Westmonster - the new politics blog

Lloyd Shepherd, former director of news and information products at Yahoo and (disclaimer) deputy director of digital publishing at GU, has a new company and a new project in the form of Messy Media which is set to roll out a series of specialist news blogs.The company launched its first publication, politics blog Westmonster (boom boom) today, with editor Sadie Smith live blogging the prime minister's speech at the Labour Party conference in Bournemouth. Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2007-09-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Political blogging from Dale & Co

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 11/07/2011 - 12:00 Publisher Iain Dale has launched a current affairs blogging platform, Dale & Co, at his website www.iaindale.com. Over 90 contributors from across the political spectrum have been signed up to write for the platform,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell Prize longlists for Political Writing and Political Fiction announced

Bernardine Evaristo, Amelia Gentleman and Kate Clanchy are among the longlisted authors for this year's Orwell Prize for Political Writing and Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Live blog of the live blogs: How tech media is covering the Apple Watch today

What Super Bowl Sunday is to ESPN, today is to the tech publishing world. For today, Apple will unveil (for the second time) its Internet-enabled “smartwatch,” appropriately dubbed the Apple Watch. Which means that every tech publication of note is live-blogging what is, despite the oversized... Continue reading at Digiday

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The Skillset Podcast #3: Politics and Libraries with EveryLibrary's John Chrastka

With the election days away, this is the perfect time to remember that public libraries exist in a political as well as a civic space. In this episode, hosts David Lankes and Nicole Cooke talk to John Chrastka, head of EveryLibrary, the country’s only political action committee for libraries,... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In ‘Fauci,’ a Doctor Whose Work and Mission Have Been Shaped by Politics

Michael Specter’s audiobook biography shapes the story of Anthony Fauci into a stirring, and very American, morality play. Continue reading at The New York Times

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NSC Official Details a Politically Tainted Review Process for Bolton Memoir

In a bombshell letter filed with the court this week, attorneys for the National Security Council official who led the prepublication review of John Bolton’s bestselling memoir 'The Room Where It Happened' confirmed the official's position that the book was cleared of classified information... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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August Religion Bestsellers: Politics Pushes to the Top

An evangelical "manifesto" from Phil Robertson nudges Christian advice and inspiration aside on the nonfiction list while fiction readers escape with romance, suspense and mystery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Tinder Press pre-empts Mahfouz's 'personal and political' look at British Empire

Tinder has acquired These Bodies of Water: Navigating Britain's Imprint on the Middle East by Sabrina Mahfouz, a "powerful meditation" on the influence of the British Empire.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Reagan captured the presidency, and the right captured politics

Rick Perlstein completes his study of the rise of America’s conservative movement. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Sasha Swire | 'I just want it to stand as a portrait of a political decade'

The hilarious and insightful diaries of Sasha Swire provide a laser-sharp view of British politics over the past decade Continue reading at The Bookseller

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J.K. Rowling and the political poster: Edinburgh advertisement removed

A poster supporting the Harry Potter author, paid for by an anti-trans activist, was removed from an Edinburgh train station for being too political. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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The Books Briefing: What Is a Political Memoir For?

What we can learn from books by politicians and their family members: Your weekly guide to the best in books Continue reading at The Atlantic

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Viking pre-empts Sridhar on politics of pandemics

Viking has pre-empted an “important and illuminating” book on the politics of pandemics by Professor Devi Sridhar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’

From the leadership of PEN America, a HarperCollins release enters the summer's fray of free-speech debates amid charges of 'cancel culture.' The post Political Books: PEN America’s Suzanne Nossel ‘Dares To Speak’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-07-22 17:45:57 UTC ]
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Matt Forde pokes fun at politics for Quercus

Quercus is publishing Politically Homeless by political satirist Matt Forde this October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The prescient politics and policies of Jerry Brown

Jim Newton’s biography argues that the California governor was on the cutting edge. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Can Political Satire Outpace Reality? 3 Books Toss Their Hats in the Ring

Christopher Buckley’s “Make Russia Great Again,” Jessica Anthony’s “Enter the Aardvark” and the anthology “The Faking of the President” all have fun with American politics. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Political lies aren’t new, but the methods of spreading them are

Technology lets manipulators target our individual fears and weaknesses, Philip Howard writes. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Indie Success: Where Personal And Political Collide

Thompson spoke with 'PW' about the impetus for the book, today’s widening sci-fi landscape, and her work as an activist and advocate. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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