Gui Minhai given 10-year sentence by Chinese court

Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai has been jailed for 10 years by a Chinese court for “illegally providing intelligence overseas”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 22:55:21 UTC ]
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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller Gui Minhai to 10 Years in Prison

Mr. Gui, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, ran a publishing house that appeared to anger the Communist Party Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-25 10:07:44 UTC ]
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Hong Kong bookseller sentenced to 10 years in prison in China

A court in eastern China has sentenced a Swedish seller of books that took a skeptical look at the ruling Communist Party to 10 years in prison for "illegally providing intelligence overseas," in a further sign of Beijing's hard line toward its... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-02-25 13:14:25 UTC ]
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China Sentences Hong Kong Bookseller to 10 Years in Prison

Gui Minhai, a Chinese-born Swedish citizen, ran a publishing house that appeared to anger the Communist Party Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-02-25 06:02:16 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Preakness TV audience down about 10 percent year to year in Baltimore — and twice that nationally

The TV audience in Baltimore for Saturday’s Preakness race was down 10.65 percent compared with that in 2018. Those are household figures from Nielsen that measure the size of the audience during the actual running of the race. They are provided by WBAL-TV, the NBC affiliate that aired NBC’s... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2019-05-20 13:50:00 UTC ]
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Jeffrey Archer does 10-year foreign rights deal with Saga Egmont

Jeffrey Archer has signed a deal with digital publisher Saga Egmont to make his 37 books available across 11 languages. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 09:23:29 UTC ]
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Conservatives have controlled the Supreme Court for 50 years. These are the results.

Adam Cohen argues that the court’s decisive right turn led to more inequality in America. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 12:10:33 UTC ]
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Polari Prize launches tour to celebrate 10 year anniversary

The Polari Prize will celebrate a decade of championing fresh literary talent this year with a UK tour for its literary salon as submissions open for its flagship First Book Prize.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-12 11:36:23 UTC ]
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Ex-Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh Sentenced To 3 Years In Children's Book Scam

Fraud involving the former mayor's "Healthy Holly" books generated more than $850,000, prosecutors said. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-02-27 19:47:47 UTC ]
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Gallery Books Marks 10 Years

The imprint, born the “love child of the merger of Pocket Books and Simon Spotlight Entertainment” in 2010, marked a decade in the business this January. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for China to release bookseller Gui Minhai

Publisher Eva Bonnier and author David Lagercrantz are among the signatories of an open letter calling for the release of Gui Minhai, a bookseller imprisoned in China. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-20 16:34:50 UTC ]
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Luma Partners' Terence Kawaja on the streaming wars, d-to-c and 10 years of the Lumascape

On the latest episode of the 'Ad Lib' podcast, the investment banker offers his view on the state of the digital media and marketing landscape. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-12-10 10:00:00 UTC ]
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10 New Manga to Pick Up This Year

Wondering what new manga series have been published in English this year? This list contains some of the best titles to come out this year! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-12 10:34:11 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Amazon Publishing Marks Its First 10 Years

Almost exactly 10 years ago, in May 2009, Amazon expanded from selling books to publishing them as well with the launch of Amazon Encore, a publishing program for promising self-published books and out-of-print works from major houses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S UK Children's celebrates Hendra and Linnet's 10-year publication success

Simon & Schuster UK Children’s is celebrating 10 years of Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet’s professional partnership with an anniversary edition of Barry the Fish with Fingers and a board book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vice cuts 10 percent of its workers following tough year

Vice Media is laying off 10 percent of its staff, marking the latest example of digital publishing's struggle to compete with Facebook and Google for advertisers' money.On Friday, Vice confirmed that it would cut around 250 of its 2,500-person work force, a move that was first reported by The... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookkeeper Gets Two Year Sentence for Scheme that Destroyed Donadio & Olson

The former bookkeeper for Donadio & Olson, who stole more than $3.4 million from the New York literary agency, was sentenced to just two years in prison on December 17, despite the fact that his crime destroyed the agency and nearly bankrupted bestselling author Chuck Palahniuk. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bertelsmann reports highest first quarter revenues in 10 years

Bertelsmann has achieved its highest first-quarter revenues in 10 years and said it is on track to achieve net profit in excess of one billion euros for the year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Action Comics #1000: the 10 most important issues from 80 years of Superman

From Superman’s first flight to the issue where he lost his job (and that time he made Santa buff), a look back at eight decades of Action ComicsEighty years ago today, the first issue of Action Comics was released, with the now iconic cover showing Superman lifting a car over his head as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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