Major publishers should have recalled employees from China weeks ago; Amazon limits fast shipping on “non-essential” items (but BookLocker’s books are shipping immediately!); Museum security chief takes over social media posts, and has people roaring with laughter; Skyhorse Publishing lays off nearly third of staff; and Netflix sued for defamation.
Barnes and Noble Clinging to Survival; NYC Penguin Employees to Work From Home; Punk-Rockers “MISFITS” sue Publisher … and MUCH MORE!!
MORE! Feds sending Chinese reporters packing; Tweet gets politican in very hot water; Interesting story from a writer who got sued for defamation; Ex-Gawker editors sues Daily Beast; Amazon delivery delays because of virus; Ex-Amazon manager says used social media to find applicants’ race and gender; London Book Fair cancelled but BookExpo/BookCon NOT; and Anti-competitive practices in textbook industry.
Star Wars to Publish novels and comic books! Can you land that lucrative gig?; Can you defame someone with one text, sent to one individual?; Brits losing free speech?; Nicaragua paper can get paper and ink after criticizing government; Trump sues NYT, ABC suspends employee involved in expose’ about ABC.
Russian blogger’s throat slashed after criticizing Putin; Politician is suing LOTS of folks; Jeff Bezos sued by girlfriend’s brother; Twitter says it’s not legally liable for others’ posts…and they’re right; Were these journalists rioting or reporting?; Amazon giveth and Amazon taketh away; and Amazon’s very first employee says the company now scares him.
MORE: Anti-Putin blogger murdered; McClatchy Bankruptcy; Governor’s libel lawsuit dismissed.
“While healthy competition isn’t a bad thing, what happened next was awful. The owner of the website started posting negative reviews about my service online. She has never used my service. As far as I know, she and I are the only ones offering this service. She posts under different names but the claims made and the writing style show it’s the same person…”
MORE: Government Spying on Journalists, Mayor calls Newspaper “Racist,” Reuters Once Funded by British Intelligence
Chef sues over rating he received in a book; Disgusting author exposed; Politician sues paper for big bucks; Is editorial bias the new norm?; Writer sues town over tax designation; CA law will leave countless writers destitute; and Journalist sues magazine for $25M.
“Three of my characters are based directly on real, living people. All three have read my novel, and given me permission to represent them as I have but…”