HBO is out of the adult entertainment business

HBO’s popular drama series “The Deuce” is set in Times Square in the 1970s before the New York neighborhood was purged of its X-rated movie houses and adult book stores. But the cleanup of the cable network’s own red light district is already complete. Earlier this summer, HBO quietly removed erotic... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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A grandfather ponders the best books to keep children — and their adults — entertained

The 1980s and ‘90s were a golden age for children’s literature. The best of the bunch feel as fresh as ever. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-08-26 13:17:28 UTC ]
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Sainsbury's to close its digital entertainment business

First it was Tesco, now it's Sainsbury's. The British supermarket will soon be closing its streaming and digital storefront services, called Entertainment on Demand collectively. These covered eBooks, music, movies and TV shows, and digital magazines... Continue reading at Engadget

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Pearson closes UK adult training business

Pearson is to exit its UK adult training business, Pearson in Practice. After launching a... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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News Corp. board backs splitting company's entertainment and publishing businesses

News Corp. board backs splitting company's entertainment and publishing businesses Continue reading at MarketWatch.com

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Busy Busy Busy: Books Urge, Slow Down

Tethered to our smartphones, over-scheduled, spiritually and physically fatigued--all symptoms of a society gone crazy busy. Is running from work to school to church to practice to home and back again really the best way to live? A crop of new books says no. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Meredith Entertainment Group SVP Will Lee on PEOPLE & Entertainment Weekly Digital Strategy

This episode we talk to Will Lee, SVP/Head of Digital for the Meredith Entertainment Group, about how the PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly teams are adapting digital content strategy and driving audience engagement during the pandemic. Plus, Lee addresses the industry-wide advertising struggle... Continue reading at Publishing Executive

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Frances Hardinge: 'Young adults tend to be more broad-minded than adults'

Frances Hardinge answers our questions about her latest YA novel, Deeplight (Macmillan Children's Books), which has been shortlisted for the YA Book Prize 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 03:10:06 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: A Rather 'Adult' Adult Breakfast

The Thursday adult author breakfast at BEA mixed humor with difficult subjects like slavery and the continuing divisions within our country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books? (+video)

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Should adults be embarrassed to be reading young adult books?

Those in the literary community are weighing in on both sides of the debate, with some saying young adult books aren't sophisticated and others saying they should be able to read whatever they like without being ashamed. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Bobit Business Media Acquires Newport Business Media

Bobit Business Media, the b-to-b media company specializing in the vehicle-fleet business, announced Tuesday that it has has acquired Newport Business Media, whose brands include Heavy Duty Trucking (HDT), TruckingInfo.com, Heavy Duty Aftermarket Journal and Newport Poster Network. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Smiths News boosts business with airline and ebook business

Smiths News, the newspaper and magazine wholesaler, has completed the purchase of the remaining assets of Dawson Holdings, which include its ebook unit and its newspaper and magazine airline distribution business. Continue reading at Media Week

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Brit Bennett is one of EW’s Entertainers of the Year.

What do Brit Bennett, Megan Thee Stallion, and Sascha Baron Cohen all have in common? They’ve all joined The Weeknd in being named Entertainment Weekly’s 2020 Entertainers of the Year. Though I’ve loved Bennett since her 2017 debut novel The Mothers, this well-deserved recognition comes on the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Sarah Frier’s No Filter has won the 2020 FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award.

Today, The Financial Times and McKinsey & Company announced the winner of its 2020 Business Book of the Year Award, which recognizes a work that provides the “most compelling and enjoyable insight into modern business issues.” The prize comes with £30,000 prize and each of the five... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award

Sarah Frier's 'No Filter' takes the £30,000 Business Book of the Year honor, in a strong shortlist from the FT and McKinsey & Company. The post Sarah Frier Wins the 2020 Business Book of the Year Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-01 20:59:13 UTC ]
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Unfinished business in Belarus

Earlier this year, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya decided to run for president in Belarus, a country widely known as “Europe’s last dictatorship,” after her husband, a popular YouTuber who had planned to run himself, was jailed. Alexander Lukashenko, the longtime dictator, allowed Tikhanovskaya to... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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Ebury launches new business imprint, Ebury Edge

Ebury is launching a new imprint called Ebury Edge, dedicated to business and performance publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business

The IPA explores 'the need for a joined-up, ecosystem recovery roadmap' to address effects of the pandemic on the world publishing industry. The post Surveying the Coronavirus’ Impact on the International Book Business appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post

An anthology of writings provides a glimpse into the mind of the Amazon founder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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