Impact, not intent

If you are on Twitter, you couldn’t have missed it. Kate Clanchy’s memoir, that won the Orwell Prize for Political Writing, is rife with racialised descriptions of her students. Words such as chocolate and almond used to describe skin colour, tired tropes of hair or size of bosoms used to stereotype different ethnicities, the shape of skull and other facial features such as nose used to define them. It was shocking once these snapshots of whole pages from her book were being shared. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-09 07:24:37 UTC ]
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Impact, not intent

If you are on Twitter, you couldn’t have missed it. Kate Clanchy’s memoir, that won the Orwell Prize for Political Writing, is rife with racialised descriptions of her students. Words such as chocolate and almond used to describe skin colour, tired tropes of hair or size of bosoms used to... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-09 07:24:37 UTC ]
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For all the hype in 2023, we still don’t know what AI’s long-term impact will be | John Naughton

As with the printing press and the dotcom boom, initial frenzy and speculation obscures the lasting legacy of new technologies“Innovation,” wrote the economist William Janeway in his seminal book Doing Capitalism in the Innovation Economy, “begins with discovery and culminates in speculation.”... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-12-30 16:00:37 UTC ]
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Q&A: SOMOS Community Care physician on how national pharmacy location closures impact underserved patients

Plus:Insurance giant Empire names DeStefano president to lead NY commercial businessTeladoc revenue grows 8% in Q3 following growth of chronic care businessState announces $4M to expand mental health outpatient treatment opportunities Continue reading at Crains New York

[ Crains New York | 2023-10-26 09:33:03 UTC ]
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Publishing execs express concern over generative AI’s impact on traffic and IP protections

Publishing executives shared their honest and unfettered opinions on the rise of generative artificial intelligence technology and its impact on traffic, IP protections, content production and jobs at the Digiday Publishing Summit last week. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2023-09-25 04:01:00 UTC ]
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British Academy Names a Shortlist; Reports on Sales Impact

London's British Academy Book Prize reports on its 2022 winner's sales and rights deals as it releases its 2023 nonfiction shortlist. The post British Academy Names a Shortlist; Reports on Sales Impact appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-09-12 12:57:48 UTC ]
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The Big Impact of Tiny Reparations Books

Over the past three years, the Dutton/Plume imprint, founded by actor and stand-up comedian Phoebe Robinson, has become a home for “strong voices, unique points of view, and undeniable talent." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-06-02 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Haymarket Establishes Writing Fellowships for Individuals Impacted by Incarceration

Haymarket Books is establishing a writing fellowship program that emphasizes mentorship and professional development to support the work of incarcerated individuals and others impacted by the criminal legal system. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-05-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Legacy and Impact Lead This Year’s All Ways Black Initiative From Penguin Random House

With recent book bans in the U.S. causing alarm across the country, it's more crucial than ever to show support for literature in its many forms. As books by Black writers continue to be among the most targeted by extremist groups, Black authors, publishers and supporters are working double time... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2023-02-16 17:50:25 UTC ]
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With Award Announcements, SCBWI's Impact and Legacy Fund Buoys Nascent Careers

Hot on the heels of the American Library Association's award announcements, the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' Impact and Legacy Fund announced the recipients of two awards this week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Inaugural Russell Freedman Award Honors Late Author's Impact

The winners of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators' inaugural Russell Freedman Award for Nonfiction for a Better World were announced on November 29. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-12-01 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Review: ‘The Year of Magical Thinking’ Gets Joan Didion’s Intention Just Right

A play based on the writer’s memoir about the death of her husband, in its first New York revival, goes small to powerful effect. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2022-11-02 23:00:05 UTC ]
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How Publishers Can Capitalize on the Rise of Intent Media

The intent media model has come to dominate the digital media world, and Future plc is one of its most well-known practitioners. Future's chief revenue officer, Zack Sullivan, joined Adweek media editor Lucinda Southern at Publishing Week to discuss the rise of intent media, how the pandemic... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2022-10-21 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Belvoir's Tell Me I'm Here looks at the impact of mental illness on the whole family. It is a wrenching and beautiful work

Based on Anne Deveson’s 1991 memoir about her son’s experience with schizophrenia, this play can be achingly sad. But it also offers hope. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2022-08-26 01:01:35 UTC ]
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Pema Chödrön's Impact on Buddhist Publishing

The acclaimed Buddhist teacher and octogenarian is creating a legacy in Buddhist publishing, and she is fearless about the prospect of death in her new book, but it's likely not her last title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In the UK, a New Literary Magazine, With International Intent

The new literary magazine 'Fictionable' launches June 27 with short works including graphic fiction and translation. The post In the UK, a New Literary Magazine, With International Intent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-06-24 20:36:08 UTC ]
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Treva B. Lindsey’s ‘America, Goddam’ Explores How State And Sexual Violence Impact Black Women

Invoking #SayHerName, this new book fuses together history, data and first-person stories to envision a world free of violence. Continue reading at The Huffington Post

[ The Huffington Post | 2022-04-11 14:10:48 UTC ]
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The Powerful Impact of Digital Media on Mass Shootings

The digital media age has exerted profound influence on how we see the mass shootings phenomenon. Through Twitter and other social media platforms, the public begins to learn of these attacks as they unfold in real time. Misinformation and political outrage also spread swiftly. A popular... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-04-08 08:49:42 UTC ]
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The Bookseller 150: new talent is intent on broadening reach

Four in 10 of this year’s list of the book trade’s big cheeses are either new entries or 2021 first-timers, reflecting how the pandemic has reshaped publishing leadership. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-17 00:28:55 UTC ]
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Editors and agents laud actors’ impact on audio editions as spectre of AI looms

Figures from across the trade discuss the importance of securing professional voice artists to create a slick listening experience, as automated voice development continues apace.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-11 20:41:18 UTC ]
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Growing Up in Ireland report reveals impact of library funding’s 2008 scrapping

In 2008, as the global financial crisis peaked and Ireland faced a long period of austerity, the government announced that the primary school library fund would be cut in its entirety. The €2.2m annual investment from the then-Department of Education & Science had been in place for 37 years;... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-10 10:30:52 UTC ]
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