Silverback duo give climate activists a shot in the arm

The co-creators of the book of the Earthshot Prize talk about striking the right tone in order to encourage individual action on climate change. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-14 17:53:00 UTC ]
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Meet the BookTokers giving backlist titles a shot in the arm through the pandemic

The video-sharing social media platform TikTok is not just a place where teens share the latest dance crazes—it’s also proving a driver of book sales, and beyond teen reads too. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-03 06:18:22 UTC ]
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First Book Launches “Give Learning a Shot”

First Book, the nonprofit social enterprise devoted to education equity, has created a suite of resources that provides teachers and families with trusted, accessible information about the Covid-19 vaccine. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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One Boat wins nine-way auction for climate activist Nakate

Pan Macmillan's sustainability imprint One Boat has triumphed in a nine-publisher auction for A Bigger Picture, billed as “part rousing manifesto, part poignant memoir” from Ugandan climate activist Vanessa Nakate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-24 15:12:29 UTC ]
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Climate activists accused of ‘attacking free press’ by blockading print works

Extinction Rebellion protests at News Corp sites condemned by Society of Editors as ‘attempt to silence other voices’Ministers and MPs from all parts of the political spectrum have condemned Extinction Rebellion for blocking the delivery of newspapers across the UK on Saturday.Four national... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-05 17:00:00 UTC ]
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The Australian says it accepts climate science, so why does it give a platform to 'outright falsehoods'?

News Corp’s paper says its journalists report the facts but critics say it publishes misleading claimsIn an editorial on Saturday, the Weekend Australian defended the News Corp paper’s climate coverage in response to criticism that it had underplayed the bushfire crisis and chosen to highlight... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-01-14 16:30:39 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and Hollywood screenwriter David Klass. Rights to adapt the title have also been sold to Netflix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 00:28:37 UTC ]
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg has two books coming out with Penguin Press next year.

Surprising no one, climate hero Greta Thunberg, whose forthright, outspoken approach to environmental activism, will publish two books in 2020 with Penguin Press, a memoir Our House is on Fire (written with her family), and a collection of her speeches, No One is Too Small to Make a Difference.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-20 15:00:41 UTC ]
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ARM's Cortex-A77 CPU and Mali-G77 GPU will give your next phone a major performance boost

ARM, the chip foundation of virtually all of the smartphones made today, has announced the next generation of its Cortex CPUs and Mali GPU, with significant performance improvements made to both. In fact, ARM claims that its new Cortex-A77 CPU should offer performance “comparable to today’s... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2019-05-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Meet The New Breed Of Activist Investors Who Are Trying To Give Silicon Valley A Conscience

Arjuna Capital, which went to Facebook’s and Google’s recent shareholder meetings with proposals for gender equity disclosure, is the most visible of these firms. Last Thursday, hundreds of Facebook shareholders at the company’s annual meeting in Menlo Park, California listened politely as top... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Climate science may change minds. Climate sadness can change hearts.

In a series of letters, Daniel Sherrell shares his anger and guilt over the state of the planet. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-08-06 12:00:00 UTC ]
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CNN’s climate town hall was a step forward. But we still need a climate debate.

Ahead of CNN’s climate-focused town-hall marathon, which took place across seven hours last night and featured 10 Democratic presidential candidates back to back, Emily Tamkin, CJR’s public editor for CNN, had some advice for the network. The moderators, Tamkin said, should take it as given that... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2019-09-05 11:55:57 UTC ]
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Facebook Gives Publishers New Tools, Hopes They’ll Use Them to Give Facebook More Stuff

Facebook has been courting content companies for years because it wants content companies to bring more of their content to Facebook. Here’s a new example: A set of tools that will make it easier for publishers to share their stuff ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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A biography that gives Vladimir Putin the benefit of the doubt

Journalist Philip Short asks what motivates Putin — and blames the United States for some of his bad behavior. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-07-22 12:00:04 UTC ]
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Giving Black women in pop music their due: Q&A with author of ‘Shine Bright’

Journalist and super fan Danyel Smith champions the role of Black women in pop music in “Shine Bright,” which combines memoir with music history. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2022-07-18 19:10:00 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford Book Club to give away 50,000 books this summer

Initiative led by the footballer will distribute copies of his own children’s adventure book to young readers with little access to readingFootballer Marcus Rashford’s debut children’s book will be given to 50,000 children this summer as part of an initiative by his book club.The Marcus... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-07-05 13:14:24 UTC ]
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NYPL is Giving Away 500,000 Free Books This Summer!

As part of its summer programming, the New York Public Library is giving away 500,000 free books to kids and teens this summer! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2022-06-10 15:19:28 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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On climate change, Russia and the U.S. are uncomfortably alike

Sixty years ago, the United States and the Soviet Union led the world in climate change science then spent decades ignoring or denying the science they had pioneered, two books show. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-05-27 16:18:47 UTC ]
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An Anthology That Gives Voice to the Realities of Reproductive Freedom and Abortion

Shelly Oria’s new collection, I Know What’s Best for You: Stories on Reproductive Freedom, is the latest in a string of new anthologies that reclaim and challenge the conversation surrounding reproduction. The collection deals with the choice of whether or not to have children, and also explores... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2022-05-26 11:00:00 UTC ]
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