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businessinsider.com - Benjamin Hunting - How comic-book creators, publishers are changing the industry
How comic-book creators, publishers are changing the industry
Business Insider

2020 hurt the comic-book industry, but independent publishers and creators are pushing forward. Even before the pandemic, small comic shops were suffering as the popularity of big titles dropped. But live video selling, e-commerce, presales, and…

smh.com.au - Chris Barrett - Australian publisher released from jail in Myanmar in mass pardon
Australian publisher released from jail in Myanmar in mass pardon
The Sydney Morning Herald

Singapore: An Australian publisher who was sentenced to 13 years in jail in Myanmar on drugs charges has been released after less than three years behind bars, his ex-wife said on Saturday, after the country's military regime announced a mass…

massivelyop.com - TERA and PUBG publisher Krafton files for preliminary approval of its IPO in South Korea
TERA and PUBG publisher Krafton files for preliminary approval of its IPO in South Korea
Massively Overpowered

At the beginning of the year, we pointed out that Krafton, the games publisher that handles titles like TERA and PUBG, was getting ready to go public soon. The company has since moved one step closer to that reality as it has filed for its…

caixinglobal.com - China's Market Regulator Publishes Tech Firms' Vows of Virtue
China's Market Regulator Publishes Tech Firms' Vows of Virtue
Caixin Global

In their pledges, the companies vowed to follow Chinese laws and foster a healthy market environment built around fair competition. Photo: VCG Each of the 34 Chinese internet giants hauled in for a dressing-down by China's market regulator this…

opindia.com - How Mahashay Rajpal was murdered for publishing Rangeela Rasool
How Mahashay Rajpal was murdered for publishing Rangeela Rasool
OpIndia News

Swargiya Mahashay Rajpal Malhotra was born in a Khatri family in Amritsar on the Panchmi tithi of Ashadh Samvat (AD 1885). Since childhood Mahashay Rajpal ji was very intelligent, hard working, perseverant and was a great student. His father…

forbes.com - Dr. Augustine Fou - The Pandemic Helped Marketers Kick This Old Digital Marketing Habit
The Pandemic Helped Marketers Kick This Old Digital Marketing Habit
Forbes

It's highly encouraging to see marketers take a closer look at their digital ad spending and ask harder questions. Many of them paused digital marketing in 2020 due to the pandemic and are being more thoughtful and careful about what they turn back…

techcrunch.com - Sarah Perez - This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
This Week in Apps: A surprising report on App Tracking, Apple event predictions, Instagram for kids
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Bryce Durbin / TechCrunch Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app industry is as hot as ever, with a record…

gizmodo.com - Valerie Complex - Author N.K. Jemisin Shares Her Sci-Fi Expertise for Masterclass Online
Author N.K. Jemisin Shares Her Sci-Fi Expertise for Masterclass Online
Gizmodo

In a press release, MasterClass announced that three time Hugo award winning author N.K Jemisin will share her knowledge and expertise by conducting one of her own classes for the educational subscription platform. Jemisin will join the likes of…

politico.com - Jack Shafer - Opinion | How Substack Revealed the Real Value of Writers' Unfiltered Thoughts
Opinion | How Substack Revealed the Real Value of Writers' Unfiltered Thoughts
POLITICO

Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images Jack Shafer is Politico's senior media writer. What sort of journalist who has been filing brilliant, scoopy copy about technology, privacy and politics for the past two years on the New York Times editorial page…

telegraph.co.uk - Tom Rees - Scotland's finance minister accepted £600 rugby ticket from industrial tycoon Gupta
Scotland's finance minister accepted £600 rugby ticket from industrial tycoon Gupta
The Telegraph

Scotland's finance minister accepted a £600 rugby ticket from the troubled industrial tycoon Sanjeev Gupta as he lobbied for more state support, following his taxpayer-backed purchase of an aluminium smelter and hunting estate in her Highland…

nytimes.com - The Editorial Board - Opinion | Aleksei Navalny Needs His Doctors
Opinion | Aleksei Navalny Needs His Doctors
The New York Times

Aleksei Navalny's wife, doctor and colleagues have sounded an anguished alarm that the incarcerated Kremlin critic's health is rapidly deteriorating and his heart could stop any minute. They and many other supporters of Mr. Navalny are demanding…

bloomberg.com - Joe Mayes - It's a Fine Line Between Sleaze and Advocacy in Latest U.K. Scandal
It's a Fine Line Between Sleaze and Advocacy in Latest U.K. Scandal
Bloomberg

Boris Johnson has to deal with the fallout of David Cameron's lobbying Boris Johnson has to deal with the fallout of David Cameron's lobbying Photographer: Toby Melville/AFP/Getty Images Sleaze is back in the spotlight in the U.K., and the target…

nytimes.com - Alexis McGill Johnson - Opinion | I'm the Head of Planned Parenthood. We're Done Making Excuses for Our Founder.
Opinion | I'm the Head of Planned Parenthood. We're Done Making Excuses for Our Founder.
The New York Times

We need to talk about Margaret Sanger. For the 11 years that I've been involved with Planned Parenthood, founded by Sanger, her legacy on race has been debated. Sanger, a nurse, opened the nation's first birth control clinic in Brownsville…

telegraph.co.uk - Max Stephens - Prince Philip funeral: Royal family has 'not been able to say goodbye to Duke of Edinburgh in the way they'd hoped or planned'- latest updates
Prince Philip funeral: Royal family has 'not been able to say goodbye to Duke of Edinburgh in the way they'd hoped or planned'- latest updates
The Telegraph

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said the Royal Family have not been able to say goodbye to Prince Philip 'in the way they'd hoped or planned'. Justin Welby said the public will 'never fail to admire' the Queen's composure in the wake of her…

tennessean.com - Matthew Leimkuehler, The Tennessean - Music industry leaders ask Tennessee lawmakers to stop 'disastrous' anti-LGBTQ legislation
Music industry leaders ask Tennessee lawmakers to stop 'disastrous' anti-LGBTQ legislation
The Tennessean

Leading record labels, streaming services, publishing companies and media firms in Nashville issued an open letter Friday urging Tennessee lawmakers to denounce legislation targeting LGBTQ community members. More than three dozen companies —…

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