Jacobson, Montefiore and Schama call on Labour to tackle antisemitism 'poison'

Authors Howard Jacobson, Simon Sebag Montefiore and Simon Schama, together with Pottermore chair Neil Blair, have called on Labour to drain the antisemitism “that lies like a pool of poison in the party’s soul” and hit out at its handling of complaints. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-15 06:33:48 UTC ]
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Pullman and SoA call on government to tackle online book piracy

Society of Authors president Philip Pullman and 32 other leading writers have called on the government to tackle “the blight” of online book piracy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NUJ backs Impress, calling Ipso a 'pointless so-called regulator'

Union believes alternative regulator is more compliant with Leveson reportThe National Union of Journalists has endorsed Impress, the regulator created as an alternative to the Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso).In so doing, the NUJ has labelled Ipso, which was set up by the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Calling Call Me Ishmael

As chronicled in the Kickstarter video above, the Call Me Ishmael (CMI) project is ingeniously simple: People dial in to 774-325-0503, leave a message about a favorite book, and CMI produces the simplest YouTube video in the world, showing a manual typewriter typing the caller’s words. That’s... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2015-11-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The IAB Calls Ad Blocking 'Highway Robbery' and Ramps Up Its Call to Arms

Scott Cunningham, svp at the Interactive Advertising Bureau and general manager of the IAB Tech Lab, told Adweek after a press conference today that he's been privy to ad-blocking data from major publishers that have recently begun using software that detects ad blocking. Pressed to characterize... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2015-09-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cannes Lions finalizes in-person jury presidents, and Facebook outsources Trump ban verdict: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.Cannes, contingent Cannes Lions announced its 2021 jury presidents—57% of... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2021-01-22 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow holds open call for picture book submissions from writers of colour

Children's indie Nosy Crow is mounting an open call for submissions from writers of colour to broaden its picture books list. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 11:03:39 UTC ]
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Virtual library 'a wake up call' for sector over promised national website

The free provision of e-books for children by Oak National Academy has been branded a "wake up call" for a sector still awaiting its long-discussed shared website for all public libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-21 04:54:52 UTC ]
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Open letter calls for publishing boycott of Trump administration memoirs

More than 500 book industry professionals have added their names to a call for publishers not to sign up veterans of the departing president’s governmentFive-hundred American authors and literary professionals have signed a letter calling on US publishers not to sign book deals with members of... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-01-19 16:25:50 UTC ]
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‘On the Suffering of the World’ sounds depressing, but perhaps it is a call to action, too

A collection of works by the 19th-century philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer takes on new meaning today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-13 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency gets £3.5m to tackle loneliness over winter

The Reading Agency has been given £3.5m as part of a government £7.5m funding package to tackle loneliness over the winter period. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-22 14:30:12 UTC ]
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Coke in giant agency review and FTC threatens Facebook: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Coke’s giant review Coca-Cola is undertaking a massive agency review that... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-12-10 10:59:27 UTC ]
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Announcing a New Publishing Project and a Call for Co-Editors: Best Translations: An Annual Anthology, by The Editors of WLT

News and Events Photo by Wendy Call / www.wendycall.com Deadline for Applications: Thursday, January 7, 2021 Call for Applications: Two series co-editors, one with expertise in Asian literatures and one with expertise in Middle Eastern and/or... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-12-09 14:16:34 UTC ]
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Visa picks W+K, and Facebook wrangles anti-vaccine lies: Friday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters.In the cards Financial giant Visa picked Wieden+Kennedy as its new creative... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-12-04 11:04:31 UTC ]
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Sesame Street cereal and brands’ fun with the Utah monolith: Wednesday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Brought to you by General Mills Cereal sales have risen sharply during the... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-12-02 11:34:50 UTC ]
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Pearson launches guidelines to tackle gender stereotypes in its education materials

Pearson has committed to tackling gender bias and stereotyping in education, unrolling "first of its kind" gender equality guidelines for the resources it produces.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-23 00:36:36 UTC ]
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Attention: the principal from Buffy just wrote a novel. It’s called Illyria.

Hello and welcome to the very niche readership who understands what I am talking about and why I am excited and amused by this! The rumors (from this headline) are true: Principal Snyder, also known as Armin Shimerman, has recently published the first novel in a historical fantasy series about... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-17 15:43:11 UTC ]
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FutureBook: Abbey calls for industry to expand what it considers 'normal'

The industry needs to expand what it considers "normal", breaking a current way of thinking which considers black authors niche and prevents books representing society, Black Writers' Guild co-founder Nels Abbey has said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-16 16:45:55 UTC ]
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Rudd and Turnbull will be called to give evidence at Senate inquiry into media diversity

Sarah Hanson-Young secures inquiry after the popularity of Kevin Rudd’s petition for a royal commission into News CorpThe former prime ministers Kevin Rudd and Malcolm Turnbull will be called to give evidence at a Senate inquiry into media diversity that will examine the dominance of News Corp... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-11 08:24:08 UTC ]
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