Holocaust survivor opens book fair after neo-fascist banned

World 05/09/19, 15:55

A Polish-born Holocaust survivor opened a book fair in Italy on Thursday to a standing ovation, after organizers agreed to ban a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group.Halina Birenbaum, an 89-year-old poet who lives in Israel, was quoted by Italy's ...

Paper plans hires from new acquisition; number not yet known

U.S. 05/06/19, 17:22

The publisher of The New Orleans Advocate says workers have begun adding desks to its newsroom and advertising area in anticipation of hiring staffers from the recently purchased Times-Picayune.Publisher Dan Shea says The Advocate will hire journalists and other staff ...

Dykstra sues Darling over book claiming racist tirade

Sports 04/09/19, 18:51

Lenny Dykstra has sued former New York Mets teammate Ron Darling, St. Martin's Press and Macmillan Publishing Group over a passage in the pitcher's new book accusing the outfielder of directing racist comments toward Boston starter Oil Can Boyd during ...

Bill introduced to help publishers bargain with tech giants

Tech 04/03/19, 15:29

News publishers would gain greater power to negotiate terms with Facebook and Google under terms of a bill filed Wednesday in the House of Representatives.The proposal aims to give newspaper and digital publishers who have been struggling financially the right ...

Publishers plan bound editions of Mueller report

Entertainment 03/29/19, 15:13

When Attorney General William Barr releases a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation, several publishers will be ready to put it out in book form. Barr notified Congressional leaders Friday that he expects the report ...

Swedish foreign ministry investigates ambassador to China

World 02/14/19, 02:06

The Swedish Embassy in China says its ambassador is under internal investigation.The embassy said Thursday that Ambassador Anna Lindstedt has returned to Stockholm to meet with officials from the foreign affairs ministry. She is not under criminal investigation.Lindstedt left Beijing ...

Origin of virus that hobbled newspapers still unclear

U.S. 12/30/18, 19:02

The origins of a suspected computer attack that disrupted the Los Angeles Times and Tribune Publishing newspapers remained unclear Sunday after causing delivery delays and being brought to the attention of federal investigators.San Diego Union-Tribune Publisher Jeff Light described the ...

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