Legal Perspective: Trump wants to change libel laws? The result could be chilling

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Legal Perspective: Trump wants to change libel laws? The result could be chilling

Last week President Trump and several members of his staff criticized Michael Wolff's book, “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” an unflattering and critical portrayal of the President and the White House. A lawyer working on Trump's behalf even sent a cease-and-desist letter to the publisher.
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Wedding Day Diamonesk Womens Rings Gifts & Presents For Wife

Shop The Bradford Exchange Online for Gifts Diamonesk For Wife Wedding Day Women's Rings Best Sellers. Shop securely online with an unconditional guarantee.
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WV Book Team: 'Robicheaux' a return to Burke's signature prose (review)

When Burke and his agent decided to put the book up for auction, a half dozen publishers bid on the rights. Again, as in the past, the reviews were glowing. And this time the sales were equally great. Burke has continued that winning streak, publishing book after book in the popular Robicheaux saga.
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Book Review: Cultural Stagnation bred by Vietnamese censorship

Bass' new book sheds a rare light on Vietnam's blockade of information in a narrative that is part reportage and part memoir. Through interviews with Vietnamese literary giants and dissidents, accompanied by his own experiences publishing in Vietnam, Bass paints an intimate portrait of modern
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2018 PEN America Literary Service Award: Stephen King

The award is presented annually to a critically-acclaimed author whose work embodies PEN America's mission to oppose repression in any form and to champion the best of humanity. Stephen King is the author of more than 50 books, all of them worldwide best sellers and many—including such
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Free creative writing workshops at Halton libraries

FREE creative writing workshops are being offered to give adults the chance to become budding authors. Halton Council has secured funding from the Arts Council for a series of eight week sessions at the borough's four libraries. The Write Time Write Place project starts on Monday, January 15 and
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For Google AdSense publishers experiencing recent ad fulfillment issues, crawler access might be …

A small segment of Google AdSense publishers have noticed changes in ad delivery on their sites over the past month or so. Publishers say ads are not being served and the ad slots on their pages appear as blank spaces, causing drops in revenue. There has been speculation on the AdSense forum
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2018 PEN America Publisher Honoree: Carolyn Reidy

At the 2018 Literary Gala, Carolyn Reidy, President and Chief Executive Officer of Simon & Schuster, Inc., will be recognized as the annual ceremony's Publisher Honoree. Reidy marked 10 years as CEO of Simon & Schuster, Inc., in January 2018. Under her leadership, Simon & Schuster has published
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Local author's novel brings Antebellum Period to Ramapo Mountains

From dabbling with stories in grade school to crafting long-form journalism and fiction in college, Gunderman said he “knew the path ahead was going to be a creative one.” For Gunderman, the satisfaction of writing “Synod” picked up as the action does – at the end of the second “act” and the beginning
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The waterproof gloves that keep my constantly cold hands warm

I'm not going to sugarcoat it: I hate winter. I'm that girl who gets cold even on chilly summer days, so when fall rolls around, I pretty much resign myself to feeling frozen for months on end. Since my hands, in particular, are constantly cold on a normal basis, a great pair of winter gloves is a major necessity
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'Conan the Barbarian' Comics Moving Back to Marvel

After 15 years with Dark Horse Comics, the comic book adventures of Robert E. Howard's famous Cimmerian hero will return to Marvel Entertainment, with the company announcing that it has regained the comic license to Conan the Barbarian. In a brief release, Marvel announced that it would publish
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Comics Sales in the Direct Market Down 10% in 2017

HOWEVER DC did have a great month, with a rare win over Marvel with Doomsday Clock #2 the top selling periodical and six of the top 10. But Legacy has clearly cooled off and the new thing at Marvel can't come fast enough. Saga ruled the graphic novels. That a new volume of this steady seller was
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PEN America to Honor Thrill Master Stephen King for Lifelong Contributions to Literature and …

Stephen King is the author of more than 50 books, all of them worldwide best sellers and many—including such classics as It, The Stand, The Dark Tower, Misery, Lisey's Story, 11/22/63, On Writing, Under the Dome, and many more—providing the basis for major motion pictures and serving as cultural
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Web Publishers May Get Hurt by Facebook's Newsfeed Overhaul

That's bad news for publishers relying on Facebook to deliver eyeballs. An increased proportion of user-generated content could also be a concern for advertisers, who worry their commercial pitches could end up alongside controversial material, a problem YouTube has been contending with as
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Writing oral history; retrieving culture

But it is important to remember that writing on the Nagas by western anthropologists and military historians all throughout the 1800s until the Second World War can all be categorized as others writing about us. We started to write about ourselves only in the middle of the twentieth century. The recording
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'Makeshift arrangements' at World Book Fair irk publishers

The World Book Fair being organised at Pragati Maidan has seen a steady stream of visitors since it opened on January 6 showing that even with digital advances in the publishing world, book fairs have not lost their charm. However, several publishers have hit out at the arrangements this year as the
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Facebook Changes Hit Publishers Hard

On Thursday, publishers and media companies were in for a rude awakening when Facebook announced sweeping changes to its news feed. In a dramatic shake-up, Facebook will start playing up status updates from friends and family in people's news feeds. The shift effectively deprioritizes content
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NRF Retail's BIG Show Starts Sunday, January 14 in NYC

It was even included as one of the examples in Jim C. Collins best-selling book Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap… and Others Don't … Yet, Best Buy managed to keep its growth going and even find an eCommerce strategy using their stores as an asset, and it appears to be working.
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