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polygon.com - Charlie Hall - D&D won't change the OGL, handing fans and third-party publishers a massive victory
D&D won't change the OGL, handing fans and third-party publishers a massive victory
Polygon

Dungeons & Dragons publisher Wizards of the Coast will abandon attempts to alter the Open Gaming License (OGL). The announcement, made Friday, comes after weeks of virulent anger from fans and third-party publishers caused the story to make…

attackthesystem.com - Keith Preston - The Mass Media Used To Publish Perspectives On Ukraine That They Would Never Publish Today
The Mass Media Used To Publish Perspectives On Ukraine That They Would Never Publish Today
Attack the System

The other day I stumbled across a 2014 opinion piece in The Guardian titled “ It's not Russia that's pushed Ukraine to the brink of war ” by Seumas Milne, who the following year would go on to become the Labour Party's Executive…

redstate.com - Brad Slager - NY Times Has an Expose' on How Woke Attitudes Have Corrupted Publishing
NY Times Has an Expose' on How Woke Attitudes Have Corrupted Publishing
RedState

In a medium that prides itself on free expression, publishing has become hesitant to sign certain voices and writers are self-censoring. In another sign of how the intellectual elites of our culture are intent on damaging themselves in the name of…

coalition-s.org - cOAlition S confirms the end of its financial support for Open Access publishing under transformative arrangements after 2024
cOAlition S confirms the end of its financial support for Open Access publishing under transformative arrangements after 2024
coalition-s.org

Go back Transformative arrangements – including Transformative Agreements and Transformative Journals – were developed to encourage subscription journals to transition to full and immediate open access within a defined timeframe (31…

smh.com.au - Fairfax Media Australia - Writers need more government support: publisher Louise Adler
Writers need more government support: publisher Louise Adler
The Sydney Morning Herald

For all the talk about our fractured attention spans and ability to still read books, when a new phenomenon hits the shelves, we crack open the covers. “If Harry Potter is delivered, what do we see? We see kids who are apparently…

finextra.com - Editorial Team - Plaid publishes response to CFPB's personal data right proposal
Plaid publishes response to CFPB's personal data right proposal
Finextra Research

Plaid has released a series of recommendations to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) in response to the Bureau's call for stakeholder feedback on its strong consumer financial data rights proposal. Plaid's letter explains that the…

reuters.com - Virtual reality brings Holocaust history to future generations
Virtual reality brings Holocaust history to future generations
Reuters

JERUSALEM, Jan 27 (Reuters) - For those who survived the Holocaust, the memories can never be erased, but their generation is dying out. Educators and historians are looking for new ways to keep their experience alive and connect to younger people.

gamesradar.com - Benjamin Abbott - Hasbro to lay off 1K staff, with D&D publisher being one of the few to show 'strong growth'
Hasbro to lay off 1K staff, with D&D publisher being one of the few to show 'strong growth'
GamesRadar+

Toy and entertainment giant Hasbro will be laying off 1,000 people (roughly 15% of its workforce) after poor results in the last quarter, in spite of D&D publisher Wizards of the Coast performing well throughout 2022. Following losses of 17%…

forbes.com - Rob Salkowitz - Art Titan Frank Frazetta's Legacy Keeps Growing With New Projects And A Massive Retrospective
Art Titan Frank Frazetta's Legacy Keeps Growing With New Projects And A Massive Retrospective
Forbes

Art by Frank Frazetta, courtesy of Taschen Press In an iconic painting by the great fantasy artist Frank Frazetta (1928-2010), a stoic barbarian, whose chiseled face resembles the artist himself, leans on his sword atop a mound of vanquished…

kitco.com - White House publishes
White House publishes
Kitco

(Kitco News) - A group of senior U.S. officials from the White House published a statement on Friday titled “The Administration's Roadmap to Mitigate Cryptocurrencies' Risks,” which outlined the Biden administration's plans for…

nytimes.com - Tobias Carroll - New York City and Its Discontents, in 3 New Books
New York City and Its Discontents, in 3 New Books
The New York Times

Some of the most memorable fiction about sports centers on elite athletes with a penchant for the philosophical. They're the main players in Chad Harbach's “The Art of Fielding” (2011) and Don DeLillo's “End Zone”…

searchengineland.com - Danny Goodwin - This day in search marketing history: January 28
This day in search marketing history: January 28
Search Engine Land

in 2014, Google started answering complex questions at the top of its search results with detailed responses (or answers) taken from websites. Does that sound like featured snippets? It should. Because it was. We know from Google that featured…

socialmediatoday.com - Andrew Hutchinson - Twitter Publishes 2023 Marketing Calendar to Assist with Campaign Planning
Twitter Publishes 2023 Marketing Calendar to Assist with Campaign Planning
Social Media Today

Looking to map out your content calendar for the year ahead? This will help – Twitter has published its annual events calendar, which highlights all of the key dates and celebrations that you need to keep in mind in your planning. The…

providencejournal.com - Jack Perry - Layoffs coming to Hasbro as Monopoly maker, D&D publisher to shed 1,000 jobs
Layoffs coming to Hasbro as Monopoly maker, D&D publisher to shed 1,000 jobs
The Providence Journal

Pawtucket-based Hasbro, Inc., says it will lay off 1,000 employees, or about 15% of its global workforce, after a drop in revenue in the fourth quarter of 2022 driven by weakness in its consumer products business and 'a challenging holiday' sales…

cnbc.com - Pia Singh - Goldman predicts clean hydrogen will be a $1 trillion market. Here's how to play it.
Goldman predicts clean hydrogen will be a $1 trillion market. Here's how to play it.
CNBC

In the race to reduce global carbon emissions to zero, clean hydrogen is increasingly expected to be a winner. Hydrogen is the most the most abundant elements in the universe, and has long been looked to as part of the solution as the world shifts…

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