Geoffrey Rush to receive record $2.9m damages in Daily Telegraph defamation case

Court hears that actor offered to settle for $50,000 and an apology but never heard back from News CorpGeoffrey Rush will receive $2.9m in damages from Sydney’s Daily Telegraph after a series of articles accusing the Oscar-winning actor of “inappropriate behaviour” towards a female actor.On Thursday the federal court heard lawyers for Rush and the Telegraph had agreed the actor would receive $2m for past and future lost earnings after tax, on top of an $850,000 payment ordered by Justice Michael Wigney in his judgment in April. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-23 07:14:44 UTC ]
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Former News Corp and Daily Mail editor Luke McIlveen appointed executive editor of Nine newspapers

McIlveen was previously editor-in-chief of news.com.au and founding editor of Daily Mail Australia. He takes on Tory Maguire’s former role at the Age and SMHFollow our Australia news live blog for latest updatesGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastFormer News... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-01-22 04:15:05 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: January 11, 2024

How Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez rose up and won an underdog political victory. | Lit Hub Politics Lauren Groff talks about what it’s like to open a bookstore in Florida right now. | Lit Hub Selfishly curated experiences: İnci Atrek on how planning trips can inform novel writing. | Lit Hub Langston... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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OverDrive: Record Number of Libraries Hit One Million Digital Lends in 2023

Another year, another record: OverDrive reps reported this week that 152 libraries around the world reached million-checkout milestone last year, including 23 first-timers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The $2,000 ASUS ZenScreen Fold solves the biggest issue with portable monitors

When I’m away from home and don’t have access to my big desktop displays, it feels like I’m missing a limb. Unfortunately, there’s a limit to how big a portable monitor can really be. After a certain point, it’s not going to fit in a reasonably sized bag. ASUS’s ZenScreen Fold solves that... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2024-01-10 20:40:09 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: January 9, 2024

“I took refuge in the public libraries early and began a life-long love affair with them, one which has sustained me ever since.” Stephen McCauley’s love letter to the places that made him a writer. | Lit Hub Hisham Matar, Aube Rey Lescure, Nathaniel Stein and more take the Lit Hub... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Lit Hub Daily: January 8, 2024

Your reading list for a dry January (should you choose to accept it). | Lit Hub Motherhood is Antarctica: On the underexplored landscape of postpartum loneliness. | Lit Hub Memoir Beyond resolutions: A closer look at “The New Year Poem” as an act of resistance. | Lit Hub On the power of titles,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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OverDrive Reports Another Record Year for Digital Library Circulation

Library users worldwide borrowed some 662 million e-books, digital audiobooks, and digital magazines, OverDrive reps announced in a release this week, with 152 library systems reporting more than a million digital checkouts in 2023. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Editorial Director Jim Milliot Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Jim Milliot, PW’s outgoing editorial director, has been awarded the first-ever Frederic G. Melcher Lifetime Achievement Award for his decades of work covering the publishing industry. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-15 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: December 14, 2023

To the members of the literary community we lost this year, we say a last thank you, and goodbye. | Lit Hub Shaan Sachdev pens an ode to Chandler Bing, “one of sarcasm’s most effective global exporters.” | Lit Hub Film & TV What Rachel Zucker is reading now and next, from Mary Ruefle’s The […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Year End: Cambridge University Press Reports Record £1 Billion in Revenue

England's merged Cambridge University Press & and Assessment reports record revenues and numbers of users in 2022-2023. The post Year End: Cambridge University Press Reports Record £1 Billion in Revenue appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-12 20:15:01 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: December 12, 2023

“Each of these portraits is, as advertised and expected, profoundly ‘humane.’” Gideon Lewis-Kraus recommends Nathan Thrall’s A Day in the Life of Abed Salama. | Lit Hub Criticism The 138 best book covers of 2023, as chosen by some of the industry’s best book cover designers. | Lit Hub Design... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Italy: ‘Più libri più liberi’ Book Fair: A Record 115,000+ Attendees

As many as 17,000 students were among the largest turnout on record for Italy's book fair showcasing independent publishers. The post Italy: ‘Più libri più liberi’ Book Fair: A Record 115,000+ Attendees appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-12-11 18:20:42 UTC ]
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Joe Sacco’s acclaimed graphic novel about Gaza is being rushed back into print.

Palestine, Eisner Award-winning cartoonist Joe Sacco’s seminal nonfiction graphic novel about Gaza, which pioneered the medium of “comics journalism” upon its publication over twenty years ago, has been rushed back into print in response to surging demand. First published across nine issues by... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-11 17:26:58 UTC ]
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Digiday’s Oral History of Ad Tech podcast, episode 2, with Ari Paparo

There are few better placed to critique and narrate the history of the digital media landscape, never mind the sub-sector of ad tech, than Ari Paparo. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-12-11 05:01:00 UTC ]
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Lit Hub Daily: December 8, 2023

Monty Python, blasphemers: When the culture wars came for a little film called Life of Brian. | Lit Hub Film & TV “Moderation did not win the public’s favor.” How hot beverages became all the rage in 18th-century Britain. | Lit Hub History Debbie Urbanski urges novelists to think about AI... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-12-08 11:30:19 UTC ]
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Laurie R. King Is Still on the Case

As the author’s Mary Russell series enters its third decade, the latest entry mines new corners of Sherlockian lore and offers glimpses into King’s own life. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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News Corp agreed to pay Bruce Lehrmann $295,000 to settle defamation claim, court documents reveal

Payment revealed after ABC agreed to pay him $150,000 and remove Facebook video of Brittany Higgins and Grace Tame speech at National Press ClubGet our morning and afternoon news emails,free app or daily news podcastNews Corp agreed to pay Bruce Lehrmann $295,000 to drop a defamation suit he... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-06 12:10:09 UTC ]
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The Meta Quest 2 VR headset is still on sale in an Amazon Black Friday deal

Good things come to those who wait, and if you decided to hold off on buying the Meta Quest 2 when it was discounted by $50 as part of Amazon’s early Black Friday sale, your patience is about to be rewarded. Now that Black Friday has come and gone, not only is the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-11-25 15:47:52 UTC ]
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The 60 best Black Friday deals for 2023: Get record-low prices on tech from Apple, Samsung, Google and others

Black Friday 2023 is finally upon us, so if you're just getting started on your holiday shopping, you're in luck. Even though we've seen Black Friday deals populate the internet over the past couple of weeks, there remain plenty to be had today. Many of the deals we've... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-11-24 15:32:10 UTC ]
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The 58 best Black Friday deals 2023: Get record-low prices on tech from Apple, Samsung, Google and others

Black Friday 2023 is finally here, and if you're just getting around to your holiday shopping, there are a ton of great deals to be had across the internet. Black Friday may still technically be one day, but we've been seeing solid early Black Friday deals throughout the... Continue reading at Engadget

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