For All the Wrong Reasons, New Activists Must Push for Justice

Social justice is at the center of today’s national conversation and is a special concern for millennials. Books provide perspective and guidance for the push toward a more equal nation. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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AT&T makes changes in response to activist investor push

AT&T will review its portfolio for assets it can sell off, pay down debt related to its Time Warner acquisition and add 2 board members as part of a plan to boost results Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2019-10-28 15:17:23 UTC ]
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Publishers, you're focusing on the wrong metric for push notifications

With push notifications, there's never been a more direct way for publishers to build brand evangelism and reach their audience. But if the digital publishing community focuses on incomplete metrics, then there's a real risk of breaking the whole system, echoing recent statements from the IAB... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lionel Shriver is wrong. Penguin’s push for diversity will translate into better books

Penguin Random House’s vow to make its output ‘reflect British society’ has been met with predictable howls of outrageLionel Shriver has directed another broadside at the publishing world, this time taking aim in The Spectator at a Penguin Random House directive that by 2025 its hiring and... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Activist Push To Force Silicon Valley To Move Faster On Diversity

A look inside the organizations advocating for the non-dominant voices in technology.Silicon Valley is a world of mirrors and myths. Every company has a creation story; most have an eccentric leader; some have had entire books written about them. The most pervasive myth out there, however, is... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Run, Brother, Run' author David Berg discusses his brother's murder – a crime made famous for the wrong reasons

Berg's memoir chronicles the death of his brother and the aftereffects of the crime. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Don’t ask what’s wrong with the reader, what's wrong with the books?': writing for readers with dyslexia

From tinting their pages yellow to redesigning fonts, publisher Barrington Stoke is leading the way in dyslexia-friendly books. They and their authors – including Meg Rosoff and Anthony McGowan – explain the practicalitiesMainstream understanding of dyslexia has come a long way from the days... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Will Poetry Push This Publisher Through the Pandemic?

Kansas City, Mo.–based Andrews McMeel Publishing is seeing strong sales despite disruptions caused by the ongoing pandemic—and poetry has a whole lot to do with it. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Editing Justice Ginsburg

An editor recalls the experience of working with Justice Ginsburg to bring an unpublished memoir to print.  Continue reading at The Paris Review

[ The Paris Review | 2020-09-22 16:44:31 UTC ]
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Nine and News Corp donate advertising space to back Qantas push for open borders

The Age and Sydney Morning Herald get behind corporate campaign to ease Covid-related travel lockdowns Follow our Australian coronavirus live blogFull Australian Covid stats; Covid restrictions state by stateNSW cases map; Vic cases mapNSW hotspots list; Qld hotspots listSign up for Guardian... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-17 02:14:42 UTC ]
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Community-based providers push to continue behavioral health reforms

Plus: EmblemHealth, Somos ink value-based deal Northwell's Feinstein Institutes designated key aging-research center, gets $1.7M to fund pilots Covid-19 challenges Montefiore's... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2020-09-10 09:30:00 UTC ]
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August Religion Bestsellers: Politics Pushes to the Top

An evangelical "manifesto" from Phil Robertson nudges Christian advice and inspiration aside on the nonfiction list while fiction readers escape with romance, suspense and mystery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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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... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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He investigated Clinton and Trump. Then the Justice Department turned on him.

Review of ‘Compromised: Counterintelligence and the Threat of Donald J. Trump’ by former FBI agent Peter Strzok Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A civil rights case from Louisiana that changed America’s justice system

Matthew Van Meter tells the story of Gary Duncan and the state’s role in the rights movement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Professionals Push for Diversification Throughout Industry

Beyond the hiring of diverse editors, four publishing insiders said in a conversation sponsored by the Aspen Institute that if the needs of BIPOC readers are to be met, the industry must bring more diversity throughout the book publishing ecosystem. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCC Members Push for Change In New Letter

An open letter published on Wednesday and signed by 30 members of the National Book Critics Circle entreaties its board of directors to make a number of changes related to its management and to issues of diversity. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-08-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookouture hires Bonnier's Proko in audio push

Bookouture is expanding its audio team with the appointment of Alba Proko from Bonnier Books UK as audio manager. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How the pandemic pushed puffin research back years

The pandemic has found a way to derail more than 25 years of research on Atlantic puffins and a variety of other seabirds on Machias Seal Island in the Bay of Fundy. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-08-04 09:30:00 UTC ]
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The real reason Jay Manuel from ‘ANTM’ made his debut novel fiction, not a memoir

For 18 seasons, he served as creative director and producer of the global phenomenon ‘America’s Next Top Model.’ But his debut novel isn’t the juicy tell-all you might’ve expected. Makeup artist and stylist Jay Manuel has spent more than 20 years in the fashion industry, most famously serving as... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-08-03 12:15:52 UTC ]
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