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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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A photograph that is right for the website can be wrong for social media | Elisabeth Ribbans

Serious thought is given to publishing troubling images, of death or distress for example, but even then context is keyOn the morning after the Streatham terror attack, the Guardian’s print edition carried a single-column photograph of the perpetrator, Sudesh Amman, at the bottom of the front... Continue reading at The Guardian

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A journalist’s quest to bring murderous Klansmen to justice

Jerry Mitchell recounts how his reporting helped reopen cases against civil-rights-era killers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Why are Gen X women struggling? A new book explores the many possible reasons.

Ada Calhoun’s “Why We Can’t Sleep” is both a comprehensive and breezy look at the new midlife crisis. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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CollegeHumor Helped Shape Online Comedy. What Went Wrong?

The company grew from a scrappy startup to a digital media player. Now it’s clinging to life after mass layoffs. Continue reading at Wired

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CNN is kicking off a podcast push with a Jeffrey Epstein series

The news publisher expects to launch at least eight new podcasts this year and figure out ways to work closely with streaming services such as Spotify. The post CNN is kicking off a podcast push with a Jeffrey Epstein series appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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When it comes to happiness, Americans are doing it wrong. These books are here to help.

On the heels of the hygge craze, a rush of new books delve into fika, ichigo ichie and other lessons from around the globe. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Reading will supposedly make you a better person. That’s not the real reason to pick up a book.

Sure, novels can encourage empathy and other virtues, but what they offer is more subtle, more complicated, more important. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Nielsen’s Advanced TV Push Continues With Addressable Platform Beta Test

Less than a year after creating a video advertising group dedicated to expanding available addressable TV inventory, Nielsen is taking another step toward an addressable future. The company today is introducing a beta version of an addressable TV advertising platform, with more than a half-dozen... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Publishers Association pushes Johnson to scrap reading tax

The Publishers Association (PA) has upped its Axe the Reading Tax Campaign, as a new survey has found that 71% of adults think that VAT should not be charged on any reading materials—digital or print. The survey also reveals that 50% of respondents said that a cut to the tax would inspire them... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 09:11:28 UTC ]
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#Merky Books snaps up youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel's memoir

#Merky Books will publish the memoir of youth activist Jeremiah Emmanuel, “a guide to overcoming the obstacles young people should not have to face”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Makings of Grace Paley: Writer, Activist, Feminist

Though Grace Paley never stopped writing, and the publica­tion of her first book demonstrated that she was in fact “a writer,” her energy turned increasingly to political activity after 1960. Her desire to remain outside the literary world was abetted by her interest in the growing peace... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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

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Perumal Murugan said his career as a novelist was dead. Lucky for us, he was wrong.

In “The Story of a Goat,” animals articulate their own curious perspectives on their lives — and ours. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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