Changing Footprints seeks volunteer shoe sorters

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Changing Footprints seeks volunteer shoe sorters

By Current Publishing on January 22, 2018 Carmel Community. By Heather Collins. An Indianapolis-based nonprofit wants people to never throw away a pair of shoes. Changing Footprints co-founder Bob Broughton and Kiwanian volunteer Robin Lindsey at a Changing Footprint's Saturday sorting
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Overnight Tech: Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay publishers | Montana implements net …

RUPERT MURDOCH TARGETS FACEBOOK: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay publishers for their content. “If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted by cable companies,” Murdoch, the
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New book by Brighton author explores impact of Trump presidency on America

A Brighton journalist and Pulitzer Prize recipient is making headlines — and Amazon's Best Sellers list. With the release of his new book, It's Even Worse Than You Think: What the Trump Administration Is Doing to America on Jan. 16, just days before the first government shutdown under Trump's
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Artists and writers find their outlet through social media

K.Y. Robinson took a different approach. Her self-published book, “The Chaos of Longing,” has sold more than 20,000 copies. Even after self-publishing, Robinson was still taking the more traditional route of sending book proposals to publishers, and eventually Andrew McMeel accepted and released
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Evening talk on Ishiguro

From how the author never forgot his Japanese roots to how his radio play rejected by the BBC earned him a seat for a master's programme in creative writing in the University of East Anglia, Mehta traced the early years of “a quiet man with unruly hair and big moustache”. She analysed his six works of
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UI sophomore reaching for the stars—and getting there

Along with a BS in astronomy and physics, she's also working toward a BA in English and creative writing and participates in poetry groups and readings. However, Gulick says astronomy is her future. She plans to go on to get a PhD and dreams of becoming a research astrophysicist for NASA.
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UNA to host poet

7 in The Loft room on the second floor of the Guillot University Center. Maples' chapbook “Something of Yours” was published in 2010. She's also had work published in several journals and anthologies. Maples is a creative writing instructor at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. The poetry reading is free
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Rupert Murdoch to Facebook, Google: Pay for news

Murdoch's specific targets Monday were Facebook and Alphabet's Google, two companies that have significantly changed how news gets distributed. Though neither company spends resources creating news products, they both earn significant revenues by selling advertising against publishers' news.
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Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay publishers for content

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Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay publishers for content

In a rare public statement, Mr Murdoch, executive chairman of News Corp, publisher of The Australian, criticised Facebook for not doing enough to recognise the value of journalism following recent changes to the social network's newsfeed. “If Facebook wants to recognise 'trusted' publishers then it
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Danziger Gears Up For Flower Expo China In Guangzhou

Visitors will be invited to explore the rich portfolio of best sellers, together with novelty items, in all three plant categories. From the well-known AMORE™ Petunia, to the highly demanded Gypsophila, such as XLENCE® and COSMIC™ Danziger is devoting its best efforts to cater to the Chinese market
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Rupert Murdoch: Facebook, Google should pay news publishers

“If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted by cable companies,” Murdoch said in a statement Monday. “The publishers are obviously enhancing the value and integrity of Facebook through their news and content
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Rupert Murdoch Wants Facebook to Pay a Fee for 'Trusted' News Content

News Corp. executive chairman and 21st Century Fox executive co-chairman Rupert Murdoch is taking on Silicon Valley. The media mogul released a statement today noting that if Facebook is going to revamp its news feed to ensure it's publishing the most legitimate, “trusted” news content on its
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Hong Kong bookseller seized from China train

Chinese authorities have allegedly seized a Chinese-Swedish citizen from the train to Beijing – despite the presence of two Swedish diplomats. Publisher Gui Minhai had recently been released from prison. His Hong Kong publishing house sold books about the personal lives of China's leadership.
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Rupert Murdoch: Facebook and Google should pay publishers

Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch has a suggestion for how Facebook and Google can regain user trust: Pay publishers. Murdoch on Monday called on the tech giants to pay established, “trusted” news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies. “The publishers are
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Rupert Murdoch Calls For Facebook To Pay Publishers

In a surprise statement, News Corp's executive chairman, Rupert Murdoch, called on Facebook to start paying publishers for content posted to the site. Murdoch says Facebook's and Google's algorithms have become “inherently unreliable” for distributing news. Facebook recently made two big changes
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Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay publishers for their news content

Rupert Murdoch, who controls Fox News and The Wall Street Journal, seems to have had it with Facebook. On Monday, clearly angered by Facebook's decision to de-prioritize news in its feed, Murdoch said it was time for the social network to pay publishers a fee for running their content. Currently
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Rupert Murdoch tells Facebook: pay 'trusted' publishers for their content

Rupert Murdoch issued a new salvo in the row between Facebook and news publishers on Monday, calling on the social media company to pay publishers for their content. “If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted
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Fox Fest short story, poetry deadline Feb. 28

McCrumb is an award-winning author best known for her “Ballad” novels set in the North Carolina/Tennessee mountains including the New York Times Best Sellers “The Ballad of Tom Dooley,” “She Walks These Hills” and “The Rosewood Casket.” McCrumb's latest novel, “The Unquiet Grave,” is a
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Photoassociation of Ultracold NaLi

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Photoassociation of Ultracold NaLi

We perform photoassociation spectroscopy in an ultracold 23Na-6Li mixture to study the c3Σ+ excited triplet molecular potential. We observe 50 vibrational states and their substructure to an accuracy of 20 MHz, and provide line strength data from photoassociation loss measurements. An analysis of the
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January 22 Romance Bestsellers

Congratulations to the RWA members who hit the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and/or USA Today best-seller lists this week! Visit www.rwa.org/page/bestsellers to see where these books hit on the lists. Catherine Anderson, Spring Forward. Melissa Foster, Bayside Passions. Liz Isaacson
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Shooting for the moon

The American author's debut novel The Martian (2011), about an astronaut stranded on Mars after being presumed dead by his crew, became a sleeper self-publishing phenomenon and was in 2015 made into a Ridley Scott film starring Matt Damon. Weir, 45, is now shooting for the moon with Artemis,
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FlipHTML5 Suggests the Easiest Way to Create a Book Online

Everyone is now able to create a book online with FlipHTML5. It allows users to convert a simple PDF file into a dynamic and innovative digital publication available to view on iPhone, iPad and Android devices. Adding any multimedia in real-time for a rich and engaging content requires no extra effort or
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Barrett-Jackson 2018: Auction finishes its second best year, car sells for $8M

With the final exhaust note at Barrett-Jackson Sunday evening, Arizona Car Week wrapped up seven days and seven auction houses selling 2,668 … Jonathan Klinger, a Hagerty spokesman, said his immediate takeaway is that 2018 is shaping up to be a good year for the “everyman” classic, the
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Books worth Rs 15 crore sold at Chennai book fair

Chennai: Tamil Nadu once again proved that it is home of ardent readers with book-lovers buying books worth whopping Rs 15 crore during 44th Chennai book fair organised by the Booksellers' and Publishers' Association of South India (Bapasi) in Chennai. The book fair that ended on Monday had
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Murdoch: Facebook should pay publishers carriage fees

CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports Newscorp Chairman Rupert Murdoch's comments about Facebook carrying content from trusted sources.
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Rupert Murdoch: Facebook Should Pay a Cable-Like 'Carriage Fee' to Publishers

Rupert Murdoch has taken notice of Facebook's recent publisher update — and he wants the social network to put its money where its mouth is, assuming it cares about news as much as it says it does. “If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee
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Author pens sci-fi novella

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Author pens sci-fi novella

My research indicated that the best option was to publish on demand. “Then all I needed was to find professional illustrating, typesetting and editing services, which took a lot of time, money and effort. “Finally I was able to upload Dark System to Amazon's CreateSpace and KDP self-publishing platforms
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Facebook should pay news publishers a 'carriage fee': Murdoch

“If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted by cable companies,” Murdoch, the executive chairman of News Corp. said Monday in a statement. “The publishers are obviously enhancing the value and integrity of
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Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay 'trusted' publishers for content

Facebook has plans to tweak its News Feed to include more posts from friends and family and less from news publishers in an attempt to fix some of the platform's problems. Now news magnate Rupert Murdoch thinks that the social network should adopt a……
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3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

It's been about 32 years since Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) joined the public stock market. At the time, the company had just publicly released Windows 1.0, and the billionaire-making juggernaut we know today was nowhere in sight. But early investors could have cashed in some magnificent returns over
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This Brooklyn Bar Owner Developed a 'Fifth Element' Cocktail to Give a Regular 'a Reason to Live'

I self-published my collection of short stories after 100 rejection letters so I could move on and let go. At the time, I was Ray Bradbury's publicist at Avon Books, and I sent him a copy as a Christmas present. After Ray read it he faxed me a note saying “Superb, Stirring, Bravo.” By the way, for those of you
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Murdoch: Facebook Should Pay for Trusted News

Rupert Murdoch, the News Corp. executive chairman and 21st Century Fox executive co-chairman, said that if Facebook is going to start picking “trusted publishers” to promote on its social media site, it should start paying them a fee similar to cable carriage fees as a way to recognize the value of
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Rupert Murdoch to Facebook: Pay us for our stories

Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch is calling on Facebook and other online news platforms to pay publishers for content posted to their sites. Murdoch issued the statement Monday, a week after Facebook made two major changes to its news feed algorithm. First the social network said it will prioritize
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Creative Writing – 2 blogs (Holiday Lighting & Interior Design)

Details. Looking for someone with good writing skills to help start our blogs on two sites. Our companies focus on Holiday Lighting, and Interior Design. Would like a writer for both, please send some creative writing samples. We're hoping someone matches our taste and can work on a “per post” basis.
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Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook to pay publishers like cable companies

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch thinks that Facebook should pay news publishers, just like cable companies pay networks to carry their programming. The News Corp chairman issued a statement today saying that “publishers are obviously enhancing the value and integrity of Facebook,” but are not
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Contest seeks writing about bicultural experiences

The Isabelle de Courtivron Writing Prize is seeking student writing submissions (creative or expository) about immigrant, diaspora, bicultural, bilingual, and/or mixed-race experiences. The prize was established to honor distinguished Professor Emerita Isabelle de Courtivron, who dedicated her career at
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Rupert Murdoch to Facebook: pay up

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Rupert Murdoch has long expressed frustration with how companies like Facebook and Google use news content. Now the executive chairman of News Corp and 21st Century Fox is upping the ante, calling on Facebook to pay publishers a carriage fee the way cable
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Local Author Spotlight: Jonathan Malay

What I learned from the writing/publishing process: I confirmed the five simple rules the great sci-fi author Robert A. Heinlein presented in his lecture to the Brigade of Midshipmen when I was a senior at the Naval Academy: 1. Write something. 2. Finish what you started. 3. Stop self-editing. 4. Put what
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News Corp's Murdoch Urges Facebook to Pay Publishers for Content

News Corp Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch said if Facebook FB 2.25% is serious about promoting “trusted content” and filtering fake news out of its news feed, it should pay publishers fees similar to those cable distributors pay to TV channels. Mr. Murdoch's comments on Monday follow Facebook's
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Rupert Murdoch says Facebook and Google pay publishers cable carriage fees

Rupert Murdoch has a thought for settling Facebook's association with distributers: The social monster should simply pay them. Murdoch, the media big shot who's executive of both News Corp and 21st Century Fox, issued an announcement Monday saying he thought Facebook and Google's endeavors
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Milestone Enhances Local Events Publishing Platform with New Channels & Third-Party Site …

Santa Clara, CA | January 19 2018. Digital Marketing software vendor Milestone Inc has launched new features for its local events publishing platform. The events platform, part of Milestone's Digital Presence Cloud, allows businesses to add local events to their website manually, or by accepting events
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Rupert Murdoch says Facebook should pay publishers a carriage fee

“If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted by cable companies,” he stated. “The publishers are obviously enhancing the value and integrity of Facebook through their news and content but are not being adequately
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Rupert Murdoch should know better than to say Facebook should pay publishers

Yet that exact situation is what Rupert Murdoch proposed for Facebook. On Monday, the media mogul released a statement calling for Facebook to begin paying “trusted publishers.” “If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model
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Anderson Cooper Leads NorthJersey.com Dialogues at BergenPAC

In 2016, The Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love and Loss – a collection of correspondence between Anderson and his mother, Gloria Vanderbilt, debuted at the top of the New York Times Best-Sellers List. Cooper's first book, Dispatches from the Edge: A Memoir of Wars,
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Publisher pulls former Trump appointee Carl Higbie's book from market over racist remarks

(CNN) Former Trump administration appointee Carl Higbie's book is being pulled from the market by its publisher after CNN's KFile unearthed racist, sexist, anti-Muslim and … “We are removing Mr Higbie's book from the market,” Anthony Ziccardi, the publisher of Post Hill Press, told CNN's KFile.
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The WWE Superstar Showdown Fans Really Want To See At Wrestlemania

Reigns, as one of the best sellers in the company, made every spot look painful. And that was just the beginning. The beatdown continued for two more segments, and it climaxed with Strowman tipping over an ambulance–the same one that was supposed to transport Reigns to the hospital. The entire
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The 5-Minute Article Writing Crash Course Kindle Edition

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The 5-Minute Article Writing Crash Course Kindle Edition

The 5-Minute Article Writing Crash Course – Kindle edition by Nathaniel Jewel. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The 5-Minute Article Writing Crash Course.
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How Will the 2018 USPS Rate Increases Affect Publishers and Marketers?

Effective January 21, 2018 the USPS will increase mail and shipping rates across the board. Publishers and marketers will be affected by these changes.
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BRIEF-Statement By Rupert Murdoch On A Carriage Fee For

Rupert Murdoch: * NEWS CORP'S RUPERT MURDOCH SAYS IF FACEBOOK WANTS TO RECOGNIZE 'TRUSTED' PUBLISHERS, IT SHOULD PAY THOSE…
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Facebook should pay 'trusted' news publishers: Rupert Murdoch

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch called on Facebook to pay.
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Assistant Marketing Manager, Backlist – Putnam, Dutton, Plume, Berkley

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Assistant Marketing Manager, Backlist – Putnam, Dutton, Plume, Berkley

Communicating between publishers, editors, and authors for all backlist related marketing for franchise brands. * Serving as the key team member for programmatic backlist genre campaigns. * Working closely with publicists to shape and execute both digital and traditional marketing and publicity
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On Trust and Transparency: AG Sulzberger, Our New Publisher, Answers Readers' Questions

At the highest level, a publisher oversees a news organization's journalism and business operations. This means I am responsible for ensuring that our journalism is worth your time and money, and that we have a strong strategy for our long-term commercial success in a moment of pressure and change
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Rupert Murdoch: Facebook should pay publishers

“If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the model adopted by cable companies,” Murdoch, the owner and executive chairman of News Corp., said in a press release on Monday. “The publishers are obviously enhancing the value
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Pay news publishers, Murdoch urges Facebook

Rupert Murdoch called on Facebook to pay carriage fees to publishers similar to the model of the pay-television industry, in the latest criticism of the social network's impact on the news business. Relations between publishers and the world's largest social network have grown increasingly fraught as
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Here's what you chose as Abe's Gourmet Popcorn's newest flavor

Dave Schoenborn isn't surprised that people voted for Cheddar Overload in an informal poll to pick the next new flavor at Abe's Gourmet Popcorn. His other three cheddar flavors — Cheddar, White Cheddar and Jalapeno White Cheddar — are best sellers. “People really love our cheddar because we
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How The Rose Quilt Came About

When my sister Katie Pasquini-Masopust suggested that I write a mystery based in the quilting world, I was a little skeptical. Not because I couldn't do it, but because I was comfortably retired, ready to read the books I wanted, listen to the music I liked, and watch old movies that interested me. My idea of
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Rupert Murdoch wants Facebook, Google to pay 'trusted' publishers a fee for content

Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of News Corp., wants Facebook Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google to pay trusted publishers of news a fee to carry their journalism. “There has been much discussion about subscription models but I have yet to see a proposal that truly recognizes the investment in
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Facebook News Feed changes are a case of 'keep calm and carry on' says Trinity Mirror's digital …

Changes to Facebook's news feed are a case of “keep calm and carry on”, according to Trinity Mirror's group digital director, as news organisations agree that a diversity of traffic sources is key. In a move said to be “deeply significant” for publishers who rely on the social network for traffic, Facebook said
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The New Hugo House Looks Pretty Cool!

Offering free creative writing workshops at Seattle Public Library branches, investing in scholarships, and hosting larger events at Fred Wildlife … up the literary world to anyone who loves books, or who has the drive to write—not just those who can afford to attend an expensive MFA program,” she said.
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Gallatin residents receiving scam phone calls involving Publishers Clearing House

The Gallatin Police Chief is now reporting that area residents are receiving scam calls involving the Publishers Clearing House. He indicates he has received reports from two Gallatin residents that received calls wanting them to pay the taxes on a prize. When the caller was pressured for information,
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Rupert Murdoch Tells Facebook to Pay 'Trusted' Publishers

Rupert Murdoch is calling on Facebook to pay “trusted” publishers if it wants to carry their news stories and videos, much like a cable company pays networks for their channels. The media mogul, who controls The Wall Street Journal and Fox News, has been among the most vocal of the old media guard
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Murdoch calls for 'fee' for trusted news publishers on Facebook

(Reuters) – News Corp's (NWSA.O) Rupert Murdoch on Monday called on Facebook Inc (FB.O) to pay “trusted” news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies. FILE PHOTO: Balloons are seen in front of a logo at Facebook's headquarters in London, Britain, December 4,
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Facebook should pay 'trusted' news publishers carriage fee: Murdoch

(Reuters) – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch on Monday called on Facebook to pay “trusted” news publishers a carriage fee, similar to the model used by cable companies, amid efforts by the social media company to fight misinformation on its platform. FILE PHOTO: Balloons are seen in front of a logo at
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10 makeup products under $25 from Sephora that we love

But you don't always get what you pay for: Sometimes, you can find incredible beauty products at a reasonable price to make your face and wallet happy. That's definitely the case for these 10 products: They're cult favorites, best-sellers, and some of my personal must-haves in my own beauty arsenal.
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College Permissions Assistant

W.W. Norton & Company is seeking a College Permissions Assistant to support the department with clearing the necessary permission for copyrighted textual, illustrative, and audiovisual materials. Candidates must have strong communication and research skills, be very organized and detail oriented,
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Academic Centers for Excellence Writing Center

If you happen to be wandering past and see that a Writing Consultant is free, you are welcome to walk-in. Located on the second floor of the Lilly Library, the Writing Center is your writing destination. Regardless of your major or the course, if you have writing questions or needs, our Writing Consultants
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What's Coming Up? Online Advertising Trend Predictions for 2018 [Interactive Infographic]

Now that we're solidly into 2018 (except when writing checks, of course, in which case we'll all be writing “2017” well into November), what can we expect in online advertising trends this year? The team at Adzooma created an interactive infographic that shares the firm's predictions. To start with, 2017
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Publishing collection data and removing OAuth integration

Hey @nathan, We're running into a couple of roadblocks. Hopefully you can provide more info for the following questions (couldn't find anything in your documentation) 1) We can update a collection field value with the…
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Rupert Murdoch says Facebook needs to pay publishers the way cable companies do

“The publishers are obviously enhancing the value and integrity of Facebook through their news and content but are not being adequately rewarded for those services,” Murdoch wrote. “Carriage payments would have a minor impact on Facebook's profits but a major impact on the prospects for
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Rupert Murdoch calls for Facebook and Google to subsidize the news business

Rupert Murdoch, the executive chairman of publishing empire News Corporation, issued a statement today proposing a new licensing deal between media organizations and platform-owning tech companies. His goal: get entities like Facebook and Google to pay money to publishers, effectively in
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Author to share lessons from other worlds – Burke County Notebook

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“The event will be open to what guests want to know about him: his books, his family, his adventures, his inspirations and anything to do with reading and writing,” said Margaret Ruark, the young adult program coordinator at the library. “The objective of this event is not only to support Parker as a local
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'Baby, I Think Steve's Right Here': Trump Blamed Ivanka For News Leaks, Says 'Media Madness …

Scheduled to be released on Monday, January 29, the book has currently climbed the charts to enjoy an “Amazon Best Sellers Rank” of No. 1,977 “Paid in Kindle Store” and No. 362 in the books category for the hardcover version. Media Madness suggests that Trump was informed by Bannon that he
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Rupert Murdoch: Facebook has become 'inherently unreliable' and should pay publishers for …

In a surprise statement, News Corp executive chairman Rupert Murdoch called on Facebook to start paying publishers for content posted to the site. Murdoch says Facebook and Google's algorithms have become “inherently unreliable” for distributing news. His statement comes after Facebook made
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Poet Susan McCaslin shares work at the Fort Gallery

This free event is held at the gallery on the first Thursday of each month, and features a variety of visual artists, musicians, writers and poets from the local community. McCaslin is an established Canadian poet and Faculty Emeritus of English and Creative Writing at Douglas College. Her published work
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Murdoch: Time For Facebook, Google To Pay 'Carriage Fees' To News Publishers

Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch is calling on the major digital publishing gateways — specifically Facebook and Google — to begin providing “carriage fees” for republishing news content from publishers. Striking an analogy to the TV industry, where cable operators negotiate retransmission and
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Bookseller Gui Minhai snatched from Chinese train, prompting Swedish protest

… Gui Minhai was removed from a Chinese train by police while travelling with Swedish diplomats. Gui, a Swedish citizen, made international headlines in 2015 when he was abducted from Thailand by Chinese police and brought to mainland China, amid a swoop on five Hong Kong book publishers.
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Author Anne Valente to speak, sign books at MSSU

Originally from St. Louis, she currently teaches creative writing and literature at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. During her campus visit, she will read from “Our Hearts Will Burn Us Down.” A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow. Copies of her books will be available for
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Rupert Murdoch: Facebook Should Pay Publishers Just as Cable Operators Pay for TV

Rupert Murdoch weighed in on Facebook's attempts to improve the accuracy of the news its delivers across its global platform — and suggested that what would really work is for the internet giant to follow the model of the pay-TV industry. “If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should
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Seizure of Publisher Gui Minhai an Outrageous Violation of Human Rights and the Rule of Law in …

Chinese authorities' seizure of Swedish-Chinese publisher Gui Minhai while being escorted to a medical appointment by Swedish diplomats is an outrageous violation of the rule of law, human rights, and free expression, PEN America said today. Gui was traveling to Beijing by train for a medical exam
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Why can 'Catholic' bloggers disrespect the pope?

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Why can 'Catholic' bloggers disrespect the pope?

In fact, it still is hard to be published by reputable outlets. Therein lies the rub. Reputable outlets are being pushed off both stage and screen by self-publishing (and often self-aggrandizing) individuals with more time than training. Today, upwards of 30 million bloggers spew unedited musings without
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Why Grace O'Connell keeps returning to Robertson Davies' The Deptford Trilogy

Grace O'Connell was the 2014 winner of the Canadian Author Association's Emerging Writer Award and teaches creative writing at the University of Toronto. Her novel Be Ready for the Lightning explores troubled family dynamics and finding bravery during crisis situations. Here's why O'Connell reads
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UCR professor maps over 700 books based on geographical location

UCR Creative Writing professor Susan Straight collaborated with Esri, an international supplier of geographic information system software, to map the settings of 737 books according to American geographical location. The map, which was published on July 3, 2017, indicates the locations of novels that
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Creative Writing Tips

kids articles. If you like the idea of writing stories but get stuck when you are faced with a blank page, try writing exercises to jump-start your writing practice. Just like practicing.
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Landeg White obituary

… and historical scholarship with creative writing. The first of a dozen well-received collections of poems was For Captain Stedman (1983), while the last was Traveller's Palm (2017). His historical novels included Livingstone's Funeral (2010), and Ultimatum (about the Anglo-Portuguese crisis of 1890),
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Bands to Watch: Sarob

Beginning in seventh grade, however, he picked up creative writing, even enrolling in a magnet art school to further immerse himself in the craft. Around this time, the musician also experimented with his first rhymes, freestyle rapping atop Fergie tracks in an effort to impress his friends. It wasn't until
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Molly Neuman Leaves Kickstarter For Role As Head of Business Development at Songtrust

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Molly Neuman Leaves Kickstarter For Role As Head of Business Development at Songtrust

Neuman's passion in her work on behalf of artists is what led her to Kickstarter two years ago, and what is now bringing her to Songtrust, the global royalty collection service and publishing administrator that is part of Downtown Music Publishing and co-founded by Justin Kalifowitz and Joe Conyers III.
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As Downsizing starring Matt Damon and Kristen Wiig hits cinemas this week it turns out a Falmouth …

Little wonder, then, that when a new book called The Biggerers landed on my desk on Monday did I think immediately of that new film, if only because of the not-dissimilar title and the front cover image. The Biggerers is written by Amy Lilwall, who is a lecturer in creative writing at Falmouth University, and
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Fisher becomes vice chair of YUPL's board

Academic and policy expert Richard Fisher has been named the vice chair of the board of trustees at Yale University Press London. Meanwhile, historian and curator Tim Knox has been appointed to the board. Fisher was formerly managing director of academic publishing at Cambridge University Press
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Publishers anticipate price hikes after Facebook's purge

This will effectively reduce the amount of paid content users see from publishers and brands. Some agencies think this may increase how much advertisers will need to spend on paid ads to keep the same number of views. Just since last quarter, ad rates increased by thirty five percent. Facebook's VP of
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Two Countries: Readings And Conversations About The Immigrant Experience Jan. 27

In addition to writing poetry, she works as a software engineer for an environmental consulting company. She studied under Denise Levertov at Stanford and received her MFA from New York University's Creative Writing program where she was a New York Times Company Foundation Creative Writing
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Sparks Literary Festival Fast Approaching

For anyone interested in writing, or as writer and Creative Writing Instructor Lisa Moore puts it, “who just loves listening to people read,” the Sparks Literary Festival will be a highlight of the semester. On Sunday, January 28 this one-day festival will welcome established and emerging writers from Ireland
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Mike Portnoy: I Have Full Creative Control in Sons of Apollo, Just Like I Did in Dream Theater

I don't know if I would have that if I was writing pop songs, but if you're writing progressive music you want to be able to try different thing. “And my instinct is to always look out for the song first and foremost. I don't look at songs as a drummer. I don't any drum parts. I'm not thinking about showing off and
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Teacher, poet joins the leadership of Spalding University's Master of Fine Arts in Writing program

Since Fall 2010, she has served as associate professor of English at Spalding, where she directed and taught first-year writing as well as other creative writing and literature courses. From 2013 to '15, she served as Faculty Senate representative for the School of Liberal Studies. Edwards has written four
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Life on Life's Terms: A Guide For People of the Moment

One of the most oft-cited prescriptions for finding peace in today's chaotic world is to “live in the moment.” All of these experts are well-intentioned and most informed, but it's not nearly so easy as these prescribers present. This is the first book to provide specific and practical guidance on the task and is
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Mr. Beams, the innovative product from Mayfield Village that's changing the lighting industry (video)

Wireless Enviorment is the creator of Mr. Beams, a line of off-grid, battery powered, motion sensor lights that quickly became best-sellers on Amazon upon their debut. Company president David Levine initially teamed with his friend and tech whiz Michael Recker to create a solution for an automatic
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BIGBEN INTERACTIVE : Sales up by 11.5% in 3rd quarter: 80.1 M€

Publishing: Sales for Publishing amounted to 6.6 M€ down by 8.5% in the 3rd quarter while Publishing sales have been up by 5.1 % over the first 9 … The Publishing segment will see the launch of TT Isle of Manwhile it willshift to the 1st quarter of 2018/19 the release of both Tennis World Tour® and
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Japan's crazy new gigantic pants-style two-person sleeping bags keep you close to your loved one

And yes, you can get up and walk around while still inside the Super-big Wrapped in Warmth and Happy Fuzzy-lined Sleeping Bag. Usually, Japanese lifestyle brand Felissimo catches our eyes with its cat-themed offerings. In the past, friendly felines have served as design motifs for Felissimo's fortune
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4 ways to keep readers riveted

“It takes a little more work and some creativity,” Stone says, “but your readers will groan less when they read your communique.” Aaron French, an internal communications manager at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, says creative writing isn't always embraced at conservative
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BCC to welcome Albright to discuss the B-1 Naval Band

Albright worked in bookstores in Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and Gastonia before joining the faculty at East Carolina University, where he has taught English and creative writing since 1981. Albright was the founding editor of the North Carolina Literary Review. He has written and co-produced two
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Free Fun & Friendly Creative Writing Sessions

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Free Fun & Friendly Creative Writing Sessions

Free, relaxed and fun creative writing sessions, every Thursday at Tynecastle Community Wing on MacL.
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Myth and Creative Writing: The Self-Renewing Song

Synopsis: Myth and Creative Writing is a unique and practical guide to the arts of creative writing. It:Gives a historical perspective on the storyteller's art Takes a wide view of myth, to include: legends, folklore, biblical myth, classical myth, belief myths, balladry and song. Considers all aspects of the
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