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With 'The Chi,' Lena Waithe Heads Home in Search of the Real Chicago

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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