Grimm Meets Law and Order: Special Victims Unit

Every era has its own fairy tales—fables that teach children what a princess looks like, and what monsters they should fear. According to the short stories in Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado’s exhilarating debut collection, a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction, our foundational myth might be Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, in which violence against women is everywhere and its entertainment value is infinite. Or it might be the triumphant trajectory of the weight loss narrative. Or porn. Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Grimm Meets Law and Order: Special Victims Unit

Every era has its own fairy tales—fables that teach children what a princess looks like, and what monsters they should fear. According to the short stories in Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado’s exhilarating debut collection, a finalist for the National Book Award in fiction, our... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2017-10-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Appeals Court Lets Texas Book Rating Law Take Effect, Orders Expedited Hearing

The Fifth Circuit ordered an administrative stay to remain in place while an "expedited" appeals process plays out, effectively allowing Texas to enforce HB 900, the state's controversial book rating law, despite a district court finding it to be “a web of unconstitutionally vague requirements." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Schedule Set, but Order Blocking Texas Book Rating Law Still in Limbo

In an October 2 filing, the plaintiffs argued that staying a federal judge's decision to enjoin HB 900 would "radically upend the status quo” and leave booksellers in a precarious position. But that is exactly where things stand, as an administrative stay issued by the Fifth Circuit effectively... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-03 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Final Order, Court Declares Maryland's Library E-book Law Unconstitutional

The final order declares Maryland's groundbreaking, controversial library e-book law preempted by the Federal Copyright Act and blocks its enforcement, all but ending a months-long lawsuit filed by the Association of American Publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Australian media unite to demand government change laws after AFP raids

ABC, News Corp and Nine call for legislation to protect journalists and whistleblowers, saying a free press must be ‘entrenched in law’Media executives have united to call on the government to amend a range of laws to protect journalists and whistleblowers after a series of widely condemned... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-26 01:54:18 UTC ]
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S&S to Distribute New Law&Crime Publishing Unit

The Law&Crime network, an on demand and live streaming network focused on trials and legal commentary, is launching a publishing unit and has signed with Simon & Schuster for worldwide sales representation and distribution. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How NBCU’s specialized unit makes shows for Snapchat and beyond

Some publishers complain about monetization on Snapchat, but NBCUniversal said with its Digital Content Lab, it's making real money there. The post How NBCU’s specialized unit makes shows for Snapchat and beyond appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic book creators unite for 'Love Is Love' to honor victims of Orlando attack

The comic book community is coming together for "Love Is Love," a comic to honor those killed in June's Orlando attack. Organized by writer Marc Andreyko, "Love Is Love" will feature more than 100 one- to two-page stories from some of the biggest names in comics. Contributing... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers at Cannes: Sleepless Nights, Chilled Ros and Meetings, Meetings, Meetings

Media executives said it's not unusual to book a dozen or so meetings during the day and then hit five or six parties at night. As for sleep? You can do that when you get stateside."It's a beautiful place, but it's no vacation," said Jon Steinberg, North American CEO of The Daily Mail. "It's... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 'Nothing Special' Webcomic Has Become Something Special

What started as a hastily scrawled notebook of ideas on creator Katie Cook’s way back from a Chicago comics convention has turned into an immensely popular webtoon—and, soon, a graphic novel series from Ten Speed Graphic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-09-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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It's time for Alberta's United Conservative Party to focus on uniting following leadership review

One of the first steps of healing the divisions within the United Conservative Party is to welcome MLAs Todd Loewen and Drew Barnes back into the fold, says Michael Solberg. Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2022-05-25 10:00:00 UTC ]
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How News Corp is uniting 10 business units and 25,000 employees in a global IT push

Embarking on a new IT project is a major undertaking no matter what your company's scope or size, but when you're News Corp -- with 10 business units and 25,000 employees around the globe -- it's not for the faint of heart.That, however, was exactly the challenge that faced Dominic Shine less... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2015-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Telegraph takeover: UK planning new laws to prevent foreign states owning assets

New legislation could thwart planned £600m purchase of media group by UAE-backed consortiumThe UK government plans to introduce legislation that would prevent foreign governments owning UK newspapers and news magazines in a significant move that could scupper the planned £600m sale of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2024-03-13 15:52:35 UTC ]
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Libraries struggle to afford the demand for e-books, seek new state laws in fight with publishers

Libraries across the U.S. are struggling to cover the cost of e-books, which have grown in popularity Continue reading at ABC News

[ ABC News | 2024-03-12 14:54:40 UTC ]
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Book Review: ‘Victim,’ by Andrew Boryga

In Andrew Boryga’s debut novel, a young writer creates a career for himself by exaggerating, or sometimes completely manufacturing, stories of tragedy. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2024-03-09 10:00:20 UTC ]
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What Does Being Jewish Mean? PW Talks to Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman

In his new book, 'To Be a Jew Today: A New Guide to God, Israel, and the Jewish People,' prolific author and Harvard Law Professor Noah Feldman explores various contemporary approaches to Judaism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
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79-unit residential project planned for Tribeca site with unloved tower

A developer is betting that people will pay top dollar for up-close views of one of the city’s most unloved sites: AT&T’s Long Lines Building in Tribeca, a windowless, 29-story hulk from the 1970s that routinely makes lists of New Yorkers’ least-favorite buildings.The plan, which was put... Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2024-03-04 18:30:46 UTC ]
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When Indie Publishing Meets Corporate Bookselling

In 2022 my first novel, Save the Village, found its home with Regal House, a mighty little woman-owned traditional independent publisher that prints all its books in the US and has a nonprofit division that works with underserved students around Raleigh, where they’re headquartered. Regal House,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-04 09:53:54 UTC ]
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