In the impeachment spin wars, only the English majors can save us

“Read the transcript!” both sides tweet. But why isn’t that simple instruction delivering us all to the same conclusion? Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-12 15:28:43 UTC ]
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We Brought Together the Major Players in the Ad Blocker War, and Here's What They Told Each Other

Apple's recent flipping of the switch to allow for ad-blocking apps has sent the digital publishing world into a full-blown crisis, as the number of consumers fed up with ads that clutter and slow down websites—and doing something about it—has reached critical mass. While ad blocking has been... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Conde Nast Spins Off Lucky Magazine but Keeps Majority Stake

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It has been a long road to publication in the English language for Jin Yong, one of China’s most renowned writers, whose footprint on the nation’s cultural landscape is vast. But it may prove to have been worth the wait... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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A shocking image of Syria's brutal war – a war that will continue regardless | Jonathan Jones

Even the most horrific photos are not able to prevent wars happening, they remain decoration for our conscienceThis week the Guardian published the kind of picture that deserves to change the world. The front page of Thursday's print edition was dominated by an epic scene of human suffering,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Who Saves an Emergency Room Doctor? Her Patients

Michele Harper’s memoir could not be more timely. Also, if you think your job is stressful, take a walk in this author’s white coat. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Guide to the classics: The War of the Worlds

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Ted Hughes' estate pledges £3,500 to save Dylan Thomas Birthplace museum

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Yale UP snaps up English translation of Lévy’s The Virus in the Age of Madness

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Publishing must 'radically reimagine' its audience, major diversity study says

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‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war over the Bard

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‘Shakespeare in a Divided America’ considers the tug-of-war over the Bard

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A consortium of investors led by former News Corp CEO Peter Tonagh will buy the Australian Associated Press saving up to 95 jobsThe Australian Associated Press Newswire has been saved at the 11th hour by a consortium of investors and philanthropists led by former News Corp chief executive Peter... Continue reading at The Guardian

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