S&S Stands Firm on Pence’s Book; Cuomo’s Book Investigated; Amazon Re-instates Trans-Rescue Book – In the News 04/23/21

S&S Stands Firm on Pence’s Book; Cuomo’s Book Investigated; Amazon Re-instates Trans-Rescue Book – In the News 04/23/21

*Publishing Industry / Cancel Culture
Simon and Schuster Stands Its Ground
Mike Pence’s publisher refuses to cancel memoir after staff protest
“The letter, which did not reveal how many members of staff had signed, said that the former vice-president had ‘made a career out of discriminating against marginalized groups…'”

*Publishing Industry
Author’s (Alleged) Past Emerges to Haunt Him
Publisher of New Bestselling Book Halts Publication due to Sexual Abuse Claims
“These stories have been whispered about for decades or shared over a glass of wine by former students, who all thought they were the only ones. His behavior was something of an open secret…”

*Publishing Industry
Hilarious Irony
Amy Klobuchar book slams monopolies, as its publisher faces monopoly probe
“A publishing pro mused … that if the Klobuchar’s book is ‘a trust-busting manifesto against monopoly power’ as advertised, ‘it’ll be slightly awkward then for the Senator as she promotes her book.’”

*Defamation
Looking Forward to Discovery on This One
MyPillow Files $1.6 Billion Countersuit Against Dominion Voting Systems
“The new complaint from MyPillow, filed in Minnesota federal court, accuses Dominion of waging an ‘illegal campaign to punish and silence their critics.’”

*Publishing News
You Can’t Use Your Public-Service Employees for Private Work
New York AG gets Authority to Conduct Criminal Probe into Cuomo’s Book
“Allegations have recently emerged that public resources may have been used in the development and promotion of the Governor’s book.”

*Amzonannigans
I Guess the Pressure Got to Them
Amazon Reverses Ban on Book Helping Parents Rescue Kids From Transgenderism After Pushback
“Keffler believes that Big Tech and large corporations are intent on silencing critical voices of transgender ideology because there is big money in the ‘gender industry…'”

 



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