WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for 03/07/2018

WritersWeekly Whispers and Warnings for 03/07/2018

Simon and Schuster prevail.
“Milo sued his former publisher claiming they caved from mounting pressure — from all kinds of celebs — to put the kibosh on his book deal after allegations surfaced he condoned pedophilia.”

Freelance writers win lawsuit against Ebony
Mourning the Living: On Finally Winning the Lawsuit Against Ebony Magazine
“Writers remained silent for years, hoping we could work this out behind-the-scenes as we understood the damage that could be done if we spoke out against Ebony magazine. There was partly the fear of losing a place to write for intertwined with the conditioning about how damaging it can be when black folks talk about their own.”

Libel Loser?
Stanford professor withdraws $10 million libel suit against journal, academic critic
“Last year, Jacobson sued Christopher Clack, lead author of a paper strongly criticizing Jacobson’s work, and the National Academy of Sciences.”


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