Tim Wu: Net Neutrality 'As Important, If Not More Important, than the First Amendment'

“If we do one thing over the next few years,” Wu said, “it must be to restore net neutrality it must be to restore our informational freedoms.” Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How 'Bigness' Is Failing America: PW Talks to Tim Wu

In his new book, the acclaimed author of 'The Master Switch: The Rise and Fall of Information Empires,' explains why a return to trust-busting is essential for American democracy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Thinks Net Neutrality Was Unconstitutional

Kavanaugh, in a 2017 dissent, likened ISPs to bookstores, and calls the FCC’s net neutrality rules “half-baked” and “foreign” to the First Amendment. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why the Senate Vote to Save Net Neutrality Is More than 'Symbolic'

The Week in Libraries, May 18, 2018: Among this week's headlines, the Senate votes to save net neutrality; How climate change is threatening libraries; Education Week looks at the ranks of our school librarians. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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It’s Official: Net Neutrality Rules Will End June 11

The Week in Libraries, May 11, 2018: Among the headlines this week, net neutrality is given one month to live; And it was a good week for public libraries in Ohio. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Surprise, small publishers screwed the most by net-neutrality rules

Independent publishers would struggle to pay for better internet speeds and large publishers would deal with onerous taxes and competitive disadvantages. The post Surprise, small publishers screwed the most by net-neutrality rules appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2017-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Net Neutrality Loss Is as Bad as the SOPA Bill

Life before the Internet sucked. My life as a kid growing up in suburban Michigan consisted of urban sprawl, shopping malls, and bad television (except 30 minutes of Seinfeld every Thursday). Adults told you that educated people followed the news, but most small towns had one mediocre newspaper,... Continue reading at Slate

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HarperFiction nets 'dark and twisty' Adamson thriller

HarperFiction has netted Five Strangers, a “dark and twisty” thriller from E V Adamson, in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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One More Chapter nets three cosy crimes from Leitch

HarperCollins' digital-first imprint One More Chapter has netted three titles in a Cornwall-set cosy crime series by author Fiona Leitch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Avon nets Pine's Christmas Killer

Avon Books has netted The Christmas Killer, the first title in a new series by Alex Pine. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-02 00:55:21 UTC ]
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Stuart Lawrence's 'important' children's book to Scholastic UK

Scholastic UK has acquired Silence is Not an Option: You Can Impact the World for Change by Stuart Lawrence, the younger brother of Stephen Lawrence.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Studio Press acquires two 'important' early years series

Bonnier Books UK imprint Studio Press has acquired two new board book series for its early years publishing.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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With a Plunge in Returns, Net Sales Fell 3.5% in April

Net sales declined only 3.5% in April for publishers who report to AAP's StatShot program. That small drop, however, was due to a significant decline in returns. Publishers are concerned that returns will be heavier than usual when stores reopen and start shipping back unsold titles. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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7 important books for building an anti-racist workplace

Add these to your reading list if you want to create a truly inclusive work environment. As massive crowds fill the streets to protest police brutality following the death of George Floyd, many people are also taking another important action: reading.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

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Opinion: How digital media can get serious about building transparency, privacy and neutrality in a post-cookie world

Google’s sunsetting of third-party cookies gives us an opportunity to shape our long-term future. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2020-06-03 10:30:00 UTC ]
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HarperNonFiction nets 'one of a kind' Neville Southall book

HarperNonFiction has netted a “one-of-a-kind” book from former goalkeeper Neville Southall, exploring mental health in the modern game. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coronavirus patterns make local news even more important

During the coronavirus pandemic, Ed Yong, a staff writer for The Atlantic, has written an impressive series of in-depth articles on the virus that causes COVID-19 and the often confusing details about how it has spread, what medical experts say we should be doing about it, and what governments... Continue reading at Columbia Journalism Review

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In ‘Endland,’ Tim Etchells finds squalid humor in post-Brexit Britain

Etchells’s depravity may smell like Johnny Rotten, but his linguistic flair comes from Joyce and Burgess. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Watch some very nerdy writers debating important fantasy topics.

If you are currently living out your quarantine with an argumentative reader of fantasy and science fiction (possibly this person is your child, who knows), or if you aren’t but would like to be, you may get a kick out of this new video series from Penguin Random House, in which noted authors of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-07 14:08:45 UTC ]
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On the Importance of People and Place: An Encounter with Sarah Davis-Goff

I MET SARAH DAVIS-GOFF, novelist and editor, at a café in Dublin to talk about publishing, her recent novel, and the particular moment Irish literature is having. After our drinks — she had a soy latte, I drank green tea — she pushed open the door, exposing a scar on her wrist. “I got it […] The... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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