces of their country, with bureaus in the United States—as missions of a foreign government. The next day, China responded by kicking out three reporters for the Wall Street... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2021-02-12 13:31:13 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: February 5, 2021

“I needed help because I was the one who carried the psychic burden of our home, its physical state, all the time.” Laura Cronk considers ghosts and the gendered work of cleaning house. | Lit Hub Memoir Russell Shorto on realizing that his grandfather was a small-town mobster and (reluctantly)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-02-05 11:30:52 UTC ]
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What a $5.5 million Super Bowl ad can buy in digital media

For example, in terms of Big Game spending, $5.5 million for a 30-second ad could cover the cost of 275 million impressions on YouTube. The post What a $5.5 million Super Bowl ad can buy in digital media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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What a $5.5 million Super Bowl ad can buy in digital media

For example, in terms of Big Game spending, $5.5 million for a 30-second ad could cover the cost of 275 million impressions on YouTube. The post What a $5.5 million Super Bowl ad can buy in digital media appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2021-02-05 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Rebecca Sacks’s ‘City of a Thousand Gates’ is a kaleidoscopic debut that illuminates the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Sacks is an extraordinarily gifted writer whose intelligence, compassion and skill on both the sentence and tension level rise to meet her ambition. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-02-04 13:00:00 UTC ]
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How to build the city of the future, according to Ikea’s innovation lab

‘The Ideal City’ collects the most successful urban ideas from around the world, to serve as a sort of cookbook of best practices for city leaders. By the end of the century, if cities continue to grow at current rates, the world’s urban space may expand by 618,000 square miles—the equivalent... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2021-02-03 07:00:40 UTC ]
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The Books Briefing: 5 Short Stories to Read This Weekend

Exploring the diversity of The Atlantic’s original fiction: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2021-01-29 15:30:00 UTC ]
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5 Audiobook Essay Collections Ideally Suited to Your Quarantine Walks

As a verb, one definition of essay is to try. As horrible as 2020 was, let’s pretend it means to try again. Audiobooks of self-contained pieces between twenty and sixty minutes seem perfectly suited for walks, commutes, and household chores. Essays might also be perfect for attention spans... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-28 09:48:07 UTC ]
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Here’s what you need to know about the book club service that just raised $40 million.

This morning, PR Newswire broke the news that Literati, an “innovative literary brand,” has just raised 40 million dollars in Series B funding. Among its investors is NBA giant Steph Curry. If you’re anything like me, you may have some questions, among them: What’s the $40 million being used... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-27 18:53:56 UTC ]
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