‘The Motion of the Body Through Space’ is a fitness industry satire weighed down by its own heavy-handedness

Lionel Shriver’s novel is more determined to make its point than to make us consider what it means to tend a body for the long haul. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-26 15:48:36 UTC ]
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‘The Motion of the Body Through Space’ is a fitness industry satire weighed down by its own heavy-handedness

Lionel Shriver’s novel is more determined to make its point than to make us consider what it means to tend a body for the long haul. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-26 15:48:36 UTC ]
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The Guardian view on the book publishing industry: no one size fits all | Editorial

The failure of a recent bid to merge two large publishing companies shines a light on a central issue of cultural powerDespite a rise in self-publishing, commercial publishers are still the main gatekeepers of what arrives on our bookshelves. As such, they have great cultural and – if a book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2022-11-04 18:25:28 UTC ]
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Trade bodies to 'engage' with Covid-19 culture panel but note industry's absence

The Publishers Association has said it "looks forward to engaging" with a new expert advisory panel set up to investigate the pandemic's impact on arts and culture, although it has failed to include a representative from the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-05 09:04:29 UTC ]
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Hearst Magazines Enters SVOD Space With New Fitness App

Hearst Magazines is getting into the SVOD (subscription video on demand) space with a new fitness app, called "All Out Studio." The app, downloadable July 11 on mobile and Apple TV, has more than 35 hours of video content from Hearst brands, including Men's Health, Women's Health, Cosmopolitan,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-07-01 11:00:38 UTC ]
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Consolidation in the Luxury Magazine Space | Industry Notes

Time Inc. scores big wins for January issues, Snapchat dominates among Gen-Xers, and more... The post Consolidation in the Luxury Magazine Space | Industry Notes appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2017-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Industry Weighs in on Key Free Speech Case

A coalition of publishers, booksellers and libraries argue that pre-enforcement challenges are "a critical tool for protecting free speech." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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On Body Horror and the Female Body

"The female body is a nexus of pain almost by design, but it is also potentially monstrous—an object traditionally subjugated, both for its presumed weakness and its perceived threat." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-10-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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It's Complicated review – 'online space is teenagers' only public space'

This study of teenagers' social networking habits shows that's it's not technology they are 'addicted' to – it's friendship groupsForget the revelations about the NSA: one group in society has been living with surveillance for years. A group whose every move is tracked, whose freedom of movement... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2014-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Hot in April

April was far from the cruelest month for book sales, with the 1,277 publishers that report results to AAP’s StatShot program showing a 18.3% increase over April 2023 following a flat first quarter. Every major category posted an increase over a year ago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-06-17 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Goodway Group launches retail media accelerator to bring order to a growing industry

Digital media and marketing agency network Goodway Group added two new brands to focus on the modern marketing funnel and retail media expertise as part of its strategic expansion into growing areas of the industry. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2024-05-23 04:01:00 UTC ]
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Republic of Georgia: Publishing Industry Criticizes ‘Foreign Agents’ Bill

Georgia's foreign agents bill is drawing criticism from PEN Georgia, the Georgian Publishers and Booksellers Association, and others. The post Republic of Georgia: Publishing Industry Criticizes ‘Foreign Agents’ Bill appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-05-17 19:01:14 UTC ]
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Publishing Industry Sales Were Flat in the First Quarter of 2023

Trade publishing sales saw declines in the first quarter, precipitated by drops in the adult nonfiction and children's/YA categories, although audio continues to be a bright spot. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-05-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Molly Baz’s Pregnant Body Is Too Risque for Times Square

Times Square is no stranger to women's bodies, but a particular advertisement recently stirred controversy, reflecting deep societal tensions surrounding motherhood and female sexuality. The ad promoted lactation cookies in a provocative campaign by breastfeeding startup... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2024-05-13 20:32:01 UTC ]
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Wisconsin-born satirical news outlet The Onion is sold ... No, really

It's "America's Finest News Source" ... or so it claims. The Onion, a Wisconsin-bred satirical news outlet — once a newspaper but now read only online — has a new owner. Jeff Lawson, the co-founder and recently departed CEO of San Francisco software company Twilio, has purchased The Onion.... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2024-04-27 14:51:02 UTC ]
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How realistic is the planetary orbit in Netflix’s ‘3 Body Problem’? A physics professor explains

The answer lies at the heart of theoretical physics. Note: The following article contains spoilers about the Netflix series 3 Body Problem.I first encountered the three-body problem 60 years ago, in a short story called “Placet is a Crazy Place” by American science fiction writer Frederic Brown. Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2024-04-27 12:00:00 UTC ]
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ByteDance promised to sue if the U.S. bans TikTok. Legal experts weigh in on what it means for users

In the event of a lawsuit, the U.S. government would likely argue national security issues. Legislation forcing TikTok’s parent company to sell the video-sharing platform or face a ban in the U.S. received President Joe Biden’s official signoff Wednesday. But the newly minted law could be in... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2024-04-25 14:12:32 UTC ]
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World Book Day: EU to Exclude Book Industry from Late Payment Regulations

Publishers and booksellers worked together to secure an exemption from the EU's late payment legislation, a decision that protects the publishing's unique business model. The post World Book Day: EU to Exclude Book Industry from Late Payment Regulations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-04-23 23:25:00 UTC ]
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