The expert who predicted Trump’s 2016 win says we’re living in a “manufactured reality”

Four years after Sarah Kendzior forecasted Trump’s win, the bestselling author reflects on the rise of online propaganda, the need for transparent algorithms, and why social media is more dangerous than ever. Sarah Kendzior was a lone voice in the wilderness predicting the victory of Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. The St. Louis-based journalist had been reporting for Al Jazeera on the socioeconomic pain of a part of the country that’s often overlooked in national political discussions—the industrial Midwest. Kendzior eventually published her reports in the bestselling essay collection The View From Flyover Country.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-11-28 09:00:16 UTC ]
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Bologna 2016: Berner and Wenxuan Win 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Awards

German author-illustrator Rotraut Susanne Berner and Chinese author Cao Wenxuan are the winners of the 2016 Hans Christian Andersen Award for illustration and writing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Biden wins, but Trump—and division—aren’t going away

CNN’s election-count coverage ended as it began: with Wolf Blitzer all excited. “After four long, tense days, we’ve reached a historic moment in this election,” he said. “We can now project the winner of the presidential race.” One thrumming musical interlude later, the network reported that... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-11-09 12:59:12 UTC ]
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Andrew Bolt's 'gloating' over US election result trumped by reality | Amanda Meade

Sky TV hosts celebrate Donald Trump’s re-election too early. Plus: Woolworths partnership with News Corp sparks backlashAndrew Bolt was so excited late on Wednesday afternoon when he believed “Donald Trump seems to have won again” he warned Herald Sun readers he might just gloat on his Sky News... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-11-06 00:46:48 UTC ]
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Bestselling Author Predicts The 3 Cards Of 'Trump's Evil Plan' For Reelection

Don Winslow warns that Trump is planning a "big loud" October surprise attack on Biden. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2020-07-31 08:24:11 UTC ]
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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

Poet and reggae recording artist Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2020 for his commitment to political expression in his work. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-07 08:46:24 UTC ]
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Editors predict feel-good reads will trump ‘pandemic lit’—for now

Editors and agents have backed escapism and feel-good fiction to succeed during the pandemic and in its aftermath, with Covid-19 fiction appearing to be some way off. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-10 15:38:41 UTC ]
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Friday Wake-Up Call: Trump's 2016 ad strategy reportedly impressed Facebook

Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for "Ad Age" under "Skills" in the Alexa app. What people are talking about today: Chance the Rapper is also a... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kim Moore wins 2016 Geoffrey Faber prize

Kim Moore has won the 2016 Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize for her poetry collection The Art of Falling (Seren Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluebird wins behavioural change expert Izadi after five-way auction

Pan Macmillan has won two books by Shahroo Izadi following a "hotly contested" five-publisher auction, with the first title, The Kindness Method, set to be the imprint's lead title in May 2018.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise Erdrich, Matthew Desmond Win 2016 NBCC Awards

Novelist Louise Erdrich won the fiction prize, Matthew Desmond won for nonfiction; and Margaret Atwood received the lifetime achievement award at the National Book Critics Circle Awards ceremony last night in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My dad predicted Trump in 1985 – it's not Orwell, he warned, it's Brave New World

The ascent of Donald Trump has proved Neil Postman’s argument in Amusing Ourselves to Death was right. Here’s what we can do about itOver the last year, as the presidential campaign grew increasingly bizarre and Donald Trump took us places we had never been before, I saw a spike in media... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Media Execs On Their Biggest Wins of 2016

As magazine media continues to change and leaders in the field wrangle emerging technologies, there were several major wins this year. The post Media Execs On Their Biggest Wins of 2016 appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-12-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Maths book wins 2016 educational writers prize

A children’s book that combines maths and design activities has won this year’s Educational Writers Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'March: Book Three' Wins 2016 NBA for Young People's Literature

Members of the publishing industry gathered at Cipriani Wall Street for the 67th National Book Awards, where John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell won for 'March: Book Three.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'March,' Borzutzky, Kendi, and Whitehead Win 2016 National Book Awards

At the 67th National Book Awards, held at Cipriani New York in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, the junction where politics and publishing meet was in the spotlight from the start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US book trade rallies around the power of books following Trump's win

Members of the US book trade have urged the industry to remember the powerful role books play in promoting unity and understanding in the wake of the US election result which saw Republican candidate Donald Trump beat Democrat Hillary Clinton to take the White House as US president elect. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Madeline Thien Wins 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize

Thien has won the Canadian literary prize, which comes with a C$100,000 purse, for her novel 'Do Not Say We Have Nothing.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BuzzFeed CEO Jonah Peretti talks Facebook Live and Ivanka Trump

Whether it’s through building a food-porn empire or extending its breaking-news content internationally, BuzzFeed has ambitious global expansion plans. This week, founder Jonah Peretti was promoting the company in Japan, which he claims is BuzzFeed’s fastest growing international market. Digiday... Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2016-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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