The Awl and The Hairpin to shut down as digital media's struggles continue

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The Awl and The Hairpin to shut down as digital media's struggles continue

There have been layoffs across a slew of digital properties in recent months, and the Awl Network, unlike bigger names in publishing, had no capital investment and served a narrow, if sophisticated, audience at a time when advertisers are increasingly looking for scale. But The Awl was also unusual in
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GTR Enters 26th Year

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GTR Enters 26th Year

Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers is celebrating its 25th birthday with the publication of this January 2018 issue. Thank you to readers, advertisers and all who have been employed by GTR over the years for making this longevity possible. Also, kudos to my co-publisher Sharon Cameron, who has
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How To Write Good Creative Writing Essays – 205722

write my essay – Pay amp; Get High Quality Paper Writing Best write my essay service that guarantees timely delivery. Order online academic paper help for students. Professionally researched amp; quality custom written Free Creative Writing Essays and Papers – 123HelpMeFree essay on can money
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Former Publishing Company Expands In New Markets

Publishing house Sovereign Education Media, which is based in Chicago, IL, and formerly known as Sovereign Language Press, has expanded into new markets. Initially, the company only published language and communication books. The company is a small press publishing house committed to
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'Fire and Fury' book sales reach 1.7M, publisher says

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – The publisher of “Fire and Fury” has finally caught up to all the demand for the book. Henry Holt, a division of Macmillan, announced Wednesday that it has sold “1.7 million copies across all formats including hardcover, digital and audio books.” That's a phenomenal number
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PUBLISHER'S NOTE: Celebrating Local Urban Warriors for 16 Years Now

We're thrilled to thank Inga Sjostrom and Rebecca Hester (again) for overseeing a lot of the party prep, along with Associate Publisher Kimberly Griffin, and restaurant outreach handled by account managers Meghan Graham and Stephen Wright. #(While I'm calling names, a quick plug for Cassandra
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Senior Citizen Journalism: How Providers Help Residents Get the Scoop

Instead, they're giving residents the tools to inform and entertain one another in the communities where they live through reporting, creative writing and … The paper has a staff of resident writers and functions like any local newspaper would, with pitch meetings, deadlines, fact-checking and rounds of
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Tragic school girl Ursula was last seen alive yards from novelist mum's work

She is also a full-time author and lectures in creative writing for the Open University. Nicky posted a picture of Ursula on her first day at high school on September 5 last year. Ursula is seen smiling brightly in her new school uniform and holding a new pale pink bag. Nicky and her partner, David Keogh,
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IDW Publishing: Solicitations April 2018

Hot on the heels of Marvel's solicitations for April, IDW Publishing bring us their own roster for April, which includes a comic, an annual and a graphic novel. Star Wars Adventures #9—Cover A: Chad Thomas. John Barber, Nickolas Brokenshire (w) • Chad Thomas, Nickolas Brokenshire (a) • Chad
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Power BI Publishing

Hi, I have a simple card visual that contains a filter. Inside Power BI Desktop I can see the correct value. However, once I pulish the report the.
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Ripley's Believe It Or Not! 'Carnival Of Curi-Oddities' Tour Comes Together to Celebrate 100 Years …

In addition to its 30 Believe It or Not! Odditoriums, the Orlando, Florida-based company has publishing, licensing and broadcast divisions that oversee projects including the syndicated Believe It or Not! television show, best-selling books and the popular syndicated cartoon strip, Ripley's Believe It or Not!,
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Personal stuff

I told him that I was telling the story of the Rooster Wars, (which you've already read). “You mean your paper lets you write about personal stuff?” Of course, he's not at an age where he reads newspapers. Even if he were, there isn't one that comes to his house. Newspapers, to him, are a bygone relic that
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The True Story of Katharine Graham and The Post

In June of 1971, the New York Times began to publish classified defense department documents. Known as the Pentagon Papers, they were a secret history of America's involvement in the Vietnam War. The Times ran these stories for two days until the Nixon administration stepped in to block the paper.
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'Black Lightning': Who Dies in "Lawanda: The Book of Hope"?

Tonight's episode of Black Lightning saw Jefferson Pierce struggling with the decision to return to the streets as the titular hero or not. Unfortunately, it's the death of someone he thought he had saved as principal of Garfield High School that cements Black Lightning's return. Spoilers for tonight's episode
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April IDW Publishing Star Trek Comics

The comics include: Star Trek: New Visions: The Enemy of My Enemy, Star Trek: Discovery – The Light of Kahless, and Star Trek: Discovery: Succession #1. In Star Trek: New Visions: The Enemy of My Enemy, “the enemy of my enemy is not my friend. But Kirk and Kor find themselves forced to work
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The poster art used to promote early Irish tourism

The move toward colour photographs and television advertising dominated the industry in which the commissioning of artists declined. This move sounded the end of the high quality pictorial poster used to promote Ireland in the early days of our tourism sector. The National Museum of Ireland – Country
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Bernie & Phyl's furniture replacing Chuck E. Cheese in Newington

Because it will be smaller, he said, the store will likely stock the company's “best sellers” listed as including Ashley, Klaussner, Serta, England, Southern Motion and Daniel's Amish. While he's a Massachusetts native, Rubin said he has a home on Lake Winnipesaukee, frequents New Hampshire and the
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Music Modernization Act Introduced in the Senate

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Music Modernization Act Introduced in the Senate

The long-overdue Music Modernization Act was introduced to the Senate today. Sponsored by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), the bill is supported by a variety of music trade groups including BMI, ASCAP, the National Music Publishers'
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Reading series announces spring lineup of authors

She also is the author of “Trespasses: A Memoir.” Her writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Tin House, Creative Nonfiction and many other publications. She teaches creative nonfiction at Rice University and Sierra Nevada College. Johnson's presentation was rescheduled from the fall after it
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Cappelluti says goodbye Linwood, hello Brigantine

We always handled matters in a professional way, and I am very thankful for this,” she said. At her interim position in Brigantine, Cappelluti will be paid $569.43 per diem. She is also an adjunct at Stockton, where she has been teaching a writing course called Schools of the Future for undergrads.
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Rupert Murdoch Wants Facebook to Pay 'Trusted Publishers'

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch weighed in on how Facebook can improve the accuracy of its news feed. Specifically, he is suggesting that they follow the model of the pay-TV industry. “If Facebook wants to recognize 'trusted' publishers then it should pay those publishers a carriage fee similar to the
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UCA THEATRE STUDENTS EARN STAGE COMBAT CERTIFICATION

… contact Melissa Pearson, UCA Theatre business manager, at 501-450-5092 or melissap@uca.edu. The UCA College of Fine Arts and Communication includes the Departments of Art; Film, Theatre and Creative Writing and Music, as well as the School of Communication. The college's primary mission
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Class One pupils yet to get course books

Grades One and Two primary school pupils are set to enter the third week of the term without course books for the new curriculum after a printing … the publishers that the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development (KIDC) had accredited to produce Grade One and Two books are yet to complete the task.
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'Fire and Fury' book sales reach 1.7 million copies, publisher says

Henry Holt said in a press release that “there are now 1.5 million hardcover books in print after 22 printings.” The book, by controversial media columnist Michael Wolff, is based on unique access to the White House and explosive interviews with top aides like Steve Bannon. The publisher expected the
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STMP now indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded

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STMP now indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded

Dr Ian Forbes, Publisher of STMP, said: “We are delighted the journal is now included in SCIE. We would like to thank all authors, reviewers and readers of the journal for the support they have shown STMP in the first phase of its existence, and we look forward to it going on to bigger and better things.”.
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Facebook survey to determine news trustworthiness has two questions

But seeing the simple survey in its entirety might come as a bit of a shock to publishers that have grown dependent on the online traffic Facebook sends their way. After all, the survey could help determine whether Facebook's many users will see their news content. Adam Mosseri, head of News Feed at
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George Pitcher, scholar of contemporary philosophy beloved for his 'sheer humanity,' dies at 92

“Stray people, stray dogs, stray ideas: they were all made welcome by George,” said Paul Muldoon, the Howard G.B. Clark '21 University Professor in the Humanities, professor of creative writing in the Lewis Center for the Arts and director of the Princeton Atelier. “George was reminiscent of his great
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Facebook's news trust survey comprises just two questions

A survey used by Facebook to determine how much prominence to give to different news publishers consists of just two brief questions. The first asks whether a user recognises the websites displayed. The second asks whether the user trusts them on a five-point scale ranging from “not at all” to “entirely”
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Danny Raskin: Italian Treasure In Milford

Best-sellers at Coratti's include the traditional delights and originals that seem to bring out varied tastes that meet with much approval …. Like its highly popular filet with John's own zip sauce and Vitello Saltimboca, veal scaloppini with prosciutto and roma tomatoes, served on a bed of sautéed spinach
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Facebook defends its simple, 2-question survey on the trustworthiness of news publishers

The head of Facebook's News Feed defended the company's two-question survey aimed at cutting down on the spread of fake news in a rolling series of tweets this week after critics argued that the survey could be manipulated and would fail to accurately gauge the quality of news outlets. According to
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Master the Art of Retail: See These Dos and Don'ts for Selling More

3. Do educate employees about your products. The more they know about your inventory and how items complement or relate to each other, the better they'll be at making smart suggestions. 4. Don't be afraid to use a little peer pressure. “If you're looking for a white shirt, this one is one of our best sellers.
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New 'the Flash' Clip Shows Bill Goldberg as Big Sir

The CW has released a new video for “The Elongated Knight Rises,” the eleventh episode of The Flash's fourth season. While tonight's episode will see Team Flash dealing with the fallout of Barry Allen/The Flash (Grant Gustin) being convicted of first-degree murder in the death of Clifford DeVoe/The
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Shafak and Levy among Goldsmiths Prize judges

Leading Turkish novelist Elif Shafak and novelist and poet Deborah Levy are among those judging the 2018 Goldsmiths Prize. Veteran literary critic Nicholas Lezard, and writer, research professor of Creative Writing at Goldsmiths, and chair of judges, Adam Mars-Jones will complete the judging panel.
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Laptops And Phones In The Classroom: Yea, Nay Or A Third Way?

Research at the college level backs that up; a small, 2017 study at the University of Michigan found students in an introductory psychology course spent up to a third of class time surfing …. He has small writing classes, with about 20 students, and he almost never asks them to simply sit and take notes.
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Author Earnings: “The Pool Is Open”

While there were very few earth-shaking surprises in the data this time around, it's more like enough proof that a few long-held beliefs about publishing can finally be put to bed. 1. There's no “good” or “bad” time to publish your book if you're an ebook author. If you're selling print editions AND you're
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Budget 2018: Our knowledge economy, Mr FM

Keep book printing, binding and other input costs such as royalty for educational authors outside the ambit of GST: While books continue to remain exempt under GST, inputs such as printing, binding and royalties attract the tax. Since publishers do not get input tax credit, this creates a cost burden on
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11-Year-Old Schoolgirl Whose Body was Found in a River Is Daughter of Novelist

Ursula's mother is Nicky Harlow, author of the novel “Amelia and the Virgin”, which was published in 2011. She also lectures in creative writing for the Open University and has been an extra for the TV series “A Touch of Frost”. In September 2017 she posted a picture of Ursula to Facebook on the young
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Camosun alumna uses nature, Emily Carr for art inspiration

“They'll be walking by with their dog or something and I'll be painting, and they'll want it,” says Oliver, who got an associate degree in Creative Writing in 2013 and one in Psychology in 2014. “I've actually had a few commissions that way—they like what I'm doing, and later on I'll do them a painting that's
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Sync Story: Inside The Goldman Brothers' Volvo placement

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Sync Story: Inside The Goldman Brothers' Volvo placement

What better way to recover from a break-up than a fast drive through arid desert landscape? Doing just that is Yuval Scharf, the sun-baked star of Volvo's new branded film for its V40 car. The clip, directed by Tal Zagreba and animated by Robert Moreno, doubles as a music video for Call My Name by
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Thomsen hits 1000 mark

Ean Thomsen made his 1,000th varsity career point in Nicollet High School Basketball on jan. 16, during a game between the Nicollet Raiders and the Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial Knights. Nicollet High School senior Ean Thomsen, son of Tom and Angie Thomsen, scored his 1,000th varsity career
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As 2018 Gets Under Way, Digital Ad Execs Are Worried About These Five Issues

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As 2018 Gets Under Way, Digital Ad Execs Are Worried About These Five Issues

The end of the fourth quarter and the start of Q1 are full of planning conversations with brands, agencies and publisher partners. While a lot has stayed the same – sadly, there is still an ongoing obsession over click-through rates – there are some interesting moves ahead for 2018. As I took a step back
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Business Solutions Architect for Trade Publishing

The Business Solutions Architect will play an essential role in the major technology transformation being undertaken by Scholastic. This person will provide enterprise-wide architecture and engineering leadership for the technology services delivered to the Trade Publishing business at Scholastic.
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Bodleian Library Publishing

Bodleian Library Publishing has a diverse list of children's, gift, general interest and scholarly books on a wide range of subjects drawn from or related to the Library's rich collections of manuscripts, rare books, maps, postcards and other printed ephemera. The list focuses on literature, history, the arts,
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Snakes Alive! New Books Highlight Serpent-Handling Preachers

Thomas Wells, acquisitions editor at University of Tennessee Press, said Duin's book is the fourth snake-handling title for the house. The book, he said, fits the publisher's mandate to publish books about religious history and about the American South where snake handling churches date to the early
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Religion Book Deals: January 24, 2018

President Jimmy Carter will publish a new work on faith with Simon & Schuster, called Faith: A Journey for All. Alice Mayhew, v-p and editorial director of the Simon & Schuster imprint, acquired U.S., Canada, and open market publishing rights from Lynn Nesbit at Janklow & Nesbit Associates. The book
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ABA Urges State Department to Investigate Abduction of Chinese Bookseller

On Monday, January 22, the American Booksellers Association sent a letter to the State Department urging it to investigate the abduction and disappearance of Gui Minhai, a Chinese-born Swedish national and bookseller associated with Mighty Current publishing house. “The continued harassment
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There is a hero in us all

What is the definition of a hero? Do you know any? Are you a hero? Do we need more of them? Singer, songwriter and author Ellis Paul believes we do need more heroes and that there is one inside each of us. The first line of Paul's song “The Hero In You” says: “Everybody's got a story, of all their
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From the tracks to the werecats, author Mark Engels delves into multi-genre fantasy

MARK ENGELS: Many of my college friends complained about writing and composition, but I came to rather enjoy it. I excelled at technical writing early in my career, also about the time I began creative writing. Those first pieces were “fan fiction” for various anime and manga I'd come to know and love.
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Google Gives Publishers Option To Relinquish Control Of Ad Creation

The company is giving publishers an option to not only relinquish control of AdSense native in-feed ads, but to send and receive payments electronically. Publishers that want to run Google AdSense native in-feed ads on their sites can opt in to have Google's machine-learning platform take control of the
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Publishing opportunity

Scott E. Hendrix of Carroll University (USA) will be editing a volume of the “cultural history of the universe” with a focus on the middle ages. The chapters I need authors for are below: 1. Theories of the Universe. 2. Models of the Universe. 3. The Universe and Human Destiny. 4. The Built Environment. 5.
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Ursula K. Le Guin Proved That Sci-Fi Is For Everyone

Over the course of a 77-year writing career (she pitched her first story when she was 11), Ursula K. Le Guin became one of the most influential American science fiction and fantasy writers. Unfortunately for the world, that long career ended on Tuesday, when Le Guin died in her Portland, Ore., home at
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Which judge is the best writer?

When my writer's block is especially bad, I have found that doing something creative (sewing, knitting, refinishing furniture) helps. It seems that I have a limit of how much verbal activity my brain can handle before it shuts down until I've spent time doing nonverbal activities. I don't know if there's any
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Irdeto acquires Denuvo in bid to provide better protection to game publishers

The partnership between Irdeto and Denuvo brings together decades of security expertise that the companies say will help prevent revenue loss for game publishers and disrupt undesirable cheating in the gaming environment. Denuvo will continue to operate as usual with all staff retained and the
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IPA protest HK bookseller's second kidnapping

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IPA protest HK bookseller's second kidnapping

International publishers have condemned Gui Minhai's second alleged kidnapping and detainment, branding it a “sorry story of intimidation of Hong Kong publishers” and calling for his immediate release. Speaking for the international publishing community as the world's largest federation of publishers
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Publishers Offer Parents Guidance In Challenging Times

Parents are struggling to raise children in world immersed in rapid change, social media pressures, divisive politics, and host of other issues. Recognizing a burgeoning need for guidance and encouragement, religion publishers have released an array of new books that address topics ranging from
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The best gear at the OR Show 2018

Rejoice, skiers, because the OR Show 2018 is here. For the next few days, we're going to bombard you with coverage of next year's hottest ski and outdoor gear. And this year's trade show is one you'll want to pay very close attention to. As you may recall, an announcement came in May 2017 that the
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Expand Your Business Offshore with These Simple Tips

Considering the cultural barriers between different nations, it's safe to say that some products and services that have proven to be best-sellers in one market might be completely inappropriate or even unnecessary in a different market. For example, selling kitchen utensils to a culture that predominantly
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Tufts University to host former Vice President Al Gore

He is the author of the best-sellers “Earth in the Balance,” “An Inconvenient Truth,” “The Assault on Reason,” “Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis,” “The Future: Six Drivers of Global Change,” and most recently, The New York Times best-seller “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power.”.
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'Fire and Fury' could become one of the fastest selling nonfiction books in recent years

1 on every major best-seller chart (publisher Henry Holt says 1.4 million copies have been bought or ordered since early January) — it's not an especially pleasing book to look at. Fat red letters, a portrait of a president in mid-snarl, stale backdrop. True, that's keeping with intentionally utilitarian designs
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Recycled Records' longtime owners considering selling

There's everything from Linda Ronstadt's “Living in the USA” to vintage Robin Williams comedy albums and an album called “Presidency,” which has speeches by former presidents of the United States. Mark said classic rock groups are still their best sellers and are sought out by people of all ages.
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CSU McCullers Center Hosts Writing Workshops for High Schoolers

Scheduled for April 20-21 at CSU's Bo Bartlett Center, the Carson McCullers Literary Festival is designed primarily as a celebration of creative writing for Georgia high school students. The event will feature public readings, master classes and student workshops conducted by nationally known writers
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Our Final Kaggle Dataset Publishing Awards Winners' Interviews

As we move into 2018, the monthly Datasets Publishing Awards has concluded. We're pleased to have recognized many publishers of high-quality, original, and impactful datasets. It was only a little over a year ago that we opened up our public Datasets platform to data enthusiasts all over the world to
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Bestselling Author Harlan Coben Packs First Livingston Community Book Club

1 Best Sellers in more than a dozen countries. He has previously won the prestigious Edgar, Shamus and Anthony awards, and is the first author to have won all three. Coben is also the creator and executive producer of the the popular British drama series “The Five” as well as the upcoming Netflix
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Publishers Tap AppNexus' Prebid Video To Pump Up Programmatic Yield

Social-heavy publisher Diply has been using AppNexus' video header bidding solution Prebid Video since the end of last year to allow programmatic auctions to compete alongside its ad server – Google's DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP). Customizing its header bidding wrapper helps Diply facilitate
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Ammons (Re)Collected

Archie Ammons (1926-2001) emerged as a star of Cornell's faculty in a long tenure in its English department, from 1964-1998. He wasn't a supernova like his contemporary, Carl Sagan, an astronomer who appeared on TV and wrote best-sellers explaining the universe. Ammons was a poet who
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What can publishers do about Facebook's news feed changes?

How can publishers best respond to changes in Facebook's newsfeed? On behalf of IMNA Grzegorz Piechota shares insights.
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Black publishers in Las Vegas for winter conference

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Black publishers in Las Vegas for winter conference

Scores of Black publishers from around the country are in Las Vegas this week to attend the National Newspaper Publishers Association annual winter conference. From January 24 to 27, the publishers will gather at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort to attend meetings that will update members on
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Lee Professor Publishes Book On Fake News And Christianity

Lee University's Dr. Michael Smith recently self-published his newest book, “Fake News, Truth-Telling and Charles M. Sheldon's Model of Accuracy: How a Clergyman Insisted on Accuracy as Job One,” on Amazon. “Audiences sometimes think in terms of 'my media' and 'the media,'” Dr. Smith said,
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Facebook defends two-question fake news survey

The social network, which has announced a radical shake-up of its news feed that will relegate news publishers, is polling users on which media outlets they see as trustworthy. The entire survey carries just two questions. The first – “Do you recognise the following websites” – asks whether or not the user
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Web devs to Google: Please stop trying to annex the internet

In an open letter to the company () they accuse the company of trying to use Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) to pull-in ever-more traffic to the Google domain, and away from the publishers that created it. More than 600 disgruntled web devs and publishers have signed the strongly-worded letter, which
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Snapchat is finally opening itself up to the web

Moses notes that the timing of Su's outreach is interesting given Facebook's recent shot across the bow of publishers. That, combined with the potential to drive more eyeballs through its web functionality, might be enough to convince publishers to refocus attention on Snapchat. But even if it succeeds in
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This Week In Sales: Debuts For Mario + Rabbids, Gintama Rumble, And Street Fighter V: Arcade …

The #1 best selling title of the week goes to Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, which debuted with 66,692 units sold on the Nintendo Switch. Raving Rabbids aren't nearly as popular in Japan as they were in the West at the time of its release, but it should be interesting to see how it hangs in there along
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Hearst Data VP: The Value Of Publisher Data Is Skyrocketing

As the value of publisher data surges, Adam Harris, VP of data products at Hearst Magazines Digital Media, is tasked with maximizing its opportunities. When Harris joined in May, he looked at how Hearst data can be used to create experiences that drive sales, which performance-focused advertisers
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Shabdha Sambandha: A Contest For Writers To Connect With Their Roots Through Words

How would it be if you could combine your penchant for writing with an exploration of your roots? Here's an opportunity that allows you to do just that. Swarajya, in association with Heritage Parampara and Indic Academy, will be conducting a creative writing contest, called “Shabdha Sambandha” or
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New history articles added to newspaper

The Coffee County Historical Society has also published a six-volume series on Civil War Soldiers of Coffee County, Tennessee, which contains photos and individual histories of those who served on both sides of the war, as well as interesting descriptions of the various aspects of the conflict. These are
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Senate forges ahead on sweeping Music Modernization Act

It's the music industry's version of bipartisan support: Songwriters and music publishers struck a deal with digital music companies to support the Music Modernization Act. The legislation aims to improve digital royalty payouts to songwriters and publishers, while also greatly reducing the legal liability
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Is Patreon a viable alternative to funding the indie dev dream?

Following the indie dev dream can be rough. There likely isn't a developer out there who would tell you different. The long hours, the lack of financial security, the sheer pressure of bringing a creative vision to life, it takes its toll. Whether it's angel investors, publishers, or crowdfunding, budding indie
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Chicopee Police warning residents about increase in scams at tax time

“If you win the PCH (Publishers Clearing House) Sweepstakes and people are at your door with balloons, cameras, and making a huge deal out of it, well, then that is probably real and congratulations…If you get this letter, it's a scam, you did not win, and the paper is useless. Throw it away,” Wilk said.
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SONIC & DEATHSTROKE Lead Diamond's February PREVIEWS Catalog

On The Flip Side — Nigerian comics creator Roye Okupe is the creator of an entire universe under his publishing company YouNeek Studios. Okupe's superhero universe derives its background and culture directly from his own African roots, providing a unique setting for his readers that cannot be found
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Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' sales exceed 1.7 million in third week

Fire and Fury has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-books and audio, publisher Henry Holt & Co. told The Associated Press on Wednesday. It's spending its third consecutive week at No. 1 on USA TODAY's best-selling book list and remains No. 1 on Amazon.com
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Two to help at Two Square Books Publishing

Robin and Natalie Rush are catalysts for transformation — transforming people with stories into published authors and transforming bits and pieces of information into books. The mother/daughter team of Two Square Books Publishing does editing, layout, scanning of images and cover design, among
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Author Jhumpa Lahiri learns to juggle English, Italian and Trump

Though she still maintains a residence in Italy, she's back on American soil these days, teaching creative writing at Princeton while readjusting and reevaluating her relationships to both languages. “I have much more of a day-to-day life in English again. I teach and so forth,” she said. “I have become a
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Inpress to hold 'Festival of Publishing'

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Inpress to hold 'Festival of Publishing'

Sales and marketing agency Inpress is to hold a “festival of publishing” this Friday (26th January) under the theme of “I Did it My Way: A Celebration of the Creative Spirit”. Now in its sixth year, the event will be held at Friends House, Euston Road in London. It will feature industry figures including Valerie
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Elsevier announces adoption of its Care Planning solution at Fundación Valle de Lilli – 24 Jan 2018

With the inclusion of MIT Sloan Management Review in Aggregagent, ACCUCOMS can offer content of 19 publishers to libraries and consortia via Aggregagent. The collections now include 435 titles, publishing over 22,000 articles annually. With the rapidly increasing amount of content, Aggregagent
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'Jesse Sings' in Sabina: Fictional book set in Sabina, includes the nonfictional Eugene

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'Jesse Sings' in Sabina: Fictional book set in Sabina, includes the nonfictional Eugene

“Jesse Sings” was acknowledged as a finalist in the William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing competition in 2015. His short stories have received Honorable Mention in a recent Glimmer Train competition and one made the short list for the most recent Faulkner competition. Hess has been
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Oakland events: FanFest, White Elephant Sale preview, free concert

An all-day indie writing workshop Saturday will cover the nuts and bolts of independent publishing and self-publishing. The workshop is presented by the Mystery Writers of America NorCal. Topics will include publishing options, editing and copy editing, promotion and social media tools, and retail
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Van Patten named Regional Manager

The Keota Eagle, News Review and New Sharon Sun are pleased to announce that Amie Van Patten, Regional Editor for The Keota Eagle, has been promoted to the position of Regional Manager with Mid-America Publishing, the owner of all three publications. “I am excited to move forward in my
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Creative Writer Available – writing / editing / translation

Are you ready to write your book? We bring words to your vision and compose the story for you. Whether you're looking for a professional writer capable of capturing the essence at the heart of your…
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Barnes & Noble Announces Barnes & Noble Press™, an Enhanced Self-Publishing Suite to Reach …

Barnes & Noble Press Is a New, More User-friendly Redesign of the Popular NOOK Press®. Barnes & Noble Press Lets Anyone Publish eBooks and Print Books for Purchase on BN.com and NOOK. New York, NY – January 24, 2018 – Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest retail
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23.06% to Target, Citigroup Reaffirms Buy Rating for Popular (BPOP) Stock; Bloomsbury …

Among 3 analysts covering Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (LON:BMY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. Bloomsbury Publishing PLC had 30 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Investec maintained Bloomsbury Publishing plc (LON:BMY) on
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1700 publishing houses apply to take part in Riyadh book fair

RIYADH — More than 1,700 publishing houses from all over the world have applied to participate in the Riyadh international book fair set to begin on March 14 under the patronage of Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman, according to the fair's director general Mohammed Al-Otaibi.
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Sales of Michael Wolff's 'Fire and Fury' exceed 1.7 million, publisher says

Michael Wolff's “Fire and Fury” is well on its way to becoming one of the fastest selling nonfiction books in recent years. “Fire and Fury” has sold more than 1.7 million copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-books and audio, publisher Henry Holt & Co. told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
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Asia-Pacific Digital Printing Material Market: Key vendors, Quality, Reliability And Innovations In …

Further the research study is segmented by Application such as Printing House, Publishing Company, Architecture with historical and projected market share and compounded annual growth rate. Geographically, this Asia-Pacific Digital Printing Material market research report is segmented into several
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Cover band musician David Higgins decides to make it personal

“I think creative writing was so distant and I could just put it away and not care. Songwriting always felt personal, and I never wanted to share something that personal.” When he came to Charleston, Higgins continued trying to play cover gigs and slowly formed a band to back up his vocals and keys.
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Garrison Keillor acted inappropriately with many women according to MPR report

… Keillor is accused of engaging in multiple instances of sexual harassment through the years, the report claims, including penning an off-color limerick aimed at an employee, humiliating an employee he later replaced with a younger woman, and emailing a 21-year-old woman taking a writing course
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Teaching Initiative Awards announced

She has been involved in teacher education for more than eight years and teaches in face-to-face, hybrid, and online settings, and delves deeply into culturally relevant pedagogies, reading and writing workshops, and interdisciplinary methods in her literacy courses. She also serves as the Mortar Board
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Amazon raises seller fees in apparel and accessories

In addition to fee increases in fulfillment and sales, brands and sellers often suffer from Amazon's tendency to capitalize on their success. For example, Amazon Essentials accounted for 4% of its daily best sellers, up from zero a year ago. Its top-performing item was the “Men's Cotton Pique Polo Shirt,”
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WI13: 'Sex and the City' Glam Comes to Winter Institute

Other sessions covered best practices for booksellers, from how to work with self-published authors to how to inspire literary citizenship. Business guru Daniel Pink also returned to Winter Institute for a fourth time to talk about the insights from his newly released book, When: The Scientific Secrets of
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Mark Wade, jazz bassist: Something Else! Interview

MARK WADE: The concept of writing to a 'picture' was something that just happened naturally. After the first few tunes were written and I saw how interesting that process was for me, it was something I pursued through the course of writing music for the album. I started to write the music for this album
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Margot Robbie breaks one of Streep's records

Interestingly both are playing figures from recent history, with Streep playing legendary Washington Post publisher Katherine Graham in Steven Spielberg's historical drama about the publishing of the Pentagon papers in 1971. “I'm honoured beyond measure by this nom [sic] for a film I love, a film that
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Master's in publishing to be offered next semester

The cornerstone for the master's program comes from the required English courses that deal with different aspects of the publishing world. Some of the English courses that will be offered are the History of Journal and Book Publishing, Digital Publishing, and Publication Management and Promotion.
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On how unconventional publishing can work

We're loud on social media, use crowdfunding regularly and build communities around our books and authors. In January 2017 we had an idea; by December we were somehow award-winning, from business start-up awards, to the Saltire Society Emerging Publisher of the Year. We were even the first
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When the Whales Came

This piece of fiction was written with inspiration from Gabriel Garcia Marquez's short story, “A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings” and “Mermaid Fever” by Steven Millhauser. In each class meeting of the Intersession course, Writing Fantastical Fiction, taught by Johns Hopkins creative writing instructor
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