The social scientists who transformed how we think about race and gender

Anthropologist Franz Boas and his students challenged 20th-century prejudices, Charles King writes. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-16 12:46:17 UTC ]
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Profiles in Social Media: Has Your Brand Found Its Social Soul Mate?

Much like trends in magazine publishing, social media is becoming a niche-focused market. This means there are an increasing number of networks that serve very specific functions. For instance, the difference between Instagram and Twitter is similar to the difference between a photography... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Blaming a new social hierarchy for the rise of populism

Michael Lind says elite “managers” have stoked the resentments of the working class. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-21 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Why astrologers were the original data scientists

Alexander Boxer says both disciplines seek to divine useful patterns from complex information. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-21 02:01:42 UTC ]
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A photograph that is right for the website can be wrong for social media | Elisabeth Ribbans

Serious thought is given to publishing troubling images, of death or distress for example, but even then context is keyOn the morning after the Streatham terror attack, the Guardian’s print edition carried a single-column photograph of the perpetrator, Sudesh Amman, at the bottom of the front... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-16 19:00:37 UTC ]
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Tapping into Spirituality and Gender

Authors explore gender identity issues related to youth, Mormonism, and more in new books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-14 05:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP makes a start on its gender pay gap

The latest gender pay gap report released by Oxford University Press shows a small lessening of its median pay gap, down just under 1% to 12.5% in the year to March 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-14 02:08:39 UTC ]
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Publishers Share Their Social Distribution Secrets

Since Yahoo first organized its directory of websites (manually, no less) in 1994, past the “portal” years of “carriage fees” and syndication agreements, and through a decade of ever-changing search and social indexing algorithms, digital distribution has been a frustrating, elusive and often... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2020-02-12 18:56:47 UTC ]
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Qandeel Baloch was a social media star in Pakistan. A new book explores her life and murder.

“A Woman Like Her” is both an intimate portrait and a sweeping look at cultural shifts — and the price paid by women. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-02-06 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Sarah Moss on Ghost Walls, Violence Against Women, and Social Structures

Kendra Winchester: Hello, I’m Kendra Winchester. And this is Reading Women, a podcast inviting you to reclaim half the bookshelf by discussing books written by or about women. Today, I’m talking to Sarah Moss about her book Ghost Wall, which is out now in paperback from Picador. Welcome to 2020,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-08 09:45:19 UTC ]
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RITA romance awards cancelled after race row sparks author boycott

The Romance Writers of America has cancelled its annual RITA awards ceremony after hundreds of authors staged a boycott over an ongoing race row. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-07 22:15:04 UTC ]
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Kiley Reid’s Sharp First Novel About Race, Careers, and Parenthood

Such a Fun Age is Franzenesque in its interest in how we live now—but in a quieter register. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2020-01-07 12:30:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Such a Fun Age,’ Kiley Reid takes aim at race and class in America

In her debut novel, Reid weaves together the story of a babysitter experiencing a quarter-life crisis and the tale of her privileged employer. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-01-07 00:07:56 UTC ]
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Springer Nature points out problems with cOAlition S transformative journals plan

In an open letter sent today (Tuesday 17th December) to research funder consortium cOAlition S, Springer Nature has urged the coalition to make amendments to its proposed framework on transformative journals, currently out for consultation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-16 23:07:57 UTC ]
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Technology is transforming our love lives — and our romance novels

A look at recent books that use FaceTime, A.I. and other innovations to spice up the genre. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-15 14:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams versus Pinch of Nom in the race to Christmas number one

David Walliams look set to achieve a third Christmas number one with The Beast of Buckingham Palace (HarperCollins) racking up three straight weeks of sales above 100,000 copies—yet Pinch of Nom sequel Everyday Light could potentially cause an upset. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-12 11:53:50 UTC ]
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These TV Series, Specials and Sporting Events Were 2019’s Most Social

Game of Thrones went out in a blaze of glory, and it did so on social platforms, as well, as Nielsen Social Content Ratings pegged it as the most social primetime TV series of 2019. The HBO drama blew away the competition with an average of 5.329 million social interactions per episode,... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2019-12-11 21:10:10 UTC ]
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Searching for socialism in the Great Society

1960s programs to ease poverty and discrimination were doomed from the start, Amity Shlaes argues. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-12-05 20:42:48 UTC ]
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Nine black Hermiones, and 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' still won't talk race

As the Harry Potter play officially opens in San Francisco on Sunday, the production continues to sidestep a deeper discussion about casting. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-12-01 23:54:38 UTC ]
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HarperCollins releases 2019 gender pay gap with 'progress being made'

HarperCollins is closing its gender pay gap with the median difference reducing from 10.2% to 8.8% in its latest filing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 11:20:07 UTC ]
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