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Author’s essay about her past plagiarism…was plagiarized – In The News – 05/13/2022

Author’s essay about her past plagiarism…was plagiarized – In The News – 05/13/2022

MORE: US Nave Chief takes woke books off the reading list; Novelist (allegedly) accidentally confessed to killing husband; Kanye West used sound recordings of sermons, and got sued for copyright infringement; Rhode Island school board removes honors classes for “equity” reasons; Can rapper’s lyrics be used against him in criminal case?; Irish government accused of paying newspaper to publish puff piece; Writer pays off $48K in student debt in just 14 months; Disney targeted with copyright legislation; US obtained subpoena to access reporter’s phone; Member of Hollywood Foreign Press Association has sued the organization alleging sexual harassment, discrimination, and breach of contract.

Writer Threatens Suit Against American Federation of Teachers for Fake Quote – In The News – 04/29/2022

Writer Threatens Suit Against American Federation of Teachers for Fake Quote – In The News – 04/29/2022

MORE: Big tech companies make up news, and spread it; Joy Reid threatened with defamation suit; NYT report suing Twitter over free speech; More parents fighting back against school lessons that have nothing to do with reading, writing, and arithmetic; Examples from rejected math textbooks; Covid led to a worldwide wave of censorship; and The rise and fall of the star White House reporter

Are You Watching Johnny Depp’s Defamation Trial… Hoo Boy!!! – In The News – 04/22/2022

Are You Watching Johnny Depp’s Defamation Trial… Hoo Boy!!! – In The News – 04/22/2022

MORE: Maryland gives up trying to force publishers to sell their ebooks under specific terms to libraries; WaPo reporter complained of doxxing, and then she doxxed someone; Barnes and Noble is doing GREAT!; Is this appropriate material for math textbooks?; One SICK children’s book!; Interview with the New York Times’ new editor; CNN+ gets shut down in the blink of an eye; Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg is an “advocate for women?” I don’t think so!; Russian news TV hosts laugh about nuking NYC; and Amazon Europe Unit does $55B in sales yet pays no taxes

Why Does the Mainstream Media “Bury” the Race of Some Murderers? – In The News – 04/15/2022

Why Does the Mainstream Media “Bury” the Race of Some Murderers? – In The News – 04/15/2022

MORE: LinkedIn reinstates Air Force vet’s post after calling it hate speech; Man kills woman and two children over Facebook post they did not create, but shared with others; Journalist bullied the wrong guy; Half of accounts tweeting about Covid are BOTS!; Amazon accused of using third-party seller data to compete directly with them; Virginia parent fighting ‘race-based’ admissions policy wins legal battle as case heads to Supreme Court; Amazon to start charging third-party sellers for “fuel and inflation surcharges.”

Don’t Write What You Know. Write What You Know Will SELL – In The News – 04/1/2022

Don’t Write What You Know. Write What You Know Will SELL – In The News – 04/1/2022

MORE: A 15-page, $1.25M book!; CA governor mocks parents about s*xually explicit books in school libraries; School board member sues critics for libel; Doctor faces plagiarism accusations; Scammer caught in medical journal fraud scheme; Amazon gets booted by Seattle Pride; Mainstream media is spinning political opinions, not news; Russia abducting and threatening journalists; Supreme Court agrees to hear copyright case of photo turned into Warhol paintings; Media blames Trump and white supremacy for Will Smith Oscar slap; Putin too busy criticizing J.K. Rowling to stop slaughtering children; and 125-year-old letter from orphaned choir boy found in church pew.

NBC and Olympic Skaters Sued for Copyright Infringement – In The News – 03/24/2022

NBC and Olympic Skaters Sued for Copyright Infringement – In The News – 03/24/2022

MORE: Working for a publishing house located in a war zone; Ukrainian publisher asks for help; Stormy Daniels loses defamation case, vows to go to jail rather than pay the $300K ordered by the court; One careless (stupid!) comment can result in a lifetime of litigation; Defamation suit by brothers in Smollett case can go forward; Texas superintendent is right to pull specific books from school shelves; More schools removing books that are not age-appropriate for children; Ex CafePress owner fined $500,000 for ‘shoddy’ security + cover-up; Parent reading book from a school library shut down for “inappropriate” content being streamed online; Puppet makers are people, too!; Court rules Katy Perry did not infringe rapper’s copyright; and Virginia reporter shot on the job.

Author Raises $19M on Kickstarter to Self-Publish His New Novels – In The News – 03/11/2022

Author Raises $19M on Kickstarter to Self-Publish His New Novels – In The News – 03/11/2022

MORE: Russia silencing dissenters…just like Facebook does!; Evergreen Publishing Group LLC / America’s Choice Publishers deceived elderly adults and got nailed by the state of Georgia; Beto O’Rourke sued by oil tycoon for defamation; Amazon might REALLY be in trouble this time!; Southern Poverty Law Center’s hate list; and Meghan Markle’s sister accuses her of slut-shaming in libel lawsuit