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 ]
News tagged with: #tim wu #net neutrality

Other Publishing stories related to: 'Tim Wu: Net Neutrality 'As Important, If Not More Important, than the First Amendment''


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #american democracy #acclaimed author #tim wu


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 ]
More news stories like this |


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #school librarians #climate change


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #net neutrality #public libraries #good week


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 ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #large publishers #independent publishers #post surprise


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

[ Slate | 2014-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #small towns #shopping malls


“Connections are important, not going to lie.” Courtney Maum on how to get published.

Yesterday, Courtney Maum, whose Before and After the Book Deal hit shelves this week, popped over to Reddit to do an AMA about getting published. The whole Q&A session is worth a look for all aspiring and new writers (actually there is one very odd question towards the end that I think... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-01-08 18:20:45 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book deal #odd question #qa session #courtney maum


Guadalajara Book Fair Continues to Grow in Importance

The largest book event for publishers and authors in the Spanish-speaking world is burgeoning in size and value year after year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-06 05:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #book fair #largest book #spanish-speaking world


Viking swoops in on Tim Birkhead's bird book in four-way auction

Viking's new editorial director Tom Killingbeck has made his first acquisition at the publisher following a four-way bidding war for a "sweeping history" of birdlife and humankind by scientist and writer Tim Birkhead. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 01:11:17 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #writer timbirkhead #sweeping history #bidding warfor #bird book #tim birkhead #viking swoops


Canongate nets Nick Cave book

Canongate has bought Stranger Than Kindness by musician Nick Cave, to accompany an exhibition in Copenhagen opening in March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-22 02:53:39 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #copenhagen opening #bought stranger


Canongate nets Nick Cave's illustrated autobiography

Canongate has bought an illustrated autobiography by musician Nick Cave, Stanger Than Kindness, to accompany an exhibition in Copenhagen opening in March 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 04:56:30 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #copenhagen opening #illustrated autobiography


Legend scoops 'important' new Wayne novel

Legend Press has scooped the "important and beautiful" third novel from Women’s Prize-longlisted writer Jemma Wayne. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-05 21:51:50 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #legend press #legend scoops


The achievements, and compromises, of two Reconstruction-era amendments

While they advanced African American rights, they had serious flaws, Eric Foner writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-31 21:37:07 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #reconstruction-era amendments


Packed industry gathering says goodbye to BA's Tim Godfray

The trade turned out in force last night to bid a fond farewell to Booksellers Association executive chair Tim Godfray as he departed the organisation after 47 years – over 30 of them as the BA’s chief executive. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 18:17:36 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #booksellers association #fond farewell #trade turned #tim godfray


Libraries Are Even More Important to Contemporary Community Than We Thought

Libraries are not the kinds of institutions that social scientists, policy makers, and community leaders usually bring up when they discuss social capital and how to build it. Since Tocqueville, most leading thinkers about social and civic life have extolled the value of voluntary associations... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-24 08:47:39 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #libraries #gardening clubs #bowling leagues #voluntary associations #civic life #leading thinkers #community leaders #policy makers #contemporary community #social scientists


Five questions for... Tim Marshall

Journalist and author Tim Marshall talks to us about the upcoming abridged and illustrated version of his bestselling book on geopolitics, Prisoners of Geography, which is aimed at children. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-17 02:12:42 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #bestselling book #illustrated version #tim marshall


‘It’s like starting a net new business’: Overheard at the Digiday Publishing Summit

Revenue diversification, a programmatic talent crunch, and trouble for media's middle class: Here's what people are talking about down at DPS. The post ‘It’s like starting a net new business’: Overheard at the Digiday Publishing Summit appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2019-09-24 11:58:06 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #publishing summit #middle class #revenue diversification


Michael Joseph nets Annabelle Williams' debut

Michael Joseph has acquired Times journalist Annabelle Williams' debut about how "the world of finance still favours men". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 03:47:12 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #favours men #michael joseph


W&N nets novel from 'astonishing' Woodson

W&N has netted a new novel by "astonishing" award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson, which is already garnering huge praise in the US. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 19:21:10 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #award-winning author #wn nets