Publishing Industry

Is There a Future for Russian Independent Media?

Is There a Future for Russian Independent Media? Is There a Future for Russian Independent Media?

The press in Russia has been operating under slow but constant erosion during the entirety of Putin’s watch.

Sep 29, 2022 / Interactive / Alyona Minkovski and Alina Spatz

Bill McKibben

The Indefatigable Bill McKibben The Indefatigable Bill McKibben

An interview with the environmentalist about what inspires him, how he became a writer, and his recent book, The Flag, the Cross, and the Station Wagon.

Sep 15, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Camille Baker

Astro Boy

Manga Hulks Its Way to the Top Manga Hulks Its Way to the Top

Japanese comics have become an undisputed juggernaut of the publishing industry.

Sep 9, 2022 / First Person / Viken Berberian

“The Nation” and the National Writers Union Reach an Agreement

“The Nation” and the National Writers Union Reach an Agreement “The Nation” and the National Writers Union Reach an Agreement

It will protect freelancers’ rights and set rates and conditions.

Sep 6, 2022 / Abigail Higgins

What Happened to Newspaper Book Reviewing?

What Happened to Newspaper Book Reviewing? What Happened to Newspaper Book Reviewing?

As a mode of recommendation, the newspaper fiction review has less to recommend it than ever before.

Jul 27, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Frank Guan

Library sign

You Can’t Buy These Books You Can’t Buy These Books

In their attack on libraries, megapublishers roll a Trojan horse into the courts.

Jul 18, 2022 / Maria Bustillos

The Gilded Age of Magazines

The Gilded Age of Magazines The Gilded Age of Magazines

The decline and fall of the glossy.

Jul 12, 2022 / Books & the Arts / Kevin Lozano

Midge Decter speaking a lectern

Farewell to Midge Decter, the Bigot on the Beach Farewell to Midge Decter, the Bigot on the Beach

The obituaries for the founding mother of neoconservatism fail to give a sense of how vile her opinions really were.

May 13, 2022 / Jeet Heer

A man in a suit stands at a lectern

“The New York Times” Has Badly Lost Its Bearings “The New York Times” Has Badly Lost Its Bearings

Its next editor, Joe Kahn, needs to get it back on course.

May 13, 2022 / Dan Froomkin

Red Planet Books and Comics in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Don’t Fear a Red Planet: The Story of the World’s Only Native Comic Shop Don’t Fear a Red Planet: The Story of the World’s Only Native Comic Shop

Lee Francis IV turned an empty hair salon into a space for “Indigenerds” to let their imaginations run wild.

May 4, 2022 / Cecilia Nowell

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