BookLocker book to become a major film!; Amazon accused of censorship; Grammar is now racist?!; and much more! – …In the News for 07/29/20

BookLocker book to become a major film!; Amazon accused of censorship; Grammar is now racist?!; and much more! – …In the News for 07/29/20

Is any of this a surprise? NO!!!
Jeff Bezos’ Billions From Amazon’s Censorship, Monopoly, and Child Labor Is Not Honest Capitalism
“During the coronavirus epidemic, Amazon claimed it prioritized essential products on its various services. Unsurprisingly, the critical products Amazon prioritized happened to be Amazon’s own. Amazon products were advertised with faster delivery times while the quicker delivery times of third-party sellers were hidden.”

Pretty stupid move on his part.
CNN’s Stelter accused of breaching network’s confidentiality agreement with Sandmann: ‘May cost him his job’
“‘Brian Stelter is a liar. I know how to deal with liars,’ Sandmann’s attorney tweeted.”

BookLocker book being made into a movie by the director of Patriot Games!
Noyce To Tackle ALIVE DAY
“Now he is to work on Alive Day. If you don’t know the story, it’s taken from the book Six Days to Zeus: Alive Day. This is by a man called Samuel Hill who ran a military task force and this story is confirmed as true, and now a matter of historical military fact.”

As if things weren’t already ridiculous enough!!
Rutgers University Says Grammar Is Racist, Gets Called Out For Assuming Minorities Can’t Write Correctly
“The Free Beacon spoke with speech pathologist and libertarian activist Leonydus Johnson, who called the new approach to grammar ‘insulting, patronizing, and in itself, extremely racist.'”

Caught Photoshopping!
Georgia Senator Pulls Ad That Made Jewish Opponent’s Nose Bigger
“Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia has taken down a digital campaign ad featuring a manipulated picture of his Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff, who is Jewish, with an enlarged nose.”

Great idea to save an indie bookstore!
Ken Sanders tries an online fundraiser to save his bookstore
One of Salt Lake City’s best known antique bookstores is soliciting donations in hopes of surviving a protracted dip in sales due to the pandemic.

Another one bites the dust
Oprah Magazine the latest women’s title to put regular print edition to bed
“You have a few months to say goodbye to O, the Oprah Magazine. Publisher Hearst has announced that this year’s December issue will be its last regular print edition.”

Internet Archive to Publishers: Drop ‘Needless’ Copyright Lawsuit and Work with Us
“During a 30-minute Zoom press conference on July 22, Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle urged the four major publishers suing over the organization’s book scanning efforts to consider settling the dispute in the boardroom rather than the courtroom.”

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