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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Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Burns, Adiga, Taylor, Phillips, Vollmann, and More

Our own Thomas Beckwith take a look at some notable books publishing this week. The post Tuesday New Release Day: Starring Burns, Adiga, Taylor, Phillips, Vollmann, and More appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

[ The Millions | 2020-02-18 10:59:25 UTC ]
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Book-ish closes for day after Storm Dennis hits

Crickhowell store Book-ish in south Wales was forced to close on Monday after flooding in the town from storm Dennis meant bookselling staff could not get to the shop. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-18 10:27:11 UTC ]
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Friday Fund Day: Drop Some Dollars and Help Some Classrooms

Do some good and help these classrooms build inclusive libraries by donating or spreading the word about their projects. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-02-14 11:41:33 UTC ]
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Election Year Children’s Book Bonanza

November may seem far away, but political titles for young readers are already hitting shelves. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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First published in 1924, ‘Still She Wished for Company’ makes for a delicious, if bittersweet, Valentine’s Day treat

The novel, which enters the public domain this year, is one of the pioneering works of paranormal or “time-slip” romance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-12 19:00:00 UTC ]
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First published in 1924, ‘Still She Wished for Company’ makes for a delicious, if bittersweet, Valentine’s Day treat

The novel, which enters the public domain this year, is one of the pioneering works of paranormal or “time-slip” romance. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-12 07:00:00 UTC ]
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Stationery stores are in trouble, but our love for Valentine’s Day cards burns hotter than ever

In a world determined to dematerialize our interactions with each other, we still crave the tactile experience of an actual card. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-11 16:53:38 UTC ]
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Stationery stores are in trouble, but our love for Valentine’s Day cards burns hotter than ever

In a world determined to dematerialize our interactions with each other, we still crave the tactile experience of an actual card. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-11 16:53:38 UTC ]
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There’s no shortage of novels about what happens when the Earth stops spinning. ‘The Last Day’ may set a new standard.

Author Andrew Hunter Murray has thoroughly thought through the ramifications of his conceit. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-10 20:30:06 UTC ]
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Facebook's Ads Libraries isn't enough to keep NZ election clean

OPINION: Does seeing ad spend and number of advertisements really tell us that much? Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2020-02-07 16:00:00 UTC ]
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Australia’s fires are a climate reckoning for the Murdoch press

For several months, catastrophic fires have been raging in Australia. Collectively, they’ve torched some 38,000 square miles nationwide, killing at least 28 people and, according to the University of Sydney, more than a billion animals. In recent weeks, heart-rending stories of death and... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-01-17 13:05:42 UTC ]
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James Murdoch's climate stance distances him from family empire

Criticism of denial by News Corp and Fox underlines Murdoch heir’s transformationJames Murdoch claims he has never watched Succession, the drama series that documents the professional and personal rebellions of a billionaire media family suspiciously similar to his own. But his comments... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 19:36:48 UTC ]
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James Murdoch's attack on News Corp and Fox News 'not discussed by board'

Director Peter Barnes says board has not talked about attack on Fox News and News Corp’s climate coverageThe lead independent director of Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, Peter Barnes, says the media group’s board has yet to discuss James Murdoch’s attack on the company over its stance on the climate... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-15 07:29:48 UTC ]
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James Murdoch criticises father's news outlets for climate crisis denial

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp and Fox cited for ‘frustrating’ coverage of Australian bushfiresRupert Murdoch’s son has strongly criticised his family’s news outlets for downplaying the impact of the climate crisis, as bushfires continue to burn in Australia.James Murdoch and his wife, Kathryn,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-14 13:39:30 UTC ]
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Rachel Johnson's tale of politics goes to S&S UK

Rachel Johnson’s Rake’s Progress: My Life in Politics will be published by Simon & Schuster UK in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-05 13:39:36 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Kay and Ross ‘most-read’ since Christmas Day

Adam Kay’s Twas the Nightshift Before Christmas (Picador) and Ryan’s Christmas by self-published author L.J. Ross were the most read books since Christmas Day, according to Amazon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 10:20:56 UTC ]
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Publishers Association pushes Johnson to scrap reading tax

The Publishers Association (PA) has upped its Axe the Reading Tax Campaign, as a new survey has found that 71% of adults think that VAT should not be charged on any reading materials—digital or print. The survey also reveals that 50% of respondents said that a cut to the tax would inspire them... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-24 09:11:28 UTC ]
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Bertrams c.e.o. calls on Boris Johnson to 'be clear on Brexit'

Bertram Group c.e.o. Raj Patel has called on Boris Johnson to create a "clear Brexit plan" and to support the firm's diverse workforce, ahead of the latest Brexit talks with the European Union.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-19 04:05:49 UTC ]
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CILIP says libraries need £250m in demand to Johnson government

Library association CILIP says the library service needs up to £250m investment and has called for action from Boris Johnson’s government to secure its own future. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-18 08:39:06 UTC ]
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Charlesworth Press printing 36,000 personalised books a day as Christmas looms

Yorkshire print firm Charlesworth Press says it is currently producing up to 36,000 personalised children’s books every day as Christmas demand for the bespoke items ramps up. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 19:12:36 UTC ]
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