Published on January 5, 2023
Censorship, legal, libel
MORE: Lawn Boy author says his book was never meant to be available in schools; Prince Harry’s new book shares juicy stuff…but it is all true?; Even star writers can’t get people to attend their book signings; A tiny newspaper broke the George Santos scandals story; Iran sentences author to death; and A blogger does the math on how many copies of Prince Harry’s book need to sell for Penguin Random House to earn a profit. It’s a huge number!!
Published on December 29, 2022
copyrights, legal, libel
MORE: Will Prince Harry’s book sell after all the secrets were divulged on Netflix?; Microsoft traded real journalists for AI and here’s what they got!; PB&J copyright infringement?; Street artist Banksy is suing!; Idiotic TikTokker accuses professor of killings; Netflix war movie raises ire of veterans; and Oberlin College pays $36.6M to bakery it libeled.
Published on December 23, 2022
amazon, Censorship, libel
MORE: My opinion? Major media best seller lists are a scam; Power company accused of using money to attack its critics; Ex-Twitter employee found guilty of spying – was giving info. about Saudi citizens to Saudi government; Online threats against journalists at an all time high; and Stanford tries to “eliminate” numerous words/phrases.
Published on December 17, 2022
MORE: A.I. bot writes “frighteningly good essays;” New York Times staffers strike; Swear words in different languages have one thing in common; Washington Post employees appear on video, angry about layoffs; Did someone angry about content purchase and delete a newspaper’s archives?; and Journalists are being jailed and killed in record numbers
Published on December 8, 2022
amazon, book signing advice, bookstores, Censorship, copyrights, legal, Trademarks
MORE: Employers are hiring more people without college degrees; Supreme Court mulling parody/trademark infringement case regarding a dog chew toy; BBC reporter covering protests arrested in China; Actor/author denied story hour slot at libraries for his Christian children’s book; Amazon sued for false advertising over Prime delivery dates; and Amazon sued for taking drivers’ tips
Published on December 2, 2022
copyrights, legal, libel, traditional publishing
MORE: CNN accused of violating copyrights on 120 songs!; Outstanding charity is providing books for refugee children in Ukraine!; NYC Book publishing and book selling jobs plummeted 56% in 10 years; Copyright dogfight over Top Gun: Maverick; Amber Heard wants another chance against Johnny for defamation; and Student in Nigeria allegedly beaten and tortured over tweets about first lady.
Published on November 23, 2022
amazon, Censorship, diversify your writing income, legal
MORE: Amazon driver accused of stealing packages already delivered to a home; FBI and Air Force raid home of owner of popular Area 51 website; Michigan school district removes “sexually explicit” books after parents’ outrage; Biden requests immunity for Saudi crown prince in death of Washington Post columnist; New children’s books about good virtues seem few and far between; Customer satisfaction at Amazon takes a dive; and Judge orders Amazon to stop retaliating against union organizers.
Published on November 17, 2022
Censorship, copyrights, legal
MORE: Will Supreme Court protect parodies?; FBI agent to be deposed for working with Meta/Facebook to bury a story; NH man charged as posting online “dirty cop;” More parents shut down after publicly reading graphic passages from books available to children; and Old Star Trek comic books are worth big money!
Published on November 10, 2022
author, Censorship, legal, libel
MORE: Sikh Prayer Books Return to Military After 100 Years; Parent don’t mind sex education but they DO mind p*rn; Iranian author cancels tour over death threats; Man arrested for sharing “free speech” joke on Facebook; Scottish authors aren’t permitted to offend anyone; College student sues lawyer for $40 over tweet she claims was libelous; and Judge dismisses author’s libel suit against critic
Published on November 5, 2022
Censorship, legal, libel
MORE: When comedians steal each others’ jokes; Woman demands apology after politician misrepresents her in campaign ad; The Dystopian book that changed Germany; and Who decides which online posts and articles are misinformation and which ones aren’t?