Wixen Music Publishing, with Clients such as Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty, Sue Spotify for Copyright …

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Wixen Music Publishing, with Clients such as Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty, Sue Spotify for Copyright …

It's only come to light today that Wixen Music Publishing filed a copyright lawsuit against Spotify on December 29, 2017. Wixen is an independent music publisher that was formed in 1978 by Randall Wixen. Wixen administers more than 50,000 songs written and/or owned by its more than 2,000 clients,
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Spotify hit with $1.6 billion copyright lawsuit

Music streaming company Spotify was sued by Wixen Music Publishing Inc last week for allegedly using thousands of songs, including those of Tom Petty, Neil Young and the Doors, without a license and compensation to the music publisher. Wixen, an exclusive licensee of songs such as “Free Fallin”
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Bainbridge businesses report on successful holiday season

Other big sellers were all kinds of ladies' and men's apparel, jewelry and home décor. Belk Department Store Manager Threasa Hall said the Bainbridge store met their goals and counted their sales of clothing, shoes and toys as helping them to have a successful season. Bedding was also a good seller
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Tom Petty and Neil Young Publisher Sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion

Wixen Music Publishing, which owns songs by Tom Petty and Neil Young, is suing Spotify for $1.6 billion. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the publishing group – which also holds the rights to works by the Doors, Donald Fagen, Stevie Nicks and others – filed the lawsuit against the streaming
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CELS training series: 'Successful Publishing and Pitching'

Through the CELS Program Development Training Series, Argonne scientists, engineers and researchers develop the tools and knowledge to innovate and champion leading science and new funding programs. Monthly sessions introduce participants to the principals of program development, dive into
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Spotify sued for $1.6 billion USD by Wixen Music Publishing

Wixen Music Publishing filed court documents late last year suing Spotify, one of the leaders in music streaming, for a whopping $1.6 billion USD. Wixen represents a catalogue of over 50,000 songs by artists such as The Doors, Rage Against the Machine, Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young, and more.
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Education Leadership Expert Elsie Ritzenhein Becomes Amazon Best Selling Author

Elsie Ritzenhein, Ed. Sp., is an author, speaker, and respected pioneer in Leadership Consulting and creativity skills for leaders. Her new book, Awakening Your Creative Voice: Women in a World of Possibility hit No.1 on the Amazon.com Education Leadership Best Sellers List on December 19, 2017.
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Singapore publishers vanish as Media Group merges operations under one banner

Former publisher of Key Editions, Foo Mei Siah, will oversee Home and Furnishings and special interest magazines with titles including Square Rooms and D+A (Design and Architecture), Teenage, BBC Earth, and Singapore's Child, while its luxury portfolio will be led by Regent Media publisher Ben
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Tom Petty, Neil Young, Weezer Publisher Wixen Hits Spotify With $1.6B Lawsuit, Claims Up To 6 …

spotify Wixen Music Publishing, which controls songs by Tom Petty, Neil Young, Weezer, The Doors and many others, has sued Spotify demanding $1.6 billion in damages for alleging using thousands of songs without the proper licenses or compensation.
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Open Poetry Mic still held at Port City Pub in Portsmouth, Ohio after 10 years.

As noted by Carpathios, this artistic tradition has recently landed in the capable hands of Ian Bush, a Scioto County native and editor of the Shawnee Creative Writing publication, The Silhouette. Bush commented, “We hope to provide a platform for local literary arts, where various people of every walk of
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Rick Hall, Producer And Songwriter Who Put Muscle Shoals On The Map, Dead At 85

Roy Orbison's recording of “Sweet and Innocent,” which Hall had written with Billy Sherrill, led to the pair forming the publishing company Florence Alabama Music Enterprises to administer and oversee song compositions. After that partnership was dissolved, Hall moved FAME to Muscle Shoals,
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Bestseller lists for the week ending Dec. 24

Bestsellers on display at Turn of the Corkscrew bookstore in Rockville Centre. Photo Credit: Marisol Diaz. By Publishers Weekly Updated January 2, 2018 5:41 PM. Print See Comments Share. Share Tweet Share Email. Publishers Weekly's U.S. list powered by NPD BookScan for the week ending Dec.
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Spotify sued over songwriter rights

Spotify has been hit with a lawsuit that accuses the streaming service of infringing the rights of songwriters and publishers. Wixen Music Publishing is seeking damages of at least $1.6bn (£1.18bn) – $150,000 for more than 10,000 songs. The California company represents artists that include Janis Joplin
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Here Are the 10 Best-Selling Video Games on Amazon in 2017

If anything is certain from Amazon's list of best-selling video games of 2017, it was good to be Nintendo. Amazon's list of its best sellers of 2017 is dominated by Nintendo, which took seven of the top ten slots, according to Amazon. Those games were flanked by another long-time gaming franchise in Call
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Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit from music publisher alleging copyright infringement

Spotify is facing a $1.6 billion lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing, the publisher that represents artists like Tom Petty, Missy Elliot, Stevie Nicks and Neil Young, The Hollywood Reporter first reported. The suit, filed December 29, alleges copyright infringement, specifically alleging Spotify is using
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With 'The Chi,' Lena Waithe Heads Home in Search of the Real Chicago

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When the film wrapped production, Ms. DuVernay encouraged Ms. Waithe to chart her own creative course and not wait around for opportunities to be offered. Ms. Waithe embraced the advice, writing and directing her own short film, “Save Me,” which landed her writing and production jobs on shows like
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Spotify Hit With Massive $1.6 Billion Lawsuit from Music Publisher

The lawsuit claims Spotify did not get the necessary mechanical licenses “to reproduce and/or distribute musical compositions on its service.” Aside from the $1.6 billion in damages—which Wixen says is the summation of $150,000 per composition used without the proper licensing—the publishers are
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Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Lawsuit From Publisher Representing Tom Petty, Neil Young, Others

Spotify has been hit with a $1.6 billion lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing, which handles titles by Tom Petty, Neil Young, Steely Dan's Donald Fagen, Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, Stevie Nicks, and others. The suit, which alleges that Spotify is using thousands of songs without a proper license, was filed
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PlatinumGames may self-publish its new IP

“Doing something on our own, self-publishing it, releasing it, all of that is a challenge for us, but right now everybody is incredibly motivated and working on that. So all the fans, anybody who looks at the website or reads the magazine, look forward to something cool in the future from Platinum,” Inaba
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4 Resume Writing Tips for Your Internship Hunt

With that being said, you will certainly be doing potential employers a favor by formatting your resume properly. Organize subheadings in an appropriate and logical manner. Of course, not every resume is organized in exactly the same way, so you have a bit of freedom here. You'll just want to make sure
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Spotify's $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Could Be a Major Milestone in the Music Industry

Spotify has been hit with a massive $1.6 billion lawsuit by Wixen Music Publishing, which oversees the catalogs of Tom Petty, Zach De La Rocha and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Steely Dan's Donald Fagen, Weezer's Rivers Cuomo, David Cassidy, Neil
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How Amazon is pushing Canadian publishers' buttons

Amazon customers, mostly unaware of a change instituted with stealthy subtlety, could now unknowingly pay a strange price to receive a less-than-pristine book shipped without Amazon's usual haste. Publishers and authors, meanwhile, stand to lose royalties and revenue if, as they suspect, third-party
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10 weeks of novel ideas

Her course is aimed at helping writers move forward more effectively. Starting on March 21, the class will meet every Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 pm at the Hoffman Center. To apply, submit a writing sample of no more than 10 pages to hoffmancenter@nehalemtel.net by February 25. No more than
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'Well Done, Arthur!'

To the Editor: Re “A. G. Sulzberger Will Become Publisher of The Times on Jan. 1” (front page, Dec. 15):. As publisher, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr. led The New York Times during 25 of the most turbulent economic years in publishing history. His record: 60 Pulitzers, a new digital vision for the future,
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Let him aid your memoir

“Memoir Writing Made Easy” is a six-week class for beginning and experienced writers who want to learn and practice the art of writing memoir in an inviting and supportive environment. Participants will study the elements of creative nonfiction, do a lot of in-class writing and sharing of stories and strive
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Thelma Parker Library to Host Special Children's Programs

Award-winning Volcano artist and author Caren Loebel-Fried has published numerous books retelling Hawaiian legends through narrative and artwork. Her accolades include the Hawai'i Book Publishers Association Ka Palapala Po'okela Award for illustration and children's Hawaiian culture, and the
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2017: Celebrations and Progress

Celebrations and Progress Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.com Truly Capitol is the Festival/Celebration Center of the Central Coast. 2017 for Capitola was the scene of the last of its 68th and final Begonia Festival — The 45th running of the Wharf to Wharf race from Santa Cruz To Capitola
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Learn how to turn a love for writing into a full-blown career

Two experts will discuss their experiences in finding clients, charging for their work, and running a successful business via three hours of content. Normally, the four classes in this bundle would cost around $660 all together, so make sure to take advantage of this incredible 96% discount and grab all
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Music producer Rick Hall dead at 85

His Fame Studio and publishing company became a hot bed for soul talent, including Franklin, Etta James, and Wilson Pickett, while Hall also recorded tracks for the Beatles and country legend George Strait. He co-founded Fame in 1959 and quickly lured the likes of Roy Orbison and Brenda Lee to
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Sumo Digital has acquired the EVE Valkyrie studio

Recently, it has done work on Hitman, Forza Motorsport 7, and LittleBigPlanet 3 (as well as developing and self-publishing Snake Pass). However, it's the near future where Sumo Digital will likely receive its most recognition to date. It's one of four developers at work on Crackdown 3, and it's the sole
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Platinum Games Has a New IP They Want to Self Publish

A future that Platinum Games wants full control over: “Up until now, obviously we've worked on original IPs for a wide variety of publishers. We've also worked on other Hollywood IPs for other publishers as well. But we're becoming more and more interested in the idea of self-publishing and doing our
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“Media Wars” (The Alan Jones Story), the New TV Show Parody of Alex Jones' “InfoWars” on …

George Boseman had a unique childhood that comes out in his writing. He grew up in an environment that was racially dividing. Such experiences developed into his creative writing skills. Over the years he developed unique approach to comedic writing, that can be aptly described as paranoid, yet
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2017: Eventful and Challenging

Eventful and Challenging Times Publishing Group Inc tpgonlinedaily.com 2017 for Aptos was a year when future possibilities were becoming reality while natural and manmade obstacles were being overcome. The Rancho Del Mar Shopping Center finally was being upgraded but at the cost of several
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Spotify is being sued by a major music publisher for $1.6 billion

Wixen Music Publishing, which licenses music from about 200 artists, including Tom Petty, Neil Young, The Beach Boys, Missy Elliott, and Janis Joplin, is suing Spotify for $1.6 billion, Variety reports. The lawsuit was filed in California last Friday, and alleges that Spotify has been using “thousands of
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How to Start a Sustainable Small Business

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Say, for example, you're interested in providing sustainable writing tools, and you decide sustainably sourced pens are a great starting point. Look into … Your next step is writing your business plan. This is … Daniel Matthews earned his Bachelor's in Creative Writing from Boise State University. Besides
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Steam Releases Best of 2017 Sales Charts

While they haven't released any solid numbers, for the second year in a row Steam has compiled a list of their best selling games. This year they expanded their categories as well to include best selling VR games, top early access games, the best releases of each month, and the most played titles of
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​Spotify Slapped with $1.6 Billion Lawsuit from Wixen Music Publishing

The publishing company also represents Zach De La Rocha and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine, the Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Steely … Spotify pushed back, questioning whether Wixen Music Publishing was entitled to pursue litigation on behalf of the artists whom they are employed to
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The Best Of Amazon Prime 2017 Is So Relatable, Because You've Definitely Ordered These Items

Amazon rounded up its best sellers on Prime Day by country (but excluded its own items) and found that the Instant Pot Pressure Cooker was the hot item for customers in the U.S. I struggle a great deal in the kitchen (try as I might), so when I discovered this was such a popular gadget, I decided to put
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Platinum Wants to Create More Original IPs, Looking Into Self-Publishing

Up until now, obviously we've worked on original IPs for a wide variety of publishers. We've also worked on other Hollywood IPs for other publishers as well. But we're becoming more and more interested in the idea of self-publishing and doing our own title. To facilitate this Platinum has adopted a
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Newspaper publisher H. Brandt Ayers is accused of 'spanking female employees'

A former newspaper publisher in Alabama is accused of sexually harassing former employees as far back as the 1970s, with reports of the former executive 'spanking female employees with a metal ruler'. The publisher, H. Brandt Ayers, is currently the chairman of Consolidated Publishing, the company
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20 for 15 minutes of Creative Writing – computer gigs

Thanks for stopping by. We are looking for help in product feedback and evaluation. If you like writing and testing out nutritional products then say hi. I will go over more details. All the best!…
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Need analysis of our website's Google Analytics & DoubleClick for Publishers data

I need an expert in both Google Analytics and DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP) who can look at our existing website data and highlight trends (good and bad) and help identity areas where we need to improve. We need a very HIGH-LEVEL “average person” understanding of the key data — NOT some
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Tom Petty, Neil Young Publisher Sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion

Wixen Music Publishing, which owns works by Tom Petty, Neil Young, Weezer, the Doors and more, sued Spotify for using thousands of songs without license and compensation, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The publishing company is reportedly seeking damages worth at least $1.6 billion,
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Top 5 Best Selling and Worst Selling Vehicles in America for 2017

Here we are. 2017 is over. For some automakers, some of their products have performed admirably on the sales chart in the previous calendar year. For others, sales numbers fell far short of expectations. With help from goodcarbadcar.net, we at Autoguide.com have compiled a list of the top 5 best
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Wixen Music Publishing Sues Spotify for $1.6 Billion Over Alleged Copyright Infringement

Wixen Music Publishing filed the lawsuit in California federal court on December 29, alleging the streaming giant is using Petty's “Free Fallin'” and tens of thousands of other songs without license or compensation. Back in September, Wixen objected to a $43 million settlement Spotify had arranged over
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Creative Arts Center, Children's Theater get $200000 grants to improve their buildings

The center is a hive of visual and literary arts education, hosting weekly classes and workshops in paper arts, clay and stone sculpture, ceramics, creative writing, drawing, fiber arts, building creative confidence, glass, jewelry and metal arts, leather work, mixed media, mosaics, painting, photography and
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Costa Novel Award

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Jon McGregor is a Professor of Creative Writing at the University of Nottingham and the author of four novels and two story collections, including The Reservoir Tapes, which was recently broadcast on BBC Radio 4. He was born in Bermuda in 1976, spending his childhood in Norfolk and his university
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Nottingham author wins Costa Book Award for Best Novel of 2017 and a £5000 cash prize

McGregor, from Forest Fields, a professor of creative writing at the University of Nottingham, said: “It's the perfect start to the year, and a real vote of confidence from people who know what kind of books real readers like to buy. “The novel is set in the Peak District, which is an area a lot of Post readers will
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Amazon To Push Much More Alexa Ads In 2018: Report

Instead, the very top results of shopping queries made with Alexa will likely be the only best-sellers in their respective categories as far as voice-only shopping is concerned, so companies are expected to be more incentivized to pay extra for the most prominent positions offered by Amazon.
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Spotify Sued For $1.6 Billion by Publishing Company

Wixen Music Publishing has filed a massive copyright lawsuit against Spotify in California federal court, alleging that the streaming company is using songs found in Wixen's administrative catalog without the necessary licenses or compensation, as the Hollywood Reporter points out. Wixen is seeking at
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Trump welcomes new NY Times publisher: Treat the president fairly, ditch fake sources

The elder Sulzberger will stay on as chairman and had been the paper's publisher since 1992. Back in November 2016, the Times published a letter to its readers admitting it underestimated Trump's support. “As we reflect on the momentous result, and the months of reporting and polling that preceded it,
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State charges Chicago OB-GYN in Medicaid scam

A Northwest Side doctor has been charged with defrauding the state of $100,000 in Medicaid funds for women's health services she didn't provide, the Illinois attorney general's office said. (Ingram Publishing / Getty Images/Ingram Publishing). Robert ChannickContact ReporterChicago Tribune.
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Assistant Professor of the Practice in Creative Writing/ Assistant Director of Creative Writing

Wesleyan University's Shapiro Writing Center, in conjunction with the Department of English concentration in Creative Writing, invites applications for an Assistant Professor of the Practice in Creative Writing beginning September 1, 2018. Field of specialization is multi-genre. This is a 9-month position,
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The Biggest PC Games of 2017, According to Steam

Valve published their annual end of year charts, The Best of 2017. Sales and user … Platinum Best Sellers aren't a big surprise, featuring the hugely popular PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. Other popular … The Best New Releases list the best-selling games for each month of the year. This category
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Two Norwich authors win Costa Book Awards

The two writers are now among five category winners in the running for the prestigious Costa Book of the Year accolade which will be announced later this month. Rebecca Stott, who lives in Norwich and who teaches English literature and creative writing at the University of East Anglia, scooped the
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String Letter Publishing Traditional Songs for Beginning Guitar String Letter Publishing Softcover …

Shop for the String Letter Publishing Traditional Songs for Beginning Guitar String Letter Publishing Softcover with CD by Peter Penhallow in and receive free shipping and guaranteed lowest price.
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Scots author wins prize for “completely fantastic” first book

The book was shortlisted for the Lucy Cavendish Fiction Prize as a work in progress and won the Scottish Book Trust's Next Chapter Award in 2014, which included a stay at a creative writing retreat. The work became the focus of an eight-way auction at Frankfurt Book Fair and has since gone on to sell
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Meet The Playwrights of WinterFest: Rebecca Kane Brings Mystery and Music to The Winterfest

Rebecca Kane is a playwright and stage manager based in Astoria, Queens. Raised in South Florida, she began stage managing and playwriting in high school. She moved to Orlando to study stage management and creative writing at University of Central Florida, where she also worked at the Orlando
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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for December 2017

We hope the popularity of these titles offers guidance for those seeking an interesting and helpful new book. We report our business book bestsellers to The New York Times and Nielsen BookScan. Congratulations to authors and publishers of these bestselling business books for the last month of 2017!
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Platinum Games Set to Develop Original IP

And don't worry – we'll still see those familiar AAA titles published by those familiar big cheeses. Again, that's because they lack the budget to afford taking all the risks of going full-on self-publishing. Platinum Games is also confident the decision will not adversely affect their relationship with larger
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Morocco : Four journalists to appear in court for publishing confidential information

The four journalists are accused of publishing, on the newspapers for which they work, part of the confidential findings of an inquiry conducted by a parliamentary commission to investigate an alleged case of corruption at the Moroccan Pension Fund (CMR). The court also decided to try MP Abdelhaq
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Traverse City Business Hall of Fame: Meet the Inductees – Judith Lindenau and Bruce Rogers

She also expressed herself through painting, drawing, creative writing and blogging. “Judith could be intimidating,” said Sondra Shaw Hardy of Traverse City. “Her intellect and abilities in almost every aspect of life – art, music, writing, drama, politics and more – could be frightening were it not for her
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2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST First Drive

They're the top two best-sellers in the admittedly limited segment. That goes to well over half when you throw in the closely related GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade. If you're shopping for a full-size body-on-frame SUV, General Motors pretty much owns the market. The RST is Chevrolet's first true hot
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Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young Songs

On December 29, Wixen Music Publishing filed a lawsuit in California federal court that alleges that Spotify is using Petty's “Free Fallin,” the Doors' “Light My Fire,” and tens of thousands of other songs without a license and compensation. The plaintiff is seeking a damages award worth at least $1.6
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Why Grindr hopes to become a media publisher

“We heard from our users that there just wasn't a place for them to engage with content relevant to them,” Peter Sloterdyk, Grindr's vice president of marketing, tells Moneyish. Since about three quarters of Grindr users are millennials, traditional dedicated publishers like the Advocate can seem stodgy.
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Meet The Playwrights of WinterFest: Rebecca Kane Brings Mystery and Music to The Winterfest

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Meet The Playwrights of WinterFest: Rebecca Kane Brings Mystery and Music to The Winterfest

Rebecca Kane is a playwright and stage manager based in Astoria, Queens. Raised in South Florida, she began stage managing and playwriting in high school. She moved to Orlando to study stage management and creative writing at University of Central Florida, where she also worked at the Orlando
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800-CEO-READ Business Bestsellers for December 2017

We hope the popularity of these titles offers guidance for those seeking an interesting and helpful new book. We report our business book bestsellers to The New York Times and Nielsen BookScan. Congratulations to authors and publishers of these bestselling business books for the last month of 2017!
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Platinum Games Set to Develop Original IP

And don't worry – we'll still see those familiar AAA titles published by those familiar big cheeses. Again, that's because they lack the budget to afford taking all the risks of going full-on self-publishing. Platinum Games is also confident the decision will not adversely affect their relationship with larger
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Morocco : Four journalists to appear in court for publishing confidential information

The four journalists are accused of publishing, on the newspapers for which they work, part of the confidential findings of an inquiry conducted by a parliamentary commission to investigate an alleged case of corruption at the Moroccan Pension Fund (CMR). The court also decided to try MP Abdelhaq
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Traverse City Business Hall of Fame: Meet the Inductees – Judith Lindenau and Bruce Rogers

She also expressed herself through painting, drawing, creative writing and blogging. “Judith could be intimidating,” said Sondra Shaw Hardy of Traverse City. “Her intellect and abilities in almost every aspect of life – art, music, writing, drama, politics and more – could be frightening were it not for her
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2018 Chevrolet Tahoe RST First Drive

They're the top two best-sellers in the admittedly limited segment. That goes to well over half when you throw in the closely related GMC Yukon and Cadillac Escalade. If you're shopping for a full-size body-on-frame SUV, General Motors pretty much owns the market. The RST is Chevrolet's first true hot
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Spotify Hit With $1.6 Billion Copyright Lawsuit Over Tom Petty, Weezer, Neil Young Songs

On December 29, Wixen Music Publishing filed a lawsuit in California federal court that alleges that Spotify is using Petty's “Free Fallin,” the Doors' “Light My Fire,” and tens of thousands of other songs without a license and compensation. The plaintiff is seeking a damages award worth at least $1.6
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Why Grindr hopes to become a media publisher

“We heard from our users that there just wasn't a place for them to engage with content relevant to them,” Peter Sloterdyk, Grindr's vice president of marketing, tells Moneyish. Since about three quarters of Grindr users are millennials, traditional dedicated publishers like the Advocate can seem stodgy.
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Steam's 'Best Of 2017' List Showcases Last Year's Biggest Games

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Steam's 'Best Of 2017' List Showcases Last Year's Biggest Games

Steam has put together an extensive showcase for the best of 2017, lining out a detailed listing of some of its superlative categories for the year. Following suit from 2016's expanded year end charts, this annual report of best-selling and top performing Steam games also includes charts for titles still in
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Editors & Publishers

The JAMA Network is a consortium of peer-reviewed print and online medical publications that includes JAMA® and 11 other specialty Network journals.JAMA does no.
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The future of media currencies part two: chaos replaces order

In a scenario where JICs are unable to tap into these data streams, publishers and platforms will provide their own measurement with their walled garden. There would be a proliferation of “walled gardens” which would co-exist and compete, accelerated by new tech and start-ups entering the market.
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Dead Island 2, Crackdown 3 Developer Sumo Digital Acquires Newcastle Studio

The developer has enjoyed growing success over the last few years, self-publishing cult hit 3D platformer Snake Pass in early 2017, as well as taking over development of LittleBigPlanet 3 from Media Molecule. Sumo Digital was also put in charge of development on Dead Island 2 by publisher Deep
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These are Steam's best games of 2017

The first list that Steam has published focuses solely on top sellers for the year. In this list, the top 100 games of the year (as determined by gross revenue) are split into four different groups: platinum, gold, silver, and bronze. Platinum and gold are the most exclusive of the two groups, with games like
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Amish: Why should freedom of expression be curbed?

Anyone has a right to state their point of view through their books and even it is not published formally via publishing companies, they can always choose to self-publish or even upload for free on the internet and let people read. So I am a supporter of freedom of expression, that's your right to make the
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Platinum Games Wants To Self-Publish Some Titles

One of the struggles of being a video game developer is trying to find your place in the world. For those entering the industry, it can be tough to find a place in the business with so much competition. Once a team is formed, they have to decide whether they'll try and be a pure indie company, or get picked
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Steam's Best-Selling Games Include PUBG and Divinity: Original Sin 2

2017 was a wonderful year for video games, no doubt about that, so now's the time to reflect on Steam's best sellers. You may already know who they are. The biggest names include none other than ARK: Survival Evolved, Divinity: Original Sin 2 and, of course, PUBG (PLAYERUNKNOWN's
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Πρώτη εικόνα από το νέο παιχνίδι του δημιουργού του Shadow of the Colossus;

Όμως, όλο και περισσότερο ενδιαφερόμαστε για την ιδέα του self-publishing και για να δημιουργήσουμε έναν δικό μας τίτλο. Κατά τη διάρκεια του περασμένου έτ
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In Memoriam: Les Whitten '50 '90H, Investigative Journalist

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In Memoriam: Les Whitten '50 '90H, Investigative Journalist

He returned to Lehigh as a visiting professor for creative writing and to lecture on investigative reporting. In 1988, he donated his papers and memorabilia to the university's Special Collections. The papers include political writings, manuscript drafts, letters he wrote to his family, and even a draft of his
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What will you do if the Giants are unwatchable again?

“Being a writer is like having homework for the rest of your life”, says screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, and he's absolutely right. But in the face of 3+ hours of painful Giants-viewing, I think creative writing for 2-3 hours every night during a baseball season is a breeze. Oh sure, there will be setbacks,
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The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks-US

iBook charts for week ending December 31, 2017: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher : iBooks US Bestseller List – Paid Books. 1. Darker by E L James – 9780385543989 – (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group). 2. End Game by David Baldacci – 9781455586639 – (Grand Central
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50% off 2017 Bestsellers

50% Off 2017 Bestsellers. Thru 1/10/2017. Featured. All Products. Bargains. Sort By: Popularity. Filter by: Price. Any Price. Under $10(6). $10 – $20(6). $20 – $30(2). $30 – $40(1). $40 – $50(1). $50 & Up(1). Format. Any Format. Print(9). E-book(9). Language. Any Language. English(9). Without Warning.
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Book Fair concludes

GUWAHATI, Jan 2 – The 31st Guwahati Book Fair, organised by the Publication Board, Assam at the AEI Field, Chandmari, concluded today with a total sale estimated at Rs 8 crore.Speaking as the chief guest of the valedictory function, Dr Kuldeep Chand Agnihotri, eminent litterateur and VC of the
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Trump hopes new New York Times publisher will treat him 'FAIRLY'

What's President Trump's New Year wish? Two of his Tuesday morning tweets suggested that he hopes the new publisher of The New York Times, A.J. Sulzberger, will bring more favorable coverage of him and his administration. He called on Sulzberger to “get impartial journalists, journalists of a much
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Producer Rick Hall, 'Father of Muscle Shoals Music,' Dead at 85

Hall's Grammy-winning production touched nearly every genre of popular music from country to R&B, and his Fame Studio and publishing company were a breeding ground for future legends in the worlds of songwriting and session work, as well as a recording home to some of the greatest musicians
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Las Vegas Convention Speakers Bureau Announces Certified Convention Speakers

Jay founded the bureau shortly after launching her own award-winning writing and speaking career more than 10 years ago. She shares that there are many misconceptions about the industry. “The 'INSIDER'S SECRETS' course helps speakers to pursue their speaking goals with their eyes wide open.
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Brand X: Amazon's Newest Strength Might Be Fashion's Newest Nightmare

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Brand X: Amazon's Newest Strength Might Be Fashion's Newest Nightmare

For instance, Amazon Essentials accounts for 3 percent of Best Sellers across all clothing categories on the Amazon platform, beating out adidas, Nike, and Calvin Klein. Of the other private-label collections for which Amazon is responsible, three of the top nine fastest-growing brands in the first half of
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Stephen Fries: Fun and healthful food trends for 2018

Martel was president of American Almond Products, where she still serves as culinary director and is a contributing writer for Flavor and Menu Magazine, Gourmet Retailer magazine, Cooking Light, Fine Cooking and Food & Wine. Martel also teaches the Food Writing course at Gateway Community
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SLCC and Westminster College Host Celebrated Poet, Activist Nikki Giovanni

She has 25 honorary degrees, seven NAACP Image Awards and has been nominated for a Grammy, been a finalist for the National Book Award and authored three New York Times and Los Angeles Times best sellers. What: Poet Nikki Giovanni A Bastian Foundation Lecture Series Presented by
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Alabama newspaper publisher apologizes for spanking female employees decades ago

Alabama newspaper publisher H. Brandt Ayers has apologized for spanking female employees while he was publisher of The Anniston Star newspaper in the 1970s. Ayers, who is currently the chairman of the company that publishes the newspaper, has been accused by several women of spanking
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Newsweek Slammed for Publishing Casket Photo of Dead Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

*Newsweek is catching heat for publishing a photo of the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his casket, and it accompanied an article titled “Has Anyone Seen My Old Friend Martin?” The article was a repost of a story that first appeared on the Council on Foreign Affairs site, which listed historical
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Do you enjoy writing about MSU sports? For Whom the Cowbell Tolls is looking for authors.

FWtCT wants to add authors to its site. We think you could help us. As an author for FWtCT, we ask that you would commit to publishing 1-2 articles a week on Mississippi State topics of your choice. To be specific, we'd love to hear from those who enjoy writing about basketball (hot topic headed into SEC
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Lose "Phony" Journalists, Donald Trump Tells New York Times Publisher

Donald Trump has been at loggerheads with many media houses since his election campaign in 2016. He had accused The Times of being a fake media house and criticised it for publishing an investigative report on how he treated women in his private life, alleging that the daily did not carry his version
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Moving Day: A Note from the Publisher

We've enjoyed hosting the website, and the Knight Program in Media and Religion has benefited from the collaboration. We're very proud of the work we produced together, especially covering American Christianities, public theology and LGBTQI issues. Evan Derkacz and Lisa Webster deserve special
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The 50/40/10 plan

Hal Becker is a nationally known speaker on sales and customer service. He is the author of numerous business books including two national best sellers “Can I Have 5 Minutes Of Your Time?” and “Lip Service.” Hal's newest book on sales is titled “Ultimate Sales Book” He can be reached at Halbecker.
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Trump Exhorts Failing NYT, New Publisher to Treat Him Fairly

Trump Exhorts Failing NYT, New Publisher to Treat Him Fairly … President Donald Trump on Tuesday called upon the new publisher of The New York Times to heed the vision of the paper's founder and treat him more fairly going … The Failing New York Times has a new publisher, A.G. Sulzberger.
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Steam Reveals Its Top 100 Best-Selling Games for 2017; Includes PUBG, GTA V, and Many More

2017 was certainly filled with some incredible games, and PC players definitely took to Steam (and their wallets) to enjoy not only this year's best games, but plenty of old favorites according to the retailer's Best-Of charts. Steam has released its annual “Best-Of” lists for 2017 that breaks down the year's
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Pioneer Woman, Ree Drummond, Keynotes 2018 Cattle Industry Convention

1 best-selling cookbook, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Recipes from Accidental Country Girl and the 2011 memoir Black Heels to Tractor Wheels — A Love Story, which debuted at #2 on The New York Times Best Sellers list for nonfiction hardcover. Ranch kids (and many more) can enjoy her children's
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Remember the Alamo? Why some Texans embrace a broader history.

Another example is the Handbook of Texas, an official chronicle of the state's history. The TSHA began publishing it in the 1950s and focused on “those popular Texas topics” like Sam Houston, Stephen F. Austin and the doomed siege of the Alamo, says Mr. Derbes, the managing editor of the Handbook
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Viewpoint: 'Trump bump' helped make book sales great again

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Then, in February, he found himself without a publisher when Simon & Schuster canceled the deal over remarks he made that were construed as endorsing sex with minors. In July, Yiannopoulos self-published “Dangerous” and claimed sales of 100,000 copies. As Publishers Weekly reported, however,
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Trump Rags On His Favorite Paper as New Publisher Of NYT Takes Over

The Times' new publisher, A.G. Sulzberger, formally took over the role from his father on Jan. 1. The “apology” Trump mentioned presumably refers to a November 2016 letter from the Times' then-publisher, Arthur Sulzberger Jr., and Executive Editor Dean Baquet. They didn't actually apologize
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Trump's Got A Piece Of Advice For The New York Times' New Publisher

The new publisher decried rising “misinformation” and admitted ” trust in the media is declining.” Sulzberger appears to take several shots at the president noting that “politicians jockey for advantage by inflaming suspicion of the press” and that “a dangerous confluence of forces is threatening the press's
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Silver Nanoparticles Take Spectroscopy to New Dimension

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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 2, 2018 — As medicine and pharmacology investigate nanoscale processes, it has become increasingly important to identify and characterize different molecules. Raman spectroscopy, a technique that leverages the scattering of laser light to identify molecules, has a limited
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How to have a hauntingly good time at one of Newcastle's spookiest buildings

Writers Gail-Nina Anderson, Sean O'Brien and Shelley Day have penned new ghost stories for the event and they will read them at the Lit & Phil on Thursday, January 4 at 7pm. Gail is also a lecturer and cultural historian, Sean is a multi-award-winning poet and professor of creative writing at Newcastle
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LITERATURE, HISTORY, CREATIVE WRITING RESEARCH PAPERS

RESEARCH PAPERS IN LITERATURE, HISTORY, POLITICAL SCIENCE, AND CREATIVE WRITING AREAS NOT A WRITING SERVICE; I PERSONALLY DO ALL WORKDON'T SETTLE FOR HACK WRITING BECAUSE THERE ARE MANY OUT THEREMY…
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IMPEL relaunches as independent collecting society

The Independent Music Publishers e-Licensing (IMPEL) initiative is restructuring to operate as a standalone rights management organisation. The IMPEL board has announced a new company and governance structure that will see ownership and rights transitioning over from former parent company
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Book publicist Meryl Moss turns the page on 25 years in business

Five years ago, Moss began a third business endeavor with a concierge publishing service that enables clients to self-publish. “It's a very painstaking process to publish a book correctly,” she said. “We make sure the editing and proofreading is done to a very high level. It is a special service for those
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2017 Sales Slip: Here's One Store's $21K Drop-Off In Marvel Sales

Get comfortable for a few different threads to come together. The fireworks are starting early this year. You know how it's become a custom in recent years for retailers to link to their best sellers of the previous? It's January and it's started. The first one I've seen is from Challengers Comics + Conversation
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These were the top-grossing games on Steam in 2017

The overall top-sellers are listed in the “Platinum” category, and include blockbusters like Grand Theft Auto V, The Witcher 3 and Rocket League. And it definitely is no surprise to find a game like GTA V amongst the best-selling Steam games of 2017, given that Rockstar's game recently surpassed the 80
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Six young writers from Design Academy Eindhoven identify trends from Dutch Design Week

We asked six graduates on Design Academy Eindhoven's design writing masters course to give their opinion in essay form. Dezeen … “Life is meaningless,” said comedian, writer, and musician Tim Minchin upon collecting his honorary doctorate from the University of Western Australia in 2013. With a
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Locating the Precise Reaction Path: Methane Dissociation on Platinum

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 2, 2018 — Transition-metal catalysts, such as nickel and cobalt, are widely used in industry to produce hydrogen and other useful compounds from natural gas. Researchers achieve this transformation through steam reforming, which is the process of heating methane with
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Alabama newspaper publisher said to have spanked female staffers

As the #MeToo movement grows into its third month of seeking justice for sexual harassment and assault survivors, more women are coming forward to disclose perpetrators within their communities. On Monday, the Anniston Star, an Anniston, Alabama, newspaper, reported that Alabama media
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An Organ-On-A-Chip Device That Models Heart Disease

Now, researchers have built a new device that's especially good for modeling atherosclerosis — the constriction of blood vessels that's the leading cause of heart attacks and strokes. In a paper appearing this week in APL Bioengineering, from AIP Publishing, researchers illustrate how the new device
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Call of Duty: WWII Gets the Last Number 1 of 2017 in the UK

Call of Duty: WWII tops the United Kingdom charts in the last week of 2017. The shooter ends the year with an impressive run of nine weeks sitting at number one of the best-sellers list. That's the same amount of weeks that Modern Warfare 2 managed to spend at the top of the charts, and only two weeks
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Steam's best of 2017 sale offers up deals on the year's top titles

Called simply The Best of 2017 Sale, Valve has divided the most successful and influential titles across five categories. Even if your games budget is tapped out for the holidays, the exercise is a great look back on an exceptional year in PC gaming. Oddly enough, of the dozen top-sellers as measured by
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The Land Registry publishing data

The Society of Licensed Conveyancers (SLC) cautiously welcomes the Land Registry's decision to publish data in respect of requisitions. However, the Society is concerned that without context the information that the Land Registry is proposing to publish could be misleading. Firms that deal with new
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'Achtung Baby': Should we parent more like the Germans do?

The earlier part of this decade brought us best sellers including Bringing Up Bébé and Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother, which focused on Americans raising children the French and Chinese way, respectively. But unlike many parenting books, Zaske's is not judgmental, prescriptive or didactic. For that
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Does The Post Give the Washington Post Too Much Credit? The New York Times Seems to Think So.

The docudrama, set in the summer of 1971, follows the Washington Post in its decision to publish excerpts from the top-secret Pentagon Papers, after an injunction restrained the New York Times, which first broke the story, from continuing to do so. It's told from the perspective of the scrappy D.C. paper's
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Alabama Newspaper Publisher Apologizes After Allegations He Spanked Female Employees

H. Brandt Ayers, the chairman of the company that publishes the Alabama newspaper the Anniston Star, has apologized after several women alleged Ayers assaulted them or their colleagues in the 1970s, when he was the publisher of the newspaper. Ayers, now 82, said in a statement Monday in the
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Ron Perry Officially Named Chairman and CEO of Columbia Records

Perry, 38, joins the label from SONGS Music Publishing, where he was president and a minority partner since its founding in 2004. On Dec. 8 the company, which is home to the publishing interests of The Weeknd, Lorde and Diplo, announced that it will sell its catalog to Kobalt Capital's fund for a price
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Worthing serial killer on the loose in new book

It is the brainchild of 17-year-old Ashley Evans from The Strand, Goring, who self-published his book via Kindle Direct Publishing on December 15 with … Since publishing the book, a reader asked Ashley to sign their copy and another, who is a police officer, offered to help him research his future novels.
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