More Media Layoffs! (or, what happens when “the news” becomes “opinions”); Net Neutrality shake-up; Stevie Nicks sell rights for $100M!; Dispute over translation rights to new Nobel Laureate; BookExpo – will it survive or not?
Amazon censors another book…and then changes its mind; Big 5 publishers become 4 as Penguin buys Simon & Schuster; More censorship by Amazon; Can AI distinguish between conspiracy throery and truth?; Amazon gives new workers bonuses and old workers turkey vouchsters; The Los Angeles Times and Tribune Publishing pay $3M settlement after paying white males more than other journalists; Hilton Head magazine company ordered to pay to printer
Didn’t Watch the Movie – Waiting on the Book!; Will Simon and Schuster be Bought?; New Demand for Storytelling Podcasts; Did a News Article Drive Cryptocurrency Value Down??
MORE: Internet platforms throttling free speech; When medical journals publish false data; Co-founder of publication quits after being censored; Anti-Semitism has no place in the news industry…or ANYWHERE; How to respond to negative online posts; and Johnny Depp may have destroyed his entire career by filing a libel lawsuit.
MORE: Book sales higher than in the past decade?; “Wealthy” bookstore owner asks customers to save her own store?; Author shares her story about BookWhip Marketing, LLC; Victoria Strauss does NOT recommend EMP Entertainment, A&D Entertainment, nor T.A. Barron’s Once Upon a Villain Flash Fiction Contest; Consumer review of Write Your Best Book / Christina Kaye; Indie bookstores are still struggling and here’s how you can help!; 149-year old Salt Lake Tribune moving from daily to weekly + massive layoffs; and Pay for an ebook from Amazon…but you might lose it later!
MORE: Internet Archive puts future ownership of books in question; Internet Archive scanning 70K books from a college library!; Amazon employees want paid day off to vote; Libel can cost more than you think!; Using copyright law to eliminate criticism?!
MORE: Justice Thomas Wants to Review Online Immunity; Don’t Beat up YELP Commenters; Unemployment Scheme at Colorado Newspaper?? – In The News- 10/15/2020
MORE: L.A. Times is hiring ONE PERSON; Website claims embedding photographer’s Instagram post is “fair use;” Author sues athlete for pulling out of co-authored book deal; Man accused of cheating at poker sues for libel/defamation; Politician wants to change libel laws
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