Top LATimes Shareholder Michael Ferro Pays Himself $15M After Slashing Staff Before Christmas

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Top LATimes Shareholder Michael Ferro Pays Himself $15M After Slashing Staff Before Christmas

Chicago tech billionaire Michael Ferro, the largest shareholder of Tronc (owners of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and, most recently, the New York Daily News) has entered into an agreement with Tribune Publishing Co. to receive a payout of $5M in the first quarter 2018, 2019 and 2020 as a
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Bestsellers for Dec. 24

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Bestsellers for Dec. 24

When a pandemic strikes and the world spins into chaos, several travelers head west to find a new life. ORIGIN, by Dan Brown. A symbology professor goes on a perilous quest with a beautiful museum director. THE ROOSTER BAR, by John Grisham. Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope
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In era of Netflix, pocket novels fail to evoke thrill

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In era of Netflix, pocket novels fail to evoke thrill

It was when G Asokan started Gee Ye Publishers in 1985 that the trend scaled new heights. Through his publishing house, he brought out 'Pocket Novel', a novelty on its own accord. With a graphic cover image and less than a couple of hundred pages, these compact novels mainly entertained people
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Historians Want to Put Events in Context. Common Core Doesn't. That's a Problem.

The absence of studies strongly implies there may be no credible research suggesting that subject teachers can effectively teach reading skills in their own classes in ways that improve student writing or learning. Not only are subject teachers reluctant to teach reading in their own classes (as the
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What Game Companies Can Learn From the Battlefront II Fiasco

Already, the Belgian gaming commission considers them a form of gambling, and legislators in Hawaii want to create laws that prevent loot box games from targeting and being available to children. Smart game developers and publishers need to recognize the dangerous route loot boxes are.
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Facebook Strikes Deal With Universal Music Group So You Can Put Songs In Videos

It appears YouTube isn't the only company striking deals with high-profile music publishers. Facebook has agreed to a multi-year licensing agreement with Universal Music Group, which, among other things, would let users add copyrighted music to their videos and upload them without getting a
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Buy books from fair, colleges told

Guwahati: Dispur has asked all colleges in Assam to buy books worth Rs 2 lakh from Guwahati Book Fair to “encourage publishers and enrich college libraries”. The oldest book fair of the state began at the Assam Engineering Institute's playground in Chandmari on Friday and will continue till January 2.
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BidaskClub Lowers News (NWS) to Hold

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BidaskClub Lowers News (NWS) to Hold

The Company operates in five segments: News and Information Services, Cable Network Programming, Digital Real Estate Services, Book Publishing, and Other. The Company's business consists of range of media, including news and information services, sports programming in Australia, digital real
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'Unlucky break' for Clare farmer gives lease to new career as children's author

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'Unlucky break' for Clare farmer gives lease to new career as children's author

A County Clare farmer is enjoying a new found career as a children's author after an injury to his arm led him to take up a new hobby in creative writing. Ogonnelloe based author Tim McGrath, whose book 'The Wicky Wook Wooks,' is inspired by stories he used to tell his children growing up decided to
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Diane Straus, Longtime Publisher In Westchester, Dies At 66

Diane Straus, a newspaper and magazine publisher who spent much of her professional career in Northern Westchester, died on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at her home in Washington, DC, of complications from cancer. She was 66. A longtime Bedford resident who was also a national championship platform
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EASTERN IOWA COMM COLLEGE – Ad from 2017-12-24

English Department: Scott Campus and Davenport North High School Minimum qualifications: Master's degree in English or Communications or MFA (English) or Masters with at least 18 GSH in a combination of Creative Writing, Journalism, Literature, Speech, Technical Writing and/or English
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10-day festival of reading comes to a close

One visitor orders his books online at the pavilion of Riyadh-based publishing house Bookccino. Book lover Dr. Nabeel Hammad at one of the … It showed the keenness of the ministry, the main organizer, in keeping pace with the latest trends in the publishing industry. Saudi book lover Dr. Nabeel
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New EcoCenter in the works near Battle Lake

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New EcoCenter in the works near Battle Lake

An EcoCenter for outdoor learning, research and creative activities—from biology to creative writing—will likely be built in Eagle Lake Township, south of Battle Lake. The center would be a cooperative effort with the University of Minnesota in Morris. The property, as recently described to Otter Tail
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A Sporting World

That surprises me. Australians are collectors, the number of limited edition cricketing publications that emerge from The Cricket Publishing Company and other specialist publishers being testament to that, and from the information Lloyd has been able to discover the circulations were not particularly low.
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Trouble in Toyland? Advocates raise concerns about bestselling toys like 'Cayla' and fidget spinners

Hot seller 'My Friend Cayla' has been banned in Germany, and one group says it could be used as a digital spy. Separately, fidget spinners sold at places like … But consumer advocates are raising concerns that some of this year's bestsellers may not be safe. Just as household items like doorbells and
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Bookstores using innovation to survive

The Yomiuri ShimbunSome small bookstores are working to distinguish themselves in the retail book industry, which is struggling due to a decline in publishing and the rising presence of electronic books. The bookstores are seeking to add new value to their conventional business style, in which they
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Behind the Pentagon Papers: The beginning of Nixon's end

The movie focuses on Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham's decision to publish the Defense Department's top secret history of the Vietnam War in defiance of the Nixon administration. The stakes are high. Nixon was the first president to claim the power to impose “prior restraint” on the press
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Comics: A misunderstood art form comes of age.

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Comics: A misunderstood art form comes of age.

Properties based on comics are fodder for top-grossing movies and many weekly hours of television. Merchandising in the form of toys, collectibles and clothing is everywhere. Graphic novels regularly make best-seller lists and major book publishers have begun producing material for every reading
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Judge weighs arguments in Legislature records suit

Besides AP, the groups involved in the lawsuit are: Sound Publishing, public radio's Northwest News Network, KING-TV, KIRO 7, Allied Daily Newspapers of Washington, The Spokesman-Review, the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association, Tacoma News Inc. and The Seattle Times.
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Of Course, Carrie Fisher Wrote Some of the Jokes in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Carrie Fisher, who died a year ago this week, is best known to the world as princess-turned-rebel-turned-general Leia Organa/Skywalker in the Star Wars film series, but as her fans know, she spent the bulk of her Hollywood years not just acting but writing. She was the author of many best-selling books,
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Kitchikake wins James Bartleman Youth Creative Writing Award

Kendra Walk Softly Kitchikake, nine years old, from Wikwemikong was among the five recipients for the James Bartleman Indigenous Youth Creative Writing Awards that recognizes up to six Indigenous students for their creative writing talent. She and five other indigenous youth received their award in
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Get Yourself a Silver Metal Lover on Christmas Eve

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Get Yourself a Silver Metal Lover on Christmas Eve

Before owning my own imprint, I worked as an editor at Dover Publications, where I helped to publish over forty reprint collections, including The Puma Blues by Stephen Murphy & Michael Zulli, and U.S.S. Stevens: The Collected Stories by Sam Glanzman, both of which were nominated for Eisner
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Outskirts Press Wishes Authors a Merry Christmas with Deeply Discounted Self-Publishing

About Outskirts Press Inc.: Outskirts Press helps authors develop and publish high-quality books by offering exceptional design, printing, publishing, distribution, and book marketing services. Top Consumer Reviews ranks Outskirts Press No. 1 because they are passionate about delivering outstanding
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Hello, game developers and publishers. I'm part of

Hello, game developers and publishers. I'm part of the new generation that is satisfied in watching … – “/v/ – Video Games” is 4chan's imageboard dedicated to the discussion of PC and console video games.
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Changing creative writing in America : strengths, weaknesses

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.
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Uncanny Christmas

… based on overwrought religious imagery, especially as it intersects with consumerism (such as mass-marketed holidays), became my specialty. I was long ago downsized from the publishing house, so I continue to create images on a home scanner, and now also use computer animation applications.
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Centerstream Publishing Trading Licks: Charlie Christian & T-Bone Walker Guitar Series Softcover …

Shop for the Centerstream Publishing Trading Licks: Charlie Christian & T-Bone Walker Guitar Series Softcover with CD by Joseph Weidlich in and receive free shipping and guaranteed lowest price.
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Author Ravinder Singh almost didn't write I Too Had A Love Story

Yep, the real setback was actually publishing houses rejecting his book. While he was almost ready to give up, a caustic-tongued woman's behaviour encouraged him to self-publish his novel. The mystery woman reportedly told him, “If you want your story back, go out and look in all the dustbins in Delhi.
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Registration now open for spring classes at the CAC

The Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center's spring classes are now open for registration and include oil painting studio, meditation and abstract art, tap dancing, artsy … Other classes include Tot Spot, an arts and crafts experience for young children, as well as yoga and creative writing classes.
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