MT @corintxt An update to the Facebook website misuses HTML accessibility features on a huge scale, seemingly to foil ad blockers & research tools like @themarkup‘s Citizen Browser. As yet, impacts on visually impaired users are unclear.
Facebook Inc on Saturday slammed a Wall Street Journal series of articles about the social media company’s platform as containing “deliberate mischaracterizations” and said the articles “conferred egregiously false motives to Facebook’s leadership and employees.” #Facebook
RT @DaraKaye OK it’s time for a little how-the-sausage gets made venting session on foreign rights in book publishing. Today I got an email about a topic that strikes UGH into the hearts of everyone who deals with foreign rights: Form 6166.
Gillian Flynn and Lena Waithe will become publishers of their own imprints at Zando, the independent publisher led by ceo Molly Stern. Flynn and Waithe are the first “catalyst partners” announced in Zando’s plan to partner with influential figures and institutions to publish and promote books. Catalyst partners have a revenue share.
RT @ibpa IBPA has partnered with @diversebooks to raise money for the WNDB Internship Grant Program! WNDB’s goals align with our vision where everyone can tell their story and find themselves in the content they read.
RT @NPR The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet is headed back to Iraq. The 3,500-year-old clay artifact, which was looted from Iraq and bought by Hobby Lobby, was seized by authorities who demanded it must be returned.
New York Magazine Cover Store launches today, with 50 of the magazine’s most iconic covers — including the very first 1968 issue of New York Magazine — now available to buy as prints or posters. They start at $19 and are available framed or unframed.
MT @michellemanafy 6AM City, a group of local newsletters based in Greenville, South Carolina, has been operating largely under the radar since 2016. It ramped up last week, announcing plans to triple in size from eight to 24 markets by late this year.
MT @BKBF Check out all the amazing discussions and panels happening at the @BKBF this year! Check out all of the in-person and virtual and activities for Bookends events, Children’s Day, and Festival Day. #BKBF
RT @nationalbook Calling all middle and high school teachers! Registration is open for the 2021 Teen Press Conference, a free virtual event featuring this year’s #NBAwards Finalists for Young People’s Literature and hosted by @kwamealexander.
MT @sljournal Join LJ and SLJ on November 10 for our fifth annual LibraryCon Live! We’re excited to present a day-long celebration of fandom lit, with panels devoted to horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and graphic novels.
RT @wordisdiversity Latinx in Publishing is hiring a remote fall communications intern. Applicants from underrepresented Latinx communities encouraged to apply. Send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org