Coal Barons Who Donated $1 Million to Trump’s Increasingly Suspicious Inauguration Fund May Get Huge Favor

Bloomberg published an eyebrow-raising report Thursday night about a draft proposal being prepared by the Trump administration that would subsidize the coal industry in part by invoking a Cold War-era law intended for use in national security emergencies: Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2018-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries (+video)

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson donates more than $1 million to school libraries

The author also recently donated funds for British and Irish schools as well as independent bookstores. 'I hope we’re able to increase awareness about the vital role that school libraries and librarians play in transforming lives and fostering a love for learning,' Patterson said of his new... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-03-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson completes $1 million in donations to independent bookstores

'Here's to local governments waking up to the fact that bookstores and libraries are essential to our way of life,' Patterson said in a statement. 'Here's to media coverage of books, booksellers, and publishers, and to a wiser, more literate America.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson will donate $1 million to indie bookstores

Patterson says a bookstore will need to be 'viable' and have a kids' section to qualify for a donation. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BA criticises Amazon for 'ill-judged' hardship fund donation

The Booksellers Association (BA) has branded Amazon's £250,000 donation to a booksellers hardship fund an “ill-judged attempt to mitigate a decades-long campaign to undermine the bookselling sector”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 16:27:46 UTC ]
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Clive Palmer buys huge ad to push plan to fund malaria drug as possible cure for Covid-19 | Amanda Meade

Mining magnate took over page two and three of the Australian for his grand scheme. Plus: News Corp journos forced to take leaveOn Friday the Australian published a double-page advertisement paid for by the mining magnate Clive Palmer, promoting his plan to fund 1m doses of the malaria drug... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-03-27 01:06:05 UTC ]
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Is Trump Preparing to Order Public Access to Taxpayer Funded Research?

Details remain murky, but this week the AAP issued a strong rebuke to an open access policy said to be under consideration by the Trump Administration. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-18 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Triggered, Donald Trump Jr's #1 bestseller, under fire for inflating sales

New polemic against ‘leftwing hate’ has topped US book chart, but there are indications its success was fed by bulk purchasesMore than 30 years ago, Donald Trump is reported to have ordered key staff to buy thousands of copies of The Art of the Deal to make it seem more popular than it was. Now... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-11-15 13:40:22 UTC ]
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Trump raises record-breaking political donations amid impeachment inquiry

In the driver’s seat is Brad Parscale, Trump’s digital media director, who led the efforts to raise a record-breaking $125 million in just the last quarter, according to the New York Times. His ability to turn impeachment into this many millions... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2019-11-10 20:11:52 UTC ]
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Amazon Literary Partnership Announces More than $1 Million in 2019 Grants

Reiterating its emphasis on voices underrepresented in many parts of the publishing industry, the Amazon Literary Partnership reaches its 10th year. The post Amazon Literary Partnership Announces More than $1 Million in 2019 Grants appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-21 01:30:39 UTC ]
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Palm Coast Data Sold to Irish Magazine Publisher for $1 Million, Plus Rent

Palm Coast Data (PCD), the Florida-based provider of subscription and ecommerce fulfillment services to magazine publishers including F+W Media, MotorTrend Group and New York Media, has been sold by former longtime owner AMREP Corp. in exchange for $1 million in cash. The buyer, Studio... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-05-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In FY2020 Budget Proposal, Trump Renews Bid to End Federal Library Funding

ALA officials said the president's budget proposal was discouraging, but the bipartisan support in Congress over the past two years gives library supporters "reason to hope.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribe donates 1,000 of Fried's book to mark Holocaust

Scribe is donating 1,000 copies of the new title Questions I Am Asked About The Holocaust by Hédi Fried to UK schools and libraries in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust to donate half a million books to primary schools

Scottish Book Trust will give away half a million books to pupils in Primary 1-3 as part of Book Week Scotland, which is taking place this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Number of Self-Published Titles Cracked 1 Million in 2017

A big gain in the number of self-published print ISBNs issued in 2017 offset a drop in the number of ISBNs issued for ebooks by self-published authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump renews bid to eradicate arts and library funding

The Trump administration has again proposed to eliminate funding for the National Endowments for the Arts (NEA) and Humanities and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump Renews Bid to Eliminate Library Funding, NEA, and NEH

As it did last year, the Trump administration has once again proposed the permanent elimination of the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, as well as the elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rebel Girls authors donate $100,000 to Malala Fund

Elena Favilli and Francesca Cavallo are donating $100,000 from the proceeds of their book Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (Particular Books) to the Malala Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US orders of Trump exposé top one million

Michael Wolff’s US publisher says it has orders for more than one million hardcover copies of Fire and Fury, with "hundreds of thousands of ebooks" already sold. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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