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The LenFest Institute

Lenfest Institute for Journalism Gains $26.5 Million in Funding 

Pub Date: Jul 11, 2017

Following a productive first year of operation, The Lenfest Institute for Journalism has garnered an additional $26.5 million of funding for various projects and initiatives aimed at developing viable business models for local journalism. H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, who founded the Philadelphia-based institute in January 2016 and simultaneously transferred ownership of the Inquirer, Daily News and newspapers’ joint web Read more »

Tennessee Humanities

Southern Festival of Books Reveals Author Lineup 

Pub Date: Jul 11, 2017

Humanities Tennessee Saturday announced a lineup of award-winning, bestselling authors who will headline the 29th annual Southern Festival of Books in Nashville taking place Oct. 13-15. The roster includes such notables as Jami Attenberg, Ann Beattie, Chris Bohjalian, Wiley Cash, Clyde Edgerton, Jennifer Egan, Jonathan Eig, Radney Foster, Andy Hardin, Rodney Jones, Nicole Krauss, Peter Cooper, Ron Rash and Ben Read more »

Red Circle

Japanese Writers’ House, Red Circle Authors Team Up

Pub Date: Jun 30, 2017

Japanese Writers’ House proudly presents its new business alliance with Red Circle Authors Limited, a specialist communications and publishing company. www.redcircleauthors.com Under this new and exciting alliance, the two companies will work closely together to increase international interest and awareness of Japanese literature and promote the works of Japan-based authors to publishers and readers worldwide. Red Circle, Read more »

Barnes & Noble Bookseller

July’s Celebrities and Authors at Barnes & Noble

Pub Date: Jun 28, 2017

July’s Celebrities and Authors at Barnes & Noble: Robert Beatty, Chris Colfer, Bill Nye, Lisa Scottoline, Daniel Silva, Wesley Snipes, Brad Thor, Gerard Way, and Many More Big Name Celebrities Fans Can Visit Barnes & Noble and Meet the Celebrities They Love Including Famous Television Personalities, Award-Winning Musicians and Actors, Well-Known YouTubers, Bestselling Authors and Read more »

Edward R. Murrow Award

Denver Post Honored with National Edward R. Murrow Award

Pub Date: Jun 26, 2017

Documentary Feature on At-Risk High School Football Team Recognized for Outstanding Sports Reporting The Denver Post, a Digital First Media (DFM) brand, has won the 2017 National Edward R. Murrow Award for Sports Reporting in the Large Digital News Organization Category. The Post’s AAron Ontiveroz, Director of Emerging Media, and Kyle Newman, Digital Prep Sports Read more »

Barnes & Noble Bookseller

Barnes & Noble Reports Fiscal 2017 Year-End Financial Results

Pub Date: Jun 25, 2017

Company Exceeds Prior Year Operating Profit on Cost Reductions Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) today reported sales and earnings for its fiscal 2017 fourth quarter and full-year ended April 29, 2017. Total sales were $821 million for the quarter and $3.9 billion for the full year, decreasing 6.3% and 6.5% over the prior year periods, respectively. Comparable store sales declined 6.3% for Read more »

Facebook Journalism Project

Introducing Facebook Safety for Journalists Resources

Pub Date: Jun 24, 2017 | Reporter: Reprinted from Facebook

As part of the Facebook Journalism Project‘s goal to provide training and tools for journalists, we are committed to helping journalists stay vigilant about their safety on our platform. Today, we are launching Facebook Safety for Journalists, an initiative that builds upon steps we have taken since the Facebook Journalism Project launched earlier this year. Working Read more »

Ingram Content

Stanford University Press Expands Scholarly Titles Via CoreSource®

Pub Date: Jun 15, 2017

Stanford University Press continues to expand their reach and impact in the academic space with Ingram Content Group’s distribution network. Stanford University Press is now using CoreSource®, Ingram’s digital asset management and distribution platform, to increase their digital presence in the academic market. In November, Stanford University Press signed with Ingram Academic Services, Ingram’s distribution Read more »

Lee Child leads this explosive new thriller collection!

Pub Date: Jun 15, 2017

MatchUp Edited by Lee Child Twenty-two of the world’s top suspense/thriller writers bring their signature characters together for eleven original, electrifying stories. Writing with a “Battle of the Sexes” theme, readers will get pairings such as Lee Child’s Jack Reacher matching wits with Kathy Reichs’s Temperance Brennan; Diana Gabaldon’s Jamie Fraser joining Steve Berry’s Cotton Read more »

Pen America

Pen America Opens Submissions for 2018 Awards

Pub Date: Jun 2, 2017

PEN America submissions for the 2018 PEN Literary Awards are now open. Click here to view a full list of current awards. Manuscript and book submissions will be accepted from June 1, 2017 through August 15, 2017. p n also accepts nominations from Professional Members for many of our most prestigious career awards. If you are Read more »