Media Bistro – 2012-05-04
At the Hillman Awards, Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel likened women's magazines, in some ways, to HBO's Girls and said editors "need to think hard about how we nurture a generation of women writers working across a range of issues."
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Guardian – 2011-05-29
Here was a barrister asking human beings alive now, not the patriarchs of ancient Israel, whether this was a book they would like "their wives and servants" to readThe jury at the Old Bailey found...
The Bookseller – 2011-04-26
Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 26/04/2011 - 15:48 The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams criticised library closures during his Easter Sermon, delivered at the weekend. read...
Reuters – 2010-12-30
TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - Maybe it's all those Justin Bieber fans: Canadians log more time on the Web and social media, including Facebook and YouTube, than any other nation.
Yahoo – 2010-08-02
Nation Media Group Ltd., East Africas largest media company, said first-half net income rose to 558.1 million shillings compared with 364.5 million shillings a year earlier.
Bloomberg – 2010-03-23
March 23 (Bloomberg) -- Nation Media Group Ltd. will list its shares on stock exchanges in Tanzania, Uganda and Rwanda in addition to its current listing in Kenya, the Daily Nation newspaper said,...
The Washington Post – 2012-02-11
Eighty years after his first inauguration, it is easy to forget that Franklin D. Roosevelt had political problems. His presidency seems so effortless: the 100 days, four electoral landslides, large...
allAfrica – 2012-03-06
[Biz-Community] The latest figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) for the last quarter of 2011 have just come in and DRUM is on top! With its...
CBC – 2012-04-18
Karen Solie, a Toronto-based poet who won the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2010 for Pigeon, is to represent Canada at a Poetry Parnassus being planned in conjunction with the London 2012 Olympics.
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-01-18
BiblioTech, the USA’s first book-less library, is set to open later this fall in San Antonio, Texas. The 4,989 sq-ft. library will offer 50 ereaders for loan, along with tablets and computers.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-01-21
The $1.5-million San Antonio library – which will have computers, tablets, and e-readers, but no paper books – will be like 'an Apple store.'
The Washington Post – 2013-07-13
In 1914, shortly after Germany invaded neutral Belgium, the German authorities exacted revenge for the shooting of several of their soldiers on patrol in Louvain. They executed more than 200...
Salon.com – 2013-08-13
Nick Turse's "Kill Anything That Moves" exposes the grisly atrocities committed by the US during the Vietnam War
Salon.com – 2013-08-18
The story of Elizabeth Cady Stanton's battle for suffrage, and how even then, the GOP tried to divide women, blacks
Salon.com – 2013-08-19
A new history of political paranoia argues that it's a fundmental part of our national character
Los Angeles Times – 2013-09-05
WASHINGTON -- The economy grew at a moderate pace in most of the nation this summer as consumer spending rose and the housing recovery continued, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday in its periodic...
The Bookseller – 2013-09-06
A US federal judge has forbidden Apple from enforcing most favoured nation clauses in its...
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-09-27
The UK's Ann Morgan discusses the challenges and surprises of spending a year reading a book from each of the globe’s 196 independent countries.
Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2013-10-08
Overland Park-based DEG is part of a small class of companies that have significantly grown in terms of employment during the past five years. The Build 100 is a new index of 100 companies Inc....
Publishing Perspectives – 2013-10-25
The cold and dark means that Icelander's have plenty of time indoors to read and write, as one in 10 Icelanders will publish a book in their lifetime.
BBC – 2013-11-25
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone is named the 'nation's favourite' children's book in a vote by reading charity Booktrust.
CNW – 2013-11-28
TORONTO, Nov. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - First Nation Communities Read, in partnership with Periodical Marketers of Canada (PMC), announced the inauguration of a significant new book award, the Aboriginal...
The Huffington Post – 2013-12-16
Previously published on BillMoyers.com Cultural historian and scholar Richard Slotkin has spent his adult life studying the violence that has swirled through American history and taken root deep...
The Huffington Post – 2013-12-24
Previously published on BillMoyers.com There are more African Americans under correctional control today -- in prison or jail, on probation or parole -- than were enslaved in 1850, a decade...
The Huffington Post – 2014-02-01
Gillian Flynn is a hit among readers from the nation's top-ranked library. The Chicago Public Library -- which recently ranked first among all of the urban public library systems in the U.S. ...
Publishers Weekly – 2012-11-28
Through a partnership with independent bookstores, the Authors Guild has created a program called Booktalk Nation, which will feature phone talks with various authors.
Fast Company – 2014-03-17
With a simple black bar and some Helvetica type, Massimo Vignelli showed just how important great design is, even to seemingly boring government agencies.The mission of the National Park Service...
The Huffington Post – 2014-04-29
Giovanni's Room, which is believed to be the nation's oldest surviving bookstore catering to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, is set to close next month. The future of...
CBC – 2014-06-04
Musician and style icon Pharrell Williams is known for his outrageous get-ups but fans say he's gone too far after wearing a traditional First Nation headdress on a fashion magazine cover.
The Christian Science Monitor – 2014-07-09
'True Detective' helmer Cary Fukunaga is said to be on board to direct with actor Idris Elba expected to star in the film.
CNW – 2014-08-02
TSAWWASSEN, BC, Aug. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Dear Editor, In an article published on August 1st regarding salaries for Chief and Councillors of Indian Act First Nations, the Vancouver Sun stated that "F...
Publishers Weekly – 2014-09-02
Starting today, Alessandra Bastagli has joined Nation Books as its new editorial director.
San Jose Mercury News – 2014-11-03
Even though we are buying less, music, books and film matter even more.
The Washington Post – 2014-12-20
No red-blooded American of today would favor censoring works of art. But while reading Dick Lehr’s fascinating new book, “The Birth of a Nation,” you may find yourself rooting for just that, in...
Salon.com – 2014-12-26
A roundup of the most stylish writing and freshest ideas I read on the Internet in 2014
Salon.com – 2015-02-03
A historian challenges conservative claims that the U.S. has a single religious heritage
The Huffington Post – 2015-03-23
Drafted on July 8, 1865, and distributed to potential donors and subscribers, The Nation’s founding prospectus reads, “The week has been singularly barren of exciting events.” It’s an...
The Huffington Post – 2015-04-07
Victor Navasky -- The Nation’s editor for 18 years, publisher for 10, and now publisher emeritus -- has a saying about the magazine: “What’s good for the nation is bad for The Nation.”...
Salon.com – 2015-04-04
Gideon Bibles in hotel rooms? No problem. But public schools were another story, as the Gideon salesmen discovered
The Huffington Post – 2015-04-12
Besides the fact that it is about time a woman took the helm at one of these Sunday morning shows that are hosted by men (women are more than 50% of the population!!), CBS has the perfect person...
Salon.com – 2015-04-25
We think of One Nation Under God as a phrase dating back to our founding. The real history is newer -- and scarier
Salon.com – 2015-06-01
I called myself Madam Mike but the escorts rolled their eyes. You'd be surprised by what a usual day was like
Salon.com – 2015-06-01
If those affected by foreclosure were a voting bloc, we'd treat the crisis as the ongoing emergency that it is
The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-06-04
Cokie Robert's new book 'Capital Dames' unearths the important and unique role of women during the US Civil War.
Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-23
With a leader of the Nation of Islam warning African American lawmakers of political repercussions if they support a California bill mandating vaccines, a coalition of other black organizations on...
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-06-22
The EC's anti-trust investigation of Amazon has focused on 'most favored nation' (MFN) status, offering a curious echo of history, writes Roger Tagholm. The post When Britain Was Amazon…On Most...
The Huffington Post – 2015-06-30
President Barack Obama concluded a powerful eulogy for Reverend Clementa Pinckney in Charleston, South Carolina by leading congregants in the song Amazing Grace. Reverend Pinckney was one of nine...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-01
Adopting one of the most far-reaching vaccination laws in the nation, California on Tuesday barred religious and other personal-belief exemptions for schoolchildren, a move that could affect tens of...
Salon.com – 2015-06-29
The amazing live performances and films that have talked generations of teens into waiting for marriage
Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-02
State officials on Wednesday formally adopted new rules governing hydraulic fracturing in California, setting in motion some of the toughest guidelines in the nation for the controversial oil...
Fast Company – 2015-07-06
The 150-year-old magazine finally has a website that looks like it was designed in the 21st century.The Nation, America's oldest continuously published weekly magazine, is 150 years old today and up...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-08
Netflix has announced release dates for its first batch of original feature films, including Cary Fukunaga's "Beasts of No Nation," Adam Sandler's "The Ridiculous Six" and Judd Apatow's "Pee-wee's...
Salon.com – 2015-07-05
In Holacracy's vision, workers are citizens of the companies that will one day rule the world
Publishing Perspectives – 2015-07-14
Germany is famous for its book culture, but how much do they really read? Allensbach Media Market Analysis offers some statistics on German reading habits. The post Germany: A Nation Of Readers?...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-07-17
Historian Joseph Ellis talks about four of America's 'Founding Fathers' – George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, and James Madison – who 'made something happen that was otherwise never...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-19
The annual Netroots Nation political conference, being held here this year, isn't just supposed to be friendly to progressive candidates. It is an applause-filled jaunt that can add luster to...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-31
As an actor and producer, the "Mission: Impossible" series has been good to Tom Cruise, and he continues to return the favor.
Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-01
Tom Cruise is the man for the job once again in "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," the fifth installment of the sporadic but long-running spy franchise.
Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-01
Some franchises become worn with age. Some get more complicated and suspenseful. The latter case could be made for "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," which contains the sort of elements that...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-02
Winning the box-office derby on its opening weekend was a foregone conclusion for "Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation," leaving only the question of just how formidable a draw the latest installment...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-02
"Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation" headed into the weekend with expectations of a $40-million opening in the U.S. and Canada, but Paramount Pictures on Sunday reported that its Tom Cruise film...
The Christian Science Monitor – 2015-08-21
Alaa Al Aswany, author of 'The Yacoubian Building,' tells a finely textured story of politics, class, romance, and family set post-World War II Cairo.
Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-29
After the drug-related deaths of two young women at this year's HARD Summer music festival at the Pomona Fairplex, festival organizers Live Nation and L.A. County officials announced one concert...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-08-31
Facing a possible ban on raves at county facilities after the deaths of two young partygoers this month, concert promoter Live Nation has agreed to cancel one upcoming rave at the county-owned...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-03
President Xi Jinping announced Thursday that China will cut its military by 300,000 troops, a significant reduction in one of the largest militaries in the world and a move that the Chinese leader...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-05
Jorge Villalba was a construction worker when the housing market began slowing in 2005, so the Glendale resident changed jobs and decided to invest in his future by going to college.
The Huffington Post – 2015-09-11
Originally published on Hippo Reads (7 September 2015) Image via Paramount Your mission, should you choose to accept it: name a Hollywood action movie that doesn't contain a kiss. Tough, right? ...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-11
On Friday, the nation tolled bells and held moments of silence to mark the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that claimed thousands of victims, scarred the earth in New York,...
The Bookseller – 2015-09-17
The first book from the winner of the Bracken Bower Prize, Saadia Zahidi, has been acquired by Nation Books. The book’s North American rights were sold to Katy O’Donnell, editor at Nation Books,...
The Huffington Post – 2015-09-23
The Nation magazine has hired Joan Walsh, a prominent Salon contributor who previously served as Salon's editor-in-chief for six years. Walsh, who started at Salon as the site’s first news...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-09
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday adopted the nation's strongest earthquake safety laws, requiring that the owners of an estimated 15,000 buildings most at risk of collapse during a major...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-18
Sony's "Goosebumps" adaptation dominated the box office this weekend, while Netflix's "Beasts of No Nation" saw lower turnouts after debuting simultaneously online and in limited release....
Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-17
For the second time in as many years, USC ranked second nationwide in recruiting foreign students, according to a new report. Previously, USC had been the most popular destination for non-U.S....
Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-27
Fact of the day: USC's JuJu Smith-Schuster ranks sixth nationally among receivers, averaging 110 receiving yards per game. He has caught 68 passes, 10 for touchdowns. In The Times: Clay Helton's...
Publishers Weekly – 2015-12-02
U.K.-based independent publisher I.B. Tauris has struck a deal with 'The Nation' magazine to publish two books next year that examine hot topics tied to the presidential election.
The Washington Post – 2015-12-13
As Donald Trump calls for barring Muslims, Laila Lalami recommends titles to counter ignorance.
The Huffington Post – 2015-12-17
Here's a persuasive argument to join a union at work: You might wind up getting a decent amount of paid parental leave. Oh, and a raise. The progressive magazine The Nation announced Wednesday that...
Los Angeles Times – 2015-12-23
Online concert-ticket seller Songkick has helped major artists such as Adele sell passes directly to fans and thwart scalpers in an effort to take on market leader Ticketmaster. Now it's accusing...
Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-31
Capping a historic week at the Sundance Film Festival, Nate Parker's slave-rebellion drama "The Birth of a Nation" took both the grand jury and audience prizes in the U.S. Dramatic competition at...
The Huffington Post – 2016-02-04
Personal technology has come a long way over the past 25 years. Computers aren't just for nerds and gamers anymore. Put-near everyone has a smartphone of some kind, which means they also have access...
The Bookseller – 2016-02-13
Gallic Books is to publish a "skilfully woven state-of-the-nation novel" by Antoine Laurain called French Rhapsody.
The Huffington Post – 2016-02-18
Sports website SB Nation on Wednesday took down a long, sympathetic article about Daniel Holtzclaw, the college football player-turned cop who was convicted in December of serial rape, after...
Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-23
Amid the tense standoff between the FBI and Apple, protests are planned across the nation Tuesday supporting the tech giant's refusal to unlock the San Bernardino gunman’s iPhone. The protest is...
The Bookseller – 2016-03-15
Finland has been named the world’s most literate nation - 16 places ahead of the UK - according to new research.
Los Angeles Times – 2016-04-09
At Comcast Corp., there's old money — and new money. The company's longtime chairman and chief executive, Brian Roberts, 56, collected $36.2 million in compensation in 2015, a nearly 10% increase...
The Huffington Post – 2016-05-27
Sports website SB Nation published its disastrous and "wrongheaded" February story about Daniel Holtzclaw -- the college football player turned cop who was convicted in December of...
The Bookseller – 2016-06-30
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey has said “the arts can bring us together” as a nation following the “uncertainty and division” caused by the EU Referendum.
Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-12
Days after its release, Pokemon Go has become a fast-moving phenomenon, drawing flash mob-like crowds searching neighborhoods, parks and urban streets for imaginary characters on their smartphones....
Los Angeles Times – 2016-09-02
In an op-ed written for The Times, actress Gabrielle Union addressed the controversy surrounding “The Birth of a Nation” director and Oscar-hopeful Nate Parker. Union, who portrays an unnamed...
The Bookseller – 2016-09-13
Penguin Random House chair Gail Rebuck has spoken up for libraries in the House of Lords, citing research that found they save the NHS £27.5m a year in reduced GP visits.
The Bookseller – 2016-09-28
The Harry Potter series is the nation's most-loved book-into-film adaptation, according to a survey, with classics also ranking high in list.
The Bookseller – 2016-10-18
The full text of a speech given by Baroness Gail Rebuck, chair of Penguin Random House UK, during a debate at the House of Lords on libraries and bookshops.
Los Angeles Times – 2016-11-08
Today in Entertainment: Mel Gibson's time in movie jail could be over, George R.R. Martin slams Donald Trump Nov. 7, 2016, 11:32 a.m. Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment...
Los Angeles Times – 2016-11-12
They carried signs that read “Love Trumps Hate” and chanted, “He’s not my president!” In several major U.S. cities, protesters took to the streets again Friday, as they have done each day...
Los Angeles Times – 2016-11-17
President Obama is honoring actors Robert DeNiro, Cicely Tyson, Tom Hanks and Robert Redford with the nation's highest civilian honor. They are among 21 people Obama plans to recognize with the...