Reporting from the front lines of the war against the Islamic State

Mike Giglio describes how various groups came together in the grinding fight against the militants. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-13 06:52:26 UTC ]
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Hunting down Nazi war criminals in the United States

Debbie Cenziper focuses on “the Trawniki men,” trained in Poland to commit mass murder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-09 12:46:57 UTC ]
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New Fronts Will Open in the Media Union Wars in 2020

In 2019, the organizing wave that began rising in 2018 crested, with employees at digital publishers including Quartz, BuzzFeed News, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-01-02 15:55:48 UTC ]
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New fronts will open in the media union wars in 2020

In 2019, the organizing wave that began rising in 2018 crested, with employees at digital publishers including Quartz, BuzzFeed News, Wirecutter and The Ringer and legacy media companies such as Hearst and NBC News all organizing. Over the past five years, the ranks of the Writers Guild of... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2020-01-02 05:01:11 UTC ]
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In World War II, serving Jesus while spying for the United States

Matthew Avery Sutton tells the stories of four missionaries who worked in the OSS. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-24 12:24:33 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report Cites a Rise in Print Revenue

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada’s new report. By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Non-Book Merchandise: 16 Percent of Revenue or partisans of print and brick-and-mortar bookstores, the... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
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BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up

Citing 37 percent of revenue from frontlist titles, 63 bookstore companies with 80 locations respond to BookNet Canada's new report. The post BookNet Canada’s First ‘State of Independent Bookselling’ Report: Print Revenue up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-09-09 20:54:40 UTC ]
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State school children miss out on author visits, NLT report reveals

Writers say a lack of funding and cuts to libraries mean children from disadvantaged backgrounds are missing out when it comes to school visits, after a new report shows that independent schools are far more likely to have welcomed an author in the past year than state schools. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-26 04:33:29 UTC ]
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'I am barely alive': war reporter's Angola memoir made into animated film

Another Day of Life also uses documentary to translate the horror and poetry of Ryszard Kapuściński’s book In November 1975, Ryszard Kapuściński telexed his editor in Warsaw to plead for permission to return home from Angola. The era of Portuguese colonialism was ending, the fight for... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Under the Wire review – fearsome account of war reporting in Syria

War photographer Paul Conroy is magnetic as he untangles the nuances of his profession in this screen version of his memoirChristopher Martin’s film is an urgent documentary version of Under the Fire, the memoir published by war photographer Paul Conroy about his friendship and professional... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Lib podcast: Inside Bleacher Report's 'turf war, land grab'

Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on Stitcher, Google Play and iHeartRadio too. This is our RSS feed. Tell a friend!March Madness is well underway and if you're a sports fan of a certain age, chances are you're tracking your decimated bracket along with Bleacher... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Islamic State calls San Bernardino shooters 'supporters' as terrorism probe continues

President Obama vowed Saturday that investigators would "get to the bottom" of the San Bernardino massacre as new details emerged about the woman at the center of the terrorism investigation. One of the two assailants, Tashfeen Malik, pledged allegiance to an Islamic State leader in a Facebook... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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State of Digital Publishing in Canada: The Official Report

According to a report from BookNet Canada, "Canadian publishers have adapted to the appetite for digital reading and embraced ebook publishing as a new norm." Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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ALA 2014 Preview: Cut to the Core: On the Front Lines of the Common Core Rollout

In October, we gave what was scheduled to be a one-hour presentation to a group of public librarians and library directors on collaboration between school and public libraries. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The First Line Of Harry Potter And The Last Line: A Close Reading

Delve deeper into the series as we do a close reading of the first lines and last lines of each Harry Potter book in this iconic and magical series. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-15 11:37:59 UTC ]
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Two Lines to Launch Translation Line

Two Lines Press will launch Calico, a new book line focused on works of translated literature, in March 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-11-05 05:00:00 UTC ]
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B&N Reports Falling Sales in Fiscal 2017 Report

The country's largest book chain said sales dropped 6.5% in the fiscal year, ended April 29. Barnes & Noble reported lower losses in its Nook division, however, which led to a jump in operating income. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ The Guardian | 2014-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wayne State U Press Appoints New Director

Wayne State University Press, which endured three weeks of internal chaos in February after three senior employees were fired but later reinstated, announced that Stephanie Williams has been appointed director. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Guide to the classics: The War of the Worlds

H. G. Wells helped pioneer science fiction with his 1898 book The War of the Worlds. Many iterations later, it still scares and fascinates us. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-07-06 19:54:21 UTC ]
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