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nytimes.com - Ron Lieber - The Discount Data That Some Colleges Won't Publish
The Discount Data That Some Colleges Won't Publish
The New York Times

By now, many people shopping for college have gotten the message that not everyone pays the list price. But what percentage do get some kind of discount, how much is it and what sorts of students get one? One way to answer these questions —…

ign.com - Jada Griffin - Are Developers or Publishers More Important in How You Choose Games?
Are Developers or Publishers More Important in How You Choose Games?
IGN

Infinity Ward, Fromsoftware, and Insomniac are just a few of the hundreds of development teams out there but they and plenty of other top developers regularly take input from publishers like Activision, Bandai Namco, and Sony during the process to…

nytimes.com - Natasha Singer - LinkedIn Ran Social Experiments On 20 Million Users Over Five Years
LinkedIn Ran Social Experiments On 20 Million Users Over Five Years
The New York Times

LinkedIn ran experiments on more than 20 million users over five years that, while intended to improve how the platform worked for members, could have affected some people's livelihoods, according to a new study. In experiments conducted around the…

jpost.com - By  PAUL GOLDBERG - The Literary Mafia': The myth that Jews control publishing - review
The Literary Mafia': The myth that Jews control publishing - review
The Jerusalem Post

In 1950, the English departments of American universities were so close to Judenfrei that the few Jewish professors who broke through kept that part of their identity secret, fearing that such revelations would upset students. Meanwhile, publishers…

journal-news.com - Patrick Geshan - He's not done yet: Miami professor Fahey just keeps publishing
He's not done yet: Miami professor Fahey just keeps publishing
journal-news

Fahey spends three to five hours a day researching history, mostly surrounding social alcohol and drug use throughout time. He talks to scholars, looks at journals and writes. “After retirement, I was freed with so much time,” he…

bizpacreview.com - Kevin Haggerty - FB quickly reverses ban on conservative book publisher's ads, provides no explanation for suspension
FB quickly reverses ban on conservative book publisher's ads, provides no explanation for suspension
BizPac Review

After a reportedly unexplained ban on their advertisements, Facebook reversed the decision called an “existential threat” by a conservative book publisher who contended “countless small businesses” have been…

theguardian.com - Julia Kollewe - HRT: inside the complex global supply chain behind a $20bn market
HRT: inside the complex global supply chain behind a $20bn market
The Guardian

In the centre of the factory stand 31 reactors: giant metal globes that can hold up to 10,000 litres of liquid each. Every week, gleaming stainless steel drums arrive by truck at this plant on the outskirts of Oss, in the Netherlands. Their…

asumetech.com - Arthur - Videogamedunkey Launches New Indie Game Publisher
Videogamedunkey Launches New Indie Game Publisher
Asume Tech

A new independent game publisher called BIG MODE has been announced by the YouTuber Videogamedunkey. With platforms giving creators more visibility, the independent gaming scene is expanding. Of course, there was a whole section for independent…

wordpress.com - CBethM - Creating a World by Maria Tureaud
Creating a World by Maria Tureaud
WordPress.com

When a sudden, mandatory two-week vacation turned into a worldwide lockdown that sent so many into a spiral of despair, I had a thought. It was born from a bored re-watch of the 1994 movie Interview With the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles. I…

foxnews.com - Brian Flood - Magazine industry in midst of 'death spiral' over evolving consumer habits, influx of woke politics: experts
Magazine industry in midst of 'death spiral' over evolving consumer habits, influx of woke politics: experts
Fox News

There was a time when eagerly anticipating the mailman's arrival to drop off beloved periodicals was a key facet of American culture, but a change in consumption habits and perceived liberal agendas have resulted in a 'death spiral for the magazine…

abcnews.go.com - Max Zahn  - The Fed says unemployment will rise. Here's who economists say would lose their jobs first.
The Fed says unemployment will rise. Here's who economists say would lose their jobs first.
ABC News

The Federal Reserve escalated its fight against inflation this week, instituting a major rate increase and saying more will likely follow. The moves will cause a jump in the number of unemployed Americans by the end of next year, the central bank…

wired.com - Lily Hay Newman - Security News This Week: Child Predators Mine Twitch to Prey on Kids
Security News This Week: Child Predators Mine Twitch to Prey on Kids
WIRED

Some churches across the United States are using invasive phone-monitoring technology in efforts to discourage “sinful” behavior, a WIRED investigation revealed this week. The churches are using a series of apps, dubbed…

mirror.co.uk - Antony Thrower - Queen's dresser faces uncertain future after being 'frozen out by King
Queen's dresser faces uncertain future after being 'frozen out by King
mirror

The Queen's dresser and confidante faces an uncertain future with King Charles on the throne, it has been claimed. Angela Kelly, 69, started working for the late Queen in 1993 after a chance meeting when she was a housekeeper for Sir Christopher…

slate.com - Dan Kois - Time to Bring Back the Bathroom Book
Time to Bring Back the Bathroom Book
Slate

Quick: Where are you while you're reading this? You might be at work. Or relaxing in a café. Perhaps you're driving your car (please don't read Slate while driving your car). Or you might be sitting on the toilet. Honestly, you're probably…

yahoo.com - Andy Serwer with Dylan Croll - How to survive the worst bear market ever
How to survive the worst bear market ever
Yahoo | Mail, Weather, Search, Politics, News, Finance, Sports & Videos

In Tom Wolfe's famous essay about the 1970s, “ The Me Decade,” he wrote about how Americans had abandoned communal thinking in favor of personal wealth. 'They took their money and ran,' he wrote. In fact, there wasn't much money to…

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