Congress Holds Second Hearing, Focuses on Censorship in Classrooms

The Congressional Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a hearing on Thursday to discuss the trend in some states to restrict discussion in public school classrooms relating to race and LGBTQ issues. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Congress to Hold Second Hearing on Censorship Issues

The hearing, set for Thursday, May 19, at 10:00 a.m. ET, will focus on the "ongoing efforts to prohibit discussion in K-12 classrooms about American history, race, and LGBTQ+ issues and to punish teachers who violate vague and discriminatory state laws by discussing these topics." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-18 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Congress to Hold Hearing on Book Bannings in Schools and Libraries

Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin, chairman of the Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, plans to hold a hearing April 7 to examine the wave of attempted book bannings in schools and libraries across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-04-05 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IBBY Holds Its 37th Congress in Moscow and Online

'A robust roadmap for the future of publishing,' the IPA's Bodour Al Qasimi says, needs a strong stance on children's literature and reading. The post IBBY Holds Its 37th Congress in Moscow and Online appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-13 12:14:13 UTC ]
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With Facebook’s focus on video, publishers hear less about Instant Articles

The platform said it's still committed to the fast-loading articles feature and is about to test new features to help publishers. The post With Facebook’s focus on video, publishers hear less about Instant Articles appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Censorship criticism at IPA Congress

Criticism of the Thai government's crackdown using the lese majesté law forbidding insults against the monarchy was voiced at the International Publishers Congress in Bangkok today (25th March). Article 112 of the Thai penal code carries a maximum of seven years imprisonment for anyone... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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IPA Congress Focuses on the Publisher’s Role in a Digital Economy

In his opening speech, Elsevier chairman Y. S. Chi emphasized the need to regard industry changes as opportunities instead of threats or diversions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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At Hearing, Wiley Urges Congress To 'Fix' Kirtsaeng

In his testimony, Wiley president and CEO Stephen Smith said Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling in Kirtsaeng has hobbled the publishers’ ability to sell textbooks abroad, and suggested a legislative fix. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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A Classroom Without Books: Florida Teachers Told To Remove Classroom Libraries for Review

Following the "Don't Say Gay" bill, Florida teachers have been told to pull their classroom libraries until each title has been approved. Continue reading at Book Riot

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In Praise of TK: Why the Handy Shorthand Has a Surprising Emotional Hold on Me

“Sorry to interrupt, what does TK mean?” I hear a puzzled voice ask the presenter of the video call I’m in. Having spent the past decade working in book publishing I almost unmute myself to shout out the answer, but as I’m brand new to the company I wait for the presenter to politely reply. […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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PubWest Boot Camp Focuses on Early-Career Networking

Three graduates of the Denver Publishing Institute described their journey in landing jobs in book publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Who Are The Groups Banning Books Near You?: Book Censorship News, September 23, 2022

Banned Books Week has been a busy week for banning books. That, plus a look at some of the regional groups pushing censorship. Continue reading at Book Riot

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A Banned Books Week Action List: Book Censorship News, September 16, 2022

Take action during Banned Books Week with these action items. That, plus this week's roundup of book censorship news. Continue reading at Book Riot

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China Bestsellers in July: Classroom Classics Go Big

That reading list your teacher sent you home with can do great things for sales of several 'great classics' in a hot July in China. The post China Bestsellers in July: Classroom Classics Go Big appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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‘Hope for Ukraine’ Focuses on Faith in Wartime

Chosen Books is publishing ‘Hope for Ukraine: Stories of Grit and Grace from the Front Lines of War,’ the first religion trade book to offer an on-the-ground perspective of the Russia-Ukraine conflict. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Schiffer Launches Craft-Focused Imprint

The Schiffer Craft imprint will launch in fall 2023, publishing approximately 25 crafting titles per season. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Micron, Novavax fall; Qualys, Nielsen Holdings rise

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Tuesday: Micron, Novavax fall; Qualys, Nielsen Holdings rise Continue reading at ABC News

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The UK’s Society of Authors Adds a New Disability-Focused Book Award

The Society of Authors in London opens its 2023 submission program, having awarded 32 writers and illustrators with 2022 prizes. The post The UK’s Society of Authors Adds a New Disability-Focused Book Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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With Hearing Set, Court Urged to Dismiss Closely Watched Virginia Obscenity Lawsuits

A Virginia state judge has set an August 30 hearing for two lawsuits that seek to ban two popular books from bookshelves across the state, alleging they are “obscene” under an obscure state obscenity law. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Court Hears Amazon, Publisher Motions to Toss Price Fixing Conspiracy Lawsuits

In oral arguments on Wednesday, lawyers for Amazon and the Big Five publishers argued that two potential class action suits alleging a conspiracy to fix prices for both e-books and print books were "implausible" and should be dismissed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-07-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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