Johnson met Murdoch on day he signalled general election bid

News Corp owner was the only media baron the prime minister saw in his first three monthsBoris Johnson saw Rupert Murdoch for a “social meeting” on the day he signalled his intention to seek a general election last year, according to new transparency disclosures.Johnson saw the media billionaire on 2 September, the day when Downing Street briefed that he would be seeking an autumn election if his Brexit plans were thwarted. In the event the election was pushed back to December. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-23 20:28:52 UTC ]
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DHA launches virtual open day

David Higham Associates (DHA) has announced this year's open day will take place online, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-27 19:47:27 UTC ]
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Portal From Facebook Salutes Moms With Mother’s Day Campaign

The new campaign for the Portal From Facebook video-calling devices salutes mothers and their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic as Mother's Day approaches. Facebook said the integrated campaign will include a new television spot, digital content (both on- and off-Facebook) and partnerships... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2020-04-27 19:15:41 UTC ]
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The Russians manipulated our elections. We helped.

Thomas Rid explains how journalists and citizens amplified Moscow’s 2016 efforts. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-04-24 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Pushkin Children's wins four-publisher auction for Johnson debut

Pushkin Children’s Books has triumphed in a four-publisher auction for two novels in a series from debut author Daisy May Johnson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 03:45:59 UTC ]
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World Book Day Messages: Appeals for the International Industry

International publishing organizations are calling on this unique World Book and Copyright Day for support urgently needed by the books business—in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. The post World Book Day Messages: Appeals for the International Industry appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-23 15:50:28 UTC ]
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Hotels Share Favorite Travel Stories for World Book Day: Critical Linking, April 23, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-04-23 10:30:24 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations

From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year's free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-17 03:09:44 UTC ]
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Malcolm Turnbull: News Corp is like a political party with the Murdochs encouraging intolerance

In his new book the former Australian PM accuses the company of helping to run the country through deferential leaders like Tony Abbott News Corp operates like a political party, working closely with rightwing politicians to influence policy and elections and to destroy politicians who won’t... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-16 07:19:49 UTC ]
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My Job in 5: Becca Harper-Day

Becca Harper-Day is a Digital and Social Marketing Manager and lets us in on how she drives crowdfunding for Unbound Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 19:31:48 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day to Host Virtual Party

Independent Bookstore Day has been rescheduled for August 29 from its original date next week. In lieu of postponing the event entirely, organizers are hosting what they call a virtual party, and are working with stores on promotions to run all next week. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-15 04:00:00 UTC ]
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'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek Releasing Memoir One Day Before 80th Birthday

The book will reportedly feature what the publisher calls “illuminating personal anecdotes.” Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-04-14 20:21:27 UTC ]
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In Tbilisi, Georgia Plans World Book and Copyright Day Online

On April 23, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association expects to stream a busy World Book and Copyright Day program. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson ‘Uniting Our Forces’ n Tbilisi, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association chair Gvantsa Jobava has... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-14 04:30:28 UTC ]
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The Enduring Relevance and Wisdom of Mildred D. Taylor’s Circle Unbroken, by Dianne Johnson-Feelings

Book Reviews Dianne Johnson-Feelings Mildred D. Taylor at the University of Oklahoma, October 24, 2003 / Photo by Robert Taylor Generations of American schoolchildren have grown up with Cassie Logan and her brothers, Stacey, Christopher-John, and... Continue reading at World Literature Today

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-09 13:31:33 UTC ]
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Paul Taylor Elected a Director of Hearst

Paul Taylor, senior vice president of Hearst and president, chief executive officer and group head of Fitch Group, has been Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-07 21:14:35 UTC ]
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Speculation abounds as Boris Johnson enters the ICU

Eleven days ago, Boris Johnson, Britain’s prime minister, announced that he had tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. In an upbeat video message posted to social media, Johnson described his symptoms as “mild,” and said he would continue to lead Britain’s... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-04-07 12:12:20 UTC ]
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Alexandra Chang’s ‘Days of Distraction’ experiments with form to reveal the complexities of modern life

The debut novel intersperses the story of a tech reporter in Silicon Valley with Facebook posts, tweets, Google results and other fragments. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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W H Smith closes 60% of stores as Johnson shuts shops and libraries

W H Smith has closed around 60% of its shops after the Prime Minister ordered non-essential stores to shut owing to the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-23 20:27:47 UTC ]
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Free Comic Book Day has been postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

Free Comic Book Day, which is usually held in May, has been postponed until the summer because of the coronavirus outbreak. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-03-19 23:32:50 UTC ]
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Booksellers call for clarity from Johnson as coronavirus hits business

Booksellers have called for clarity from Boris Johnson’s government as measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak hit the high street.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 08:20:02 UTC ]
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Independent Bookstore Day Has Been Postponed

Independent Bookstore Day, which was scheduled for April 25, has been postponed. The American Booksellers Association, which manages the promotion, said the event would be rescheduled. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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