Egypt Turns Back Veteran New York Times Reporter

David D. Kirkpatrick was Cairo bureau chief for The New York Times between 2011 and 2015, and is the author of a recent book on the country. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Empire strikes back: News Corp turns blowtorch on former Australian reporter | The Weekly Beast

Former social affairs reporter Rick Morton attacked in print and online. Plus: Rowan Dean ignores police over Sydney stabbing attacksIt doesn’t take long for a top reporter at the Australian, with a regular presence on page one, to become the target of a front-page story in the combative... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-16 01:49:59 UTC ]
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New York Times pulls YA novel from bestseller list after reports of fake sales

Lani Sarem’s Handbook for Mortals was taken off the No 1 spot after fellow YA authors, sceptical of ‘a book that no one has heard of’, uncovered a pattern of strategic preordersA young adult novel has been removed from the No 1 position on the New York Times bestseller lists, after detective... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New York Times backs down after complaint by Mario Vargas Llosa

Paper says use of Mail Online article was ‘at odds’ with its ‘journalistic standards’Mario Vargas Llosa, the Nobel prize-winning author, has slammed the New York Times for publishing what he called “slanderous and perfidious” gossip that, it transpired, was culled from the Daily Mail’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Pastor reportedly buys his way onto New York Times bestseller list

Mark Driscoll reportedly paid the firm ResultSource Inc. hundreds of thousands of dollars to secure a place on the NYT bestseller list for his book. It's only the latest story of companies who will work to ensure a book makes it onto a bestseller list. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The New York Times, Washington Post, Time Inc and others begin testing micropayments

The concept of micropayments for news is gaining appeal as publishers face a new threat to their ad revenue with the rise of ad blocking. On March 23, the concept will get a big endorsement when vendor Blendle launches in beta in the U.S. with big-name publishers including The New York Times,... Continue reading at Digiday

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How Conde Nast, New York Times, Hearst Are Adapting for Real-Time Bidding

When Matt Prohaska joined The New York Times as its first-ever programmatic advertising director, he claims to have begun meetings by drawing blood from his arm. "I wanted to show everyone I was human," he said.There was no actual bloodshed. Mr. Prohaska, hired in April after running his own... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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The Graveyard Talks Back: Arundhati Roy on Fiction in the Time of Fake News

Below is the text of the 2020 Clark Lecture in English Literature instituted by Trinity College, Cambridge. * Thank you for inviting me to deliver this, the Clark Lecture, now in its 152nd year. When I received the invitation, I scrolled down the list of previous speakers, the many “Sirs” and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-02-12 09:49:50 UTC ]
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Kachka Leaving 'New York' for 'L.A. Times'

Boris Kachka, whose tenure as books editor at 'New York' magazine saw the publication experiment with tripling its book coverage, will succeed former books editor Carolyn Kellogg at the 'Los Angeles Times.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-01-03 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin lands Jacqueline Woodson's New York Times bestseller

Puffin will publish Brown Girl Dreaming, the multi-award winning memoir told in verse by author Jacqueline Woodson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-15 18:04:41 UTC ]
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The New York Times’ acclaimed “1619 Project” to become a series of books.

Random House announced today that they’ve acquired the rights to a series of books based on the New York Times Magazine’s extraordinarily popular “1619 Project,” which interrogates received perspectives on four centuries of slavery in America through essays, stories, histories, poems, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 13:52:40 UTC ]
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Florida men deny smalltown library access to the New York Times online, citing “fake news.”

The bullpen of the 1993 San Diego Padres Citrus County Commission (pictured above) has denied funding to county libraries for digital subscriptions to the New York Times. Led by left-handed middle-reliever area man Scott Carnahan, the commission (comprised of Scott, Jeff, Ron, Jimmie, and Brian)... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-05 16:08:55 UTC ]
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Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times team up to fight digital fakes

Adobe, Twitter and the New York Times are tired of seeing fake media propagate, and they're teaming up to do something about it. The trio has launched a Content Authenticity Initiative that aims to create a standard for digital media attribution. I... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2019-11-05 00:34:00 UTC ]
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'New York Times Book Review' Adds Excerpts to Digital Reviews

The 'New York Times Book Review' will now add excerpts from the first chapter of books being reviewed to a select number of reviews it publishes digitally. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Premiere Week ratings tank as younger viewers turn their backs on a new TV season

If the sky isn’t exactly falling on the broadcast TV advertising model, it certainly seems to be a lot closer to the ground than it once was. The ongoing flight of younger viewers from linear television has made a hash of what’s traditionally been a week for sampling new shows and revisiting old... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-10-02 20:09:24 UTC ]
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Atlantic Books reports operating profit for first time in a decade

Atlantic Books has announced that 2018 saw its first operating profit since 2009. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 19:58:43 UTC ]
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How the New York Times broke Harvey Weinstein

Review of 'She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story that Helped Ignite a Movement' by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-08 13:51:50 UTC ]
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NBA dials back late starting times to help boost East Coast ratings

The NBA is kicking the tires on a new scheduling initiative designed to give East Coast hoops fans a reprieve from having to stay up until the wee hours of the morning to keep tabs on the league’s Western Conference superstars. Beginning this season, the NBA is slashing the number of nationally... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-08-13 10:00:00 UTC ]
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7 Books About Past Decades That Feel Like Traveling Back in Time

The Amazon review for my debut novel was glowing, including words like “compelling” and “fun.” And then there was this: “If you love historical fiction, you’ll love The Last Book Party.” Say what? How could my novel, which is set during the 1980s—a decade of my own youth—be historical fiction?... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-01 11:00:53 UTC ]
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Melville House Wants New York to Read 'The Mueller Report'

In an effort to promote more widespread reading of the document, the publisher will send staffers around the city with a video camera, asking people on the street to read segments of the report for broadcast on social media. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-01 04:00:00 UTC ]
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