Publishers hire 'sensitivity readers' to screen manuscripts for offensive content

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Publishers hire 'sensitivity readers' to screen manuscripts for offensive content

Authors and publishers are increasingly hiring “sensitivity readers” to screen books for culturally offensive material before sending them to market.
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Antonette Smith Releases 'The Real Antonette Come Forth: Series Volume 4'

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Antonette Smith's passionately crafted work portrays the beauty of life, self-worth and God.
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Display Ad Sales Techniques Don't Transfer To Video

In the changing landscape, publishers and their salespeople cannot get caught up in the historical precedent they've set for themselves, and have to
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Peter Goodman, Stone Bridge Press Peter serves as chair of IBPA's board of directors. We couldn't do what we do without him! Vicki Ward, Nubian
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Bestseller lists for the week ending Feb. 12

Bestsellers on display at Turn of the Corkscrew bookstore in Rockville Centre. Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz. advertisement | advertise on newsday.
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A Hospital CEO Sued CNN for Publishing 'Fake News' About Him. The Court's Decision May Be a …

President Trump might be the most well-known person to accuse CNN of publishing “fake news,” but he certainly isn't the only one. In Georgia, a
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Apollo Publications – a new kind of publisher. Get Published Not just printed

NAPERVILLE, IL, USA, February 17, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — There is more to self-publishing than getting a book printed. If you do some research
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Scurry County to publish list of people with warrants

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Scurry County to publish list of people with warrants

Justices of the Peace Norma Martinez and Ricki Webb of Scurry County announced that their offices will be publishing a list in the Snyder Daily News
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Fully Conjugated Ladder Polymers

Fully conjugated ladder polymers (cLPs), in which all the backbone units on the polymer main-chain are π-conjugated and fused, have attracted great
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UBC sets interviews for Creative Writing chair after Steven Galloway firing

The Creative Writing program at the University of British Columbia, formerly led by Steven Galloway, has scheduled interviews with three candidates
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Writing Course – Short Story

Writing Course – Short Story: Towards a Collection, Arvon. LocationYorkshire; Artformliterature; ContactGeorge Palmer communications@arvon.org
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Navigating the Regulatory Landscape in China's US$25 Billion Gaming Market

As a leading publisher of games in China, the stakes for us were higher than most as one of the core aspects of our business depends on our games
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Ivanka Trump Brand Soars to #1 on Amazon Best Sellers List

Ivanka Trump's line of women's fragrances has soared to the number one spot on Amazon's best sellers list. Ivanka Trump Eau de Parfum Spray For
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New-Car Fuel Economy Down Second Year in a Row

Indeed, in the past five years, pickup trucks and SUVs have gone from occupying roughly half of the top six annual best sellers in 2012 to the entire top
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Ivanka Trump's perfume is a big winner on Amazon

Sales were so high that her scent on Friday took the two spots in Amazon's best sellers in Women's eau de parfum: one spot for the spray and one for
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Ivanka Trump's perfume is a big winner on Amazon – KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman …

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Ivanka Trump's perfume is a big winner on Amazon – KBZK.com | Continuous News | Bozeman …

(CNN) — If you've lost sleep worrying that Ivanka Trump's brand is in jeopardy, take comfort — her perfume is a now a best seller on Amazon.
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Boimela sees readers' rush

Publishers have expressed satisfaction over their sales volume at Ekushey Boimela (book-fair) so far, which drew huge crowd on Friday, a weekly
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Roy Perkins Releases 'There Isn't Any Grass on This Side of the Fence'

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Roy Perkins Releases 'There Isn't Any Grass on This Side of the Fence'

Published by New York City-based Page Publishing, Roy Perkins's tale eloquently portrays the real-world struggles of poverty-stricken individuals and
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Creative Writing & Translating Intern (Mandarin Language)

Creative Writing & Translating Intern (Mandarin Language). Save Apply. Salary (MYR) 0 – 0. Skills Required: Creative writing, multi-tasking, hard-
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Daily Deals:Five Rivers Publishing acquires sci-fi from Tanah Haney

Five Rivers Publishing editor Sara Firmani has acquired Peterborough, Ontario, author Tanah Haney's science-fiction novel, Fractal Theory, .
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St Louis area students win Walgreens Expressions Challenge

Through creative writing, visual arts and multimedia, students voiced their perspectives on challenges faced by teenagers. The contest accepted
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Apple iBooks Category Bestsellers, February 12, 2017

Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale is the latest dystopian novel to see a bump in sales in the first month of the Donald J. Trump presidency, and
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Manager, Digital Workflow Support – Editorial

They will provide front line support to managing editors, production editors, and copyeditors from all of our publishing imprints. They will also deliver
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Publishers Tout Transparency, Viewability, Brand Safety

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Publishers Tout Transparency, Viewability, Brand Safety

After a stark warning from one of the world's biggest advertisers that it will no longer accept the status quo in digital advertising, publishers are rushing
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BC: 15 best books of the week, February 18

Stepping Stones: A Refugee Family's Journey — Margriet Ruurs, illustrated by Nizar Ali Badr (Orca Book Publishers). The Last Gang in Town — Aaron
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The eaga trust hands out its 2000th skill builder plus training grant

Gary, 52, is a former Eaga gas engineer from Ipswich, and he aims to enrol on a six-month creative writing course to further his dream of writing fiction.
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Downtime: Adman juggles fact and fiction

While Hawley Martin remains active, averaging about six clients a year, Martin said, he spends as much time, if not more, on his publishing. Where his
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Book publishers now hiring 'sensitivity readers' to look for 'offensive' material

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Book publishers now hiring 'sensitivity readers' to look for 'offensive' material

It was bound to happen — books are now getting an extra set of eyes to look over their content aside from the usual suspects like agents and editors: a
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'Sledgehammer to crack a nut': Publishers respond to fallout from latest brand-safety bungle

Some news publishers just had video ads blocked, others were asked by their agencies to remove any ads that ran next to any articles that referred to
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Registration is open for 6th Annual CCA Writers' Conference

Canyon Crest Academy's Creative Writing Club recently announced that registration is open for the 6th Annual Canyon Crest Academy Writers'
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StarMentors Publishing Releases “Becoming The Idol”

StarMentors Publishing, LLC Releases “Becoming The Idol” the first book in the StarMentors Series brand. Denver, CO, February 17, 2017
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A glimpse of Ove's Sweden

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A glimpse of Ove's Sweden

All month, curious readers have been attending fun cultural events inspired by Swedish author Fredrik Backman's best-selling novel — with Swedish
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What 40 Years Struggling To Publish A Book Taught Me About Rejection

I was in elite company. J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter books have sold more than 400 million copies, but 12 publishers rejected her first works. One editor
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How to write a children's book: A masterclass with acclaimed children's authors and publishers

Whether you are already working on a young adult novel or are looking for an incentive to start that kids book you've always wanted to write, this
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Staff writer – History Magazines

If you are looking for a step into publishing and to combine your passion for history and writing we would love to hear from you. To apply please submit
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11 inspiring tips from successful Black business leaders in history

–John H. Johnson; founder of Johnson Publishing Company; I didn't learn to be quiet when I had an opinion. The reason they knew who I was is
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Tell a Better Brand Story with Content Marketing & Social Media

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Tell a Better Brand Story with Content Marketing & Social Media

However, all three content types were once restricted to only verified publishers selected by each platform, but have since opened up to all users.
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Should-Read: Ben Thompson: DistroKid, The “Publisher's Right”

Should-Read: Ben Thompson: DistroKid, The “Publisher's Right”, Shopify's Results: “As I've noted… the old value chain had three parts: supply
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Obama Book Deals Getting Close

… Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama are making the rounds among the Big Five trade publishers in New York, while a book by one
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Poet Laureate returns home

Junior Creative Writing student Anastasia Dziekan engaged in the class. …. Yolanda Wisher has a one-on-one conversation with a creative writing
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Publisher closes satirical magazine after cartoon insulting Moses creates outrage

A satirical weekly has drawn the fury of Muslims and Jews in Turkey when it published a cartoon considered insulting to Moses, a sacred figure for
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Scholarly Publishing Workshop

“Scholarly Publishing Workshop: What, Where, When, and How”. Co- sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature, Department of English,
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Purpose over Quantitative or Qualitative Copying is the new fair use exception

The Delhi High Court had earlier dismissed a suit filed by publishers by its judgment dated September 16th, 2016. The publishers had filed the said
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Take inspiration from art in the north-east

This exploration will lead to the writing of a full-length play. … throughout the day, including creative writing, to inspire the residents of the north-east to
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'Sensitivity Readers' Will Now Weed Out 'Offensive' Material From Books

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'Sensitivity Readers' Will Now Weed Out 'Offensive' Material From Books

Book publishers are hiring readers to go through their material and take out any offensive items. These people, called sensitivity readers, scan books
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Ivanka Trump brand number one on Amazon Best Sellers

Ivanka Trump, daughter of President-elect Donald Trump, arrives at Trump Tower, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci).
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Blog: Tyonek to Support Cyber Training

The contractor will provide course planning, technical writing, course development, instructor training and all other support necessary to support the
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Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare lead January 2017 top-sellers list

The latest top-selling video game list by the NPD Group reveals that Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, Capcom's latest entry in its award-winning horror
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How Professors Get their Research Published

After coming up with a solid idea, the next step, for both books and journal articles, would be to send a proposal to these publishers. The proposal
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Archie To Begin Publishing Marvel Comics Digests

Several digests are still published by the company each month, and while other publishers have tried and failed to get in on the digest action, none of
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Free computer, writing prep class offered at ATCC

To register for the course or to get more information, contact Sylvia Galbraith at (320) 762-3312, ext. 4285, or sgalbraith@alexandria.k12.mn.us.
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Magic Doors creative writing project brings Poetry to Orchard House

The Magic Doors creative writing project made its way to Orchard House residential home in Newport and the results have been surprising and
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The Easiest Way To Get More Search Traffic

But having a good blog means more than just publishing content. So think of your website traffic building like it was investing. It's wise to blend your
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Notable Birthdays for February 17

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Notable Birthdays for February 17

Significant historical events, famous quotes and celebrity birthdays. … Birthdays for February 17. on Feb 17, 2017. Published in History & Quotes
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Publisher shuts Turkey weekly over 'offensive' Prophet Moses cartoon

ISTANBUL: The publisher of one of Turkey's most prominent cartoon magazines on Friday shut down the weekly and fired all its staff after it published
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Publisher shutters Turkey weekly over 'offensive' Moses cartoon

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AFP) — The publisher of one of Turkey's most prominent cartoon magazines on Friday shut down the weekly and fired all its staff
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A small publisher can indeed put up books on KDP. Several are already doing do. You'd need specific contracts with the authors and would need to
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VANS WARPED TOUR Gets 'Comic Book' Theme – With Help From VALIANT

Although comic book publishers and creators have appeared at the Warped Tour in the past, this would be the first time a comic publisher has been an
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Writing contest leads to first book for Medina woman

“I had done academic writing, but creative writing is a whole new ball game,” Thompson said. She finished second in the writing contest, with her entry,
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