Wright replaces Hancock as culture secretary

Attorney General Jeremy Wright has replaced Matt Hancock as culture secretary in the cabinet reshuffle, following Jeremy Hunt’s promotion to foreign secretary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hancock becomes culture secretary as Greening quits government

Former digital minister Matt Hancock has been made culture secretary in prime minister Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle, replacing Karen Bradley who is now Northern Ireland secretary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hancock replaces Vaizey as culture minister

Matt Hancock, MP for West Suffolk (pictured), has replaced Ed Vaizey as culture minister, it was announced on Twitter this evening (Friday 15th July). Vaizey himself broke the news of his departure from government, tweeting: "Looking forward to supporting the government from the backbenches... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Derkacz to replace Wright as HarperCollins' group sales director

Anna Derkacz has been promoted to HarperCollins UK group sales director with immediate effect, joining the company's executive committee. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Karen Bradley appointed new Culture Secretary

Karen Bradley has been appointed Culture Secretary in Theresa May's new government. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Corbyn appoints Eagle as shadow culture secretary

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has appointed Maria Eagle as shadow culture secretary. Eagle, formerly the shadow defence secretary, replaces Michael Dugher, who has been sacked. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dugher appointed shadow culture secretary

Michael Dugher has been revealed as the new shadow secretary of state for culture media and sport, under the Labour party’s new leader, Jeremy Corbyn. Dugher, who managed the campaign for Labour leadership candidate Andy Burnham, has been MP for Barnsley East since 2010 and today replaces Chris... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coates calls for Vaizey to be replaced as culture minister

Former Waterstones’ boss Tim Coates has called for Ed Vaizey to be replaced as culture minister, and for his replacement to “get a really tight grip on what’s happening” with libraries across the UK and help councils. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Whittingdale made new culture secretary

John Whittingdale has been appointed as the new secretary of state for culture, media and sport, taking over from Sajid Javid. Newly returned prime minister David Cameron has given Whittingdale, MP for Maldon, the brief that includes the arts and libraries. Javid moves to the position of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donaldson warning to new culture secretary

Children's Laureate Julia Donaldson has warned that the UK is heading for a "less... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trying to Teach English Literature in the Wake of Mao’s Cultural Revolution

My assignment was to offer a survey course on the history of English literature in northeast China. I was paired with a young American teacher sponsored by the United Nations who was to teach phonetics and oral expression. We taught six days a week, and every Wednesday afternoon our students... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Pop Culture Veterans Launch Endpaper Entertainment

Endpaper Entertainment is a new content development company focused on producing original stories in a variety of media, formats and genres and is being led by Rich Johnson and Syndee Barwick. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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African Literature and Digital Culture

IN THE 21ST CENTURY, digital literary culture originating from the African continent has exploded. I still remember the early years, when Kindles first came into our lives and everyone was weighing in on whether ebooks were going to mean the death of literature. Back then, everything was fresh... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

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For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news

Vice Media spent 2020 putting news more at the forefront of its brand, but it still has work to do positioning itself in the digital media landscape. The post For Vice Media, bad-boy news culture is dead, long live news appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Epicurious is righting cultural wrongs one recipe at a time

With a new Black editor in chief and ambitious promises to do better, a little corner of the Conde Nast universe is taking racial and cultural injustice one recipe at a time Continue reading at ABC News

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Radio 2 Book Club moves to prime-time Steve Wright show

The Radio 2 Book Club, now marking 10 years on air, is moving to a prime-time daytime slot on Steve Wright's show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How Did Ancient Cultures Experience Reading?

The first book in David Bowles’s new graphic novel series, “Rise of the Halfling King,” shows kids how a hieroglyphic script might have captivated the Mayans. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Lauren Oyler on America’s Alienating Literary Culture

The book critic and Fake Accounts author says that smart readers are not being served by the publishing industry. The post Lauren Oyler on America’s Alienating Literary Culture appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at The Millions

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My nightstand runneth over: A proud nerd recommends new intellectual and cultural histories

New works by Anthony Grafton, Peter Burke, Richard Ovenden quench many a curiosity. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Mark Wright fitness guide to Thorsons

Thorsons has snared “the ultimate guide” to getting in shape from TV star Mark Wright. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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