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Review: WHITEWASH — A tribute to 5 Pointz Special

New York - "WHITEWASH" is a gallery show at Jeffery Leder Gallery. It is a tribute to 5 Pointz Aerosol Art Center and a response to its destruction. The show is curated by Marie Cecile-Flageul.
Digital Journal Report by Kathleen Creighton

Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies in Mexico City home, 1927-2014

Considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century, famed Colombian journalist, novelist, short story writer and screenwriter Gabriel Garcia Marquez has passed away at the age of 87 in his Mexico City home.
In the Media by Jeannie Stokowski-Bisanti

'Ride Along' still cruising; Annie Awards pick 'Frozen'

With well over 100 million people watching the Super Bowl, domestically, movie box offices will be quiet, at least for the day. But, there is a winner here and that is, once again, "Ride Along."
In the Media by Tim O'Brien

Media startup Assignmint adds journalist Maer Roshan to Board Special

Journalism startup Assignmint today announced the addition of veteran journalist Maer Roshan to their Board of Directors. The announcement of Roshan's addition comes just as Assignmint launches the private beta version of their software for enterprise.
Digital Journal Report by Eleanor Wall

Nigerian writers want better deal Special

The Association of Nigerian Writers ANA wants to create a viable and affordable publishing outlet for young and budding writers. The Lagos branch of ANA says the intitiative will help authors tackle some of the challenges of writing in Nigeria.
Digital Journal Report by Samuel Okocha - 2 comments

New book aiding suicide charity offers 'anything and everything' Special

The end of the holiday season may leave many with happy memories, but for others, it can be dark indeed. A new anthology of short Irish fiction is hoping to address the spectre of suicide, and help suicide charity Console at the same time.
Digital Journal Report by Cate Kustanczy

PEN Canada deeply concerned about 'blunt attempts at censorship' Special

Toronto - PEN Canada, a national organisation of writers, has announced a new initiative to counter “efforts by different levels of government to curb, control, obfuscate, and sometimes even suspend the basic rights of Canadians”.
Digital Journal Report by André R. Gignac - 17 comments

Digital Journalists landing more opportunities thanks to digital publishing and community experience

With the rise of social media and communities such as Pinterest, Twitter and Instagram, news organizations and brands are facing increased pressure to find editorial talent who can work seamlessly in the fast-paced world of digital media.

Kath Lingenfelter on the writing life and her years on House Special

Kath Lingenfelter learned much from her two years writing for the hit medical drama. Now that the series has ended, it's time to move on.
Digital Journal Report by Mindy Peterman - 2 comments

Inside the Sydney Writers’ Festival 2012

Sydney - What should be public and what should be kept private? That’s the theme for this year’s Sydney Writers’ Festival, which officially starts on Monday.
In the Media by Richard Milnes

Review: Ottawa writers learn to market and distribute their own book

Ottawa - A new Ottawa not-for-profit group invites local writers who seek to explore ways of publishing, marketing and distributing their books.
In the Media by Raymond Samuels

Writers compete to have morgue named after them

Dundee - Ten of the world's top crime writers are competing to have a new morgue and research facility in Scotland named after them.
In the Media by Lynn Curwin - 5 comments

Connecting Dots: Reporting on the Byron Bay Writers' Festival Special

Byron Bay - Offering art, entertainment, food, and ideas, a growing number of literary festivals worldwide are attracting ever-increasing participation from an international sub-culture.
Digital Journal Report by Robert G Cope - 5 comments

Op-Ed: Best practice option for pro writers — Word 2010 Special

I write 4,000 words of SEO per day, plus other articles. My old Word program crashed on me after 13 books, thousands of articles and millions of words. The new Word 2010 is all over its predecessors.
Digital Journal Report by Paul Wallis - 2 comments

New site helps writers, illustrators to showcase their work Special

A new online community has launched recently which aims to give people the chance to showcase their literary and visual work.
Digital Journal Report by Jane Fazackarley - 7 comments

Panel: Writers worry freedom of expression may be restricted

Writers and free-expression advocates from across the globe are in Geneva today in conjunction with the Human Rights Council warning about the potential harm of imposing legal restrictions on expression considered offensive or defamatory to religions.
In the Media by KJ Mullins

Interview with Sierra Leonean academic giant Eustace Palmer Special

It’s not everyday that one gets to interview Professor Eustace Palmer, one of Africa’s intellectual heavyweights, academic giants and distinguished son of Sierra Leone, a small country in the west of Africa.
Digital Journal Report by Gibril Koroma - 1 comment

Scribd.com Lets Writers Sell Digital Copies Directly

Scribd.com, a popular document-sharing website, is allowing authors to sell their works in digital format through their store. Authors can earn 80 per cent of the posted sale price.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham

Writers Strike Finally Over

U.S. film and television writers are to return to work after it was made official that the strike which has brought Hollywood to a standstill, is now over. The Oscars are also set to go ahead as planned in a few days time
In the Media by Michelle Duffy - 6 comments

Writers' strike could end in next few days

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) may end their strike with as early as this weekend according to some reports. They are expected to sign a three-year deal by Sunday.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 9 comments

Op-Ed: Late Night Greed

Can there be any greater proof of the big media conglomerates' greed than what was broadcast during the return of the late-night talk shows last night? The WGA received validation of their stance from the most unlikely of places: AMPTP members themselves.
In the Media by Nate Barlow - 2 comments

Thesop.org Supports the Striking Writers

Whenever a TV show or movie is sold for public viewing, screen writers are paid a fair percentage of the profits for their written content. Except, apparently, when that content is streaming in online video.
In the Media by exastra23

CBS News Writers Strike Would Open Doors For Online Content Providers

CBS News writers will vote this Thursday on whether or not they will go on strike and absolutely cripple news production on CBS television and radio. Who would benefits the most? Online news content providers of course.
In the Media by malan

Op-Ed: The WGA Strike, a View From the Outside Looking in

If you're on the outside of the TV, film, and entertainment industry during this writer's strike, then you've been affected by the picketing - no doubt, reading the stories. However, what will the strike do to the industry if it goes on for awhile?
In the Media by Mark M Drewe - 3 comments

Jon Stewart's Production Co. To Pay Writers for Two Weeks

Jon Stewart is paying the salaries of writers for the Daily Show and the Colbert Report through Busboy, his production company for the next two weeks in a show of solidarity and support during the writers' strike.
In the Media by William Suphan - 2 comments

Expect Reruns From Hollywood Strike

Movie and television writers went into strike against producers on Monday, forcing late night shows to broadcast reruns. "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and "Late Night With David Letterman" are two that are expected to play reruns.
In the Media by ashley.woods4

Hollywood Writers Going On Strike

You don't have to get ready for a season of reruns as Hollywood writers begin their strike but it may take longer to get next year's shows out. It's the first time that the writers have actually gone on strike in almost 20 years.
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 6 comments

Op-Ed: Burma's Writers Are In Danger Of Prison

What would happen if the government put a stop to poetry. If your written words expressing how you feel could make you an outlaw, would you continue to write about your way of life?
In the Media by KJ Mullins - 3 comments

Creative minds flock to Latvian seaside retreat

The International Writers' and Translators' House in Ventspils, a town 190 kilometres north-west of Latvia's capital, is part of the HALMA, the European Network of Literary Centres, the largest writers' house in Eastern and Central Europe.
In the Media by dpa news

Even Jane Austen wouldn’t get a publisher these days- literally

Yep, it’s true. Somebody sent 18 chapters of Jane Austen novels to publishers. Only one of them figured out they had a copy of Pride and Prejudice. The others didn’t want to know. What a surprise.
In the Media by Paul Wallis - 13 comments
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