Climate activists accused of ‘attacking free press’ by blockading print works

Extinction Rebellion protests at News Corp sites condemned by Society of Editors as ‘attempt to silence other voices’Ministers and MPs from all parts of the political spectrum have condemned Extinction Rebellion for blocking the delivery of newspapers across the UK on Saturday.Four national newspapers, including the Sun and the Daily Mail, were missing from some newsagents’ shelves on Saturday morning after more than 100 environmental protesters targeted printing presses owned by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp on Friday evening. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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Australia’s fires are a climate reckoning for the Murdoch press

For several months, catastrophic fires have been raging in Australia. Collectively, they’ve torched some 38,000 square miles nationwide, killing at least 28 people and, according to the University of Sydney, more than a billion animals. In recent weeks, heart-rending stories of death and... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-17 13:05:42 UTC ]
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Charlesworth Press printing 36,000 personalised books a day as Christmas looms

Yorkshire print firm Charlesworth Press says it is currently producing up to 36,000 personalised children’s books every day as Christmas demand for the bespoke items ramps up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 19:12:36 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and Hollywood screenwriter David Klass. Rights to adapt the title have also been sold to Netflix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 00:28:37 UTC ]
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The Tories can’t win without the press. This isn’t how democracy works | Gary Younge

The power of the rightwing press has corroded public debate. But we can do more than just complain about itIn February 2016, a few months before the referendum, Donald Tusk published the European Council’s draft plans for renegotiating Britain’s relationship with the EU. David Cameron was... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-15 06:00:01 UTC ]
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Agencies and Brands skip work, donate ad space for Global Climate Strike

Employees at ad agencies, tech companies and brands skipped work today to join the Global Climate Strike, a protest of government and corporate inaction on climate change. Today's strike, scheduled just ahead of the U.N. Climate Action Summit in New York, is the third event in a series of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-09-20 22:10:02 UTC ]
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Can an uncompromising activist keep her integrity while working in the White House?

Samantha Power’s new memoir, “The Education of an Idealist,” describes a bracing moral test. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-05 22:27:05 UTC ]
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Cutting Print: Making It Work When Publishing Days Must Go

When a large U.S. newspaper cuts print publication days or curtails home delivery, headlines may scream media apocalypse. But for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-27 15:09:04 UTC ]
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Mexican Newspaper Closes Print Edition After Attack

A newspaper in the city of Parral in northern Mexico decided to temporarily stop publishing its print edition Wednesday after Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-01 18:30:21 UTC ]
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Mexican newspaper to stop publishing print edition after bomb attack

El Monitor de Parral said it will continue its digital edition, but will not cover any crime stories or news with a ‘political slant’A newspaper in northern Mexico has announced it will temporarily stop publishing its print edition after unidentified assailants tossed gasoline bombs at its... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-01 15:39:43 UTC ]
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Carmen Marcus and the Book Corner launch free course for working-class writers

Author Carmen Marcus has teamed up with the North Yorkshire bookshop Book Corner to offer aspiring working-class writers a free course on developing a strategy to write professionally. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-10 19:37:39 UTC ]
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Bucking the Trend: Print Magazines Still Work for (Some) Publishers

Much like the several years that have preceded it, 2019 will see the deaths of many a once-formidable print magazine. Some will find new life online, some will fade into irrelevance, and many that survive will scramble to implement new business models, hoping to save their print foundations... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-30 18:30:31 UTC ]
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Mark Saunders, UVA Press Director, Dies of Heart Attack

Mark Harril Saunders, director of the University of Virginia Press since 2013, died suddenly of a heart attack at his home over the weekend. He was 52. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Extinction Rebellion rushes activists' handbook This Is Not a Drill into print

With contributions from Rowan Williams and Green MP Caroline Lucas, the book is being given an ‘emergency’ release by PenguinFormer archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and Green Party MP Caroline Lucas are among the contributors to a forthcoming handbook about how to become an Extinction... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Printed Matter's LA Art Book Fair returns to the Geffen at MOCA with artist-made works

If you're a book lover with a soft spot for visual art, you might want to plan a trip to the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA this weekend, where the 2019 LA Art Book Fair will be taking over the Little Tokyo museum. The annual book fair, first held in Los Angeles in 2013, is a celebration of artists’... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad-Free, Print-Only and Profitable, Kazoo Is Pushing Girls to Think Bigger

As is very often the case with great ideas, it was first inspired among the bookshelves. Browsing Barnes & Noble one day in the Spring of 2016, Erin Bried—an industry vet whose lengthy Condé Nast career had come to a layoff-induced end just months earlier—was disappointed by the retailer's... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rough Guides to offer free ebook with printed copies

Rough Guides is offering readers a free ebook version when they buy printed travel guides, as the company tries to grow its digital business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mahfouz collection on working class artists to Westbourne Press

Saqi imprint The Westbourne Press has bought world English rights to Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen, edited by poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz, recently made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google and Facebook are strangling the free press to death. Democracy is the loser | Barry Lynn

As gatekeepers to the news, Google and Facebook pose dangers to even the most successful outlets. Legislators need to speed the process of bringing them to heelAfter Europe’s top monopoly buster Margrethe Vestager fined Google more than $5bn for abusing its dominance over mobile phone... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of Kids Can Press Book

Kids Can Press author Paulette Bourgeois and illustrator Josée Bisaillon have created a book for General Mills Canada's third annual educational campaign for ecological support. And bees may be among the beneficiaries. The post Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Are you drowning in constant emails, phone calls, paperwork, interruptions and meeting actions? Smart Work is the busy professional's guide to getting organized in the digital workplace You'll develop a simple and sustainable productivity system to organize your actions, manage your inputs and... Continue reading at Betanews

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