Sunlight helps identify 17th century painting at Hearst Castle

A painting that has been hanging at California’s landmark Hearst Castle for decades has been identified as a 17th century work after two guides noticed a previously undetected monogram and inscription when sunlight illuminated them last fall. The markings allowed museum director Mary Levkoff to... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Short Life in a Strange World,’ paintings by Pieter Bruegel the Elder help an author make sense of his existence

Toby Ferris traveled across Europe to see all of the Dutch Renaissance painter’s surviving work. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-11 18:07:05 UTC ]
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How Hearst’s Product Team Helps Build Audience, Revenues

“We don’t do anything without an audience opportunity and a revenue opportunity,” Robertson Barrett, President of Digital Media at Hearst Newspapers, Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-08-08 15:06:02 UTC ]
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Can science fiction help us prepare for 21st-century warfare?

The novelist Margaret Atwood recently caused a stir when, during an interview with Variety, she said that the 9/11 hijackers “got the idea” to fly planes into buildings from watching “Star Wars.” Atwood, the author of “The Handmaid’s Tale” and other dystopian classics, did not have the facts... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-05-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Skinned zebra found dead on beach near Hearst Castle

A zebra that once belonged to a collection of wild animals at Hearst Ranch was found dead and skinned on a San Simeon beach Saturday after heavy rains carried it down a creek and into the sea, authorities say. The carcass, which had much of its hide removed, was discovered just before 12:30 p.m.,... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-01-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Firefighters slow Chimney Fire's path to Hearst Castle

The Chimney Fire expanded to 24,096 acres Saturday night as fire teams worked to prevent it’s advance towards the historic Hearst Castle and other communities. The fire’s leading edge was about two miles from the National Historic Landmark and museum on Saturday, and firefighters have managed to... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-08-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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17th-century adult colouring-in book ready for modern hues

Albion’s Glorious Ile, a magical poem engraved to hymn ‘the pleasures infinite’ of England and Wales, republished for 21st century Gallery: Albion’s Glorious Ile, the 400-year-old colouring bookAdults finding time for colouring-in books might seem a modern fad, part of the fashion for all things... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hearst Names Neeraj Khemlani Executive Vice President and Deputy Group Head of Hearst Newspapers

Hearst today announced that Neeraj Khemlani has been named executive vice president and deputy group head of Hearst Newspapers. The Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2019-12-17 23:12:56 UTC ]
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William Randolph Hearst III Named Hearst Corp. Board Chairman

*Editor's Note: This story originally appears on FOLIO: sister site, minonline.com. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2013-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coastal Regional Bookstore Associations Offer Additional Help

Indie booksellers in New England and in California will be getting additional assistance from their regional bookstore associations, including management counselling, tech support, and promotional opportunities. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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PubWest to Amazon: Publishing Needs Your Help

PubWest has published an open letter to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos asking him to support independent publishers by placing a moratorium on certain fees and by making books more of a priority for shipping as soon as possible. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Trewin partners with Writing.ie to help authors 'accelerate their creativity' in lockdown

Literary agent Simon Trewin has partnered with Writing.ie – a resource site for unpublished authors – to launch a weekly one-hour show on Facebook Live.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-27 16:09:51 UTC ]
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Care Packages Help Bookstores Amid Covid-19 Closures

Two West Coast booksellers have found success with custom care packages during Covid-19 closures, shipping books, gifts, and cards to customers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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How Regional Indie Bookstore Associations Are Helping

Regional independent booksellers associations are working to support their members with information, digital resources, virtual events, promotions, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Weldon vows to help bookshops and changes PRH volunteering policy

Penguin Random House UK c.e.o. Tom Weldon says the company is actively seeking ways of helping struggling booksellers during the coronavirus lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-26 21:42:26 UTC ]
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Help unemployed booksellers, shop here: The Bookstore at the End of the World

We’ve already brought your attention to the ways you can help bookstores (and bookstore workers) during the coronavirus pandemic, and here’s another one: a collective of recently laid-off booksellers has started an online storefront at Bookshop.org (in case you missed it, Bookshop is the new... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-25 15:14:23 UTC ]
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8 books to help distract you from the coronavirus crisis

We all need a break from reality. Many of us are understandably looking for an escape these days, amid the constant onslaught of coronavirus headlines and updates. A good book can help, as long as it isn’t about pandemics. Or a dystopian future. Or being stuck inside for weeks on end.Read Full... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-03-25 11:30:44 UTC ]
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Two Indie Bookstores In Chicago Closed Their Doors Right After They Opened—and These Authors Are Trying to Help

Chicago authors are spotlighting the unique plight of two local indies that both closed to walk-in traffic on March 16: one bookstore that was only officially open for one day, and another that had changed ownership two weeks earlier. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-25 04:00:00 UTC ]
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‘The Princess Bride’ and other fantastical novels to help you escape reality

Want to get lost in a good book — or four? You couldn’t do much better than these. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-23 18:55:00 UTC ]
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Hearst UK CEO James Wildman on Navigating Crisis

On Monday, Hearst UK CEO James Wildman would typically address the 1,000-person strong company from the stage at the Odeon Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

[ Editor & Publisher | 2020-03-23 18:30:59 UTC ]
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