Facebook's latest News Feed update will prioritize trustworthy publishers

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Facebook's latest News Feed update will prioritize trustworthy publishers

Facebook is gearing up to prioritize news content by publishers a group of Facebook users have deemed trustworthy. Facebook Head of News Feed Adam Mosseri said the company surveyed “a diverse and representative sample” of U.S.-based people about their familiarity and trust in various sources
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Omega Brings Eckhart Tolle & Kim Eng to New York City & Chicago for Select Events

With his international best sellers The Power of Now and A New Earth, Tolle introduced the transformative practice of “presence” and became a widely sought-after teacher. In 2008, Omega's cofounder, Elizabeth Lesser, helped Tolle and Oprah Winfrey produce a 10-week live webinar based on A New
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James Comey Continues Second Act as a College Instructor

The content of the course may become clearer in the coming months. Mr. Comey is writing a book, A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership, which is scheduled to come out well before the class starts. “I would hope and suspect that he would speak from experiences he's writing about in his book,”
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'Office Hour' explores a modern fear in Julia Cho play at Long Wharf in New Haven

Gina (Jackie Chung), his creative writing instructor, is the only one of Dennis' teachers willing to confront him about his unsettling manner and writing. The cast also includes Jeremy Kahn (David) and Kerry Warren (Genevieve). The design team includes Matt Saunders (set design), Maggie Morgan
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Live at Vegas – Aussie creativity makes a mark in the US interiors world

Products like the Joanie giant tambourine and metallic dhurrie rugs are among their best sellers. Of their design process, Creative Director Bree said: “We like to make sure everything we design has a point of difference. Not the 'same old, same old' standard stuff that you see everywhere. We insist our
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Facebook to Rank Publishers Based on How Trusted They Are

Facebook says it will survey readers to determine the credibility of publishers. Credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg. Facebook will rank news outlets based on how “trustworthy” they determine them to be, in another News Feed tweak announced by CEO Mark Zuckerberg on the platform Friday.
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Website publishing debtors' personal info pulls plug after lawsuit

Until December last year, publicexecutions.ca would publish names and other personal information linked to people who were successfully sued but still owe money — in exchange for a fee ranging from $25 to $100. The information in question was provided to Public Executions by successful parties in
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Joy (and Other Things): Serrano's words exude delight

Since 2015, he has released two pop-culture tomes — both are New York Times best-sellers. His latest, “Basketball (and Other Things),” is pure, 100-proof Serrano. With right-hand man/illustrator Arturo Torres on board, Serrano crosses readers over through 33 chapters, asking and answering questions
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More than 180 Los Angeles Times staffers sign letter calling for publisher's ouster

The CEO and publisher of the Los Angeles Times is under investigation by the paper's parent company, Tronc, following an NPR report about “questionable behavior.” Ross Levinsohn has not responded to requests for comment about the allegations. But the Times newsroom is speaking up loudly.
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Author Hassanzadeh Shortlisted for Hans Christian Andersen Award

Hassanzadeh, 55, was born in Abadan, Khuzestan Province. He is co-founder of the Children and Young Adults Authors Institute, the largest NGO of Iranian authors. He has served as a member of the jury in several literary, film and theater festivals for children. He holds creative writing workshops in Iran
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Rumi's poetry the focus of Boise Library event

Explore the craft and enjoyment of creative writing, eat snacks, play games and make new friends. Sohbat with Rumi: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Boise Public Library main branch, 715 S. Capitol Blvd. Join Sayed Naimi and Howard Olivier to discuss thematic stages of experience in Persian poet Rumi's poetry.
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New Tecumseh postdoctoral fellow launches memoir

The Native American Educational and Cultural Center, the Department of History, the Office of the Provost and the College of Liberal Arts collaborated with the Creative Writing Program to host the reading and reception afterward. The readings enjoyed varying popularity over the course of the fall
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Fallout At The 'Los Angeles Times' After Report Of Publisher's 'Frat House' Behavior

Fallout At The 'Los Angeles Times' After Report Of Publisher's 'Frat House' Behavior … The Los Angeles Times newsroom is in revolt against its publisher Ross Levinsohn following the publication of an NPR report that uncovered a history of bad behavior over the last two decades. Facebook; Twitter
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Facebook will prioritize news from 'trusted' publishers while de-emphasizing news overall

To compile its list of trusted publishers, Facebook will rely on surveys asking “a diverse and representative sample of people” using the social network whether they are familiar with a particular news source and, if so, whether they consider the source trustworthy, according to a company blog post.
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Why Lupita Nyong'o's upcoming children's book is a major step for kids, authors, book publishers …

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Why Lupita Nyong'o's upcoming children's book is a major step for kids, authors, book publishers …

And in 2014, Penguin Random House launched the Spanish, self-publishing platform Megustaescribir.com designed to provide Spanish authors with publishing, marketing and distribution services. Then there's independent publishers like She Writes Press for female authors; Bharat Babies, which
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The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing?

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The Augmented Researcher: What Does 2018 Hold for AI in Publishing?

Scholarly publishing has changed considerably in recent years. Perhaps the biggest transformation is one we now take for granted – the move to digital. Publishing and scientific R&D are not the only industries to have witnessed the remarkable impact of digitization on how people work. But for our
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Summersdale Publishers

Founded in 1990, Summersdale is a vibrant publisher that puts its heart and soul into creating exceptional books. We swiftly…
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BEST Inc. (BSTI) Reaches $9.05 After 5.00% Down Move; SAFRAN SA ORD SHARES (SAFRF …

SAFRF's SI was 205,800 shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 3.83% from 198,200 shares previously. With 300 avg volume, 686 days are for SAFRAN SA ORD SHARES (OTCMKTS:SAFRF)'s short sellers to cover SAFRF's short positions. The stock increased 0.44% or $0.49 during the last
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HUDSON'S HOSPITAL BAND

New England Patriot NFL player Nate Solder wants to partner with a publisher on his passion project to help children with cancer (and their families). Nate's toddler son has cancer and he wants to help other children through a picture book project. HUDSON'S HOSPITAL BAND brings together four
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ASU's Cronkite School expands digital audiences faculty

Nelson holds a master's degree in media, technology and society, and a bachelor's degree in journalism and creative writing, both from Northwestern University. “I love how the Cronkite School's research and instruction focuses on making a positive contribution to the profession of journalism,” Nelson
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I Copied the Routines of Famous Writers and It Sucked

Of course you're going to ask her how she managed to build that damn cabinet afterward. Writers are obsessed with routines. With the exception of religion and perhaps grooming, no pursuit is as closely joined to the idea of the Holy Routine as much as writing is. It's why writers' routines have become
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Braziel wins national book contest

tina braziel 2018 Tina Mozelle Braziel, a native of Pell City, Alabama, and director of the Ada Long Creative Writing Workshop in the UAB Department of English, has been awarded the 2017 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry. The national prize is sponsored by the Creative Writing Program at California State
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Facebook is going to rank news sources based on how 'trustworthy' readers think they are

Facebook is going to start sorting news sources by how “trustworthy” its users think they are — a major change as the social media giant continues to come under fire over the spread of misinformation on its platform. On Friday, the California giant announced in a blog post that it is altering the algorithm
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We asked, and the Treasure Hunt clue writer answered. Cryptically, of course.

Some say it's the “best-kept secret in St. Paul”: The identity of the scribe whose words send hundreds of people into the January cold — often at midnight — to dig for treasure. Who is the clue writer for the Pioneer Press Treasure Hunt? We at the Pioneer Press know that you think we know the clue writer.
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Who Is the Real AJ Finn?

It is a happy if unsurprising endnote to the book's publishing saga, which began in the fall of 2016, when word got out that the debut thriller at the center of an eight-house bidding war was written by an anonymous book editor. Probably because of the gender-neutral pseudonym and the book's winning,
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McHenry County Author Spotlight: Elizabeth Harmon of Crystal Lake

Also since this was my first time self-publishing a full-length novel, I underestimated how long some of the later editing stages would take. How are you publishing this book and why (traditional/indie/self-publishing)?. This was an indie project, although the first three books in the series are published by
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Museum expands to monthly hours

For frequent visitors, that piece may be new, but newcomers have plenty to look, including cases displaying sports memorabilia from Mt. Morris High School, Watt Publishing, Kable News Co., and an original abstract of the college campus. Stauffer expressed gratitude to have the volunteer help, but the
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Tiana Clark Joins SIUE Faculty for MFA in Creative Writing

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Tiana Clark Joins SIUE Faculty for MFA in Creative Writing

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has added poet Tiana Clark to its faculty as it introduces a master's of fine arts in creative writing beginning fall 2018. The MFA in creative writing is offered by the Department of English Language and Literature in SIUE's College of Arts and Sciences. Clark is
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Black [AF] Returns With America's Sweetheard OGN and Widows and Orphans Miniseries

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Black [AF] Returns With America's Sweetheard OGN and Widows and Orphans Miniseries

Having taken the publishing industry by storm with a widely popular Kickstarter campaign for their acclaimed comic book, co-creators Kwanza Osajyefo and Tim Smith 3 are publishing two new titles set in the world of BLACK, their controversial comic that asks “in a world that already fears and hates them
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Become a part of the story: CNY books and authors

“Narrative is in more places than you allow it,” says Jono Naito while explaining how her work for The Museum of Intrigue in Destiny USA is not only about creating games and puzzles, but also an extension of her work as a writer. Naito is currently a graduate student in the Syracuse University Creative
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How Iowa students are cultivating a community of care behind prison walls: BTN LiveBIG

From role-playing to creative writing to visual arts, the activities are meant to break down barriers. In between the class sessions, the women are encouraged to keep journals and are provided prompts that range from deeply probing and philosophical to silly and fun. For women like Dallas Fogle, who
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MetaMask/metamask-extension

A user tried to send funds to an address, but accidentally performed a contract publish that did not result in contract code. Some strategies to prevent this: Hide contract publish behind a separate option; Disallow sending eth when publishing a contract; Don't allow a contract publish tx to be submitted if it
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Morrison Leaving HarperCollins

Michael Morrison, president and publisher of HarperCollins's U.S. General Books Group, will be leaving the company at the end of the month when his contract expires. In a statement, Morrison, who joined HC in 1999, said: “After 35 years of going to a Manhattan skyscraper every day, I thought it was
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It's Time for Publishers to Join the Fight for Net Neutrality

With the battle headed to Congress, now is the time to make that stand. AAP president and CEO Maria Pallante is widely known for her policy acumen and her relationships in Congress. And as widely recognized champions of free speech, a strong, unified statement from America's book publishers can
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Tajraan-e-Kutb: The publishers standing through 150 years of challenges

After Ibrahim's death, his son Sheikh Abdul Gaffar took over the publishing business and it is he who is credited for taking the business to a whole new level. Under his leadership, for the first time Persian translation of various manuscripts were published in Kashmir. He established his famous publishing
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The Week in Libraries: January 19, 2018

… now is the perfect time for publishers to join the fight. “AAP president and CEO Maria Pallante is widely known for her policy acumen and her relationships in Congress,” the editorial notes. “And as widely recognized champions of free speech, a strong, unified statement from America's book publishers
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Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg stepping down from role in March

Of his time with the company, in which he oversaw the publishing of Call of Duty, Destiny and Skylanders titles, Eric said serving with Activision was “an honor and a thrill,” and that he had “nothing but appreciation for Bobby for giving me this transformational opportunity, and also for having the vision
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I Tested Sephora's Top 5 Products and It Was Enlightening

Let me be frank: The most interesting part of this story isn't my review of Sephora's top five best-selling products. Nay, lizards, the most interesting part of this story is what Sephora's top five best-selling products are. I reached out to customerservice@sephora.com to see if I could acquire such information
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US interactive gaming toy sales down 66%

In 2016, Disney announced it would shutter its toys-to-life series Infinity, and would also stop self-publishing video game operations to focus exclusively on third-party licensed titles. However, new players continue to enter the toys-to-life universe. Nintendo is set to launch Nintendo Labo, a new line of
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IDW Artist Jack Lawrence to Attend TFNation 2018

The latest update from TFNation headquarters brings us another comics guest to the UK Transformers event taking place this August in Birmingham: current regular artist on IDW Publishing's Lost Light, Jack Lawrence! Take a look below at some of his other credits, and make sure to stay tuned as the
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The Orlando Times

In 1887 Gus C. Henderson, Black owner of a local print and publishing company rallied Black voters to support incorporation of Hannibal Square. Henderson and the votes of other registered Black voters were crucial. With only forty-seven registered white voters, the year round Black population
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Grad student's book helps sex abuse survivors heal through writing

A national movement against sexual abuse has spread across the nation in the form of the hashtag #MeToo, prompting celebrities and others to publicly share their own experiences of sexual assault or harassment via social media. San Francisco State University creative writing graduate student Jen
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Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Is a Loving Look at the Legacy of Lorraine Hansberry

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Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart Is a Loving Look at the Legacy of Lorraine Hansberry

Writer and playwright Lorraine Hansberry was just shy of her 34th birthday when she said these words, part of a speech titled “The Nation Needs Your Gifts,” to the winners of the Readers Digest/United Negro College Fund creative writing contest on May 1, 1964. She would unfortunately not live to see
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'Pentagon Papers': Even at its best the press didn't stop war

Publishing the “Pentagon Papers” in June 1971 did not end the Vietnam War. The war raged on. Hundreds of American soldiers died every week. Richard Nixon, who was president at the time, was in no way influenced by this First Amendment victory. He did everything in his power to stop the publishing
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Target bigger fair, quality publications

This year the Amar Ekushey Boi Mela will be bigger in terms of participation of publishing houses, say the fair organisers. Organisers and publishers expect a good number of quality books will be published in the month-long event. Starting on the first day of February, the fair will accommodate around
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Poll: 70 percent blame publishers for sharp increase in politically biased media

Americans see a “great deal” of political bias in news reporting these days and put the blame for it squarely on those publishing the news, a new poll found. President Donald Trump tweeted last February: 'The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy,
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Budding authors get creative in writing class

So when it was time to develop a topic for her creative writing class at Mountain Valley Academy, Stickney used her ingenuity to incorporate photography into the assignment. After talking with her creative writing teacher, Debbie Ray, Stickney said she decided on a photojournalism project that would tell
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Satnews Daily

This is the 40th anniversary of PTC'18 in Honolulu, Hawaii, and there will be many presentations during the conference on January 21-24. Among those sharing their expertise will be… Leslie Klein – CEO and President of C-COM Satellite Systems will be speaking at the PTC's annual conference, the
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Spotify Partners Wth 8 publishers To Produce Podcasts

Paid music-streaming service Spotify is partnering with eight publishers to produce audio programming and visuals for a new format called Spotlight. The idea is to supplement the listening experience of audio shows like podcasts, audiobooks and news with photos, video and text. The publishers
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Facebook's News Feed tweak hurts video views

The findings from Wochit legitimize publishers' concerns that the algorithm would reduce engagement with their content. These findings are especially problematic as a growing number of publishers adopt a distributed content strategy and “pivot to video.” But publishers' lower video views could be a
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DC Comics Wins Publisher & Comic Book of the Year

Diamond Comic Distributors proudly announces the winners of the 2017 Diamond Gem Awards, selected by comic book specialty retailers and celebrated within the comic book industry as a key annual award honoring sales success. DC Entertainment took home Comic Book Publisher of the Year (Over
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Syed Manzoorul Islam: “A Veritable Man of Letters”

It also facilitates exchanges of ideas and creative encounters among writers of different countries. Bangladeshi writers can benefit from PEN international's support in these areas. So how do you plan to use your position as PEN president to promote Bangladeshi writing in English? SMI: PEN's charter
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Green Bay to LA: Notre Dame grad Kent Rotherham is writer on TV's 'SWAT,' 'Timeless'

It's hardly some unbelievable plot twist that Rotherham has made a career out of writing. He was that student who leaned more English than math in school, and he's always done creative writing. But to be doing it in Hollywood, well, credit — at least in part — his secret weapon: being born and raised in
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Huffington Post, breaking from its citizen journalism roots, ends unpaid contributions

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Huffington Post, breaking from its citizen journalism roots, ends unpaid contributions

On Thursday, it said it was immediately dissolving its self-publishing contributors platform — which has mushroomed to include 100,000 writers — in what is perhaps the most significant break from the past under its editor-in-chief, Lydia Polgreen, who joined the news site, which is now called HuffPost,
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Prof's 10 seminal moments in the history of audio storytelling

Journalism professor Damian Radcliffe wrote an article identifying seminal moments in audio storytelling for the online publishing platform Medium. It was republished on Journalism.co.uk. Many people think of the Walter Cronkite TV news report when considering the news of President Kennedy's
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Action Comics celebrates issue #1000 by bringing back the red trunks

This is why, whenever DC or Marvel announce a new publishing initiative, numbering is usually an important factor that explains the company's priorities at the time. DC reboots like the New 52 and Rebirth reset all their series with new number-one issues to appeal to new readers, while Marvel Legacy
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Upcoming Short Course on "Scholarly Writing & Publishing in High Impact Journals"

The University of Nairobi Library & Information Services Department, in collaboration with the University of Nairobi Enterprises & Services Ltd (UNES) is offering the following short course from 8th to 9th February, 2018: SCHOLARLY WRITING & PUBLISHING IN HIGH IMPACT JOURNALS. Target group:
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Morning Star, Midnight Sun

Jeffrey R. Cox is a litigation attorney and an independent military historian specializing in World War II, Ancient Greece, and Ancient Rome. His first interest was in the Pacific War, which he has studied for more than 30 years. A student of history, international affairs, and defence policy for most of his life,
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New TAG guidelines require ads.txt adoption for anti-fraud certification

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New TAG guidelines require ads.txt adoption for anti-fraud certification

The Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an advertising industry anti-fraud initiative, announced that it has updated its Certified Against Fraud guidelines to require publishers to adopt the ads.txt specification, released by the Interactive Advertising Bureau's (IAB) Tech Lab last year, according to a
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A 'novel' way for a great story

During her time in college, she took a creative writing class that she really enjoyed “Since our classes were only five and half weeks long, we had one major project that we worked on. The assignment was to come up with three different topics for a short story. This is not the first book I wrote but the first
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Op-Ed Spreads the New York Times Will Be Publishing After “Letters From Trump Supporters”

Letters From Friends Who Drink Heavily But Want to Split The Check Equally. Letters From Bus Drivers Who Make Eye Contact In Their Rearview As They Pull Away While You Chase the Bus. Slipcase store. To celebrate fifty groundbreaking issues of McSweeney's Quarterly Concern, we've created a
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The Casablanca international publishing and book fair reveals its 2018 guest list

The 24th edition of the Casablanca International Publishing and Book Fair, to be held on February 8-18, said the ministry of Culture and Communication. More than 300 national and international writers, poets and researchers are expected to attend the annual event. In addition to the Moroccan writers
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Svindal boosts Olympic medal hopes with Super G win

KITZBUEHEL, AUSTRIA Jan 19 (Reuters) – Aksel Lund Svindal produced a majestic run on a shortened course to win a World Cup Super G race ahead of fellow Norwegian Kjetil Jansrud on Friday and boost his confidence … (Writing by Zoran Milosavljevic in Belgrade; Editing by Christian Radnedge).
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HuffPost Ends Self-Publishing Platform

On Thursday, it said it was immediately dissolving its self-publishing contributors platform — which has mushroomed to include 100,000 writers — in what is perhaps the most significant break from the past under its editor in chief, Lydia Polgreen, who joined the news site, which is now called HuffPost,
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Public Information Rep

The University of New Mexico Press, the largest book publisher in the state of New Mexico, seeks an organized, innovative, resourceful, and dynamic Publicist to join the sales and marketing team. The Publicist develops media campaigns for a select list of new books working closely with authors,
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Write! App for Academic Writing: A Review

Beyond the basic research function, it feels like it's more geared toward creative writing and less toward research-based writing, though it could be pretty useful for students. To be fair to Write!, it's not aimed at becoming an ecosystem for writing a scientific journal article, though I think it could potentially
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Weyburn writer given arts award for new book

She is a graduate of the Humber College Creative Writing program, has an honours degree in Political Science, and is an award-winning agricultural journalist. She is on the board of Sage Hill Writing, and conducts workshops, readings, and conference presentations across the province. Anne writes
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Ex-FBI chief Comey to teach ethical leadership course

(FILES) This file photo taken on June 8, 2017 shows former FBI Director James Comey arriving to testify during a US Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
President Donald Trump accused James Comey on October 18, 2017 of fixing a probe into
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Amazon's Utterly Predictable Game of Musical Chairs

And what's really interesting is that without my saying more, you know exactly what list I mean. Not the list of Amazon's best-sellers or best deals. The list of cities that are finalists for HQ2, the fabled El Dorado sought by local politicians across the country — the second Amazon.com Inc. headquarters that
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Sales Administrator

Pan Macmillan UK is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, with imprints including Macmillan, Mantle, Pan, Picador, Bluebird, Bello, Macmillan Children's Books and Macmillan Digital Audio. Pan Macmillan is part of the worldwide Macmillan Publishing Group. We have recently been
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More Than 180 LA Times Staffers Call for Publisher's Ouster After Report of 'Questionable Behavior'

More Than 180 L.A. Times Staffers Call for Publisher's Ouster After Report of 'Questionable Behavior'. Posted 9:25 AM, January 19, 2018, by Kristina Bravo
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Creative Writing Portfolio by Jackie Schonman

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Creative Writing Portfolio by Jackie Schonman

Buy Creative Writing Portfolio by Jackie Schonman (eBook) online at Lulu. Visit the Lulu Marketplace for product details, ratings, and reviews.
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Batman and Doomsday Clock Win Comics of the Year, DC Wins Publisher at Diamond 2017 Gem …

dc comics shea fontana DC took home Comic Book Publisher of the Year (Over 3% Market Share) in 2017. Retailers recognized DC with the most Gem Awards–seven–including the Comic Book of the Year $3.99 or Under with Batman #24; Comic Book of the Year – Over $3.99 with Doomsday Clock #1
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More University of Toronto affiliated scientists to publish lab notes in real time

About 20 scientists affiliated with a University of Toronto research organization have agreed to publish their lab notes in real time, a groundbreaking move aimed at hastening the discovery of new medical treatments. The researchers, who work on some of the most untreatable diseases, such as ALS and
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Report: Omarosa May Have Secretly Recorded WH Discussions

Omarosa Manigault-Newman may have secretly recorded confidential White House discussions and is seeking to hire an attorney out of concern she could get ensnared in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, the Daily News reports. “Everyone knows Omarosa loves to record people and
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Should Publishers Worry About Facebook's New Newsfeed?

Lindsey Shepard, Director of Product Marketing for News Feed at Facebook, says the update is aiming towards making people's time on the platform enjoyable, which in turn will be good for businesses.
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Eric Hirshberg, Activision Publishing's CEO Will Leave The Company On March 31

Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing Inc. has been with the company for eight years. During his tenure, Hirshberg managed to bring great commercial success to the titles he was associated with. Now, Hirshberg has announced that he will be leaving the company on March 31 of this year, as his
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Assistant Marketing & Publicity Manager

We are currently seeking an ASSISTANT MARKETING & PUBLICITY MANAGER to join our Impact Marketing Team. The ASSISTANT MARKETING & PUBLICITY MANAGER is responsible for: * Creating and executing publicity and consumer marketing campaigns for adult fiction titles by executing with
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Carmel launches Festival of Ice at outdoor rink

The City of Carmel has launched the inaugural Festival of Ice, featuring special events, offers, skating sessions and food vendors at the Ice at Center Green. The festival will run Wednesdays through Sundays until March 11. “We know how much our residents and visitors love to join others and enjoy our
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Brooklyn Today January 19: Brooklyn Officials Back Bill Removing Guns From Violent People

THE LEDE: Happy Friday, Brooklyn! New York City is among the 20 finalists for Amazon's second headquarters, Brooklyn officials back a bill to remove guns from violent people, and most of the borough's jobs will come from health care and tourism. Plus, Florida's new high-speed train hits and kills a
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What Publishers Missed About Facebook's News Feed

When Mark Zuckerberg recently announced News Feed would show less content from publishers, I had a major moment of deja vu. Remember when our News Feeds were riddled with games like Farmville, the Nike running app and Spotify? That was the result of a concerted effort by Facebook to get
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Where Books Mean Business: Jaipur BookMark 2018

Jaipur BookMark (JBM) is focused on the business of books and translations and brings together key players who are the driving force behind the growth of this industry. Jaipur BookMark, which began in 2014, provides a B2B platform for publishers from around the world to come together and discuss
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Robert Reich: Who Are the Big Winners in Trump's Brave New World?

He has written 14 books, including the best-sellers Aftershock , The Work of Nations and Beyond Outrage and, most recently, Saving Capitalism . He is also a founding editor of The American Prospect magazine, chairman of Common Cause, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and
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“Abomination:” Pittsburgh publisher's editorial inflames newsroom, readers

Meanwhile, John R. Block, who holds the dual titles of publisher and editor-in-chief, directed The (Toledo) Blade, the Ohio paper that's also owned by Block Communications Inc., the family company chaired by his brother, Allan Block, to draft an editorial about the controversy over the vulgar comments.
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Publishers claim they're taking Facebook's News Feed changes in stride. Is the “bloodletting” still to …

Another audience engagement lead at a digital publisher said that they would stay their course, and that their organization was already making video anyway, but “we will not follow [Facebook] blindly if they head in a direction that's not in line with our editorial goals.” Facebook reps are frequently in
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Activision Publishing CEO leaving the company

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Activision Publishing CEO leaving the company

Eric Hirshberg is exiting Activision Publishing in March after eight years working as its CEO. No reason was given for his departure. In the role, Hirshberg reports directly to Activision Blizzard chief Bobby Kotick. Hirshberg is known for ushering along sales of the “Call of Duty” video game series, as well
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Outskirts Press 2018 Book Marketing Calendar Available Now

Outskirts Press, the No. 1-rated self-publishing company according to Top Consumer Reviews, has announced the release of a new and improved Author Marketing Calendar for 2018. The calendar is a compilation of effective promotion tactics, important book competition dates in 2018, social media tips
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Universal Music Publishing allies with Auddly

Universal Music Publishing has announced the launch of a pilot programme with Auddly, the songwriter-led digital start-up that is trying to ensure the music industry gets decent music rights data quickly whenever new songs are written. Good data means more efficient payment for songwriters.
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The DeanBeat: Publisher shakeups, Overwatch League debut, and crypto madness — gaming's …

Then Eric Hirshberg announced that he was leaving the top job of Activision Publishing in March. He's going out on a high note after big success with Call of Duty: WWII and Destiny 2. Over eight years, he has had an epic ride in shepherding the biggest of the industry's billion-dollar franchises. Activision
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CHC commencement speaker after criminal trial: Sudan 'lost boy' found in Chestnut Hill after civil war

Since its publication, “How Fast Can You Run” has won a 2017 Independent Book Publishers Award Bronze Medal for War/Military Fiction and a 2017 Living Now Award Silver Medal for Inspirational Fiction. More recent chapters in Kuch's life include his return home to South Sudan in 2010, where “for
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Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg Is Leaving the Company After Eight Years

It has been announced that Eric Hirshberg is leaving Activision after serving eight years as CEO of Activision Publishing. He will continue to stay on until March and once a replacement has been found. Activision Publishing CEO Eric Hirshberg. Hirshberg ran a major division of Activision Blizzard where
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World Journal of Gastroenterology

Ya-Nan Cao, Li-Juan Feng, Yuan-Yuan Liu, Kui Jiang, Mao-Jun Zhang, Yi-Xin Gu, Bang-Mao Wang, Jia Gao, Ze-Lan Wang, Yu-Ming Wang. World J Gastroenterol 24(3):338-350. Published online Jan 21, 2018. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v24.i3.338. Abstract (3) | Core Tip (4) | Article Highlights (3) | Full Article
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Publishing Multiple Books

I have the first 3 manuscripts finished for a new mystery series which have great reviews, have won awards as manuscripts, and I have an agent and several publishing offers. But they seem to be rights grabs and I've turned them down, thinking about going “indie” on KDP Select and Creative Space.
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'Worst Is Behind,' Says Federation of European Publishers

The Federation of European Publishers (FEP) released its latest statistical report, which covers 2016 and aggregates data from 29 national associations across Europe. The report indicates that total annual sales for reporting members was approximately €22.3 billion ($28.21 billion), the same level it
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NP Nutra Celebrates 20th Anniversary

From these simple roots, NP Nutra is now recognized as a leading wholesale supplier of premium ingredients, supplying a loyal worldly clientele with a growing portfolio of both trending and classic best-sellers, while simultaneously developing their own signature ingredient brands and proprietary
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Shame: Songs of Praise — 'authentic punk-like approach'

He goes to explain he has lungs “filled with smoke” and “yellow teeth” like a creative writing school drop-out forgetting the advice to show not tell. Other songs shrug off any hint of role-play. “Concrete” skims by with fast, precise guitar riffs, meaty bass and vocals that switch between calm voiceover and
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FLY WITH ME

Author of the BLACKTOP SERIES (under the pseudonym LJ Alonge), Lanre Akinsiku's FLY WITH ME, the story of a boy who has been an outcast in town ever since his sister flew away, but things change when he begins to dabble in her special kind of magic, to Rosemary Brosnan at Harper Teen in a
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Street Fight Daily: Faltering Snap Courts Publishers, WhatsApp Rolls Out App for Small Biz

Street Fight Daily: Faltering Snap Courts Publishers, WhatsApp Rolls Out App for Small Biz. January 19 … Publishers still reeling from the Facebook news feed-pocalypse might find comfort in Snapchat. The disappearing messages app is stepping up efforts to curry favor with publishers. TechCrunch:
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British Publisher Releases Book On Chandrababu

British Publisher Releases Book On Chandrababu. Noted British Publisher Bloomsbury published a book titled ' Chandrababu – India's Global Leader ' on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu. The book explained how Chandrababu promoted Andhra Pradesh as global destination to
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FinELib consortium and Elsevier in deal for subscription access and open access publishing – 19 …

The FinELib consortium and Elsevier have signed an agreement making Elsevier's globally published research articles available to Finnish academic institutions, while providing Finnish researches with incentives to publish open access if they so choose. The three-year contract applies to 13 Finnish
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What (if anything) do Facebook's News Feed changes mean for fake news?

“Facebook's head of news partnerships, Campbell Brown, also wrote to some major publishers that the changes would cause people to see less … In Slovakia, where right-wing nationalists took nearly 10 percent of Parliament in 2016, publishers said the changes had actually helped promote fake news.
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