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Nadine Gordimer, Nobel Prize-winning writer and critic of South African apartheid, dies (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-15

Gordimer wrote about the oppression of the South African apartheid regime and was behind such works as 'Burger's Daughter' and 'The Conservationist.'

9 New Books That Would Make Great Movies

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-15

Originally published on Kirkus: You can argue all day and into the night whether the book or the movie version is better but why make a decision at all? The books on this week’s list are all...

VIDEO: Is this the end for Archie?

BBC World – 2014-07-16

One of the most famous characters in comic book history is set to bid a sad farewell.

VIDEO: Will a female Thor defeat her critics?

BBC World – 2014-07-17

Marvel shake up the the comic book fraternity by casting a woman as Thor.

VIDEO: William T. Vollmann's new book 'Last Stories' about love, regret - and ghosts

SacBee – 2014-07-17

William T. Vollmann, the National Book Award-winning novelist-journalist-essayist-moralist who lives in Sacramento, has just published his first fiction in nine years, following a half-dozen...

VIDEO: Elephantom draws on War Horse skills

BBC World – 2014-07-21

Ross Collins's book Elephantom has been transformed into a show by the team behind the hugely successful War Horse.

Martin Named Associate Publisher at Riverhead

Publishers Weekly – 2014-07-21

Jynne Dilling Martin, who has been at the imprint since 2011, will also continue in her role as publicity director.

George R R Martin and Robin Hobb event

The Bookseller – 2014-07-21

George R R Martin and Robin Hobb will spend an evening discussing their works with fans in an...

Pivotal snags devops pioneer Andrew Clay Shafer as senior director of technology

GigaOM – 2014-07-21

Andrew Clay Shafer knows his way around devops, agile development, and continuous delivery. That makes him a nice fit to talk about how all the pieces of Pivotal can make a coherent whole. Pivotal...

(VIDEO) The Viral Video Is Not a Business Model

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-23

While the viral video hit can be golden for brands, it can't be done consistently and it's "not a sustainable business model" says Mitchell Reichgut, CEO and founder of the Jun Group, a digital video...

Frequency adds Chromecast support to its video discovery app

GigaOM – 2014-07-23

Video curation startup Frequency added Chromecast support to its Android app this week, making it possible for Frequency users to cast any of the app’s curated channels of online video sources...

Conde Nast Reshuffles Executive Ranks as Editorial Director Leaves and President Gains Power

Advertising Age – 2014-07-23

The executive suite at Conde Nast, publisher of Vogue and Vanity Fair, experienced a shakeup Wednesday that leaves Vogue Editor Anna Wintour as the unchallenged top editorial voice at the company and...

Martin Levin Asks: “Would You Publish This Book?”

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-07-24

As one of the regular features of the annual Yale Publishing Course, Martin Levin presents a controversial book and asks whether you would publish it or not.

PlayKids relaunches iOS kids’ video app with new content from Viacom, PBS and others

GigaOM – 2014-07-25

Movile's PlayKids app has found a niche for toddler-to-preschool kids' content. Now, it has revamped its app and added even more shows. PlayKids relaunches iOS kids’ video app with new content...

Nick Davies: 'Murdoch and his papers have done incalculable damage' - Video

The Guardian – 2014-07-26

Ahead of the publication of his book Hack Attack, the Guardian's investigative journalist Nick Davies discusses the legacy of Rupert Murdoch and his papers. He describes how they have changed the...

(VIDEO) Hearst is Building a "Netflix Model" Around Magazine Video Content

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-29

Hearst has just launched "Cosmo Body," a daily fitness show which is advertiser-free and is  being offered on a subscription basis.  This is the first of what will be a number of Hearst titles and...

What's George R.R. Martin doing? Not working on season 5 of 'Game of Thrones'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-29

George R.R. Martin has announced he will not write an episode for the next season of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' in order to finish work on the next book in the 'Song of Ice and Fire' series.

Alberto Cutié, Priest Who Broke His Celibacy Vow, Opens Up About Scandal (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2014-07-29

Five years ago, Rev. Alberto Cutié was one of the country's popular Roman Catholic priests. He hosted Spanish-language television and radio talk shows, was highly respected among parishioners in his...

VIDEO: Teenage author's publishing success

BBC News – 2014-07-29

A 19-year-old student from Kent has landed a publishing deal for a book that she wrote while studying for her A Levels.

'Ulysses' will be adapted as a virtual reality video game

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-30

Filmmaker Eoghan Kidney says he hopes his video game will allow users to gain a new appreciation of the James Joyce novel.

Christopher Walken and Giancarlo Esposito of 'Breaking Bad' join cast for Disney's live-action 'Jungle Book'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-30

Walken and Esposito join top-tier actors as CG characters in the upcoming film directed by Jon Favreau.

VIDEO: 'Children look at me as an agony aunt'

BBC World – 2014-07-30

As a theatrical version of one of her books arrives in the West End, Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been talking to the BBC about the responsibilities of being a writer for children.

Netflix agrees to pay AT&T to speed up its video streams

GigaOM – 2014-07-30

AT&T has become the third major U.S. ISP to get money for peering with Netflix. Netflix agrees to pay AT&T to speed up its video streams originally published by Gigaom, © copyright...

Hangouts now work without Google+ account, Apps users get 15-person video chat

GigaOM – 2014-07-30

You won't need a Google+ profile anymore to use Google's Hangouts video chat, thanks to new updates that aim to make the video conferencing platform more appealing to businesses. Hangouts now work...

VIDEO: Why Tiki became a US phenomenon

BBC World – 2014-07-31

In his book Tiki Pop, Sven Kirsten describes how Tiki bars and cocktails became a welcome escape for Americans in the 1950s and 1960s.

Jon Snow Gaza video backed by Channel 4

The Guardian – 2014-07-31

Channel 4 reaffirms support for anchors video blog, revealing that it prompted one child to write to UK foreign secretaryChannel 4 has backed Jon Snows unusually direct and emotional online video...

Gay church music director says wedding news led to dismissal

Chicago Tribune – 2014-08-01

A longtime music director at Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness said he was fired from his job this week after he announced that he was engaged to his male partner.

Police: Gunman and victim in Loop shooting 'had been friends for years'

Chicago Tribune – 2014-08-01

Less than a week after Tony DeFrances learned that he was being demoted as part of a downsizing of his company, authorities said he walked into his boss’s office Thursday morning for a one-on-one.

Ayelet Waldman Stands By Essay That Infuriated Moms Nearly A Decade Ago (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-01

In 2005, mother of four Ayelet Waldman wrote an essay published by The New York Times that ignited a firestorm of controversy in the parenting community. "I love my husband more than I love my...

Loop shooting: How did trusted partner become disgruntled gunman?

Chicago Tribune – 2014-08-02

Steven LaVoie had a vision for transforming freight traffic across the country and called it ArrowStream.  Within months of forming the company, LaVoie hired technology expert Tony DeFrances to help...

Duly Noted: There may be a simple explanation why Times Square's characters seem to get punchy (Video)

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-08-02

If it seems the costumed panhandlers in Times Square are more likely to lash out in anti-social, or even violent, ways, there could be a social-science explanation for that behavior. Essentially,...

NYC Theater Star Mark MacKillop Strips Down For Sexy 'Rm. XIV' Selfie Book (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-02

New York performer Mark MacKillop offers musical theater fans a provocative peek at the offstage life of a working actor in his coffee table book, Rm. XIV. The new book comprises 80 black-and-white...

VIDEO: Nick Davies on phone hacking scandal

BBC News – 2014-08-04

Nick Davies' book Hack Attack: How the truth caught up with Rupert Murdoch examines the phone hacking scandal that enveloped the News of the World.

Bill Murray joins Jungle Book cast

BBC – 2014-08-04

US actor Bill Murray is to voice Baloo the Bear in Disney's new version of The Jungle Book.

George R.R. Martin Wrote A 'Game Of Thrones' Children's Book

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-05

If there’s one thing we’ve all thought as we watched a brutal sword fight or X-rated act of incest on HBO's drama “Game of Thrones,” it’s definitely “I wish I had an age-appropriate way...

S&S Launches Video Series

Publishers Weekly – 2014-08-05

'Behind the Book from Simon & Schuster,' a new series of videos featuring S&S editors and publishers, is now live.

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin's children's book will be republished this fall

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-06

The book, 'The Ice Dragon,' appears to be set in the 'Thrones' fictional universe.

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin's children's book will be republished this fall (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-06

The book, 'The Ice Dragon,' appears to be set in the 'Game of Thrones' fictional universe.

'A Wrinkle in Time' will reportedly be adapted for Disney by 'Frozen' director Jennifer Lee

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-07

Lee co-directed and co-wrote the 2013 animated hit 'Frozen.'

NFL launches NFL Now video app on mobile, desktop, Xbox, Roku and Fire TV

GigaOM – 2014-08-07

The NFL would like you to kick back and watch a continuous stream of game highlights, news and long-form content with its new NFL Now app. NFL launches NFL Now video app on mobile, desktop, Xbox,...

Some Disney movies unavailable on Amazon in apparent contract dispute

The Guardian – 2014-08-10

Maleficent and Captain America among films affected Online retailer already in dispute with Hachette Book GroupAmazon.com has halted pre-orders of some Disney movies, the Wall Street Journal reported...

(VIDEO) BuzzFeed Beefs Up Video Plans With New Funding

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-11

BuzzFeed's announcement today of a $50m new funding from Andreesen Horowitz comes with a new strategy for the wildly popular publisher's video ambitions. The release puts it best, in its own...

Amazon misrepresents Orwell and takes on Disney, as the pricing war intensifies (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-12

In a statement about its dispute with publisher Hachette, Amazon cited '1984' author George Orwell – while failing to understand the author's words, critics charged. Meanwhile, Amazon appears to be...

Why Amazon Was Right to Explain Who George Orwell Is

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-08-12

Roger Tagholm offers brief defense of that irksome phrase in Amazon’s Reader’s United letter, the part where they refer to 'the famous author George Orwell.'

Alt UK magazine group Dazed makes its video play

Digiday – 2014-08-12

Like all magazine companies, Dazed Group is adapting to a new era. The alternative style bible founded in the 90's is investing heavily in its video offering. But unlike some publishers, it's not...

'Game Of Thrones' Author George R.R. Martin Addresses Lack Of Gay Sex Scenes

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-13

While the popular "Game of Thrones" television series has included gay sex scenes, the books are a different story -- and fans want to know why. The question came up at the Edinburgh International...

George R.R. Martin Admits Some 'Game Of Thrones' Fan Theories Are Correct

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-13

There are so many theories bouncing around the Internet about how George R.R. Martin’s popular Song of Ice and Fire series will conclude, it would seem almost impossible for none of them to be...

Video Ads Are Coming To Twitter

Fast Company – 2014-08-13

Select brands, publishers, and verified users will be able to share videos that play directly from the timeline.Get ready for video ads on Twitter.Read Full Story

Tribune Media Co. reports higher revenue and net income for 2014 second quarter (Video)

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-08-13

Tribune Media Co. (OTC: TRBAA) today said it saw consolidated revenue and net profit climb in the second quarter of 2014 that ended June 29. But investors were not impressed. Not at all. The 2014...

Deacon appointed as Windmill editorial director

The Bookseller – 2014-08-13

Cornerstone has appointed Laura Deacon as the new editorial director for Windmill. Deacon, who...

The Man Who Turns Buildings Into Giant Video Screens

Wired – 2014-08-14

A nearly 300-page book that looks back at the sprawling career of Doug Aitken.

Video publishers look beyond ad revenue with YouTube strategies

Digiday – 2014-08-14

YouTube serves many purposes, from testing virality to distributing brand content to penetrating global audiences. The post Video publishers look beyond ad revenue with YouTube strategies appeared...

15 Real-Life Scientists Share Their Favorite Science Fiction Books, Movies

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-14

There's a big difference between science and science fiction, but there's abundant evidence to suggest that sci-fi books and movies can spark a lifelong interest in science. "The best of the science...

Online video is driving the trend towards larger-screened smartphones, survey says

GigaOM – 2014-08-14

Although some consumers in developing markets prefer 4-inch phones for their portability, the majority want bigger devices for a better experience watching video content and playing games, according...

BlackBerry Passport hands-on video: Big and square with a great keyboard

GigaOM – 2014-08-15

September is coming and so is the BlackBerry Passport; expected to debut next month. We've seen the oddly shaped handset in pictures but now a video provides a hands-on overview, sharing some...

Amazon expands presence on college campuses (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-15

Amazon is opening its first on-campus pick-up and drop-off center at Purdue University and its second online storefront. 

Lois Lowry likes the movie version of 'The Giver' (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-15

Lowry wrote the book 'The Giver,' which was published in 1993. Now, 21 years later, it will finally hit theaters on August 15.

George Orwell estate 'appalled and wryly' amused at Amazon's 'doublespeak' (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-15

'This is about as close as one can get to the Ministry of Truth and its doublespeak: turning the facts inside out to get a piece of propaganda across,' Bill Hamilton, executor of the Orwell estate,...

What should the White House seek in its next privacy czar? Someone who can explain the internet

GigaOM – 2014-08-18

Nicole Wong, who was the closest person the Obama Administration had to a Privacy Officer, just left the job, setting off a debate about sort of person should replace her. What should the White...

J.K. Rowling reveals new information about 'Harry Potter' singer Celestina Warbeck (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-19

Rowling's newest original content penned for the website Pottermore focuses on Celestina Warbeck, an 'off-stage' character whose songs are heard in the 'Potter' novels although the singer never makes...

'Outlander' is renewed for a second season after high ratings for series premiere (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-19

The second season of 'Outlander' will reportedly cover the events of Diana Gabaldon's novel 'Dragonfly in Amber.'

Google Cast Chrome extension bug turns on auto-play for YouTube videos

GigaOM – 2014-08-19

No, you are not crazy. Chrome really did start to auto-play all those YouTube videos, at least for some users. Here's how to fix it. Google Cast Chrome extension bug turns on auto-play for YouTube...

Wright appointed Hachette group international sales director

The Bookseller – 2014-08-20

The director of digital sales and channel development at Penguin Random House is to join Hachette...

Benedict Cumberbatch cast as villainous tiger in Warner Bros. 'Jungle Book'

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-21

Benedict Cumberbatch will face off against Idris Elba's interpretation of the same character, Shere Khan, in Disney's version of the classic tale.

Here's What Newspapers Around The World Are Saying About The Ferguson Shooting

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-21

More than 10 days after unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, protesters continue to march through the streets demanding justice for the...

(VIDEO) Slate Sees Videos on All Its Pages

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-21

Web magazine Slate says it can make up for a lack of opportunities for its video advertisers by turning every text article in to a video ad opportunity. Sales VP Anthony DeMaio tells Beet.TV in this...

'Inherent Vice': Will Paul Thomas Anderson's adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's novel be a winner come awards season? (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-22

'Inherent Vice' stars Joaquin Phoenix, Katherine Waterston, and Josh Brolin.

'Rogue' tale from George R R Martin

The Bookseller – 2014-08-22

Titan Books is to publish a collection of 21 original stories from authors including Gillian...

Reports: Amazon will pay $1 billion to buy video-game streaming site Twitch

PC World – 2014-08-26

Amazon will pay at least $1 billion to acquire Twitch, a site for streaming video-game play, according to reports published Monday in The Wall Street Journal and The Information. Amazon has agreed...

'Outlander': A map from Visit Scotland gives fans a guide to the real country (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-08-26

Wondering what's real and what's fiction on 'Outlander'? The tourism organization Visit Scotland has explanations for Gaelic phrases and where to find real buildings featured in the show, among other...

With new app Hyperlapse, Instagram’s latest “filter” is time-lapse video

GigaOM – 2014-08-26

Instagram's latest filter isn't about color or light -- it's about time. You can now create image stabilized videos with Hyperlapse, a standalone app for shooting timelapse videos. With new app...

Citizen’s drone video shows damage of Napa earthquake

GigaOM – 2014-08-26

Look at these shots from the Napa earthquake -- they show how a new generation of lightweight consumer drones offers a way to assess damage and survey emergency scenes. Citizen’s drone video...

Video and HD Voice over LTE on the way to Verizon in the “coming weeks”

GigaOM – 2014-08-26

Verizon is the last major U.S. carrier to get the VoLTE ball rolling but the wait is nearly over. Soon, the company will introduce Advanced Calling 1.0 with video calls and HD Voice across its LTE...

Here’s the first video teaser for the upcoming Asus smartwatch

GigaOM – 2014-08-27

Thanks to a teaser video, we know know what Asus is planning to call its first Android Wear device: Zenwatch. Here’s the first video teaser for the upcoming Asus smartwatch originally...

Why Mashable centers its video strategy on YouTube

Digiday – 2014-08-28

Every digital publisher wants more site visitors. But Mashable seems to care even at least as much about acquiring YouTube viewers -- if not more. The post Why Mashable centers its video strategy on...

Whit Stillman’s New TV Show Is Almost As Good As His Old Movies

Slate – 2014-08-28

For the third time now, Amazon is unleashing a new batch of pilots on the public. What started as a kind of cutesy gambit—watch all the shows and vote on which you like best! Pilot season in the...

VIDEO: Simon Cowell 'upset' at Radio Times

BBC News – 2014-08-28

X Factor supremo Simon Cowell says he felt "upset" after reading a recent interview published in the Radio Times.

Today in media history: Dr. Martin Luther King’s 1963 ‘I Have a Dream’ speech

Poynter. – 2014-08-28

August 28, 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivers his “I Have a Dream” speech to an estimated 200,000 people on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington. Time...

Martin Amis's holocaust 'comedy' fails to find German publisher

The Guardian – 2014-08-28

The Zone of Interest, set in Auschwitz, is declined by the author's publishers in Germany and France, although alternative French house picks up novel The Zone of Interest reviewedIn the UK, some...

VIDEO: Dahl: Charlie chapters discovered

BBC News – 2014-08-30

The discovery of new unpublished chapters reveals author Roald Dahl planned to include more children in his classic children's book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory but dropped them from the final...

Watch Lois Lowry and Jeff Bridges explain what a dystopia is to Stephen Colbert

Salon.com – 2014-08-27

They really get to the big questions of life, man

Couple Receives Special Wedding Message From George R.R. Martin

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-03

Sometimes the best wedding gifts happen when guests think outside the registry. One Redditor posted this picture Monday with the caption, "Just received the best wedding present ever..." The...

New Editorial Director for Nation Books

Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-02

Starting today, Alessandra Bastagli has joined Nation Books as its new editorial director.

The power of Instagram’s Hyperlapse, in one clever video

GigaOM – 2014-09-02

This two-minute video shows how Hyperlapse changes the nature of video storytelling. The power of Instagram’s Hyperlapse, in one clever video originally published by Gigaom, © copyright...

Publishing in Finland: Outi Mäkinen, Director of Literature at Tammi

Publishing Perspectives – 2014-09-03

Outi Mäkinen of Finland's Tammi publishing house talks about top Finnish authors and books that will be on display in Frankfurt and trends in Finnish fiction.

Paulo Coelho Explains How 'The Alchemist' Went From Flop To Record-Breaking Bestseller (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-04

In 1988, a little-known Brazilian author named Paulo Coelho published a book called The Alchemist, an allegory about a young shepherd in search of his treasure. Coelho had written this profound...

'Game of Thrones': Which major characters may not appear in season 5? (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-09-05

'Thrones' actor Kristian Nairn, who portrays Hodor, recently said in an interview that he and actor Isaac Hempstead-Wright, who plays Bran Stark, will not be in the upcoming season.

Title, cover, and other details of George W. Bush's book on his father are revealed (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-09-05

Bush's book '41' will be released on Nov. 11.

'Gone Girl': What the movie's writer and director say about the film's ending

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-09-06

'Gone Girl' director David Fincher spoke with the press about the movie's 'whole new third act.' But some early viewers disagree, saying that the movie's ending closely resembles that of the book.

Steve Harvey On Overcoming The Odds: 'I've Lived In A Car. I've Been Homeless.' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-06

Most people know comedian Steve Harvey as a talk show host, radio personality, and entertainer. What you may not know is that he was once a college dropout who drifted from one dead-end job to the...

Paulo Coelho Explains One Of The Most Quoted Lines In 'The Alchemist' (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-06

The Alchemist by Brazilian author Paulo Coelho holds the world record for the most-translated book by any living author. In the 25 years since it was published, one particular line from the wildly...

Data plans are the biggest obstacle to mobile video’s future

GigaOM – 2014-09-06

The high cost of mobile data is one of the main reasons why people don't stream more video on the go. High price tags on content are also a turn-off. Data plans are the biggest obstacle to mobile...

VIDEO: McEwan: 'I'm good at not writing'

BBC World – 2014-09-07

Author Ian McEwan talks to the BBC's Andrew Marr about his new book The Children Act.

Head of new press regulator Ipso aims to restore public's trust video

The Guardian – 2014-09-08

The chairman of the newly formed Independent Press Standards Organisation (Ipso) promises to restore the public's trust in the industry. As well as giving victims of press intrusion a voice, Sir Alan...

Video ads are coming to Spotify

GigaOM – 2014-09-08

Spotify just found another way to monetize the 30 million users of its free tier: The music service launched video ads across its mobile and desktop apps Monday, giving brands a way to insert either...

New Android-based set-top box combines broadcast TV and online video

GigaOM – 2014-09-08

A new breed of TV services could cater to cord cutters by combining over-the-air broadcast TV with live streaming and on-demand programming. The hardware for this kind of service is already being...

Author says he's discovered Jack the Ripper's identity (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-09-09

Russell Edwards, author of 'Naming Jack the Ripper,' claims DNA findings confirm who was responsible for the crimes attributed to the serial killer.

Paulo Coelho Explains Why Courage Is The Most Important Spiritual Quality (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-09

A strong connection with God, an aptitude for meditation, a total lack of ego -- these are just a few of the qualities many people assume they must first possess in order to be considered...

A closer look at how the Apple Watch works (Video)

GigaOM – 2014-09-10

You can't buy one until next year but the Apple Watch was unveiled on Tuesday. This brief video demonstrates how you'll use the watch when it arrives in early 2015. A closer look at how the Apple...

New research suggests deep learning could improve AI in video games

GigaOM – 2014-09-10

North Carolina State researchers built a deep learning system that was able to predict players' goals in an open-ended video game nearly 63 percent of time. It's not perfect and it's not proof of a...

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