O'Reilly Donating Millions to Tech Education

O'Reilly Media and Safari Books Online are donating over $100 million in "educational content and tools" to K-12 schools across the U.S. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Tech, Fewer Reporters: Challenges Facing South Asian Newsrooms Post-COVID

Editors from several South Asian news publishers including The Quint (India), The Hindu (India), Times of India (India) and The Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-05-26 18:00:38 UTC ]
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Team Whistle buys OTT marketing firm Tiny Horse for $30 million

Digital media company Team Whistle has acquired Tiny Horse, a marketing services firm focused on over-the-top streamers, TV networks, producers and advertisers. The companies didn’t disclose terms of the deal, however, sources told Variety the acquisition was mostly in the form of a stock swap... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-05-22 09:54:48 UTC ]
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HarperCollins owner News Corp donates £100k to charities for coronavirus effort

As part of its annual Giving scheme, HarperCollins parent firm News Corp has donated £100,000 to four UK and Irish charities focused on supporting communities struggling during the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-19 18:51:43 UTC ]
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BEYOND THE BARD: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Guest Blogger: Prof Katy Shaw, University of Northumbria, Vice-Chair of BACLS – the British Association of Literary Studies – and executive committee member of University English, the national subject association. In recent years there has been a rapid rise in the teaching of English Literature... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-05-18 09:30:54 UTC ]
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Dishoom asks cookbook pirates to donate to charity appeal

After a bootleg of its recipe book was sent to ‘everyone and their nice auntie’, restaurant chain appeals to readers to buy copies or donate to Hospitality ActionThe UK restaurant chain Dishoom has appealed for readers to buy their eponymous cookbook or donate to charity, after a pirated version... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-14 15:38:19 UTC ]
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The story behind ‘The Great Realisation,’ a post-pandemic bedtime tale that has captured the hearts of millions

A video-poem by Tom Roberts has caught the attention of Hollywood and will likely become a children’s book. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Catford joins Hodder Education as UK field sales director

Hodder Education has appointed Sean Catford, formerly of Pearson, as its UK field sales director. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 13:36:15 UTC ]
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DK to publish first educational fiction series

DK will publish its first educational fiction series The Secret Explorers, developed in association with packager Working Partners. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Petition Asking Poetry Foundation for Millions Gains Support

A Change.org petition has garnered nearly 1,500 signatures asking the Poetry Foundation to dip into its deep pockets to support poets and independent publishers who are struggling economically because of the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-29 04:00:00 UTC ]
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MIBA Cancels Spring Forum, GLIBA Donates to #SaveIndieBookstores

The Midwest Independent Booksellers Association has officially canceled its spring forum road trip to Bayfield, Wisc., on June 1-2, while the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association has donated $5,000 to #SaveIndieBookstores. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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BA criticises Amazon for 'ill-judged' hardship fund donation

The Booksellers Association (BA) has branded Amazon's £250,000 donation to a booksellers hardship fund an “ill-judged attempt to mitigate a decades-long campaign to undermine the bookselling sector”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 16:27:46 UTC ]
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Hodder Education offers free online resources to students

Hodder Education is offering students nearly £1m worth of online learning resources, following the closure of schools owing to coronavirus. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 09:40:04 UTC ]
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A Shout-Out to Tech from the Book Biz

Bill Kasdorf wants to thank the tech industry for helping publishing get through the pandemic. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-24 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers and Literary Organizations Seek Donations to Survive

Cinco Puntos Press launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise $250,000, as did Small Press Distribution, which is seeking $100,000. Lambda Literary, the LGBTQ-focused group, is asking for $175,000 to survive. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-21 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The education revolution

With schools closed for the foreseeable future, and the nation having to adapt quickly to home education, parents are getting to grips with juggling their new home tutor roles - as well as managing their own workloads and coping with the day to day pressures of looking after families during this... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NEA Offering $75 Million to Nonprofits to Save Jobs

The National Endowment for the Arts is now taking applications for $75 million in grants to nonprofit arts organizations to combat job losses related to Covid-19. Grants are fixed at $50,000 for individual nonprofits. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP makes education and home learning resources free

Oxford University Press (OUP) has made many of its flagship educational and home learning resources available for free, in order to support teachers, parents and learners affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon prioritises children's books and educational titles experiencing 'strong demand'

Amazon, which has lately has been prioritising household essentials and medical supplies, has said it is now also prioritising products where there is "strong customer demand" – including children's books and educational titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-07 10:59:19 UTC ]
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Statement: Ad Tech Companies: Stop Journalism-Harming Keyword Blocking Practices

The News Media Alliance and Digital Content Next call on digital advertisers and digital advertising companies to stop using keyword Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-04-03 21:38:18 UTC ]
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Bookselling in lockdown: education titles surge as UK shops are shuttered

Exclusive data from Blackwell’s, Waterstones and Bookstat reveal that, with most UK readers housebound, educational titles, escapist fiction and soothing self-help is much in demand Continue reading at The Bookseller

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