The MPA, the Postal Service, and the Battle for Affordable Shipping

The publishing industry scored a victory when the Postal Service's exigency surcharge was rolled back, but the struggle is far from over. The post The MPA, the Postal Service, and the Battle for Affordable Shipping appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at 'Folio Magazine'

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Trump’s war on mail-in voting and the postal service

Yesterday, a pair of TV interviews crystallized just how the Trump administration is threatening the integrity of the election. On CNBC, Larry Kudlow, Trump’s top economic adviser, cast “voting rights” as part of a “liberal-left wish list,” adding, “That’s not our game.” On Fox Business, Trump... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-08-14 12:26:12 UTC ]
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Postal service strikes Irish Book Awards sponsorship deal

Postal service company An Post has signed a three year headline sponsorship deal with the Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Postal Service Moves Forward with Location Consolidation Plan

Despite a bill partially designed to stop this effort, the United States Post Service will move forward with its 9-month modified consolidation plan. The first step will consolidate 48 locations this summer, with larger-scale consolidation to follow at the start of 2013. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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'CrossfireX' and 'Knockout City' join the list of live service games shutting down soon

It's a rough time for fans of several live service games, which are titles designed to be constantly updated for a long time. A bunch are shutting down in the near future, and CrossfireX and Knockout City are among the latest to join the list.CrossfireX is an Xbox console version of the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-02-03 20:24:59 UTC ]
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Penguin Random House’s All Ways Black Collective Battles Book Bans

A community of Black writers and readers, the group is partnering with Little Free Library to bring more free libraries to Black communities across the country. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-02-02 05:00:00 UTC ]
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WhatsApp and other messaging services left out of new Australian misinformation code, regulator says

Australian Communications and Media Authority wants social media companies to hand over information on how they respond to complaintsGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAustralia’s updated misinformation code still fails to tackle large-scale group messaging... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2023-01-08 14:00:51 UTC ]
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Apple's new audiobook narration service uses AI voices

When you browse Apple Books for your next audiobook, you might come across a few titles with a note that says they were "Narrated by Apple Books." That's because the tech giant has released a catalogue of titles that make use of its new AI-powered digital narration service. The company said the... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2023-01-05 13:10:59 UTC ]
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Panel Mania: Last On His Feet: Jack Johnson and the Battle of the Century by Youssef Daoudi and Adrian Matejka

In their new work of graphic nonfiction, 'Last on his Feet: Jack Johnson and the Battle of the Century,' Youssef Daoudi and Adrian Matejka recreate and dissect one of the most explosively meaningful sporting events in American history. A 14-page excerpt. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix and HBO Max led streaming services in the 2023 Golden Globes nominees

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced the 2023 Golden Globes nominations today. Streaming services dominated television categories, while direct-to-streaming films were recognized as well. Netflix and HBO Max had the best showings among streamers, tallying 14 television... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-12-12 19:51:09 UTC ]
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How Mastodon and federated services put social networks in the people’s hands

The Internet is getting weird again. Twitter’s recent stumbles under new ownership have surprisingly shined a quick light on the world of federated and decentralized social networking services, like Mastodon. These services are peer-to-peer or community-run networks, depending on the... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2022-11-30 11:45:00 UTC ]
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In Service of the Avant Garde: On the Unlikely Success of Siglio Press

Featured image from Sophie Calle’s The Hotel. The Siglio origin story famously begins with founder Lisa Pearson in Prague in the days before with Velvet Revolution being slipped a samizdat copy of exiled novelist Milan Kundera’s incendiary novel, The Unbearable Lightness of Being. Which is to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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For men torn down by war, getting back up is a battle worthy of hope

Combat veteran Bill Glose’s short stories in “All the Ruined Men” crack open the challenges faced by Gulf War soldiers and their families. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Ingram Says Shipping Error Was Unintentional

The Ingram Content Group says that a shipping mistake that replaced some orders for a pro-choice book with fundamentalist Christian titles was "completely unintentional" and not the result of a "rogue employee," as some reports had claimed. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-10-19 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The best video streaming services in 2022

The number of video streaming services available has increased dramatically over the past few years as everyone decides they want a piece of the pie. The days when Netflix was your only option are long gone now, and while that’s great for all of us itching to discover our next favorite TV show,... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-10-06 13:15:17 UTC ]
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Storytel Rolls Out Its Audiobook Service in France

The Stockholm-based audiobook corporation Storytel, in association with some of French publishing's biggest players, goes live in France. The post Storytel Rolls Out Its Audiobook Service in France appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-27 10:14:35 UTC ]
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In London and New York, Authors’ Trade Groups Hail Amazon’s Change on Self-Service Ebook Returns

Amazon's change reportedly will prevent a self-service return of a Kindle ebook for a full refund if a consumer has read more than 10 percent of the text. The post In London and New York, Authors’ Trade Groups Hail Amazon’s Change on Self-Service Ebook Returns appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2022-09-22 19:04:47 UTC ]
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Music industry avoids legal battle with new streaming royalty deal

Music publishers, songwriters and musicians have struck a deal with streaming services for US mechanical streaming rates for 2023-2027, the National Music Publishers’ Association (NMPA) has announced. The NMPA, Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) and Digital Media Association... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-09-01 12:34:02 UTC ]
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Ubisoft’s Rocksmith+ guitar learning service arrives on PC next week

Ubisoft’s Rocksmith+ subscription service will arrive on September 6th, the publisher announced today. Following a nearly year-long delay, the guitar learning platform will be available on PC exclusively through the Ubisoft Store. With 5,000 songs available at lunch, including tunes from Alicia... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2022-08-30 21:30:41 UTC ]
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ALA Responds as Legislation Threatens Librarians for Offering Information on Abortion Services

ALA says it is “developing guidance” for libraries and library workers and working with other organizations to “oppose any efforts to limit access to constitutionally protected information or limit privacy protections” for library users. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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